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Written by Rudy Arispe on Feb 13, 2017
Bihl Haus Arts celebrates the tenth anniversary of the On and Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour during the annual gallery walk from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, February 19, in San Antonio’s Deco District.  
Written by Brooke Cowey on Feb 10, 2017
Replay the video: New York Times bestseller Jan Jarboe Russell discusses her book The Train to Crystal City at the Central Library Auditorium.  This book is about a secret internment camp in Texas during World War II. These camps housed Japanese, German and Italian immigrants.
Written by Don Mathis on Feb 07, 2017
“Ending Racism in About an Hour” was the conversation led by W. Kamau Bell at San Antonio College (SAC) Thursday night, Feb. 2. “In these days, it may take two or three hours,” the California comedian quipped. SAC’s McAllister Fine Arts Center was packed with 600 people to hear the stand-up comic and television host deliver what he called ‘The W. Kamau Bell Curve.’
Written by Don Mathis on Feb 02, 2017
The Alameda Theater, which opened in 1949 at 318 W. Houston Street, has been shuttered for nearly 30 years. Despite water stains on the ceiling and eastern walls, despite the removal of nearly 2,500 seats, the theater retains its grandiosity. 
Written by Rudy Arispe on Feb 01, 2017
The Alamo City will be treated to a melting pot of international music when Musical Bridges Around the World presents its fourth International Music Festival from Feb. 12-26 at the Tobin Center, Empire Theatre and Southwest School of Art.  The festival reaches more than 100,000 people annually. Performing artists from Indonesia, Cuba, Argentina, Spain, Armenia and Canada will be represented in eight concerts, including a special performance by Grammy-nominated, jazz player Joey Alexander on Feb. 18 at the Empire Theater.