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.
BC-HDY-VALENTINES-COOKING:TB — food (1550 words)
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.
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.
Members of the local community soon will have the opportunity to see the wonders of the night sky through the lens of Austin College’s observatory.
A celebration of Black History Month, including Gospel singing, praise dancing, poetry reading, fitness demonstrations, a style show, food booths and vendors, will take place at the Texomaland Black Expo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Sid Richardson Gymnasium at Austin College.