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Posted: Friday, February 15, 2013 4:30 am

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Elvis tribute artist Vince King and Fever, the ultimate tribute band, perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. VIP tickets are $20, general admission is $15. Tables of 10 are available. Get tickets at the civic center business office, 3601 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen, or call (254) 501-3888. For more information, go to www.visionsoftheking.com.

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The Central Texas Bellydance Association is having two workshops at the Harker Heights Library, 400 Indian Trail, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. The workshop features include Add Moves and Style with Liora. Cost for members is $45 and $49 for non-members.

Local Music

The Kenny Orts Band performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today at Bo’s Barn Dancehall at 4984 W. Farm-to-Market 93 in Temple. Cover charge is $10.

The 35 South Band is Saturday night’s featured entertainment from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cover charge is $8.

Catch karaoke every Thursday night from 8:30 to 11:30 with a DJ until 1:30 a.m. For more information, go to www.bosbarndancehall.com or call (254) 939-7131.

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The Dead Fish Grill at 2207 Lake Road in Belton presents live music many evenings. For more information, call (254) 939-5771 or go to www.deadfishgrill.com.

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Schoepf’s BBQ presents live music some nights. Schoepf’s is at 702 E. Central Ave. in Belton. For more information, go to www.schoepfsbbq.com.

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You’re invited to a night of family fun and entertainment at Rapper’s Delight on the first Friday of every month at 7 p.m. at Rising Star Baptist Church in Waco. There will be live performances, a DJ and an open mic segment. Admission is free. For more information or to be on the program, call Dru Bar-jona at (254) 717-1479 or email dru@ucwrecords.com.

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Tickets are on sale for the The Miracle Tour featuring Third Day on April 7 at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton. Get tickets at the expo center box office, select H-E-Bs, Fort Hood ITR, by phone at (512) 477-6060 or online at www.texasboxoffice.com. Fees may apply.

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Tickets are on sale for upcoming concerts at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin: Eric Clapton March 17, Bon Jovi April 10 and Rush April 23. Tickets are available at all Texas Box Office outlets, including select H-E-B stores, Fort Hood ITR, by phone at (512) 477-6060 or 1-800-982-2386 or online at www.texasboxoffice.com. Fees may apply.

Farmers Markets

The Water Street Farmers Market in Belton is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Local vendors will have a variety of vegetables, foods and crafts. The market is downtown on Water Street in front of The Gin.

Arts & Theater

“Vivarium” highlights the ceramic works of Susan Kennedy and is on display through March 1 in the upper art gallery of the Central Texas College library. Meet the artist at a reception from 5 to 6 p.m. Feb. 21. The reception and the exhibit are free and open to the public.

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The Temple College Visual Arts Department presents a photography exhibit called “Two Views…Margaret and Mike Williamson” in the gallery at the corner of Fifth Street and Avenue U. The exhibit will be on display through April 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Dancing

Join In the Mood for dancing at 13 S. Main St., Temple. Tonight is the Country Western Dance from 8 to 11 p.m. for $5 a person. Come at 7 p.m. for a dance lesson, pay $8 and stay for the dance for free. Attire is dressy casual. Dances classes are available throughout the week. For more information, call (254) 773-7088, email itmood@vvm.com or go to inthemoodballroom.com.

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Free line dance classes are offered at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday. For more information, call Brenda Smith at (254) 690-5540.

Bars, Clubs

Joker’s Icehouse Bar & Grill offers drink and food specials throughout the week. For more information, call (254) 245-9944 or go to www.jokersicehousebarandgrill.com. Joker’s Icehouse is at 3404 W. Stan Schlueter Loop in Killeen.

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Come out to All Bottoms Up, 1505 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., Harker Heights, every Wednesday from 8 p.m. to midnight for Open Mic/Open Jam. Singers, songwriters, musicians, comedians and poets are welcome. For more information, call (254) 699-095.

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Enjoy Christian karaoke the second and third Saturday of every month from 7 to 10 p.m. at 103 Avenue D in Copperas Cove. All ages are welcome. A refreshment stand is open. For more information, contact Sandra Andrews at (254) 547-4546.

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Catch live music and other events at The Gin, 219 S. East St. in Belton. For upcoming events, go to www.thegin.net or text GINEVENTS to 96362.

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Don’t miss live music Fridays and Saturdays at The Lounge Upstairs at The Range Restaurant, 101 N. Main St., Salado, with martinis and manicures on Thursday nights. For more information, call (254) 947-3828 or go to www.therangerestaurant.com.

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The Legend Club in Salado presents live music on Fridays and Saturdays. Mondays include a poker tournament, happy hour all night, and blues on the big screen. Thursday is singer-songwriter night. The club is at 11333 1670 Lane in Salado at exit 286. For more information, call (254) 947-2582 or go to www.saladolegendclub.com.

Clubs, Meetings

The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library will hold the next Hill Country Authors Series at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the library, 402 W. Eighth St. in Georgetown. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The featured author will be Alyssa Harad.

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The Killeen Civic Art Guild has open studio time from 5 to 8 p.m. Mondays and offers various workshops from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Killeen Art and Activity Center, 802 N. Second St., Suite D 100. For more information, contact Samra Thompson at sunflwr809@hot.rr.com or (254) 698-2009 or go to www.kcag.net.

Festivals, Events

“Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America” is on display through March 9 at the Bell County Museum, 201 N. Main St., Belton. Admission and activities are free. The museum is open from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call (254) 933-5243.

Fundraisers

The Greater Killeen Young Professionals plan the 2013 Rock the Foundation Casino Night from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Killeen. Proceeds benefit the Friend of Texas A&M University- Central Texas scholarship fund. Admission is free, but chips must be purchased to play casino games, such as poker, black jack and roulette. For more information, call Jenna at (254) 526-9551 or go to killeenchamber.com.

Planetarium

The following films are now showing at the Mayborn Planetarium and Space Theater at Central Texas College:

Today’s shows

Stars: The Powerhouses of the Universe at 7 p.m.

Dinosaur Passage to Pangea at 8 p.m.

Natural Selection at 9 p.m.

Saturday shows

Zula Patrol: Down to Earth at 11 a.m.

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure at noon.

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion at 1 p.m.

Two Small Pieces of Glass at 2 p.m.

Nanocam: A Trip into Biodiversity at 3 p.m.

We Are Astronomers at 4 p.m.

Stars: The Powerhouses of the Universe at 7 p.m.

Dinosaur Passage to Pangea at 8 p.m.

Natural Selection at 9 p.m.

Sunday shows

Two Small Pieces of Glass at 2 p.m.

Nanocam: A Trip into Biodiversity at 3 p.m.

We Are Astronomers at 4 p.m.

Weekday matinees

Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes at noon Monday.

Laser Spirit at 1 p.m. Monday.

Kaluoka’hina: The Enchanted Reef at 2 p.m. Monday and Thursday.

For a show description, upcoming schedule and ticket prices, go to www.starsatnight.org or call (254) 526-1800.

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