Tag Archives: Classic Movies

I Triple-DAY Dare You!

It’s been a long time since we’ve had a pop quiz here, so get ready!  Today’s consists of just one question, so I expect everyone to do well:  “Who was Jean Shepherd?” I can almost hear phones beeping and the … Continue reading

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Downtown’s Grand Old Lady

Each Thursday since June 6, 2012 the Sumter Opera House has presented a family movie as part of the Summer Kids’ Series.  With popularity growing among children and parents alike (partly due to the addition of a 7 p.m. showing), … Continue reading

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Not-So-Trivial Pursuits

Ah, July.  This is the month when we can usually count on plenty of pool-worthy days (although not in 2013, unfortunately, with all this rain we’ve had!), family reunions and gatherings, and the start of preparations for the new school … Continue reading

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Sumter Little Theatre Announces 2013-14 Season

Do you see a hat–or a snake that has swallowed an elephant? Either way (or even if you are wondering, “What is she talking about now?”), get ready for a season full of flights of fancy and imagination.  Hot off … Continue reading

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Summer 2013 Is Here, and the Time Is Right…

We’re back… This seems to happen every year. The Sumter Iris Festival comes and goes—and with about 75,000 visitors, the 2013 event was far busier and more successful than anyone could have anticipated—and then it’s time to start working on … Continue reading

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“Never Say Never Again” Next in Classic Movies Series

“Bond.  James Bond.” Ever since the first time he spoke these words to Miss Sylvia Trench in 1962’s Dr. No, nobody’s done it better than James Bond.  With his Aston Martin and other flashy cars, insistence that his martinis be … Continue reading

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2013’s Classic Countdown of 1983

I’m a planner by nature. So before I moved to Sumter, I started searching for community events and activities to participate in upon my arrival. However, one of the coolest activities I discovered was after I relocated. One Friday evening … Continue reading

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