Entertainment
  • With a harmony-laced take on alt-folk thatís both breathtaking and sweetly ethereal, The Hunts are seven brothers and sisters whoíve been playing music together almost their entire lives.
  • The Christian film War Room pulled off an incredible box office feat this past weekend, becoming the weekendís strongest new release with $11 million despite playing on just over a thousand screens in the whole country. By comparison, the pathetic runner-up No Escape made just over $10 million with a two-day head start and nearly triple the screens.
  • Grammy-Award-winning artist and producer Art Greenhaw puts the Light Crust Doughboys through their paces Saturday night at McKinney Performing Arts Center. photo by Allen Rich
  • Featured Special Guests: Band of Faith from Sherman and By Faith Alone from Wolfe City.
  • A terrific lineup of local talent will take the garden stage of the Creative Arts Center on Saturday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. Jason Dudley, Charlie Manhart, Mark Rattan and Jared Foreman - all experienced musicians who have played with regional groups - will play an informal concert of acoustic music.
  • I can't say I blame Adam Sandler and Kevin James for choosing to do a movie where Sandler gets to save the world playing video games and James gets to play the President of the United States, but I wish they were doing so in a more thoughtful project.
  • Mike Tarzis is one of the organist who will provide the soundtrack to the silent film classics at the McKinney Performing Arts Center on Aug. 29.
  • We hope you have plans to attend our Deep Summer Bluegrass Festival August 26-29. All events are inside the air conditioned Chrystal Opry House. We have a kick-off potluck supper on Aug. 26 at 6:00 p.m. which is free for campers. If you arenít camping and wish to come, please call 903-546-6893 for more information. There will be fellowship and jamming afterwards.
  • On Sunday, September 20, from 4:00-6:00 p.m., Harmony House Concerts will host Tish Hinojosa as their performing star ("estrella"). Tish was the "hit" of every stage she performed upon, including the notable Kerrville Folk Festival, for years. photo by Natalie Rhea
  • Sinister 2 is a dreadful movie, as was the 2012 original.
  • The Sherman Community Players will be holding open auditions for The Odd Couple (female version) written by Neil Simon to launch their sixty-seventh season of live theatre in Texoma.
  • On Sunday, August 23 from 4:00-6:00 p.m., what could be more refreshing in this heat than to experience the "cool" musical talents of Bill Nash, Emilie Aronson, and Wayne Greene? Make reservations for this Harmony House show by calling 903-583-2661; reservations are $15 per person (three great performers for the price of one). It's just an "all round" bargain, so reserve your seat soon!