The Pulitzer Prize-winning play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof may have been written in the 1950s, but the story line is as relevant today as it was then. It’s a family at odds, splitting apart from lies, deceit, greed, sex, alcoholism, indifference, love, hate, life and death - situations that have plagued mankind from the beginning.
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ZHUHAI, China - The polar bears pace back and forth in their enclosure, heads lolling as they turn, their distress apparent. Chinese tourists crowd around display windows to snap quick close-ups on their phones.
ROSES AND VIOLETS
Violette Verdy, the French-born New York City Ballet star and one of the leading ballerinas of the 20th century, who was also the first female director of the Paris Opera Ballet and a distinguished dance professor, died Feb. 8 in Bloomington, Indiana. She was 82.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Red Lobster’s surprise mention in a new Beyonce song is showing the Orlando-based restaurant chain the power of pop music, and the fickle nature of social media.
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Cranky is a condition best met with afternoon tea. That’s why the tradition was devised. So when our team of travelers got testy, we split up; the boys stomped one way, the girls to tea.
Hailing from Buenos Aires, Josefina Asconape (who performs simply as Josefina) spent her childhood and most of her adult life living in different countries. Among the many she has spent time in (everywhere from Italy to China to Japan to Belgium), Paris appears to be the most influential in her pursuit of music. In France, she began her musical tenure singing jazz standards and French songs.
For varsity choir students wondering if they would like to pursue music education, Sherman High School choir director Anna Clarkson gave her students the opportunity to mentor fourth grade students in the all-city choir before their first performance Tuesday night.
Students with Grayson College’s Cosmetology Department will once again be hosting Sweetheart Princess Day on Friday. This semester, the event benefits the Grayson County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals by collecting items needed by the agency.