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The Galveston County Daily News: Entertainment

July 27, 2016

Entertainment

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The call from Culver City: Local ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant tells all

Luke Hales, of Friendswood, goes through the audition process and experience of playing "Jeopardy."

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Thursday 07/21/2016
Sister act: Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston opens 'Princess Ida' this weekend
Posted: July 21, 2016

Mary Jean Sargent, who lives in Galveston, has been performing with the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston for four years, and the latest show she’ll be in, “Princess Ida,” opens tonight at the Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Ave., in Houston. The show runs at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through July 31. Mary Jean Sargent’s sister, Anna Leigh, has joined her on the stage for the last three years and will also return for “Princess Ida.”

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Magic, comedy show at Moody Gardens
Posted: July 21, 2016

The Curt Miller Magic and Comedy Show will be performing two shows at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. daily Sunday through Aug. 4 at the Moody Gardens Hotel, 7 Hope Blvd., in Galveston.

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'Captain Fantastic' taps into something larger than entertainment
Posted: July 21, 2016

"Captain Fantastic" generates discussion, insight, self-reflection and maybe even a little magic.

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Vicki Lawrence brings Mama to The Grand, talks character's staying power
Posted: July 21, 2016

The Grand 1894 Opera House welcomes two television icons to the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday when comedian Vicki Lawrence reprises her most famous role for a performance of “Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show.”

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Tuesday 07/19/2016
Sacred places tour to be held in conjunction with Galveston Heritage Festival
Posted: July 19, 2016

Galveston’s places of worships are known for their incredible history as well as amazing architecture and both of these traits will be on display at Galveston Historical Foundation’s Sacred Places Tour.

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Saturday 07/16/2016
Harbor City Ambition Program to focus on 'Seeds of Empire'
Posted: July 16, 2016

Galveston Historical Foundation’s Harbor City Ambition program will continue at 2 p.m. July 24 at the 1838 Menard House, 1605 33rd St., with a book club discussion on Andrew Torget’s "Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850."

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Thursday 07/14/2016
Jaston Williams of 'Greater Tuna' fame to debut new play at The Grand
Posted: July 14, 2016

Williams, nationally acclaimed co-author, co-star and producer of the four award-winning plays in the "Greater Tuna" cycle, returns to The Grand 1894 Opera House this weekend to debut his new play, “A Wolverine Walks Into A Bar.”

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A little song and dance: COM, Harbour Playhouse produce musicals
Posted: July 14, 2016

Bay Area Harbour Playhouse’s “Finian’s Rainbow” starts its second week tonight, and College of the Mainland’s theater company is in its debut weekend with “The Drowsy Chaperone.” Both shows will run through July 31.

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It's ArtWalk time on the island
Posted: July 14, 2016

The Galveston Arts Center will have its ArtWalk event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.

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