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Drama camp registration underway

The-ArtsRegistration is underway for a new two-week session of “Summer Drama Camp for Kids” for ages 5 to 12 and “English Immersion through Theater” for adults. Dates are on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, June 17 to 19 and June 24 to 25 with a performance and celebration on June 26. The public is invited to the final performance.

Both classes begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 11 a.m. for the youth class and 11:30 for adults. Registration and all classes and performances are held at the Pharr Community Theater’s new location at Carnahan School, 317 W. Gore in Pharr. Cost is $35 for each two-week session. No prior theater experience is required for either class.

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Youth artist camp summer registration opens

WESLACO – The Weslaco Museum at 500 S. Texas Blvd. will hold a summer camp for young artists ages 10 through 17 throughout the months of June and July. and classes begin on Tuesday, June 18, and run through July 19. Classes will be held Tuesday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

All classes will be taught by a professional artist, and participants will explore a variety of different mediums such as acrylic paint, pencil and charcoal as well as learn new techniques they can implement in their artwork.

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STLO to perform ‘Pagliacci’ June 8-9

South Texas Lyric Opera presents “Pagliacci,”a fully staged opera with an international cast, STLO Chorus, live orchestra, and a children’s choir under the artistic direction of Maestro Mazias de Oliveira. Performances will take place at the Edinburg City Auditorium on Saturday, June 8, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9, at 2 p.m.

“Pagliacci” is one of the top 20 most performed operas of all time and a favorite among opera enthusiasts, one hour in length and performed in Italian with subtitles in English. The production is replete with the themes of love and betrayal, and film enthusiasts will recognize music that has been featured in a long line of classic Italian cinema.

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Tickets on sale for Ringling Brothers tour

Tickets are on sale for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey “Fully Charged, Gold Edition!” coming to State Farm Arena in Hidalgo on Thursday through Friday, July 18 to 21.

Show performances are 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Doors open one hour prior to show time.

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VMHS Harlequins to hold performances of state-qualifying one act play

The Veterans Memorial High School (VMHS) Harlequins have scheduled public performances of their district and regional winning, state-qualifying one act play. The troupe will perform “The Circus Animals’ Desertion,” by Don Nigro. The play is set in the 1940s and is an eerie story of a young lady who leaves a trail of chaos.

The performances will be held on Wednesday, May 29, at 4:30 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door for $5 each.

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