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July 31, 2014


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'9 to 5’ a sassy, flashy production

 Dolly Parton herself sprinkles fairy dust on College of the Mainland’s production of “9 to 5: The Musical.” Sure she’s a projection on a big screen, but her introduction is so sweet and funny only the hardest-hearted Grinch could resist falling for her show.

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Friday 07/25/2014
The hopeful take on ‘Sweet Charity’ a pleasant surprise
Posted: July 25, 2014

The Island ETC production of "Sweet Charity" won me over thanks to its more hopeful take on the story. 

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Get ready to laugh for a good cause
Posted: July 25, 2014

Who says you have to go all the way to The Improv in Houston to enjoy good comedy?

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There’s one person to blame for ‘Lucy’ — the director
Posted: July 25, 2014

It shouldn’t be surprising that “Lucy” easily ranks as one of the worst films of 2014, due to one simple credit: Luc Besson. 

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Friday 07/18/2014
Lowered expectations equals a more impressive film
Posted: July 18, 2014

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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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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