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Military invited on river paddle

Join Outdoor Recreation on a leisurely paddle down a Coastal Georgia river from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 30. Lifeguards will be on trip.

May 18, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Troupe off to see the 'Wizard

The Richmond Hill Community Theatre performed "The Wizard of Oz" to a sold-out crowd Saturday at the Wetlands Center in J.F. Gregory Park. Ken Butler directed the play. Tom Harris was the assistant director. Dawn Berry was the producer and stage manager. Hillary Nelson was in charge of set and costume design, assisted by Stacie Eller. Michael Wrenn handled sound and lighting, and Kristen Graves as the make-up artist.

May 07, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Indiana Jones 5 is confirmed, but no word on release date yet

ADVENTURE LAND — Disney is slowly taking over the world. First it bought Pixar, then Marvel, and most recently LucasFilms and the rights to "Star Wars."

May 06, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Things to Do


'The First Martyr' episode of 'A.D.' culminates with powerful scene

The approach that the Bible-inspired series "A.D. The Bible Continues" has settled upon is now clear. The first half of the average episode — and sometimes more than the first half — consists of historical drama based only loosely on the period. The episode then climaxes with stirring scenes taken more or less from the biblical text.

May 06, 2015 | Eric Huntsman Deseret News | Things to Do


Have You Seen This? Awesome man punches bear



BEAR COUNTRY — I have no shame in admitting that I am afraid of bears. Scratch that, I am mortified of bears. They run fast, climb trees, swim like Michael Phelps and they a pretty darn clever. Give me a moment as I shudder.

May 05, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Things to Do


Mothers Day on Fort Stewart

Make the day special for mom by taking her to the Mother's Day Brunch from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at Club Stewart.

May 04, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Say goodbye to TV as we know it

If you’re someone who plans their days and weeks around your favorite TV episodes, never risking the chance to miss a scene, you’re probably among the minority.

May 04, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Things to Do


The last season of ‘The Mentalist’ is on DVD

“The Mentalist” is done and its final season is now on DVD.

May 04, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Things to Do


Most Americans stop listening to new music by age 33

When was the last time you listened to a new song? If you’re beyond the age of 33, new research suggests that it’s probably been a long time.

May 04, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Things to Do


Cast keeps 'Age of Adaline' watchable

"The Age of Adaline" is a decently made film that features warm performances, but I wish it was more than it was capable of being. However, based on the charm and sweetness, this film is just passable enough to recommend.

May 01, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


'Merchants of Doubt' attacks climate change skeptics

“MERCHANTS OF DOUBT” — ★★½ — Robert Hansen, Frederick Singer, Naomi Oreskes, Jamy Ian Swiss, Bob Inglis, Marc Morano; PG-13 (brief strong language); Broadway

May 01, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Things to Do


Fauna board game is fun, family friendly and filled with animals

Animals are everywhere in Fauna, a board game by FoxMind for two to six players. Players are testing their knowledge about the animal world. The game is educational, fun and family friendly. It won the 2011 preferred choice award from Creative Child magazine, was a Game of the Year nominee in 2009 and was one of Dr. Toy’s 100 best products in 2011.

May 01, 2015 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News | Things to Do


Liked 'The Hunger Games'? Add these 5 dystopic novels to your reading list

The cultural enthrall over the dystopian genre that ignited and took off with books and movies like the Hunger Games and the Divergent series hasn’t subsided but rather intensified. In fact, these initial 21st century dystopian novels set the stage and opened the way for countless writers to delve further into the dystopian realm, creating and recreating hypothetical utopian and dystopian realities.

May 01, 2015 | Sara Jarman KSL | Things to Do


Star Wars madness just won’t stop

Are we all decompressed after last week’s Star Wars madness? Let’s hope not, because there will be some more to come. The new trailer is still amazing and now the wait for December begins.

