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Grassroots Music Takes Center Stage in “Dust Bowl Motel”

Centered on the struggles, heartbreak and dreams of one woman’s journey to find happiness, “Dust Bowl Motel,” a new play by Huntsville, Texas resident Scott McCarley and writing partner Jim Roth of San Clemente, California, combines acting and storytelling with video, accompanied by live, homegrown, Texas music to capture a ...

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Africa World Documentary Film Festival exhibited on SHSU Campus

By Hannah Zedaker The SHSU Film Production program invites the public to attend the Africa World Documentary Film Festival on Monday, Feb. 15, as part of the university’s observation of Black History Month. The film festival, which is co-sponsored by the University of Missouri at St. Louis, accepts film submissions ...

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“Cardenio” to Make Texas Debut

By Hannah Zedaker The Sam Houston State University Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre invites the public to get swept up in a tangle of love stories as depicted in the upcoming production of “Cardenio.” “Cardenio,” written by Stephen Greenblatt and Charles Mee, is a romantic comedy which includes fragments ...

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HPL: Calling all artists!

Huntsville Public Library Hosting Art Contest   Huntsville Public Library is hosting its 6th Annual Art Contest this spring. Open to all students 5-18 years of age, the contest will focus on the theme of artwork “Inspired By the Imagination of Daydreams.” Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail says, “We are all ...

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SHSU Annual Faculty Art Exhibition

The SHSU Art Department presents the 56th Annual Faculty Exhibition. The work of ten faculty members will be on view in the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery from January 25 – March 3. The exhibition includes drawing, painting, mixed media installation, video, and animation. The exhibition provides an opportunity for the community ...

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“Metropolis” Film Screening in Huntsville

“Metropolis” film screening to explore Utopian society By Hannah Zedaker The College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication invites the public to take a journey into a futuristic, Utopian society with a free screening of the classic film “Metropolis.” Directed by Fritz Lang in 1927, “Metropolis” is a fictional city ...

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Houston Symphony Returns to Huntsville

The Houston Symphony Returns to the Gaertner Performing Art Center on Saturday   The Sam Houston State University School of Music welcomes the Houston Symphony to Huntsville for a concert in the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Art Center on Saturday, January 16 at 7:30 PM. Guest Conductor Teddy Abrams ...

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National Book Foundation Returns to Huntsville

For a third year, the National Book Foundation returns to Huntsville in the springtime with the National Book Awards Festival. This budding literary occasion brings recent National Book Award Finalists to town for three days of events. It’s an outreach program that exists to promote reading and American literature on the SHSU ...

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Two Audition Calls From Huntsville Community Theatre

Huntsville Community Theatre invites the public to auditions for TWO upcoming productions: “Jake’s Women” (Jan 4 and 5, at 6pm both nights) and “The Gondoliers” (Jan 11 and 12, at 6pm both nights). Details for both auditions are provided below. IMPORTANT NOTE: Anyone cast in “Jake’s Women” CAN ALSO audition ...

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TPWD Lifetime Super Combo License Contest

This is your chance to win a Lifetime Super Combo License, giving you the right to hunt and fish in Texas without ever having to buy another state license. Only $5 per entry and you can enter as many times as you like! Purchase your entries wherever Texas hunting and ...

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