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Excellent Art Inspires Excellent Writing! Sponsored by TRAHC's ArtsSmart Institute of Learning, Write! On Art invites participants from Grades 7 - University and Adult to submit original poetry and/or prose compositions inspired by selected works of art on exhibit at TRAHC's Regional Arts Center. The first place winner in each category receives a $100 savings account provided by Red River...
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TRAHC welcomed a wonderful Opening Reception crowd for the first in its 2014-2015 Gallery Series: Texarkana College Art Professors: A Retrospective, 1965 - Present . Thank you to all who attended! The exhibit will be viewable at the Regional Art Center through August 28 – November 1, 2014 . Featuring the work of: (late) Ralph Caver - Full-time Professor John Dempsey -...
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Thanks to everyone who come to the annual Volunteer Luncheon at the Regional Arts Center! Thanks to all the people who volunteer with Women for the Arts and TRAHC! We appreciate all you do to keep the Arts a live in out community!
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This public sculpture called "Ties That Bind" was installed at the Front Street plaza space in November 2013. The sculpture was funded by Women for the Arts and donated to the City of Texarkana, AR by TRAHC.
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Thanks to everyone who participated in the ArtsSmart Planning Meeting this week! Thanks to Jennifer Cook-Richert and Texarkana Arkansas School District for hosting the meeting!
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Texarkana Symphony Orchestra presents Season 2014-2015 with six wonderful concert performances: • Masterworks I—Beethoven and Blue Jeans - Saturday, October 11, 2014, Concert: 7:30PM; Concert Preview: 6:40PM This evening is all about enjoying great classical music in a relaxed atmosphere. So put on those jeans and join us for TSO’s Opening Night! Featuring the following Beethoven...
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TRAHC presents the 2014-2015 Perot Theatre Series! Celebrating 34 Years of Excellence! Perot Series Shows • Smokey Joe’s Café – Friday, October 17, 2014 • Jeanne Robertson – Friday, February 13, 2015 • Million Dollar Quartet – Thursday, June 18 2015 Perot Specials (Not included in the Series) • The Muses – Thursday, September 18, 2014 (Performed at the...
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Many great works of art have been exhibited at the TRAHC's Annual Juried Exhibition during the last 26 years and the longevity of program attests to its many successes. TRAHC has had the opportunity to get to know many wonderful artists during the years and we hope to get to know even more in the future. This year TRAHC had 428 entries submitted by 116 artists. Of those, 106 pieces by 75...
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Arts on Main Summer Art Camps & Classes! Registration ends soon, so sign up today! Children’s Classes & Camps Camp Create Jr (Ages 5-6) – June 30 – July 3 - CLASS IS FULL Sculpt-a-rama Jr (Ages 6-8) – June 9, 16, 23, 30 - REGISTER UNTIL JUNE 6th ArtWall Camp Jr (Ages 6-8) - July 14 - 18 - REGISTER UNTIL JULY 11th Weaving Week Jr (Ages 6-8) - July 14 - 18 -...
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TRAHC is hosting the 26th Annual Juried Exhibition Opening Reception on Friday, July 11th at 6:30PM. Admission is free. Awards announced at 7:00PM. Drinks, wine, and light hors d'oeuvres will be served. Over 400 works were submitted from local, regional and national artists. Come see some worderful artwork!
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July 11 - August 9, 2014 TRAHC’s 26th Annual Juried Exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and older in the US. The competition is hosted by the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council, an arts council located in Texarkana, Texas, and generously sponsored by E-Z Mart, Inc. Selected work will be exhibited at the Regional Arts Center from July 11 – August 9, 2014. Please note...
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TRAHC thanks everyone who attended the 22nd Annual Juried Student Exhibition Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony on Saturday, May 17th.   SPECIAL THANKS to all the student artists and art teachers who make this exhibition possible. TRAHC couldn't do it without you! Also a big THANK YOU to the Women for the Arts for hosting the reception! The following are the winners for this year's...
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Arts on Main Summer Art Camps & Classes! Registration ends soon, so sign up today! Children’s Classes & Camps Camp Create Jr (Ages 5-6)………June 30 – July 3 *FULL* Sculpt-a-rama Jr (Ages 6-8)……June 9, 16, 23, 30 ArtWall Camp Jr (Ages 6-8)………..…..July 14 - 18 Weaving Week Jr (Ages 6-8)………..…..July 14 - 18 Picasso-rama Jr (Ages 7-8)………………..July 7 - 11 Sculpt-a-rama...
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The Art of Fine Dining Presented by the Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council Board of Directors A Full Six Course Dinner prepared by Chef James King with Wine Pairings by Vincent’s Fine Wines and Liquors Saturday, May 31st at the Texarkana Convention Center TICKETS: $100 PER PERSON Order your tickets in person or by phone at the Perot Theatre Box Office— (903)...
