Awful Nice - Movie Review
While this sibling comedy makes some sharp observations about the push and pull of family relationships, it's also one of those deliberately wacky movies that wears us out with nonstop gags that are utterly unconvincing.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Deer management topic of summit
The North American Whitetail Summit was the brainchild of the Quality Deer Management Association.
Salt Lake Tribune
The Cricket: In Branson, Jimmy Osmond returns the ...
Jimmy Osmond is trying to pay back to the man who launched his stardom and that of his famous family.
Tony Orlando reflects on a lifetime of success
His achievements are as broad as they are diverse. His first hit record -- "Halfway to Paradise" -- came in 1961, when he was just 16. By the time he was 20, the British music invasion led by The Beatles made him the youngest oldie but goodie in the game, so he began working behind the scenes in the record business before returning to the spotlight ... (more)
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Choose Life Ministries continues to fundraise
Choose Life Ministries is moving forward with its plans to have a residential program in southeast Saskatchewan that will offer assistance to young women facing life-controlling issues and addictions.
Desert Star Weekly
The IV Tenors Blow The Roof Off Agua Caliente
If you're looking for the best entertainment buy in the Desert this year head for the cozy, intimate Lounge at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, Greg Thompson's The IV Tenors are sure to please all audiences with their powerhouse performances of classic Rock, Pop, Country, classical music and Broadway hits! The Seattle Times said, "The IV Tenors ... (more)
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Cardinal Stritch begins NAIA defense today
Cardinal Stritch University begins defense of its NAIA Division 2 National Championship today in Branson, Missouri.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
CoxHealth heads diaper drive
Through March 29, CoxHealth in Springfield, Branson and Monett are holding a Diaper Drive to collect diapers for families who can't afford their own.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in Tempe - Week of 3/09/2014
BLUE MAN GROUP ASU Gammage 2/25-3/14/2014 Experience the Phenomenon. BLUE MAN GROUP is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which combine comedy, music, and technology to produce a totally unique form of entertainment.
Branson-area chamber honors award recipients
BRANSON - The Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce handed out its annual awards at its Black Tie Gala on Feb. 22. The Pioneer Award, given to someone demonstrating outstanding service to the community at least 15 years ago, was presented to Mickey Gilley.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Huffington Post
A Definitive Ranking Of All The 'Brady Bunch' Kids
This Saturday, March 8, is the 40th anniversary of the day the original "Brady Bunch" left the air.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
20 years of 'throwed rolls'
Lambert's Cafe in Ozark has celebrated 20 years of "throwed rolls" today. Nowadays, the intersection of U.S. 65 and state Route CC just south of Springfield bustles with commerce, but when Norman Lambert purchased land on the east side of that intersection with plans to build a 300-plus-seat restaurant, a lot of folks thought he was crazy.
'Awful Nice' review: Brothers battle buffoonishly in indie-dude comedy
The juvenile antics of young men have been mined for box office gold by Hollywood studios for years now, but that doesn't mean that an indie film can't indulge in a little "Hangover"-esque japery now and then.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Review: Sibling Rivalry at its Craziest, 'Awful Nice'
Awful Nice , the story of two estranged brothers who, after their father dies, have to travel to Branson, Missouri to sell his house, reminded me of a Duplass Brothers movie; raw and sometimes hilarious, with characters who are just shy of being sent to a mental institution.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Village Voice
Awful Nice Is a One-Note Comedy, but That Note's Sometimes Funny
The comedy of antisocial behavior tends to work best when there's a nucleus of actual humanity, if only to remind you why all the incivility is funny.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Jack Nelson Jones - 3 Views
M.D.'s maternal grandfather, Larry Pfeifer, was M.D.'s primary caregiver after her parents divorced and her mother was awarded primary custody.
Rogersville First Baptist Church, 101 W. Center St., will host an apologetics seminar.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Dallas Morning News
High school choir, band kids to perform with Beatles tribute band...
Director Pamela Dawson leads DeSoto High School chorale members in singing the Beatles' "Hey Jude" during a Feb. 18 rehearsal session.