Magic for a cause

The ‘Magic For Texas’ fundraiser to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey is scheduled for Sept. 30 at the Pinecrest Event Center. Courtesy photo

Professional magicians from Idaho and Utah, many of them with ties to Texas, will host a show in Idaho Falls to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Rapp embarks, thrilled, on ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Anthony Rapp, cast member in "Star Trek: Discovery," poses at the premiere of the new television series in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK — The original “Star Trek” was born into a world of hurt. The United States was embroiled in a war that wouldn’t end. The president was increasingly embattled. Americans were polarized.

Bernie Casey, pro FB player turned actor, dies

In this May 23, 2014 file photo, Bernie Casey appears after a performance of "The Tallest Tree in the Forest" in in Los Angeles. Casey, the professional football player turned actor known for parts in “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 78. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” has died. He was 78.

Jennifer Lawrence stuns in the audacious ‘mother!’

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from "mother!" (Paramount Pictures and Protozoa Pictures via AP)

Women give, men take and the Old Testament crashes into modern anxiety in director Darren Aronofsky’s “mother! ” It is an audacious, bold and fascinating fever dream of a film. It’s allegory for, well, everything (the environment, marriage, art, spirituality, you name it!), that will challenge, distress and edify anyone who chooses to submit themselves to this creation for two hours.

Coming to you live

“No Man’s Land,” starring Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen, will be broadcast in Idaho Falls on Oct. 6. Courtesy Idaho Falls Arts Council

The Idaho Falls Arts Council will bring some of the world’s best live theatre to local audiences this winter at the ARTitorium on Broadway’s MC Theater.



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