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Sesame Street Party Parade at SeaWorld San Antonio

May 18 - August 11

Sesame Street Bay of Play will be a focal point for summer fun with a colorful, musical, show-stopping parade featuring everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends. The parade showcases 10 larger-than-life themed floats, including iconic Sesame Street favorites such as Mr. Hooper’s Store and Count’s Castle. The Sesame Street Party Parade also includes a pair of impressive, interactive show stops.

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Survival: The Exhibition

May 25 - September 2

Adventure, fun, and science collide at Survival: The Exhibition. Survival: The Exhibition invites you on an exhilarating, heart-pumping, and daring journey of bravery and brains. Experience the thrill of exploration, gain an appreciation for the wonders of nature, and prepare for the unexpected—all within an interactive, informative, and safe space. Survival: The Exhibition transports guests of all ages to the world’s most breathtaking scenery and awe-inspiring locales asking them the question: how can humans survive here? From the rainforest to…

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Wild Australia at San Antonio Zoo

May 25 @ 8:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm

Have a summer down under during Wild Australia at San Antonio Zoo. Learn all about Australia and the animals that call it home. See koalas, take a stroll through the Australian Aviary, and hop on over to see kangaroos up close in the all-new Roo Walkabout. Australia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world and the zoo is bringing that to San Antonio. It’s also known for its plethora of delicious snacks! Wild Australia is May 25…

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Going Places

June 1 - September 8

Fly—don’t walk—through The DoSeum’s summer exhibition, Going Places, where kids can explore how we drive, float, glide, and zoom! This STEM experience will immerse visitors into the science of getting around over land, sea, air and space.

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Andy Warhol: Portraits & Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today

June 20 - September 15

This summer, the McNay Art Museum presents two innovative and inclusive exhibitions—Andy Warhol: Portraits and Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today—from June 20 to September 15, 2019. Andy Warhol: Portraits features over 120 paintings, prints, photographs, films, and videos that depict the artist’s favorite genre. The exhibition presents a vibrant snapshot of New York’s art and social scene from the 1960s through the 1980s with portraits of Warhol’s inner circle; among them Joan Collins, Debbie Harry, Dennis Hopper, Mick Jagger, Robert…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

June 21 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm

The San Antonio Museum of Art will present the special exhibition Men of Steel, Women of Wonder (MOSWOW) on June 21. Organized by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the exhibition examines the art world’s response to Wonder Woman and Superman, ranging from their Depression-era origins to today’s Contemporary interpretations. MOSWOW features more than seventy works including paintings, photographs, installations, and videos and will be on view in the Cowden Gallery until September 1, 2019. "The exhibition examines the way…

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Transcendental Tricentennial: Love Letters to San Anto

March 23 @ 9:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm

This exhibit is a visually explosive theatrical narrative that highlights Casas’ artistic trajectory and life practice. A blend of new and old, this exhibit brings together multiple artistic mediums to explore the ethos of Americans of Mexican origin in San Antonio. Chicanos/LatinX use the endearing term “San Anto” to express their sense of home, the state of their souls, hometown pride, and their local identities. This installation celebrates the people of San Anto and the river that shares its name,…

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Fiesta 1969: Blast from the Past

April 17 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm

It was the spring of 1969 and San Antonio’s Fiesta celebration captured the spirit of the day. Fiesta gowns from the Order of the Alamo’s Court of Time and Space will have you reaching for the stars with designs inspired by the science and technology that helped the United States put a man on the moon in July of that year. Visitors are invited to separate science fact from science fiction with fiesta gowns and costumes inspired by comic books,…

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NYFA Immigration Artist Mentoring Program

June 27 @ 11:00 am - September 29 @ 6:00 pm

Join the celebration for the opening of a new exhibit featuring the first round of participants in the NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program in San Antonio. The Department of Arts & Culture presents an exhibition of visual art, film, and performance by the first round of participants in the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program in San Antonio. Participating Artists: Lorena Angulo, Richard Armendariz, Jose Balli, Marisela Barrera, Gregg Barrios, Kim Bishop, Hayfer Brea Rodriguez,…

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MujerArtes Summer Sale

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 20 @ 4:00 pm

Join MujerArtes for a summer inventory sale! The women have been busy creating and we have many pieces that need new homes. Each clay piece is unique and will make a wonderful gift! Studio Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9am-4pm About MujerArtes Cooperativa de Esperanza Started in 1995 and operating out of a house in San Antonio’s Westside, the MujerArtes Women’s Clay Cooperative has been among Esperanza’s groundbreaking programs for 24 years.

