Author: Laura Simmons

Album Review: “So Good” by Zara Larsson

The Swedish artist who brought us the hit single, “Never Forget You”, has finally released her long anticipated sophomore studio album. Zara Larsson’s first international album, “So Good” is quickly making itself heard with its eclectic, pure pop sound. Zara Larsson explores the depth of her dynamic pop vibe with songs that range from a gentle, tropical pop to an electronic dance pop. Songs like “So Good” and “Lush Life” express an undeniably twenty-first century sound while songs like “One Mississippi” and “I Can’t Fall in Love With You” remind fans of the familiar vulnerability that accompanies love and...

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George Bush Library Easter Celebration

With spring fast approaching, families are eager to find an engaging, family-oriented way to celebrate Easter. What better way to spend Easter day than surrounded by the ones you love, fun outdoor games and activities, and of course, the Easter Bunny? On April 8, the George Bush Library will be hosting the annual College Station Easter Egg Hunt. This Easter Celebration is a long-standing tradition that has been held since 1982. Typically hosted by the Police Department, the Easter Celebration has evolved into one of the biggest events of the season, modeled after the famous annual White House Easter...

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Mickey and the Motorcars at Grand Stafford Theater

If you’re looking for a night of true Americana rock infused music, look no further than the latest Grand Stafford event. On March 24, Keeton Coffman will be opening for Micky and the Motorcars at the Downtown Bryan theater. Keeton Coffman, born and raised in Bryan, is reviving heartland rock and roll with his new music. A songwriter first and foremost, Coffman wants his music to transport his audience and provide them with an escape, if only for an hour or two.  His latest album, “Killer Eyes,” was released in September of 2016 and creates an image of an...

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Spring Break Painting Workshop in Downtown Bryan

It can be difficult to find family-fun oriented activities during the week of spring break. Luckily, the Bryan/College Station area is host to a number of friendly, creative events available to everyone. One of these events, a painting workshop, will be held in Downtown Bryan during the week of Spring Break. Organized by the Purple Turtle Art Studio, this workshop will run for three days from March 13 to March 15. The class is three hours long from 9:00am to 12:00pm and children can sign up for one day or all three. All supplies are included, plus a snack,...

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Lea DeLaria at Rudder Auditorium

If one of your favorite pastimes is browsing through the latest Netflix series, then there’s no doubt that you’ve heard of Lea DeLaria, who rose to fame for her role in “Orange is the New Black.” “Orange is the New Black,” a Netflix original series, premiered July 2013. Inspired by Piper Kerman’s memoir, “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” the show follows Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who has a loving fiancé and career. As her past catches up to her, it’s revealed that she must spend the following months in an...

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