• 08.09.11 1:19 p.m.
    Posted by Maura Hughes
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    Can I make a confession? I got very overwhelmed this week when it came down to write my blog post. When I heard the Houston Symphony had started selling individual tickets for their season, I knew it'd be a great story because I didn't know what the symphony had in store so I thought maybe you didn't either. Well, then I got to researching what the Symphony had in store for us, I was amazed. There is so much! Seriously, they're offering something for everyone!

    And then ...

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  • 08.02.11 10:33 a.m.
    Posted by Maura Hughes
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    It has been a busy couple of weeks for the Houston Ballet. They're gearing up for a brand new season full of all the things you want from the ballet – beautiful music, enchanting choreography, glittering costume and a little bit of magic.

    This season will feature the classic ballets such as Giselle, the Nutcracker, Cinderella and Romeo and Juliet. The season will also introduce world premieres from Nicolo Fonte and Stanton Welsh.

    And is there anyone out there who might not be a ...

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  • 07.22.11 9:00 a.m.
    Posted by Maura Hughes
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    It happens to me every year: a case of the mid-summer blues. It’s always after the Fourth of July and right around the time I start seeing back-to-school commercials that I become keenly aware that I am quickly running out of days for barbecues, river trips and weekend getaways. It’s a horrible affliction and I am greatly annoyed that I am not immune to it even though I don’t technically have summer ...

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  • 03.06.11 11:00 a.m.
    Posted by Michael Coppens
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    In my last Centerstage post, I explained why it is important to let the day go before settling down for the a performance in the Theater District. Now while I did say thirty minutes was ideal, I prefer taking a bit more time to relax. That said, you'll generally find me somewhere near the performance venue with friends enjoying a glass of wine (or two) and appetizers.

    I generally kick my nights at the theater off about ...

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