Author: Hannah Pena

From BCS to Broadway and Back

“BCS to Broadway and Back” is a locally made, community driven documentary film about the life of Randy Wilson, the artistic director of the Theatre Company in the Bryan-College Station area. Born and raised right here in the Brazos Valley, Wilson served as the artistic director of the Theatre Company for two decades, went on to star in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” on Broadway, and performed on a national tour in the 1970s. The documentary offers a glimpse into the life of Randy Wilson, who passed away last year. Wilson was a star. He inspired people to...

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Fusion at Lupa’s Coffee

There is a time, a place and always a need for a community to band together to lend their hearts and their hands in a joint effort to help someone. There are often times when people come to the rescue of complete strangers. Now is one of those times. Join together at Lupa’s Coffee shop the night of Nov. 10, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., for a concert and art show that will benefit hundreds of people. Fusion is here. It is a free concert and art show hosted by TAMU Artists, that will feature live performances from...

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Day of the Dead at MUSA Studio

They’re everywhere on Halloween night- faces painted like skulls. What are those kids trying to be? The answer lies in four short words: Day of the Dead. Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday that combines ancient Aztec customs with All Souls’ Day, a holiday Spanish colonizers brought into Mexico in the early 1500s. Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is celebrated throughout Mexico on Nov. 1-2. It is seen as a sort of family reunion, only, in this case, the dead are the guests of honor. The first step is setting up a candlelit...

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CASA presents Superhero Fun Run

Everyone needs a hero, but there are some who need Superheroes. The Bat signal has been activated and the need for flying capes is higher than ever, with the first Annual BCS Superhero Run coming up on Saturday, Nov. 4, at Lake Walk Town Center. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) was created back in 1977 by Washington Judge David W. Soukup, who oversaw cases involving child abuse/neglect. These children were often taken from their home and put into the system. Beginning with an all-volunteer team, Soukup recruited and trained people from the community to step into a courtroom and...

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Intersections at SEAD Gallery

SEAD Gallery and Bookshop, located in Bryan, is presenting a new and exciting art show called “Intersections.” This will be the gallery’s first juried fiber arts show, featuring the best fiber arts that Texas has to offer. SEAD, an acronym standing for Science, Engineering, Art, and Design is a juried art gallery, community space, and events venue featuring regular exhibits by local, state, and international artists. For those of us unfamiliar with the work, fiber art is a medium in which the artist uses natural or synthetic fiber, as well as other components like yarn or wool, to sew...

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