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.

“If you want to make God laugh, tell Him your plans.” That’s the theme of “Making God Laugh,” a play by Sean Grennan portraying the life of an American family – mom, dad and three adult children – through 30 years of holiday celebrations.

Panola College will host the Kennedy Center American College Theatre State Festival on Nov. 6-8, with five area colleges and universities showcasing their entries on the Q.M. Martin Auditorium stage and in Elizabeth R. Hedges Studio Theatre.

Authentic Texas country music, dancing and barbecue, all set against the backdrop of a picturesque East Texas ranch. It’s the first Boots & BBQ fundraiser benefiting Camp Gilmont set 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, and organizers hope it helps further cement the faith-based organization in the mi…

Jennifer Elizabeth Smith knew when she was cast as Julia Trojan in the national touring company of “Bandstand” that the role would be challenging and emotionally draining.

In Tyler Civic Theatre’s staging of “And Then There Were None,” it’s not a question of if characters will die but when they will die — and how.

Dear Neil: Looking ahead to next spring, our nectarine tree had lots of fruit, but they ended up with spots of what looked like wax. Then the fruit rotted and fell off. What can we do to prevent that next year?

The Longview Public Library might be a quiet place today, but by Friday it will be place where a lot of stranger things are happening — a zombie apocalypse to be exact, along with an alien invasion, encounters with killer clowns and scary dolls, and the strangest stranger thing of all — a De…