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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 25 2019 - 10:57am
Replay the video from NOWCast webcast for an extraordinary event in the Learn and Remember series: Recovered Voices, was on Monday, Jan. 28 2019 in the San Antonio Central Library Auditorium. Thanks to support from the San Antonio Public Library, anyone can watch live or replay it later, for free, right on this page, also the live webcast was reTweeted by Holocaust Music and the OREL Foundation From the event program:
Written by rudyarispe on Oct 5 2018 - 9:36am
Musical Bridges Around the World continues its mission of uniting, educating and inspiring audiences through culturally diverse performing and visual arts programming with the start of the 21st season of the “Russell Hill Rogers Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral” which begins Sunday, October 21.
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 rudyarispe on May 17 2017 - 8:26am
Many San Antonio institutions began in the 1890s: Battle of Flowers Parade; Peacock Military College; Buckhorn Saloon; Gebhardt’s Chili Powder Company; Bexar County Courthouse; Brackenridge Park…..and the San Antonio Liederkranz. Some of those institutions are no longer around, but the San Antonio Liederkranz—a men’s choir formed on July 11, 1892 by Father Henry Pfefferkorn as the choir of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in downtown San Antonio—is alive and strong with more than 50 active singers.
Written by Don Mathis on Feb 23 2017 - 3:57pm
In 1951, a teenaged Brooks Air Force Base airman carved “Johnny Loves Vivian” into a wooden bench along the River Walk.
Written by urban15 on Aug 26 2016 - 3:47pm
Formed in 1987, Carnaval de San Anto is URBAN-15’s original, award-winning, multi-generational community drum and dance ensemble. CDSA was the first group to bring the carnaval rhythms of samba, reggae, rumba, maracatu, and similar Afro-Brazilian and Caribbean rhythms to San Antonio. URBAN-15’s Carnaval de San Anto has toured all over Texas and Mexico, performed at three presidential inaugurations, and become a regular at some of San Antonio’s most iconic and memorable events, such as Luminaria, the Fiesta Flambeau Parade, and Jazz’SAlive.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Aug 24 2016 - 7:57am
Musical Bridges Around the World will present artists from around the globe – including San Antonio’s Sister Cities (Chennai, India; Kumamoto, Japan; Guadalajara and Monterrey, Mexico; Gwangju, South Korea; Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain; and Kaohsiung, Taiwan) – during the nonprofit’s 5th Annual International Music Festival that will be held at the UNESCO (United Nations E
Written by Guadalupe Cutl… on Jan 20 2015 - 3:29pm
Visual artists, students and graphic designers are invited to submit their poster designs for the 2015 Tejano Conjunto Festival (TCF) Poster Contest by Friday, February 7, 2015. The contest is in anticipation of the 34th annual Tejano Conjunto Festival, which takes place May 13-17, 2015 at Rosedale Park.