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‘Gravity’ is a landmark for science-fiction films

Alfonso Cuarón’s new film “Gravity” is a modern-day science fiction masterpiece. More than perhaps any space film before it, “Gravity” conveys an unnerving sense of dire isolation as its characters ...
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A first-ever performance here

Ballet performance Northwest Ballet Theater presents “Dracula” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, and at both 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, in the Mount Baker Theatre. Tickets $15-$30. ...

Lynden museum open house part of music festival

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Pioneer Museum holds its annual open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, as part of the Lynden Music Festival. The group Jaded Lovers will perform its variety of music, ...

Craft and antique show Oct. 17-19

LYNDEN ­— The Fall Craft and Antique Extravaganza returns to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Expo Building Oct. 17-19. This is the 24th year of the high-quality homegrown show of partners Judy ...
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20 musical acts here

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Music Festival, continuing with performances at multiple venues this week, definitely crescendos to an all-male conclusion on Saturday and Sunday. The Male Ensemble Northwest, consisting ...

Train show set for weekend

LYNDEN — The Lynden Lions Club’s 29th annual Train Show will fill the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds’ Henry Jansen Ag Building this weekend. With over 50,000 square feet of show space, it is one ...

Horse show this weekend at fair’s equine center

LYNDEN ­— Have a total horse experience at the revamped Lynden Horse Expo and Draft Horse Spectacular Oct. 4-6. The reconfigured event in the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds’ Equine Events Center ...

Calendar of events – published Oct. 2

WEDNESDAY Garden meeting The Birchwood Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Whatcom Museum Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect St., Bellingham. Subject: Tree risk awareness. Balance screening ...
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‘Some Enchanted Evening’ lives up to its name at Claire vg Thomas Theatre

LYNDEN — When I saw “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre not too long ago, I was reminded of the cultural treasure that I had taken for granted for so long, the one that inhabits ...

‘Rush:’ The best pro racing movie ever

LYNDEN — Considering the nature of the material, it really is remarkable to consider that the world of professional auto racing has never been captured in a quality manner in the feature-film format. ...