Tony Plana has been a professional actor in film and television for over 40 years with many roles ranging from a 19th century Mexican bandit in Three Amigos, to the Secretary of State in the West Wing, and a college cadet in An Officer and a Gentleman. Tony Plana gives a relatable approach to graduates in the beginning of his keynote address, saying that he is the first in his family with a college degree. (Click here to watch when speech starts)
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Last year, just before the year ended in December, MacKenzie Scott, a philanthropist, donated about $4 billion in total to 384 organizations. Some of those included organizations in San Antonio such as:
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Aug 4 2020 - 2:16pm
Pan African Women’s Day 2020 will be a virtual event focusing on the systematic Culture of Violence against African women and girls. They will remember Breonna Taylor, Sandra Bland, Justine Uwa, and thousands of women who have been killed or brutalized by agents of capitalism and within our own community. No justice is yet to be obtained.
Written by Jeanne Albrecht on Aug 29 2018 - 10:25am
Marguerite McCormick has been named Chair of the 2018-2019 Artist Series of the Tuesday Musical Club (TMC), the oldest music club for women in Texas.
Written by Beth Graham on May 29 2018 - 10:39am
The Friends of the San Antonio Public Library are now accepting nominations for their annual Arts & Letters awards, recognizing San Antonians who have made outstanding contributions in the fields of the arts and literature, including the visual arts, dramatic arts, musical arts, and any genre of the written arts, including journalism.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 26 2017 - 1:40pm
This video by the ACLU explains the presidential actions regarding transgender students and the civil rights case heading to the U.S. Supreme Court on March 28. Last year, President Barack Obama said civil rights laws should cover transgender students, but in 2017, President Donald Trump said transgender students should not be covered by civil rights laws. But the courts determine the law, and the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on this issue on March 28, 2017.
Written by gsbaird on Feb 17 2017 - 2:22pm
No one questions the need to improve upon the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.
Written by Jason Gil on Jan 12 2017 - 11:43pm
This coming Second Saturday, Jan. 14 from 7 p.m. till 10 p.m., Dock Space Gallery will be showcasing Rodolfo Choperena’s “Interventions of Light”, a phantasmagorical photography exhibit inspired by Carl Sagan.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 12 2017 - 3:22pm
SA2020, the local nonprofit that’s charting San Antonio’s progress in several categories over a decade, said 41 percent of 59 target goals have been achieved or exceeded. That was one of the big takeaways from a DreamWeek luncheon held Jan. 12 at the Witte Museum’s Mays Family Center.
Written by Jason Gil on Nov 9 2016 - 12:18pm
John Webb at Dock Space Gallery John Webb is a practicing architect, professor in UTSA’s architecture program, an artist with an MFA from UTSA (emphasis on sculpture), and a master craftsman employing all his training to create exquisite, masterfully crafted sculpture using bodily and mechanical forms as well as ingenious furniture art whose aesthetics please and intrigue the eye.