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Listen as the talented Ally Venable performs her version of Bill Withers “Use Me.” Fans sometimes catch her at live shows in the Upper East Side of Texas near her Kilgore hometown. She’s touring out of state in July and plays at the Granada Theater in Dallas on August 7.

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The Greenville Municipal Auditorium is in full swing now with four musical performances remaining this summer. First is Gene Watson at 7 p.m. July 31. Tickets are $29-$69.

Organized by the Tyler Museum of Art, “From First and Last Lines, To the River Ouse: Works by Linda Ridgway” spotlights recent works alongside select pieces from throughout her career. The exhibition is currently running through August 29.

Greenville Family Theater presents Disney’s “Newsies: The Broadway Musical,” July 9, 10, 16, and 17.

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Beckanne Sisk was born August 22, 1992, in Longview and began studying ballet at the Studio for the Creative Arts before moving to Philadelphia where she attended the prestigious Rock School on a scholarship.

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Jamie Foxx, 53, stars in "Dad Stop Embarrassing Me," a new Netflix sitcom about his adventures in fatherhood when his teenage daughter Sasha moves in. The show is inspired by Foxx’s relationship with his daughter Corinne, 27, one of the show’s executive producers. 

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Singer-songwriter Lauren Alexander calls Bullard, Texas, her hometown. She lives in Tyler now and just released a new song called ‘“Break My Heart.” It’s not the same old story with her bluesy version that takes listeners right to the core of heartbreak.

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After four years of one-man shows at The Redlands Hotel in Palestine, artist David Tripp and his wife Sandi Jones recently purchased The Gallery at Redlands and expanded it to celebrate a kaleidoscope of artistic talent. The gallery now features a variety of original artwork by 12 artists wh…

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Beat Root Revival brings their creative melodic sound to The Bowery Stage at the Winnsboro Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. August 21. Originally from England and Ireland, the multi-instrumentalist roots duo is made up of Ben Jones and Andrea Magee. Tickets range from $17 to $27 and are avai…

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Since 2005, Tyler Museum of Art (TMA) has held a juried competition for senior-level art students throughout the region. This gives the students their first opportunity for a full museum exhibition.

At a recent poetry reading at Culture Club Art Gallery in Winnsboro, Joe Dan Boyd entertained the room with his colorful readings. He recited two poems by Odena Brannam and Lucy Germany, former members of the Winnsboro Live Poets Society (WLPS).

The Texas Blueberry Festival kicks off with the Blueberry Bluegrass Concert in the Park, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, June 11 at Festival Park in downtown Nacogdoches. This free outdoor concert will allow for safe social distancing, and organizers encourage attendees to bring blankets and law…

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Julia Sweig has written a new book, Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight, that portrays the Karnack, Texas, native as having much more impact on the country than planting wildflowers.

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Ally Venable, an award-winning 21 year-old guitarist from Kilgore, Texas, just released her fourth long player, Heart of Fire via Ruf Records.

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The city of Corsicana extends its hospitality through a unique group of ambassadors who stand throughout the town on street corners and in front of key buildings and memorials — permanently.