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2010-10-14 15:09:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forge Cinemas in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee scheduled to open October 15, with preview event Thursday, October 14. The official grand opening for The Forge Cinemas is Friday, with first run features including Jackass 3D (R), Red (PG13) and Secretariat (PG). A special private event for members of the community, area businesses, city officials and the press is being held this evening, Thursday, October 14. This 'Grand Opening Celebration' starts at...

2010-09-30 11:50:00

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A family that never has experienced a traditional vacation has a date circled for a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains because legions of friends rallied around them in the Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism "Taking Vacation Back" campaign. John and Leila Waltman of Pelion, S.C., and their three children - one with severe medical problems - also won $15,000 to help with a year's mortgage payments. "Taking Vacation Back," which supported family...

2010-06-16 13:00:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Pigeon Forge's new cinema is officially getting a name. Walden's Landing and Phoenix Big Cinemas will announce the theatre's new name on Friday, June 18 at the new Five Guys Burgers and Fries in Walden's Landing. The development announced the new 5 screen, state-of-the-art movie theatre to Pigeon Forge in February along with a contest to get the community involved for guests to suggest names for the cinema. From March through April, customers...

2010-02-25 13:38:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Walden's Landing and Phoenix Big Cinemas are pleased to officially announce the development of a 5 screen, state-of-the-art movie theatre to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100225/CL61096 ) The yet-to-be-named theatre will feature 5 stadium seating auditoriums with a total of 632 seats located in the heart of the Pigeon Forge tourist area near the Great Smoky Mountains. The cinema will feature all digital...

2009-05-07 08:57:00

Expansive Duggar entourage to ride in May 8 Dolly Parton Homecoming Parade PIGEON FORGE, Tenn., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- While many families across America still are planning their summer escapes, the expansive Duggar family from the TLC reality TV show "18 Kids and Counting" is getting a jump on the travel season with a pre-Memorial Day vacation in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and the Great Smoky Mountains. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090506/CL12512 ) A six-member production crew...

2008-10-04 18:00:16

By ALISON STOKES I REMEMBER when I first heard that voice. She was just 10 years old and standing at the washing up bowl at her family home. That's when I knew she was special. That's what Uncle Bill Owens said about the day he knew little Dolly was going to be a star. He was stood out on the back porch, playing his 'geetar' as he reminisced. In his crocodile skin boots and stetson hat, he looks no different to many of the other craggy-faced visitors who flock to Dollywood every...

2008-09-03 09:00:22

Dollywood's third annual Barbeque & Bluegrass festival (Sept. 5-28) kicks off Sept. 5, featuring three weeks and more than 500 free concerts by a lineup of award winners that includes Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder (Sept. 5 & 6), The Del McCoury Band (Sept. 7 & 8), Cherryholmes (Sept. 9 & 10), Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver (Sept. Sept. & 14), Rhonda Vincent & the Rage (Sept. 27 & 28) & many more. "It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of bluegrass music,...

2008-08-20 18:00:35

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Belle Island Village - a 26-acre, themed destination with retail, hospitality and entertainment venues - announced today that Entertainment Design Group, Inc. (EDG), a nationally- known event and entertainment production and design firm, will manage the interior design, theme development, audio-visual package and installation of Belle Island's Darrell Waltrip Racing Experience and the Debbie Reynolds Hollywood Motion Picture Museum. The Darrell...

2008-08-01 15:00:35

By Peggy Ussery, Dothan Eagle, Ala. Aug. 1--Walter "Wally G" Waters wanted a place to play his harmonica. A place other musicians could come and play their instruments or sing for a crowd. A place people could come and enjoy hearing live music. "So I built the building and just about was through with it, and Fred come along and was looking for a building for cowboy church," said Waters, who prefers to go by his stage name of Wally G. Fred is Fred Bacher, known for his radio and...

2008-07-28 15:00:39

The Polar Express 4-D Experience pulls into Dollywood's 19th annual Smoky Mountain Christmas festival Nov. 8, 2008 through Jan. 3, 2009, in the theme park's Imagination Cinema. "This Christmas, I'm inviting families to take a spectacular holiday journey where dreams become real, and everybody knows I dream bigger than just about anybody else," Dolly Parton said. "On The Polar Express 4-D Experience, all you have to do is believe, and I sure do!" This holiday season...What if there is a...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'