“The Passage,” a hokey but mildly entertaining drama about an ill-fated scientific attempt to harness the immunity of rabid vampires, premieres Monday on Fox.
The Marshall Regional Arts Council is bringing the Chicago group Close to You to East Texas to present “The Music of the Carpenters,” at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Marshall Convention Center at 2501 East End Blvd.
Three courses remain in a series of four nutrition classes being offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service — Better Living for Texans at the Longview Public Library, at 222 W. Cotton St. in Longview.
Children’s programming has returned from its holiday hiatus at the Longview Public Library. Here’s a look at the library’s regular offerings (at the main branch at 222 W. Cotton Street unless otherwise indicated):
QUESTION: A few months ago there was an article in the Longview newspaper about a new exhibit on wars being opened at the Marshall historical museum. I’ve not seen a follow up to that. Can you find out if that’s open and if not when it plans to be open?
The Longview Public Library will feature the folk music duo Hungrytown, from 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 11 in the library’s “Sounds & Stacks” concert. The free concert will be held inside the library at 222 W. Cotton St., with food trucks expected to park outside the library that night.
One of the more interesting video game designers on the scene today is Lucas Pope, whose games conspicuously tinker with the notion of the player as worker. Pope leaped to the top of the indie world after “Papers, Please,” his 2013 game about a hard-pressed immigration officer, was criticall…
QUESTION: Whom do we need to contact or what can be done to improve the drainage in the area on both sides of the entryway to the McDonald’s from U.S. 259? The water is not draining, and vehicles have to drive through it. It is a constant, not just because of recent rains.
A parade celebrating the Longview Lobos’ football state championship win will be held 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9 in downtown Longview. The parade is expected to follow the same route as the Christmas parade, starting on Whaley Street at Green Street, to Horaney Street and then Methvin Street before en…
The folk music duo Hungrytown has fared much better than its namesake road, which the band discovered in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia where Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson recorded much of their first album some 13 years ago.
Stars Over Longview will celebrate women who are influencing the future of Longview, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center.
While most of the Longview Public Library’s programs are on hiatus for the holidays, Family Game Night continues from 6 to 8:30 p.m on Thursdays during the Christmas break. It’s free of charge, with the library providing a variety of games. The library is located at 222 W. Cotton St. in Longview.
Dear Neil: My house is L-shaped, with the long leg extending due north. I have a large red oak in that area, so there is a large section that gets virtually no sunlight during the year. Nothing seems to grow there. I’ve planted monkeygrass, fescue and grass seed labeled as “for shade.” The s…
In the 2010 documentary “Marwencol,” the world met Mark Hogancamp, the survivor of a vicious beating 10 years earlier who had turned to art as a form of therapy. In strange and strangely moving photographic dioramas, Hogancamp documented life in an imaginary world he had constructed in his U…
LeTourneau University is hosting a Christmas Carol Sing at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 23 in the historic Speer Chapel on the university campus, at 2100 S. Mobberly Ave. in Longview.
The night sky, the star that guided the wise men and a trip through the traditions associated with the winter solstice. are all about a 40-minute drive from Longview at the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College.
Kelli Grant, the East Texas native known as the Queen of Swing, will perform “A Swingin’ Christmas Show” a Branson-style event at the indoor Kokomo Theatre at 2400 W. Marshall Ave. in Longview. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 p.m. on Dec. 21 and 22 and Dec. 28 and 29. The…
A concert reading of a new show, "Come Find Me: A Christmas Musical," is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, in the Braithwaite Recital Hall located inside the University of Texas at Tyler's Cowan Center.
“Mary Poppins Returns” works hard to evoke the undeniable charms of the original 1964 film: It replicates many of them, in slavish fashion.
In recent years, platformers have proven to be a hospitable genre for video game developers looking to flaunt their artistry. For the generation of designers who grew up playing “Super Mario Bros.,” platformers offer a sound formula.