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Theater books celebrate America's cultural treasures
Energy
Published in 27-9-2017
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Winter is a fine time to curl up with a good book. For theater lovers, books on their pet topic have the added advantage of stirring warm memories of favorite plays, players and performances.
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Book urges readers to follow the path to happiness
Energy
Published in 27-9-2017
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If you want to get happy in your relationships with others, take a cue from Buddha, Jesus or Moses. That's what Rick Hanson does in his new book.
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Perry left out of Bush book praising some top Texans
Energy
Published in 27-9-2017
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Scholars say George W. Bush's decisions about which people to include - and omit - in his memoir reflect both the declining importance of Texas political figures during the Bush presidency and recurring tensions between his team and several high-profile Texans.
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Four counties' libraries read one book
Energy
Published in 27-9-2017
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After an earthquake tears through an unnamed American city, nine people are stranded in a basement visa and passport office. To avoid panicking over the rising water in the confined space, each member of this diverse, all-ages group tells a story about "one amazing thing" in his or her life. "In these fragmented and fast-moving times, it is quite rare for us to have a communal cultural experienc ...>>
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Man found dead in Heights home
Heights
Published in 27-9-2017
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Police responded to a call early Tuesday morning around 1 a.m. at an apartment home on White Oak drive where they found a man, 45, who suffered a gunshot wound, Houston Fire Department Paramedics declared him dead on the scene.

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Heights High School wins Grand Trophy in Art Car competition
Heights
Published in 27-9-2017
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In Houston's 30th annual Art Car Parade, Heights High School took the Mayor's Cup Grand Trophy and a $2,000 prize.

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A slice of Americana at Heights pie contest
Heights
Published in 27-9-2017
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Monday night at the historic Heights fire station on 12th Street was a night to remember for local bakers and those lucky enough to taste their work.

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Video: Heights mom spots mysterious bugs on side of house
Heights
Published in 27-9-2017
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A Texas woman discovered peculiarly shaped bugs in Houston, Texas.

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Comedian Jen Kirkman to donate a portion of Heights show proceeds to Harvey relief
Heights
Published in 27-9-2017
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The comedian's upcoming show at the historic Heights Theater will be extra special for Houstonians. 

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Theater, classical music and dance listings: Sept. 28-Oct. 4
Entertainment
Published in 27-9-2017
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Theater The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Musical whodunit based on Charles Dickens' novel. Presented by Obsidian Theater. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 14; $30-$38; 3522 White Oak; 832-889-7837, obsidiantheater.org. Disgraced: Drama about American identity by Ayah Akhtar. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; Studio 101, 1824 Spring; $17-$53; 832-786-1849, 4thwalltheatreco.com. Desc ...>>
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William Bell's legacy continues to ring true for Stax Records
Entertainment
Published in 27-9-2017
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William Bell still talks to fellow old Southern soul survivors like Sam Moore, one of the guys who sang the hit song "Soul Man," and David Porter, the guy who wrote it. Back in 1967, the three men were part of a vibrant creative community at Stax, a Memphis-based recording studio and record label that helped define a particularly cool style of soul. "They're still family, so we're always ...>>
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Embrace the weirdness of The Flaming Lips
Entertainment
Published in 27-9-2017
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Between the confetti, the human hamster ball, the gummy skulls, the collaborations with all manner of fwends, it can be easy to lose sight of The Flaming Lips as a band that records music and releases it for public consumption. Wayne Coyne's ensemble has become a great brand as well as a great band over the years, one of those rare success stories of a group that does what it does and hangs a ...>>
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What's showing outside the megaplex?
Entertainment
Published in 27-9-2017
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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1001 Bissonnet; mfah.org THE KNEELING GODDESS: The wife of a businessman goes behind his back to pose nude, but her husband finds out. 2 p.m. Thursday RUMBLE: THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD: Artists discuss the role that Native Americans have played in the development of American popular music. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. Sunday THE PEARL: Kino and hi ...>>
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Houston features headline
Entertainment
Published in 27-9-2017
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Enter the 'death-copter': NobleMotion Dance worked more than a year to create the jungle-gym choreography for its "Catapult" program, only to be blown off course slightly by Hurricane Harvey, which arrived the weekend the show was supposed to premiere. But true to the show's name, the company led by Andy and Dionne Noble has rebounded. The rescheduled show features sets by company m ...>>
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Amazon slashes price of new Echo speaker to $100
Technology
Published in 27-9-2017
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SEATTLE (AP) Amazon says it is cutting the price of its Echo smart speaker to $100 from $180, improving the sound quality and upgrading its appearance with six new "shells." The announcement is the first of several Amazon is making at an event for journalists in Seattle. The next generation speaker, which is powered by Amazon's Alexa voice assistant, will have a dedicated woofer and a tweete ...>>
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