Arts & Entertainment

Calendar of events

Thursday, Feb. 23 Zebra Showcase – 6:30 p.m. at Dale Pence Gym LHS, 790 J St. Learn about “The Fighting Zebras” academics, athletics and activities. Immediately following the ...

Movie Review

A romantic comedy that can straddle the gender line and appeal to both sides of the aisle is like a marketing flunky’s fever dream. “This Means War” tries its best to do this ...

John Steinbeck: author, prizewinner and provocateur

“I think I would like to write the story of this whole valley, of all the little towns and all the farms and ranches in the wilder hills … so that it would be the valley of the ...

'Safe House' plot easily forgettable but cast powerful

If Denzel Washington isn’t careful, he’s going to wind up getting typecast as … Denzel Washington. The actor is one of many who get away with gliding by on his natural char ...

Movie Listings for Friday, Feb 17 & Saturday, Feb. 18

MOVIE LISTINGS HERITAGE THEATER 561 Highway 65, Lincoln 434-8709 , lincoln heritagetheatre.com Friday Night Family movie is Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury (PG-13). Movie starts at ...

‘You-er than you’ still rings true for many

“Today You are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” Someone read those lines to me at age 6 or 7, and eons later, I recall every word. Y ...

Get involved in the local arts scene

The arts are not dead in Lincoln. That’s despite Lincoln Arts shutting down after a 25-year presence here. Some residents were unhappy over the sudden announcement on Feb. 3 by ...

Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 9 A Little Night Music – Assistance League of Greater Placer is hosting a concert fundraiser. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and no-host bar will be from 6-7 p.m. ...

Movie Listings

Heritage Theater 561 Highway 65, Lincoln 434-8709 lincolnheritagetheatre.com Friday Night Family movie is The Big Year (PG). Movie starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $2 for children un ...

Bookworms unite! This fundraiser’s for you

A couple of years ago, when I? first moved to Lincoln, I learned that my new hometown was set to close one of its two libraries and cut hours and programs at the other. I wanted t ...

Movie Review: “Chronicle” a fresh take on superheroes

Every superhero movie features a main character donning some sort of spandex suit or muscle-padded armor who then dashes off into danger to save the day. Chances are, if a real per ...

‘The Grey’ is much more than an action movie

In another late-career renaissance performance, Liam Neeson proves that his craft is sharp as ever and his screen presence is undeniable in the survival thriller, “The Grey.” N ...

Scene to be seen column

Frame up ... Lincoln Hills Fine Arts Show and Sale starts Friday and runs through Sunday in the Orchard Creek Ballroom, 965 Orchard Creek Lane. Friday’s hours are 5 to 8 p.m., Sa ...

Sports titles score at the library

I curled up with a real thriller the weekend before last — the NFC Championship game between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers. When the on-screen drama finished, ...

Movie Listings for Saturday, Jan. 28

Heritage Theater 561 Highway 65, Lincoln 434-8709 lincolnheritagetheatre.com Saturday Night Family movie is Monster Mutt (PG). Movie starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $2 for children ...