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Written by Page Graham on Mar 23, 2017
From Síclovía to free musical concerts, there are dozens of events within the Alamo City to choose from. Here are a few events that we hope you enjoy.   Síclovía Sunday, March 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 23, 2017
Political and technology leaders from San Antonio were out in force for the duration of the interactive portion of South by Southwest in Austin. Choose San Antonio wrapped up its Casa San Antonio activation at the Half Step bar on March 12. But before the closure, the nonprofit group hosted a day’s worth of presentations revolving around Smart City initiatives.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Mar 20, 2017
Replay the webcast video from Texas Women of Influence, a panel discussion with San Antonio women leaders about their careers, the challenges they faced in business and their advice for other women.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Mar 20, 2017
In her work “Gitiiro,” Kenyan-born artist Naomi Wanjiku has cut, dyed and linked pieces of sheet metal to assemble her wall hanging that mimics the swaying movement of a dancer. Wanjiku explained that sheet metal is used mainly for roofing materials and walls and is particularly associated with Mabati women’s groups of the 1960s in Central Kenya. They organized to improve their communities by upgrading the roofs of their homes using sheet metal.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Mar 20, 2017
Jersey Mike’s Subs has partnered with Eva’s Heroes as its charity partner to benefit teens and adults with intellectual special needs. During the month of March, every customer who eats at Jersey Mike’s can choose to make a donation that will directly benefit Eva’s Heroes. “By simply making a donation during March, your purchase of a Jersey Mike’s meal can make a huge difference in the life of our participants,” explained Shawne Zakaria, executive director of Eva’s Heroes.