They’re not kids anymore, so it’s fitting that the band is called Yesterday’s Children.
But they really are Yesterday’s Children — this band started way, way back in the 1960s. And here they are headlining a show at the Route 20 Outhouse in Racine County and still cranking out tunes by Chicago, Blood Sweat & Tears, The Buckinghams, The Grass Roots and even Frank Sinatra.
How do you solve a problem like Kristen (Stewart)? If you’re the filmmakers of “The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” you write Snow White entirely out of the sequel to “Snow White and the Huntsman.” The film’s clearly a valuable property, so it’s no wonder that Universal would return to that well with a sequel, this time directed by Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, the visual effects supervisor on the first film. But the script acrobatics result in a bizarre prequel/sequel mash up where Snow White doesn’t show up in her own fairy tale.
The film focuses on two of the best elements from the first film: Charlize Theron’s wickedly beautiful and scheming Ravenna, a queen who desires power, and to be the fairest of them all, and Chris Hemsworth’s ruggedly hunky ax-throwing huntsman, Eric. Added to the mix is Ravenna’s sister Freya (Emily Blunt), a literal ice queen; and Sara (Jessica Chastain), a fellow huntsman and Eric’s true love.
Back when I was a newspaper features editor in Madison, which seems like a lifetime ago, one of our most popular weekly items was “Look Who’s Minding the Store,” a photo and caption about a business where a pet lived or regularly visited.
Shopkeepers who sold yarn, flowers, bakery for dogs, insurance, consignments, hemp goods and more participated. Others let us know about four-legged mascots at golf courses, art galleries, service stations — you name it.
LAUREL – To Gorman & Co. Inc., for continuing its push to redevelop the former Elks Club/Heritage House, 5706 Eighth Ave., into an 80-room boutique hotel. This project has moved slowly, to be sure. But a short-term lease agreement approved by the City Council this week gives Gorman the time it might need to secure another $850,000 development grant to aid in the $20 million project. While the future of this project may appear uncertain to outsiders, we feel Gorman — a developer with a proven track record elsewhere — wouldn’t continue investing resources into a venture that has a less-than-good chance to succeed. If it does, downtown Kenosha will be all the better for it.