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Explore paleontology, and ancient civilization
HOUSTON - Last week, I wrote part one in a two-part Traveling Soldier series about the Houston Museum of Natural Science. While I truly enjoyed the museum in its entirety, I’m much more excited to write this week’s column because these are the parts I enjoyed the most. I’m just going to say it – I have a thing for dinosaurs. And for anyone who’s been following the Traveling Soldier since I first began working at the Sentinel in 2012, this probably isn’t a surprise because I’ve written about dinosaurs before in San Antonio. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is home to one of the largest paleontology halls in the world – larger than the length of a football field. But its size isn’t what’s so great about it. Rather, it’s the way the museum has displayed the ancient dinosau...
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Concert Connection
April 18 Umphrey’s McGee Umphrey’s McGee will perform at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Stubb’s BBQ in Austin. Turbo Suit Turbo Suit will perform at 11 p.m. Saturday at Stubb’s BBQ in Austin. April 19 Neil Diamond Neil Diamond will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday at Frank Erwin Center in Austin. April 21 Caitlin Rose Caitlin Rose will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Stubb’s BBQ in Austin. April 22 The Ting Tings The Ting Tings will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Emo’s in Austin. April 27 The Who The Who will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 27 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin. May 1 Cherub Cherub will perform at 8 p.m. May 1 at Stubb’s BBQ in Austin. May 10 Boz Scaggs Boz Scaggs will perform at 8 p.m. May 10 at Moody Theater in Austin. May 13 Dave Matthews Band Dave Matthews Band will perfo...
 
Calendar of Events
Fort Hood Calendar of Events
April 17-19 Chart Your Course The Fort Hood unit of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps will be having a new member orientation presentation for prospective members at 8 p.m. Friday and another at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bldg. 40054 on Motor Pool Road on Fort Hood. Prospective cadets are invited to stay through the weekend and give us a try. To RSVP or ask questions, email aaron@thetexasandersons.com. The USNSCC is a nonprofit civilian youth program for Americans ages 10 through 17 that meets and drills one weekend a month and provides youth compelling, life-changing programs that instill the values of teamwork, discipline, camaraderie and service through partnerships with the nation’s armed forces. For more information visit www.seacadets.org or www.travisdiv.org, email recruiting@travisdiv...
 
Across Central Texas
Across Central Texas
Austin Adventures in Wonderland The Ransom Center celebrates 150 years of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” with an exhibition for the curious and curiouser of all ages. Learn about Lewis Carroll and the real Alice who inspired his story. See one of the few surviving copies of the first edition of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” Discover the rich array of personal and literary references that Carroll incorporated throughout Alice. Explore the surprising transformations of Alice and her story as they have traveled through time and across continents. Follow the White Rabbit’s path through the exhibition, have a tea party or watch a 1933 paper filmstrip that has been carefully treated by Ransom Center conservators. The center’s vast collections offer a new look at a story that has d...
 
 
 
Traveling Soldier
Explore paleontology, and ancient civilization
HOUSTON - Last week, I wrote part one in a two-part Traveling Soldier series about the Houston Museum of Natural Science. While I truly enjoyed the museum in its entirety, I’m much more excited to write this week’s column because these are the parts I enjoyed the most. I’m just going to say it – I have a thing for dinosaurs. And for anyone who’s been following the Traveling Soldier since I first began working at the Sentinel in 2012, this probably isn’t a surprise because I’ve written about dinosaurs before in San Antonio. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is home to one of the largest paleontology halls in the world – larger than the length of a football field. But its size isn’t what’s so great about it. Rather, it’s the way the museum has displayed the ancient dinosau...
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