Arts & Entertainment

Theatre Under The Stars Is Making A Big Move

Houston’s Home For Musical Theatre Is Moving Education And Community Programs To The New Ion District In Midtown Theatre Under The Stars announced that it will establish an education and arts center as an anchor tenant in the new ION District in Midtown. Hillary Hart, Executive Director of TUTS, explains that the organization’s dedication to innovative musical theatre, inclusive educational curriculums, and dynamic community engagement, has propelled it to look for expansion space. “It is […]

Cross Creek Ranch Serves Up Gumbo Cookoff Nov. 6

A gumbo cookoff benefiting the Fulshear Police Foundation will be held 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, in Cross Creek Ranch. Admission is free.

Cross Creek Ranch will be the site of gumbo “krewes” competing for a good cause during the Fulshear Police Foundation Gumbo Cookoff, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Cross Creek Ranch Welcome Center, 6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane. This will be the first year the Fulshear master-planned community has hosted the event, which raises $20,000 to $30,000 each year, said event organizer Derek Einkauf. All proceeds are used to fund items outside the Fulshear […]

From Page to Stage—Houston Grand Opera Presents World Premiere of The Snowy Day this December

HGO creates 71st world premiere with new opera based on the beloved children’s book by Ezra Jack Keats Houston Grand Opera presents the highly anticipated world premiere of The Snowy Day December 9th through 19th at Houston’s Wortham Theater Center. Created by composer Joel Thompson and librettist Andrea Davis Pinkney, The Snowy Day is based on the classic children’s book by Ezra Jack Keats. Written in 1962 and awarded the Caldecott medal in 1963, The Snowy Day broke the color barrier in mainstream publishing by being embraced […]

Holiday Extravaganza 2021

After a one-year hiatus, the Seven Lakes HS Fine Arts Department returns with their 16th Holiday Extravaganza! Our talented Band, Choir, Orchestra, and Studio VII Theater students will present an evening of holiday entertainment on Thursday, December 9th in the Seven Lakes HS Performing Arts Center. Our night begins at 5:30pm with a dinner catered by Peachez Eatery. Browse our Silent Auction offerings, just in time for holiday shopping! The night is capped off by a concert featuring our […]

2021 James E. Taylor Holiday Home Tour, December 2 & 3

Enjoy the spirit of the holidays by attending the holiday home tour sponsored by James E. Taylor’s Class of 2022 Project Grad.   Five fabulously festive homes will be open to the public on Thursday, December 2, from 5pm – 9pm,  and Friday, December 3, from 10am – 2 pm, and 5pm – 9 pm. From November 1 through December 1, tour tickets can be purchased for $25 by credit card at, or by cash […]

Steven Reineke Welcomes Jazz Trumpeter Byron Stripling To The Jones Hall Stage For A Tribute To Louis Armstrong

Houston Symphony Principal POPS Conductor Steven Reineke is joined by jazz trumpet sensation Byron Stripling for a musical celebration of the life and art of Louis Armstrong, one of the most influential musicians in the history of jazz and popular culture in the United States. The Houston Symphony Bank of America POPS Series presents Wonderful World: The Louis Armstrong Songbook, Nov. 5–7. A renowned trumpet virtuoso, singer, conductor, and actor in his own right, Byron Stripling currently holds […]

How To Dunk Efficiently In Basketball

Dunking especially relates to basketball. It is the process in which a basketball player jumps very high in the air and places the ball in the rim. In dunking, usually player jumps to the basket or sometimes above the basket. There are many requirements to be a good dunker Strength Training Jumping Technique Basketball shoes to Support Dunking Let’s Discuss one by one Strength Training Without the proper strength training, you cant jump higher in […]

How to Protect Yourself While Betting or Gambling Online?

Gambling is one of the most lucrative industries in today’s world. Even after the Covid-19 pandemic hit the world, gambling in casinos or betting in sportsbooks or sports betting sites never really hit an all-time low. Why? Because, well, everything shifted online. Bookies also started operating more heavily from online sports betting sites and mobile apps, available on both Android and iOS, rather than from land-based centres and all the gambling enthusiasts went right there. […]

Relay for Life Raises Money for American Cancer Society

Katy Ward A Council Member Dan Smith, Mayor Pro Tem Chris Harris, Mayor Bill Hastings, and Ward B Council Member Rory Robertson joined the festivities at the Katy Relay for Life event. (Brenda Martin photo)

By George Slaughter Other than a brief roll-through of heavy clouds, Saturday afternoon was a good time to take a walk in Katy City Park. Many did so for the Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Despite it being called a relay, Relay for Life is a family-friendly, non-competitive event designed to celebrate cancer survivors, remember those who lost their battle with cancer, and raise money to help find a cure. […]

Are You Currently Planning A Big Event? Here’s Some Important Advice

Planning a big event can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. Whether you are planning the wedding of your dreams or organizing an important business meeting, there are many things to consider before making any final decisions. The most important thing to keep in mind is that it’s never too early to start thinking about logistics! If you wait until the last minute, you will spend all of your time on small tasks like finding a […]