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‘Saving Mr. Banks’ provides fascinating look into ‘Mary Poppins’ history

I watched Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” just a few short hours before seeing the studio’s newest film “Saving Mr. Banks,” and that viewing experience pretty much convinced me that viewing ...

Modern-day slave exhibit Jan. 9-13 in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM — People will have the chance to walk in the shoes of a modern-day slave as part of an experiential exhibit at Christ the King Community Church, 4173 Meridian St., Jan. 9-13. “Sold: The ...

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COMING SOON Explore adoption The “If I Were You” class will be offered again by HOPE 1:27, the orphan adoption ministry of Sonlight church, starting in late January. To sign up for this five-week video ...
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What to watch: 10 movies to get excited for in 2014

In the world of film, 2013 wasn’t exactly a banner year. As in every year, some very exemplary movies wowed us, including “Gravity,” “Frozen,” Monsters University” and “Rush,” but a number ...

Lynden’s Libolt sings in TV Christmas show

NASHVILLE — Jami Libolt, a Lynden native and 2012 LCHS graduate, appeared on the nationally televised “Christmas at Belmont” concert that aired Dec. 20 on PBS. More than 800 student musicians joined ...

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ONGOING 1 million lights Warm Beach Camp south of Stanwood presents its 17th annual The Lights of Christmas of over 1 million lights for 18 nights through Dec. 29. There are also five entertainment stages, ...

Moviegoers, thanks for reading

Thanksgiving is already long past, but that doesn’t mean I can’t give a little thanks heading into the later part of the holiday season. I kicked off my “State of the Arts” entertainment column ...

Singer Natalie Grant to perform in Dare to Be … women’s event in Lynden on Jan. 19

WHATCOM — Dare to Be … The Journey Continues, an event for today’s Christian women, brings Grammy-nominated singer Natalie Grant and international speaker and author Charlotte Gambill to Lynden Jan. ...

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ONGOING Coat drive The Lynden Food Pavilion is hosting a coat drive of gently used coats or jackets through Dec. 14. The donations will be given to those in need in Whatcom County. LCS concerts Lynden ...
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ is studio’s best animation film in years

Disney’s attempts to adapt Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen” began way back in 1943. While several other Andersen tales have been brought to life since then, including “The Emperor’s ...