Arts & Entertainment

How do you find the casino that is perfect for you?

With such different casino options available, how do you find the one that best matches your wants, needs and also suits your playstyle? Find out here Narrow down your casino options with these steps When it comes to finding the right casino, there are several factors necessary for different players. Sure, you could read different blogs, a Royal Vegas casino review by a leading authority, or start comparing on your own, but what are some […]

Katy Prairie Conservancy’s “Putting Down Roots” draws 150 volunteers to plant nearly 650 native plants on Indiangrass Preserve

HOUSTON, November 12, 2019 – Katy Prairie Conservancy’s “Putting Down Roots” event this past weekend brought together 150 volunteers for this annual planting event at Indiangrass Preserve on the Katy Prairie, west of Houston. On a cool and sunny Saturday morning, people of all ages and backgrounds worked together to transplant nearly 650 native prairie plants to help restore prairie habitat. The goal of “Putting Down Roots” is to enhance and maintain the restoration of the […]

What does the future hold for former Katy alum Dalton?

Former Katy High School alum Andy Dalton enjoyed a fine run as the starting quarterback of the Cincinnati Bengals before being ousted during the middle of the 2019 campaign. Dalton arrived in 2011 in Cincinnati and helped the franchise reach the post-season four years in a row, although they failed to progress beyond the Wild Card round under the tenure of Marvin Lewis. Dalton produced solid statistics during his time as the starter, breaking several […]

Lacenterra Tree Lighting Presented By: Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus  

KATY, TX (November 11, 2019) – LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch is hosting their annual Tree Lighting Celebration on Friday, November 22nd from 6-9 p.m. This Katy tradition kicks-off the holiday season with the lighting of LaCenterra’s spectacular, 51-foot Christmas tree and interactive Santa experience. Santa Claus will make his holiday season debut just before 7 p.m. to light the huge Christmas tree. Family activities include: two walk-in winter wonder globes, face painting, balloon twisting, inflatables, games, […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend  Christmas Home Tickets Now Available  

Photo courtesy of Child Advocates of Fort Bend

Tickets to the 28th annual Child Advocates of Fort Bend Christmas Home Tour are now available online at and at several Fort Bend locations including the Randalls locations in Pecan Grove and on Highway 6 in Sugar Land. The Christmas Home Tour features private homes in Fort Bend County beautifully decorated for Christmas. Neighborhoods and homes vary each year, so guests who have been to the Home Tour before are guaranteed to see something […]

FAME Jr. by West Memorial Jr High Theatre Company

Fame Jr. Conceived and Developed by: David De Sliva Lyrics by: Jacques Levy Music by: Steve Margoshes Title Song “FAME” Written by: Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore Book By: Jose Fernandez Show Times: Friday, November 15th – 7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 16th – 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Admission Students $5 Adults $7 Reserved $10   Presented by West Memorial Junior High Jaguar Theatre Company

Opera in the Heights will open its holiday family offering, Amahl and the Night Visitors

 Pictured here: Jan Cornelius in the role of Mother and Michael Karash in the role of Amahl. Photo credit: Pin Lim

Opera in the Heights will open its holiday family offering, Amahl and the Night Visitors, on December 7th.  For press inquiries during the week of Nov. 10-18th please contact Daniel Taylor (cc-ed here) at Additional photos are attached. Opera in the Heights presents a holiday family classic, Amahl and the Night Visitors, paired with a special performance of Respighi’s Botticelli Triptych featuring the Oh! orchestra HOUSTON (November 9th, 2019) Opera in the Heights (Oh!) will present Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors, an all-time holiday […]

Fat-shaming Santa is naughty not nice

The jelly belly of jolly olé St. Nicholas is bothering the diet-obsessed. And they are fat-shaming Santa Claus. Fat phobia has reached the North Pole. The Keto crowd want children to put steak instead of cookie carbs on plates for Santa. Don’t forget the bacon. And a bucket of lard. The Paleo people want kids to leave nuts for Santa. A fitting food for a group of hunters and gatherers. The Vegan group suggest broccoli […]

Museums devoted to Beloved Authors

Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori by Dr. Lori Verderame Those of you who follow me on social media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) or have attended a Dr. Lori antiques appraisal event somewhere in the United States know that I put a lot of miles on the wheels of my carry-on, roller-board suitcase. When I travel, I try to read a book about my new locale, take in a live sporting event (any sport, […]

Santa to Visit Katy Mills for the Holiday Season  

KATY, TX – Simon®, a global leader in premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, announced the beginning of the holiday season where families can make magical memories by taking photos with Santa as part of the Simon Santa Photo Experience at Katy Mills. Santa arrives on November 8, 2019 and will visit until December 24, 2019. “Visiting the Simon Santa Photo Experience at Katy Mills is a fun way for families to create lasting memories and experience all the […]