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Vets bowling for dollars

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Vets bowling for dollars

The Veteran's High Game Pot produced a record-shattering payout of over $1,800 for the Top 5 Vet's scores in 2015. Thanks to the enthusiastic support of tournament sponsors, this year's 11th annual Veterans Day Tournament hopes to exceed the record payouts. The Puget Sound 9-Tap Tour has been hosting Veterans Day

Top five golf courses in the South Sound

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Top five golf courses in the South Sound

Although I am not usually a writer, everyone on our staff suggested I write this story when we discussed featuring the top golf courses in the South Sound. Looks like my occasional runny nose, cough and low-grade fever on warm Friday afternoons aren't fooling anyone. In order to bring some

Best places to watch the U.S. Open

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Best places to watch the U.S. Open

If you're expecting the typical sports bars and restaurants to make up my list of best places to view the U.S. Open, you would be mistaken. This article is for the viewer who wants to view the most exciting event to be hosted by the Northwest since, well, last December's

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Openings CHERRY BLOSSOMS: A dying man is devastated when his wife suddenly dies while visiting family in Berlin.  After her death, Rudi discovers he had no idea the level of sacrifice Trudi had made to be with him and dedicates his remaining time to fulfilling Trudi’s unfulfilled dreams by traveling to

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Openings ANGELS & DEMONS: In adapting another of author Dan Brown's religious-mystery page turners, Ron Howard wisely gave in to its beat-the-clock thriller elements, which makes for a more enjoyable summer-movie experience. But its twists, turns and revelations are just as ridiculous as those in "The Da Vinci Code" — perhaps

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Openings ANGELS & DEMONS: Tom Hanks and director Ron Howard return to Da Vinci Code territory with this adaptation of author Dan Brown's first book, a prequel of sorts to Da Vinci. This one's aimed squarely at a more mature audience. (PG-13) – Michael Swan Century Federal Way:

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Openings BATTLE FOR TERRA: Aliens attack Terra.  But the aliens are humans, and Terra is a peaceful planet inhabited by cute tadpole-like creatures with features of mermaids and seahorses.  An imaginative animated sci-fi fantasy, with an excellent voice cast, although must everything be resolved in a big battle scene?  The 3-D

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Openings THE BLACK BALLOON: An Australian family deals with the mood swings of an autistic son. Seen through the eyes of the boy’s slightly younger teenage brother, the film involves the daily tensions of the family and his own uncertain entry into romance.  Toni Collette is superb as the mother; model

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Openings 17 AGAIN: An unhappy man in his late 30s is transported back to his body at 17 and gets a chance to fix things with his alienated family.  Zac Efron is a charmer as the teenager, and there is a completely unanticipated fanboy-fangirl romance that is comic genius.  Pleasant, harmless.

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Openings BEER WARS LIVE: Documentary featuring Ben Stein and behind-the-scene footage of the American Beer Industry.  A riveting live discussion follows. (PG-13) – Bill White Century Federal Way: Thurs, April 16 8. Century Olympia: Thurs, April 16 8. DRAGONBALL EVOLUTION: A team of warriors with special

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Openings ADVENTURELAND: Director Greg Mottola, who made the rather wonderful Superbad, is back now with a sweeter story, more quietly funny, again about a hero who believes he may be a virgin outstaying his shelf life. Jesse Eisenberg, from The Squid and the Whale, plays James, who has a degree in

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Openings 12 ROUNDS: John Cena and Aidan Gillen (The Wire) cross wits in this action adventure about a detective (Cena) whose girlfriend has been kidnapped by an ex-con with a bone to pick. (PG-13) – Bill White Century Olympia: Fri-Thurs, April 2 1:30, 4:10, 7:30, 10:15. Also Fri-Sun

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Openings BASEBALL BOYS: This week’s selection of the Blue Mouse Theatre’s Food & Film Festival, from China. (NR) – Bill White Blue Mouse: Thurs, March 26, 7.  Doors open for grub at 5:45. DUPLICITY: Julie Roberts and Clive Owen star as CIA and MI6 spies who go private, working

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Openings THE CLASS: A high school classroom turns into a microcosm of French society in this brilliant film about student-teacher dynamics.  Based on a novel by a teacher, Francois Begaudeau, who plays himself, it shows a teacher who wants to excel and finds it is the students who, in the end,

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Openings UP TO A CERTAIN POINT: A Cuban filmmaker writing a script about the social problem of machismo in Cuban society falls in love with a pioneering female dockworker. (NR) – Bill White Blue Mouse: Thurs, March 12 7.  Doors open for grub @ 5:45. WENDY AND LUCY: Michelle

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Openings A POWERFUL NOISE: LIVE: One night only event featuring the acclaimed documentary followed by a town hall discussion with leading humanitarian experts Christy Turlington Burns and Nicholas Kristof in the effort to empower women and young girls to fight global poverty. (PG-13) – Bill White Century Olympia:

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Openings FIRED UP: Two callow and witless high school football players attend cheerleading camp in dreams of seducing the squad.  The characters relentlessly attack each other with inane chatter and the forced jollity of minimum-wage workers passing out free cheese samples at the supermarket. (PG-13) One star — Roger Ebert

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Opening CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC: I liked Confessions of a Shopaholic about as much as I disliked Sex and the City. Both are about clueless women, but this one knows it. SITC is about women searching for love in most of the wrong places, and Shopaholic is about a woman searching

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Opening CATCH A FIRE: A South African hero’s journey to freedom from acclaimed director Phillip Noyce (The Quiet American, Rabbit-Proof Fence) starring Derek Luke and Tim Robbins.  Part of the Blue Mouse’s Tacoma Sister Cities International Film & Food festival. (NR) – Bill White Blue Mouse: Thurs, Feb. 12

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