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The Galveston County Daily News : Lifestyle

January 31, 2015


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Presbyterian takes helm at First Lutheran Church

A tautology is a statement that cannot be false. One common example is the rhetorical question, “Is the Pope Catholic?” But asking whether the new interim minister of Galveston’s 175-year-old First Lutheran Church is Lutheran is an exception to this pattern.

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Saturday 01/31/2015
Sewing focus of ministry for girls
Posted: January 31, 2015

In some parts of the world, girls aren’t educated because of cultural or religious restrictions.

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Friday 01/30/2015
High school bands to perform in Mardi Gras parades
Posted: January 30, 2015

If you are looking for some of the best music in Galveston during Mardi Gras, then keep an eye out and an ear open for the area high school marching bands in the parades.

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‘Guys and Dolls’ opens at The Grand on Saturday
Posted: January 30, 2015

GALVESTON — In its heyday, Galveston had its fair share of gamblers, gangsters and all that comes with it. But when the colorful production of “Guys and Dolls” takes the stage Saturday at The Grand 1894 Opera House, it’ll be one featuring some of theater’s brightest stars in a stage production that started way back in 1951.

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COM’s theater brings back fave
Posted: January 30, 2015

Back by popular demand, the stage production, “Always ... Patsy Cline,” can be seen at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and at 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 15 at the College of the Mainland Community Theatre, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.

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Thursday 01/29/2015
Red and White Luncheon 2015: Hearts Afire
Posted: January 29, 2015

GALVESTON ­—  The Galveston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will present its annual afternoon of love and romance event “Red and White Luncheon 2015: Hearts Afire,” which celebrates African-American couples married 50 years or more, at noon Feb. 21 at the Island Hilton Resort, 5400 Seawall Blvd.

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Wednesday 01/28/2015
Island resident rebuilds his collection lost to Hurricane Ike’s floodwaters
Posted: January 28, 2015

GALVESTON — When Michael Berberich’s home was destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008, 10 bookcases and a lifetime of literature were swept away with it.

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Super Bowl Snacks
Posted: January 28, 2015

Sunday’s Super Bowl is sure to generate some impressive statistics. Some of those will be for yards gained and passes completed, but even before the game, statisticians are compiling numbers for performances off the field and in the kitchen.

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‘Butterfly’ sad and beautiful
Posted: January 28, 2015

I’m still not sure what I like best, live opera (like this), which is marvelous, inspiring, and memorable or film opera, with close-ups and Deborah Voight to explain it to us.

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