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Racquetball tourney on Fort Stewart

A women and men's single (three levels of play) double elimination racquetball tournament will be held May 7-9 at Newman Fitness Center and the Johnson Fitness Center.

April 27, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Midway Arts Festival Saturday

The 10th annual Midway Arts Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Midway Historic District on Highway 17 South and Martin Road.

April 22, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Post-wide yard sale is Saturday

The Great FMWR Post-Wide Housing Garage Sale will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Fort Stewart and Hunter.

April 20, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Teen block party Friday

All CYSS-registered youth in grades 1-5 are invited to a free Block Party from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the School Age Center at 97 Austin Road. The party, part of the celebration of the Month of the Military Child, will include games, food and prizes. An open house will precede the party from 4:30-5 p.m. For more information, call 912-767-2635/5662.

April 13, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Documentaries on the Holocaust lead vintage films on DVD, Blu-ray

A collection of documentaries about the Holocaust has been released on DVD for the first time, along with a variety of vintage films ranging from melodramas and comedies to horror and a spaghetti Western.

April 12, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Things to Do


'The Longest Ride': 3 points for parents

‘The Longest Ride’: 3 points for parents

April 11, 2015 | Shawn O'Neill Deseret News | Things to Do


Boring 'Longest Ride' feels like Nicholas Sparks Lite

Husbands and boyfriends, be warned: It’s been less than a year since the last Nicholas Sparks film, but “The Longest Ride” is here to threaten your date nights.

April 11, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Things to Do


Mirren and Reynolds explore the nature of motive in 'Woman in Gold'

Last year, “The Monuments Men” addressed the Allied effort to reclaim precious works of art stolen by the Nazis during World War II. Now, director Simon Curtis explores the same topic from a more personal perspective in “Woman in Gold.”

April 11, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Things to Do


'Gremlins' remake gets a writer

The “Gremlins” remake is one of those stories that gets an update about every six months or so, usually when movie news is a bit slow, and content sites are looking for traffic.

April 11, 2015 | Travis Poppleton KSL | Things to Do


Defining ‘film noir’ and other film-buff stuff for the casual movie watcher

Recently some friends asked about a term they saw on a Netflix movie listing but had never noticed before: “Film noir.”

April 11, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Things to Do


U-nerded we stand: 'Daredevil' gets its due and Deadpool shows his suit

Welcome to a place for nerds who just want to be safe from the outside world and enjoy some news about comics, movies, games and hopefully anything else nerdy out there.

April 11, 2015 | Jarom Moore KSL | Things to Do


Five for Families: ‘Charlotte’s Web’ is a ‘miracle’ for all ages

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.

April 11, 2015 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Things to Do


Wild 'Furious 7' ups ante for the series

"Furious 7" might've seemed like an arbitrary continuation of the franchise were it not for the death of co-star Paul Walker in November 2013. His death occurred right in the middle of production, causing the filmmakers to put the movie on hold until they could restructure the story.

April 10, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


Film takes the 'Age of Aviation' to gorgeous heights and beautiful places

LOS ANGELES — Brian J. Terwilliger, director of "Living in the Age of Airplanes," was waiting to board a plane when he participated in a phone interview this week.

April 10, 2015 | Sharon Haddock Deseret News | Things to Do


Evolution is survival board game of dinosaur species

Evolution from North Star Games is one of the most well-designed board games on the market. It feels more like a game system than a collection of game mechanics. The gameplay is smooth, intuitive, easy to learn and keeps up to six players constantly engaged for about an hour.

April 10, 2015 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News | Things to Do


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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


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


’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


'Age of Ultron' is the next stone in Marvel's monument to summer blockbuster excellence

“AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON” — ★★★★ — Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Elizabeth Olsen, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson; PG-13 (intense sequences of sci-fi action, violence and destruction, and for some suggestive comments); in general release

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


Little 1959 independent film ‘Face of Fire’ is a study of prejudice, fear

Movies that are produced independently look so slick these days that it’s hard to distinguish them from bigger-budget Hollywood films.

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


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