Celebrating the arts | Local entertainment

Sun, fun and the arts. This summer has been full of great energy and many wonderful events.

SAGE was recently part of a great festival — Celebrate the Arts. This is a great and wonderful weekend of events hosted by the many great and wonderful art organizations here in Sheridan and the surrounding areas.

SAGE along with the WYO Theater hosted the kick off event of Art Alley. The evening event hosted member artists of SAGE, performing artists of the community and the WYO and art organizations and supporters from the community. A fantastic evening to show the talent within

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Celebrating 20 years of CVPA at the Star Store

NEW BEDFORD —  Downtown will be alight with free art and entertainment on Sept. 9 as a fully live AHA! night fills the streets to celebrate the role that the arts play in the economic revival of New Bedford.

This month’s theme celebrates 20 years since the opening of the UMass Dartmouth Star Store Campus for the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Dean A. Lawrence Jenkens said, “ . . . students and faculty contribute to the increasingly vibrant cultural life of the city which fuels investment and interest around the Star Store. This artistic ecosystem has been incredibly

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Firefighter celebrating his wedding anniversary found dead in Cancun, Mexico

A Texas firefighter was found dead in the bathroom window of a hotel in Cancun, Mexico, this week, officials said.

Prosecutors in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo launched an investigation into the circumstances that led to the man’s death on Thursday. So far, investigators have found no signs of violence at the scene, indicating “it could have been an accident,” authorities added Friday.

Elijah Snow, who had been a firefighter in the city of Arlington for eight years, had traveled to the popular tourist destination with his wife to celebrate their wedding anniversary, friends told NBC Dallas-Fort Worth.

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