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2008-09-30 15:00:36

PORTLAND - The Portland Symphony Orchestra will open its popular Pops! series Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 11-12. The concerts, a tribute to composer John Williams, will feature memorable classics from such well-known films as "Jaws,""Raiders of the Lost Ark,""Jurassic Park" and "Star Wars." Members of the 501st Legion, a worldwide Star Wars fan club, will enhance Williams Star Wars Suite with their costumed participation as Storm Troopers, R2D2, C3PO and other familiar characters from the...

2005-07-26 00:35:00

LOS ANGELES -- The Force will return to retail stores Nov. 1 with a double whammy: "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith" will be released on DVD, and "Star Wars Battlefront II" will be made available for all the top video game platforms. "Sith" is the year's top-grossing movie, with domestic box office earnings of $373.9 million (and an additional $425 million overseas). The two-disc set will include a full-length documentary; two new featurettes, one exploring the prophecy of...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.