Movies

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Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Woody Harrelson Sam Claflin, Natalie Dormer, Josh Hutcherson, Jeffery Wright, Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Banks   The Twilight, Harry Potter, and Hobbit films have all expanded the source material beyond necessity … read more

Festivals

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The Grand 1894 Opera House: Music, Theatre & Fun

The 2014-15 Performing Arts Season of The Grand 1894 Opera House promises countless opportunities to “Celebrate with The Grand!” It’s a banner year for The Grand, celebrating its 40th consecutive performing arts season, following the purchase and initial restoration of … read more

Books

Booksignings at Galveston Bookshop This Month

Galveston Bookshop is located at 317 23rd St., downtown Galveston, (409)750-8200, galvestonbookshop.com. Saturday, November 15th, 2-4pm “Living Witness: Historic Trees of Texas”By Ralph Yznaga Galveston Bookshop will host a book signing with Ralph Yznaga and his new book, “Living Witness: … read more

Health

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CrossFit Tidal Wave: Proving That Less is More

By Kimber Fountain, Photos by Christa Schreckengost Although the explosion of CrossFit onto the News Feeds of Facebook users everywhere is a relatively recent phenomenon, the concept began back in the early 2000s as what can easily be classified as an … read more

DVDs

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DVD Review: Into the Storm

Starring Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh, Max Deacon, Nathan Kress ​This might just be the summer’s most guilty pleasure. If you are going to 1-up 1996’s Twister, I guess this is the way to do it. Shot like a … read more