Folk Festival Founder Nelda Drury Died at 101

Nelda Guerrero Drury, who died last month at the age of 101, was a beloved teacher and leader in the international folk-dance community locally, nationally and beyond. Nelda Drury  A lifelong dancer, Drury founded the dance department at San Antonio College in...

AUTOGRAPH SERIES FEATURES TERRANCE HAYES

At this time every year, Gemini Ink offers San Antonians the chance to visit and interact with a prominent author of national, and even international, stature, and this time the organization is bringing to town, Terrance Hayes, a National Book Award winner and the...

McNAY MUSEUM PAIRS ART WITH INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

You don’t expect to see cars displayed in an art museum but that is indeed what you’ll find upon entering the Tobin Exhibition Gallery at the McNay Art Museum right now. Ten resplendent, colorful automobiles from a bygone era, are positioned as sculptures along the...

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.”...

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...

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