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TRAHC presents the 22nd Annual Juried Student Exhibition from May 17 through June 21, 2014 at the Regional Arts Center in Dowtown Texarkana. The Student Juried Exhibition is a diverse selection of visually exciting artwork created by local and regional middle and high school students. This year, all the submissions were evaluated by Juror Katherine Strauss, Art Department Chair of Henderson...
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TRAHC African American Committee Presents the 7th Annual Dr. Teretha Harper Reader's Theater, Voices of Freedom: Overcoming Barriers on Friday, May 2 from 6:30PM - 8:30PM at the Regional Arts Center (West Fourth and Texas Blvd). The inspiration for Voices of Freedom: Overcoming Barriers came from the Smithsonian Institute Exhibit called Freedom’s Sisters. Local citizens portray notable African...
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TRAHC would like to invite you to our TACO TUESDAY night at El Chico on April 8th from 5:30PM to 8:30PM. Just show up for dinner and mention TRAHC to your server and 10% of the cost of your meal will be donated to TRAHC! The more, the merrier! El Chico is located at: 300 Realtor Road in Texarkana, AR. Phone: (870) 779-0300 for menu information. Call TRAHC at (903) 792-8681 for more...
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TRAHC presents Resemblance: Figure and Portrait Paintings from Runcie Tatnall Reception: Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM (in conjunction with Inside Out: The Art of Shea Phillips & Melanie Power ) Originally from the Newark, Delaware area, Runcie Tatnall practiced painting and drawing from an early age. After receiving a degree in illustration from the University of...
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TRAHC presents… A Texarkana Gallery Hop Saturday, April 5 from 1:00PM – 4:00PM The Gallery Hop is a self-guided tour of the visual arts in Texarkana, USA. Patrons begin at any location and visit as many or as few participating venues as they would like. This TRAHC-coordinated Gallery Hop is designed to promote local businesses that support the arts and display works by local artists in...
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TRAHC presents a joint exhibition of two of our local artists: "Inside Out: The Art of Shea Phillips & Melanie Power." Their works are on display at the Regional Arts Center (321 West 4th Street) from March 20 through May 10, 2014 in the Main Lobby, Second Floor and Third Floor galleries. The exhibition is made possible by TRAHC Membership contributions. TRAHC will host a reception for...
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TRAHC invites everyone to send us photos of themselves dressed as their favorite Addams Family character in celebration of The Addams Family Musical, coming to the Perot Theatre on April 3rd at 7:30PM! We all know the cooky, mysterious and spooky family that entertained us on TV and movies for years: Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Wednesday, Pugsley, Grandma-ma, Cousin It...Now they are...
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Join the TRAHC African American Committee for our 3rd Annual Special Afternoon and 6th Annual Children's Reading and Arts Program on Satuday, February 15th from 12PM-3PM. The event celebrates the newest TAAC exhibition entitled African American Artists: People, Places & Things . In conjunction with the event, TRAHC is also hosting an Opening Reception for the featured artist in a...
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Beauty and the Beast Video Montage
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Beauty and the Beast Video Montage
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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL LOVE STORY EVER TOLD COMES TO LIFE! The lush, romantic Broadway musical for all generations - TALE AS OLD AS TIME, TRUE AS IT CAN BE. Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical is coming to Texarkana! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic...
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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL LOVE STORY EVER TOLD COMES TO LIFE! The lush, romantic Broadway musical for all generations - TALE AS OLD AS TIME, TRUE AS IT CAN BE. Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical is coming to Texarkana! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic...
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Don't miss the best Valentine's Day event ever! Get your loved one tickets to see Disney's Beauty and the Beast! THE MOST BEAUTIFUL LOVE STORY EVER TOLD COMES TO LIFE! The lush, romantic Broadway musical for all generations - TALE AS OLD AS TIME, TRUE AS IT CAN BE. Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical is coming to a city near you! Based on the Academy Award-winning...
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A Christmas Carol - Musical Version A powerful story of redemption, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, has enchanted audiences the world over with its simple message of selfless giving.  Ebenezer Scrooge, a most unrepentant, miserly fellow, is made to see the light as he survives a merciless battery of revelations by the ghosts of his own Christmases: Past, Present, and Future....
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The Holiday Season is upon us and we've got a great gift opportunity for you and your family! Get your tickets for Disney's Beauty and the Beast + Sleeping Beauty featuring the Moscow Festival Ballet today! Call the Perot Theatre Box Office at (903) 792-4992 and book tickets. There are great seats still available in every section of the theater. Show tickets make a great stocking-stuffer!...
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Art meets industry Local group donates railroad sculpture By: Becky Bell - Texarkana Gazette   Texarkana’s historical ties to the railroad are honored in a new sculpture erected on October 9, 2013 in downtown’s Front Street plaza. The 27-foot sculpture, called “Blessed Be The Tie That Binds,” was placed in the 100 block of Wood Street between Front Street and Broad Street. It...
