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The Galveston County Daily News : Leisure

January 26, 2015

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Oscars snubs get the buzz from fans, critics

The Academy Awards were announced early Thursday morning, with myself and other critics, fans, bloggers and industry insiders eager to see who got the coveted nominations.

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Wednesday 01/21/2015
GHF seeks artists to spotlight annual homes tour in May
Posted: January 21, 2015

Celebrating the island’s rich architectural heritage, the Galveston Historic Homes Tour welcomes guests into privately-owned, island homes the first two weekends of May.

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Master gardeners to host spring seminars
Posted: January 21, 2015

The sun had been on absence without leave status until a few days ago. It took me awhile to find my sunglasses, since I had not used them for so long. Nighttime temperatures can be chilly but we are just one month into the winter season.

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Galveston Art League accepting winter juried show entries Jan 26 at gallery
Posted: January 21, 2015

The Galveston Art League will accept entries for its winter juried show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 26, at its gallery, 2117 Postoffice.

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Wednesday 01/14/2015
Volunteers keep fun in run for Galveston Island State Park
Posted: January 14, 2015

It still amazes me that people like to run despite adverse conditions.

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Questions abound on cold injury to plants
Posted: January 14, 2015

The onset of cold weather conditions last week seemed to have been more stressful to people than to landscape plants.

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‘Flashdance’ lights up the Opera House stage
Posted: January 14, 2015

The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, along with its warm and friendly phantoms (volunteers), hosted the musical adaptation of the 1980s hit film “Flashdance.”

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Some of it interesting, other parts undeserving
Posted: January 14, 2015

Do not attempt to read these three volumes of world literature, each long and detailed, unless you are required to do so by school (Galveston College for me) or have an unrequited passion for reading.

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Tuesday 01/13/2015
Barre Fitness trend uses ballet, yoga, Pilates principles
Posted: January 13, 2015

Women across the continent from New York to San Diego and up through Vancouver are stepping up to the bar — or barre — and tightening their buttocks, thighs and other muscles, growing leaner and losing inches.

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