Film Series and spring gardening season featured on Episode #189

By Paul Miller

Knightly News Co-Adviser

On this episode of the Knightly News Podcast, we welcome CPC Film Series Correspondent Nik Hogan to preview his upcoming presentation on the ’80s classic “Labyrinth” and Dr. Anne Bizup to discuss the upcoming gardening season and local places where listeners can get outside to enjoy nature this summer.

During the first segment of the podcast, we discuss Hogan’s affinity for film and how he got involved with the CPC Film Series as a correspondent.

The upcoming event, taking place on May 3 at 6 p.m. in the Capital Blue Cross Theatre, will be Hogan’s first CPC Film Series presentation. While Leslie Heimbaugh, Jenelle Dulack and Dylan Bowman were all student presenters for the Film Series prior to Hogan, he appreciates the opportunity to share his love for film with the audience this week.

While “Labyrinth” could be considered a cult classic for its enduring impact over the past three decades, Jim Henson’s film was certainly not a box office success. The film only brought in just under $15 million on a $25 million budget. During the podcast, Hogan shares his thoughts on why this may have been, while also discussing its lasting qualities and cultural relevance.

The event, sponsored by the Knightly News Media Club, has become a quarterly staple on campus, welcoming students, faculty, alumni and community members. The schedule of the event is below.

  • 6 p.m. – Doors open. Concessions for donation to the Knightly News Media Club
  • 6:30 p.m. – Hogan’s presentation about the film
  • 7 p.m. – Film screening

On the second segment of the podcast, we welcome Dr. Anne Bizup to discuss gardening tips as well as a discussion about unique outdoor spaces to visit this summer.

The podcast is also joined by Knightly News Reporter and West Shore Connect student Adi Mujkanovic, who shares his experiences working with the Mechanicsburg Parks Department in 2023 and previews his upcoming work with the Carlisle Parks Department this summer.

During the show, Bizup provides timely advice about the growing season in Pennsylvania, giving advice on when to plant your garden and how to maintain your plants as the season goes on.

Also, the group discusses their favorite local places to get outside this summer, providing solid recommendations for individuals looking to immerse themselves in nature as the weather grows warmer.

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