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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 08, 2016
Where is a book transformed into artwork and a library transformed into a museum? Through February 20, 2016,  the gallery at San Antonio Central Library has become a Book Garden ~ a home to oversized southwestern lizards, busts of Renaissance men, Zen rocks and other sculptures, all created by Taiwanese-born artist Long-Bin Chen. On first glance, most people think the carvings are made from marble or stone - but in fact they are sculpted from books and magazines.
Written by San Antonio Pub... on Feb 05, 2016
The StoryCorps trailer returns to San Antonio for a month to record interviews at the San Antonio Central Library as part of its cross-country MobileBooth tour. Drumming, revelry and dance provided by Urban-15 will welcome the highly acclaimed national oral history project to the Alamo City, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, February 6, at the San Antonio Central Library, 600 Soledad Street.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Feb 03, 2016
Have you ever fantasized about riding atop a Fiesta float, adorned in a regal sash and glittering crown while waving to throngs of festive parade-goers? Make that dream a reality by running as a king or queen candidate for Chips ‘N Salsa, an official Fiesta event benefitting SA Youth. The nonprofit organization keeps at-risk, inner-city kids off the streets and engaged in learning after the school bell rings.
Written by Cary Clack on Jan 31, 2016
That Americans have been sending bottled water to a people in desperate need is no surprise. We are a generous people who are often quick and eager to respond to a crisis. Whether it’s an earthquake in Haiti, a tsunami in Japan or flooding here at home, those hurt by such tragedies can expect assistance from the people of the United States.
Written by woodlawntheatre on Jan 28, 2016
On February 10, Whole Foods Market is hosting a Community Giving Day for Woodlawn Theatre where five percent of that entire day’s net sales at both San Antonio Whole Foods Market locations will be donated to Woodlawn Theatre.