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New Cinemark Movie Bistro opens this weekend

cinemark-movie-bistroEDINBURG – “Dinner and a movie” takes on a whole new meeting for local movie-goers with the opening of Cinemark’s crown jewel in the Valley this weekend. The new Cinemark Movie Bistro now offers the first in-theatre dining experience for Valley audiences, plus a few extras to sweeten the experience. It’s located at 2001 W. Trenton.

“Cinemark has called the Texas Valley home for over 20 years, and we are excited to introduce a brand new concept,” states Tim Warner, Cinemark’s chief executive officer. “The new Cinemark Movie Bistro offers our customers the highest quality presentation available paired with an enhanced dining experience.”

A soft opening was conducted last weekend with a VIP event last night. Now, the six-screen theatre opens its doors to the public with its grand opening today and tomorrow, Aug. 30 and 31.

Read more: New Cinemark Movie Bistro opens this weekend

 

IMAS ‘Collage 2013’ is Sept. 21

20130823 Collage-Committee-2013McALLEN – Tickets are on sale for this year’s “Collage 2013: A Legacy of Inspiration,” the annual gala supporting the International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS). The longest-running gala in South Texas, the event is set for Saturday, Sept. 21, and will honor one of IMAS’s founders, Ann Moore.

Collage 2013 will be an evening of dining, live and silent auctions, and entertainment surrounded by world-class art exhibits. It will be held at the museum located at the corner of located at the intersection of Bicentennial Way and Nolana Ave. in McAllen.

Carlos Melguizo, Collage chair, said, “This year’s Collage marks the beginning of our Legacy Project leading us into our 50th anniversary in 2017. It is truly wonderful to start this project by honoring Ms. Ann Moore and her legacy.”

Read more: IMAS ‘Collage 2013’ is Sept. 21

   

UVAL seeks artists for juried show

The-ArtsIt has been a long-held vision by members of the Upper Valley Art League to bring a juried fine art event to the Valley. Their vision is about to come to fruition with a juried fine art festival planned in November. The show will be held at the Mission Community Center, 1420 E. Kika de la Garza Loop in Mission.

Three prominent artists from the greater Texas art community will view and approve the art for inclusion in the festival. All works will be original, with no prints or copies displayed. Artists interested in having their original pieces included are invited to enter.

The three-day event will be held Nov. 15 through 17, from 12 to 7 p.m. on the opening day on Friday and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Read more: UVAL seeks artists for juried show

   

Peñitas baseball team places in Disney tournament

20130809 SOC Penitas-Tejanos-8u-baseball-team PENITAS – The Tejanos baseball, a local 08U youth baseball team, dared to dream, work hard, and their efforts paid off when they took second place out of 14 teams in the 8-year-old division at the Disney International Salute to Baseball tournament in July.

Over 150 other teams travelled from across the U.S., Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Aruba, Panama and Venezuela to participate in the tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

The Tejanos are a tournament team which gives them the opportunity to play ball year round across South Texas. This allows them to not be confined by the shorter season play of local leagues and programs sponsored through city parks and recreation departments.

Read more: Peñitas baseball team places in Disney tournament

   

Marco Antonio Solis performs Aug. 3 at State Farm Arena

20130802 Marco-AntonioHIDALGO – State Farm Arena hosts Latin Grammy Award winner Marco Antonio Solis in a live performance this weekend on stage Saturday, Aug. 3. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m., and doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The Mexico-born heartthrob began his career path at age 6 with Los Hermanitos Solis and steadily blossomed into a 47-year career as a musician, composer and record producer.

The tenor formed the group Los Bukis in the 1970s, and the band made their name known throughout Central, South and North America over the next 20 years hitting the Hot Latin Tracks chart.

Read more: Marco Antonio Solis performs Aug. 3 at State Farm Arena

   

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