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Welcome to the Things Around Town Network!

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Things Around Town is growing! We have recently updated the site design and created network of sites to serve various cities and regions! Visit the first sites in the TAT network: Things Around Town – Main Site – All articles for all areas! Things Around Town – Orlando, Florida Things Around Town – Tampa, Florida …

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Harvey forces Houston Grand Opera to set up shop in the GRB

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After decades of staging productions in the refined space of the Wortham Theater Center, the Houston Grand Opera has a new, temporary, home for its fall season: Exhibition Hall A3.
In a move that sets up a host of juxtapositional drama, the city’s premier opera company, a group that has created work performed throughout the world, will be staging its next three performances in the George R. Brown Convention Center, a venue more accustomed to hosting business conferences, geek culture gatherings or, recently, the displaced victims of Hurricane Harvey. Read More…

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'SEAL' and 'SWAT' are the same show, but one has Boreanaz

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Teamwork is what makes TV predictable. As in, how many shows can TV support about elite police or military teams? CBS will premiere a pair of team shows this season, “SEAL Team” and “S.W.A.T,” that even putting distance between their respective premieres on Wednesday and Nov. 2 can’t hide the fact that they’re essentially the same show.
Both are action templates, one about a SWAT team, the other about a SEAL team. Each features a he-man hero. There’s an attractive woman in a position of authority in both shows. And each show has the requisite young newbie with a rebellious, rule-breaking streak that reminds each hero of himself in his younger days. Read More…

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