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The Galveston County Daily News : Lifestyle

December 19, 2014

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A Hall of Famer Pee Wee Kershaw honored for Cajun music

It’s like some sort of tall tale.Pee Wee Kershaw was born on a house boat on a Louisiana bayou in 1930 in the middle of the Great Depression. His parents were always playing music.

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Friday 12/19/2014
Christmas at The Grand
Posted: December 19, 2014

My good friends over at The Grand 1894 Opera House sure have a lot going on this Christmas season!

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College of the Mainland grad makes Opry tour
Posted: December 19, 2014

A borrowed Garth Brooks CD ignited in Shawn Johnson, then in 8th grade, a passion for the sound of country. Two decades later, the mélange of fiddle, steel guitar and stories still captivates him. Now, however, instead of jamming to a CD track, he harmonizes with live bands at oprys across the state and has previously performed at venues such as the Double E Stage at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

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Illusionist Curt Miller performs at Moody Gardens
Posted: December 19, 2014

A Magical Christmas 2014 dinner and show starring Master Illusionist Curt Miller and Friends will run through Dec. 27 at the Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center, 1 Hope Blvd.

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‘Annie’: A nauseating modern adaptation
Posted: December 19, 2014

In 2013, Quvanzhane Wallis became the youngest female to be nominated in the best actress category. Wallis went from such a profound and unique film like “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” to the kind of film I have been complaining about all year — another remake. 

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Clear Creek Community Theatre kicks off 2015 with Agatha Christie mystery
Posted: December 19, 2014

Each January for the past seven years Clear Creek Community Theatre has produced an Agatha Christie play.  

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Wednesday 12/17/2014
Art show exhibit to be displayed in January
Posted: December 17, 2014

Galveston Arts Center, in cooperation with Fresco Books and Ken General of Duende Art Project, will present “TEXAS ABSTRACT” in January.

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Yaupons provide color to the holidays
Posted: December 17, 2014

Winter holidays are here with red and green decorations everywhere. These traditional colors are seasonally and spiritually-based, primarily from festivals in Europe’s dark and cold midwinter.

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Record number of 2014 Citrus Show entries
Posted: December 17, 2014

The 2014 Upper Gulf Coast Citrus Show was hosted on Dec. 4, at the County AgriLife Extension Office in Carbide Park. This was a record-breaking year for the number of entries (313) and the number of exhibitors (59). Exhibitors came from just down the street from Carbide Park to as far away as Matagorda. There was a lot of friendly competition between home growers, as well as some competition between family members: brother versus brother, father versus son, grandfather versus grandson, and even husband versus wife.

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