Entertainment
  • The Magnificent Seven will be performed at the Bonham Civic Center at 7 p.m. on Nov. 20 and Nov. 22. The play will start at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21 after the Bonham Christmas parade. On Sunday, November 23, the play begins at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 each for adults, $8 for seniors and students and $5 for children 12 and under. Tickets will be available in advance at the Creative Arts Center and at the door.
  • (L-R) Dakkota Foster, Gabe Parker and Holden Webster, the cast of 'Art'
  • Next Saturday, Nov 22, Tanner Young from Colbert, OK, will be playing some old country, bluegrass and gospel at the Lake Bonham Hoedown Showplace.
  • Bah! Humbug! A McKinney area tradition continues as McKinney Repertory Theatre begins rehearsals for its annual performance of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens adapted by Dr. Andrew Harris. The show is being presented in the Courtroom Theatre at the McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) with both daytime and evening performances. Scott Winchester as Ebeneezer Scrooge. photo by Kim Farrar
  • It has been twenty years since the Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey first played to the lowest common denominator in Dumb and Dumber. Though Daniels certainly held his own as one half of the dimwitted duo (as a matter of fact, the film wouldn’t have worked without the excellent chemistry of both actors), the film was often seen as a vehicle for Carrey, who was quickly becoming one of the biggest stars in Hollywood.
  • On Friday, November 21, from 7:00-9:00 p.m., Harmony House Concerts introduces native-born Texas singer-songwriter Allie Farris, who currently lives in Nashville and is quickly becoming a "rising star." In fact, this concert had to be pushed back a week after Allie was invited to play at Lincoln Center in New York City.
  • This past weekend brought not one, but two new films that made over $50 million in their debut. Their numbers were pretty close, so I’ve decided to review them both.
  • The Austin College Music Department will present the annual Fall Chamber Music and Jazz Concert on November 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Wynne Chapel on the Austin College campus. Under the direction of Austin College Mosher Professor of Music Dr. Ricky Duhaime, the concert is free and open to the public.
  • Trace Adkins will bring The Christmas Show to Municipal Auditorium in Greenville December 5.
  • The Bonham Big Band Express, Bonham's own jazz band, will play this Saturday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bonham Civic Center (formerly known as the Armory) on Sam Rayburn Drive just west of the Sam Rayburn Library. The concert is free. Come hear great tunes from the '30s through the '90s.
  • Austin College students and faculty will perform an anniversary concert, "Twenty-Five Years of Freedom," at Wynne Chapel on November 19 at 5:00 p.m. Presented by the Austin College German program and members of the music department, the concert and a reception following are free and open to the public.
  • Local members of the choirs are senior Sarah Davis, junior Clarice Davidchik, and sophomore Libby Jennings, all of Sherman, plus senior Phillip Peterman and sophomore Hunter Sartor of Denison.