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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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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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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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Take Care of Texas Announces Kids Art Contest

Contest entries must be postmarked by March 2 The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality invites Texas kindergarten through fifth-grade students to enter the Take Care of Texas Kids Art Contest. The contest is a fun way for students to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to ...

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Huntsville Public Library Celebrates National Library Week

Transform your ideas about the library: celebrate National Library Week April 9-15 by Huntsville Public Library staff This week, the Huntsville Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries are transforming their communities every day through the services and invaluable expertise they ...

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

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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