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Curtain Up! Dark Ages Play Lives On The Edge

“Silence” by Moira Buffini, is a play roughly based on the history of the Dark Ages in England. Directed by Penny Hasekoester and presented by Sam Houston State University’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre in the Showcase Theatre March 20-23, with an evening performance at 7:30 p.m. and a ...

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Herb Festival in its 8th Year

The Texas Thyme Unit of the Herb Society of America will host its eighth annual Herb Festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30. The free event will be held on the grounds of the historic Wynne Home Arts Center, 1428 Eleventh St., and will be open to ...

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Baseball Heats-Up With Bearkat Country Crawfish Boil

The Sam Houston State University departments of Student Activities and Alumni Relations will team-up to host the annual “Bearkat Country Crawfish Boil” tailgate and block party before the SHSU baseball team faces off against Baylor University on March 19. The event takes place from 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. followed ...

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Don’t Miss Your Shot, SHSU Night With The Rockets

The Department of Kinesiology’s Sport Management program invites students, faculty and alumni to make the Toyota Center “Bearkat Orange,” as they host the SHSU Night with the Rockets on March 30.   The project is a collaborative effort between the ‘Event and Facility Management’ class and the ‘Revenue Generation in Sport’ class. Organizers hope ...

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Huntsville’s 2nd Bacon and Brew Fest Set for April

by City of Huntsville staff The City of Huntsville Main Street program is hosting the Second Annual Bacon and Brew Fest from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, in downtown Huntsville. The festival is free to attend and will include free bacon, a beer garden, arts and ...

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Living History At The Museum This Summer

by Wes Hamilton The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is staying busy throughout the Summer. This year the museum is hosting “Living History Dayz” through the end of August. The family-friendly program is held Tuesdays through Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the museum grounds. “Each day brings a ...

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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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