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High school bands to perform in Mardi Gras parades

High school bands to perform in Mardi Gras parades

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If you are looking for some of the best music in Galveston during Mardi Gras, then keep an eye out and an ear open for the area high school marching bands in the parades.

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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

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The Boss Street Brass Band leads the 4th annual Funky Uptown Umbrella Brigade down The Strand on Friday Feb. 21, 2014, at Mardi Gras in Galveston.

High school bands to perform in Mardi Gras parades

High school bands to perform in Mardi Gras parades

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If you are looking for some of the best music in Galveston during Mardi Gras, then keep an eye out and an ear open for the area high school ma…

‘Guys and Dolls’ opens at The Grand on Saturday

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GALVESTON — In its heyday, Galveston had its fair share of gamblers, gangsters and all that comes with it. But when the colorful production of…

COM’s theater brings back fave

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Back by popular demand, the stage production, “Always ... Patsy Cline,” can be seen at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and at 2:30 p.m. Sun…

Red and White Luncheon 2015: Hearts Afire

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GALVESTON ­—  The Galveston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will present its annual afternoon of love and romance event “Re…

Book lover builds dream library

Book lover builds dream library

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Michael Berberich, a professor of English and humanities at Galveston College, built his dream library after losing 10 full bookcases to Hurri…

Book lover builds dream library

Book lover builds dream library

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Michael Berberich has many of his books face out to add color and interest. He also groups books by topic, be it Rock-n-Roll, movies or cooking.

Island resident rebuilds his collection lost to Hurricane Ike’s floodwaters

Island resident rebuilds his collection lost to Hurricane Ike’s floodwaters

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GALVESTON — When Michael Berberich’s home was destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008, 10 bookcases and a lifetime of literature were swept away with it.

Book lover builds dream library

Book lover builds dream library

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Michael Berberich, a professor of English and humanities at Galveston College, keeps his beta fish on the shelf with nautically themed books, …

Book lover builds dream library

Book lover builds dream library

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A pair of ruby slippers and a photo of them sticking out from under Michael Berberich's home destroyed by Hurricane Ike sit in one of several …

Book lover builds dream library

Book lover builds dream library

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Michael Berberich has many of his books face out to add color and interest. He also groups books by topic, be it Rock-n-Roll, movies or cooking.

Super Bowl Snacks

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Sunday’s Super Bowl is sure to generate some impressive statistics. Some of those will be for yards gained and passes completed, but even befo…

‘Butterfly’ sad and beautiful

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I’m still not sure what I like best, live opera (like this), which is marvelous, inspiring, and memorable or film opera, with close-ups and De…

An edible landscape just a few seeds away

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Saturday was just a beautiful day. The bright, sunny sky and mid-60s degree temperatures were just plain ideal. There was a good turnout for t…

Machiavellian ethics

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The age of great ideas and even greater ideals we call the Enlightenment culminated in the American and French Revolutions of 1776 and 1789, r…

‘Storykeeper’ leads readers on a quest

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Jen Gibbs moves to New York City after college, hoping to leave her Appalachian roots behind. She has a dream job in the world of book publish…

Book illustrates changes in isle architecture

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Fifty years ago, Galveston was on a downward slide, one that seemed would never end. Then in 1966, a book came out which made Galvestonians re…

Is having a fever good or bad?

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Fever is the result of inflammatory process of the body’s immune system. The inflammatory process may be cause by infection or autoimmune dise…

Artist Boat to work on dune restoration this weekend

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GALVESTON — The Artist Boat is hosting two dune restoration events from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

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