It is with great honor that The Urban-15 Group announces that its’ first ever winner of this years’ Gregg Barrios “Precious Words” Prize is none other than the world-renowned poet, writer, and Tejana; Amalia Ortiz. Amalia is a woman of many achievements. She is a published author, playwright, and activist whose poetry book, “Rant. Chant. Chisme.” was handpicked by NBC News’ “10 Great Latino Books in 2015.” Congratulations are in order for Amalia!
Written by urban15 on May 12 2021 - 1:33pm
Written by City of San Antonio on May 1 2021 - 12:43pm
Celebrate the world debut of San Antonio Botanical Garden’s Frida Kahlo Oasis exhibition. Opening weekend will feature exhibition tours, Frida-inspired hands-on activities, cash bar and food prepared by Jason Dady and more. The exhibition will be on display from May 8 – November 2, 2021. Fee: Included with Garden admission and membership About Frida Kahlo Oasis
Written by City of San Antonio on May 1 2021 - 12:00pm
In support of arts and artists in San Antonio, ¡VIVA! A Live Telethon will take place on Saturday, May 8 from 6:00 p.m. to midnight, in partnership with Luminaria, Nelco Media, and Texas Public Radio. The 6-hour telethon will be hosted by local musician Garrett T. Capps and livestreamed on the Texas Public Radio Facebook page from the Malú & Carlos Alvarez Theater & Studio, inside the Irma & Emilio Nicolas Media Center, at Texas Public Radio’s new downtown headquarters. The program will also be streamed on multiple Facebook channels, YouTube, TPR.org, and LuminariaSA.org.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Apr 22 2021 - 1:11pm
Scroll down to see the candidates’ views on public safety and gun violence from various forums and town halls leading up to the May 1, 2021 election. From the Mayoral Candidate Town Hall by NOWCastSA Q: How will you make San Antonio a safer place for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists? How can your policies help bring more resources to these San Antonians? Ron Nirenberg: https://youtu.be/Ioa1CDH5als?t=997
Written by Kristen Ruby C… on Apr 14 2021 - 9:10pm
The 6th Annual Quaker Fair featuring unique graduation gifts as well as fundraising for various non-profit community groups kicks off Saturday, May 22 at 9:00 a.m. and the fun won’t stop until 1:00 p.m. Join this "festival for good” at the Quaker Meetinghouse located at 7052 North Vandiver and Eisenhauer Rd.
Written by City of San Antonio on Mar 30 2021 - 3:46pm
Common sense tips can keep every member of your family safe at the party.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 30 2021 - 12:31am
Music fans and moviegoers who have attended past South by Southwest festivals are familiar with standing in long lines to see a showcase artist or watch the premiere of a highly anticipated film. But, more than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been no lines or crowded venues in Austin, or anywhere else. Following a pandemic-forced cancellation in 2020, SXSW returned this March in an all-virtual format and featured discussions about how the music and film industries have adapted to the outbreak and plan to navigate uncertain post-pandemic waters.
Written by esperanzacenter on Mar 29 2021 - 5:33pm
"Truly Texas Mexican" is a road movie that weaves through Texas cities, naming the racism that erased indigenous history, while celebrating the food that has kept community memory and heritage alive. Over time and during conquest, Texas Mexican home cooking, or "comida casera," sustained indigenous identity. Cooking foods like nopalitos, deer, mesquite and tortillas, women were/are leaders in the cultural resistance against colonization.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Mar 25 2021 - 2:24pm
Easter Baskets Giveaway at the Claude M Black Center! 300 baskets will be given on a first come, first serve basis. Child MUST be present to receive free basket.
Written by esperanzacenter on Mar 19 2021 - 5:00pm
Join us for our monthly live-streamed Noche Azul concert with Azul Barrientos, available on Facebook and YouTube! This month’s concert is dedicated to Boleros! 🎵 🎶 Azul will be accompanied by George and Aaron Prado. This event will take place on Saturday, March 27th @ 8pm CT (In English) & Sunday, March 28th @ 3pm CT (En Español) View the concert via Facebook