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Sound Cream Sunset Sessions: Cumbias Necias with DJ Grace Chavez

July 17 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Get ready to dance to your favorite cumbias! SoundCream Airstream’s Sunset Sessions continue in July at The Historic Pearl from 5:30 to 9 p.m.. Head to Pearl Park every Wednesday for top-notch DJs bringing you beats sure to get the party going. About SoundCream Airstream: Inspired by New York City’s dynamic day dance parties and its ever-changing nightlife scene, Sound Cream Airstream is on a mission to take nightlife alfresco. Founded by a house music-loving DJ couple, Sound Cream Airstream…

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Menopause: The Musical

July 19 @ 8:00 pm

Menopause The Musical® - COME JOIN OUR SISTERHOOD! Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what more than 15 million women and fans worldwide have been laughing about for 18 years! It's the…

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Fiesta Noche del Rio (63rd Season)

July 19 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy Mariachis, Flamenco guitar, singing, dancing, and a cool drink or snack as you help support children’s charities through your attendance at the 63rd Season of Fiesta Noche del Rio, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 pm from June 21-August 10 at the Arneson River Theatre in La Villita (418 Villita St.). It's fun for the whole family. Tickets on-line (fiestanochesa.com) or HEB (Customer Service).

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Noche Azul de Esperanza: Huellas Gitanas

July 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us Saturday, July 20 for Noche Azul de Esperanza, our monthly concert with Azul Barrientos! Musicians to be announced. Admission is $7 más o menos and can be paid starting at 6:30pm. Seating is first-come first-served. Tickets are numbered and folks are let up in order of ticket purchase. Concessions will be available. Stairs and elevator available for use to get to 2nd floor where concert takes place. You may bring your own seat cushions if you'd like, but…

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Fiesta Noche del Rio (63rd Season)

July 20 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy Mariachis, Flamenco guitar, singing, dancing, and a cool drink or snack as you help support children’s charities through your attendance at the 63rd Season of Fiesta Noche del Rio, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 pm from June 21-August 10 at the Arneson River Theatre in La Villita (418 Villita St.). It's fun for the whole family. Tickets on-line (fiestanochesa.com) or HEB (Customer Service).

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Texana Tuesdays at the Briscoe

July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Census Records The U. S. census reports begin in 1790 and are available through 1940. See how they have changed over time, what information is included, and how to read and interpret them. Also, see what special schedules were taken (agricultural, mortality, military, etc.) and how they can further your research. San Antonio Public Library Texana staff host this class in the Kampmann Library Portal.

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Sound Cream Sunset Sessions: Cumbias Necias with DJ Mexican Black Bird

July 24 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Get ready to dance to your favorite cumbias! SoundCream Airstream’s Sunset Sessions continue in July at The Historic Pearl from 5:30 to 9 p.m.. Head to Pearl Park every Wednesday for top-notch DJs bringing you beats sure to get the party going. About SoundCream Airstream: Inspired by New York City’s dynamic day dance parties and its ever-changing nightlife scene, Sound Cream Airstream is on a mission to take nightlife alfresco. Founded by a house music-loving DJ couple, Sound Cream Airstream…

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Richard Blanco and Have you Seen Marie?

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

Award Winning Author Sandra Cisneros stars in play adaptation of her book "Have You Seen Marie?" Internationally acclaimed, MacArthur Fellow, author of The House on Mango Street and Macondo Founder, Sandra Cisneros, will be starring in the play adaptation of Have You Seen Marie by San Antonio playwright José Rubén De León. This will be a one of a kind show with elaborate costuming and serve as a fundraiser for Macondo Writers Workshop. To open the evening, historic presidential inaugural…

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Richard Blanco and Have you Seen Marie?

