Feel the Warmth of the Holiday Season with Avon Players’ ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

Classic film brought to life will remind you and yours of the power one person has to do so much good The Jimmy Stewart masterpiece so many generations grew up with springs to life with Avon Players’ latest offering.  Relive the beauty of director Frank Capra’s enduring cinematic Christmas gift with It’s a Wonderful Life, running Friday, November 27 through Saturday, December 12. George Bailey (Mark Misch) has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. Forsaking his … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Who is the ‘Academy’ and Why Do People Keep Thanking Them?

Dear Crabby, I was a little disappointed with some of the Oscar nominations this year. It seemed like a number of good films and performances were overlooked. And that got me thinking about acceptance speeches: nearly every winner starts out their speech with some form of, ‘I’d like to thank the Academy.’ Just who are these people and why do they have so much say in who gets nominated and wins? Thanks, Cindy Cinematic Dear Cindy Cinematic, I don’t get to the movies as much as I used … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Any Suggestions on Holiday Family Traditions to Try?

Dear Crabby, My children are just getting old enough that my husband and I want to start holiday family traditions. Do you have any suggestions? Thanks, Hannah Holiday Dear Hannah Holiday, In my opinion children are what make the holidays tolerable. Well, most children … usually. Anyway, I guess it all depends on how active you want to be and how much money you want to spend to create said holiday memories. A lot of people seem to be into something called Elf on the Shelf, which … [Read more...]