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Tuesday, December 20, 2005
Monday, December 12, 2005
"El Second Weensdee"
'Nuestra Musica y Nuestras Costumbres'
Jose Flores Peregrino
of Conjunto Aztlan
plus members of the Narciso Martinez Writer's Forum
This month's Second Weensdee will celebrate las navidades conjunto style. Jose Flores Peregrino is an accomplished poet, songwriter, musician and professor of English at Austin Community College, plus a bajo sexto player with the Austin and San Antonio - based Conjunto Aztlan. Enjoy his music and writing, plus local Christmas stories from members of the Narciso Martinez Writer's Forum. A reception and a Christmas open-mic session will follow the presentations.
Wednesday December 14, 2005
225 E. Stenger Street
San Benito, Texas
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Sunday, December 11, 2005
The presentation "Yippee it's Yupo" will take place at 5 p.m. and serve as an introduction to a three day experimental and creative workshop offered January 16, 16, and 18th, 2006. The cost of the workshop is $75 for members and $85 for non-members. Ms. Browns workshop is one that fills very quickly according to Carol DeMoss, Executive Director with the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art. "The Open House will be a chance for people to sign up early".
Ms. Brown has won several juried shows with her innovative works and has served as a judge in many art exhibits. The selection of handmade holiday ornaments are part of a silent auction at the Open House with proceeds supporting the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art's new facility under consturction at 7th and Ringgold. There will also be art on view and for sale from the collection of past members and visiting instructors. Their sales will also support the new facility.
For additional information, contact the Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts at (956) 542-0941
Thursday, December 08, 2005
Saturday, December 03, 2005
WHO: Cantare Community Youth Choir
WHAT: Performance of “Miracle on Bethlehem Street”: A performance that captures the Christmas Story “in an unforgettable telling with fun and heart felt songs with delightful dialogue.”
WHEN: Saturday, December 10, 2005 at 7pm.
WHERE: Francisco G. Zarate Center for the Performing Arts, Rio Grande City, Texas
Cost: Tickets are $5.00 and may be purchased by contacting Ms. Reyna or any chorister.
Contact: Melissa Reyna, Director, 956-533-5791, email@example.com
Cantare is a nonprofit organization in Rio Grande City that has been providing the children of its community with quality music education.
Laguna Madre Art League
Contact: Virginia Eggert
Port Isabel TX
A variety of two and three-dimensional artwork by local artists will be on display. Weaving, sculpture, jewelry, paintings in oils, watercolors, pastels and acrylics plus more will be on display by sixteen LMAL members. They include: Jeri Wilhelmi (paintings), Art Wilhelmi (photography), Gene Paull (photography, Dee Kreider (paintings), Tina Poucher (paintings), Tom Leeman (paintings), Dick Schmidt (computer art), Diane Hofmeister (jewelry), Sharon Campbell (paintings), Virginia Eggert (paintings). Roger Theriault (jewelry), Glenda Spinks (paintings), Christine Salazar (paintings), Judith McCarthy (paintings), Sandi Heir (paintings) and Lynn Speier (jewelry and weaving). $1 raffle tickets will be sold on a piece of artwork with the drawing on Sunday. The winner need not be present. Proceeds go to a P.I. High School Art Scholarship Fund. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Give that perfect Christmas gift – the gift of art.
Who: Laguna Madre Art League
What: LMAL Christmas Art Show and Sale
Where: Port Isabel Community Center, located north of Highway 100 on Yturria Street behind the Public Library
When: Saturday, December 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, December 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
El Paseo Arts Foundation of the Lower Rio Grande Valley
Contact Person: JoAnn Evans
South Padre Island, TX.
Voice and piano concert highlight traditional holiday and contemporary music, featuring local artists, Joel Lamar Cruz, Deidra Ann Duron and Ruben Reyes. Concert attendees will also be treated to a reception with traditional holiday treats.
Who: El Paseo Arts Foundation of the Lower Rio Grande Valley
What: “Noel” a Holiday Concert
When: Saturday, December 17, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: the Chapel by the Sea, on South Padre Island.
Cost: are $20 per person and can be purchased by phone at 956-772-9097 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
El Paseo is a newly formed Arts Foundation. The purpose of the Foundation is to encourage, support and promote the development of the arts for benefit and education of the communities of the Lower Rio Grande Valley. The Foundation’s first production of the one-act play “Postcards” in October was a great success, playing to a sold out house at the SPI Convention Center. The Foundation hopes to partner with other local arts groups on future productions for the area. El Paseo invites all the residents of the Rio Grande Valley to share this festive holiday celebration.
Thursday, December 01, 2005
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