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Television show to record in Port Aransas for Songwriters Showcase

Posted: 11:05 AM, Oct 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-11 13:34:57-04

October is National Arts & Humanities month, and the art community of Port Aransas is ready to celebrate!

Saturday afternoon from 1 to 6 p.m., the Port Aransas Art Center (104 N. Alister Street) will sponsor the 12th Annual PA Artabout.

Everyone is invited to stop by any of the 17 galleries, studios and design shops who will be opening their doors to offer unique art and refreshments for the one day event.

Meet the artists and their art on this self-guided tour, which begins at any of the following  locations (maps will be available):

  • Port a Glass Studio
  • Lydia Ann Art Studio
  • Potters on Cotter
  • Sarah Searight Studio
  • (A)ROAM (B) Roam Home
  • Castaways Gallery
  • Saltwater Gypsies
  • Island Made Art Studios
  • Amy Sullivan Studio
  • Shannon Lafayette Photography Port
  • Aransas Art Center
  • Trinity by the Sea Harvey Art
  • Lone Star Taste
  • Studio L. Leon
  • Mustang Island Art Gallery
  • Sunflower Beach Sales Gallery

For more information, call (361) 749-7334.

Then on Monday, Oct. 15, the 34th Annual Songwriters Showcase will once hold forth in what is a south Texas tradition.

A $5 gate fee benefits the Port Aransas Art Center.

Appearing from 6 to 10 p.m. at the historic Tarpon Inn Courtyard (200 E. Cotter) will be:

  • Ronnie Narmour, emcee
  • Bill Averbach
  • Elvin “Preecher” Williams
  • James Derkits
  • Carol Elliott
  • Hamp Brockman & Janet Drew
  • Guy Le Roux
  • Ty Dietz
  • Garrett Wieland & David King
  • Jered Clark
  • Woodie Lawson
  • Billy Snipes
  • Mike Williams

The Songwriters Across Texas television show out of Austin will be recording the Showcase live.