Author: Laura Simmons

Divine Works: Mythology in the Arts at Forsyth Galleries

With the rapid advancements made in science and technology, it’s easy to forget that some of our most precious creations come from past eras. Thankfully, the Bryan/College Station area is home to many galleries continually displaying various art exhibitions, and among them is The Forsyth Gallery, located in Texas A&M’s Memorial Student Center. Originally constructed as a museum, The Forsyth Galleries now permanently display important artwork, specifically century glass and American paintings, from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. As a part of the University Art Galleries, their mission is to serve as the premiere resource for art...

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Aggies Got Talent at Rudder Auditorium

It’s no question that the Bryan/College Station area is home to thousands of creative and gifted individuals. If you’ve been looking for an event that will display some of the amazing talent at Texas A&M, look no further than the third annual Aggies Got Talent. Sponsored by the Student Government Association, Aggies Got Talent is a performance dedicated to showcasing the visionary skills of current undergraduate students and organizations. Aggies Got Talent was created after a conversation between Student Body President Kyle Kelly and Gracie Wood, the SGA Development Commissioner. Their goal was to create an event that would...

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Spirit of Texas is coming to Wolf Pen Creek Park

For the first time ever, the Spirit of Texas Festival will provide the Bryan/ College Station area with a lively, fun-filled experience. Beginning March 2 at Wolf Pen Creek, this four-day event aims to bring people together through entertainment, food, and Texas pride, and the festival also benefits local charities including K9s4COPs and the Ronald McDonald House. The event kicks off with live music and plenty of educational opportunities for children and adults. The Idea Village provides children with a unique learning experience by featuring award winning academic road shows from Texas A&M University in subjects such as chemistry,...

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First Friday in Downtown Bryan

With the First Friday of every month comes a whirlwind evening of entertainment, live music, and theater performances along the streets of Downtown Bryan. This Friday, February 3, two productions eagerly await their first audience. Kicking off the night at Square One Event Center is the opening performance of “The Effect”  by The Hourglass Theatre, a College Station based company. “The Effect,” a play written by Lucy Prebble, follows the story of Tristan and Connie, who participate in a clinical drug trial. To the frustration of the physicians, they manage to disrupt the trial as they surrender to the...

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