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La Revolución Mexicana: 100 Years Later

agosto 29 - noviembre 24

In 2010, one of the greatest living Mexican printmakers—Artemio Rodriguez—created a portfolio of linoleum block prints to mark the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution. These brilliantly contrasting black and white prints include portraits of prominent figures on both sides of the struggle. The artist’s portrait of dictator Porfirio Diaz and the Eurocentric nature of his rule strikingly contrasts the portrait of the great revolutionary leader, Emiliano Zapata, on horseback in rural Mexico with small farms and mountains in the…

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San Antonio Art League Artist of the Year Jane Dunnewold Exhibit and Reception

septiembre 8 - octubre 27

Each year since 1946 the San Antonio Art League and Museum has selected an artist as Artist of the Year. The artist is selected from a group of nominees by a panel of independent jurors who are art educators, museum curators, gallery owners, and art critics. The San Antonio Art League and Museum Artist of the Year 2019 is accomplished fabric artist, instructor and author Jane Dunnewold. We will celebrate Jane and her work with an exhibit at the San…

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Painting for Performance

septiembre 12 - diciembre 8

Organized as a companion exhibition to Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage, Painting for Performance presents an array of designs by five visual artists who ventured into the world of performance. This exhibition offers a unique opportunity to view rarely seen costumes and backdrops from productions created by Georges Rouault, Paul Jenkins, David Salle/Jeff Koons, and Terry Winters. Designs are complemented by paintings and prints by the artists. Among the productions featured in Painting for Performance are George Balanchine’s…

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Aliento a Tequila

septiembre 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - enero 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Photographer Joel Salcido’s Aliento A Tequila photographic exhibit visually explores and celebrates the landscape, culture, and traditions that gave birth to tequila, Mexico’s mestizo national drink. The series includes the original distilleries that literally founded the industry, as well as a series of artisanal tequileras committed to the ancestral ways of tequila-making, from harvest to bottle. The exhibit was curated by Roy L. Flukinger, M.A., Emeritus Senior Curator, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin. The series…

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Museum Month

octubre 1 - octubre 31

San Antonio museums and cultural institutions are excited to announce the third annual Museum Month in October. Fifteen cultural institutions will offer reciprocal general admission for two to all members of participating organizations. Visit the website for special events, exhibitions, and promotional offers and explore all of the city’s vibrant visual arts scene. Participating Institutions: Artpace San Antonio, Blue Star Contemporary, Briscoe Western Art Museum, Edward Steves Homestead Museum, The DoSeum, McNay Art Museum, Ruby City, San Antonio Art League…

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Tsuyoshi Anzai: Healthy Machines Exhibit

octubre 4, 2019 - enero 5, 2020

Tsuyoshi Anzai specializes in kinetic art and video. He creates simple-structured machines by making impromptu combinations of everyday items, exploring the relationships between humans and objects. “What is health? Health is undoubtedly one of the prime values of our lives. The word “health” comes from Old English “hal” which means “wholeness.” Then “health” is “complete and total condition” in the English foundational meaning…In 2007 and 2009, I was given a surgery to enucleate a brain tumor. A side effect following…

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Larry Graeber and Sterling Allen: Formal Proof Exhibit

octubre 4, 2019 - enero 5, 2020

In Formal Proof, Sterling Allen and Larry Graber address established methods of display– from floor, to ceiling, to wall, to pedestal to marry them with practice and establish a dialog amongst their work. Often starting from physical and image-based debris gathered from various sources, both artists generate works responding to their materials’ histories, the language it employed in the previous context from which it came, crossed with how it confronts formalism and can exist within each artists’ established vernaculars. This…

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Margaret Craig: Sea Islands Exhibit

octubre 4, 2019 - enero 5, 2020

“My artwork is a contemplation on the ways we affect the plants and animals around us, and how we may be affected by them. I approach this both from a biology background as well as from artistic printmaking methodologies. My most recent interpretation involves plastic, which I repurpose and evolve into creatures which might one day populate the congregation of trash in the ocean gyres. This is not without precedent. The bacteria, ideonella sakainsis, eats plastic. With this piece, conceived…

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Joey Fauerso: Teardowns Exhibit

octubre 4, 2019 - enero 5, 2020

In Teardowns, San Antonio-based artist Joey Fauerso presents new work continuing her investigation of themes of culture, gender, family, and humor as a method of response to our socio-political climate and the destructive and reconstructive natures of humanity. The exhibition features a 50-foot mural inspired by the White House’s Diplomatic Reception Room wall paper Views of North America. The mural is presented along with sculpture, video, and performance-based works, including the wooden blocks which have served as both prop and…

