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The Galveston County Daily News : Entertainment

July 23, 2014

Entertainment

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Lowered expectations equals a more impressive film

One of the biggest problems with 2013’s “The Purge” was the all-encompassing idea of a nation that allows one day to murder and kill without penalty, yet all we see are the events inside one single-family home. 

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Friday 07/18/2014
Dated story, technical issues mar ‘Carnival’
Posted: July 18, 2014

Circus dreams turn to the stuff of nightmares in the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse production of “Carnival.”

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Children’s choir to perform at The Grand
Posted: July 18, 2014

If you’re looking for a way to stay cool this weekend, make sure you take the entire family to The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St. in Galveston, as the Houston Children’s Chorus presents “The Grand Ole Opry” at 4 p.m. Sunday. 

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Thursday 07/17/2014
'Sweet Charity' opens Island ETC's 12th season
Updated: July 20, 2014 - 10:09 pm

GALVESTON — Island East-End Theatre Co. will present its 12th season opener, “Sweet Charity,” today through Aug. 16 at 2317 Mechanic St.

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Sunday 07/13/2014
New director muses on an arts renaissance
Posted: July 13, 2014

Are you ready for a ‘healthy dose of high-octane panache, potent curiosity and rebellious style’?

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Friday 07/11/2014
Elliot Lessing takes over the helm of Galveston Arts Center
Updated: July 12, 2014 - 10:04 pm

GALVESTON — Elliot Lessing is here to ignite an arts renaissance on Galveston Island. He’s here for transformation, and nothing less will do.

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‘Palace Revolution’ debuts at ArtWalk on Saturday
Posted: July 11, 2014

Angela Taylor-Wilson writes about what to do and see this weekend in Hot Ticket.

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There are more apes than humans in this installment
Posted: July 11, 2014

Film critic Dustin Chase reviews "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

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The Shirone Great Kite Battle and the museum in Niigata, Japan
Posted: July 11, 2014

Dr. Stephen F. Duncan, Director of Fine Arts for Galveston ISD, and other members of the Galveston’s Sister City Program recently visited Niigata, Japan.

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