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Thoreau Woods Coffeehouse features all-star music line up Saturday night

Grammy nominees headline Thoreau Woods Coffeehouse event IT’S NOT OFTEN a four-time grammy nominated duo comes to Huntsville, but it’s happening Saturday night (Nov. 17) at the Thoreau Woods Coffeehouse when “Trout Fishing in America” makes a return performance. In addition, the opening act also is a multi-award winner. Trout has ...

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Enjoy Spooky Times at Texas State Parks Throughout October

Enjoy some hauntingly good fun this October at a Texas State Park. Throughout the month, parks are hosting a variety of family-friendly Halloween-themed events including zombie apocalypse hikes, monster mash geocaching and a jack-o’-lantern scavenger hunt, just to name a few. Information about the events, taking place across the state, ...

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Shakespeare Tragedy to be Presented at SHSU

Shakespeare Tragedy Offers Glimpse Into the Supernatural by SHSU staff Sam Houston State University’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre presents A Macbeth on Oct. 24-27 with evening performances at 7:30 p.m. and a Saturday matinee performance at 2:00 p.m. This condensed adaption of Shakespeare’s tale is directed by Tom ...

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Internationally acclaimed Reggie Harris to headline Thoreau Woods Coffeehouse Saturday night

Thoreau Woods Coffeehouse will host an internationally acclaimed singer, song-writer and civil rights activist Saturday, Oct. 20. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and music begins at 7 p.m. Singer /songwriter Reggie Harris has been a vital part of the international folk and acoustic music family for over 40 years. Wayne ...

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String Festival Celebrates Diverse Works and Musicians

By Emily Binetti, SHSU Media Services Comprised of four concerts in four days with internationally recognized artists and faculty, the Sam Houston State University School of Music presents the annual Festival of Strings from Oct. 5 – 8. Open to the public, the festival will feature concerts by renowned artists, ...

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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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