San Antonio Parks and Recreation is celebrating Earth Day 2022 at Woodlawn Lake Park (1103 Cincinnati Ave) on Saturday, April 23 from 10am-2pm. Get outside, create, explore and celebrate environmental stewardship. This free, fun-filled event will feature over 50 environmental organizations, hands-on family activities, free tree adoptions, engaging poetry, storytelling, dance and musical performances.
Written by Sofia Briones on Apr 13 2022 - 7:28pm
Nationally renowned poet Toi Derricotte will give a reading and talk about recent work in this online event. The event will be followed by a Q&A. Free and open to the Public. Click here for more information.
Written by City of San Antonio on Apr 11 2022 - 8:39am
This April, the City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture and San Antonio Poet Laureate Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson invite the entire community to participate in National Poetry Month.
Written by urban15 on May 12 2021 - 1:33pm
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 Rebecca Espinoza on Jan 14 2021 - 1:46pm
Attendees will be able to attend panel discussions on a variety of topics including childcare, economic empowerment, gender equity, and more. Learn More about the conference and the panel here
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jan 14 2021 - 1:38pm
Poetry is one of humanity’s oldest forms of expression and can be used to create deep connections between poets and the worlds they inhabit. Teachers and other community members also use poetry to connect people who feel displaced. A unique project in San Antonio is using poetry to celebrate World Refugee Day and to create myriad connections for displaced people. Refugees flee from their home countries to preserve their lives and seeking liberty and hoping to find happiness through peace.
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 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."