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(BPT) - For unexpected adventures, vibrant culture and a sub-tropical climate year-round, look no further than the Rio Grande Valley region of the Lone Star State. South Texas’ warm temperature give travelers the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities throughout the year and makes it the ideal destination for vacations or longer stays during the winter months. A trip to the region, which includes McAllen, Harlingen, Brownsville and the beaches of South Padre Island, will show visitors there’s much more to South Texas than amazing weather. From its unique music heritage to its flavorful culinary scene, read on to learn why a trip to South Texas should be on every travelers list.
The Tucson Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Keitaro Harada will perform a Mozart overture, a gypsy balletand a romantic Brahms serenade on Friday, January 9 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte in Tucson. The program will open with Mozart's Symphony No. 32, "Overture" and feature Manuel de Falla's El amor brujo Ballet Suite and Brahms' Serenade No. 1. Concert Comments, one hour prior to performances, are complimentary with tickets.
(BPT) - Do you follow tradition or do you tend to blaze your own path? Every bride is faced with this question when it comes to planning her fairytale wedding. And while you may face pressure from friends or family to make one choice or another, try to remember that your wedding day is whatever you make of it. You have the ability to create your own fairytale, and that’s one of the reasons your wedding day may be the biggest and best day of your life.
1 Bring the entire family to Magic of Christmas to see and hear the TSO and special guests play your favorite Christmas carols and holiday masterpieces, sing, dance and tell the story of Christmas with a special visit from Santa. Details: 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20; 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21; Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.; $28-$75; 882-8585.
1 Enjoy an exclusive concert celebrating Tucson’s starring role in the new music video “Like A Cowboy” with singer/songwriter Randy Houser talking about his experience filming the 1880’s western-themed video at Old Tucson. Details: 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $30; 547-3040.
Location: Stevie Eller Dance Theatre
I’ve always gotten excited about the holidays and this is primarily due to the pleasantly improved attitudes displayed by most people. Many folks become more social, less negative, and generally tolerable throughout much of the holiday season.
Pima Community College Dance performs to a diverse mix of choreography and music in Signature Selections
Developing lean muscles through small movements, Pure Barre, helps women strengthen and tone their bodies.
(Family Features) Every Halloween, many people look forward to participating in "frightful" festivities, such as costume parties and contests, but often wait until the last minute to come up with a costume.
(Family Features) Date night doesn't have to require reservations at an overpriced restaurant or an over-the-top production. You can easily turn your own home into the perfect romantic setting for a special night you both deserve.
The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation (TRCF) has awarded $5,000 to four local non-profit organizations as part of its quarterly distribution program.
(StatePoint) Unfortunately, the pace of classroom learning can’t be tailored to every student’s individual needs -- particularly these days, as class sizes are growing and funding for special enrichment programs becomes limited. In fact, at least 35 states provided less funding per student for the 2013-14 school year than they did before the recession.
(StatePoint) Desafortunadamente, el ritmo de aprendizaje del aula no se puede adaptar a las necesidades individuales de cada estudiante, especialmente en estos tiempos, cuando el tamaño de los grupos está creciendo y se ve limitada la financiación para programas de enriquecimiento especial; de hecho, por lo menos 35 estados proporcionaron menos financiación por estudiante para el año escolar 2013-14 que la que dieron antes de la recesión de 2007.