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STC ‘Sanctuary’ exhibit captures animal’s personalities

STC-logoMcALLEN – The South Texas College Visual Arts Program at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. is hosting Sharon Lee Hart’s “Sanctuary” photo exhibit which just opened and is running through April 10 at the Visual Arts gallery in Building B, Room 103. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dr. Janine Israel, assistant professor of psychology, will lead a discussion on “The Impact of Animal Presence on the Human Psyche and Soul” on March 25 at 11:30 a.m. at the Pecan Campus.

An artist talk will be held on April 1 at 6 p.m. at the STC Mid-Valley Campus Library, 400 N. Border in Weslaco, and on April 3 at 11:30 a.m. at the Pecan Campus. Finally, a reception will be held on April 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pecan Campus Art Gallery.

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Exhibition bout opens 2014 Rolleristas season

20140228 South-Texas-RolleristasMcALLEN – The South Texas Rolleristas, the Rio Grande Valley’s first and original flat track derby league, will be kicking off their 2014 season this Saturday, March 1. This bout will be an exhibition match featuring the new skaters for this season.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the action starts at 7 p.m. at the DeLeon Sports Park Pavilion, 4201 N. 29th Street.

The exhibition allows new skaters to experience the action before the interleague bouts begin next month. The themed bout, “The Night of the Rolling Dead,” pits the Walkers team against the Survivors. Fans are encouraged to dress in their favorite zombie costume.

As always, there will be suicide seating available for a premium price allowing fans to get up close and personal with their favorite Rolleristas.

Presale tickets are available at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/577587. The team is also selling season passes for $25 per person which are available from any team member.

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Air Fiesta 2014 flies into Brownsville this weekend

20140220 Air-ShowBROWNSVILLE – Air Fiesta 2014, sponsored by the Commemorative Air Force Rio Grande Valley Wing, takes place on Feb. 22 and 23. A wide range of vintage and acrobatic planes are featured in the air show.

Performers will include the Aeroshell Aerobatic team, known for tight, awe-inspiring formations and aerial maneuvers at airshows across the nation.  

The Aeroshell team flies North American AT-6 Texans, known as the “pilot makers.” The plane was designed as the basic training plane for the United States Army Air Corps in 1938 and was the primary training plane used for World War II pilots.

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Peñitas White Wing Festival hosts Kelly Miller Circus performances

20140214 Kelly-Miller-Circus Finale-at-NightPENITAS – The Kelly Miller Circus is coming to town and setting up their tents at the corner of Expressway 83 and Liberty Blvd., across from Walmart, on Feb. 24 and 25. Sponsored by the Peñitas White Wing Festival, the Big Top will house two performances each day at 6 and 8:30 p.m.

Kelly Miller Circus is the complete package. From Ringmaster John Moss who keeps the show moving, to the musicians who add the musical punch line at the right moment, they have everything between.

The performers not only bring a wide variety of skills and acts to the circus ring, they offer a panorama of multinational backgrounds.

Firdman Torales grew up with parents’ circus in Peru and is constantly expanding his balancing act repertoire to defy gravity and the odds.

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Grand Ole Opry Star Leona Williams coming to Mission

20140131 leona williamsLeona Williams was destined to become a country music entertainer. She landed her first radio show at the age of 15, called "Leona Sings" in Jefferson City, Mo. That journey would take her all over the world and allow her to sing before thousands of country music fans.

She’s coming to Mission with her son, Ron Williams, when they will perform in two shows. The first is Sunday, Feb. 2, and the second is on Tuesday, Feb. 4, both at 2 p.m.

Williams moved to Nashville in the late 1960s and was soon recording for Hickory Records with such hits as “Once More” and “Yes Ma'am, He Found Me in a Honky Tonk.” Since then, she has traveled worldwide and opened for some of country music's top entertainers and made numerous personal appearances at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.

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