This Week in Allen      
       October 9-16            

Blue House Too
Art Space @ 934 Watters Creek Blvd
Hours: Wed - Fri: 5-9 pm;  Saturdays: 1-9 pm; and Sundays: 1-6 pm

Abstract Circle Stories
Opening Reception Friday, Oct 12, 6-8pm
Exhibit open until November 11
Free Event

'Abstract Circle Stories' features the works of painter Maegan Kirschner and sculptor Jeff Rosenfeld.

20 under 20: Call for Artists

Application Deadline: November 30, midnight
Exhibit: January 11 - February 10, 2019
Free to enter

"20 under 20" is seeking original artwork from artists under the age of 20 (as of February 10, 2019). 

All media will be considered. All art should be ready for installation at the time of the exhibit. 

Artists may submit up to 3 works of art. The application must include one image per artwork; for sculpture and installations, artists may use two additional images for details.

Apply to:

Allen Public Library presents

The Cloudbuster Nine: The Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team Who Helped Win World War II
Thursday, October 11 @ 7:30 pm 
Free Event

Anne Keene, author of The Cloudbuster Nine: The Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team Who Helped Win World War II, shares the story of the professional athletes who enlisted in the military to help win the war.

Allen's Community Theatre presents
Arsenic and Old Lace 
Friday, October 12 & Saturday, October 13 at 7:00 pm; Sunday, October 14 at 3:00 pm
Tickets $17 - $22
Mortimer Brewster is living a happy life: he has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, he's just become engaged, and he gets to visit his sweet spinster aunts to announce the engagement. His world is turned upside down when he realizes that his dear aunts have been poisoning lonely old men for years! An uproarious farce on plays involving murder.

Upcoming Events

Dark Art VALAween party by Visual Arts League of Allen, October 20

Allen ISD Fourth Grade Youth Concert by Allen Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Chorus, November 14

A Soulful Celebration by the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Chorus, December 7

The Nutcracker by the Allen Civic Ballet, December 15 &  16

Regular Event - open to public

How to Support Us

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