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The Toon in concert August 1, 2013

Start Date: August 01, 2013, 5:30 PM
End Date: August 01, 2013, 11:00 PM

The Buddy Holly Center announces The Toon as part of the Summer Showcase Concert Series. The Toon will entertain the audience with a mix of R&B, Rock, Blues, Classic Rock and Country on Thursday, August 1, 2013, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in Meadows Courtyard. The concert is FREE and open to the public. A cash bar will be provided. Please, no outside beverages allowed.

The Toon is based in Lubbock, TX, and consists of Rev. Al Warner on bass guitar and vocals; Terry Vincent on the Hammond organ, piano and vocals; Jaime Moreno on drums and vocals; and Tony Adams on lead guitar. Each of the members has a long regional music history, as well as solo music performance experience. The Toon displays their professional experience with ease and are enjoyable to watch.


Procesión: Lubbock's Annual Día de los Muertos Event

Mixed Media piece by students at Bean Elementary, 2012
photo Iluminación de las Alma, mixed media piece by Andrea Escobedo,
Leslie Paz-Baeza, and Ms. Kay Wagnon-Holder’s 5th grade class from
Bean Elementary, 2012

Friday, October 30, 2015 
5:30-9:30 PM

Procesión is a progressive event exploring the history and meaning behind the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. This holiday blends Catholic traditions of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day with pre-Columbian concepts of death that have been part of Mexican society since Aztec times. Join us and enjoy traditional holiday refreshments, folklore, and the cultural traditions of this holiday at each of the four stops. 

5:30-7:00 PM --- International Cultural Center, Texas Tech University (601 Indiana Avenue, 742-3667)
Artwork on the Día de los Muertos theme, strolling Catrinas, sugar skulls, and drummers from the TTU School of Music.

6:30-7:30 PM --- TTU School of Art (18th & Flint, 742-1947)
Landmark Arts presents Ofrendas by Graduate Students in which students interpret themes familiar to the Day of the Dead celebration. 

7:30-8:30 PM --- Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA) Avenue J & Mac Davis, 762-8606
Artwork from Hutchinson Middle School and Lubbock High School students on Día de los Muertos themes. El Ballet Folkorico Nuestra Herencia will perform. 

8:30-9:30 PM --- Buddy Holly Center (1801 Crickets Ave, 775-3560)
Two art exhibits, Celebración and Camposanto Suite: Art for Eternity, explore themes of commemorating the lives of loved ones. Live Tejano music will be performed by Grupo Kruel from 6:00-7:30 PM and 8:00-9:30 PM. A hands-on arts activity for all ages will be offered throughout the evening. 

This program made possible, in part, by a grant from The CH Foundation. 


       First Friday Art Trail
     Regular Participant of the First Friday Art Trail A Program of
      The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA)