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Off Duty

  • Army Soldier Show coming to Fort Knox

    Fort Knox Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation

    The 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show, an Army Entertainment production, is a high-energy 90-minute musical and professionally choreographed, family-style variety show featuring performances that span genres from Broadway musicals to country to R&B. It showcases the talents of active duty Soldiers from throughout the Army who were selected through an audition process. They are amateur artists who have a passion for music, dance and performing.

  • Show displays Army's resilience with 'Stand Strong' theme

    By ROBERT DOZIER

    U.S. Army Installation Management Command

    The Soldier Show is a totally self-contained

    touring operation where the cast and crew travel to a select Army garrison location, load in and set up for the show and then entertain all comers, both Soldier and civilian. After the show, the same cast and crew have the responsibility to break down and load

    out for the next show.

  • Use a checklist when shopping for college

    StatePoint Media

    Preparing for college life is a must, whether a student is planning to live on or off campus. To make this experience as smooth as possible, the college experts at a national home goods store are offering shopping tips for students and parents.

    * Use a checklist: Stay organized and on budget with a checklist. Some retailers offer online and in-store lists that break down the essential gear needed for on- and off-campus living.

  • Cruisin' the Heartland rolls into Elizabethtown tomorrow

    By LYNSIE DICKERSON

    Gold Standard Off Duty Editor

    lynsie.m.dickerson.ctr@mail.mil

    Classic cars will roll into downtown Elizabethtown for the fifth annual Cruisin’ the Heartland tomorrow and Saturday.

    The section of 31W stretching from South Miles Street to Central Avenue, as well as portions of other nearby streets, will be closed to traffic to allow for show cars and spectators, but public parking is available in lots near the Hardin County Justice Center and off of Central Avenue, South Miles Street and Helm Street.

  • NOW SHOWING

    Starts Friday, July 25

    WAYBUR THEATER

    942-4284

    “Think Like A Man Too” (PG-13) 7 p.m. Tomorrow.

    “X-Men: Days of Future Past” (PG-13) 7 p.m. Saturday.

    “Planes: Fire and Rescue” 3D (PG) 2 p.m. Sunday.

    Closed Monday-Thursday.

     

    MOVIE PALACE

    Elizabethtown

    769-1505

    “Tammy” (R) 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

    “Earth to Echo” (PG) 4 and 9 p.m.

    “Deliver Us From Evil” (R) 4 and 9 p.m.

  • NOW SHOWING

    Starts Friday, July 18

    WAYBUR THEATER
    942-4284

    “Planes: Fire and Rescue” (PG) 7 p.m. Tomorrow.

    “Planes: Fire and Rescue” (PG) 7 p.m. Saturday.

    “Planes: Fire and Rescue” (PG) 2 p.m. Sunday.

    Closed Monday-Thursday.

     

    MOVIE PALACE
    Elizabethtown
    769-1505

    “Tammy” (R) 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

    “Earth to Echo” (PG) 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

  • Maintenance helps prevent lawn mower issues

    StatePoint Media

    It’s the season for outdoor fun in the yard. It’s also the season for lawn mower maintenance.

    Paying attention to lawn mower maintenance—particularly for riding mowers—can pay off in many ways. It increases the mower’s performance, reliability and durability.

    Take care of scheduled maintenance before something becomes an issue and costs big bucks.

    Here are a few tips from a leading manufacturer of commercial zero-turn mowers:

  • Michigan Dog new take on summer classic

    StatePoint Media

    Hot dogs are a perennial favorite for many Americans, especially in summer. More than seven billion hot dogs are eaten in the three months between Memorial Day and Labor Day, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council.

    While traditional preparations and fixings are almost always a hit, consider packing a little more punch when serving dogs this summer. From exotic meat preparations to tasty toppings, there is room for creativity.

  • Disney princesses coming to Louisville

    KFC YUM! CENTER

    Believing is just the beginning in “Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes,” which will be performed at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville Sept. 18-21.

    The audience will witness the magic with Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora and Snow White in this collection of celebrated tales told through artistic skating and acrobatics.

  • Cirque du Soleil Varekai

    By LYNSIE DICKERSON
    Gold Standard Off Duty Editor
    lynsie.m.dickerson.ctr@mail.mil

    Artists and acrobats will once again take the stage as Cirque du Soleil presents “Varekai” at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis July 24-27.

    “(This show is) what I consider a masterpiece of Cirque du Soleil,” Vanessa Napoli, publicist with Cirque du Soleil “Varekai,” said in a phone interview. “The story is what makes it different (from other Cirque shows).”