Groups' mission is to inspire arts

Christian Kay, 17, locked himself in his room and practiced playing cello for hours the first day he brought the instrument home. He had just taken up violin, but the look of the cello case in the corner of his Caldwell Elementary school band hall drew him away. Kay’s excitement fueled hours of practice, feeding his ability. He excelled…

Playful girl needs forever family

This week’s “Children are a Gift” foster child has been through more at the age of 8 than most of us will suffer in a lifetime. But Mary has been blessed with resilience.

YWAM Tyler to host third annual INSPIRE conference

When Josh Langer came to East Texas 14 years ago from his native Germany, he was young and, by his own admission, had a limited view of the world and of himself. But a speaker he heard during a Youth With a Mission (YWAM) Tyler event shared facts about the work God was doing around the world and the message affected Langer, who is now YWAM

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Groups' mission is to inspire arts

Christian Kay, 17, locked himself in his room and practiced playing cello for hours the first day he brought the instrument home.…

28 February 2015 [11:01 PM]
Tickets available to WSL Ball Friday

Women’s Symphony League of Tyler’s 60th annual ball, “Heart Strings, A Night of Celebration,” will take place Friday night at Harvey Convention Center. The fundraiser for East Texas Symphony Orchestra features food and dancing. Highlights include the presentation of Junior…

28 February 2015 [08:03 PM]
Solo violinist to highlight concert at KC

The Kilgore College Music and Dance Department and LeitmotivArts will present a free concert featuring solo violinist Andrej Kurti on Monday. “Road to Carnegie,” is set for 7:30 p.m. in Van Cliburn Auditorium at Kilgore College, according to an announcement…

28 February 2015 [07:59 PM]
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Playful girl needs forever family

This week’s “Children are a Gift” foster child has been through more at the age of 8 than most of us will…

28 February 2015 [07:57 PM]
Showcase puts entertainment in the spotlight

The Tyler Morning Telegraph is adding a new weekly special section to better serve its readers across East Texas. Beginning this week, the Saturday paper will include television “Showcase,” a weeklong listing of television programs. “This is something that our…

27 February 2015 [11:43 PM]
50 Reasons

One of the activities I often use when conducting a women’s retreat is to have the participants number a page from one to 50. Then, I ask them to write down all the accomplishments in their life, as well as…

27 February 2015 [10:45 PM]
Fiesta Cristianas event planned today

Fiesta Cristianas is scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. today at 201 Mill St. in Alto. El Roi 7, a Christian band from Greenville, is scheduled to perform. A free bike raffle is scheduled and food will be served. Call…

27 February 2015 [10:43 PM]
Folk musician Florian set to perform Thursday

Folk musician William Florian aims to remind audience members “Those Were the Days” when he takes the Dodson Auditorium stage on Tuesday. It’s the last show of Kilgore Community Concert Association’s 2014-2015 season. According to a KCCA press release, Florian’s…

26 February 2015 [11:50 PM]
Choirs to perform on Saturday

The combined choirs of The University of Texas at Tyler and Tyler Junior College will perform together at 6 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 230 W. Rusk St. The concert will feature UT Tyler’s Patriot Singers and University Chorale…

26 February 2015 [11:49 PM]
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Purple Hulls perform Sunday

THE FINE ARTS SERIES of First Presbyterian Church, 230 W. Rusk St., will present Purple Hulls at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Siblings…

26 February 2015 [11:20 PM]
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Lifelong learning

“Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” — Thomas Huxley One mistake young people make is believing…

24 February 2015 [10:42 PM]
Food writer inspires a hunger for seasonality

Richard Olney was an American living in France whose cookbooks, notably 1970’s “The French Menu Cookbook” and 1974’s “Simple French Food,” would inspire the birth of what is now called California cuisine, and focus greater attention on the interplay of…

24 February 2015 [09:13 PM]
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Chasing Mole poblano perfection

If you find yourself in Beverly Hills, Calif., you should head a couple of blocks south of Wilshire Boulevard to a restaurant…

24 February 2015 [09:11 PM]
List of 87th Academy Award winners

List of winners at Sunday's 87th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best picture: "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)." Actor: Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything." Actress: Julianne Moore, "Still Alice."…

23 February 2015 [05:50 AM]