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Fair, 82 F

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Fri - Clear. High: 100 Low: 77
Sat - Sunny. High: 101 Low: 77
Sun - Sunny. High: 101 Low: 79
Mon - Sunny. High: 102 Low: 77
Tue - Mostly Sunny. High: 103 Low: 76

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McAllen Artwalk returns tonight

20100402_McAllen_Artwalk_0081_PRMCALLEN – The McAllen Artwalk will kick off its season tonight at 6 p.m. on Main Street in downtown McAllen. The event ends at 10 p.m. and will be held the first Friday of every month through May.

Visitors will have the chance to browse sidewalk vendors and venues along Main Street showing and selling everything from paintings and handcrafted jewelry to music. Entertainment will be held at some venues, on the sidewalks and McAllen’s Music After Hours will be held at Archer Park.

Venues participating in the event include Jac-Lin’s Florist and Gallery, the Art House, Los Cazadores Restaurant, and Roosevelt’s at 7. Also participating are J’Aime Les Livres (I Love Books), the Arts Village where The Tipsy Canvas, McAllen Stained Glass and other venues are located, the Arts Business District Center featuring work by Rebecca “Keka” Huri, and Nuevo Santander Gallery.

Douglas Clark Studio, McAllen Public Library, S. Klein Galleries, Bisque-It Shop, Renaissance Casa de Palmas Hotel, and the Artisan Market at Archer Park among others will also be open during the event.

After the art galleries close their doors, Jackie O’s at 2000 Nolana Ave. will feature art by local artists and entertainment from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

For more information about the event go to http://www.exploremcallen.com/culture/finearts/artwalk.aspx or call 682-2871.

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