Tourism

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ every bit as good as advertised
Spud Nut, Thor: Ragnarok (PG-13, 141 minutes) is as good as advertised; and I am not a person who relies upon movie previews to judge coming films as much as I do...
PHotos: Josh Hubbard

Josh Hubbard’s daughter, Kendalynn, gets excited as the Texas State Railroad’s Polar Express ride approaches the North Pole. The Hubbard family – Josh, wife Cassie and children Kobyn, Kendalynn and Jet – took a ride on the event train Nov. 9, giving the experience rave reviews. Santa, elves and Josh: Just Joshin’ Ya at the Polar Express
On Thursday, November 9, I was privileged to take a ride on the Polar Express presented by the Texas State Railroad. I had never been, but my...


Cinderella National Broadway Tour
The Temple Theater in Lufkin will present Cinderella - National Broadway Tour on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award...
The Purple Hulls to Perform Gospel Show
The Purple Hulls, Katy Lou and Penny Lea Clark along with bass player Jed Mobley (from Grapeland) will perform a Bluegrass gospel show Friday, Nov....


Cinderella National Broadway Tour
The Temple Theater in Lufkin will present Cinderella - National Broadway Tour on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award...
Ticket sales continue for Moscow Ballet’s ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’
A limited number of tickets are still available to attend the Nov. 16 and 17 performances of Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” at Stephen F. Austin State...
Palestine Art Tracks announces 6th annual trail through downtown...
Palestine Main Street is taking applications for the sixth annual Palestine Art Tracks Sculpture Trail to take place in downtown Palestine. Artists are invited to send...
Curious holds event about leadership, heroism and art
Curious, Palestine’s popular arts/science museum, is holding a Gallery Talk in conjunction with its Texas Heroes art exhibit that features works by well-known local artist...
‘Boo 2’ more of the same from Perry’s previous effort
Spud Nut, Tyler Perry Boo 2 (PG-13, 92 minutes) follows up on last year’s comic horror hit movie with more of the same. Tyler Perry writes, directs, and acts in his own...
‘Geostorm’ surpasses low expectations; a 2-potato watch
Spud Nut, Geostorm (PG-13, 110 minutes) deserves to be seen, despite the critics’ bad reviews. The premise is that the world’s natural disasters could be controlled by a...
The popular Chikawa Aztec Dancers will return to Nacogdoches for the 5th annual Día de los Muertos Fiesta Saturday, Nov. 4, in downtown Nacogdoches. Photo courtesy of Bill Nieberding Día de los Muertos Fiesta changes downtown location
Because of its growth in attendance and popularity, the annual, Nacogdoches Día de los Muertos Fiesta, or Day of the Dead festival, is moving to a...


Angelina Arts Alliance Receives State Grant
The Angelina Arts Alliance is proud to announce that it is has been awarded an Arts Create grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts for the first time. The grant amount...
Take a trip back in time to The Wonder Bread Years
Piney Woods Fine Arts Association is pleased to announce that The Wonder Bread Years will be live in Crockett, on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at...


3rd Annual El Camino Real de los Tejas Festival
Travel back in time on the historical Camino Real de los Tejas. Enjoy food, fun, pioneer skills, presentations, crafts, music, native plant hikes, archeology month...
PCT to Hold Auditions
Palestine Community Theatre will start preparation for its Christmas production by holding open auditions for Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: The Musical beginning...