Category Archives: Issue 63.4

Walking “Out of the Darkness”

Port Huron walks for suicide prevention

 

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by Monica Stiles

Did you know that suicide is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and claims more than 38,000 lives annually?

On Sun. Oct. 13, the Out of the Darkness Community, and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, (AFSP) held their annual walk in East China Park. The Out of the Darkness Community holds events year around, all over the country. Continue reading Walking “Out of the Darkness”

Carrie 2013: Telekinetic bloodbath?

Steven King’s “Carrie” returns to the box office 37 years later

If you’re a fan of Stephen King, go and see this movie. If you’re a fan of telekinetic destruction, go and see this movie. If you’re a fan of high school proms, don’t go and see this movie.

The newest rendition of “Carrie” is a bloody escapade that will shock and delight horror fans, and make you feel sorry for the sad girl named Carrie White. Continue reading Carrie 2013: Telekinetic bloodbath?

Double Feature: Pontypool

Another Zombie Apocalypse Movie?

   pontypool_xlgDown and out radio jockey Grant Mazzy is not too thrilled to be working in a small town basement radio station on Valentine’s Day. He’s used to big city life, and spilling hard hitting discussion. Pontypool, Ontario was not cutting it.

Queue in the zombies – er, somewhat zombies. This film lends a very unique take on a zombie apocalypse. It’s based off of a novel of similar title, and plays much like Orson Welles’ “War of the Worlds.” Continue reading Double Feature: Pontypool

Double Feature: Rosemary’s baby

Rebecca and Zack have known each other since middle school. They both love horror movies from different parts of the genre. In honor of Halloween they have given each a horror film to watch that the other would have probably skipped over.

MPW-55562Horror films used to be my bread and butter when I was in high school. I loved them, but something changed. Continue reading Double Feature: Rosemary’s baby

Spending an evening with Shel Silverstien

Latest production an excellent performance by the SC4 Players

 

Walking into the SC4 Fine Arts Theater I had only known of Shel Silverstein from his children’s books, I walked out of the theater with a smile and a whole new appreciation for a multi-dimensional man of great talent.

The production included a series of one act plays enthusiastically performed by the SC4 players and presented in a Vaudeville format, similar to the sketch comedy of SNL, with musical interludes of songs Silverstein wrote. Continue reading Spending an evening with Shel Silverstien

Capturing memories

Introducing Katie Weatherly

 

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by Katie Weatherly.

Without any memory exercise, the ability to recall different sorts of information by only focusing on her memory comes innate to Katie Weatherly.

During her young age, Weatherly, would shock her mother mentioning finest details of past happenings. About third grade, Weatherly was taken to the doctor and submitted to some exams, which pointed to the so – called photographic memory. Continue reading Capturing memories