Arts Council News & Events

Why We Sing

Brenham Children's Chorus

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The Brenham Children's Chorus ensembles will present "Why We Sing" and "At the Bandstand" on Saturday, May 14 at 2 pm at the Dr. W.W. O'Donnell Performing Arts Center, Blinn College.


Michael Patterson

Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church

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Tenor Michael Patterson will be the featured soloist for the Plass Music Series at 2 p.m. May 15 at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Downtown Bryan. Now assistant choir director at Rudder High School, Patterson earned a Master’s degree in Voice from the University of Illinois and has performed with the Austin Opera. Accompanied by Saint Andrew’s music director Linda Patterson, his program will consist of Bible songs, folk songs and opera arias. The program is free and open to the public


Open a Book, Open a World; Reading and Conversation

Friends of the Library

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Children’s Authors to Appear at College Station LibraryChildren’s authors Kwame Alexander, Susan Fletcher and Van Garrett will be special guests for readings, conversations and book signings at the Larry J. Ringer Library in College Station Sunday, May 1. The program begins at 2 p.m. New York Times bestseller Alexander will discuss his book Acoustic Rooster, local prize-winning writer Fletcher will read from Journey of the Pale Bear, and Garrett will showcase his new book Kicks. The program is free and open to the public. For more information see

Organists, Wind Quintet to Play on First Friday

Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church

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Organists, Wind Quintet to Play on First Friday, May 6. First Friday at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Downtown Bryan will feature entertainment by the Brazos Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and a wind ensemble. Local organists will play on the 45-rank Pilcher organ from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The prize-winning Axiom Wind Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Visitors may also take self-guided tours of the ornate stained-glass windows lining the church and ring one of the few remaining rope bells in the area.

Shark Tale

George Bush Presidential Library & Museum

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On Friday, May 27th the George Bush Museum and Library will be kicking off the Summer Film Series with the movie "Shark Tale". Bring your blankets and lawn chairs as we enjoy this film under the stars. Games and free refreshments (while supplies last) will begin at 7 p.m., and the movie will start just after sundown. You may bring your coolers, but please no pets or glass containers.