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Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement

octubre 11, 2019 - enero 5, 2020

The special exhibition Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement focuses on three generations of young and rebellious artists, designers, and makers who revolutionized the arts in Britain from 1840 to 1910. Organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Birmingham Museums Trust, the exhibition features 150 works drawn from the rich collection of the city of Birmingham, England, and includes paintings, drawings, books, sculptures, textiles, stained glass, jewelry, and decorative objects. It will be…

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Mario Ybarra Jr. | «…like a cow visiting a butcher shop…»

octubre 12 - diciembre 1

Opening reception: Saturday, October 12, 4 - 7 PM On display Oct. 12 - Dec. 1, 2019 An installation resembling a hybrid-butcher shop / musical stage set, with hams and cuts of meat made of wood. This piece was originally shown at ARCO Madrid 2013 and this will be its first presentation in the US. Mario Ybarra, Jr., is a visual and performance artist, educator, and activist who combines street culture with fine art in order to produce what he…

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FIVE X FIVE

octubre 12 - diciembre 1

Opening Reception: Sat.. Oct. 12, 2019 4 - 7 PM On display Oct. 12 - Dec. 1 A group show of 5 artists representing Southern California, South Texas, and Chicago, working in various modes with shared concerns of social justice. These artists will team up with 5 writers to expand the context of their work, find commonalities, and amplify the results of individual practices. This exhibition is curated by Mario Ybarra, Jr. Artists: Ruth Buentello (San Antonio), Rosalie Lopez (Long…

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Fertility, Blessings and Protection: Cultures of Baby Carriers

octubre 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - junio 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Different tribes and people groups have developed their own systems and styles of baby carriers based on their unique cultures, ways of living, weather, customs and aesthetic experiences. Baby-carrying styles offer insight to child-rearing methods, religion, social structure and craftwork of cultures. Body-carrying offers the baby a sense of safety and enhances the closeness between the parent & child. Underlying them all is the universal foundation of love, affection and devotion of parenthood. The Asian “Baby Carriers” International Touring Exhibition…

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Portals of a People: Sabra Booth at Mission San Jose

octubre 12 @ 9:00 am - diciembre 30 @ 5:00 pm

Portals of a People by 2019 Artist-in-Residence Sabra Booth is presently on display at Mission San José through Dec. 30. The exhibit is located in the Soldier’s Quarters and Granary in the northwest corner of the Mission and is supported by the San Antonio Missions National Historic Park and Mission Heritage Partners. Collagraph prints of native plants on Japanese kōzo paper are illuminated by natural light and Led lights. All the plants depicted were vital to the indigenous cultures of…

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Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage

octubre 17 - diciembre 29

Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage features more than 120 objects from the renowned Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts, an unparalleled treasure-trove of scenic and costume designs amassed by Robert L.B. Tobin, the late San Antonio visionary who recognized and championed theatre arts as fine art. Performance design has increasingly become an essential part of contemporary artists’ creative practice. Modern artists like Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Fernand Léger, Natalia Gontcharova, Joan Miró, Robert Indiana, Louise Nevelson, Robert Wilson, and…

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Sebastián 50+ Years 100+

octubre 17, 2019 - mayo 1, 2020

The Department of Arts & Culture hosts the latest city-wide exhibit “Sebastián in San Antonio: 50+ Years / 20+ Sites / 100+ Works”. The exhibit includes more than 100 sculptures and works of the famed Mexican artist, on display through May 2020 in more than 20 locations accessible to residents and visitors alike. The featured works span the artist’s more than 50-year career. Sebastián also created the nearly two decades-old “Torch of Friendship” which stands at the intersection of Alamo…

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The Magik Theatre Presents Bunnicula

octubre 20 @ 12:00 am - noviembre 1 @ 12:00 am

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the fluffy and fearsome classic tale of a dancing cat, a howling dog, and a vampire bunny − the perfect pet combination for any family. It’s a dark and stormy night and Chester the cat and Harold the dog sit waiting for their owners to return home from the movies. Chester and Harold are more than just pets, they’re good friends too. When the Monroes finally get home, they come bearing a surprise: they’ve found…

