BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

April 4, 2013

A Fond Farewell: Jess Wade’s Final Chorale Concert

On May 5, Jess Wade will mark 25 years as director of the Brazos Valley Chorale with a farewell concert. This is a conversation about that milestone.

Some 25 years ago, a jet-haired Jess Wade arrived in the Brazos Valley. Soon, as well as directing choruses at Texas A&M University, Wade became artistic director and conductor of the community-wide Brazos Valley Chorale. This spring the now silver-haired Wade is to conduct his last concert of the BV Chorale before retirement. Wade looks back at his quarter century directing the chorale and forward to his farewell concert, to be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 5, at Christ United Methodist Church in College Station.

April 4, 2013

Filmmakers tell a Hymn’s history to share a story of faith

After college, Stacie Graber taught homeschool students and organized a summer drama camp. She taught piano and drama lessons in the area. Along the way, she decided to teach and spread a specific message: that God’s love is not denying. To do that, Graber began work on a film she named “Indescribable.”
April 4, 2013

You’re the Tops Luncheon Honors ’13 in 13′

On April 27, the Prenatal Clinic will pause in its daily mission of ensuring every pregnant mother and unborn baby receive the medical care they need to be healthy to recognize “13 in 13” at the annual You’re the Tops luncheon.
April 4, 2013

Don’t Miss Event: Party with the Power of the Purse

Designer handbags, sunglasses and jewelry from $20 to $2,000 … sound like your kind of event?

When the Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center (BVRC) hosts the annual Power of the Purse fundraiser, it’s a night of bling and swing that includes firemen modeling purses, a live and silent auction and great food.

April 4, 2013

Coach Gary Blair’s Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of Coach Gary Blair’s Annual Celebrity Golf Classic benefitting Special Olympics Texas. You can join him in the celebration on May 2-3.
 
April 4, 2013

Publisher’s Desk

This month’s cover story is both about lupus, which is not uncommon but is not well understood, and about a side trip into Steroid Induced Psychosis, which is very uncommon but which can affect anyone taking even a dose pack of prednisone, so worth sharing. More than that, it is meant as a guide to surviving the medical maw – dropped from daily life into the healthcare system – from both the doctor’s point of view as he
April 2, 2013

Downtown Bryan Celebrates Women Artists

The Kyle House, The Frame Gallery, Square One & Art 979 Gallery @ The Village are coming together to present over 15 women artists to the Brazos Valley during April & May. An artist reception will be held from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on April 4 at Kyle House. 
April 2, 2013

Guns & Hoses Basketball Game

The Bryan Police Department and Bryan Fire Department will be joining together for the 1st ever Guns & Hoses Basketball Game, Sunday, April 7, at 4:00pm to raise money for the Brazos Valley Boys and Girls Club. 
April 2, 2013

Annual Broomball Fundraiser For Domestic Violence Awareness

Bryan, College Station, and Brazos County Law Enforcement and Community Agencies are gearing up to compete in Broomball 2013 at the 7th Annual Broomball Tournament hosted by the Brazos County Coalition Against Domestic Violence (BCCADV). Held at the Sprint Ice Center, the Broomball tournament will be on Friday, April 12 at 5:45pm.
April 2, 2013

The Stage is Set for World Premiere of Neil Berg’s Phantoms of the Opera

Left Field Productions, Neil Berg, Adam Friedson and MSC OPAS at Texas A&M University will be presenting the world premiere of The Phantoms of the Opera April 4-5 in Texas A&M University's Rudder Auditorium.
April 2, 2013

This Weekend: First Friday and Chilifest

Enjoy First Friday in Downtown Bryan this Friday, April 5. 
April 2, 2013

Local Business: University Title Company Earns Third In Best Companies To Work For

University Title Company has maintained its title as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas for the sixth consecutive year and earning third place in the small employer category for 2013. 
April 2, 2013

Volunteers Needed for Texas Trash Off and Brazos Valley Earth Day!

Keep Brazos Beautiful is Seeking Volunteers and Team Captains for the Annual Don't Mess with Texas Trash-Off on Saturday, April 13, and Brazos Valley Earth Day on Saturday, April 20!

April 2, 2013

Ride-along with the Bryan Police via Twitter Thursday

Do you want to spend this Thursday evening patrolling the streets with an Officer from the Bryan Police Department? If you’re on Twitter, you can. 

 

March 27, 2013

Say ‘Howdy’ to a Fresh Share of Farm Produce

***UPDATE MARCH 2013:

Howdy Farm is now accepting applications for the Spring CSA program. Apply now through March 29 by noon