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‘Gladys Ormphby’ settled down in Texas

Drab, handbag-wielding TV character Gladys Ormphby never met a celebrity she didn’t feel compelled to smack senseless at the slightest provocation. Short in both statue and patience, the feisty diminutive spinster’s victims,  such as Dean … more

George Strait to perform Frank Erwin Center’s 40th anniversary celebration

Austin, Texas – The Frank Erwin Center will celebrate its 40thAnniversary with country music legend, George Strait, who will play an exclusive “STRAIT TEXAS” show on June 3, … more

Best films of this year

I am always perplexed this time of year, when I hunker down and try to lay out the “best of” list for the year. I scour over the names of films that I watched over the past nearly 12 months, and I peek at the lists created by other critics, even … more

10 cool Easter movies: Charlie Brown, Ben-Hur and more

Judy Garland in her Easter bonnet, Charlton Heston in a chariot race, Snoopy dancing on the lawn with bunnies … it’s all part of the springtime festivities surrounding the Easter season. Take a look at ten movies guaranteed to cheer some bunny … more

This Week's TV Best Bets

This Week's TV Best Bets Sunday Sunday, Oct. 8 Bobbi KristinaTV One, 7pmOriginal Film!Newcomer Joy Rovaris stars in the title role of this film about Bobbi Kristina Brown, the talented and … more

Rescheduled Janet Jackson tour hits Frank Erwin Center September 10

Global music icon, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist, the incomparable JANET JACKSON, will embark on a four-month North American tour this fall, making a stop at the Frank Erwin Center Sept. 10. Tickets held for the … more

Think safety first this Halloween

Local officials are hoping for more treats than tricks for residents celebrating through the Halloween weekend, urging parents to plan safely and ensure children use caution. Not much has changed in terms of Halloween safety precautions over the … more

Beverly Washburn and Richard Herd relive old-time radio

The magic of sitting in a studio audience watching voice actors produce live radio theater in the 30s and 40s isn’t entirely lost forever, thanks to The Society To Preserve and Encourage Radio Drama, Variety and Comedy (SPERDVAC). A non-profit … more

Remembering Ernest Borgnine at 100

It would be hard to argue that Ernest Borgnine wasn’t universally admired by fellow actors and fans. Raised in Connecticut and after a spell in the Navy, Borgnine found his calling as an actor, debuting in the 1951 adventure film “China … more

Q&A: Joaquin Cortez, the sand sculpture artist behind the JAWS at Volente beach waterpark

This summer at Volente Beach Waterpark, the "JAWS on the Water"  dive-in theater presented by Alamo Drafthouse has been a great success. The event has movie-goers out on the water, floating in inner-tubes while watching a giant projection screen … more

‘Inferno’ fails to ignite the imagination

Dan Brown is a pedestrian writer – there I said it. Even with the exceptionally popular “DaVinci Code,” he lumbered insipidly and laboriously through a speculative tale of covert intrigue involving Christian convention and conspiracies, after … more

Review: Wish Upon

Typically a PG-13 rating on a horror thriller is a tell – too mild for true horror fans, but acceptable to tweens and above. “Wish Upon” hardly offers an original story, but it does harbor a few shocks and surprises making it worth a look. A … more

Review: “Spider-Man Homecoming” is a rockin’ good time

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” is everything Marvel fans love and DC fans despise — light, funny, optimistic, and filmed sans the blue-filter, desaturated look that separates Marvel’s bright outlook from DC’s dark cinematic and plot tones. … more

A tribute to Fisher and Reynolds

It is difficult to imagine losing a child, even one who is 60 years old.  Actress, singer, humanitarian and businesswoman Debbie Reynolds lived to see it, but not for long. Just one day after the death of her equally famous daughter, Carrie Fisher, … more

Villeneuve’s ‘Arrival’ comes late

After this bizarre election year, nothing should surprise us, not even the arrival of aliens from another planet. While communication and unity seems to be eluding us of late, Arrival, starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner, plays on these premises … more

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull return to Texas in September

One of the hottest tours of the summer will continue well into the fall when two of the most engaging live performers in music today, multi-platinum selling and Grammy Award-winning global superstars Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull, share the stage for … more

Why cats don’t like Christmas

The holiday season should be a joyous time for all members of the household, even the four-legged ones. Unfortunately, some cats only reluctantly seem to embrace the Christmas spirit.So if you have a puss that starts pouting over the holidays, … more

Review - War for the Planet of the Apes

Hail, Caesar! “War for the Planet of the Apes” caps off one of the most surprising film trilogies to come out of Hollywood in recent years, and does it with one of the year’s best action films this year.  Beginning with 2011’s “Rise … more

‘Manchester by the Sea’ delights

It could have been easy for actor Casey Affleck to fall under the shadow of his brother Ben, and for a time, it looked like he might, but in his latest film “Manchester by the Sea,” Affleck demonstrates why we should stand up and take notice. … more

If you love music from the 90s, your show is at H-E-B Center on July 28

As the highly successful, best-selling I Love the 90’s Tour continues selling out arenas across America, the party is set to continue this summer with an all-new lineup of the 90’s greatest hit-makers.  TLC will take the reins on a … more
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