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Saddle Up For Action! “THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN”

I seek righteousness as we all should, but I’ll take revenge. In 1879, the citizens of Rose Creek are terrorized by industrialist, Bartholomew Bogue, who destroys their church after demanding that they sell their land for $20 a parcel. Bogue is determined to gain rights to the gold mines that lay near the town. When Bogue imposes his will on the town by gunning down innocent folks, a newly widowed Emma Cullen seeks help from a bounty hunter named Chisolm. Driven by demons of his past, Chisholm agrees to protect the townsfolk so he has heads out to recruit a …

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The King and I at The Alhambra by iamesphoto.com

Alhambra’s The King and I

The Alhambra Theatre opened Rodgers and Hammerstein’s wonderful musical, The King and I, which has won many Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and was later made into a film starring Yul Brynner which won several Academy Awards. The story is that of Anna, an English governess (Kelly Atkins) who is hired in the early 1860’s to educate the children of the King of Siam (Tony Romero) and prepare them for the modern world. This proves more of a job than she had expected, as she finds a domineering autocratic ruler whose intimidated and submissive subjects value tradition and fear change. …

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october, 2021

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