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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.
Written by Don Mathis on Jan 31, 2017
Las Tesoros de San Antonio are aptly named. These ranchera singers from the Westside are city as well as national treasures.   The women of Las Tesoros are Rita “La Calandria” Vidaurri, Beatriz “La Paloma del Norte” Llamas,” and Blanca “Blanquita Rosa” Rodriguez – three strong women who helped build the foundations for San Antonio’s rich musical cultura.  
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 30, 2017
On Jan. 29, 2017, about 250 people gathered in San Antonio's Main Plaza to protest the Trump Administration's move to ban Muslim refugees and to build a wall on the border of the United States and Mexico. Watch a full video of the rally below.   In their own words, here is their story.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 26, 2017
Esperanza Center for Peace and Justice is marking its 30th anniversary throughout 2017. But for individuals who have long been associated with the nonprofit, such as director Graciela Sanchez, Esperanza is not standing idly by, celebrating with a few special events. Sanchez. other staff members, volunteers and supporters of the Esperanza have plenty to do, addressing a variety of local and global issues, like they always have.
Written by JamiAlise on Jan 25, 2017
AACOG’s Weatherization Assistance Program assists low-income households overcome the high cost of energy by installing weatherization energy conservation measures in their houses at no cost to the program participant. Both home owners and renters can apply. The program is open to applicants whose overall household gross income falls at or below 150 percent of the Federal poverty level: *Families with more than five members, add $6,270 for each additional person. To become eligible for the Program you must comply with the following: