Arts & Entertainment

Ben Affleck does well with ‘Argo’

“Argo” Directed by Ben Affleck Starring: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman Rating: Five out of five stars Ben Affleck does a great job with ‘Argo’ By Frank Mi ...

Seeing a life in pictures: John R. Finnegan, Sr.

“An editor isn’t always right, but he’s never wrong.” That saying flashed across the screen and made me laugh as I watched the slide show depicting the life of my beloved u ...

Knights of Columbus holds 21st annual Octoberfest Oct. 20

Lincoln Knights of Columbus members invite the public to dance at the 21st annual Octoberfest from 4:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 20 at McBean Park Pavilion. The 2012 Octoberfest features a ...

‘Looper’ teaches about good parenting and being selfless

Time-travel movies can make your head spin if you think too hard about all of the plot holes the film has likely glossed over to tell a good story. “Looper” asks that you focu ...

Lincolnites talk about their library

From parents introducing little ones to their first books to seniors planning their next overseas trip — that’s how Lincolnites use their library. Friends of the Lincoln Libra ...

Taste of Home live cooking show coming to Auburn

A culinary magazine featuring readers’ recipes will bring its cooking road show to Auburn this fall. As part of its fall tour the Taste of Home Cooking School will make a sto ...

‘Dredd 3D’ a decent action movie

“Dredd 3D” Directed by Pete Travis Starring: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby and Lena Headey Rating: Three out of five stars ‘Dredd 3D’ a decent action movie By Frank Mi ...

It’s official: October is Friends of the Lincoln Library Month

Last week in this space, my pal Peter Fish wrote about how, after he became a father, he once again became a library user. Peter reminded us how “you can fall in love all over ag ...

Bear bait in a tent or why I love public bathrooms

It wasn’t a new idea to sleep in a tent at the edge of a river. I’d done it before in a motor home and in a pup tent. But this time would be different, very different. I would ...

Contest attracts 93 poets from five states, 28 cities and Australia

The eighth annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest’s July 28 entry deadline attracted 93 poets, some from other states and even Australia. Poets submitted 197 poems, the most e ...