• 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

    Local Christmas festivals and events:
    A Dickens of a Christmas, Vine Grove - Dec. 4-6
    Christmas in the Country, Glendale - Weekends Dec. 6-20
    Light up Downtown and Second Saturday Christmas Activities, Elizabethtown - Dec. 13


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  • 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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