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Coming Attractions

February 18-20

  • Don’t miss out on the award-winning troupe of UTRGV Ballet Folklóricoin their annual production with Alegría 2022 at the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr., Edinburg. Performances are 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens, and $5 for children. For more information, call 956-665-2230 or go to www.utrgv.edu/dance.

February 18-25

  • The City of Edinburg Library & Cultural Arts Department hosts the “Off the Clock” exhibit with works by16 Edinburg CISD art teachers. The exhibit is on display now through Feb. 25 at the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library, 1906 S. Closner Blvd. “Off the Clock” will host an in-person presentation with a reception taking place on Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the library’s meeting room. All works will be available for sale. For more information, call 956-383-6246.

February 19-20

  • The Museum of South Texas History, 200 N. Closner Blvd. in Edinburg, presents Heritage and History Days 2022, for two weekends. The “Community History Saturdays” is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring food, crafts, historic exhibits, live music performances and more. It features local folklórico dance groups, hands-on activities, history demonstrations and the Rio Grande Legacy exhibits. The event is included in the regular museum admission. For detailed information, visit mosthistory.org/events. Call 956-383-6911 for more information.

February 22

  • Actor, comedian, screenwriter and director Rob Schneider’s “I Have Issues Tour” is coming to McAllen at the McAllen Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices range from $3 to $195 and are now on sale to the general through ticketmaster.com, or stop by the McAllen Performing Arts Center box office for more information.

February 24

  • The UTRGV Wind Orchestra and the UTRGV Symphonic Winds, both comprised of student musicians from the Rio Grande Valley, performs at 7 p.m. at the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr., Edinburg. Admission is $5. For more information, go online to utrgv.edu/patron, call 956-665-3881 or email patron@utrgv.edu.

February 24-27

  • The 53rd Annual Fiesta Edinburg takes place at H-E-B Park, 1616 S. Raul Longoria Rd. in Edinburg. The festival offers attractions such as the Heart of America Carnival, Alpaquita Ranch, and Contacto animal and dinosaur exhibits, plus regional food, arts and crafts activities, and entertainment.Music headliner on Friday, Feb. 25, is David Lee Garza y Los Musicales.  Headlining Saturday, Feb. 26, is country musician Kevin Fowler. Tickets for each concert are only $15 and can be purchased at hebparkrgv.com. Limited VIP tables are also available and can be purchased by calling 956-383-4974.

February 25

  • The Valley Symphony Orchestra, led by Maestro Peter Dabrowski, presents “Dances of the Americas”showcasing dance music from across North and South America while featuring selections by Leonard Bernstein, Astor Piazzolla, and Richard Rodgers. Patrons can receive the latest information and sign up for the VSO’s email list at valleyorchestra.org or by calling the VSO office Monday through Friday between 12 and 5 p.m. All performances take place at 8 p.m. at the McAllen Performing Arts Center.

February 25-27, March 4-6

  • William Shakespeare’s tragic drama,Coriolanus, will be the next production by the UTRGV Productions Theatre players for six performances. All Friday and Saturday performances will begin at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays will be at 2 p.m.  The Feb. 26 performance will have ASL interpretation. It will be staged in the Allbert L. Jeffers Theatre house in the campus Liberal Arts Building South. For special accommodations, tickets or more information, call 956-665-3581 or go to utrgv.edu/theatre.

February 27

  • The UTRGV Patron of the Arts Faculty Artist Series presents Duo Aldebaran at 5 p.m. at the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr., Edinburg. Formed in 2016, NoviTrio is a collaboration of three UTRGV colleagues – Krista Jobson, flute, and Héctor Javier Rodriguez, guitar. Admission is free. For more information, go online to utrgv.edu/patron, call 956-882-7025 or email patron@utrgv.edu.
  • Actor, comedian, screenwriter and director Rob Schneider brings his “I Have Issues Tour” to McAllen at the McAllen Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Ticket prices range from $3 to $195 and are on sale to the general through ticketmaster.com, or stop by the McAllen Performing Arts Center box office for more information.

March 1

  • The UTRGV Wind Orchestra and the UTRGV Symphonic Winds, both comprised of student musicians from the Rio Grande Valley, performs at 7 p.m. at the TSC Performing Arts Center, 90 Taylor Ave., Brownsville. Admission is $5. For more information, go online to utrgv.edu/patron, call 956-882-7025 or email patron@utrgv.edu.

