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Written by Rudy Arispe on Jul 29, 2014
The former Scottish Rite Theatre & Grand Ballroom, which has become one of the most recognizable landmarks in the Alamo City since opening in 1924, will now operate as the Scottish Rite Performing Arts Center  as part of its rebranding and refurbishment efforts as it celebrates its 90th anniversary.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 19, 2014
Replay Video: NOWCastSA webcast a mini-conference at Gemini Ink on July 20 where local writers, activists and artists discussed how our words can change our landscape.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Jul 16, 2014
Argentine actor, model and entertainer Julián Gil, professional boxer Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, television legend Don Francisco and Dra. Ana María Polo of the popular TV show “Caso Cerrado” are among the international influencers and celebrities who will participate in the highly-anticipated 3rd annual Festival PEOPLE en Español. On Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sunday, Aug. 31, “Inspiring the Next Generation” takes center stage with a family-fun weekend experience at San Antonio’s Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Jul 14, 2014
After being given a project assignment in her art class at San Antonio College, Diana Martinez was walking through a party goods store when she spotted boxes of multi-colored, plastic cutlery. “Having an interior design background, I tend to see beauty in ordinary things,” she said. “I was drawn to their translucency.”
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 08, 2014
Congratulations to the San Antonio Fire Department’s (SAFD) very own Arson K-9, Kai, for being named one of the eight finalists for the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards. Thanks to the public’s votes, Kai beat out more than a dozen other dogs to win the “Arson Dogs” category and she must now face off against the winners of the seven other categories. Voting is now open for the final round that will determine which heroic hound will be named this year’s American Hero Dog, at the fourth annual Hero Dog Awards in California.