BALLET SAN ANTONIO PREMIERES “CARMEN”

The story of Carmen, the sensual, fiery Gypsy girl that George Bizet elevated to iconic status, is such natural dance material that it is surprising to learn that no “Carmen” ballet had been created until 1949 when Roland Petit choreographed one for his company, Les...

ROMANCE IS IN THE AIR…

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center has a special treat for mariachi music lovers this weekend. It’s called “Noche de Romance,” a special Valentine’s concert featuring Mariachi Azteca de America that will be performed twice – on Feb. 9 and 10 - at the historic...

THE STORY OF RUSSIAN PRINCESS TOLD IN HIT MUSICAL

A century ago, the last Romanov tsar of Russia and his family were murdered by the Bolsheviks in Yekaterinburg and their bodies were thrown into unmarked graves. But due to the Soviet government’s obfuscations about the deaths, as well as other circumstances, a belief...

SYMPHONY OFFERS TRIBUTE TO EMILIO NAVAIRA

When Troy Peters came to San Antonio ten years ago to lead the Youth Orchestra of San Antonio, one of his goals was to discover and connect with “the music of this city.” Before long he came across the songs of Tejano star Emilio Navaira and “fell in love with them.”...

“AN INFINITE ACHE” A LOOK AT LOVE AND MARRIAGE

Like everything else, love and marriage change over long periods of time, but they endure as fascinating subjects to explore in novels, drama, film, and in every other medium available to humankind. To see a contemporary thespian version, which involves a Jewish man...

MORE HOLIDAY FUN

If you like choral music, the San Antonio Chamber Choir has something special in store for you.  The only professional choral ensemble in the city, the Choir is promising to treat you to a concert that will definitely put you in the Christmas mood with one celebratory...

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...

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