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Written by Guest (not verified) on Dec 3 2018 - 12:57pm
  Celebrating Kathleen Trenchard's current exhibition, “Yearnings: An Intersection of the Trivial and Tragic Planes,” a Buddhist burial paper installation, with her Tea Ceremony and Gallery Talk Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Written by Jeanne Albrecht on Oct 1 2018 - 1:58pm
An award-winning piano trio with Danish musician Jens Elvekjaer (piano) and Korean sisters Soo-Jin Hong (violin) and Soo-Kyung Hong (cello), a recent Trio con Brio Copenhagen concert was praised as "one of the greatest performances of chamber music I've ever encountered" (American Record Guide). UK's Classic FM chose its Mendelssohn album as the year's Best Chamber Music Disc: "Every phrase soars and pulsates with the excitement of a fresh discovery...with skin-rippling sensitivity."   
Written by BethanyEast PR on Nov 8 2017 - 10:23am
San Antonio Youth Ballet invites the community to enjoy it's production of the holiday classic The Nutcracker.  A cast of 50 dancers from as far as Georgetown, Canyon Lake, and Bulverde will perform for two audiences on December 14th and 15th, with special cameo from District 2 Councilman William "Cruz" Shaw and wife, former ballerina, Michelle Shaw.  Go on a journey to magical kingdoms - meeting snowflakes and sugar plum fairies on a fantastic journey with Clara and her Toy Soldier.  The Nutcracker will be a perfect evening for the entire family.
Written by urban15 on Oct 30 2017 - 10:20am
Every November 1 and November 2, URBAN-15’s Carnaval de San Anto transforms into Carnaval de los Muertos for a very special performance in honor of All Saints Day and All Souls Day. This annual performance ritual combines traditional Mexican culture and URBAN-15’s Brazilian and Portuguese dance and rhythms, resulting in a presentation that pays tribute to and celebrates our passed loved ones.
Written by urban15 on Oct 30 2017 - 10:07am
Every November 1 and Noevember 2, URBAN-15’s Carnaval de San Anto transforms into Carnaval de los Muertos for a very special performance in honor of All Saints Day and All Souls Day. This annual performance ritual combines traditional Mexican culture and URBAN-15’s Brazilian and Portuguese dance and rhythms, resulting in a presentation that pays tribute to and celebrates our passed loved ones.
Written by urban15 on Sep 20 2017 - 9:20am
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 urban15 on Jun 6 2017 - 1:13pm
For the 16th year, in celebration of the Summer Solstice, choreographer and dancer Catherine Cisneros will present her solo performance within the lighted squares of Christopher Janney's "Passing Light" solar sculpture. "Passing Light" was commissioned by the City of San Antonio's Public Art Office in 2000 and completed in 2001. 
Written by JamiAlise on Mar 10 2017 - 2:08pm
Enjoy an evening of dance in a unique outdoor setting with Travis Park and Ballet San Antonio’s third annual Ballet in the Park. A class and a question and answer session will take place from 6 – 7 p.m., followed by a performance at 7 p.m. Be sure to bring your chairs or blankets. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit their website.  
Written by JamiAlise on Jan 18 2017 - 3:14pm
Happy 2017! Join us for a night to speak to our PURPOSE passionately and poetically. It's the time of year when everyone sets goals for themselves and reflects on why we are truly here so lets hear from the poets and the musicians. Doors open at 7pm. Jazz starts at 8pm. Poetry starts at 8:15pm.   There will be a list of 10-13 poets will kindle the flames and a trio of very seasoned musicians to make it pop.
Written by UIWPR on Apr 1 2016 - 9:25am
Barb and Walk have a perfect life, a perfect family, a perfect kitchen...But resentment simmers beneath the gleaming surface. Join us for a sometimes comic, sometimes touching, and always disturbing peek at Barb and Walt's "perfect" life- where the toast isn't the only thing that gets sliced! Robert Ball directs Blueberry Toast with scenic design by Christopher McCollum, costume design by Margaret Mitchell, and lighting design by Melissa Gaspar.