Written by urban15 on Mar 20 2018 - 12:18pm
In celebration of National Poetry Month, April’s episode of Hidden Histories will present Mega Corazón 2018 on April 2, 2018, URBAN-15’s annual spoken word marathon featuring San Antonio’s premiere performance poets. Celebrating a hybrid San Antonio poetic tradition that combines street, classical, and slam performance styles, Mega Corazón is frontal, improvisational, at times painful, and often choreographed for a highly visual impact.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 23 2018 - 3:31pm
Replay video of the National Latino Children's Literature Conference during which San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and his wife, Erika Prosper, delivered dual keynote remarks in English and in Spanish as part of the international Campoy-Ada Awards ceremony.
Written by urban15 on Apr 11 2016 - 5:52pm
The 3rd annual Mega Corazon is a nine-hour poetry marathon that features San Antonio's best spoken word artists, performing live in our studio and webcast on our website at https://urban15.org/live-stream/.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 26 2016 - 2:00pm
Catch up and get ahead with the edge for the week of January 25, 2016. Mayor Ivy Taylor at UTSA: Cities and Citizens
Written by Clayton Price on Nov 9 2015 - 12:50pm
NOWCastSA webcast a poetic tribute to Texas State Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla on Nov. 10, 2015 from the auditorium of San Antonio's Central Library. You can replay the video any time right here on this page.  Tafolla and some of San Antonio's top performing artists will showcase poetry with dance, film, music, and dramatic readings. Enjoy the multicultural flavors of San Antonio:
Written by Laurie Posner on Oct 18 2015 - 9:43pm
“Roosevelt is proud to announce we are 1 of 7 sites to be named as recipient of the Planting Poet Trees project! Thanks to our special guests Senator Menendez and Poet, Dr. Carmen Tafolla!” On Friday, Oct. 16, State Poet Laureate of Texas Dr. Carmen Tafolla kicked off the Planting Poet Trees Project at Roosevelt High School in San Antonio.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 21 2015 - 2:47pm
The Edge: Helping you catch up and get ahead San Antonio’s heritage extends long before the Spanish Missions
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 17 2015 - 5:04pm
In this essay on video, Carmen Tafolla, the 2015 Poet Laureate of the State of Texas, asks us to change the way we look at history.
Written by City of San Antonio on Apr 5 2013 - 2:05pm
April is National Poetry Month. Nearly 20 years ago, the Academy of American Poets began dedicating this month to commemorating the efforts of those who celebrate the written and spoken word in its myriad forms. This year San Antonio is once again taking part in the festivities by offering a variety of poetry-related events occurring throughout the city, including initiatives planned by San Antonio’s Inaugural Poet Laureate, Dr. Carmen Tafolla.