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Experience Hendrix

octubre 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

FEATURING: Buddy Guy, Billy Cox, Joe Satriani, Jonny Lang, Dweezil Zappa, Doyle Bramhall II, Eric Johnson, Dug Pinnick, Chris Layton, Mato Nanji, Kenny Aronoff, Slide Brothers, Henri Brown, and Kevin McCormick. Hailed by critics and fans alike as the 'Guitar Event Of The Year,' the multi-artist celebration known as the Experience Hendrix Tour is set to return in 2019. These special concert performances present legendary artists who join together to pay homage to Jimi Hendrix. Now in its second decade,…

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rock ON!

octubre 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us for rock ON! -- a collection of contemporary & abstract works from Tracy Williams Art on Wednesday, October 23rd from 6pm-8:30pm. 6pm: Reception 7pm: Artist's Talk Light Bites & Drinks provided by Tim the Girl Catering!  

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Media Arts Studio Film Showcase

octubre 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In SAY Sí’s High School Media Arts Studio, student artists are given first hand experience with filmmaking. As part of their annual Short Narratives Project, these high school youth-filmmakers write and produce three original short narratives. This project gives youth the opportunity to be immersed in a professional film set and learn all about filmmaking from script-writing to post-production. Join us for our annual showcase of these student-produced films.

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Celebrate Day of the Dead at Centro de Artes!

octubre 24, 2019 - enero 19, 2020

The City of San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture will celebrate Day of the Dead with two exhibitions opening on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Centro de Artes Gallery. The Day of the Dead in Art Curated by Dr. Ruben Cordova Artistically, Mexico has defined Day of the Dead since the late 19th century, with printmaker José Guadalupe Posada as the key figure. Mexican artists have continuously produced quantities of stellar art. The national government has aggressively and successfully…

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Inkstravaganza

octubre 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Help us celebrate the power of creative writing in young lives! This year we spotlight our Writers in Communities (WIC) program and Texas Poet Laureate, Carrie Fountain, whose award-winning poetry and writing for youth bridges genres and centers the experiences of young readers.

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Cocktails & Culture: Muerto Mash

octubre 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come and experience the journey of life after death with Calacas and Calaveras, and partake in the Muerto Mash. Celebrate those who have come before you with sweet offerings of Pan de Muerto and sugar skulls. Enjoy access to Ancestral Visions: Yarn Paintings of a Huichol Shaman and encounter the spiritual and cultural world of the Huichol.

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Texas Podcast Conference

octubre 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ready to take the deep dive into podcasting to share your business, cause or personal message? Then the Texas Podcast Conference (TexasPodCon) is the best place to start! Learn from podcasters with up to 15 years of experience. Meet with production companies who can take the heavy lifting out of the tech side of podcasting so that you can focus on sharing your message. Test out microphones, room treatments, home/office studio setups. From mobile podcasting options to full fledged studio…

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Carlos Almaraz: Playing with Fire Film Screening

octubre 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us on Friday, October 25 for a free screening of “Carlos Almaraz: Playing with Fire,” followed by a discussion with the co-director and executive producer Elsa Almaraz Flores. This is the intimate untold story of the legendary painter, Carlos Almaraz. It chronicles the life of an extraordinary artist and his impact on the Chicano Art Movement; the challenges, the demons, the struggles, the travels, the explorations through sexuality and art movements around the globe. A new and essential perspective…

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Jeanne Robertson

octubre 25 @ 7:30 pm

At 75 years young, Jeanne Robertson continues to charm audiences with her humorous observations about life around her. This former Miss North Carolina, standing tall at six-foot-two, has a vivacious personality, heart and sense of humor. Jeanne tours nationally and appears regularly on the Grand ‘Ole Opry. She has nine nationally released DVDs, three books, hundreds of hours on SiriusXM satellite radio and over 62 million YouTube views.  The demand for Robertson's family-friendly and engaging brand of comedy has grown exponentially.…

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A Conversation with Bruce Campbell

octubre 25 @ 8:00 pm

Join actor, producer, writer and director, Bruce Campbell in a viewing of the 1992 Sam Raimi cult-classic Army of Darkness.  Campbell will follow up the viewing with a lively conversation about the film, his career, and his future endeavors… as well as a question and answer session with the audience.

