Author: Tyra Harris

Queen’s Ball

Are you looking to close 2018 with a bang, but without the noise and chaos of a rowdy fireworks show? What better way to celebrate the upcoming year than by attending a charitable gala? For the third year in a row, The Queen Theatre is hosting its annual Queen’s Ball, sponsored by The Stella Hotel. Queen’s Ball, which takes place at The Stella Hotel on December 31, 2018, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., benefits The Queen Theatre in Downtown Bryan. Originally built in the late 1800s, The Queen Theatre was once a hotel that began showing silent films...

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Movie Review: “The Grinch”

At some point in childhood, Dr. Seuss was everyone’s favorite author. The prolific author had multiple classic children’s tales from “Cat in the Hat” to “Green Eggs and Ham” to “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” Perhaps the most relevant of his books at the moment (and every holiday season) is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” The 2000 live-action film seemingly plays in loop on network television every December. 18 years later, Universal Pictures has released another Grinch film, this one in animation. The plot of this film follows the same sequence as the children’s book and previous Grinch films...

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Plan Your Upcoming Nuptials with EPOCH CO+ Events

With the holiday season upon us, there’s a good chance you could find yourself planning or receiving the wedding proposal of your dreams! This time of year rivals Valentine’s Day as the most popular season for engagements. And after the big “YES!” moment, couples will need someone to plan and/or coordinate their big day, and Heather Johnson, owner of EPOCH CO+ Events, knows just what Aggieland is looking for to make those wedding dreams come true. For over 5 years, Johnson has planned, coordinated, styled, and designed weddings all over Texas, but says Brazos Valley weddings are “one of...

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The Theatre Company Presents: “Seussical”

Dr. Seuss fans, rejoice! Readers of his beloved children’s books can see a theatrical production based on Horton Hatches the Egg and Horton Hears a Who! and other Dr. Seuss classics on weekends between November 30 to December 16. Presented by The Theatre Company of Bryan, the name “Seussical” is a combination of the word “musical” and “Seuss.” The production molds together a number of Dr. Seuss books and has the characters interact with each other, making a fun-filled musical that explores the wonder of imagination.The plot follows a nameless boy as he listens to the Cat in the...

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Album Review: “This Christmas Day” by Jessie J

The holiday season is finally upon us! Prepare to find your beau under the mistletoe, shop ‘til you drop (on bargain deals, that is) and spy replicas of the Nativity scene across town. While doing any of these activities, you’ll most likely be listening to holiday music. Nothing gets you in the holiday spirit quite like Christmas carols, jingles and hymns. British R&B and soul songstress Jessie J’s “This Christmas Day” is sure to engage listeners in some holiday cheer. On her fifth studio album, J mixes her gut-wrenching pipes with classical rhythms of traditional holiday tunes, such as...

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