Arts & Ent.

KAA September show to be colorful

Colors of Autumn is the September show at Keizer Art Association’s Enid Joy Mount Gallery. Entries will fill the gallery with the colors of the fall season in  all the mediums: 2D, 3D, photography, digital and youth. The juried show opens Thursday, Sept. 1 and runs through Sept. 27. The[Read More…]

Prey is the hunt you’ve been waiting for

It’s tough to be a fan of the Predator franchise. Although Predator 2 and Predators have their defenders, the only thing we in the fandom can unanimously agree on are the facts that the original 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger film is the only truly better-than-average film of the bunch, and that[Read More…]

Book review: “Equal Partners”

Plates on one end, bowls on the other, glasses on top. It’s your turn to load the dishwasher tonight, but if you plead ignorance on how it’s done properly, maybe you could worm your way out of it. Somebody else’ll do it, so go sit down. Take a rest and read “Equal Partners”[Read More…]

Book review: “The Last Resort”

Your bags are packed. Yep, you’re headed for five days of sun, sea, and sand. Early-morning dips in the ocean, flip-flops, and little grains of beach in the sheets every night. But you won’t care, you’ll be on V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N. Might want to check first, though: read “The Last Resort” by Sarah Stodola to[Read More…]

Book review: “Black Panther”

After school and Saturday mornings were devoted to fighting crime. There you were, seven, eight, nine years old, hard-bodied, brave, and fireproof – at least, in your mind. Along with your ancestors and others with superpowers, you were invincible. And in “Black Panther” by Don McGregor, Rich Buckler, Billy Graham, Stan[Read More…]

Book review: “Her Country”

Fingers on the second, third, and fourth strings. Placed correctly, that’s how you make a chord on the guitar; the joke is that you only need to know three out of five chords to sing country music. Get ’em right, and you could be a star – unless you’re a woman and then, as in “Her Country”[Read More…]