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Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

Ask 'Mimi' July 20, 2014

Q: Mimi, have you ever visited the Bryant Cottage State Historic Site in Bement?

A: I stopped in Bement a couple of months ago but the cute little cottage was closed. I hear it's worth a visit.

Built in 1856 by Bement businessman Francis E. Bryant, it's known as the place where Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln talked about their famous 1858 debates.

Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

Who lives here? July 19, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"

Chuck Koplinski: 'Snowpiercer' a chilling look at too-familiar future

Joon-ho Bong's "Snowpiercer" is the sort of film in which the director asks you to buy into his premise and trust that the trip he's taking you on will be worthy of your time.

Entertainment listings, July 17-24, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

Special events

This weekend

Film capsules, July 17, 2014

Summaries and mini-reviews of movies playing now, from e3 magazine:

Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

Young crowd at Iron Post

Richard J. Leskosky:Some bizarre movie plots

Last month, I wrote about some of the more amusing linguistics quirks and gaffes in the blurbs used by film companies to sell their films at the annual film market at the Cannes Film Festival.

Who lives here? July 12, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"