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‘Apes’ spins a soulful tale

The best thing about the rebooted “Planet of the Apes” film series has always been the apes. These motion-capture creatures – representing intelligent, even soulful chimpanzees, gorillas,...

DATE: July 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

New boy muppet in Afghanistan promotes gender equality

KABUL, Afghanistan – Last year, Afghanistan’s version of “Sesame Street” introduced a little girl character aimed at inspiring girls in the deeply conservative Muslim nation. Now a new muppet is...

DATE: July 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Pine River Library to hold S.T.E.A.M. Fair

The final celebration of the Pine River Library’s summer reading program, the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math Fair will return to Bayfield from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 22 in the Pine...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Cézanne Quartet to perform at Pine River Library

Music in the Mountains will help host an all-ages concert by the Ensemble-in-Residence at Southern Methodist University Meadows School of the Arts Cézanne Quartet from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Pine...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The Groove Orient to play Crash Music

The Groove Orient, a five-member rock band from Orlando, Florida, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Crash Music in the Historic Aztec Theater, 104 North Main Ave., Aztec. Tickets are $15 in...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

A likable cast in an unentertaining tale

“Wish Upon” revives the Orientalist mysticism at the heart of the teen-friendly “Gremlins” – an enigmatic Asian artifact leads to mayhem and murder – but it’s nowhere as entertaining as the 1984...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Beyoncé introduces newborn twins Sir Carter and Rumi

Beyoncé has finally debuted her twins a month after they were born. The singer posted a picture of herself holding the babies on Instagram late Thursday night and wrote in the caption, “Sir Carter...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Fired voice of Kermit the Frog says he’s ‘devastated’

NEW YORK – It isn’t easy being green. But no longer being green is apparently even harder. The puppeteer who was fired after 27 years as Kermit the Frog said Thursday he is “devastated to have...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Creating, healing with art

What might be a misshapen piece of clay to one viewer is a treasured piece of art to a family member. And what looks like a summer art class might be creative therapy for a child with special needs...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Arts Calendar

Friday Buddha of Wisdom Sand Mandala, 9 a.m., Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave., 247-3555. MakerLab High-Tech Happy Hour, 4 p.m., Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio. Sweet 11...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Taking in Shakespeare and opera

Editor’s note: This is the last of a two-part series about summer theater road trips. By Judith Reynolds Special to the herald Our summer theater road trip continues this week. From Cedar City,...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘SNL,’ Westworld’ lead Emmy Award nominations with 22 nods

LOS ANGELES – “Saturday Night Live” and the sci-fi drama “Westworld” are at the top of the Emmy nominations with 22 bids each. The long-running “SNL” received a wealth of awards for its cast, hosts...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

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