Where is a book transformed into artwork and a library transformed into a museum? In January and February of 2016, the gallery at San Antonio Central Library became a Book Garden ~ a home to oversized southwestern lizards, busts of Renaissance men, Zen rocks and other sculptures, all created by Taiwanese-born artist Long-Bin Chen. On first glance, most people think the carvings are made from marble or stone - but in fact they are sculpted from books and magazines.
Browse Stories in Charleston
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 8 2016 - 1:47pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 13 2015 - 7:12pm
Mayor Taylor’s Statement on Confederate Monuments SAN ANTONIO (July 9, 2015) — “Slavery and the Civil War are part of the American legacy. For more than 200 years we’ve been trying to fully realize the revolutionary premise of democracy: all men are created equal.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 13 2015 - 6:09pm
The Edge: Helping you catch up and get ahead on local news. Move to change Robert E. Lee High School’s name
Written by KaylaWilson on Jul 12 2015 - 7:08pm
I started a petition to rename San Antonio's Robert E. Lee High School in 2015 after seeing the suggestion by former Mayor Juliån Castro on his Facebook page. (This article in the San Antonio Current details what Castro wrote.)
Written by Cary Clack on Jun 19 2015 - 9:21pm
A sanctuary is a place of refuge, somewhere we go to seek shelter and retreat from the world. It is a place made sacred by faith and by the promise of protection, solace and strength. A sanctuary can be a house of worship or any secular dwelling where we can be refreshed and renewed.