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Community Crossroads welcomes musical artist Omar "Omie" Mendoza

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Meet singer Omar "Omie" Mendoza on Community Crossroads this week.The 36-year-old has a new single out with Tejano music legend Stephanie Lynn. Omar is from Alice and started singing again to help deal with the loss of his parents. He started dancing and singing as a child and is a vocalist for the band M-Dos. For more call 361-227-1013 or email here.  You can find Omar on Facebook and Instagram at OMIEMUSICA.

The 4th Annual Riverside Food Truck Festival is Saturday, July 21, 2018. This year you can expect 19 food trucks and other non-food vendors. The event attracts about 8000 people and is held at Riverside Park, 405 Memorial Drive. The event is pet friendly and a pet groomer will even be set up. Expect live music, inflatables, a corn hole tournament, volleyball and arts and crafts. Call 361-579-3080 or 361-655-9134 for more details. You can also follow them on Facebook at RIVERSIDEFOODTRUCKFEST.

Dueling Pianos is coming up July 20th at 6 p.m. in Cuero. The event helps the DeWitt Medical Foundation. It takes place at The Venue on Church Street, 125 E. Church St. in Cuero. Expect a food truck and cash bar. 

This is the 2nd annual event and features two pianos with top-notch entertainers. The audience can offer tips to increase the likelihood the pianist will perform a song choice. Tickets are $25. 

You can follow them on Facebook at DEWITTMEDICALFOUNDATION.

To buy tickets call 361-524-6103 or email here.

Artist Trent Rickman is on the show to talk about his artwork. Trent does Acrylic Abstract and has worked as an artist for 13 years. His goal is to be of service to humanity and he wants to bring some beauty to the world. He studied under his favorite artist Alex Grey. 

Some of his work is currently on display at Wild Foods, 207 N. Navarro. You can learn more by calling 361-703-5205.


Here's what we're working on for next week: YMCA Corporate Event, Mark Longoria with Long Term Hurricane Harvey Recovery. 

If you have an idea email James.

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