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Apinya leaves a legacy in Navasota

Examiner photos by Matthew Ybarra: Former Navasota Artist in Residence and Navasota Library employee Apinya Srikhwanthong imprinted the hearts of many in Navasota with her artwork and infectious smile. Apinya is returning to California and a “See You Again” party and mural celebration was held in her honor Monday, Sept. 13, at the library. Apinya’s last work of art was painting a mural at the library.
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Bill Gaither & Gaither Vocal Band To Present 2021 Celebration Tour

– – – College Station’s Central Baptist Church To Host Event September 23 – – – Alexandria, IN – Following a 14-month touring hiatus due to the worldwide pandemic, touring has resumed for legendary singer, songwriter and author Bill Gaither and his multi-Grammy Award winning Gaither Vocal Band (pictured in attached jpg). The Central Baptist Church in College Station, TX, will host a spectacular evening of music, laughter and encouragement on Thursday, September 23 at 7:00pm.
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CSISD receives statewide art distinction award

The College Station school district has been named a District of Distinction Award winner by the Texas Art Education Association for the second straight year. CSISD was one of only 40 districts in Texas to earn the honor. The award signifies a district is providing a well-rounded education that advocates...
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Bryan High presents 'These Shining Lives'

In the 1920s and 1930s, women workers at the Radium Dial Co. in Ottawa, Illinois, routinely were exposed to radium poisoning from painting the “glow-in-the-dark” markings on watches. They were assured by company executives that, not only was there no danger from the radium paint used, but that it actually...

Broadway returns with MSC OPAS season line-up

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - After a canceled season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MSC OPAS is back for its 49th season. Five Broadway musicals will grace the Rudder Auditorium stage after nearly two years have passed since the last performance at Texas A&M University. The season starts with the family-friendly blockbuster musical Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, running Nov. 9 and 10.

Lake Walk: Chamber Music Series

One thing we’ve all learned during the pandemic is how to develop new ways of adapting and gathering together. That’s certainly the case with the Chamber Music Series, as Lake Walk again hosts the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra (BVSO) for the third and final concert of the series on Sept. 19.

Rudder High alum competing for the chance to perform at the Hollywood Bowl

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Bryan native Andrew Carson, also known as The Poet Andrew, is competing for a chance to perform with some of the biggest names in music at Audacy’s (formerly annual concert at the Hollywood Bowl. The winning group or artist of Audacy’s Opening Act Competition will...

Exceptional Aggie: Former Aggie turned rising country music star

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Carson Jeffrey was born and raised by a rodeo family in Cat Spring, TX, and it wasn’t until his time at Texas A&M University that he discovered country music, his true passion. Jeffrey’s dad ran a rodeo magazine. Jeffrey decided to major in Agricultural Communication and...
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Poulenc Trio begins Concerts on Carter Creek season

For 18 years, the Poulenc Trio has been performing the world's greatest music for oboe-bassoon-piano, and on Sunday, residents of the Brazos Valley will have a chance to hear the trio live as the Concerts on Carter Creek begins a new season of free concerts. The concert will be at...
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Heritage museum seeking old local photos

The Brenham Heritage Museum knows that a picture is worth a thousand words. Nothing fires the imagination like a compelling photograph from long ago. The museum wants to scan old photos that illustrate the history of Brenham and Washington County and employ them in future exhibits. They have announced two public scanning sessions during which people may bring their old photos so that BHM may utilize them in telling the stories of our past.
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Theatre Company says 'I do' to 'Wedding Singer'

After a pandemic-long engagement, The Theatre Company in Bryan finally gets to say “I do” to “The Wedding Singer,” the 2006 musical based on the 1998 film of the same name starring Adam Sandler. Performances start Friday night and run through Oct. 3 on the Randy Wilson Stage at The...

Grimes’ Met Gala Sword Was Made From a Melted Down AR-15 Assault Rifle

Grimes served a Dune-inspired fantasy when she walked the iconic steps outside the 2021 Met Gala. The "Violence" singer paired her futuristic, flowing gown with several accessories that brought the science fiction inspiration to life — including a striking silver mask from the upcoming, Timothée Chalamet-fronted film adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel of the same name.

Concerts on Carter Creek: Poulenc Trio

You might be surprised to hear what an oboe, a bassoon and a piano can accomplish together, making the Poulenc Trio’s upcoming concert something special. Don’t miss this performance from the most active touring piano-wind chamber music ensemble in the world as they create a three-person symphony full of harmonizing, soul-touching melodies. On Sunday, September 19, Concerts on Carter Creek welcomes you to a free concert featuring this stunning trio at First Presbyterian Church of Bryan at 5 p.m.
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Friends of Chamber Music opens with free jazz concert

The Friends of Chamber Music, for the first time in its 25-year history, will begin its season with a jazz prelude at 7 p.m. Friday. The free concert will be presented at The Green at Century Square and is open to the public. The Friends of Chamber Music’s 26th season...

CSISD receives statewide art education award

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - For the second straight year, College Station ISD has been named a District of Distinction Award winner. The award is given by the Texas Art Education Association to districts providing a well-rounded education that advocates and integrates visual arts curriculum. It also recognizes a district’s...

Bryan-College Station artists commemorate 9/11 with art display in Dallas

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) -To commemorate the September 11th attacks on America, local artists Coleen Bradfield and Davis Sites were invited to display their artwork at the Ground Zero 360 exhibit in Dallas. The exhibit and gala are being hosted by the Museum of Biblical Art. The Ground Zero 360...

Ribbon Cutting At The Children’s Museum Of The Brazos Valley’s New Location

The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley (CMBV) has dedicated their newest home in west Bryan’s Lake Walk area. Executive director Ashley Kortis told those attending Wednesday’s ribbon cutting that they have future plans for a permanent, stand alone building at Lake Walk. The CMBV is using 3,000 square feet...

Free kick-off event this weekend celebrates new Aggieland Art Trail

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - The Aggieland Art Trail is a new self-guided tour that spans the entire Bryan-College Station area, showcasing art galleries, public art and installation in the community, including the Texas A&M University campus and the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. See the trail map here. A...