Healthcare District Has Healthy Chance of Winning; Keep Voting!

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Big Bear Lake, CA, October 30, 2013 - As of yesterday, Bear Valley Community Hospital's entry into the Medline Pink Gloves Dance Video competition was in 7th place. That brings them close to winning a substantial sum for the Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley Mammogram Program: the winnings are $5,000 for third place, $10,000 for second … [Read more...]

Theatre Project Offers Locals’ Discount Tonight

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Big Bear Lake, October 17, 2013 - The Big Bear Theatre Project is presenting the final three performances  of "13" this week at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center, and tonight's show is half-off for locals. On October 17 only, ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Show time is 7:30 p.m. The musical features a rock score … [Read more...]

Filmmakers With Big Bear Ties Take home prizes

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 24, 2013 - The 14th Annual Big Bear Lake International Film Festival (BBLIFF) wrapped up Sunday, and two locals are among the winners. Big Bear City resident Steve Copeland took home the Audience Award for Best International Showcase. His documentary SHIFT OF THE AGES, which Steve co-wrote with Joseph Glove, was … [Read more...]

Big Bear Native Shows “Apocalypse Later”

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 21, 2013 - Harold Camping proclaimed May 21, 2011 as the Judgement Day, but he wasn't the first to herald a Rapture that never came. In Apocalypse Later, Filmmaker Zeke Peistrup has scholars from Yale Divinity School, UNC Dept of Religious Studies, Princeton Seminary and Westminster Seminary weigh in on the end of days, … [Read more...]

“As High as the Sky” Explores OCD

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 21, 2013 -- First time filmmaker Nikki Braendlin will screen her award-winning feature film "As High as the Sky" at the Big Bear International Film Festival at 10:45a.m. on Sunday, September 22nd at Village Theaters North (602 Pine Knot Blvd. The 91-minute film focuses on Margaret, who is forced to confront the root … [Read more...]

“Ultra Marathoner Crossing!”

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 20, 2013 - The Kodiak Ultramarathon will bring 450 of the world's elite athletes to Big Bear this weekend, as they trail-run 50- and 100-mile courses through the San Bernardino Mountains. Both courses keep runners between 6,900? and 10,000? and give them over 12,000 feet in elevation gain over multiple climbs and … [Read more...]

Sneak Preview of “A.C.O.D” at the PAC

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 20, 2013 - Fans of "Parks & Recreation" will get to see its stars on the big screen this weekend, in the upcoming comedy A.C.O.D. The movie premiered at Sundance in January and will be officially released October 4th, but visitors to the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center (PAC) will get a sneak preview the night … [Read more...]

Blind Fencers Subject of Film at Village Theaters

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 17, 2013 -- George Adams, a multi-award-winning filmmaker, opens his latest documentary at one of the top-rated film festivals in the country, the Big Bear Lake International Film Festival (BBLIFF). See the trailer here. For Touche: A Blind Fencer’s Story, Adams spent 18 months documenting a single mother in her … [Read more...]

Jessica Brasher Takes the Crown

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 15, 2013 --With 21 hopefuls vying for the title, Jessica Brasher was crowned Miss Big Bear in a ceremony at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center last night. Her court consists of 1st-runner-up Kodie Cash, 2nd-runner-up Delaney Warren, 3rd-runner-up Raven Young and 4th-runner-up Lexi Contreras. The five girls now … [Read more...]

Sacred Landmark in Big Bear is Subject of “God’s Golden Eye”

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Baldwin Lake, CA, September 13, 2013 -- Part-time local resident Ian James Murphy will premier his inaugural film at the 2013 Big Bear Lake International Film Festival. “God’s Golden Eye” is a historical account of the desecration of a sacred tribal landmark near Baldwin Lake. Serrano Indians occupied our local mountains 2,000 years ago, … [Read more...]