Week-long art event in Conroe honors local Rising Stars & Legends of Texas

Mar 01, 2018

CONROE, Texas -- The 2nd Annual Rising Stars and Legends of Texas will be presented in various venues throughout Downtown Conroe beginning Sunday March 4th through Saturday March 10th offering opportunities for the public to experience the arts organizations represented by the Greater Conroe Arts Alliance. Each one will present their own unique fine art, poetry, theatrical presentations, cinematography, music compositions, instrumental music, choral performances, and Texas history through live performances during the week.

The Greater Conroe Arts Alliance represents 15 non-profit organizations in the Conroe area: Christian Youth Theatre, Conroe Art League, Conroe Live, Conroe Symphony Orchestra, Crighton Theatre Foundation, Friends of the Flag Foundation, Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, Jazz Connection, Montgomery County Choral Society, Montgomery County Literary Arts Council, Montgomery County Performing Arts Society, Players Theatre Company, Stage Right, The Woodlands Show Chorus, and the Young Texas Artists Music Competition.

The Texas Tenors, 3-time Emmy Award recipients, will be the kick off ticketed event for the “Rising Stars and Legends of Texas” on Sunday March 4th accompanied by members of the Conroe Symphony Orchestra presented by the Montgomery County Performing Arts Society (MCPAS). Tickets available at www.CrightonTheatre.org. Each day will offer a different event with a culmination of many organizational events Saturday, March 10 beginning at 8:00am at Founder’s Plaza Park with Chalk Up Conroe and ending with the Young Texas Music Competition Finalists at the Crighton Theatre. Events are free to the public with the exception of the Texas Tenors, March 4 and the YTA Music Competition Final March 10.

Sponsors for the Rising Stars & Legends of Texas include The Corner Pub, Conroe Live, First Financial Bank, Grand Central Park, Hello Beautiful Boutique, James Avery Jewelry, Lone Star College Montgomery, Mack Barnhill State Farm Insurance, Pacific Yard House, Pierson & Pierson CPA, The Red Brick Tavern, Russo’s New York Pizzeria, Woodforest National Bank, Wooten Financial Group, and individual donations from Edna & Downey Price, Bruce & Marion Franke, and George & Amy Sowers. Grants were contributed from the City of Conroe Cultural Development and The Conroe Convention and Visitors Bureau.

“This event would not be possible without the contributions of the community through grants and sponsorships. Our sponsors embrace our Conroe Arts Community with Cultural, Visual, Performing, and Literary Arts”, said Annette Spikes, President of the GCAA. “The Rising Stars & Legends of Texas week long event introduces and celebrates local art organizations and Texas Fine Art. We want our community to celebrate the arts with us during the week of March 4-10.”

For a full list of events, click here.

For more information about the Greater Conroe Arts Alliance, visit www.greaterconroeartsalliance.com.


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