The place is the Deep South, the time 1948, just prior to the civil rights movement. Having recently demolished another car, Daisy Werthan, a rich, sharp-tongued Jewish widow of seventy-two, is informed by her son, Boolie, that henceforth she must rely on the services of a chauffeur. The person he hires for the job is a thoughtful, unemployed black man, Hoke, whom Miss Daisy immediately regards with disdain and who, in turn, is not impressed with his employer’s patronizing tone and, he believes, her latent prejudice. But, in a series of absorbing scenes spanning twenty-five years, the two, despite their mutual differences, grow ever closer to, and more dependent on, each other, until, eventually, they become almost a couple. Slowly and steadily the dignified, good-natured Hoke breaks down the stern defenses of the ornery old lady, as she teaches him to read and write and, in a gesture of good will and shared concern, invites him to join her at a banquet in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. As the play ends Hoke has a final visit with Miss Daisy, now ninety-seven and confined to a nursing home, and while it is evident that a vestige of her fierce independence and sense of position still remain, it is also movingly clear that they have both come to realize they have more in common than they ever believed possible—and that times and circumstances would ever allow them to publicly admit.
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all-day RGV Family Summer Adventure Chal... @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
RGV Family Summer Adventure Chal... @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
May 27 – Aug 24 all-day
RGV Family Summer Adventure Challenge May 27 – August 26 Get outside and enjoy the outdoors with the Family Summer Adventure Challenge. Families with children visit different nature centers, parks and refuges of the Rio... Read more »
10:00 AM Children’s China Exhibit @ Children's Museum of Brownsvile
Children’s China Exhibit @ Children's Museum of Brownsvile
Jun 10 @ 10:00 AM – Sep 10 @ 5:00 PM
Check out Children’s China now at the Children’s Museum of Brownsville! The CMB is the only museum in Texas to host this exhibit. Features: Panda Reserve Market Home School Park Restaurant The Great Achievement Hall
10:00 AM PlyWork & Bent Steam @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
10:00 AM Permanent Collection Exhibition ... @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Permanent Collection Exhibition ... @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jul 8 @ 10:00 AM – Sep 16 @ 4:00 PM
We kicked off July 8 and will have this wonderful collection up on the walls until mid-September. The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art celebrates its 80th birthday with an exhibition of the permanent collection. In... Read more »
10:00 AM Religious Iconography Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Religious Iconography Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jul 14 @ 10:00 AM – Sep 30 @ 4:00 PM
This Religious Iconography Exhibit is centered on the artistic expression of religious themes. This collection, in major part, is the private property of BHA employee, Eugene Fernandez. Items within this collection were gathered over a... Read more »
all-day Back to School Sales at Gateway @ Back to School Sale
Back to School Sales at Gateway @ Back to School Sale
Jul 29 – Sep 30 all-day
Back to School Sale 25 % off Instructional Supplies. Extended Hours Monday thru Friday 8 am to 8pm Saturday 9am to 4pm Free laminating while supplies last.
7:00 AM Fly Me To The Moon @ Brownsville Event Center
Fly Me To The Moon @ Brownsville Event Center
Aug 10 @ 7:00 AM – Sep 27 @ 11:00 AM
Join Leadership Brownsville Board of Directors for the first ‘Fly Me To The Moon’ Inaugural Class Black and White Fundraiser! Kick start the weekend with an exciting and fun filled event! Live music by the... Read more »
all-day Southmost Branch Library: Story ... @ Southmost Branch Library
Southmost Branch Library: Story ... @ Southmost Branch Library
Aug 23 all-day
Join the Brownsville Public Library for Story Time! Visit the library website for book information and times.
7:00 PM End of the Rainbow Auditions @ Camille Playhouse
all-day Cyclobia 2017
6:30 PM Cyclobia Brownsville: Back To Sc...
Cyclobia Brownsville: Back To Sc...
Aug 25 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
CycloBia is a free event that temporarily transforms Brownsville streets into a car-free environment that will enable people to exercise and cycle safely on the streets. CycloBia allows residents and visitors to experience the city... Read more »