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    Brazos Chamber OrchestraBrazos Orchestra, chorus combine for three free concerts

    12/14/2014 09:55 AM CST
    The Brazos Chamber Orchestra will combine with the Healing Heart Chorus for three free Christmas concerts this week. 
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    Plaza's 'Breaking Up is Hard To Do' is delightful
    08/21/2014 10:13 AM CDT - I've got an idea for a musical comedy built around the many 1960s and 70s hit songs written and sung by Neil Sedaka. Full Story

    AHS grad Petty named to music residency
    06/03/2014 11:29 AM CDT - A former Alvarado resident will attend a prestigious music school this summer in New York.Musician, teacher, composer, writer and multimedia artist Matthew Petty will spend five weeks working with artists on creative projects at the prestigious Watermill Center's International Summer Program. Full Story

    Escape to 'Camelot' for a fun night at the theater
    05/26/2014 11:07 AM CDT - With good singing a lot, funny lines a lot, and characters like Lancelot, I liked a lot of “Camelot,” being presented by the Plaza Theatre Company through June 14 in Cleburne. Full Story

    Plaza's 'Kiss Me, Kate' is a singing and dancing delight
    03/24/2014 05:42 PM CDT - Some familiar faces with good voices are joined by a new face with a pleasant voice in The Plaza Theatre Company's presentation of “Kiss Me, Kate,” playing through April 12 at the Plaza Theatre in Cleburne. Full Story

    Carnegie's "The Fantasticks" is creative and clever
    03/18/2014 01:32 PM CDT - It's very reassuring to hear the strong and clear baritone voice of Carnegie Players veteran Hillard Cochran, whose version of the familiar “Try to Remember” opens CP's production of “The Fantasticks,” playing through this weekend at the Cleburne Conference Center. Full Story

    Walker earns spot in final round of all-state auditions
    12/06/2013 09:18 AM CST - For the third year in a row, Alvarado High School choir member Keith Walker has qualified for the fourth and final round of Texas All-State Choir auditions. Full Story

    Brazos Chamber Orchestra presents two free Christmas concerts
    12/04/2013 07:47 AM CST - The Brazos Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of David Anavitarte, will present two free Christmas concerts this year. Full Story

    If you have a ticket, Plaza's 'White Christmas' is an early present
    11/24/2013 11:18 AM CST - Musicals are what the Plaza Theatre Company does best and its current production of “White Christmas the Musical” ranks right up there with any it has presented since opening in November 2006. Full Story

    No mystery about it, Clue the Musical is a good one
    10/31/2013 01:11 PM CDT - Generally, I don't enjoy musicals when I am unfamiliar with the songs because it takes too much effort to concentrate on the words. Full Story

    Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A baby caiman has found a new home at a Lithuanian zoo after its previous owner tried to sell it online, apparently upon realizing that the pet reptile he was raising in his bathroom wasn't a harmless lizard. Full Story
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    Review: Something's missing from the deck in 'Wild Card'

    It becomes quickly clear in "Wild Card," the latest vehicle for the hunky, brooding British action star Jason Statham, that his character doesn't need a gun to maim or kill. Full Story
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    Chris Pratt playing Indiana Jones?

    'Jurassic World’s star rumored to take lead in Disney’s reboot of the franchise.