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See Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash! Live at the Perot Theatre on Tuesday, October 29th at 7:30PM! http://www.trahc.org/perot-theatre-series/22960-ring-of-fire-the-music-of-johnny-cash
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Stories of faith, family, passion, redemption, and humor set the stage ablaze in this new national tour of Ring of Fire—The Music of Johnny Cash. Touching on the life and times of one of the world’s most legendary musical artists, Johnny Cash, the musical revue Ring of Fire  is considered  one of the best “jukebox musicals” of our time.   Although Cash himself is never impersonated, Ring of...
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TRAHC presented art-enthusiasts with a wonderful Opening Reception at the Regional Arts Center Thursday, August 29th, celebrating the works of George Tobolowsky and his new exhibit, Bending the Rules which will be on display through December 14, 2013. Food by Debbie Gilliam and Women for the Arts.
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TRAHC African American Committee presents Motown Revue II Featuring vocalist and BET performer David Michael Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 7:00PM at Texarkana Country Club Tickets are .00 per person Food, drinks, music and dancing! Door Prizes and a Raffle Enter to win the Best Motown-inspired Costume Contest! Sponsored in party by Sky over Yonder Video Production. Call David Murphy at...
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Join TRAHC and TAAC for Motown Revue II Featuring Vocalist and BET Performer David Michael! Saturday - October 5th - 7:00PM Texarkana Country Club Tickets are $35.00 per person Food, Drinks, Music and Dancing! Door Prizes and Raffle! Plus enter to win the Best Motown-inspired Costume Contest! Contact David Murphy at the Perot Theatre Box Office to purchase tickets! (903) 792-4992
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It was a festive evening on Saturday, July 13 as TRAHC hosted the opening reception for the 25th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition in Cabe Hall at the Regional Arts Center. The reception and the exhibition were both sponsored by E-Z Mart Stores, Inc. The public and art patrons joined TRAHC Staff and WFA volunteers in celebrating all the artists and artwork selected for display in this year's...
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It's that time of year again! The 2013-2014 Perot Theatre Series is now on sale and it's going to be an amazing season! Once again, TRAHC is bringing the best of Broadway musicals, plays, ballet and concerts to the Ark-La-Tex. Here's the season's incredible line up of shows coming to the Perot Theatre: Saturday, September 28 - Clint Black Saturday, October 26 - Vienna Boys Choir Saturday,...
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TRAHC presented its Members with the 2013-2014 Perot Theatre Series and more...
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Small Works on Paper (SWOP) is an annual juried art exhibition presented by the Arkansas Arts Council featuring the artwork or Arkansas Artist Registry members. Each year the SWOP Exhibition tours the state and can be viewed at ten locations in Arkansas. The 2014 exhibition will open at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff in January 2014. For Eigibility, Entry...
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The Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council announces a call to artists for its annual Regional Juried Exhibition, premiering on July 11, 2013 at the Regional Arts Center in downtown Texarkana. SPONSORED BY E-Z MART. $3,750 in Total Cash Awards - $1,000 Best of Show. Open to all adults 18 years and older. Works must be original and executed in the past year. Any media and size...
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The winners for TRAHC's 21st Annual Student Juried Exhibition were announced on Saturday, May 18th at the Opening Reception at the Regional Arts Center. The winners are as follows: Middle School Level: Best of Show Anna Bolen of Idabel Middle School for “Carnival Favorite” First Place Joshlynn Long of Haworth Jr. High for “A Bird’s Eye View” Second Place Lea Hayes and Cutter Webb of...
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Since the early '80s, 1964: The Tribute has been thrilling audiences around the globe by taking them on a journey through a quintessential moment in music history that will live forever. Over twenty years of researching and performing have made "1964" the masters of their craft. They are hailed by critics and fans alike as THE most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute... which has...
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TRAHC's African American Committee would like to thank all the attendee's and performers for being a part of the 6th Annual Reader's Theater, Voices of Freedom: Overcoming Barriers on May 2nd and 4th. This year, Chairwoman Gena Bullock announced that the Reader's Theater will be renamed in honor of Dr. Teretha Harper, who has the been the driving force behind the program since its inception.
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You can register for Arts on Main Summer Kids Camp and Adult Art Classes now. Visit http://www.trahc.org/arts-classes and download the Summer Class Roster & Registration form today!
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The Perot Theatre was just named "Best Place for Live Entertainment" in Texarkana by the readers of Four States Living Magazine... Congratulations to Perot Theatre Management Staff! Pictured: Randal Conry, Operations Director for the Perot Theatre
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TAAC's very first Book Club Meeting took place on March 3, 2013... Members gathered for food and drink at the Pecan Ridge! Message from Rhonda Dolberry: "What a way to spend a Sunday afternoon!  Our 1st TAAC Book Club Meeting was a wonderful success-thanks to all of you.  The primary goal of successfully completing our first book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , was accomplished."...
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