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Coppell Arts Center Presents THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY

Coppell Arts Center Presents THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY

Coppell Arts Center will bring immersive concert-style theater show The Simon & Garfunkel Story to Coppell on Saturday, March 5 at 2 PM and 8 PM. This production chronicles the musical legacy of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel using huge projection photos, original film footage, and a full live band performing all the hits, including ‘Mrs. Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’, and many more.

The two performances will take place in the Main Hall at the new Coppell Arts Center (505 Travis Street, Coppell, TX 75019). Tickets are $55 and on sale now at www.CoppellArtsCenter.org • 972-304-7047.

The Simon & Garfunkel Story is an immersive concert-style theater show chronicles the amazing journey shared by the folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. It tells the story from their humble beginnings as Tom & Jerry to their incredible success as one of the best-selling music groups of the

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Powers Art Center to open Andy Warhol show concurrent with Aspen Art Museum exhibition

The Powers Art Center will host an Andy Warhol exhibition opening in late November. Courtesy photo

The Powers Art Center in Carbondale will open an exhibit of Andy Warhol portraits and portfolios from the artist’s “Marilyn” and “Flowers” series.

It will run from Nov. 30 through April 2022, running concurrently with the recently announced Aspen Art Museum show “Andy Warhol: Lifetimes” running Dec. 3 to March 2022.

The exhibition is comprised of works from The John and Kimiko Powers Collection, now under the stewardship of the Ryobi Foundation.



John and Kimiko Powers first met Warhol in New York before the artist was well-known, according to the Powers Art Center announcement. John was impressed to see that Warhol was working without an assistant, and he decided to commission the artist to make a portrait of his wife. From then onward, Warhol and the couple became good friends. John and Kimiko visited

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Acadiana Center for the Arts camp teaches kids to transform doodles

Children explored different art techniques and tools as they “transformed their doodles” into stickers, bookmarks, placemats and larger-than-life replicas at the Acadiana Center for the Arts this week.

AcA kicked off its summer camp sessions with “Transform Your Doodles” for campers ages 6-12. While learning to bring their drawings to life, they also worked on critical thinking skills, collaboration and problem-solving.

The group started Monday with a blank page, drawing circles and turning them into donuts, faces and whatever they wanted. After the brainstorming doodle session, they took a photo of the drawing with an iPad and used a free digital art program called Fresco to color it with their fingers. By Friday they had turned their drawing into a sticker.

“Some were really different from what they started with,” said Bree Sargent, education director at AcA. 

That illustrated a lesson Sargent and camp leaders taught throughout the week —

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