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New Spider-Man movie doesn’t swing high enough

Sam Raimi’s first two “Spider-Man” movies remain two of my favorite comic-book movies. They deftly mix some decidedly dark plot elements with an undeniably fun demeanor that proves simply hard to ...

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ONGOING ‘Back in Time’ “A Walk Back in Time” history tour of the Lynden Cemetery is presented every Saturday at 1 p.m. courtesy of the Lynden Pioneer Museum. Cemetery is on south corner of Guide ...

Jansen Art Center hosting free “Kids! Do art!” event

LYNDEN — The Jansen Art Center is hosting a free two-day open house event for kids on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22-23. From 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, kids can enjoy dance, ...

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ONGOING Clock exhibit The Lynden Pioneer Museum hosts an exhibit of historic clockworks from the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum through Sept. 15. Several dozen timepieces from the 1700s through the ...

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ONGOING Clock exhibit The Lynden Pioneer Museum hosts an exhibit on historic clockworks from the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum through Sept. 15. Several dozen timepieces from the 1700s through the ...

Marvel gets even better (and funny)

My college roommate and I once predicted that Christopher Nolan’s 2008 masterpiece “The Dark Knight” would spell the end of comic book movies. Our reasoning was simple: “The Dark Knight” is simply ...

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ONGOING Theater shows The Mount Baker Theatre presents in repertory “Talley’s Folly,” running through Aug. 8, and “Last of the Red Hot Lovers,” running through Aug. 9. $25 adults; $12.50 students. ...
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Catch a little fish history

LUMMI ISLAND — Learn about reefnet fishing while dining on Pacific Northwest salmon at the Lummi Island Reefnet Festival. The event, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, includes an entire ...

Angelica Flores tops in Lynden’s Got Talent music

LYNDEN -— Angelica Flores, who has performed before at the Jansen Art Center, was judged the winner in the Lynden’s Got Talent contest on Saturday, July 19. The new stage event of the Northwest Raspberry ...

2014-15 Whatcom orchestra tickets now on sale

BELLINGHAM -— Tickets are now on sale for the 2014-15 Whatcom Symphony Orchestra, directed by Yaniv Attar. Last year, every concert of the year sold out. “This was simply wonderful, and we hope that ...