Almost 700 middle school and high school musicians came together in Alice to take part in the 9th Annual Dia Del Mariachi Group and Vocal Competition at Alice High School. The UIL-sanctioned competition was hosted by Coastal Bend College and Alice High School.
Tickets are on sale now for Once Upon a Mattress at Gertrude R. Jones Auditorium. Evening performances are April 28, 29, 30 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee on May 1 at 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.coastalbend.edu or in the theater office. The ticket office is open Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The box office telephone number is (361) 354-2545. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students. Phyllis Garcia, CBC Speech/Drama instructor is the stage director and Dr. James Lee is musical director for the production. Gene Stephenson is the director of the orchestra and James and Kathy Taylor are the choreographers.
Coastal Bend College Cultural Arts Committee presents Celtaire String Band on Saturday, Sept.18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gertrude R. Jones Auditorium. The Beeville concert is free to the public. For more information, contact Dr. James Lee at (361) 354-2303.