Ground Broken for New Performing Arts Center

MIDLAND COUNTY - Ground was broken Friday for a new performing arts center that will serve both Midland and Odessa.

Dignitaries gathered at the CEED building on Highway 191 at FM 1788 in Midland County for the ground breaking Friday afternoon.

The Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center will cost $89 million and allow West Texas to attract a new level of entertainment.

The 10 story building will go up over the next few years and should be ready for audiences in 2012.