Perhaps we expect too much of the movies. Can it be enough for them to simply be beautiful to look at? This is one of the arguments made for Disney’s annual live-action nature movie, like “Born in China,” which .
There’s a substantial irony in the lyrics of Rock group Tower of Power’s best-known song. The band played last Thursday evening in Manhattan as part of the McCain Auditorium series and again demonstrated that popular music shows can .
We walked in silence to our car after having seen the latest Manhattan High play production, of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” I was thinking about how those islanders would turn into North American Indians in “Peter Pan” (for which “Peter .
SUNDAY Riley County Genealogical Society Presentation: “DNA Test Results — What now?” by Jill Meyers Frese, 2 p.m. DNA testing has become a popular tool for genealogist looking for additional information on your family roots. The different tests available will be .
Break out your boots and spurs for the annual K-State Rodeo at Weber Arena this weekend. Friday is Tough Enough to Wear Pink night in support of cancer research and awareness. Rodeo begins at 7:30. There are two opportunities for rodeo .
The sequel to the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie, “Fifty Shades Darker,” really isn’t successful enough at telling a story to merit the usual treatment. Oh, it is sexy, and there is some fun in it. “Darker” isn’t .
David Littrell, cello; Bach Cello Suites and Gamba Sonatas January 30 and February 7, All Faiths Chapel Auditorium In his long and productive career, KSU’s Distinguished Professor of Music David Littrell hasn’t shied away from big projects with substantial challenges. .
SUNDAY Read with a Dog, 2 p.m. Manhattan Public Library. MONDAY Toddler Wiggleworms, 9:30 p.m. For more storytimes and events, visit mhklibrary.org. Manhattan Public Library. Free Kids’ Move: “Trolls,” 2 p.m. Manhattan Public Library. Experience the Freedom the Founders .
The Philly filmmaker, M. Knight Shyamalan, has a new hit. Add “Split” with James McAvoy to his list of horror and fantasy films. They include “The Sixth Sense” with Bruce Willis, “Signs” with Mel Gibson, “The Village” with Joaquin Phoenix, .
Someone can’t get a signal. Someone won’t answer the door. Someone put an elephant on the stairs. Someone’s not ready to talk. Someone is her brother’s mother. Someone hates irrational numbers. Someone told the police. Someone .
The recent movies scheduled for release on DVD this month are a cryptic batch. But they aren’t, generally speaking, without interest. For example, “Arrival” is a movie about outer space aliens teaching Amy Adams their language so that she .
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