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“The Story of the Sam Houston Chickens” to be Published

Sam Houston Memorial Museum to highlight book created by SHSU students by Emily Binetti, SHSU Sam Houston State University students have written and illustrated a children’s book about the chickens who frequently visit the University’s campus.  Published by Bright Sky Press, the book will roll out with a signing event on May ...

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Musical Production “Pippin” Explores Life Lessons

by Emily Binetti, SHSU Sam Houston State University’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre is bringing the hit musical, “Pippin” to the Erica Starr Theatre April 18-21with evening performances at 8:00 p.m. and a Saturday matinee performance at 2:00 p.m.   The show features unforgettable music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, the composer of “Wicked” and book by ...

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SHSU Opera Orchestrates International Collaboration

By Hannah Haney Sam Houston State University Opera will present Henry Purcell’s three-act tragedy, “Dido and Aeneas,” on March 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. and March 25 at 3:00 p.m. in the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center. Considered one of the earliest English operas written, “Dido and Aeneas” is based on Virgil’s “Aeneid,” ...

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Literary Superstars Shine In Huntsville For National Book Award Festival

by Emily Binetti, SHSU The National Book Awards Festival at Sam Houston State University brings recent National Book Award finalists and winners to Huntsville for several days of literary events that are free and open to the public. This year’s visiting authors to be featured include Jason Reynolds, Danez Smith and ...

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Huntsville Public Library Plans Fun Events for Spring Break

Spring Break 2018 is upon us, and the Huntsville Public Library has activities planned to keep the family entertained from Monday, March 12, through Friday, March 16.Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail said the library will provide additional programming throughout the week as well as its regularly scheduled programs. “We will have ...

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National Book Awards Festival Happening at SHSU

It’s almost that special time of year again – for the National Book Awards Festival at SHSU!  Sam Houston State University will have the pleasure of welcoming the outstanding authors below in April 2018. For the fifth year, SHSU, HISD, and the City of Huntsville will host two weeks of ...

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Annual Art Walk Returns To Campus and Community

by Emily Binetti, SHSU The Sam Houston State University Department of Art and the Student Art Association will host the annual the Huntsville Art Walk on Saturday, March 3, from noon to 5 p.macross various locations in Huntsville and on the SHSU main campus. Galleries and exhibition spaces throughout the city will be ...

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Prison City Film Festival

The very first Prison City Film Festival is quickly approaching, so organizers and attendees will be out and about in Huntsville from February 28 to March 4. As many of the participants are visitors to our great city, residents are asked to take time to tidy up and show pride ...

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Bacon and Brew Fest set for March

The Huntsville Main Street Program is hosting its first annual Bacon and Brew Fest on the square in downtown Huntsville on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The family-friendly event is from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and is free and open to members of the public of all ages. There will be a ...

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Hollywood’s First Superhero to Return to the Big Screen

By Teddi Cliett The Sam Houston State University Department of Mass Communication invites students, faculty, and the Huntsville community to revisit Hollywood’s original superhero at the free screening of the 1978 film, “Superman,” at Old Town Theatre on Monday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m. The screening will be introduced by ...

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