El Centro de Artes, housed in the big pink building in downtown's Market Square, was designed to be a center for Latino art and culture. In a city with a majority Latino population, El Centro de Artes, formerly known as the Museo Alameda and other monikers, has been mostly dormant. With only a string of art exhibits that have popped up occasionally like a skipping stone across water, can El Centro de Artes finally claim its space as the center of San Antonio's Latino art and culture? City of San Antonio Councilman Roberto C. Treviño (D1) says yes.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Sep 20 2016 - 5:36pm
Although her journeys have carried her from her home in Kenya to the campus of UCLA, to the streets of San Francisco and finally to the opens arms of the Alamo City, Naomi Wanjiku Gakunga still cherishes her African roots and culture, and fond memories of her grandmother and her friends, who were basket weavers.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Mar 18 2015 - 11:59am
At 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, the Magik Theatre will provide an opportunity for patrons on the autism spectrum and their families to enjoy live theatre with a sensory-friendly performance of Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play! During a sensory-friendly performance, house lights are kept on, sound levels are lower, audience members are free to talk and leave their seats during the performance, a designated quiet area is provided, outside snacks are permitted, and audience numbers are kept smaller, to offer an experience that will be both enjoyable and comfortable.
Written by southwest work… on Mar 13 2015 - 2:48pm
Mujeres Mercado is one year old! Our anniversary will be held Sunday, March 22 in the historic Eastside, where Mujeres Mercado was born, in a community we are proud to have opened our storefront & cultural center, The Vibrant Community. With such a diverse and beautiful history, the Eastside is an economy that we're excited to contribute to.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 19 2014 - 12:56pm
Replay Video: NOWCastSA webcast a mini-conference at Gemini Ink on July 20 where local writers, activists and artists discussed how our words can change our landscape.
Written by lepsafood on May 22 2013 - 1:48pm
The Food Policy Council of San Antonio (FPCSA) has opened registration for its second annual food conference, to be held June 12-15, 2013 at the TriPoint Center, Highway 281 N at N. St. Mary’s St. Registration is available online or by mailing a form found at safoodconference.org.
Written by Avenida Guadalupe on May 2 2012 - 11:45am
Consul General Armando Ortiz-Rocha of the Mexican Consulate in San Antonio will join the Avenida Guadalupe Association in holding its annual Cinco de Mayo Commemoration on May 4th at the historic Plaza Guadalupe in the heart of San Antonio’s Westside. This year is particularly significant as it marks the 150th anniversary since the famous battle was won.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 26 2012 - 2:20pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Join us as we webcast a South Texas Farm Bill Listening Session from the San Antonio Food Bank. Participants, including elected officials, farmers, ranchers and representatives of the food industry, will discuss how the Farm Bill affects communities. You can watch and participate live right here during the webcast from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., or you can come back later and replay the video.
Written by Sarah Garrahan on Feb 12 2011 - 5:25pm
Dozens of kites could be seen flying through the sky Saturday, Jan. 14 at Leon Valley's Rimkus Park. But it wasn't just the beautiful weather that encouraged families to spend their day outdoors - it was the Indian holiday of Uttarayan.About 100 San Antonians came out to celebrate the traditional Hindu holiday and watched the colorful festivities.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Oct 15 2010 - 1:22pm
San Antonio’s vibrant art world was in full display Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts District on the West Side. Hundreds of people flocked to the La Gloria extravaganza that showcases talented Latino artists, musicians, poets, sculptors, independent filmmakers and fashion designers. “La Gloria is a great concept, a festival for independent artists,” said noted San Antonio poet Anthony Flores.“The event promotes what artists do, what they try to do and how they try to make a living.”