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Día de los Muertos San Antonio

octubre 26 - octubre 27

San Antonio's beloved cultural event, Día de los Muertos, is now at Hemisfair! The free, two-day, family-friendly event — popularly known as "Muertos Fest” — blends traditional Day of the Dead art and culture with a curated line-up of alt-Latino music, old-school conjunto legends, and the stylings of local bands that have created the unique San Antonio sound. USA Today hails the event as “one of 10 great Day of the Dead celebrations" in the world. The heart of Día…

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My House But Not My House: Surrealist Poetry & the Imagination

octubre 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us at Gemini Ink for a Master Class with Laura Eve Engel. What we love most about our dreams is also what can make them mysterious to us: they’re of our making, but out of our control. Surrealism aims to access the parts of our minds that build the imaginative landscapes we visit in our dreams, to turn those parts loose on our waking lives, and our writing. In this generative master class, we’ll explore the many functions of…

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Felipe Esparza: The Bad Hambre Tour

octubre 26 @ 7:00 pm

Felipe Esparza is a stand-up comedian and actor, known for his 2012 stand-up special “They’re Not Gonna Laugh at You”, his recurring appearances on “Superstore” and “The Eric Andre Show”, “Last Comic Standing” (winner – 2010), his podcast “What’s Up Fool?” on the All Things Comedy Network and his newest stand-up special, “Translate This”, which premiered on HBO in 2017.

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Almas Creativas

octubre 28 - noviembre 8

In conjunction with Día de los Muertos, the Briscoe Western Art Museum is sharing a unique collection of Huichol art, offering more than 18 artworks handcrafted in celebration of the Day of the Dead. The Almas Creativas exhibit includes a series of giant calaveras, the smiling skulls that are synonymous with Día de los Muertos, as well as catrinas. One of the strongest and most recognizable symbols of Day of the Dead celebrations, the happy female skeletons featured in the…

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Haunted History Halloween Tour

octubre 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Discover mummies, monsters, and spirits haunting our galleries. All ages and costumes are welcome, but please no full-face masks or accessories such as wands, swords, or scepters in the galleries.

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Muertitos Fest: Mestizo

noviembre 1 @ 6:00 am - noviembre 2 @ 4:00 pm

This November 1-2, 2019 SAY Sí presents its FREE Muertitos Fest, a Día de los Muertos festival celebrating the tradition that ties our city to Mexico and commemorates the rich Mexican-American culture of San Antonio. Día de los Muertos, originating in Mexico, is a time when families and communities remember those dearly departed and honor the continuity of life. Every year, SAY Sí curates one of San Antonio’s most comprehensive Día de los Muertos celebrations, providing educational context to the…

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Dia de los Muertos Celebration con Esperanza

noviembre 1 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us in celebrating our dearly departed familia, friends, and ancestors at our annual Día de los Muertos celebration! Admission is free! There will be displays of community altars/ofrendas, live music, face painting for children, food, and more! The evening will highlight readings of literary ofrendas to remember our dead, and calavera poems that poke fun at the living and their untimely encounters with La Muerte or La Catrina. We will also have a procession through the neighborhood, so please…

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Elementz Fest

noviembre 2

What is Elementz? Elementz is a day long festival presenting music, art, shared experience, community service, and education to unite and empower our community to solve local challenges and encourage sustainable behaviors through our actions. We believe real change is brought about when an enlightened community comes together towards a common goal of helping improve the lives of their neighbors, while considering the needs of the natural world we are all born from, reliant upon, and return to.

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Community Day of the Dead Altar/Ofrenda Exhibit

noviembre 2 - noviembre 6

Stop by the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center’s Westside space to check out the Day of the Dead altars created by community members to honor their dearly departed. The altars will stay on view after our Day of the Dead celebration so that folks can visit, learn more about this tradition, and pay their respects. We will have altars for local families, Lanier alumni, and even a community altar with photos and tributes from various people! The altar exhibit opens…

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Olmos Park Terrace 2019 Uptown Art Stroll

noviembre 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Over twenty venues -- featuring more than 60 artists -- will be open to art lovers for the 2019 Olmos Park Terrace Uptown Art Stroll, Saturday, November 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 3, from Noon to 5 p.m. It's the 19th year for the popular Art Stroll, which has become a don't miss event for San Antonio's vibrant art scene. The Uptown Art Stroll gives visitors a chance to see and purchase original works by…

