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Located on the campus of Del Mar College, the Richardson Performance Hall presents entertaining productions that feature college students, organizations and the community at-large as the primary actors. Most of the productions range from jazz music, percussion, dance and other types of stage performances like musicals.
The Texan is the place to be if you want that quintessential country/rock experience at a saloon type establishment. The Texan definitely provides modern technology to the sound stage and a hefty dose of tradition in the drinks and architecture. The jukebox has classics shuffling in-and-out, from Slayer to Johnny Cash, making every night an eclectic one.
The park formerly known the Corpus Christi Greyhound Race Track is the place to go if you want to see animals race their hearts out. The tracks present greyhound and horse races which equal a day of excitement. There are concession stands and a grandstand from where you can place your bets, and during the summer months, the indoor salon is air-conditioned, enclosed and well-furnished. Complimentary entry and parking every Wednesday through Sunday.
Quite possibly the most famous musician to come out of Corpus Christi, Selena Quintanilla's life journey can be seen through this museum. Her family built the museum after receiving letters from fans expressing their interest in a museum to commemorate the legendary Tejano singer. On display you will find several of Selena's stage costumes, most of which she designed herself, awards and other memorabilia. The museum even has Selena's red Porsche for visitors to see. All admission revenue goes to the Selena Foundation, which helps to aid children in need and provides scholarships to promising students.
A theater that puts the "unity" in "community", the Aurora Arts Theatre strives to bring people together through arts and culture. A small, intimate performance space, this theater works towards giving local artists an opportunity to firmly plant their feet in the burgeoning arts and theater scene of this coastal city. Named in the honor of a local community icon, the theater carries a sense of commitment to enriching South Side's cultural wealth.
The performing arts center at the Corpus Christi branch of Texas A&M University hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Mostly symphonies, choral groups and orchestras, but there are other events like musicals, workshops and talks as well. The modern venue was constructed in 2002 and the unique shape of the theater ensures that every seat is an intimate one.