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For a state perceived as largely desert, Texas has an “insanely diverse” number of water habitats. That includes approximately 1,100 public impoundments covering 1.7 million acres, and 191,000 miles of rivers and streams.

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I can roll perfect dinner rolls with either hand. At the same time.

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Camerata San Antonio will highlight the works of Clara Schumann at its next concert, “The Beautiful Soul,” in Kerrville on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 3 p.m., and in Boerne on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m.

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Back in my road band days, a singer I knew was accepted to attend John Davidson’s Singer Summer Camp–a place for young entertainers to learn how to perform on stage. It was exciting to know someone who knew John Davidson. After all, John Davidson was “a star” in the 1970s — a Broadway leadin…

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The five-person a cappella group Backtrack Vocals, which in June won Season Six of “America’s Got Talent,” will perform on Sunday, Nov. 17, in Fredericksburg.

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Our Lady Of the Hills High School students are logging extra hours in the library.  

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Auditions for FTC’s Winter Musical Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein will be held at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 4 and 5 at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 U.S. 87 South in Fredericksburg. 

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John Davidson, star of television, stage and film, host of “The Hollywood Squares” and Las Vegas headliner, will appear at Kerrville’s Cailloux Performances on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St., Kerrville.

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As with many a Halloween decorating scheme, this one started with a simple idea that got out of hand. In five years, a few floating candles have blazed into a full-blown reproduction of the magical Diagon Alley from the world of Harry Potter books and movies.

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This weekend will be the final three performances for the Fredericksburg Theater Company’s fall drama, “12 Angry Men.” 

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Tickets are now on sale for the Fredericksburg Theater Company’s sixth annual fundraiser, “Return To The Cabaret!” The production will play one night only, Friday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m., at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 U.S. 87 South, Fredericksburg. The show stars guest performer Donald…

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In the Roaring Twenties, a surging economy created an era of mass consumerism, as Jazz-Age flappers flouted Prohibition laws and the Harlem Renaissance redefined arts and culture. The Point Theatre in Ingram invites you to experience “These Shining Lives,” the fascinating 1920s historical dr…

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When area fans of ’70s and ’80s-era Electric Light Orchestra sit down to hear A New World Record tribute band this Saturday, it will be a “rare opportunity” according to Nigel Holland.

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A young girl sits on one of Anat Ronen’s chalk creations. Ronen, of Houston, will create a large three-dimensional street painting at this year’s Kerrville Chalk Festival, which gets underway today at Peterson Plaza in downtown Kerrville. The free event will feature an estimated 95 artists, …

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Hill Country fans of the music of the Electric Light Orchestra will have the opportunity to see and hear one of its few tribute bands when A New World Record performs at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St.

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Recognized as a Grammy Award-nominated string quartet for 17 seasons, Camerata San Antonio will perform as a trio for its next concert, PRISM, in Kerrville at 3 p.m. Saturday and  in Boerne on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

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A celebratory opening night gala is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday in the a of the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, followed by a performance of the Fredericksburg Theater Company’s fall drama, “12 Angry Men.” 

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The Symphony of the Hills still has seats at all levels available for its season-opening concert, Swan Songs, starting at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Cailloux Theater in Kerrville.

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In a 12-hour period, I was stung on the bum by a scorpion, zapped on the forearm by a red wasp and stepped barefoot in a trail of red ants. It was kind of exhilarating, in a hurty sorta way. And it’s not like I was Indiana Jones-ing. The scorpion got me in bed, the wasp while getting the mai…

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A part of every symphony artistic director’s job description is helping create the musical theme for each concert. Eugene Dowdy, who is both artistic director and conductor for Kerrville’s Symphony of the Hills, had a higher purpose in mind when putting together the program for the opening c…

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The Hill Country Arts Foundation will offer a taste of the roaring ’20s with its upcoming fall drama, “These Shining Lives.” 

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Country artist Mark Wills hit the charts at the tender age of 23 with “Jacob’s Ladder,” from his self-titled debut album. He’s been back on the charts 16 times, joined The Grand Ole Opry this year and will be in Kerrville this weekend.