The City of Longview is encouraging residents to follow safety guidelines for gatherings and public events as they prepare for Halloween this year. Meanwhile, popular Longview Halloween attractions are taking extra precautions to ensure safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A reflection of the life and family of Texas settlers — as depicted through historic buildings — is now on exhibit as the Harrison County Historical Museum presents “The Way Things Were”, a traveling exhibition, ending Oct. 24.
JEFFERSON — The Bigfoot Capital of Texas will once again be filled with legend seekers from across the globe as Jefferson is once again the host site of the 19th annual Texas Bigfoot Conference.
The East Texas Symphonic Band will kick off its 2020-21 season with a concert Monday at LeTourneau University’s Belcher Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., in Longview.
JEFFERSON — The East Texas Performing Arts, Inc. of Jefferson organizers boldly and faithfully moved ahead with plans this year, despite challenges, to host the annual Texas Sounds International Country Music Awards that brings performers from across the globe to compete for their genres’ top spots.
JEFFERSON — The Shady Ladies Dancing Witches will once again dance to the beat for a good cause when they take up their brooms each Friday and Saturday night throughout the month of October.
TYLER — For the first time since COVID-19 brought a swift end to a theater season that had barely even begun, the Pollard Theater Center at Pollard United Methodist Church was alive with color for a dress rehearsal of “Daddy’s Dyin’: Who’s Got the Will?”
The title of the documentary "The Social Dilemma" captures a conundrum: It's great that we can order up a car using a ride-booking app and have it appear, like magic. But tech also has a dark side.
“The Worlds Within: Paintings, Drawings & Prints” by Jack Delaney is on exhibit in the Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Gallery on the Kilgore College campus.
JEFFERSON — Tractors will once again plow through the streets of downtown Jefferson later this month when the second annual Antique Tractor Show kicks off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 19.
The Marshall Regional Arts Council and Panola College are teaming up to present a duel art show at the new Marshall Place Gallery throughout the month of September.
It’s been 75 years since the largest air armada the world had ever seen lifted into the skies over Europe, but on Sept. 12 history will come alive when four vintage warbirds roar into East Texas Regional Airport, led by the Commemorative Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress Texas Raiders, the most iconic aircraft of World War II.
This year has been a doozy. Between a contentious election, an ongoing pandemic and an uncertain start to the school year, the next few months will likely be just as tough.
JEFFERSON — The engines will soon be revving up at Diamond Don Rainey’s event center in Jefferson as the 18th annual AHRMA International Vintage Motocross event gets underway Sept. 10-13.
The line that opens the adolescent tear-jerker romance “Chemical Hearts” — spoken in voice-over by teen protagonist Henry (Austin Abrams) — will immediately cleave the audience into two camps, depending on which side of your 20th birthday you fall: “You are never more alive than when you’re …
JEFFERSON — Jefferson’s Opera House Theatre Players are set to host their annual YNOT Awards in celebration of a season that carried despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
A documentary cousin to "Knock Down the House" - which looked at the 2018 cam-paigns of four progressive Democrats (all women), including that of a then-unknown Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - "Represent" also follows three long-shot female candidates hoping to break into politics: Democrat Myya …
Gregg County Court at Law No. 2 Judge Vincent Dulweber has been collecting antique and vintage radios since the late 1980s.
Like many a music lover of an age we needn’t get into here, my formative education in classical music and opera came straight from the masters: Bugs, Elmer, Porky. Bugs Bunny was my first Brünnhilde. (So I guess he introduced me to drag as well. Different story.)
In 2014, filmmaker Gabe Polsky made “Red Army,” about the Soviet Union’s famous hockey team. Viewers might assume that Polsky’s new documentary, “Red Penguins,” is a sequel to that funny and illuminating film, but they would be mistaken.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The founder of South Dakota’s first professional ballet company wanted to thrust her group into the spotlight this year with a black-tie gala and performances by some of the world’s top dancers.
A game critic recently posted on Twitter that the upcoming Game Pass will be the best deal in gaming upon the new Xbox Series X release at holiday time. Everything's arguable, but I know the best deal right now is the $5-monthly subscription fee for Apple Arcade. With dozens of games availab…
Marshall Place, formerly the Marshall Mall on Pinecrest Drive, has become a home for the artistic as a new art gallery to showcase paintings and other art forms.
An upcoming photography exhibit and book release celebrating the people of Longview during its Sesquicentennial has been postponed until April 2021 due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. It had been slated for October.
The National Symphony Orchestra will return to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on Jan. 14 for what the arts center hopes will be the first regular-capacity performances of a revised 2021 season.