Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment|
April 30, 1974

Houston TV Ratings War

Fade in, interior six p.m. news set, long shot. As the picture comes closer, the familiar anchormen are relaxed and exchanging easy glances, preparing to bring you the latest news, sports, and weather. If you are standing close to the producer, you can hear the purr of his ulcer as

Books|
April 30, 1974

Texas Writers Recognized

Recently at a banquet at the Sheraton-Fort Worth, the Texas Institute of Letters announced its 1973 awards for literary excellence. Here are the winners:. . . The Carr P. Collins Award for the best nonfiction book: Lewis L. Gould for Progressives and Prohibitionists, Texas Democrats in the Wilson Era.. .

Style & Design|
March 31, 1974

Touts

PEYTON PLACE COMES TO DALLAS Bill Peyton’s antiques, ranging from the most elaborate Louis XIV or Napoleonic pieces to funky wine presses, Coca-Cola mirrors, church pulpits, and pump organs, come from all over Europe in 40-foot containers, or from estates in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. For 15 years he has

Art|
February 28, 1974

Touts

DEGAS IN DALLASBetter known for his paintings, the French Impressionist artist Edgar Degas saw only one of his seventy-three sculptures exhibited in his own lifetime. Admirers of his work today are more fortunate. Seventy pieces, on loan for the first time from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, are currently

Food|
January 31, 1974

Touts

 Everybody, Sing! If you always wanted to sing with an orchestra but no conductor ever asked you, plan to be at “The Sing,” Houston’s bright new community sing-along.“The Sing” is for anyone who wants to sing the world’s great choral favorites (yes, of course, the Hallelujah Chorus is included). No less

Sports|
January 31, 1974

Go You Wildcats, Go!

Even though Wheatley High's last teamful of stars got snapped up by eager colleges, winning is such a habit there that they just might keep on doing it.

Art|
January 1, 1974

Touts

Modern Art In HoustonSince its establishment in Dallas 6 years ago, the Janie C. Lee Gallery has been known for showing the most celebrated of contemporary American artists. In mid-December, they opened a Houston branch that promises more of the same.The initial show is a group exhibition which includes most

Arts & Entertainment|
December 1, 1973

Opera Goes Public

The path to haute culture in Texas is regularly trodden by opera buffs in four cities. Although no La Scalia or Bayreuth, the opera companies of Texas are offering some unique and innovative productions.

Art|
December 1, 1973

Touts

Future-Shocking ExhibitionHouston’s Contemporary Arts museum takes the prize again for the new and different in experimental art. Beginning sometime in mid-December (the opening date had not been selected at press time) the museum will present the combined efforts of the futuristic-oriented Ant Farm, NASA, and the Texas Medical Center, in

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