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“Paddington”

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 9:46 am

By JOCELYN NOVECK The Associated Press Paddington Bear. How well we know him. He’s cuddly, he’s loyal, and he’s sensitive. He’s well-traveled — but loves to stay home, too. And he can whip up a mean homemade marmalade. As Mom would say, what’s not to love? And one can say precisely the same of the engaging new “Paddington,” written and directed by Paul King and based of course on the

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  • “Selma”

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 11:25 am

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    JAKE COYLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS To say Ava DuVernay’s “Selma” feels relevant is a mammoth understatement. It’s altogether animated, propelled and enlivened by its contemporary urgency. “Selma” is a history lesson that throbs with today. DuVernay, a former publicist with two low-budget dramas to her name, dramatizes the events around the 1965 Civil Rights march through Alabama, from Selma to Montgomery, with a straightness of purpose befitting the famous protest’s

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  • “Into the Woods”

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 10:39 am

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    This is one Disney film that’s definitely not a light fairy tale. For those unfamiliar with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s 1987 Broadway musical, that fact might come as a surprise. Fans, meanwhile, will probably be left wondering where the subversive edge has gone. Disney has chosen to take the middle ground here, cutting, smoothing and refining to create something more palatable to the masses. Devotees might scoff, but director

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Summerfest in Monteagle

Posted on June 18, 2014 at 8:51 am

The schedule for Summerfest in Monteagle includes: Thursday, June 19: 10:00 a.m. – Children’s Program – May Justus Memorial Library – Monteagle 11:00 a.m. – Bible Lecture: Dr. Lauren F. Winner “Overlooked Images for God” #3 – “God as Mother” – MSSA 8:15 p.m. – Performance: “Mark Twain on Stage” A Magical Evening of Theater with John Chappell – MSSA Friday, June 20: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Stop

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  • Discover Tracy City

    Posted on June 18, 2014 at 8:49 am

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      Have you always yearned to make delicious bread? Are you interested in the history and culture of the local area? Discover Tracy City, with sessions every Monday and Friday, June 27 through Labor Day at Dutch Maid Bakery, the Heritage Center, and Flury’s Market, will give participants the opportunity to explore Tracy City, bake with the owner of Dutch Maid Bakery, and enjoy a picnic lunch at Grundy Lakes.

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  • Bonnaroo Survival Guide 2014

    Posted on June 11, 2014 at 9:16 am

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      LIFESTYLES EDITOR kali bolle   Tonight the gates will open to what traditionally becomes one of happiest places on earth for four days each summer. Thousands of music lovers will begin their descent upon The Farm for four, fun-filled days of music, food, art and much more known as the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. While a good attitude and a wristband are really the only requirements for the

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