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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.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 15, 2017
“San Antonio is in the middle of a renaissance.” So says Hugh Daschbach, culinary concierge of Hotel Emma at Pearl.
Written by Adda Montalvo on Mar 15, 2017
La maternidad, la presencia política, el espacio espiritual y sagrado, la identidad y memoria y el realismo mágico son algunos de los temas que las 15 artistas participantes en la exhibición “El lugar de la mujer es…” (A Woman's place is...) del Centro de Artes
Written by Rudy Arispe on Mar 13, 2017
Ever wonder what it would be like to have been one of the defenders who bravely held back Mexican forces during the Battle of the Alamo? To embark on the journey of Texas settlers who finds themselves fighting for Texas independence? Now you can!