• Community driven

    It took a village to prepare for Lewiston Civic Theatre production of ‘Grease’

    By Mary Stone

    Amy Baker Stout knew she wanted a real — or at least realistic — vehicle on stage for the Lewiston Civic Theatre’s production of “Grease.” The scenes with the musical’s iconic 1950s street-racing car, Greased Lighting, needed that touch, said Stout, the show’s director...

  • New ‘Transformers’ sequel/prequel lacking in soul and sense

    By Katie Walsh Of The Tribune News Service

    The “Transformers” film franchise, spawned in 2007 with Michael Bay’s “Transformers,” was one of the first straight-faced blockbuster franchises based on a toy (and an ’80s cartoon series). It is now, astonishingly, seven films deep with the release of “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts,” which is both a prequel to “Transformers” and a sequel to 2018’s “Bumblebee,” which was set in 1987...

  • Streaming this week: ‘Flamin’ Hot,’ ‘Avatar’ & Diablo IV

    By Associated Press

    The Stream: A TV movie about a Frito-Lay janitor who claims to have invented Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, as well as albums from Janelle Monáe and Niall Horan, are among the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Among other offerings worth your time as selected by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists are the streaming debut of “Avatar: The Way of Water” and the celebrity-stuffed “Stars on Mars,” in which the likes of Lance Armstrong and Ariel Winter are put in a Mars simulation in attempted scenarios to colonize the Red Planet...

  • Modern classics under the stars

    UI’s Screen on the Green movie series begins tonight

    The University of Idaho’s annual Screen on the Green series of modern classic movies starts tonight in Moscow with David Bowie’s musicafantasy “Labyrinth.” The family-friendly outdoor movies, presented by the Department of Student Involvement and Vandal Entertainment, show at dusk on Thursdays through Aug. 24 on the Theophilus Tower lawn...

  • Metal & more

    Lewiston show brings bevy of local bands to stage Saturday

    Silent Theory, a Moscow-based metal band, leads an all-ages show Saturday, June 3, at Boomers’ Garden in Lewiston. The group’s new album, “What Are The Odds,” is available at onerpm.link/whataretheodds...

  • The Sound of summer

    Lewiston’s weekly free concert series celebrates its 10th year

    By Mary Stone

    Seven new bands join the lineup for this summer’s Sound Downtown, which celebrates 10 years of bringing live music to Lewiston’s Brackenbury Square, starting Friday, June 2. “We’re just really excited to kind of expand on the folks that we bring in,” Beautiful Downtown Lewiston Executive Director Brenda Morgan said...