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Written by Don Mathis on Jan 12, 2017
Verónica Castillo specializes in Trees of Life. The branches of her clay trees are not only ornamented with the usual leaves and flowers, but also singing birds, dancing dogs, and strolling guitarists may adorn the foliage.   The Forest Hills Branch Library, 5245 Ingram Road, is featuring the intricate ceramic artwork of Castillo, a recipient of the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship, until March 15.  
Written by Don Mathis on Jan 11, 2017
Black Lives Matter is more than just a buzzword for the decade. It has been the focus for African-American activists for more than 50 years.   The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), formed in the 1960s, was one of the most important organizations of the local Civil Rights Movement. On Friday, Nov. 18, leaders of SNCC and the Black Power Party held a poetry reading at the Little Carver Theater.  
Written by Rudy Arispe on Jan 10, 2017
Women from San Antonio and surrounding counties, from virtually all walks of life, are invited to the “Drive for Five” membership kick-off event for Impact San Antonio from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 at the Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Jan 06, 2017
Base Entertainment has hired Ryan Latham as general manager of Battle For Texas: The Experience, a multi-media exhibition of the infamous 1836 Battle of the Alamo that symbolized the early struggle for Texas independence.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 06, 2017
Freezing (and in some cases, icy) weather did not dampen the spirits of more than 100 people who attended the DreamWeek San Antonio opening ceremony Jan. 6. Gathered for a warm, freshly cooked breakfast at The Spire at Sunset Station, the attendees heard powerful words of hope, compassion and cultural diversity from guest speakers and organizers.