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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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The SHSU Department of Dance presents Spring 2017 Dance Spectrum in Concert

Dancer: Emily Robison
Photo by Jared Doster

The Sam Houston State University Department of Dance will present the Spring 2017 Dance Spectrum in Concert April 20-22 in the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center Dance Theatre at 8 PMnightly. The purpose of Dance Spectrum is to give dance majors an opportunity to hone their craft by ...

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Top Vocalist and Pianist Teams Take to the Stage in SHSU Art Song Competition


By Emily Binetti   Sam Houston State University’s School of Music will present an impressive array of highly talented vocalist and pianists competing for top prizes in the fourth annual SHSU Art Song Competition.  This on-stage showcase featuring 21 SHSU student singer/pianist teams will take place on Sunday, April 2, ...

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SHSU to Screen Critically Acclaimed Documentary on 1966 Texas Tragedy


by Teddi Cliett On August 1, 1966, students and faculty on the University of Texas campus thought they heard leftover Fourth of July fireworks exploding into the hot southern sky. It wasn’t until bodies started dropping to the pavement that the campus realized they were under attack by a mystery shooter, ...

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Non-Traditional Opera To Premiere At SHSU


By Teddi Cliett, SHSU College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication A realtor, origami designer and combat photographer walk into a bar. They all represent some greater life struggle like heartbreak or anxiety, and they’re all looking for love. In the upcoming opera, “Speed Dating Tonight!,” written by Michael Ching ...

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Old Town Theatre Film Screening Celebrates a Hollywood Icon


By Emily Binetti Following the recent death of legendary actress Debbie Reynolds at age 84, the renowned entertainer’s most famous movie, “Singin’ In The Rain” has been dancing back onto the silver screen in theatres across America giving moviegoers an opportunity to pay homage to a Hollywood icon. On Thursday, ...

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University Avenue Art Walk Set for March


The Sam Houston State University Department of Art and the Student Art Association are sponsoring the University Avenue Art Walk on Saturday, March 4, 2-6pm. Galleries and exhibition spaces along University Avenue will be open to the public free of charge. Visitors can start at either end of University Avenue ...

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SHSU 57th Annual Faculty Exhibit

Work by Cynthia Reid titled Pensacola Foam, watercolor on paper, 2015

Gaddis Geeslin Gallery hosts 57th Annual Faculty Exhibit January 30 – March 3, 2017 The Gaddis Geeslin Gallery in the Department of Art at Sam Houston State University presents the 57th Annual Faculty Exhibit. At the beginning of each Spring Semester, half of the Faculty in the Department of Art exhibit ...

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Send a Letter to Santa!

Letters to Santa

Huntsville Public Library will be accepting Letters to Santa again this year! Santa left a special mailbox just for our patrons and it is linked directly to the North Pole! Santa promised to send a reply by email! Starting Nov. 28, children of all ages can visit Huntsville Public Library and ...

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Huntsville Downtown Christmas Fair Rescheduled

Holiday Lights

The City of Huntville has announced that it will reschedule Huntsville’s Downtown Christmas Fair. Due to inclement weather, the Downtown Christmas Fair has been rescheduled to December 10th, from 11:30 am to 5:00 pm. There will be snow, train rides, various vendors, pictures with Santa, and more! Nothing has changed but ...

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