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  • Glenn Close, Damien Chazelle Honored at Sundance Institute Benefit

    "When you look at the roles she's played, they're so diverse it can blow your mind," observed Robert Redford of Glenn Close in a videotaped message screened at Wednesday night's Celebrate Sundance Institute benefit in New York. While the Sundance founder...
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  • 'A Walk in the Woods' starts shooting with Ken Kwapis at the helm

    'A Walk in the Woods' starts shooting with Ken Kwapis at the helm
    "A Walk in the Woods" has taken a big step forward. The long-planned adaptation of Bill Bryson's 1998 memoir has begun production with director Ken Kwapis ("He's Just Not That Into You") at the helm, the film's backers, Wildwood Enterprises and Route...
  • Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman Joining Robert Redford on 'A Walk in the Woods'

    Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal have joined Robert Redford in the independent drama "A Walk in the Woods." Wildwood Enterprises and Route One Films started production Monday on the film, an adaptation of travel writer Bill Bryson's...
  • Library Schedule (Feb. 18-24)

    Westminster library branch The Westminster branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4488....
  • Taking the kids to the Appalachian Mountain Club

    Taking the kids to the Appalachian Mountain Club
    We were drenched. We'd enthusiastically signed on to hike hut to hut with the Appalachian Mountain Club (www.outdoors.org) in New Hampshire's White Mountains along the famous Appalachian Trail. We figured it would be a good first backcountry foray...
  • A Hike Among Fallen Giants In Cathedral Pines

    A Hike Among Fallen Giants In Cathedral Pines
    pmarteka@courant.com I'm not sure why I have avoided Cathedral Pines over the years. Maybe it was knowing that 25 years ago a trio of tornadoes devastated the grove of white pines in Cornwall that dated back to the Revolutionary War and were as close to...
  • Boy Scouts and boulder are in the news, spotlighting special wild places in Pennsylvania and Utah

    Boy Scouts and boulder are in the news, spotlighting special wild places in Pennsylvania and Utah
    Boulders and Boy Scouts have been in the news lately, and while all the stories are not necessarily related, they have come in a somewhat remarkable succession. The most serious story in recent days involved a Delaware woman who was critically injured...
  • 'Living museum' of Virginia's historic triangle aids writer

    'Living museum' of Virginia's historic triangle aids writer
    Mac Laird of Williamsburg is living the old adage, "You're never too old to follow a dream." An avid outdoorsman with a love of history, Laird, 85, discovered a need to write as he aged and couldn't do some of the things he used to do. "Cutting down...
  • Conservation film to benefit local Trout Unlimited

    With two local Trout Unlimited chapters offering their annual fly-tying classes at the start of the new year, it's time to get psyched up for fly-tying. Local chapters of Trout Unlimited, along with ArtsQuest, are raising money for stream-side habitat...
  • Norco sportsmen against stream reclassifications

    The recent proposal by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission to designate six segments of area streams as Class A waters, thereby curtailing in-season trout stockings in them, is drawing local opposition. Class A waters are the highest quality in...
  • AFM: Robert Redford's 'A Walk In The Woods' Attracts Director Larry Charles

    Larry Charles has come on board to direct the indie comedy "A Walk In The Woods" with Robert Redford and Nick Nolte starring. IM Global is selling international territories at the American Film Market. The project had been for sale at Cannes. Redford...