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Written by Rudy Arispe on Sep 20, 2016
Updated: “Embroidering the Old Spanish Trail” which celebrates the construction in the 1920s of the Old Spanish Trail,  the transcontinental highway that linked southern states from Florida to California, opens with an artist reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct, 13 at Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road.
Written by Garrett Heath on Sep 19, 2016
Maria’s Café on South Nogalitos is the quintessential San Antonio Tex-Mex dive. In business for almost 30 years, the café is a popular destination for politicos, celebrities, restaurateurs and artists alike. Andy Benavides, entrepreneur and visual artist, told me about Maria’s years ago while discussing our Mexican food favorites.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Sep 15, 2016
The San Antonio Feminist Film Festival is returning for a second edition of offerings of feature films and documentaries that reflect the evolution of women's empowerment and the struggles for equality.
Written by Marisela Barrera on Sep 12, 2016
Harvey Mireles stood in a Westside bakery, staring at the pan dulce, when the name for his new initiative, a nonprofit focused on the art of printmaking, hit him faster than a whiff of a fresh concha. “This is a panedería,” he thought. “Why can't there be a printería?”
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 10, 2016
About 300 people gathered at the Institute of Texan Cultures on Sept. 9, 2016 to learn about each other's cultures through food dance and conversation. Organizers include State Senator José Menéndez, State Representative Diego Bernal, State Representative Ina Minjarez, Councilman Roberto C. Treviño, Councilman Cris Medina, Councilman Ron Nirenberg, and community partners from the Jewish Federation, San Antonio’s Sikh community, PeaceCENTER, Dialogue Institute of the Southwest, the Institute of Texan Cultures and more. Here is the story in your own words: