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Jazz pianist William M. (Red) Garland was born in Dallas May 13, 1923. He learned to play clarinet as a child and alto saxophone at Booker T. Washington High School, though he did not graduate. He joined the Army in 1944 and served at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, where he learned to play piano fr…

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Celene Terry always dreamed of painting in watercolor. After retiring from a career in education, she seized the opportunity and developed advanced skills over the past 14 years while living near Cedar Creek Lake and participating in the Star Harbor Watercolor Society.

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The Texas Forest Trail invites you to take the time to share a story about East Texas with all of East Texas. The roots of those who live in East Texas run deep and strong. The area is known as the gateway to Texas. Texas heritage and culture are everywhere – from historic downtowns, restore…

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The Henderson County Performing Arts Center’s 2020 season continues with a hilarious production of the play Steel Magnolias. Performances are at 7 p.m. two weekends - February 20, 21 & 22 and 27, 28 & 29, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 23, at 400 Gibson Rd., Athens.  

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Mount Vernon Music hosts award-winning flutist Mehrdad Gholami in a musical exploration of cultures at the convergence of Europe, Asia and the Middle East on February 22. In a program titled "From the Caucasus to the Caspian Sea" the audience will savor the experience of music largely unknow…

Celebrate and experience new art, wine tasting, and delicious cuisine at the 2020 KilGogh Art & Wine Exhibition February 21-22 in historic downtown Kilgore.

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Renowned contemporary artist JD Miller is scheduled for an annual Valentine’s Day LIVE painting from 6 - 9 p.m. on February 14, 2020 at Samuel Lynne Galleries, 1105 Dragon Street in Dallas. 

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Kyser Musical Products, Inc. has released the Limited-Edition Milton Kyser Signature Acoustic Quick-Change Capo, or the "Milton" capo,  in celebration of its 40th anniversary in 2020. The capo is thoughtfully designed to pay tribute to company founder Milton Kyser, who revolutionized guitar …

Door Controls USA in Ben Wheeler sends out thousands of Christmas cards every year to customers and friends all over the world. Owned by the Gilchrist family, the company began featuring colorful artwork of matriarch Sharon Gilchrist on the cover of their cards in 2002.

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Rehearsals for the upcoming musical production of Oliver! are underway at the Henderson County Performing Arts Center (HCPAC). Lionel Bart’s adaptation of the Dickens’ classic Oliver Twist comes to life on HCPAC’s main stage with adorable urchins, nasty villains, lovable wenches and rogues. …

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Owen Cunningham Wilson - actor, screenwriter, and producer - was born on November 18, 1968 in Dallas, Texas. His mother was a photographer and his father was an advertising executive and operator of a public television station. Both his brothers, Andrew and Luke, are also actors.

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The Angelina Arts Alliance is proud to present Georgia On My Mind: A Celebration of the Music of the legendary Ray Charles, featuring an all-star lineup of award winning musicians. The performance takes place at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday, November 21, at the Temple Theater on Lufkin's Angelina…

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The Texas Center for the Book has launched the 2019-2020 Letters About Literature Texas contest, a program that invites Texas students in grades four through 12 to respond to authors of books or poetry who have touched their lives. The contest opened November 4, 2019 and entries are accepted…

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Mount Vernon Music (MVM) invites the public to "Lessons with the Masters" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 16 in the Mount Vernon Music Hall. A celebration of those whose creative genius applied also to teaching, the program showcases music by composer-teachers.