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A Houston Symphony Concert Worthy of an OSCAR®

Perfectly timed to coincide with this month’s Hollywood excitement of the Academy Awards ceremony, the recent Houston Symphony concert titled The Oscars®: Best Original Songs was surely an award-winner in the opinion of those fortunate to be in the Jones … Continue reading

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An Extra Special EXTRATERRESTRIAL from Houston Symphony’s “E.T.”

It was an extraordinary one-night-only event at Jones Hall last Thursday when the Houston Symphony took its place on stage below a large movie screen that was about to display a sensational film in a very sensational new way. Fans … Continue reading

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Tony DeSare Dazzles Houston Pops Audience on the Ivories

  They say “seeing is believing,” but for those lucky enough to attend Opening Night of this weekend’s Houston Symphony Pops concert, “I Love a Piano,” the astonishing performance of pop vocalist & pianist, Tony DeSare, seemed to somehow defy … Continue reading

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MUSIC BOX THEATRE JOURNEY’S BACK TO THE 1980’S

Music fans who enjoy science fiction may be reminded of H.G. Wells’ “The Time Machine” during their next visit to Houston’s popular Music Box Theatre. The company’s current production of “The 80’s Mix Tape Diaries,” delivers a generous musical look … Continue reading

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GLAMOROUS OPENING NIGHT FOR KINGSLEY & HOUSTON SYMPHONY

  It would be a day full of exquisite music. In the afternoon I had the pleasure of viewing a telecast of the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award, a presentation honoring brilliant film composer, John Williams, earlier this summer. … Continue reading

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Music and Youthful Enthusiasm Take Flight on Crighton Stage

On a pleasant Conroe Saturday night last weekend a parade of young area talent was spotlighted at the Crighton Theatre in a show aptly titled, “Come Fly with Me.” Hosting the program was popular local singer/actor, Victor Suarez, who had … Continue reading

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YOUNG TEXAS ARTISTS Celebrated with Bach, Beethoven & Barbecue

[Click any photo to enlarge] There are those rare occasions in life when it seems the stars are fully in alignment. Such was the case on Saturday night last weekend in Conroe, Texas, when after a soaking week of much … Continue reading

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