Arts and Entertainment

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Katy Based Horror Publisher Helping Authors and Harvey Victims

  KATY (Covering Katy News) — Stitched Smile Publications, a Katy-based independent publishing house that specializes in the horror genre, is selling a book to benefit Harvey relief. The book is a compilation of frightening stories titled “Hydrophobia.” A group of authors pooled their talents and donated their stories for the anthology. The book is […]

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Hundreds of Kids and Parents turn out for the Opera performance of Hansel and Gretel in Katy

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – There were 300 chairs set up for the Opera to Go! presentation of Hansel and Gretel on Saturday morning in the City of Katy, and all the chairs were needed.  It was a big turnout for the audience who watched soprano Kaitlyn Stavinoha provide a wonderful performance of Gretel […]

The cast of Tammy, a show from earlier this season. KVPAC photo

KVPAC Needs Your Help Following Harvey Floods

  The following letter is from the Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center. KVPAC is a wonderful non-profit organization that adds texture, and culture to our community.  The wonderful work of organizations like KVPAC is what makes our community great. If you can give, they surely can use your help. Dennis Spellman Founder, Covering Katy […]

Galveston Craft Beer Festival Starts Tonight

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy) – Katy beer lovers who are willing to travel to Galveston will be pleased to know that Hurricane Harvey has not stopped the 8th annual BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival. The event has been delayed due to last month’s flooding, but it won’t be stopped. Organizers have rescheduled it for November 24-26. There […]


Cinco Thespians on the Road to State

  The Cinco Ranch Theatre Company’s Kaia Helmer and Alyssa Watkins will be performing Monday night Nov. 20, 2107, on the mainstage at the Thespian Festival. They won the honor by being one of the six best performances at the state festival. Also, Hannah Schacht, Skyler Sadler, Katelyn Young, Rachel Regner, and Chailey Bettis qualified […]

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Beckendorff Student Among Top Performers at Great Composers Competition

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – Saniya Burman, 13, is a 7th-grade Violist at Beckendorff Jr. high in Katy. She recently won third place in the “Best Debussy Performance” portion of the Great Composers Competition. The Great Composers Competition is a series of international musical events for young instrumentalists, singers, and ensembles. She learned viola from […]