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Art Field Trip: Lockhart

noviembre 2 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sure, you may know Lockhart as the BBQ capitol of Texas. Hit the road with BSC on Saturday, November 2, 2019 to discover another side of Lockhart: contemporary art. This day trip includes guided tours of Cristina Velásquez’s exhibition, The New World, and Hollie Brown’s The Triumph of Death at Spellerberg Projects; studio visits with artist Michael Villarreal and others; time to wander boutique shops like Take Care Apothecary, Rollfast Ranchwear and Bicycle Repair, and Magic Mirror Vintage; and a…

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8th Annual Mariachi Corazón de San Antonio Festival … Celebrating Día de los Muertos!

noviembre 2 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Main Plaza Conservancy presents the 8th Annual Mariachi Corazón de San Antonio Festival, High School Group and All-Star Competition … Celebrating Día de los Muertos! This festival features the very best of young mariachis in our own community. Come hear area high school groups compete for the title of "Best High School Level Mariachi in the San Antonio Area,” along with a cash prize for first place High School Mariachi. These young students will be sure to amaze everyone with…

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BODYTRAFFIC

noviembre 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

World-class, Los Angeles contemporary dance company, BodyTraffic, pays homage to traditional dance styles and techniques. This company takes pride in its world-class modern dances and is deeply committed to producing acclaimed works by distinctive choreographic voices. BodyTraffic has performed for sold-out audiences at prestigious theaters and festivals around the world. Bodytraffic.com

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Family Day: Dia de los Muertos

noviembre 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Museum invites children and their families to explore the collections, create art, and share Sundays together. This Family Day is themed Dia de los Muertos!

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Silent Opera – «A Dream is a Dream is a Dream is a Dream…»

noviembre 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A Dream is a Dream is a Dream is a Dream... is a new 'silent' headphone operetta, by composer Nathan Felix who is best known for his interactive and immersive works. A Dream is a Dream is a Dream is a Dream..., is inspired by and written to premiere at the McNay Museum of Art for their Picasso to Hockney exhibition.  The operetta takes characters who were involved in ballets around the time at the height of Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballet…

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Notes to Gilgamesh: Crafting a Novel in Verse

noviembre 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The novel in verse traces its origin to the epic poem, filled with its heroes and battles. Its recent literary resurgence speaks to its ability to provide a voice to marginalized communities. This four-session workshop will bridge the structure and narrative of the novel with the immediacy and imagery of poetry. Participants will consider contemporary examples of the form and begin their own novel in verse.

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Tequila Tasting

noviembre 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures invites you to taste tequila with our panelist of spirit experts and enjoy photographer Joel Salcido’s Aliento a Tequila. While this exhibit visually explores and celebrates tequila, Mexico’s mestizo national drink, this event will transform images into experiences, distilling the heritage and tradition from Salcido’s photos into Mexico’s national drink. Enjoy lite bites, samples of tequila, samples of mezcal, and mixed cocktails featuring sponsors Viva Tequila, Heavy Metl Imports, Republic National Distributing (including Jose…

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Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival

noviembre 9 - noviembre 10

Luminaria's Contemporary Arts Festival is the premier showcase event for artists of all genres. We inspire the City of San Antonio with weekend celebration of the arts. Saturday, November 9th from 7 PM to Midnight in Hemisfair is the free after-dark Contemporary Arts Festival of San Antonio, Texas. Artistic partners include Artist Foundation of San Antonio, National Association of Latino Arts & Culture, Contemporary Arts Month and the Mexican Consulate. Sunday, November 10th from 11 AM – 3 PM in…

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The Art of the Opening with Andrew Porter

noviembre 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

How does one create a compelling opening to a short story or novel? In this course, we’ll examine not only what makes a good opening sentence, but also what makes a good opening paragraph or scene. We’ll move beyond simply “hooking” the reader and explore strategies for quickly connecting readers with characters. Part of the class will be spent exploring these strategies and part will focus on exercises designed to create compelling openings yourself, openings you might one day use…

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TEDxSanAntonio Fall 2019 Main Event: re:frame

noviembre 9 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

TEDxSanAntonio presents its 2019 Main Event: re:frame For the second time, our annual Main Event will be in downtown San Antonio at the beautiful, historic Charline McCombs Empire Theatre. This year we will be featuring a half-day program. A tentative schedule is below. We will have live TED-style talks from local leaders and global experts, in addition to visiting our favorite recorded TED talks. We'll also still have networking opportunities with the speakers and other attendees at our exclusive after…