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

Award Winning Author Sandra Cisneros stars in play adaptation of her book "Have You Seen Marie?" Internationally acclaimed, MacArthur Fellow, author of The House on Mango Street and Macondo Founder, Sandra Cisneros, will be starring in the play adaptation of Have You Seen Marie by San Antonio playwright José Rubén De León. This will be a one of a kind show with elaborate costuming and serve as a fundraiser for Macondo Writers Workshop. To open the evening, historic presidential inaugural…

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Canciones: Sounds of San Antonio

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Historic Pearl’s free concert series continues Friday, July 26 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in Pearl Park as Roots Rock, Blues, Soul, and Tex-Mex converge to showcase a selection of quintessential Alamo City anthems. Songs of San Antonio tells a story of the city's musical landscape and features four influential bands that have been part of the music scene for decades— Mitch Webb and the Swindles, Rosie Flores, Will Owen Gage, and D.T. Buffkin. Mitch Webb will serve as…

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Fiesta Noche del Rio (63rd Season)

July 26 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy Mariachis, Flamenco guitar, singing, dancing, and a cool drink or snack as you help support children’s charities through your attendance at the 63rd Season of Fiesta Noche del Rio, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 pm from June 21-August 10 at the Arneson River Theatre in La Villita (418 Villita St.). It's fun for the whole family. Tickets on-line (fiestanochesa.com) or HEB (Customer Service).

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Fiesta Noche del Rio (63rd Season)

July 27 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy Mariachis, Flamenco guitar, singing, dancing, and a cool drink or snack as you help support children’s charities through your attendance at the 63rd Season of Fiesta Noche del Rio, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 pm from June 21-August 10 at the Arneson River Theatre in La Villita (418 Villita St.). It's fun for the whole family. Tickets on-line (fiestanochesa.com) or HEB (Customer Service).

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Dinner & A Mic

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

DINNER & A MIC Is An OPEN MIC NIGHT for SINGLE ~ MARRIED ~ COMPLICATED ALTERNATIVE TO THE CLUB SCENE $10 Cover - Entry Full Menu of Comfort Food SOLD SEPERATELY WE PREFER EXPERIENCED MUSICIANS POETS SINGERS COMEDIANS to EXPRESS their TALENT and SIGN UP FOR OPEN MIC themaincoursellc@gmail.com

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The 25th Annual SAFILM-San Antonio Film Festival

July 30 @ 8:00 am - August 4 @ 11:30 pm

Join us down in San Antonio for the Silver Anniversary of the largest film festival in South Texas! The SAFILM-San Antonio Film Festival celebrates local and international filmmakers with a week full of exciting independent films from all over the world, including documentaries, horror films, and so much more. V.I.P. Passes grant you access to ALL films, ALL day EVERY day, as well as our V.I.P. Filmmaker Mixer Parties every evening. Every Summer we also welcome Hollywood-Insiders to bring their…

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Sound Cream Sunset Sessions: Cumbias Necias with DJ Gio Chamba

July 31 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Get ready to dance to your favorite cumbias! SoundCream Airstream’s Sunset Sessions continue in July at The Historic Pearl from 5:30 to 9 p.m.. Head to Pearl Park every Wednesday for top-notch DJs bringing you beats sure to get the party going. About SoundCream Airstream: Inspired by New York City’s dynamic day dance parties and its ever-changing nightlife scene, Sound Cream Airstream is on a mission to take nightlife alfresco. Founded by a house music-loving DJ couple, Sound Cream Airstream…

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Boho Market

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - August 3 @ 12:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 5, 2019

Revel in your First Friday experience at La Villita’s Boho Market presented by The Boho Market LLC. This free event will include food, entertainment and art vendors from San Antonio and central Texas. Join us every First Friday beginning in March on Villita Street at 6:00pm. Friday, March 1, 2019 Friday, May 3, 2019 Friday, June 7, 2019 Friday, July 5, 2019 Friday, August 2, 2019 Friday, September 6, 2019 Friday, October 4, 2019 Friday, November 8, 2019 *2nd Friday*

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Fiesta Noche del Rio (63rd Season)

August 2 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy Mariachis, Flamenco guitar, singing, dancing, and a cool drink or snack as you help support children’s charities through your attendance at the 63rd Season of Fiesta Noche del Rio, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 pm from June 21-August 10 at the Arneson River Theatre in La Villita (418 Villita St.). It's fun for the whole family. Tickets on-line (fiestanochesa.com) or HEB (Customer Service).

