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Tuesday, 17 September 2013 19:17

Arts & Entertainment

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San Angelo offers a delightful mixture of arts and culture of West Texas, from symphonic music to country-western, from classical ballet to the folk dances of Mexico. You can enjoy live theater at Angelo Civic Theatre and on the Angelo State University campus. The Old Chicken Farm Art Center displays works by visual artists of all media, and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts houses continually changing exhibits by artists from Texas and around the world.


Angelo Civic Theatre: 1936 Sherwood Way, 949-4400, A variety of shows are offered by act. In the summer, adults and children can participate in theater workshops where they learn techniques to use in upcoming plays. Box office hours: noon–5:30 p.m. Monday–Saturday. Tickets available a week before the show begins. Prices vary.
Art-Walk: 3rd Thursday of the month (excluding April) San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love Street, (325) 653-3333 & Downtown San Angelo, Inc., 36 E. Twohig, Suite 110, (325) 655-2345
Arts at ASU: ASU’s Robert G. and Nona K. Carr Education-Fine Arts Building, 942-2000. A variety of musicals, comedies and dramas are presented throughout the year. Call for reservations, schedule and ticket information.
San Angelo Civic Ballet Inc.: 15 W. Beauregard Ave., 653-8877
San Angelo Cultural Affairs Council: 36 E. Twohig Ave., 653-6793.  The Council presents, promotes, and improves artistic and cultural activities in San Angelo.  They sponsor the annual San Angelo’s Wine and Food Festival in April and the Cactus Jazz and Blues Festival in September.
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts: See description under ”Museums.” 1 Love St., 653-3333,
San Angelo Symphony: 36 E. Twohig Ave., second floor, 658-5877, A variety of concerts are hosted throughout the year with featured artists and the symphony orchestra. In addition to the orchestra, groups of community singers organized as the San Angelo Chorale also perform throughout the year. The symphony is best known for the July Pops Concert held on July 3 each year.
San Angelo Philharmonic Society: 949-1751, Twin Mountain Tonesmen Men’s Chorus: 947-TONE (8663)

Art Galleries

Angelo State University Art Gallery: Houston Harte University Center, ASU campus, 942-2062. Painting, photography and art exhibits are featured monthly. Sponsored by the University Center Program Council Arts Committee.
Black Swan Gallery:  118 S. Chadbourne St., 658-9776.  National and International Fine Art and Glass.
Chicken Farm Art Center: 2505 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., 653-4936
Framework Gallery:  76 N. Chadbourne St., 223-5828. Paintings by Clay Hejl.
Glass Prism: 225 S. Chadbourne, 653-4515
Kendall Art Gallery: 119 W. 1st St., 653-4405
Ruiz Studio & Gallery: 76 N. Chadbourne St., 655-0832
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts: Free children’s activities, ASU Faculty Exhibit, Edward R. Broida Collection, Nagas Installation by Gloria Kisch.  1 Love Street, 653-3333.
Studio of the Arts: Monday - Thursday. 11 E. Harris, 655-3505. Watercolors by Priscilla Nicholson, Open after 3:00 p.m.
Vernell Leach Watercolor Studio: 3224 Stanford Drive, 949-7508. Please call for appointment.
West End Collectibles: 3033 W. Harris Ave. Antique mall features original works by area artists.

Movie Theater

Cinemark-Tinseltown USA: 4425 Sherwood Way and Loop 306, 223-2858 or 223-2854.

Entertainment Venues

City of San Angelo Entertainment and Meeting Facilities:  Call 653-9577 for reservation information.
Bill Aylor Memorial RiverStage:  Outdoor stage on the banks of the North Concho River downtown.
Foster Communications Coliseum:  50 E. 43rd St., 6,500 seats.
McNease Convention Center:  500 Rio Concho Drive, 2,000 seats.
City Auditorium:  72 W. College Ave., 1,500 seats
El Paseo De Santa Angelo Courtyard:  Two covered outdoor facilities adjacent to the RiverStage.
ASU Junell Center/Stephens Arena:  2235 S. Jackson St., 942-2583, 5,000 seats.
ASU C. J.  Davidson Conference Center:  FMI:  942-2021, 1,000 seats.
1st Community Credit Union Spur Arena: 200 W. 43rd St., 563-7785,
Wells Fargo Pavilion: 4608 Grape Creek Road, 653-7785


Love Municipal Pool: 18 E. Ave. A, 657-4402
Brown Pool: 5320 U.S. Highway 87 N, 653-5594
Mary Lee Park Beach: Off Knickerbocker at Lake Nasworthy


Bart DeWitt Park: 100 blk W. River Drive
Kirby Community Park: 1400 Blk Edmund Blvd.


Angelo Skate & Fun Center: 34 Buick St., 944-7654
Roller Rink USA: 316 Baze, 655-6280


Stadium Lanes Bowling Center: 2105 Knickerbocker, 651-2695

Miniature Golf

Angelo Skate & Fun Center: 34 Buick St., 944-7654
College Hills Golf & Games: 2838 College Hills, 944-7654

Disc Golf Course

Bentwood Park: N. Howard st & Woodlawn
Picnic Bend: N. River & W. 14th
Middle Concho: Off Red Bluff Rd. on Middle Concho Dr. at Lake Nasworthy


Paintball Field: Knickerbocker Rd. between Hamilton Way & Sunset, 223-8082

Go Karts – Lazer Tag – Rockwall

Angelo Skate & Fun Center: 34 Buick St., 944-7654