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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


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


Blake Lively is mesmerizing in 'The Age of Adaline'

'The Age of Adeline' (PG-13) — 3 1/2 stars

May 01, 2015 | Doug Wright Deseret News | Things to Do


'Avengers: Age of Ultron': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Avengers: Age of Ultron":

May 01, 2015 | Shawn O'Neill Deseret News | Things to Do


’50 to 1’ and ‘Paddington’ lead new movies on DVD, Blu-ray this week

Two family-friendly movies — one a true story about an unlikely horse entering the Kentucky Derby and the other adapted from the popular “Paddington” children’s books — are on DVD and Blu-ray this week.

May 01, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Things to Do


Here's my favorite 'Age of Ultron' plot twist

As of this writing, I have not yet seen “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” although that will likely have changed by the time you read this.

May 01, 2015 | Jim Bennett Deseret News | Things to Do


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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


'Pitch Perfect 2' is a letdown

'Pitch Perfect 2' (PG-13) — 2 stars

May 22, 2015 | Doug Wright Deseret News | Things to Do


A black and white, and sometimes Technicolor, Memorial Day: Classic movies to remember the sacrifice

Five stories, focusing on each of the four major branches of the armed forces as well as the folks who persevered along the home front, are told in these classic films from the 1940s and 1950s. Made during and after World War II, these movies are entertaining and give viewers a glimpse into life during this historic time.

May 22, 2015 | Elizabeth Reid Deseret News | Things to Do


Goodbye, 'American Idol'

It’s the end of an era. “American Idol” announced recently that next year, season 15, will be its last.

May 22, 2015 | Carmen Rasmusen Herbert Deseret News | Things to Do


Five for Families: ‘Cinderella’ adds depth to classic tale

Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger children, age recommendations are included.

May 22, 2015 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Things to Do


Is Hollywood pushing too many superhero stories?

Superhero fans are currently suffering an embarrassment of riches on the big and small screens.

May 22, 2015 | Jim Bennett Deseret News | Things to Do


Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper’ now on Blu-ray and DVD

The Oscar-nominated biographical film “American Sniper” is on Blu-ray and DVD this week.

May 22, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Things to Do


Familiar movies are getting the TV treatment this fall

REMAKINGTON — Remakes and reboots are not anything new these days. Seems every week we see a movie release that’s an old movie or TV show. For example, this week we are getting a part four of a series in “Mad Max: Fury Road” and a sequel in “Pitch Perfect 2.” This week also saw the release of the premier trailer for the big-screen remake of the '80s cartoon TV series “Jem and the Holograms.”

May 20, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Things to Do


The one Netflix hack that is bringing families together

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Americans love streaming their entertainment.

May 19, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Things to Do


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