Arts & Entertainment

The Exchange Club of Sugar Land’s 33rd Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 25

The Exchange Club of Sugar Land’s 33rd Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 5:30 pm to 9 pm at Fluor Corporation cafeteria, 1 Fluor Daniel Drive, Sugar Land. This year’s theme is WINNER WINNER SPAGHETTI DINNER! Every attendee will receive a red ticket, and during the evening a drawing will be held to see which attendee wins a $100 bill just for attending! WINNER WINNER SPAGHETTI DINNER! Individual […]

Messiah Netflix Series—Who do you say Jesus is?

Will he “convert you or con you?” the 10 episode series trailer for “Messiah” asks, but does not answer. The Netflix series “Messiah” produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey is sparking discussion and debate. Like most films about faith, Messiah raises thought-provoking questions. Is he a prophet, the returning Jesus, or the anti-Christ? What is the core message of the “Messiah” series? What do Christians, Jews, and Muslims believe? What do non-religious people believe? What do […]

25th annual Periwinkle Cycle returns with “’90s Reboot” on February 29

Annual bike-a-thon raises awareness for programs benefiting children touched by cancer WHAT:               On Saturday, February 29, The Periwinkle Foundation will bring back the ‘90s in celebration of the 25th annual Periwinkle Cycle, presented by White Oak Energy. Teams of four will compete in this indoor cycling challenge in 30-minute heats to raise funds and awareness for The Periwinkle Foundation’s Camps, Arts and Survivor Programs. Teams are encouraged to embrace this year’s ‘90s theme to win various […]

Tony Award® Winner Levi Kreis To Star In New Musical Pure Country From Theatre Under The Stars

Adapted from the hit movie Pure Country, the musical performs at the Hobby Center April 14 through 26 HOUSTON — Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to announce that Tony Award winner Levi Kreis will star as “Dusty” in the new musical Pure Country. Under the development of TUTS, the musical is being adapted for the stage from the beloved 1992 film starring George Strait. “It is so wonderful for TUTS to not only be able to bring in Broadway stars […]

Cirque du Soleil raises the Big Top for the revival of Alegría at Sam Houston Race Park

Houston, February 24, 2020 – A production destined to change the history of the company, Cirque du Soleil first presented Alegría in April 1994, launching an emblematic show that would win over more than 14 million spectators in 19 years of touring through the end 2013. In 2019, Cirque du Soleil reinterprets Alegría through today’s creative lens, including updated acrobatics and visual design, as well as new musical arrangements. With its signature songs, acrobatics and memorable characters that have helped define the Cirque du Soleil aesthetic, Alegría is […]

Leyha Williams named Youth of the Year for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston at Youth of the Year Dinner  

Leyha Williams, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston 2020 Youth of the Year Recipient, feels strongly that mentoring is the key for youth to be successful in their endeavors. Photo credits: Leyha Williams headshot: Shakayla Marshall, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston YOY group photos: Cassie Stricker

HOUSTON, February 21, 2020 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) announces that Leyha Williams, a member of the Johnny Mitchell Club in Galveston, was named 2020 Youth of the Year at the annual Youth of the Year (YOY) dinner held Feb. 19 at the Junior League of Houston, with the Houston Texans’ Jacob Martin serving as keynote speaker and MIX 96.5’s Jason Cage doing emcee duties. The Youth of the Year program honors […]

In10City to Headline Katy ISD Education Foundation Event

Gatsby’s GROOVE Proceeds Benefit the Foundation’s Teacher Grant Program  (Katy, TX) – The Katy ISD Education Foundation announces its annual GROOVE spring fundraiser on Friday, March 27 from 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.at the Omni Houston Hotel at Westside.  This year’s event has a roaring twist, and proudly features the band In10City, a group known for creative mashups, and non-stop energy. All proceeds from GROOVE benefit the Foundation and its Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program. The Katy ISD Education Foundation […]

RODEO ROUNDUP KICKS OFF THE 2020 HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™ FESTIVITIES

FEB. 21, 2020 — HOUSTON — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — The celebration leading up to opening day of the 2020 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo begins Tuesday, Feb. 25, with Rodeo Roundup. Rodeo Roundup & Go Texan Day All Houstonians are invited to attend this free event in downtown Houston, Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Houston City Hall in Hermann Square. Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Go Texan Day proclamation will kick off the […]

Nottingham Country Garden Club Next meeting is March 5th

On Thursday March 5th, 2020, Nottingham Country Garden Club (NCGC) will feature Sherri Harrah discussing Weeds and Drought tolerant plants. Meet and greet time begins at 9:30 am and the program will start at 10:00 am, followed by the NCGC meeting.  Please join us at the Municipal Utility Building #81 at 805 Hidden Canyon Drive in Katy 77450.   For more information please see our website: http://www.ncgctx.org. We welcome all people interested in gardening and gardening […]

Fulshear Book Clubs Announce March Reading Selections  

Share your love of reading with other book lovers at one of the book clubs that meet monthly at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. New members are always welcome. The next meeting of the Fulshear Book Club will take place on Monday, March 16, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of the library. The book to be discussed is In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American […]