GALVESTON — The Texas General Land Office has told the city it must reimburse more than $100,000 to its beach user fee fund by Sept. 30.
GALVESTON — Police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old child that occurred at an apartment complex in Galveston early Tuesday morning.
In tight match, Wildcats bounce back from Game 1 loss to down Clear Falls
A look at high school volleyball action Tuesday night from Dickinson, Friendswood, Santa Fe, Texas City and Ball High.
If you were planning to write a manifesto outlining the case for turning over Galveston’s seawall parking program to the Park Board of Trustees, relax.
The Constitution is a crucial thread in the fabric of our country’s history. As former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor once said, the Constitution changed world history “for the perpetual benefit of mankind. In 1787, no country in the world had ever allowed its citizens to select their own form of government, much less to select a democratic government.”
GALVESTON — Animal lovers, party hounds and cool cats will be spiking a Saturday Night Fever on Sept. 27 when the Galveston Island Humane Society holds the annual PAWS Gala at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort.
GALVESTON — The end of a local culinary era is near. One of Galveston’s award-winning chefs, Urs Schmid, has announced his retirement, and will be leaving his position as executive chef at Moody Gardens after 16 years overseeing the fine-dining and banquet operations there.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman was sentenced to eight years in federal prison Wednesday for supplying guns to a former neighbor who used them to kill his sister and two firefighters in a Christmas Eve ambush that also caused seven homes to burn to the ground.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's leftist government says its moving to revoke the citizenship of actress Maria Conchita Alonso, a bitter critic of the government.
Film critic Dustin Chase reviews "Kelly & Cal," starring Juliette Lewis, Jonny Weston, Cybill Shepherd and Josh Hopkins.
GALVESTON — Historic downtown Galveston comes alive in vivid colors as the 17th annual ARToberFEST takes place Oct. 18-19 in the Cultural Arts District on Postoffice Street between 21st and 23rd streets.
GALVESTON — The Grand 1894 Opera House will play host to a new national tour of the longest-running musical revue in Broadway history, “Smokey Joe’s Café,” Oct. 18-19.
"I’m So Excited,” “He’s So Shy,” “Jump (for My Love)” and “Neutron Dance” are just some of the classics the Pointer Sisters will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., in Galveston.
GALVESTON — The teammates of “The Dixie Swim Club” are making their return to the Island East End Theatre.
The sixth Battle of the Badges charity boxing event returns Saturday to the Moody Gardens Convention Center with a main event featuring two female fighters.
The Galveston Bay Orchid Society is inviting you to its Orchids by the Shore Show and Sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center, 2500 South Shore Blvd., in League City.
There are only a few films I’ve seen during my career as a critic that while watching I have become so uncomfortable that I must endure mental pain to get through it.
GALVESTON — The fifth annual BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival will begin today and run through Sunday at the Moody Garden Convention Center.
Always looking for ways to help the community — in a fun way — the Galveston West Beach Lions Club is hoping you and I attend the fifth annual Buccaneer Bash from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Jamaica Beach City Park, at Bob Smith and Jolly Roger streets.
Those of us who live in Galveston County are fortunate in so many ways.
Dustin Chase reviews "The Trip to Italy."
The Grand 1894 Opera House played host to two musical icons on Aug. 23 in Galveston — Dr. John and Aaron Neville.
GALVESTON — Fred Astaire Dance Studios Texas Region will be hosting the Texarama Dance Competitions Sept. 12-14 at The San Luis Resort, 5222 Seawall Blvd.
GALVESTON — Character actor Tommy Townsend didn’t pop the cork on a bottle of Champagne or dona tuxedo, but the debut of “Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For,” which is playing in Galveston and in general release across the country, was still special because he’s in the movie.
Surfers of the four-legged variety will show off their skills at the second annual Ohana Surf Dog Competition on Saturday in Galveston.
GALVESTON — Two artists have created a faux “boom town” outside the Galveston Artist Residency along with a faux art fair that will be open Saturday during ArtWalk.
FRIENDSWOOD — A story based in Friendswood may make it to the silver screen someday.
Dustin Chase reviews "When the Game Stands Tall," staring Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Laura Dern and Michael Chiklis.
SEABROOK — The third annual Seabrook Festival of the Arts will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26 on the grounds of Seabrook City Hall and Community House, First Street and Anders Lane.
