Esperanza's Day of the Dead Celebration will be on Thursday, Nov. 1. Join us in celebrating our dearly departed familia, friends and ancestors at our annual Día de los Muertos celebration on Nov. 1, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Rinconcito de Esperanza (816 S. Colorado, San Antonio, TX 78207).
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 4 2018 - 2:03pm
For the first time since the San Antonio Public Library’s Young Pegasus Poetry Competition began in 1927, NOWCastSA webcast the event live on Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m. from the Guadalupe Theater. Thanks to support from the San Antonio Public Library and the San Antonio Public Library Foundation, anyone can watch live or replay it for free right here on this page.
Written by urban15 on Mar 20 2018 - 12:18pm
In celebration of National Poetry Month, April’s episode of Hidden Histories will present Mega Corazón 2018 on April 2, 2018, URBAN-15’s annual spoken word marathon featuring San Antonio’s premiere performance poets. Celebrating a hybrid San Antonio poetic tradition that combines street, classical, and slam performance styles, Mega Corazón is frontal, improvisational, at times painful, and often choreographed for a highly visual impact.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 23 2018 - 3:31pm
Replay video of the National Latino Children's Literature Conference during which San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and his wife, Erika Prosper, delivered dual keynote remarks in English and in Spanish as part of the international Campoy-Ada Awards ceremony.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 24 2017 - 9:48am
Trinity University students, faculty and local residents gathered for a Solidarity Vigil on Aug. 21, 2017 near Miller Fountain on the campus to show support for people affected by Charlottesville and other recent events. The gathering, organized by the Trinity University Humanities Collective, was also to show "ongoing commitment to the humanistic combination of scholarship with allyship and advocacy."
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 20 2017 - 7:48am
Join Catholic Charities Archdiocese of San Antonio to raise awareness and be an advocate for the refugee community at an art event at Brick in the Blue Star from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on June 20, 2017. Admission is $15. See artwork by children from all over the world and learn about the culture and journey of each artist. All artwork is available for purchase. There will be a special performance by poet and story teller Carolina Quiroga-Stultz. Light appetizers included and cash bar available.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Apr 27 2017 - 5:30pm
Come down to this free event that puts Sandra Cisneros' work on display. The display is made up of more than 300 boxes with photographs, drawings, poetry and more. There will be a reading by Cisneros, which will be followed by a discussion between her and John Phillip Santos. Guests should arrive early to this event due to the huge expected turnout. You can find more information about the event here.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Apr 27 2017 - 5:20pm
Come down to this free event that puts Sandra Cisneros' work on display. The display is made up of more than 300 boxes with photographs, drawings, poetry and more. This event will also have panels with Chicanx scholars and artists. You find more information here.
Written by urban15 on Mar 21 2017 - 4:45pm
In March 2014, San Antonio’s Inaugural Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla staged a production entitled “San Antonio, Mi Pueblo” at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, the culminating event in her poet laureate signature series.