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A heavy, heady mix of literary voices
Energy
Published in 23-8-2016
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Inprint's Margarett Root Brown Reading Series brings in a mix of heavy-hitters and up-and-comers to read and discuss their work on stage. The first reading of the 36th season is in September, and season tickets are available now.

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Does reading fiction make you a better person?
Energy
Published in 23-8-2016
    854 Visits

I have been a nerd my whole life. I was always "that kid," the one who read in a corner at recess and talked about Jo March and Ponyboy as though they were real people.

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Happy 150th birthday to Peter Rabbit's creator, Beatrix Potter
Energy
Published in 23-8-2016
    823 Visits

One of the most beloved children's books started out as a letter to a sick child.

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Gear up for the Olympics with these new books
Energy
Published in 23-8-2016
    864 Visits

We'll all log plenty of TV time in the next few weeks, tuning in to see the Olympics in Rio. But if 7,600 hours of swimming, sprinting and gymnastics on the tube isn't enough, you can go deeper with these new books.

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Book events: Aug. 21-27
Energy
Published in 23-8-2016
    394 Visits
Author will discuss and sign "Convict Cowboys," 7 p.m., Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet; 713-523-0701 or brazosbookstore.com. Poet will read and sign "Day of the Speckled Trout," 7 p.m., Kaboom Books, 3116 Houston Ave.; 713-869-7600 or kaboombooks.com. Writers read the poetry and prose they've written in response to Michael De Feo's "Crosstown Traffic" art installation, 7-9 p.m., Rice ...>>
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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 23-8-2016
    165 Visits
Since Netzel's arrival, St. Thomas has made major improvements to its athletic facilities, including: Various updates to Reckling Gymnasium, including a new sound system, lighting and flooring and increased capacity for fans with the addition of ADA-compliant bleachers Upgrades to Father Wilson Field, with new protective screens, improved drainage and changes to the bullpen area, and The E ...>>
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Heights pawn shop burglary suspect caught behind a banana tree
Heights
Published in 23-8-2016
    517 Visits

A pawn-shop burglary suspect was arrested after he pried siding off the building to squeeze inside and then surveillance cameras captured his image as he grabbed items.

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Lights in the Heights 2015 NOT canceled (despite rumors), but will be scaled back
Heights
Published in 23-8-2016
    659 Visits

Its 28-year history now includes tens of thousands of attendees every year, which is understandably an issue for some in the area who would rather thousands of people not be in their front yards each year doing what thousands of people do. 

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Heights group pushes for wine and beer sales in neighborhood
Heights
Published in 23-8-2016
    304 Visits

The Houston Heights Beverage Coalition is seeking 1,500 signatures from Heights residents in order to get an initiative on the November 8 election ballot that would allow for the sale of beer and wine in Heights stores. 

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R&B singer Monica headlines Black Heritage Music and Arts Festival
Entertainment
Published in 23-8-2016
    413 Visits

It's perfect timing for the newly relevant 'So Gone' singer.

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Farrah Abraham posts questionable Instagram photo of young daughter - again
Entertainment
Published in 23-8-2016
    825 Visits

"Teen Mom" reality star Farrah Abraham has come under fire for an Instagram post of her daughter Sophia, again.

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These celebrities are smarter than you probably think they are
Entertainment
Published in 23-8-2016
    1006 Visits

There are some famous people walking around on the red carpet with brains as big as their bank accounts.

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Actor didn't pull punches when taking on role of legendary boxer
Entertainment
Published in 23-8-2016
    800 Visits
Actor didn't pull punches when taking on role of legendary boxer Actor Edgar Ramirez has always approached movie roles "from the inside out," working on external details and mannerisms only after grasping his character's psychological core. "[...] this time it was different," Ramirez said about playing the famed Panamanian boxer Roberto Duran in the film "Hands of Stone," which opens l ...>>
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Aaron Paul steps into another off-kilter role in 'Louis Drax'
Entertainment
Published in 23-8-2016
    151 Visits
Paul plays two parts - sort of - and one came with a monster suit. The psychological thriller stars Jamie Dornan as a coma specialist tasked with taking care of a 9-year-old, seemingly accident-prone boy named Louis whom Dornan's Dr. Allan Pascal mind-melds with. The story is right in Paul's off-kilter wheelhouse, a la his award-winning role as Jesse Pinkman on "Breaking Bad." Dornan, ...>>
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The Latest: Court rules against gold mining technique
Technology
Published in 23-8-2016
    374 Visits
Miners say preventing use of the devices amounts to an illegal ban on gold mining because mining by hand is labor intensive and makes the enterprise unprofitable. Miners say the state's ban on dredges amounts to a ban on gold mining because mining by hand is labor intensive and makes the enterprise unprofitable. State officials say suction dredge mining risks killing fish and stirring up to ...>>
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