Category Archive: Entertainment

Feb 28 2015

Money To Burn

By Sam Pizzigati Someday soon, will all our jobs involve keeping extraordinarily rich people entertained? These days, that prospect doesn’t seem all that farfetched. “The rich,” as journalist Chanelle Tourish notes, “seem to be willing to pay almost any price for outstanding service and experiences.” And plenty of people are rushing to provide them. Tourish, …

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Feb 28 2015

Presents Brock McGuire Band

The University of Texas at Tyler will present the award-winning Brock McGuire Band on Wednesday, March 4, Dr. Paul Streufert, UT Tyler executive director of special academic programs, announced. The public performance begins at 6 p.m. in the UT Tyler University Center theater. “We are excited to bring a group of such caliber to our …

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Feb 27 2015

The History of Jazz Music: A Story For Every Music Lovers, Significant Impact of Jazz on all forms of Music

The annual Black History Month celebration was recently held at the Longview Public Library. This year’s theme was Jazz and Poetry. Several citizens read Maya Angelou’s poems and others read their own poems. Angelou’s poems and Jazz was a good combination, hence the audience was very diverse. WHAT YOU DO AND DO NOT KNOW This …

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Feb 25 2015

Violin-playing couple fiddles through East Texas

By. Joycelyne Fadojutimi When Donnell Leahy and Natalie MacMaster got married they not only merged their lives into one, but combined their musical talent to form a blockbuster entertainment team. Few virtuosos can compare with this violinist duo as they meld Celtic, Cajun and Bluegrass as well as a style all their own into performances …

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Feb 09 2015

Faculty Recital Feature Anne McCrady

The University of Texas at Tyler Music Department will hold a faculty composition recital featuring local poet Anne McCrady, Dr. Michael Thrasher, UT Tyler School of Performing Arts director, announced. The public event will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5 in the UT Tyler Braithwaite Recital Hall. The recital will feature an hour of original …

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Feb 04 2015

Students Raise Funds

Kilgore College Ranger Ambassadors presented checks to two local charity organizations from money they raised for the Cardboard Box City event in December. The purpose of the event was to raise money and awareness for the homeless population in East Texas.  The event was postponed until this semester due to inclement weather. A check for …

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Jan 31 2015

Sorority Slates Literary Cafe

The Tyler Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. announces the Literary Café: Celebrate Culture on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., on the Tyler Junior College – West Campus. The Literary Café is a national initiative of the sorority’s Arts and Letters Commission and the chapter’s local Educational Development …

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Jan 27 2015

HBCUs Divided Over Free Community College Plan

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) Black college educators and supporters are sharply split over whether President Obama’s proposal to offer a free two-year community college education to students making progress toward earning an associate or bachelor’s degree would hurt are harm Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Lezli Baskerville, president and …

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