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Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival

noviembre 9 @ 7:00 pm - noviembre 10 @ 6:00 pm

Luminaria is the only multidisciplinary contemporary arts festival of its kind in the United States. This annual arts showcase is open to the public and highlights the work of San Antonio-based, regional and international artists in a nighttime festival format. Luminaria offers a fun, immersive and inspiring arts experience. Saturday Festival | 7 - midnight Sunday Community Arts Day | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday Mission San José | 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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Visiting Artist Talk: Amaranth Borsuk

noviembre 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Amaranth Borsuk is a poet, scholar, and book artist whose work encompasses print and digital media, performance and installation. Her most recent volume is The Book (MIT Press, 2018), an exploration of a technology we think we know intimately. Her books of poetry include Pomegranate Eater (Kore Press, 2016); As We Know (Subito, 2014), an erasure collaboration with Andy Fitch; Handiwork (Slope Editions, 2012), winner of the 2011 Slope Editions Poetry Prize; and Between Page and Screen (Siglio Press, 2012),…

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Shakespeare on the River

noviembre 14 @ 7:30 pm - noviembre 16 @ 9:00 pm

The Magik Theatre, San Antonio’s professional family theatre, presents Shakespeare on the River – a FREE event celebrating family-friendly Shakespeare. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre returns to San Antonio for a 4th year to perform Shakespeare’s classic tale of two star-crossed lovers in Romeo and Juliet, this production is re-imagined for audiences of all ages. Plan to arrive early for their pre-show entertainment. Romeo and Juliet, performed by the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. Performances of Romeo and Juliet are scheduled for November 14,…

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David Feherty: Live Off Tour

noviembre 15 @ 8:00 pm

(Tickets on sale April 5th at 10am.) How do you describe the offbeat antics of David Feherty? With a sharp wit and irreverent style, the professional golfer turned golf analyst, talk show host and sports broadcaster has made a name for himself as one of the most hilarious and irrepressible personalities in golf. The New York Times called him “a cross between Oprah Winfrey and Johnny Carson.” Of Feherty’s live one-man show, Golf Digest said: “Uncensored and unhinged, and worth the price of admission.It really…

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25th Biennial Monte Vista Home Tour

noviembre 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Trinity Hosts 2019 Monte Vista Historical Association Home Tour The University will open four of its Oakmont Court residences and Parker Chapel for Tour In celebration of its 150th anniversary, Trinity University is partnering with the Monte Vista Historical Association (MVHA) for its 2019 Home Tour set for Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The MVHA Home Tour is a biennial event, which features residences in the historic Monte Vista area. Tickets are required and can…

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Once

noviembre 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actors/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music…

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Holiday Art Market

noviembre 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for our 3rd Annual Holiday Art Market brought to you by the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. This free event is an outdoor market focusing on fine arts and high-end artisan products, with fun for all ages! Stop and shop for unique items for the entire family, including beautiful artwork, home decor, gourmet food, accessories, gifts and much more--just in time for the holidays! Bring the family to enjoy live holiday music, meet Santa Claus, sample hot…

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Las Nuevas Tamaleras

noviembre 29 - diciembre 15

The popular comedy, Las Nuevas Tamaleras, written by playwright Alicia Mena, opens the 2019 season at Thiry Auditorium at Our Lady of the Lake the day after Thanksgiving, November 29, 2019. Tickets go on sale September 15, 2019. The classic Christmas play has entertained audiences in San Antonio for 26 years and is considered as much a holiday tradition as, The Nutcracker. Many families make it part of their annual holiday festivities and anxiously await its return year after year!…

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6th Annual Holiday Fair

noviembre 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for our 6th Annual Holiday Fair. It's your one-stop shop for unique finds from local artisans. Interested in becoming a vendor? Register online before November 1.

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Visiting Artist Talk: Amanda Hunt

diciembre 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Amanda Hunt is Director of Education and Public Programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and co-curator of the 2019 Desert X Biennial in Palm Springs. Past appointments include Associate Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, and Curator at LAXART, Los Angeles, where she helped coordinate the 2012 Pacific Standard Time Public Art and Performance Festival for the Getty Research Institute, and Made in L.A. 2012, the Hammer Museum’s first Los Angeles biennial. At the…

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Magik Theatre Presents Frozen, Jr.

diciembre 6 @ 7:00 pm - diciembre 7 @ 8:15 pm

This Fall, the Magik Performing Arts Academy presents a full length, professionally staged production of Frozen Jr. for students ages 8 to 17 on December 6 and 7, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with…

