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Palo Duro Canyon State Park: “Texas” – the Musical

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For our last evening, we had planned to see the musical “Texas”, which is being performed in the amphitheatre down on the canyon floor during summertime. We had already nosed around some in this place in the afternoon. The whole … Continue reading

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Watching German TV Live Here

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That’s possible with a little technical effort: connect our big TV-screen in the den to my laptop via HDMI cable, and access the German TV station via the internet, using Freedome [yes, with the “e”], a VPN “tunnel “supplied by … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Sheriff

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That was the first movie in this year’s “Movies under the Stars” series on the former LBJ Ranch, now the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, in Stonewall/TX this year. This performance not only commemorated the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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“Hamilton” at the Majestic

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Two weeks ago we went to see the musical “Hamilton” at the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio. When I was asked what the musical was like, my answer was: “different!” One really needs to get used to the fact that … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 19 [Memphis/TN – The Music Scene]

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For that day, June 3, 2018, we had planned to do something that, in addition to visiting Graceland [which we did on our last day in Memphis], Mary had really wanted to, i.e. visit some of the famous music studios/museums … Continue reading

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Nobody …

… can comment a soccer match as enthusiatically and shout “gol” for such a long time – listening to it feels like minutes going by – as those hispanic commentators on our Spanish-speaking soccer channel on TV. Niemand … … … Continue reading

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Bach at Luckenbach

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A few weeks ago, on June 15, the Fredericksburg Community Orchestras presented “Bach at Luckenbach/TX”, an evening of classical and fiddle music in historic Luckenbach, Texas. Bach in Luckenbach Vor ein paar Wochen, am 15. Juni, präsentierten die Fredericksburg Community … Continue reading

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The Copa Kings Performing in Fredericksburg

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Yesterday in the evening there was another of the summer concerts arranged by the PCAA [Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance] in the Adelsvereinshalle on the Marktplatz here in Fredericksburg. This time it was the Copa Kings, an Austin/TX-based jazz band that … Continue reading

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“Riverdance” at the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio

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Last night we were in San Antonio, at the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio for a performance of the group “Riverdance“: quite an experience. Music, choreography and, most of all, their (step) dancing were absolutely fabulous. “Riverdance” im Majestic Theater … Continue reading

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Movies under the Stars

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Last night there was the last screening in this year’s “Movies under the Stars” events at the LBJ Ranch in Stonewall/TX, or, as it’s officially known, the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. The movie shown was “The Sound of … Continue reading