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The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce announced American country singer, songwriter, and Grammy winner, Tim Nichols, as the headlining entertainment for its 174th annual meeting and gala set for 6:30 p.m. Jan. 11 in the Davidson Ballroom at The Tremont House at 2300 Ship’s Mechanic Row …

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The inaugural Galveston Island Film Festival and Conference begins at 9 a.m. today and will conclude at 6 p.m. Sunday at a variety of venues across the island.

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The ninth annual Galveston Island Shrimp Festival is set for this weekend in Galveston.

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There are simply not enough films with Oscar winner Emma Thompson at the forefront. Director Richard Eyre (“Notes on a Scandal” and “Iris”) has crafted a rousing performance vehicle that could land Thompson back in awards consideration. The Children Act is written by Ian McEwan (“Atonement”)…

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Former Google employee Aneesh Chaganty’s first film “Searching” has an uphill battle, thanks to disposable horror film “Unfriended.” The latest disposable feature film trend moves from iPhone-shot movies, to having everything displayed on a computer screen, webcam, FaceTime or security foota…

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For those unfamiliar with the story, “Papillon” will provide a few moments of heightened suspense. The script works hard to keep the narrative moving, however with so much story to tell and years to cover, the monotony sets in eventually. Each prison location whether it’s the transport ship,…

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The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will have its annual Shrimp Boil and Dance from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Nessler Park Rotary Pavilion at 1800 Fifth Ave. N. in Texas City (in case of rain, it’ll be held inside the Nessler Center).

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I’ll admit, when I first heard the title “Crazy Rich Asians”, I thought this was some insensitive comedy spoof. Turns out, it might be one of the most talked about and celebrated films of the summer. It’s based off a best-selling book that is the first part of a trilogy; something Warner Bro…

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The 47th annual Good Ole Days Festival and BBQ Cook-off, sponsored by the Hitchcock Chamber of Commerce, will kick off today at the Good Ole Days fairgrounds at 300 state Highway 6 in Hitchcock.

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Galveston Island has had its fair share of appearances in movies over the years. “Evening Star” the 1996 sequel to acclaimed “Terms of Endearment” being the most notable. “Tree of Life” (2011) featured the west side of the island while 2016’s shark attack film “The Shallows” mentioned Galves…