Arts & Entertainment

Unplugged Adventure: Using eBird on the Katy Prairie

Join Mikayla House and John Berner to learn more about using eBird on the Katy Prairie. eBird is a free app for your phone that allows you to record the birds you see and makes this information available to birders around the world.   Who:       Individuals interested in learning about using eBird on their phones. When:             Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CDT Where:       This is a Zoom online event. […]

Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo™ Announces Winners Of Its Inaugural Writing Competition

Texas-Area Second Graders Submit Poems and Essays on “Why I am Proud to Live in Texas” Today, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ Trailblazer Committee announced the winners of its inaugural Writing Competition for 2021. Texas-area second graders were invited to submit either a poem or an essay, following the theme, “Why I am Proud to Live in Texas.” Awards were issued for first, second and third place in each category, as well as for […]

What Makes Mac A Great Gadget For WFH

  As the pandemic continues to ravage the world in 2021, many businesses have decided to stick to the remote work model. Employers and employees are settled with the WFH routines, and it may be the right time to look for hardware upgrades. If you are a business owner or an employee who uses a personal device for work, you will probably want to switch to Mac this year. There are valid reasons to do […]

What makes the Masters tournament so unique?

The spring vistas of Augusta National Golf Club strike a chord deep within a golfer. Wherever they may be watching from around the world, the reaction is always the same as the cameras are allowed in after a year of being away. The first glimpse of the journey on Magnolia Lane is not only a reminder that golf’s greatest tournament is soon to get underway, but also that the seasons are changing as the kindness […]

The most popular NBA betting markets

The National Basketball Association is by far the strongest and the most popular basketball league in the world. As such, it belongs to the top-four professional sports leagues in the United States. The likes of Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, etc. have all contributed to an even greater rise in popularity in the last couple of decades. In such circumstances, the connection between the league and sports betting becomes inevitable. As of 2018 and […]

4 Proven Ways To Legally Dispose Of An Unwanted Timeshare

The COVID outbreak has forced many timeshare owners to reconsider their investments. Many timeshare owners have lost their jobs and are no longer financially capable of paying the mortgage or the maintenance fees. Even though they no longer want their timeshare, it is quite difficult to get out of the contract. In most cases, as long as you own a timeshare, you’re obligated to pay a maintenance fee regularly. Amidst the chaos caused by the […]

4 Job Prospects For Young Voice Actors: What Industries Are Looking For This Profession

For many actors, while a voiceover career isn’t the first thing that pops into mind, it can be an exciting as well as lucrative step into an acting career. True it’s not the route most people think of when they consider an acting career but it is becoming a fast-growing part of the industry. With so many different types of work, available VO actors can work in different fields and on different projects at the […]

Houston Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke Joined By Broadway’S Santino And Jessica Fontana To Close Out 2020–21 Pops Season With Songs Of Rodgers And Hammerstein

Next month, Principal POPS Conductor Steven Reineke and the Houston Symphony welcome showstopping Broadway duo Santino and Jessica Fontana to close out the 2020–21 Bank of America POPS Season with a program of beloved songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein, May 28–30. In-person and livestream tickets for Find Your Dream: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein are now available at “Houston audiences are really in for a treat with this dynamic duo Jessica and Santino Fontana. I’m just so […]

UHV Wins District Gold ADDY For Athletics Campaign

The University of Houston-Victoria has won a Gold ADDY award for creative excellence in the four-state District 10 competition of the American Advertising Federation Awards. The award in the Card, Invitation or Announcement Campaign category was for marketing pieces to promote UHV Athletics’ 2020 Weekend for the Jaguars event. District 10 includes Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. The pieces were created by graphic designer Larzell Cowan and included a save-the-date mailer, and a formal invite […]

Current Texas Online Gambling Laws Explained

Over the last 12 months, the US gambling market has seen more and more states approve legislation for gambling. While there were different forms of gambling allowed in a series of states, the biggest type of gambling that has always been a major obstacle is online gambling and online sports betting. In some states, for example, it was/is legal to only take part in very few forms such as at a land-based casino or bingo […]