It’s one thing to master “creature power suits” in “Wild Kratts,” the popular animated PBS Kids show. It’s entirely another to master the power of kids’ imaginations and fuel their curiosity about wildlife.
The parades and marches, speakers and other events planned across East Texas to celebrate the birthday of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. have a fitting addition this year: voting machines.
SpongeBob, his best friend, Patrick, and the other seaworthy residents of Bikini Bottom will make a splash Jan. 23 in Longview as “The SpongeBob Musical” comes to the LeTourneau University Belcher Center.
The East Texas Youth Orchestra will hold auditions this week for its ensembles and has set performances for 2020, Felix Torres, artistic and executive director, said.
The Maxwell Quartet, a Scottish ensemble known for music that blends classical and folk influences, will give a free concert 7 p.m. Monday in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, 230 W. Rusk in Tyler.
The new year will roll into East Texas on Tuesday, with skating parties planned at three area skating rinks, including the legendary Reo building where a new skating rink and comedy club have breathed life into the facility.
The grit of the West as captured through the lens of renowned photographer Laura Wilson is on display in Tyler Museum of Art’s new exhibition, “That Day: Photographs in the American West.”
A musical holiday tradition will return to downtown Longview next week, when First Presbyterian Church hosts its Handbell Festival and annual Music on the Square.
Holiday decorations, miniature trains, craft activities for the family, exhibits and refreshments will be offered at the downtown Tyler museums and cultural facilities’ 12th annual Holiday Open House 4 to 8 p.m. today.
JEFFERSON — Twinkling candles cast their glow across traditional Christmas decor in the historic homes on Jefferson’s 37th annual Candlelight Tour of Homes on Thursday.
The cold-hearted Grinch, his poor dog Max and the strange looking residents of Christmas-loving Whoville are ready to bring holiday cheer to Tyler in “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”
The Longview Symphony’s “Home for the Holidays” concert Dec. 6 will be packed with guest performers and a theme director Jerry Steichen likes to fulfill with every concert — there’s something for everyone.
The Earth and Space Science Center at Tyler Junior College has added holiday themed shows to the lineup in its planetarium theater.
Sunflower Mercantile is planning a Dr. Seuss themed event to bring in the holiday with “A Kazoo-sical Christmas.” The event will be on the Carthage Square on Nov. 30 at noon.
Don’t tell Allison McGee that “Little Women” is an old-fashioned story from the past that people can’t relate to. She won’t buy that argument for one second.
The girls in “Zombie Prom” are “golly gee” wholesome and the boys proudly wear their school colors. That is except for the new kid, Jonny Warner. He is a bad boy.
Award winning trumpet player Terell Stafford and musicians from the University of Texas at Tyler and Tyler Junior College will show their talent at the ETSO Jazz Spectacular.
ArtsView Children’s Theatre performers will sing and dance their way through a turn-of-the-century labor dispute when they bring Disney’s Broadway musical “Newsies” to the stage Nov. 21-24.
Reel East Texas Film Festival kicks off this week and something new is set to get the program in motion.