• 09.12.11 11:35 a.m.
    Posted by Maura Hughes
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    I have always been one of those people with a particular soft spot for the fall season. There could be a number of reasons -- the nice weather, football season, the idea of a fresh start and Starbucks pumpkin-spiced lattes, just to name a few. And while I do enjoy all of those things, I have no doubt the number one reason I get excited around Labor Day is this: the shopping. Every year around this time, stores throw massive sales, designers release their new lines and ...

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  • 09.07.11 7:00 a.m.
    Posted by Michael Coppens
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    Writer's Note: Riverdance and RAIN were added to the season after this interview had taken place.

    I had the fortunate pleasure to sit down via the phone with the president of the Hobby Center Foundation, Fran Macferran, to discuss the 2011-2012 Gexa Energy Broadway Series season. This is Macferran's sixth season at the Hobby Center. I opened the interview asking him about what kind of through goes into a Gexa Energy Broadway Series season. 

    He told me that ...

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  • 08.23.11 3:33 p.m.
    Posted by Maura Hughes
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    It’s that time of year again! I know what you all are thinking:

    BACK TO SCHOOL!

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    Well, OK, yeah that too. But also (and this is way more exciting, I promise), it’s the 18th Capital One Bank Theater District Open House!!!!! This Sunday, August 28th from noon until four, all of us here at the Theater District will throw open our doors and welcome you into our humble abodes. And we couldn’t be more excited to have ya!

    The Alley Theatre, Jones ...

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  • 08.16.11 1:07 p.m.
    Posted by Maura Hughes
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    The Godfather. Serpico. Scarface. Dick Tracy. Ocean’s 13. If none of those titles mean anything to you then I highly suggest you get over to the nearest Blockbuster or sign up for Netflix and get yourself an education in some classic American cinema because you are missing out! But if you have heard of at least one of the movies, then I am telling you to get on the Society for the Performing Arts website and get your credit card ready because you ...

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