Author: Justin Walker

Movie Review: Love, Simon

The romantic comedy, or rom com, genre is an extremely popular type of film that consists of a love story told in light-hearted and amusing fashion. Often these movies consist of a guy and a girl falling in love while major catastrophes occur in their lives, disrupting the relationship in a humorous way. With a few exceptions, it usually works out in the end. But while rom coms are very trendy, there are few widely known rom coms that focus on same-sex couples. “Love, Simon” follows Simon on his journey of coming out, if you can call it coming...

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Chris Young Headlines Chilifest 2018

Chilifest 2018 is quickly approaching, and the lineup is sure to turn some heads. With performances by Koe Wetzel, Bri Bagwell, the Josh Abbott Band and Casey Donahew, it’s going to be a great weekend in Snook, Texas. But the headliner for the second night of this year’s festivities is none other than Chris Young. The Tennessee native will take the stage on Saturday, April 7, and he is looking forward to event. “A few of friends who have played there before have told me, ‘Get ready,’” Young said. Young said those friends told him how amazing the crowd...

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Spirit of Texas Festival at Wolf Pen Creek

The Spirit of Texas Festival, or SoTxFEST, is taking place Friday, March 23, through Sunday, March 25, here in Bryan-College Station and will serve as a local showcase of Texas. The festival, which was first held in March 2017, was designed to highlight the diversity of Texas, showcasing the music and food from across the state that makes Texas so great. Last year’s event brought in roughly 25,000 people, and festival planners expect that number to double in 2018. There are plenty of activities for the entire family to enjoy. The kids will enjoy the Future Stars of Texas...

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Movie Review: Game Night

For competitive people such as myself, game nights are a chance to prove your worth. From trivia to Pictionary, only the strongest can survive. But what happens when a friendly game night turns not so friendly, and a simple murder mystery party turns deadly? “Game Night” follows Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel McAdams), husband, wife and game night extraordinaires. The duo is joined by close friends and married couple Kevin (Lamorne Morris) and Michelle (Kylie Bunbury), and Ryan (Billy Magnussen) and his newest date Sarah (Sharon Horgan) for their weekly game night. However, this time the evening is...

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Craig Marshall at The George

College Station will once again host a quality musician as Craig Marshall comes to town to play at The George on Saturday, March 24. Marshall, a singer/songwriter out of Austin, has been performing and releasing albums since the early 2000’s. He serves as the lead vocalist for the band, as well as playing the guitar and writing the songs. He is joined by Patterson Barrett on the electric, steel and baritone guitars and the mandolin, Bob Hoffnar on the steel guitar, Michael St. Clair on the bass, Mark Henne on drums, Rich Baur with percussion and Betty Soo adding...

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