Arts & Entertainment

Big Bend National Park to Close to the Public July 2nd

The Brewster County Tourism Council and Visit Big Bend have received notice from Big Bend National Park and National Park Services that as of today, July 2nd 2020, Big Bend National Park will be closed to all visitors until further notice. Through traffic will be prohibited, as will travel on Terlingua Ranch Road within park boundaries. The closure comes in response to a positive case of COVID-19 within the residential community of the park. The […]

TPWD Prompts Boaters to ‘Clean, Drain and Dry’

The July 4th Holiday arrives this weekend and Texans may be getting out on the water. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) inland fisheries and law enforcement staff are urging boaters to do their part to fight back against aquatic invasive species, such as zebra mussels and giant salvinia, threatening Texas lakes. Zebra mussels are one of the top concerns for Texas. Currently, zebra mussels are found in 30 Texas lakes across five river basins […]

Houston Symphony To Receive $25,000 Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $84 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2020.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $25,000 to the Houston Symphony to support concerts in celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday. This is one of 1015 grants nationwide that the agency has approved in this category. “These awards demonstrate the resilience […]

What are the important health measures you should take while going for fishing?

Fishing is getting popularized across the world today due to its amazing health benefits and also the relaxing experience that one can have. Whether you are enjoying fishing from the shore or wish to go for deep-sea fishing trips in Dubai, you will surely experience a great time ahead. Most of the people might have not noticed that the muscle movements are done while pulling up a fish helps you in getting an exercise of […]

Spanish 21 and Blackjack – key things Casino enthusiasts need to know

Walk into any casino in Texas, or anywhere in the world for that matter, and you’re sure to find the game of Blackjack on the menu. Blackjack is one of the most popular casino games in the world, and it’s pretty much been that way ever since it was widely popularized and played in French Casinos way back in the 19th century. Its popularity has seen it reach the world of literature and the silver […]

Things You Need to Prepare Before Getting a Pet

Nothing is more exciting than welcoming a new furry friend into your home. Pets are playful, adorable, and will appreciate your love and give you more in return, or they might just sulk and look away. Yes, I am talking about my cat! All joking aside, bringing a new pet into your household is like adding a new member to your family. They will be your companions during the bad and the good. Studies show […]

Game Warden Field Notes

AUSTIN — The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife law enforcement reports. Bare Necessities While patrolling near Lake Sam Rayburn, a Sabine County game warden noticed a naked man running across the road from the water into a makeshift tent. The man soon emerged wearing an oversized pair of pants. The warden then contacted dispatch, who advised that the subject was wanted on three felony warrants out of Sabine County. The […]

Houston Grand Opera Announces Updates for the 2020–21 Season  

HGO cancels five productions, reduces workforce, and implements salary rollbacks  HGO plans to welcome audiences back to the Wortham Theater Center for the HGO premieres of Breaking the Waves and The Sound of Music in April 2021 HGO’s world premiere of The Snowy Day to be modified and presented on video HOUSTON – June 23, 2020 – Guided by the current global health pandemic recommendations, Houston Grand Opera (HGO) recognizes the importance of protecting its audiences, artists, musicians, and staff members. […]

The Garden Club of Houston to Receive Houston Hospice Spirit Award

HOUSTON – Houston Hospice is pleased to announce this year’s Spirit Award Dinner will be honoring The Garden Club of Houston. The 22nd annual celebration will be a hybrid event, live-streaming and in-person, and is scheduled for Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the River Oaks Country Club, 1600 River Oaks Blvd., Houston, Texas. Historically, The Laura Lee Blanton Community Spirit Award recognizes the grace and generosity of a community leader […]

5 Horses Join Possible Lineup For 2020 Preakness Stakes

The Preakness Stakes this year usually comes as the second segment of the Triple Crown Series will take place on October 3, 2020. With this schedule movement, it will now serve as the culminating show of the said race, identifying who can take the most prestigious Triple Crown title this season. The Stronach Group, which is the owner of the Preakness Stakes, has announced that the racing will still settle at Pimlico Park. Among the […]