Posts Tagged Recreation and leisure

Review: ‘Furious 7′ drives hard with action, laughs, tribute

This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Paul Walker as Brian, in a scene from "Furious 7."  (AP Photo/Universal Pictures)

Fast-moving fight scenes, outrageous auto antics and a sprinkling of ridiculous one-liners make “Furious 7″ a campy, crowd-pleasing escape.

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Correction: Arab Museum-Little Syria story

DETROIT (AP) — In a story March 27 about a ‘Little Syria’ exhibit going to Ellis Island, The Associated Press, due to incorrect information from the Arab American National Museum, erroneously reported the date the exhibit will open. It opens Oct. 1, 2016, not Oct. 1 of this year.

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Turin Egyptian Museum gets overhaul of pharaonic proportions

The inner coffin of Kha is seen at the Egyptian Museum of Turin, Italy, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The museum, containing the world’s second-largest collection of Egyptian artifacts after Cairo, is unveiling its new digs, including state-of-the art displays and an exhibit space double the original, allowing ancient artifacts to come out of storage and be seen by the public for the first time. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

TURIN, Italy (AP) — For the earliest Egyptologists, a trip to the Egyptian Museum in Turin was considered indispensable. The museum’s new director is seeking to return the almost 200-year-old museum to its one-time prominence, boosted by an overhaul of the collection and exhibit space of near-pharaonic proportions.

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Boaters push Senate bill removing corn-ethanol mandate

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The nation’s largest boating advocacy group has thrown its support behind a U.S. Senate bill that would do away with the law requiring ethanol produced from corn to be sold to American consumers.

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Indie horror movie ‘It Follows’ gets wide theater release

In this Wed., March 25, 2015 photo, American actress and star of the horror film "It Follows" Maika Monroe poses for a portrait in New York. The film opens to a wide release in the U.S. on Friday, March 27.  (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Two weeks after opening in just four theaters, the indie horror movie “It Follows” is getting a wide release this weekend.

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