Arts & Entertainment

Katy-Area Actors Seize the Day in Disney’s Newsies at Inspiration Stage July 20 – Aug. 5

L to R, top to bottom: Drew Doyle (Featured Dancer), Andrew Sackett (Featured Dancer), Kate Henry (Featured Dancer), Josh Mbaezue (Ensemble), Jonathan Bynum (Ensemble), Emily Adams (Featured Dancer), Max Morgan (Crutchie), Holden Hagelberger (Les), Grayson Edwards (Davey), Danny Terrier (Featured Dancer), Noah Alderfer (Jack Kelly), Kaeleb Edwards (Featured Dancer)

SUGAR LAND, Texas (June 21, 2018) – Sugar Land’s national award-winning community theatre, Inspiration Stage, is excited to be Houston’s first community theatre to produce Disney’s Newsies, with 12 shows over three weekends, July 20 through Aug. 5 at the historic Sugar Land Auditorium, 226 Lakeview Dr. “We’re thrilled to be the first Houston-area community theatre to perform Newsies,” says Mandy Seymore-Sensat, Inspiration Stage’s artistic director and Newsies’ director and co-choreographer. “It’s such a dynamic show with a touching […]

Bayou Land Conservancy announces access information for new Spring Creek Nature Trail

Houston, TX – Bayou Land Conservancy (BLC), a local land trust focused on conserving land and protecting Houston’s primary water source, Lake Houston, announced that construction of the 13-mile Spring Creek Nature Trail has reached completion. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday, June 1st at 9 am at Montgomery County Preserve, to celebrate the conclusion of major construction activities. The natural-surface trail is funded by a Recreational Trails Grant of $100,000 from Texas Parks […]

Theatre Under The Stars Announces The Cast Of All Shook Up 

HOUSTON — Meet the cast of Theatre Under The Stars’ (TUTS) upcoming production of All Shook Up! Tim Rogan is returning to the role of Chad after playing the role last summer at The Muny. He has performed at many regional theatres including The Kennedy Center, The Olney Theatre Center, and Studio Theatre. He was also part of the national tours of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and Camelot. Julia Krohn, who was in the Las Vegas company of Jersey Boys, performed Off-Broadway in Joy, and […]

Trailblazing Female Conductor And Houston Symphony Associate Principal Trumpet Make Debuts At Miller Outdoor Theatre

June 22 & 23, 2018 HOUSTON (June 21, 2018) – The recently-appointed Chief Conductor of the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra and the first-ever female winner of the prestigious Donatella Flick conducting competition, Elim Chan makes her Houston Symphony debut Friday, June 22, at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Chan joins the orchestra at 8:30 p.m. to open this year’s ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights. Joining Chan is Rubén Rengel, the Venezuelan winner of the 2018 Sphinx Award, who makes his Houston […]

Society for the Performing Arts Announces Additions to 2018-2019 Season

HOUSTON, June 21, 2018 – Society for the Performing Arts (SPA), the largest nonprofit presenting organization of its kind in the Southwest, announces additions to its 2018-2019 season line-up. Since its initial unveiling in May, five shows have been added to SPA’s season including eight performances of the legendary Broadway show, Chicago. Also joining the line-up is An Evening with Margaret Atwood, a conversation with the riveting author behind the best-selling novel The Handmaid’s Tale, now an Emmy and Golden Globe series available […]

Campers End The Session On A Very High Note!

Houston Symphony Introduces Girls, Inc. Campers to Guest Conductor Elim Chan HOUSTON (June 20, 2018) – Girls Inc. summer campers will preview the Houston Symphony’s  upcoming Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” concert and meet the guest conductor, Elim Chan, one of the rising women conductors leading major symphonic orchestras around the world during rehearsal on Friday, June 22 at 10 a.m. The campers will meet Chan following rehearsal at 12:30 p.m. The first female winner of the 2014 Donatella Flick competition, […]

 You’re Invited to “A Night at the Museum”

During the event, check out the new buildings including this one, a replica of the Ebell House, on the Museum's outdoor "G" scale garden railroad depiction of the Richmond Rosenberg area with trains being run by the Houston Area "G" Gaugers

Join Honorary Chairs, Judge Bob and Pat Hebert at the Rosenberg Railroad Museum for its upcoming evening fundraiser “A Night at the Museum”. The outdoor, casual event is slated for Saturday, June 30, 2018 on the Museum grounds at 1921 Avenue F, Rosenberg, TX from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Come see the progress on the MoPac Caboose renovations, the newly painted Gallery building, the 1879 passenger car (the “Quebec”), the Garden Railroad (a G […]

Theatre Under The Stars Reveals Jerome Robbins’ Broadway As The Final Show In Its 50th Anniversary Season

HOUSTON – After much anticipation, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announces Jerome Robbins’ Broadway as the final show of its 50th Anniversary Season! The epic musical anthology that honors the career highlights of Tony Award®-winning director and choreographer Jerome Robbins will run May 28 through June 9 at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. “Over the course of our 50-year history we’ve done many of these classic musicals that were so beautifully choreographed by Jerome Robbins,” said Dan Knechtges, Artistic Director for Theatre […]

Cruz-Kimmel Basketball Video

HOUSTON, Texas – Sen. Ted Cruz challenged ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel to a one-on-one charity basketball game in Houston… and won! Watch this video of the two-hour, high-endurance, scrappy game that ended with a score of 11-9. The game raised over $80,000 — before the show even aired — for two Houston charities. Sen. Cruz raised money for Generation One, a private school for underprivileged children in Houston’s Third Ward. Kimmel was playing for Texas Children’s Hospital. The “Jimmy […]

Cane Island’s Red, White & Blue Festival Kicks Off July 4 Festivities

KATY, TX (June 18, 2018) – Families can get a jump start on their July 4 holiday at Cane Island’s Red, White & Blue Festival featuring a petting zoo, face painting, balloon art, bounce houses and food trucks in the Katy community of new homes on Saturday, June 30 from noon – 3 p.m. Free and open to the public, the community’s Red, White & Blue Festival will take place in Cane Island’s Amenity Village, […]