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The Galveston County Daily News : Entertainment

December 22, 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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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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Flying with Santa
Posted: December 12, 2014

The Lone Star Flight Museum will host the Wright Spirit: Toy Drive and Celebration of the Holidays on Saturday to help raise funds for its move to Ellington.

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Central’s Dancing Dolls Fall Show is tonight
Posted: December 12, 2014

The fourth annual Central Middle School Dancing Dolls Fall Show will begin at 7 p.m. today in the auditorium of the school, 3014 Sealy Ave., in Galveston.

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It’s smart and relevant, but not always funny
Posted: December 12, 2014

Chris Rock is intuitive, relevant and certainly current — but perhaps not always funny. “Top Five” is the funniest thing to ever come out of “Grown Ups 2,” where Rock wrote the screenplay in his trailer during filming.

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