Author: Azalea Andrade

Wild Texas Film Tour at Texas A&M

The Wild Texas Film Tour will be stopping by Texas A&M University on Thursday, September 28, 2017. The Film Tour will be featuring 12 short films that showcase wildlife, adventure and conservation across the state of Texas. This is the inaugural year for this film tour, and organizers hope that it will get big enough to expand to more cities, according to Hillary Pierce, the producer of the films. “We’ve already added two stops to the tour this year that we weren’t originally planning to do and have also received a great deal of interest in cities for the...

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Pat Green at Hurricane Harry’s

We are in Texas, and, naturally, a lot of us love for country music, specifically Texas country. Well, you can feed your country needs with Pat Green at Hurricane Harry’s on Friday, September 29th. The San Antonio native has big shoes to fill if he hopes to live up to his own success. With more than 2 million albums sold, Pat Green has had three Grammy nominations and has toured with huge stars like Kenny Chesney and Keith Urban. Although he had a record label sign him, the pressure of being too perfect was too much. Therefore, he became...

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Banned Books Week at Larry J. Ringer Library

As a kid, you might have read many books that may not have deemed appropriate for your age, without even thinking about it. Well, some of those books have been challenged or banned across the country. Banned Books Week is an annual celebration of the freedom to read. This usually happens the last week of September nationwide, and this year it is from September 24 thru the 30th. This year, the American Library Association will focus on the First Amendment, which guarantees our right to read. The process for challenging or banning a book can be a little tricky...

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Trout Fishing in America at Icehouse on Main

The Ice House on Main is hosting a benefit concert on September 23, 2017. They will be featuring the great folk rock band Trout Fishing in America, who are known for their award-winning performances for children. All proceeds will be going towards the noble work of Voices For Children, a Bryan-College Station area child advocacy organization. This is the fourth time the Ice House on Main will be hosting this event, but it one of the first few events in the newly renovated venue. Advent GX, a community and economic development firm located in Bryan, TX, financed the Icehouse’s...

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Third Thursday in Downtown Bryan

The love for art is growing in the BCS community, and Third Thursdays are the place to be for art fans! Each third Thursday of the month in Downtown Bryan, about seven galleries open their doors to art lovers around the area. Visitors are able to walk around downtown and discover the various kinds of arts that are exhibited. Although the idea for Third Thursdays has been around since 2005, and a similar event was held years ago, the festival used to be called Art Step. Greta Watkins, the owner of Frame Gallery, which is in the Parker Aston...

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