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Blue Star Art Space's annual fundraiser - recently renamed Red Dot & Glam - is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 27. General admission tickets to the opulently themed, "Moulin Rouge meets Moroccan Harem," extravaganza are $60 per person at the door. DJ and artist Agosto Cuellar will provide the night's entertainment; and the sumptuous food spread is courtesy of Central Market. VIP tickets to the event are $100 per person. Blue Star is also offering various sponsorship packages, which include access to the VIP room, membership, and various other perks. Call 227-6960 for more info.

Margaret Craig's "Glutton for Color," an exhibition of scientific process-inspired multimedia creations at RC Gallery, closes on Saturday, March 22, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Craig delights in drawing attention to the microcosmic realm of the natural world, often drawing on her background in biology for stimulus. She also holds an MFA in printmaking from UTSA, and is currently the department chair of painting, drawing, and printmaking at the Southwest School of Art and Craft. For more information, contact the Rhonda Kuhlman at RC at 222-9404.

On Saturday, March 29, an impressive roster of traditional and contemporary artists - including Jesse Treviño, Vincent Valdez, Adan Hernandez, Alex Rubio, Cesar Martinez, L.A. David, and Armando Sanchez - join together to celebrate the life and work of fallen Chicano activist Cesar Chavez. The event will take place at Gallista Gallery, painter Joe Lopez' studio and exhibition space, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., following the annual Cesar Chavez Memorial March. Gallista is located at 1913 South Flores. For more information, go to or contact Lopez at 212-8606.

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