Into the woods
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The awards season is officially underway, and anticipation will begin in earnest after the winners are announced at the Golden Globe ceremony this Sunday. This event sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press has never been a huge indicator of whom Oscar will favor, but because it splits the film categories into “Drama” and “Comedy or Musical” there are twice as many winners, and that offers much more exposure for top competitors.

‘Into the Woods’

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James Brown’s Gumbo House and Grill has been making a name for itself throughout Southeast Texas for nearly two years by serving up not only scrumptious soups and gumbo, but also chicken fried steaks, burgers, sandwiches, and fried seafood with Cajun flair.

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Four talented musicians and actors were handpicked by Louise Harrison, sister of

Who would have thought that four teenagers in Liverpool, England, would go on to form the greatest rock band of their era and some 50 years later still remain as relevant and influential as they were back in 1962?

No real introduction is needed for Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, the late John Lennon and George Harrison — simply known as the Beatles.

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Visiting a friend’s home the other day, I witnessed something that I’m not sure I will ever forget. The family had a new, furry puppy, and who doesn’t love seeing a little fellow run and play, attempt to chase his own tail, pounce on a small rubber ball, and try to mimic the big dogs in the house? This pup’s little legs were very short and he was plump, but boy, did he get around on the hardwood floors.

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Since announcing in a column here several weeks ago that my wife and I each have a new, high-end Android smart phone, several people have asked me what apps we put on our respective phones.

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