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Fiesta Noche del Rio (63rd Season)

August 3 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy Mariachis, Flamenco guitar, singing, dancing, and a cool drink or snack as you help support children’s charities through your attendance at the 63rd Season of Fiesta Noche del Rio, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 pm from June 21-August 10 at the Arneson River Theatre in La Villita (418 Villita St.). It's fun for the whole family. Tickets on-line (fiestanochesa.com) or HEB (Customer Service).

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4th Annual Mariachi Camp

August 5 - August 9

Mariachi Camp will focus on mariachi history, music theory, arranging, transcribing, ear training, repertoire and stage performance. Class is led by Maestro Gino Rivera, director of Mariachi Azteca de America. Location Galería Guadalupe 723 S. Brazos St. San Antonio, TX 78207 Class fee is $150. Call 210.271.3151 to register.

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Artist Lecture: The Art of Appropriation from Pop Art to Reverse Anthropology and Reverse Modernism with Enrique Chagoya

August 6 @ 6:30 am - 7:30 pm

The talk will focus on Chagoya's use of appropriation of Western art from the perspective of a non Western artist (including topics of immigration, colonialism, and contemporary issues) appropriating from comic books to modernist art, etc. Often using ancient formats like the pre-Columbian books, and working on hand made paper made by indigenous paper makers from Mexico that use pre-Hispanic techniques (same paper that was used by Aztec, Mayan and Mixtec Zapotec cultures in Central Mexico). Sometimes the appropriation is…

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Art Party: Supermen and Wonderwomen

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

Put the art in the pARTy and enjoy a craft cocktail by The Esquire Tavern (cash bar), live music by King Pelican, and themed tours. Art Party is a collaboration of the Museum and KRTU 91.7 FM.

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Fiesta Noche del Rio (63rd Season)

August 9 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy Mariachis, Flamenco guitar, singing, dancing, and a cool drink or snack as you help support children’s charities through your attendance at the 63rd Season of Fiesta Noche del Rio, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 pm from June 21-August 10 at the Arneson River Theatre in La Villita (418 Villita St.). It's fun for the whole family. Tickets on-line (fiestanochesa.com) or HEB (Customer Service).

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Fiesta Noche del Rio (63rd Season)

August 10 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy Mariachis, Flamenco guitar, singing, dancing, and a cool drink or snack as you help support children’s charities through your attendance at the 63rd Season of Fiesta Noche del Rio, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 pm from June 21-August 10 at the Arneson River Theatre in La Villita (418 Villita St.). It's fun for the whole family. Tickets on-line (fiestanochesa.com) or HEB (Customer Service).

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Kristina Kuzmic

August 22 @ 7:30 pm

Get ready for a night of parenting comedy at its finest with world-renowned motivational speaker, comedian and social media star Kristina Kuzmic. An Evening with Kristina Kuzmic will consist of everything you could possibly want from a “night out” show: inspiration, interaction, and comedy! After laughing all night with Kristina, everyone in the audience will leave feeling like a total badass.

