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Free passes to Disney’s “Zootopia” in 3D!

Download your free passes to see a special 3D advance screening of Disney’s “Zootopia” on Monday, Feb. 29 for 7:30 p.m. at AMC Elmwood Palace 20. Just visit http://www.seeitfirst.net/pin/293991 . Please be sure to bring [...]

“Son of Saul,” an in-depth look at the dirtiest job in Auschwitz (movie review)

By Jeff Boudreaux Every generation has its own cinematic indictment of the Holocaust. In 1959, George Stevens adapted the perennial bestseller “The Diary of Anne Frank,” and showcased a young girl along with her family and friends, seeking [...]

Aiming high with “Eddie the Eagle” (movie review)

By Jeff Boudreaux It’s hard to dislike a film such as “Eddie the Eagle,” an inspiring, true account of one man’s lifelong battle against the odds. From a young child with a knee brace to a wide-eyed teenager with seemingly-insurmountable [...]

“The Lady in the Van” movie review

By Jeff Boudreaux        Director Nicholas Hytner and playwright Alan Bennett (“The History Boys,” “The Madness of King George”) renew their cinematic partnership after a decade-long absence, and the results are dynamite as they [...]

More taxes! By: Christian Prevost

More taxes! By: Christian Prevost John Bel Edwards has been Louisiana’s governor since Jan.11.   The new governor has to solve the state’s worst midyear deficit of $750 million, an issue Louisiana hasn’t experienced in over three decades.  [...]

The Top 5 Bluetooth earbuds you should own By: Christian Prevost

The top 5 Bluetooth earbuds you should own  By: Christian Prevost Forget your good old inline earbuds, Bluetooth Earbuds are the wave of the future. I have had a lot of hands-on time with a variety of wireless earbuds. Here is the countdown [...]

NBA All-star weekend for the ages By: Jeremy Johnson

NBA All-star weekend for the ages By: Jeremy Johnson No one in America needs to be told that football is king. We consume football like the aliens in Independence Day consumed planets. The National Football League does not have an off season, [...]

Early Dismissal? TOPS Reinstated, But For How Long? Written by: Meghan Henoumont and Peter Howard

Early Dismissal? TOPS Reinstated, But For How Long? Written by: Meghan Henoumont and Peter Howard   In a televised speech on Thursday Feb.11 Gov. John Bel Edwards said, “…Even with additional revenue, higher education this year will [...]

Plug-in and tune-out: New music for 2016 Written by: Meghan Henoumont

Plug-in and tune-out: New music for 2016 Written by: Meghan Henoumont   David Bowie   Blackstar   Blackstar, David Bowies 26th and final album, was released Jan.8 on the acclaimed musicians 69th birthday and a mere two days before [...]

Who said what? By: La’Donna Bryer

Who said what? By: La’Donna Bryer In honor to celebrate Black History month let’s test your knowledge to see if you who know said what? “What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or does it explode?” “Education [...]