Sunday, April 22, 2018
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March 16-17: The Edinburg Arts Foundation presents the Fifth Annual Artrageious Art Show at the Edinburg Conference Center, 118 Paseo Del Prado. A special showing and reception will be held on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person. Call Ramon Vela at 956-607-9048 for information. On Saturday, the show is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

March 17: The next “Wine and Masterpiece” workshop, led by Joyce Capen, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Upper Valley Art League annex. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Class size is limited to 15. Art supplies will be furnished, but students should bring their own beverage and snack. Classes must be paid at the time of registration. Register at the UVAL gallery at 921 E. 12th St. in Mission. Call 956-583-2787 for information.

March 17: Head to Quinta Mazatlan World Birding Center for the Monarch Festival to celebrate the annual arrive of Monarch butterflies with crafts, nature presentations, butterfly garden, information, music, art, food and more. It runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. Children age 2 and under get in free. Quinta Mazatlan is located at 600 Sunset in McAllen. Call 956-681-3370 for information.

March 18: Chamber Music Concert Nights presents Chamber Music Small Ensembles at 6:30 p.m. at the McAllen Public Library, located at 4001 N. 23rd St. in McAllen. Admission is free.

March 20: The Upper Valley Art League hosts Fred and Elaine Stenman presenting workshops in “Introduction to Low Relief Carving” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each date. Cost for each workshop is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. All materials will be provided. Classes will be held at the UVAL annex in the Kika de la Garza Fine Arts Center, 912 E. 12th St. in Mission. For more information, call 956-583-2787.

March 21: McAllen Town Band will present a Celebration of Music at 7:30 p.m. the McAllen Performing Arts Center Wednesday, located at 801 Convention Center Blvd. in Mcallen. March 21, 2018. Tickets range from $8 to $25 plus fees and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or at the center's box office during normal business hours.

March 24-25: Based on a true story, the Harlingen Community Theatre presents Always...Patsy Cline. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students under age 18. Tickets are sold one hour before show time, and seating begins 30 minutes prior to the curtain time. The theater is located at 1209 Fair Park Blvd. Call 956-412-7529 for information or email playhousefairpark97@gmail.com.

March 25: UTRGV will hold its Cello Festival concert at 4:30 p.m. at the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, located at 1201 W. University Dr. in Edinburg. Admission is free.

April 6: The final concert of the Valley Symphony Orchestra season will feature the Valley Symphony Chorale and guest vocalists Heather Phillips – soprano, Brian Yeakley – tenor, and Lee Poulis – bass, in Forbidden Pleasures of Carmina Burana at 8 p.m. at the McAllen Performing Arts Center. Single tickets for all concerts are currently on sale and range in price: orchestra, $58; front of the house, $48; and back of the house, $38. For tickets, visit valleyorchestra.org or stop by the McAllen Performing Arts Center box office weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 11-14: The UTRGV Department of Theatre’s spring Studio production presents “Theatre People,” an original play by Eric Wiley, set to run April 11 to 14 at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. on April 15. Performances are held in the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre and the Studio Theatre in the Edinburg Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS) at the corner of University Drive and Sugar Road. For subscription information or tickets, school matinees, groups and special accommodations, contact Elva Galvan, University Productions Box Office, at 956-665-3581, or email her at elva.galvan@utrgv.edu.

April 26-28: The spring season of UTRGV’s Department of Theatre concludes with the Theatre for Young Audiences production of “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales,” by John Glore. It will run April 26 to 28 at 7 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on April 29. School matinees will also be available. Performances are held in the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre and the Studio Theatre in the Edinburg Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS) at the corner of University Drive and Sugar Road. For subscription information or tickets, school matinees, groups and special accommodations, contact Elva Galvan, University Productions Box Office, at 956-665-3581, or email her at elva.galvan@utrgv.edu.

April 26-29: The 2017-18 South Texas College Theatre season wraps up with Bernard Pomerance’s moving drama “The Elephant Man.” It will be staged at the Cooper Center located on the Pecan Campus, 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. All Sunday matinee productions are ASL interpreted by student interns. Individual ticket prices for Main Stage productions are $5 for students/faculty/senior citizens/military and $10 general admission. Studio productions are $5 general admission. Tickets can be purchased online at kioskportal.southtexascollege.edu/marketplace.aspx.

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