Jason Roberts brings Texas Swing to the Uptown Theater

Jason Roberts and his band at the Uptown Theater.   ┬ęBob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter - 2016

Jason Roberts and his band at the Uptown Theater. ┬ęBob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – 2016

Grammy Award-winning, fiddle player Jason Roberts with the Jason Roberts Band brought his signature Texas Swing music to the Uptown Theater Saturday night.

Roberts played 20 years with the world famous Asleep at the Wheel. During his time with Asleep at the Wheel, Roberts recorded with Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Johnny Gimble, Leon Rausch, Vince Gill and Brad Paisley. He also played a 14-show tour with Van Morrison.

Grand Prairie Main Library reopens with Summer Reading celebration

Grand Prairie’s Main Library has been closed since January, undergoing extensive remodeling. The Library will reopen on Saturday, June 4 at 10 am. The Library reopens with a new children’s library, new programming space, new study rooms, new shelves, new furniture, and a whole new look.

Grand Prairie Arts Council – 2016 Annual Summer Musical, “Mary Poppins”

Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure. Jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. She takes the children on magical adventures, and even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that “Anything can happen if you let it.”