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‘A Celebration of Reading’ features big-name authors
Entertainment
Published in 14-4-2017
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Some heavy hitters are scheduled to appear at next week's "Celebration of Reading." Several boldface names, including David Brooks and Sue Grafton, will be in Houston Thursday to read and discuss their work at the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation's big book event.

Reference: www.chron.com
Black Restaurant Week set to kick off April 17-30
Entertainment
Published in 14-4-2017
    261 Visits

Houston's second annual Black Restaurant Week will be April 17 through the 30, when the city will highlight black-owned businesses.

Reference: www.chron.com
Fest honors late Houston comic
Entertainment
Published in 14-4-2017
    889 Visits

Houston native Harris Wittels loved jokes and he loved Phish, so the inaugural Harris Phest honoring the comedian and writer will offer some version of both.

Reference: www.chron.com
Clowns, jokes and accusing Louis CK of theft
Entertainment
Published in 14-4-2017
    973 Visits

Did Louis CK steal from comedian Tig Notaro during his recent "SNL" appearance?

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'Furious' takes fans on fateful, confounding ride
Entertainment
Published in 14-4-2017
    620 Visits
Dominic (Vin Diesel) is ambling around Havana with a big smile on his face - Diesel has become the most smiley action hero since Douglas Fairbanks. The screenplay doesn't even try to make sense of the proposal. Dominic is in a beater, but he has hooked a tank of nitrous oxide to the engine. The entire scene is ridiculous and crazy, inventively conceived and impeccably executed, so that eve ...>>
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‘A Celebration of Reading’ features big-name authors
Entertainment
Published in 14-4-2017
    446 Visits

Some heavy hitters are scheduled to appear at next week's "Celebration of Reading." Several boldface names, including David Brooks and Sue Grafton, will be in Houston Thursday to read and discuss their work at the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation's big book event.

Reference: www.chron.com
Black Restaurant Week set to kick off April 17-30
Entertainment
Published in 14-4-2017
    563 Visits

Houston's second annual Black Restaurant Week will be April 17 through the 30, when the city will highlight black-owned businesses.

Reference: www.chron.com
Top 20 favorite celebrities among faith-based audiences
Entertainment
Published in 7-4-2017
    862 Visits

A research group has found which celebrities are favored among those who regularly attend religious services. The results are surprising.

Reference: www.chron.com
It's too late for the Rock Hall of Fame to be less terrible
Entertainment
Published in 7-4-2017
    239 Visits

The Rock Hall's induction is Friday. This year's class: Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez, Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur and Yes. Yes, Yes. But that's not the institution's biggest problem.

Reference: www.chron.com
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the new Cirque du Soleil show KURIOS in Houston
Entertainment
Published in 7-4-2017
    796 Visits

The modern-day circus is in town, Houston, and it's got a curious new show for locals to enjoy.

Cirque du Soleil opens its "Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities" show in Houston Thursday, April 6, 2017.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texas photographer captures photos of abandoned Aquarena Springs in San Marcos
Entertainment
Published in 7-4-2017
    650 Visits

The theme parks before there ever was Six Flags or even Houston's old AstroWorld, were much simpler and featured things like swimming pigs.

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Things to do in Houston and beyond that cost less than $10
Entertainment
Published in 7-4-2017
    178 Visits

Have you checked the weather for this weekend, yet?

Well let me tell you, the sun is going to be shining between limited clouds and the temps aren't estimated to get past 80 degrees, so that means the equation for the perfect weekend is brewing.

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Robert Glasper, Brad Mehldau, Jeremy Denk set for next Da Camera season
Entertainment
Published in 31-3-2017
    425 Visits

Da Camera of Houston is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a strong 2017-18 season built around the theme "No Place Like Home."

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This new Willie Nelson music video might make classic country fans a tad emotional
Entertainment
Published in 31-3-2017
    902 Visits

A new Willie Nelson song and video from his upcoming studio album is making country fans a bit misty-eyed this week.

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'Saturday Night Fever,' 'The Secret Life of Pets' coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime in April 2017
Entertainment
Published in 31-3-2017
    591 Visits

The month of March just wrapped up and the Netflix and Amazon Prime selection was beginning to get a little slim near the end, but thankfully, the streaming providers are giving us all new options for entertainment starting April 1.

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