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Ranky Tanky

diciembre 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ranky Tanky, originating from South Carolina, plays Gullah music. Gullah is a creole language and culture among African Americans who live in the low country region of South Carolina. From playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies, Ranky Tanky performs this unique music form while audiences enjoying an equally unique culture experience! Rankytanky.com

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Re/Devaluing Colorism: Intersections of Skin Color and Currency

diciembre 13, 2019 - abril 5, 2020

Opening reception: Friday, December 13, 5:30-7:30 On display: December 13 - April 5 Guest curated by Aissatou Sidime-Blanton Re/Devaluing Colorism: Intersections of Skin Color and Currency addresses questions of skin color in historic and contemporary social hierarchies. Colorism, as a discriminatory impulse, has a long history and is evident across cultures and countries. This group exhibition comprised of ethnically and socio-economically diverse female artists will respond to this phenomenon and its deleterious outcomes ranging from self-loathing to the sexualization of…

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Holiday Artisan Show

diciembre 13 @ 11:00 am - diciembre 15 @ 11:00 pm

Vendors display and sell beautiful handmade merchandise along the San Antonio River Walk. Artisans are different for each show but usually include pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork and more. Friday and Saturday: 11AM-11PM Sunday: 11AM-8PM

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Art Party: ¡Salud! Santé! Cheers!

diciembre 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Put the art in the pARTy and enjoy a craft cocktail (cash bar), live music, and themed tours.

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Art Family Saturday

diciembre 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join BSC for a fun afternoon of interactive projects at our free Family Saturday. Artists of all ages are invited to explore BSC’s current exhibitions Teardowns, Sea Islands, Formal Proof, and Healthy Machines with creative hands-on activities.

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Voices of Recovery Storytelling Workshop

enero 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - enero 12, 2020 @ 2:30 pm

Our Voices of Recovery Workshops are 2-day weekend workshops in which participants are guided by professional writers in crafting the story of their unique cancer journey, and then sharing their stories the next weekend in a private celebratory evening of storytelling and inspiring live musical selections. These workshops are open to anyone affected by cancer: Fighters, Survivors, Caregivers, Physicians, Family, or Friends. No previous writing experience required. Workshops run two weekends and are held quarterly. Space is limited.

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Texture Culture Photo Exhibition

enero 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Highlighting African American's natural hair and experiences throughout San Antonio, Texas.

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METdance

enero 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

METdance brings their passion and excitement to the world of dance. This Houston-based company enthralls audiences with their diverse range of movements. From comedy and humor to poignant and dramatic, from fierce athleticism to detailed minimalism, METdance is committed to presenting works that speak to everyone regardless of their background or experience with dance. Metdance.org

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Parade of Lanterns

enero 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - febrero 8, 2020 @ 9:00 pm

Ten 26-ft. long boats carrying enormous illuminated lanterns will float throughout the downtown section of the River Walk. Enjoy the spectacular lantern show for free each night- new lanterns added annually. Check out the parade route map on TheSanAntonioRiverWalk.com/events

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Call of the Wild

febrero 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

JACK LONDON'S CLASSIC TALE LIVE ON STAGE This multi-media adventure mixes classic story telling with projected illustrations to tell the story of Buck, the magnificent cross-bred offspring of a St. Bernard and Scottish Collie. Kidnapped from his lavish life on a California estate and sent to work as a sled dog during the great Klondike Gold Rush, Buck fights to survive and becomes the most famous dog in the whole history of the northland. Sensory Friendly Performance is on Monday,…

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STOMP

febrero 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show…

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Mardi Gras Artisan Show

febrero 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - febrero 23, 2020 @ 11:00 pm

Formal attire, masks, and beads will set the tone as guests dance to live music, play casino games, dine on a sumptuous buffet, sip cocktails, and bid on the silent auction to vie for great prizes. Individual tickets and tables sold online beginning in December 2019 at TheSanAntonioRiverWalk.com.

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An American In Paris

marzo 1, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

ROMANCE! ADVENTURE! GERSHWIN! In post-war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin's soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry's life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret…

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Eleven Reflections on September

mayo 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Eleven Reflections on September is an introspective look on the lives of Muslim Americans living in the aftermath of 9-11. This all-woman, Middle Eastern music ensemble performs spoken word; the poems you will hear progress from lyrical to abstract and broken, as they span the fall of the Twin Towers, the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria, the rise of the Arab Spring, the refugee crisis, and more. The evening promises to be a concert, a performance art piece and…

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