Tag: Disney

Robert Brown Theatre packs them in for performances of Mary Poppins

Cowley College’s Visual and Performing Arts Department performed Disney’s and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, a musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film, to large audiences Nov. 9-11 inside the Robert Brown Theatre. The performance was directed and choreographed by theater director Cara Kem. “Mary […]

Beauty and the Beast rescheduled for Nov. 10 at Agri-Business Building

The 2017 Fall Friday Family Movie Series will end at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 in Arkansas City with a Disney movie at the Agri-Business Building, 712 W. Washington Ave. The 2017 live-action version of “Beauty and the Beast,” cosponsored by the Optimists and Soroptimists of Arkansas City, is a new […]

Fall Friday Family Movie Series ends Nov. 3 with Beauty and the Beast

The 2017 Fall Friday Family Movie Series will end at 6 p.m. Nov. 3 in Arkansas City with a Disney movie under the Wilson Park rotunda, 701 N. Summit St. The 2017 live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, cosponsored by the Optimists and Soroptimists of Arkansas City, is a […]

Unraveling is a fun, fascinating continuation of Ella’s Unblemished saga

What happens when happily ever after starts to unravel? Unraveling, the eagerly awaited sequel to Sara Ella’s debut fantasy, Unblemished, is a fun and fascinating continuation. Ella once again plumbs the depths and complexity of human nature while highlighting the battle of light and dark. El’s continued battle with The Void […]

Darker side of Jackie Chan on full display in new “The Foreigner” trailer

I grew up watching action films, having been instilled with an appreciation of various martial arts and martial arts movies by my father from a very young age. As much as Disney was a part of my youth, so too were the works of Bruce and Brandon Lee, Jet Li, […]

Lavish and technically flawless, Beauty and the Beast fails to innovate

My excitement to see Disney’s new live-action “Beauty and the Beast” earlier this year could hardly be contained. I heard about it not long after the release of the live-action “Cinderella,” with which I was enamored. I love “Harry Potter” and “Downton Abbey,” so my excitement only increased as I […]

Rogue One impresses with emotional story, cutting-edge digital effects

As a rule, I try not to add spoilers to my Nerds Unite blog. Spoilers make every movie and television show less fun for those who haven’t seen them. But I’m breaking my own rule this week — so read on at your own risk! No Rogue One left standing […]

Outdoor Movie Series resumes May 12 with Star Wars doubleheader

The 2017 Outdoor Friday Family Movie Series will resume May 12 in Arkansas City with a Star Wars doubleheader at the Wilson Park rotunda, 701 N. Summit St. The recent blockbuster hit, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” will play at 7 p.m., preceded by another showing of the Wilson […]

Cowley College’s Act One Drama Club brings home ideas from Florida trip

ORLANDO, Fla. — Cowley College’s Act One Drama Club recently returned from a trip to Walt Disney World to enjoy the Disney Performance Workshops. “I already knew their shows were incredible, I knew the Disney College Program was a dream for a few of our students and I knew I […]

DC catching up? ‘Batman v Superman’ disappoints, but ‘Suicide’ delights

I have a confession to make: I don’t like DC. This is difficult, because as a nerd, I know I shouldn’t be disparaging to other nerds. Life is rough enough without us turning against each other. But the last thing DC created that I enjoyed was “Batman: The Animated Series.” […]