No matter how one tries to formulate remarks about the new, live-action “Beauty and the Beast” movie, what one says is going to sound like complaining. That’s too bad. Disney’s 2017 version of its 1993 stage musical based on its 1991 .
Chicagoland native and corporate salesman Ray Kroc apparently referred to himself as “The Founder” of McDonald’s drivein restaurants. The movie about his association with the McDonald brothers, also called “The Founder,” stars Michael Keaton as Kroc. It is playing .
Hilary Rombeck wants people to know a dietitian does more than help people lose weight. Rombeck, the owner of Embrace Nutrition, 2029 Vanesta Place No. 16, works with people to maximize all areas of their eating habits, but she focuses on families, .
On the one hand the new movie “The Belco Experiment” is an Agatha Christie concept as a horror picture. Eighty people are barricaded inside an eight-story building, the intercom begins making announcements, and people start dying. And the deaths are .
This fascinating and stimulating book was written by British writer and documentary filmmaker Ruth Whippman. Moving from Britain to Berkeley, California, with her husband and son, she noticed Americans seemed to be much more invested than are the British in .
Ashley Bergner Contributing writer It’s easy to dismiss movie novelizations as sub-par literature. They’re different from pre-existing books that are then adapted to film; they’re not always the best-written books, and they often come across as little .
Hannah Ens Contributing writer The synopsis for this book had one of my “sign me up” phrases: upstairs- downstairs drama. Toss in magic with a societal power imbalance and I’m in. Gilded Cage takes place in contemporary Britain where .
SUNDAY Free genealogy presentation: Getting Started with Your German Family History, 2 p.m. Learn about things you need to know in both American and German records to begin tracing your German roots. The presenter, Kelsee Walker, has a bachelor’s .
If you must go see a movie about giant monsters, maybe “Kong Skull Island” wouldn’t be the worst choice. It looks tons better than “Godzilla” (even the newest version). And if its story doesn’t have the figurative kick .
Afternoon walks sometimes take me to the Kansas State campus, where I enjoy strolling through venerable old buildings filled with memories of my time as a K-State student in the early 1970s. The other day, I ventured into the Gymnasium .
My rhubarb plantings are showing signs of spring growth. The asparagus patch has been cleaned up. Broccoli plants are growing in my basement. St. Patrick’s Day is the unofficial start to the vegetable gardening season. Join myself and a .
Dave Carlson has spent a lot of the last year and a half cutting trees in the woods. He’s used the wood to build grills, a cooking stand, fire circles and has started to build emergency shelters and a .
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