Victorian Secrets Lecture and Demonstration - Cultural anthropologist Michaele Thurgood Haynes unveils a fascinating peek into the boudoir of the Victorian Era with an array of the intimate undergarments—including the bustle, chemises and corsets—necessary then to “exaggerate the shape of a proper Victorian lady.” A live model will demonstrate the intricate procedures required to complete robing. Haynes is author of Dressing up Debutantes: Pageantry and Glitz in Texas.
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Written by UIWPR on Jun 19 2018 - 2:33pm
Water is a critical issue for global security. Last year the Incarnate Word Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Committee in partnership with URBAN-15 participated in the Global Water Dance Movement growing on five continents to celebrate beauty, raise awareness, and call for advocacy. Learn of that on “El Ojo del Agua” https://urban15.org/hidden-histories/ and continue the tradition with family and friends and UIW efforts for sustainability. The University of the Incarnate Word provides reasonable accommodation with adequate notice.
Written by Laura Acevedo on Sep 22 2017 - 10:11am
Raise a pint to conservation! Whether you call it bier, brew, brewski, suds… if you like beer then you’ll love San Antonio Zoo’s Croctoberfest! There’ll be food and a wide selection of beers at the city’s wildest German-themed celebration. Plus, your ticket supports wildlife conservation! Food and beverage coupons can be purchased at the event to be used during the festival Ages 21 and older only. Buy tickets at this link.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 8 2015 - 6:48pm
Catch up and get ahead with the Edge for the week of Sept. 7 Texas school funding system punishes poor districts
Written by RPinner on Aug 20 2015 - 11:00am
San Antonio Water System (SAWS) wants residents to help shape the city’s water future by taking a quick survey and becoming engaged in the 2015 Water Management planning process with the launch of a new microsite known as WaterCitySA.com.
Written by MLAC on Feb 1 2015 - 12:33pm
Join Mitchell Lake's own Jason " THE BIRDNERD" St. Sauver for a fun but intensive morning of Advanced Birding Techniques. The day will include both indoor workshop training and outside practical time on the trails, and cover a wide variety of topics from birding by ear, utilizing apps & field online resources, behavior traits, and target listing and range/habitat mapping. FREE for members, $10 Non-members
Written by MLAC on Feb 1 2015 - 12:27pm
Join us during the full moon in February for a family-fun night all about OWLS! We'll have owl crafts, owl s'mores, owl prowl & listening walks, and a live owl presentation by our friends from SeaWorld San Antonio! FEES: $5/person or FREE for MLAC Members! • 6:30pm Owl Crafts, S'mores, and Owl Pellet dissection • 7:15pm LIVE OWL PRESENTATION! • 7:45pm Owl Prowl Walks & Tours to listen for owls and nightjars
Written by Kris_Serold on Apr 24 2014 - 12:58pm
Watch video of former mayor Phil Hardberger talking about his namesake park, its history and plans for the future. Scroll down to read more about the park.
Written by Kris_Serold on Nov 21 2013 - 12:20pm
The morning of Nov. 12, Bexar County 150th District Court Judge Janet Littlejohn lifted the temporary restraining order allowing the demolition of the KWEX Unvision building. Machines had resumed tearing down the building when local protestors jumped the fences halting the demolition. We took two cameras to the demolition site and gave one to Itza Carbajal, a protestor who was later arrested for jumping the fence.
Written by Susana on Feb 15 2011 - 3:53pm
Residents living in the West and Southwest sides of San Antonio met with city planners to find out how their neighborhoods will grow and what redevelopment and conservation efforts are in store.The second public meeting of the West/Southwest Sector was held Tuesday, Feb. 15 at Northwest Vista College located at 3535 N. Ellison Dr. You can watch video from the live Webcast here: