Tyler’s ArtWalk and Festival on the Square events are on hiatus

Tyler’s ArtWalk and Festival on the Square events are on hiatus while the Main Street Department evaluates how it will do events that fundraise and bring people to the downtown area. Main Street Department leader Beverly Abell called it “a natural part of evolution of a program.” “We are constantly reevaluating events to m…

English organist has two Tyler performances planned

David Poulter, an organist from Liverpool, England, is scheduled for two performances in Tyler. He will perform at 7:30 p.

Cliburn gold medalist opens ETSO season

East Texas Symphony Orchestra opens its season on Saturday with a concert featuring pianist Vadym Kholodenko, winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Named after the late piano genius from Kilgore, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition widely is considered the most prestigious piano competition in the world.

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Downtown Tyler Film Festival names winners

Winners of the Downtown Tyler Film Festival were announced Saturday, the last day of the fourth annual four-day celebration of filmmaking. Winning honors as “Best of the Fest” was “The Naked Leading the Blind” by Wim Vanacker, of Belgium. Other…

27 September 2014 [11:50 PM]
Model casting call this afternoon at Broadway Square Mall

From 5-7 p.m. today, Eforfashion.com and Broadway Square Mall are holding a model casting call for the fall designer runway at the Paint The Mall Pink Breast Cancer Awareness event Oct. 11. The casting, for people ages 18 to 35…

26 September 2014 [01:15 PM]
Moonlight Special train ride set for Oct. 10

The Texas State Railroad will run a special fall-themed dinner train under a full moon in October. The Moonlight Special train will depart from the Palestine Depot on Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m., according to a news release. Passengers…

23 September 2014 [11:11 PM]
East Texas Symphony to present 'lunch' event

East Texas Symphony Orchestra will present “Lunch with Symphony on the Square” as a prelude to its season debut. A string quartet will perform from 10 a.m. to noon and a brass quartet from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday…

23 September 2014 [11:09 PM]
Lights, camera, action: Downtown Tyler Film Festival

The Downtown Tyler Film Festival — a celebration of independent short filmmaking — returns to Liberty Hall, 103 E. Erwin St., with four nights of screenings beginning Wed-nesday. This year, judges received dozens of entries of films from not only…

20 September 2014 [09:11 PM]
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Cliburn gold medalist opens ETSO season

East Texas Symphony Orchestra opens its season on Saturday with a concert featuring pianist Vadym Kholodenko, winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn…

20 September 2014 [09:06 PM]
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VIDEOS: Comedian Joan Rivers dead at 81

Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger…

04 September 2014 [02:58 PM]
UT Tyler MFA alumni art exhibit Tuesday

The University of Texas at Tyler Meadows Gallery will house the UT Tyler Master of Fine Arts Alumni Art Exhibition beginning Tuesday, Ray Sikes, gallery coordinator, announced. All with art on display earned the master of fine arts degree from…

28 August 2014 [11:29 PM]
Edom Civic Theatre to perform final play

“Smoke on the Mountain,” a show that features gospel and bluegrass music, will be the final production of Edom Civic Theatre’s 2014 season. It is set for Nov. 14 through 16. In the cast are Lloyd Smith, Eddie Pirtle, Jamie…

28 August 2014 [11:17 PM]
Register for acting class at Liberty Hall

Registration is taking place for a class on improvisational acting, Liberty Hall in Tyler will host Card 53’s School of Improvisational Comedy Level 1 Improv Class set for 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 9 to Oct. 21, Jamey…

28 August 2014 [11:16 PM]
HCPAC plans stage readings for Texan Carl Williams' plays

Editor’s Note: Marcia Colbert is the executive director of Henderson County Performing Arts Center. Beginning Sept. 11, Henderson County Performing Arts Center in Athens, in association with Steve Grant Realty and Document Solutions, will present three new comedies…

28 August 2014 [11:12 PM]