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Tweens Read is FREE: Houston Area Kids Can Meet Favorite Authors & Learn About New Authors!

Focused on 5th-8th Graders, Tweens Read is an annual celebration of reading. Hosted by the Blue Willow Bookshop, this event gives kids, parents, teachers, and librarians the opportunity to hear authors talk about their work, to hear samples of dozens

Tweens Read is FREE: Houston Area Kids Can Meet Favorite Authors & Learn About New Authors!

Focused on 5th-8th Graders, Tweens Read is an annual celebration of reading. Hosted by the Blue Willow Bookshop, this event gives kids, parents, teachers, and librarians the opportunity to hear authors talk about their work, to hear samples of dozens

“Certain Women” Is As Bland And Unimportant As It’s Poster

Certain Women is flat and dead, and it is supposed to be, but one struggles to understand why this film needed to be made at all. In a time of gun control issues, racial and police conflict, healthcare reform and

“Certain Women” Is As Bland And Unimportant As It’s Poster

Certain Women is flat and dead, and it is supposed to be, but one struggles to understand why this film needed to be made at all. In a time of gun control issues, racial and police conflict, healthcare reform and

Hightlights From TweensRead – One Moderators View

TweensRead is an annual convention with the goal of connecting authors to their young readers. Throughout the day there are a series of panels offered, each with a set of authors who answer questions from the attendees. This Saturday was the 2016

Hightlights From TweensRead – One Moderators View

TweensRead is an annual convention with the goal of connecting authors to their young readers. Throughout the day there are a series of panels offered, each with a set of authors who answer questions from the attendees. This Saturday was the 2016

“The Most Magnificent Thing” Encourages Girls to Invent and Persevere

One day a regular girl has an extraordinary idea. She wants to make a magnificent thing. She has a vision of how the thing will work, what it will look like and devises a plan to make it happen. She

“The Most Magnificent Thing” Encourages Girls to Invent and Persevere

One day a regular girl has an extraordinary idea. She wants to make a magnificent thing. She has a vision of how the thing will work, what it will look like and devises a plan to make it happen. She

Maggie’s Plan is Forgettable, Muddled and Unsatisfying

Maggie (Greta Gerwig) wants to have a baby so badly, that she’s ready to be artificially inseminated to do so. This odd bird, who dresses like a WWII school girl, has just inseminated herself when, alas- the doorbell rings! Who

Maggie’s Plan is Forgettable, Muddled and Unsatisfying

Maggie (Greta Gerwig) wants to have a baby so badly, that she’s ready to be artificially inseminated to do so. This odd bird, who dresses like a WWII school girl, has just inseminated herself when, alas- the doorbell rings! Who

Movie Review: “City of Gold” is a Charming Bio-Doc About One of America’s Last Great Food Critics

 Jonathan Gold is one of the most influential people in creating the concept of how the city of Los Angeles views itself. As a long-time food critic he taught L.A. residents about the value of seeking out authentic ethnic foods

Movie Review: “City of Gold” is a Charming Bio-Doc About One of America’s Last Great Food Critics

 Jonathan Gold is one of the most influential people in creating the concept of how the city of Los Angeles views itself. As a long-time food critic he taught L.A. residents about the value of seeking out authentic ethnic foods

Movie Review: “Krisha”Documents a Life Undone

Watching Krisha is like watching an artistically rendered reality television show gone off the rails. The remarkable acting talent of Krisha Fairchild, matched with the deft direction of debut filmmaker Trey Edward Shults, makes for an epic film going experience.

Movie Review: “Krisha”Documents a Life Undone

Watching Krisha is like watching an artistically rendered reality television show gone off the rails. The remarkable acting talent of Krisha Fairchild, matched with the deft direction of debut filmmaker Trey Edward Shults, makes for an epic film going experience.