9/27: Meet best-selling Author JA Jance!

9/27: Meet best-selling Author JA Jance!

J.A. Jance will be at the Knicely Conference Center Wednesday, September 27, at 6 p.m. Audience members will enjoy a presentation by the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than 60 works of contemporary mystery. A book signing will follow.  Jance’s...
Community Read Along with HOTEL INC @ Rice

Community Read Along with HOTEL INC @ Rice

Join HOTEL INC for a four-part book discussion led by Dr. Katy Attanasi Barker and featuring the book POVERTY, BY AMERICA (Matthew Desmond). Why does poverty persist in one of the richest nations in the world? Why do millions of families go without food and housing,...
Movies at the Capitol | Almost Famous

Movies at the Capitol | Almost Famous

Set in 1973, this film chronicles the funny and often poignant coming of age of 15-year-old William, an unabashed music fan who is inspired by the seminal bands of the time. When his love of music lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview the...
Movies at the Capitol | The Straight Story

Movies at the Capitol | The Straight Story

Director David Lynch shows a compassionate and mainstream side in this film about a retired farmer and widower in his 70s. Alvin Straight (Richard Farnsworth) learns one day that his distant brother Lyle (Harry Dean Stanton) has suffered a stroke and may not recover....
Movies at the Capitol | Enter the Dragon

Movies at the Capitol | Enter the Dragon

Fifty years after his untimely death, Bruce Lee explodes onto the screen in the film that rocketed him to international superstardom, Enter The Dragon. Recruited by an intelligence agency, martial arts student Lee (Lee–Fists of Fury, The Chinese Connection)...