May 01, 2015 | Jarom Moore KSL | Things to Do


'Avengers: Age of Ultron' is fun, but not a good movie

AVENGERTON — The long wait is finally over. Everyone can breathe a sigh of relief and finally see “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

May 01, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Things to Do


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'Tomorrowland' not as good as hoped

'Tomorrowland' (PG) — 3 stars

May 29, 2015 | Doug Wright Deseret News | Things to Do


Four for Families: ‘Tomorrowland’ praises innovation

Here are four movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by Ok.com. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger children, age recommendations are included.

May 29, 2015 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Things to Do


John Wayne Westerns get a Blu-ray upgrade this week

Two John Wayne movies receive Blu-ray upgrades this week as part of a five-film Westerns set.

May 29, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Things to Do


'San Andreas' levels California with B-movie mayhem

“SAN ANDREAS” — 3 Stars — Dwayne Johnson, Paul Giamatti, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Ioan Gruffudd, Hugo Johnstone-Burt; PG-13 (intense disaster action and mayhem throughout, and brief strong language); in general release

May 29, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Things to Do


What is the most Hawaiian movie set in Hawaii?

Alongside the effects-heavy disaster flick “San Andreas” and a few smaller-budgeted movies, this weekend sees the release of “Aloha,” a star-studded romantic comedy featuring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Bill Murray and Alec Baldwin from rom-com auteur Cameron Crowe (“Say Anything,” “Jerry Maguire”).

May 28, 2015 | Jeff Peterson Deseret News | Things to Do


Pathfinder Adventure card game review: Wrath of the Righteous

A fissure in the world of Golarion called the Worldwound has long been a challenge for the mortal world with attacks from Abyssal creatures. Efforts to stop the attacks did, at best, contain the problem, but hidden powers have a plan for a large-scale invasion.

May 28, 2015 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News | Things to Do


Board game review: Abracada … What? is a family game of wizardly deduction

The game Abracada … What? by Z-Man Games has a lot going for it. It is easy to learn, lasts about 30 minutes, accommodates two to five players, and has a fun wizard and magic theme. At the core of this family game is the mechanic of deduction that is used in a fun and entertaining way.

May 28, 2015 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News | Things to Do


Clint Eastwood movies receive Blu-ray upgrades this week

Four Clint Eastwood movies are on Blu-ray for the first time as part of a new seven-film box set released this week.

May 26, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Things to Do


Have You Seen This? The fire tunnel



FIRE TUNNEL — Take two men, a motorcycle and a whole bunch of fire, and what do you get? A Guinness world record, apparently.

May 23, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Things to Do


Find a brighter future in 'Tomorrowland'

THE FUTURE — There’s been a lot of mystery surrounding Disney’s newest live-action film, “Tomorrowland,” but all will be revealed when the movie hits theaters this weekend.

May 23, 2015 | Sarah Bringhurst OK.com | Things to Do


Netflix adding 60 titles, dropping 55 in June

ADDINGTON/DROPPINGTON — May is wrapping up and so are 55 titles from Netflix's streaming service. Don't start to panic just yet, because the streaming service is also getting 60 new titles, some of which are actually notable.

May 23, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Things to Do


Fourth season of ‘Dr. Kildare’ leads TV shows new to DVD this week

Multiple-episode stories and guest roles by seasoned actors on the verge of stardom highlight the fourth season of “Dr. Kildare,” now on DVD.

May 23, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Things to Do


'Poltergeist' remake is fun for a while but crashes hard

“POLTERGEIST” — ★★ — Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Kennedi Clements, Kyle Catlett, Saxon Sharbino, Jared Harris; PG-13 (intense frightening sequences, brief suggestive material and some language); in general release

May 23, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Things to Do


'Mad Max: Fury Road' one of best films of year

It's been 30 years since Mel Gibson wandered across a post-apocalyptic wasteland and escaped at the mercy of Tina Turner in "Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome," the third film in the "Mad Max" series.

May 22, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


Is 'Tomorrowland' worth the price of admission?

There’s no way for me to really discuss “Tomorrowland” without first disclosing my absolute geek-love for Brad Bird.

May 22, 2015 | Travis Poppleton KSL | Things to Do


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