PASADENA — The Houston Ship Channel will have its Centennial Family Festival from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Bayport Cruise Terminal, 4700 Samoth, in Pasadena.
LEAGUE CITY — The Clear Creek Education Foundation is hoping the community participates in a special event — Dine Out to Donate — taking place at two Bay Area Houston community mainstays, South Shore Grille and Sudie’s Seafood House.
GALVESTON — Galveston Island is a seafood lover’s paradise all year round, and this September, Yaga’s Entertainment Inc. will bring foodies a little taste of heaven at the Galveston Island Shrimp Festival running Sept. 26-28.
TEXAS CITY — After 30 years in the seafood business, Dexter Guillory decided to put away his boiling pots for good and let a younger generation take over.
With the lazy days of summer winding down already, here’s an event for music and festivalgoers that will take place this weekend.
GALVESTON — Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Ian McLagan will make stop in Galveston today.
Online forums are already raging about the differences between the book by Lois Lowry and the film adaptation distributed by The Weinstein Co.
GALVESTON — The Pointer Sisters will make their first appearance at The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., at 8 p.m. Sept. 13.
GALVESTON — Explore the life and times of piracy as Moody Gardens welcomes pirate historian Cindy Vallar for two special presentations Saturday.
GALVESTON — Street performer Joe Klass is the star of the show on the streets of the island.
The Galveston Elks Lodge will have its Halfway to Mardi Gras Sweetheart Fundraiser at 6 p.m. Aug. 15 at 1518 Tremont St. in Galveston.
GALVESTON — The 33rd annual Island Oktoberfest will be from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 24 and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 25 in historic downtown Galveston near the First Lutheran Church at 24th and Winnie streets.
Clear Creek Community Theatre’s production of “The Tempest” is a simple and stylish show that highlights the power of forgiveness.
TEXAS CITY —Kozmic Pearl, a Janis Joplin tribute led by Myrna Sanders, will perform today as part of the Texas City Summer Concert Series.
I will probably be the only person who didn’t enjoy Marvel’s latest comic book adaptation “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
GALVESTON — Single ticket sales for The Grand’s 2014-2015 “Celebrate With The Grand!” Performing Arts Season begin Monday.
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.
The Island ETC production of "Sweet Charity" won me over thanks to its more hopeful take on the story.
Who says you have to go all the way to The Improv in Houston to enjoy good comedy?
It shouldn’t be surprising that “Lucy” easily ranks as one of the worst films of 2014, due to one simple credit: Luc Besson.
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.
Circus dreams turn to the stuff of nightmares in the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse production of “Carnival.”
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.
GALVESTON — Island East-End Theatre Co. will present its 12th season opener, “Sweet Charity,” today through Aug. 16 at 2317 Mechanic St.
Are you ready for a ‘healthy dose of high-octane panache, potent curiosity and rebellious style’?
GALVESTON — Elliot Lessing is here to ignite an arts renaissance on Galveston Island. He’s here for transformation, and nothing less will do.
Angela Taylor-Wilson writes about what to do and see this weekend in Hot Ticket.
Film critic Dustin Chase reviews "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."
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.
GALVESTON — A mixture of soul, punk and good old bluesy rock and roll will be on full display when Austin’s Black Joe Lewis hits the Seangerfest stage this weekend.
Galveston is the central location for a new movie starring ‘Breaking Bad’s’ Aaron Paul.
Written, directed and based on her short film of the same name, Kat Candler delivers a rousing and emotional look at the struggle of young men trying to overcome tragedy.
Hopefully, you and yours will have a festive day complete with barbecue, fun and, of course, fireworks.
SANTA FE — Haak Vineyards and Winery will host its first car and truck show, Wine & Cars on Sunday at the vineyard.
GALVESTON — The 2014-15 Performing Arts Season of The Grand 1894 Opera House promises countless opportunities to “Celebrate with The Grand.”
GALVESTON — As a proud participant of Galveston’s Winter Wonder Island activities, The Grand 1894 Opera House is offering special Christmas in July discounts through July 30 on select holiday events.
GALVESTON — Island East End Theatre Co. will present its Students on Stage production of Disney’s “Peter Pan Jr.” for three performances today, Saturday and Sunday at 2317 Mechanic St.
GALVESTON — They are the stars of “JAWS” and “The Reef.” Now learn the real story of Great White Sharks in the newest movie at the Moody Gardens MG 3D Theater.
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