Arts & Entertainment


At The Movies-2 Guns

Movie lives up to its billing

2 Guns is billed as an action/comedy and it delivers on both counts.

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Rodeo in Rim Country means ...

In country music artist Garth Brooks’ “Rodeo” world — it was cowboy hats, spurs and latigo.

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Saying goodbye to a great guy

After 35 years, one of Payson’s “really good guys” is taking down his business shingle.

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At The Movies-The Wolverine

Cool, exciting, complicated

When the cynical old movie reviewer says “Oh, boy!” at the end of a film, perhaps we have something extraordinary.

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Twin concerts will set feet tapping

Looking for a special way to celebrate the waning days of summer? Take some time on Sunday, Aug. 11 and attend a concert. The First Southern Baptist Church of Payson will present a gospel concert at its morning service.

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Weather a popular topic all around

After a good 10 straight days of a much-needed soaking, the Rim Country is now in the middle of what we hope will be just a temporary period of low humidity and blue sky days.

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Missoula Children’s Theatre returns

Get ready Rim Country children (and parents) — the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) is coming to town.

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At The Movies-Red 2

Retired spy reunion is a fun fantasy with plenty of action

“RED 2,” the aptly named sequel to “RED,” is about retired spies from the CIA and Britain’s MI-6.

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Getaway around Rim Country

Dr Jass & the Heartbeats will bring heart and soul original American music and New Orleans-style traditional jazz at its best to fans at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Community Presbyterian Church, 800 W. Main St., Payson.

Music mirrors changes for every generation

If 40 years ago Bob Marley thought the world was spinning with change, one has to wonder — if he were alive today, what would his thoughts be of this generation’s exponential change?

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Celebrate summer with blues

The summer is certainly flying by, isn’t it? Our nation’s Independence Day celebration has already come and gone and we are already finished with two-thirds of 2013’s summer concerts in Green Valley Park.

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At The Movies-White House Down

At best, a way to waste time and get out of the heat

Channing Tatum starred in the thus far two episodes of “G.I. Joe.” Both films were very expensive to produce, but managed to be commercially successful.

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Take a chance and help PCK

Payson Community Kids, Payson Community Kids, Payson Community Kids, I wanna play at PCK. Those lyrics start the Payson Community Kids (PCK) theme song, a peppy jingle written recently and taught to the PCK children by volunteer Katy Rovetto.

At The Movies-World War Z

The movie gives us what we want

Whew, the most expensive zombie flick of all time turns out to be a good one.

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ASU news means great things

The town of Payson certainly is abuzz.