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Attempting a world-record

A world-record attempt will be made this summer in Colon. During the 2014 Abbottt’s Magic Get-Together in August, an attempt will be made to break the Guinness World record for most magicians in a single magic show. Colon resident Kelly Pucci, who is an organizer of the Aug. 6 attempt, said the current record is 106 magicians set by a ... Read More »

Successful 45th Michigan Magic Day

Organizers of the 45th Michigan Magic Day, staged over the weekend in Colon, hailed the event as a success. The annual gathering marked the first time Colon has hosted the event, which drew more than 100 magicians to activities Friday and Saturday. Ron Carnell, a member of the Colon-based International Brotherhood of Magicians 386, said a Saturday morning magic competition ... Read More »

Rivers of Justice Film Festival

Here’s a reminder that the Rivers of Justice Film Festival takes place this weekend in downtown Three Rivers. Kirstin Vander Giessen-Reitsma said the festival includes three feature-length films at the Riviera Theatre. Banana Land, playing at 8 o’clock tonight, explores issues of worker and environmental justice in banana-growing regions. At 6 p.m. Saturday, The House I Live In will invite ... Read More »

Dancing with the St. Joe County Stars

Here’s a reminder that online voting for the People’s Choice continues through Wednesday for the upcoming Dancing With the St. Joseph County Stars event. Event organizer Linda Kline said an award will be presented after Friday’s production to the couple that receives the most online votes for People’s Choice. Voting for the award will continue the day of the event ... Read More »

Rivers of Justice Film Festival

Officials from World Fare have announced the Rivers of Justice Film Festival will take place April 4 and 5 in downtown Three Rivers. Kirstin Vander Giessen-Reitsma  said the festival includes three feature-length films at the Riviera Theatre. Banana Land, playing April 4, explores issues of worker and environmental justice in banana-growing regions. On April 5, The House I Live In ... Read More »

Two win Gold Key awards

Two Sturgis High School students recently won Gold Key awards in the regional Scholastic Art Contest at South Bend Regional Museum of Art. Peyton Boughton won in the mixed media category with a pencil and ink wash drawing. Brianna Lindsey won in the jewelry category with a ring. Because the girls’ pieces were judged Gold Key winners, the pieces will ... Read More »