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Three time Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee — “Brokeback Mountain,” “Life of Pi” (Best Director) and “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (Best Foreign Language Film) — seems drawn to technological advancements that aid in telling stories that otherwise couldn’t be told.

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Kevin Anthony & G-Town will release a tribute album in honor of the “Godfather of Cajun Music” — Harry Choates — at its album release party from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at Hendley Green, 2028 Strand St., in Galveston.

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Academy Award-winner Renee Zellweger (“Cold Mountain,” “Chicago”) drops a house on the acting competition this year, portraying one of our most beloved film icons. “A blip” is what Bridget Jones would have called Zellweger’s soft return in the third installment of the Jones character, but “J…

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Brats and beer lovers are invited to the Kemah Boardwalk as they are gearing up for its annual Craft Beer Festival, which will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 215 Kipp Ave. in Kemah.

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“Hustlers” has many montages in it. The most important is Jennifer Lopez’ entrance, which is wild, glittery, nasty and impressive. Her physicality, along with nearly everything else, is on full display.

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With summer winding down — and with highly anticipated cooler weather on the horizon, there’s no better time than now to get fall planting tips and do-it-yourself home project ideas — all while celebrating the fall equinox at the Galveston Home & Garden Show.

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The Bayou Theater at the University of Houston-Clear Lake knows when it has a “good thing” going, and this year is no different as it opens the 2019-20 season by keeping a longstanding opening night tradition by featuring the Mercury Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Friday at 2700 Bay Area Blvd. in Houston.

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Whatever “Mean Creek” director Jacob Estes was going for with “Don’t Let Go,” an experiment in “Memento” type writing structure, or a modern update of “Frequency,” it’s a spectacular failure.

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The Galveston Symphony Orchestra will celebrate its 40th anniversary season with an outstanding season of concerts and special events for the upcoming 2019-20 season, which will kick off Sept. 1.

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There was a time back in the ’90s, where action films had believable plots. You could have a thrill ride like “The River Wild” or “Air Force One” for instance, with brilliant lead performances, gripping action scenes and everything in the story was plausible.

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Make sure you make plans to attend the Peace & Love Tour, which is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock set for 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., in Galveston.