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ARTS San Antonio presents AMB’s “NUTCRACKER”

ARTS San Antonio is bringing a new “Nutcracker” to us this year. Produced by the young but already quite successful American Midwest Ballet (AMB), the show is on a five-city tour, stopping in the Alamo City Dec.  20-22 for a total of four performances at the Lila...

VINTAGE BEAUTY – NEW PORTRAITS OF OLD DIVAS

If you love old Hollywood and the glamor of the Jazz Age, you will probably be fascinated by the unique show currently on view at the Art Gallery Prudencia. You’ll find yourself surrounded by large photos of divas such as Gloria Swanson and Louise Brooks, looking like...

“ALL IS CALM” AT THE ALAMO

We all know and sing “Silent Night” at Christmas time but there was one special night in history when the singing of the beloved carol was exceptionally meaningful to the people singing it. That happened on a cold night in Belgium when the German and Allied soldiers...

BALLET SAN ANTONIO KICKS OFF “NUTCRACKER” SEASON

As in previous years, Ballet San Antonio once again inaugurates the holiday season with its post-Thanksgiving performances of “The Nutcracker,” the ballet that’s become a Christmas tradition all over the United Sates.  In fact, there is a book about it called “The...

THREE EXHIBITS TO SEE NOW

With the performing arts taking center stage at this time of the year, people may forget that there is a great deal to see and enjoy at San Antonio galleries. Here are three outstanding examples. San Antonio Art League & Museum is currently presenting its 2018...

MARIACHI FEST CONCLUDES SUNDAY WITH BIG CONCERT

  The world-famous Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan know San Antonio quite well. They have been the main attraction at the annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza since 1995, when the local PR firm, Munoz Public Relations, started organizing a festival showcasing the...

VOICES DE LA LUNA EVENT FEATURES THREE POETS LAUREATE

VOICES DE LA LUNA EVENT FEATURES THREE POETS LAUREATE Yes three! Two will be there in person while the third, Aline B. Carter, will be present in spirit through her poetry. Organized by VOICES DE LA LUNA, a literary non-profit that publishes the VOICES DE LA LUNA...

AUSTRALIA’S TEN TENORS READY TO CHARM SAN ANTONIO

“We like to put our mark on songs we love,” say the men who together make up The TEN Tenors ensemble, and they do just that and do it beautifully enough to charm millions of people around the globe at their mostly sold-out concerts. The Australian group’s current U.S....

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FESTS HONOR THE DEAD

“Imagine a moving altar of Muerto characters wearing vivid masks, large sugar calavera heads and flowers – but dancing down the street…” That’s how URBAN 15 is describing its famed dancing and drumming performers who will make up the Carnaval de los Muertos this...

A HALLOWEEN-READY PLAY

“If the Mummy, Vampire or Zombie Don’t Get You, the Giant Crocodile Will.” How’s that as an incentive to go see “Unhappy Campers,” the latest play penned and directed by playwright William M. Razavi at the Overtime Theater? And there are killers on the loose as well,...

SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR and “ONE FUNNY MOTHER

Two very different shows are coming to town this weekend and both are worth catching.  In the 15 years since its founding, the South African Soweto Gospel Choir has won many awards, toured the world and delighted audiences with their voices, exuberance and message. On...

ATAC GLOBE AWARDS CELEBRATE LIVE THEATER

The 28th Alamo Theater Arts Council’s Globe Awards show is scheduled to take place Sunday, Oct.21, at the Charlene McCombs Empire Theater downtown at 7 p.m. Dubbed “A San Antonio Theater Family Reunion” by the current ATAC board, the event recognizes achievement in...

DEAR READERS

Dear Readers, SA Arts will be silent for a couple of weeks. Posting will resume in early October. Arrivederci!  

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