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Written by Rudy Arispe on Feb 16, 2017
The Harp & Shamrock Society of Texas (HSS) will hold its 34th annual Harp & Shamrock Society 5K Run & Fitness Walk at Lady Bird Johnson Park, 10700 Nacogdoches Road on Saturday, March 11. The race begins to the sound of bagpipes at 8:30 a.m. and ends with Beethoven Dance Band, Guinness on tap and food—including Irish pasta and Irish “bangers” (sausage). 
Written by Rudy Arispe on Feb 16, 2017
The American Venice.   Courthouse Architecture.   Cattle Ranching Empire.   Civil War Diary.   Julian Onderdonk’s Lost Years.   Texas Politics in Pictures.   WWII Internment Camp.   Texas Trail Drives. The Cotton Revolution.   Independent Booksellers.  Where Texas Meets the Sea.  Books on these and other subjects relating to Texas history, architecture and culture are winners of the San Antonio Conservation Society’s annual 2017 Publication Awards.
Written by Page Graham on Feb 14, 2017
Second Saturday is a great occasion to catch up with friends and acquaintances, listen to multiple DJs spin tunes, grab some munchies from a food truck, have a beverage and above all, check out the art. As a recent visitor to San Antonio put it, “We don’t have anything like this in Austin. This event is so great because it’s primarily about the art.”  
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.