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Messina Hof Hill country Winery Daytime Harvest Festival

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

MESSINA HOF HILL COUNTRY HARVEST FESTIVAL Bring the family out for a fun-filled evening of picking and stomping the very grapes that go into making Messina Hof’s award-winning Port. Stay for the Hill Country Big Kahuna Contest, barrel tasting and special Harvest brunch. You’ll also receive a souvenir “Harvest Crew” t-shirt signed with your very own purple stomping feet. We can’t wait to share this winemaking experience with you! ARE YOU THE NEXT BIG KAHUNA?! While you're picking look for…

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Puccini’s Tosca

September 12 @ 7:30 pm

Puccini’s great opera Tosca is a tragedy of a great actress who has “lived for art.” Because of her love for the young artist and revolutionary Cavaradossi, she falls victim to the evil machinations of Scarpia, head of the secret police. The production, using sets from the Seattle Opera, is directed by the distinguished young director E Loren Meeker, who previously directed The Barber of Seville and  La Boheme for OPERA San Antonio in the Tobin Center.

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The Texicana Mamas

September 28 @ 8:00 pm

This event features Tish Hinojosa, Patricia Vonne, and Stephanie Urbina Jones.

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National Geographic Live! Ocean Soul

September 29 @ 4:00 pm

Voyage across the oceans with one of National Geographic’s most seasoned photographers and discover a vast, hidden world beneath the waves. Using his camera to communicate, Brian Skerry has spent more than 10,000 hours underwater telling the oceans’ stories. His images celebrate the mystery of the depths, and offer portraits of creatures so intimate they appear to have been shot in a studio.

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Art Party: Haunted Museum

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Put the art in the pARTy and enjoy a craft cocktail (cash bar), live music, and themed tours. Art Party is a collaboration of the Museum and KRTU 91.7 FM.

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A Conversation with Bruce Campbell

October 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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Felipe Esparza: The Bad Hambre Tour

October 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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David Feherty: Live Off Tour

November 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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Brian Kilmeade— America: Great From the Start

November 16 @ 7:00 pm

In celebration of the release of his sixth book, Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers, Fox & Friends co-host, leading nationally syndicated radio host, and New York Times bestselling author, Brian Kilmeade, brings his well-known humor and commentary to the stage for his live show, America: Great from The Start.

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La Gran Tamalada

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Join us at La Gran Tamalada on Sunday, December 1, 2019, for a cultural culinary tradition! La Familia Cortez has partnered with the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center once again to move the event from its original home at the Guadalupe Theater to Historic Market Square for an expanded cultural experience. Learn how to make tamales and take a few of your own home with hands-on workshops or purchase your dozens of tamales for the holiday season at one of many…

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25th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán returns to San Antonio to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza on Saturday, December 7 at the Lila Cockrell Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán is considered the best mariachi in the world (el mejor mariachi del mundo). Founded in 1897, in the southern Jalisco village of Tecalitlán, the group celebrates 122 years and six generations as the most influential mariachi in history. Its current generation represents the state of the…

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Art Party: ¡Salud! Santé! Cheers!

December 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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National Geographic Live! I Bought a Rainforest

January 12, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

A childhood obsession with kingfishers and otters marked the beginning of Charlie Hamilton James’s lifelong appreciation for the brilliance of nature. As a wildlife documentarian, passionate conservationist and award-winning photojournalist, Hamilton James has spent the last 20 years working to protect the rainforest habitat of Peru’s Manu National Park.

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Captain Scott Kelly: Lessons From a Year in Space

January 22, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Captain Scott Kelly’s epic Year In Space, now a New York Times best-selling book, solidified his status as one of the greatest pioneers in history. In his acclaimed speech appearances, he now brings audiences to the edge of their seats with transcendent insights that inspire and challenge them to dream big, test the status quo, and “choose to do the hard things.”

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Shen Yun

March 27, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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There was a time when the world was full of magic and splendor, as if all on Earth existed in harmony with Heaven. You could see it in the arts, feel it in the air, and hear it in the beat of a drum. What if you could journey back and visit this lost world…? Now you can. Shen Yun invites you to experience this divine culture of the Middle Kingdom.

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National Geographic Live! The Search for Life Beyond Earth

April 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Astrobiologist and National Geographic Emerging Explorer Kevin Hand is looking for real extraterrestrials. He is currently helping plan a NASA mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa to investigate evidence of a vast subsurface ocean—a body of water that could sustain primitive forms of life on this alien world nearly 600 million miles from our planet.

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