March 2

  • This date is the deadline to submit entries for the Texas General Land Office (GLO) 2022 “Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest.”  Students (public, private and homeschool) in grades Kinder through 6th are encouraged to submit their personal masterpieces. For more information, guidelines, and an entry form for the art contest, visit texasadoptabeach.org/educate/art-contest/index.html.

March 4

  • The Food Bank RGV’s Farm Dinner 2022 will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the historical Valley Fruit Co. building of the Food Bank RGV. The evening offers a cocktail hour outdoors followed by a five-course dinner inside with cuisine featuring locally sourced ingredients. Tickets are $150 per person and must be purchased in advance. Tickets are available at the Food Bank RGV, 724 N. Cage Blvd. in Pharr, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Seating is limited to only 125 tickets.

March 6

  • The UTRGV Dance Program will hold the Dance Adjudication Festival Gala 2022 at 5 p.m. at the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr., Edinburg. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens, and $5 for children. For more information, call 956-665-2230 or go to www.utrgv.edu/dance.

March 13

  • UTRGV Ballet Folkloric presents their annual production of Alegría 2022 at the TSC Performing Arts Center, 90 Taylor Ave. in Brownsville, at 5 p.m. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens, and $5 for children. For more information, call 956-665-2230 or go to www.utrgv.edu/dance.

March 25

  • Maestro Peter Dabrowski concert will be a 70th anniversary celebration, as the Valley Symphony Orchestra welcomes returning soloist Daniel Saenz, a lauded cellist who began his music career with the VSO and now teaches and performs across the country. Patrons can receive the latest information and sign up for the VSO’s email list at valleyorchestra.org or by calling the VSO office Monday through Friday between 12 and 5 p.m. All performances take place at 8 p.m. at the McAllen Performing Arts Center.

April 1-2

  • The UTRGV Senior Dance Projects spring semester performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Edinburg Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr., Edinburg. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens, and $5 for children. For more information, call 956-665-2230 or go to www.utrgv.edu/dance.

April 22-24

  • UTRGVUniversity Productions presents Red, a drama by John Logan, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday, with ASL interpretation for the Saturday evening performance. It will be staged in the Allbert L. Jeffers Theatre house in the campus Liberal Arts Building South. For special accommodations, tickets or more information, call 956-665-3581 or go to utrgv.edu/theatre.

April 29

  • The Valley Symphony Orchestra, under the direction Maestro Peter Dabrowski, will present the music of Star Warsin its season finale concert. Patrons can receive the latest information and sign up for the VSO’s email list at valleyorchestra.org or by calling the VSO office Monday through Friday between 12 and 5 p.m. All performances take place at 8 p.m. at the McAllen Performing Arts Center.

April 30-May 1

  • Seymour the Troll by David Carren rounds out the season for the UTRGV University Theatre. A production for young audiences, Saturday’s performance is 7:30 p.m. with ASL interpretation, and May 1 is a 2 p.m. matinee. It will be staged in the Allbert L. Jeffers Theatre house in the campus Liberal Arts Building South. For special accommodations, tickets or more information, call 956-665-3581 or go to utrgv.edu/theatre.

May 6-7

  • The UTRGV Dance Program gives the stage to the Faculty Dance Showcase at 7:30 p.m. both nights at the Edinburg Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr., Edinburg. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens, and $5 for children.For more information, call 956-665-2230 or go to www.utrgv.edu/dance.

June 4-5

  • The UTRGV Ballet Folkloric presents Ouroboros: Re-Imagining Mexican Folk Dance on at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and for a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. at the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr., Edinburg. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens, and $5 for children. For more information, call 956-665-2230 or go to www.utrgv.edu/dance.

July 16

  • UTRGV’s Summer Alegría 2022 is planned for 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr., Edinburg. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens, and $5 for children. For more information, call 956-665-2230 or go to www.utrgv.edu/dance.

July 30-31

  • A combined production by UTRGV’s Alumni Company and Ballet Folkloric join their talents for Legends 2022 to be staged at the Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr., Edinburg. The Saturday production begins at 7:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens, and $5 for children.  For more information, call 956-665-2230 or go to www.utrgv.edu/dance.

 

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