• Holiday movie schedule packed with promise

    The holiday movie season is filled with Hobbits, Mockingjays, animated heroes, Biblical epics and more.

    Marvel and Disney will present their first feature-length animated collaboration with “Big Hero 6.” The inflatable robot Baymax teams with a young boy and a group of friends to combat mysterious danger in this comedy adventure.

  • Holiday entertainment options abound

    If you are looking for some entertaining reasons to get into the holiday spirit this Christmas there are many options throughout the county.

    Movies, music, ballet and comedy are all on the festive schedule.

    If music is on the menu, a few holiday concerts are coming to local venues.

  • Heywood Banks brings his comedy to the State Theater

    Comedian Heywood Banks, who has appeared on HBO, Showtime and Comedy Central, performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Historic State Theater.

    He’s known as “the toast guy” because of a song popularized during his frequent guest appearances on the “Bob and Tom” radio show over the last 25 years.

  • The shoe fits for Allegro in 'Cinderella'

    Allegro Dance Theatre will present “Cinderella” at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

  • Locals compete in Louisville's 'The Sound'

    During November, many local musicians competed in “The Sound,” a televised vocal competition in Louisville.

    “It is set up similar to the hit shows ‘American Idol’ and ‘The Voice,’ but highlights Christian artists,” participant Erika Gains said.

  • Thinking warm thoughts in cold weather

    So I witnessed the first snow of the season in downtown Elizabethtown a couple of weeks ago.

    What? You live in the area and didn’t see it?

    Well, if you were not awake after midnight on Nov. 1 or if you simply were not near a window in the maybe 10-minute timeframe in which it occurred, it was easy to miss.

  • Bands set to rock Historic State Theater

    A concert featuring a Hardin County band will rock the Historic State Theater 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

    The headlining band will be 3GC, a group made up of Hardin County natives who perform an original mix of rock ‘n’ roll and alternative country. Saturday’s concert will be their second show at the theater.

  • Glen Rice is back at the PAC

    Glen Rice and friends are back at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School 7 p.m. Friday.

    The series is in its ninth season and this year’s concert, titled “Lovin’ it All,” features country, gospel, oldies and doo-wop. The event also will include a Veterans Day recognition.

  • Country singer Gene Watson comes to the Bardstown Opry

    Country music singer Gene Watson will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the recently reopened Bardstown Opry.

    Watson was inducted in the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in 2002 and has had a long career in country music. He’s been performing since 1962 and, according to his website, is known as a “the singer’s singer.”

  • Jon Favreau cooks up a good movie with 'Chef'

    Rated R for language, including some suggestive references.
    Release date: Limited release in theaters in May, released for rental in October
    Runtime: 114 minutes
    Rating: Great food, great performances

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