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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 […]

Transitional Sheltering Assistance program winds down for Harvey survivors

More than 54,000 households have successfully used TSA as a bridge to a permanent housing plan AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane Harvey survivors participating in FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program are working closely with disaster case managers (DCMs) to complete their long-term housing plans by the end of this month. TSA, which provides short-term shelter to evacuees who cannot return to their homes, will expire June 30 after 308 days of support, with final checkout July […]

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 […]

UHV Offers Free Tickets For All-Star Baseball Game

Crossroads residents can now get free tickets to a Fourth of July collegiate league all-star baseball game sponsored by the University of Houston-Victoria. The Texas Collegiate League All-Star Game will take place at Riverside Stadium inside Riverside Park. At 6:05 p.m., the league will hold a home run derby, and the game will begin at 7:05 p.m. Admission is free with an advance ticket. A limited number of free tickets are available on a first […]

Katy Taste Fest Organizer Brings New Breakfast-And-Lunch Restaurant To Grand Parkway And I-10  

KATY, Texas—A prominent Katy foodie opened a new restaurant concept in the Grand Crossing development near Costco at Grand Parkway and Interstate 10, and if you want to enjoy it, sleeping in is not an option. Cyril Thomas, the organizer behind Katy Taste Fest, opened The Toasted Yolk Café in Katy on Wednesday, June 20. The new restaurant is the popular local chain’s sixth location and first franchise in the Houston area offering the same […]

Texas GOP Embraces Drug Law Reform

The HPRA speaker this Friday noon will be Hunter White, a representative of RAMP, Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition, founded by long time GOP activist Ann Lee. RAMP formed in 2012 to change GOP policy on marijuana, and can now claim a major success http://www.newsweek.com/texas-republicans-marijuana-legalization-weed-pot-982324 “ ‘We support a change in the law to make it a civil, and not a criminal, offense for legal adults only to possess one ounce or less of marijuana for personal use, punishable […]

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 […]

Katy Memorial Pediatrics Donates Supplies for Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Relief Effort

Katy, Texas (June 20, 2018)— As devastating footage of Hurricane Maria’s impact on Puerto Rico first began to emerge last fall, people and organizations around the world responded by donating any assistance they had to the rescue and recovery effort. For Katy Memorial Pediatrics, it was a matter of realizing that many of the hurricane’s victims would need urgent medical care and that doctors on the scene were trying to treat patients under terrible conditions. […]