ART, FEATURED

Blue Star Announces Berlin Residency Artists for 2018

Each year, Blue Star Contemporary Art partners with Künstlerhaus Bethanien to provide San Antonio artists the opportunity of a residency in Berlin, Germany. This international cultural center hosts 25 artists annually from countries around the world, supporting them with workshops, technical infrastructure, curatorial support, and most importantly, working contact with art professionals from around the world.  […]

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ART, CULTURE

Deadline for ACTLab Proposals Closes Friday

An open call for proposals is ending soon for a forthcoming local conference on the melding of art, culture, and technology at the Institute of Texan Cultures downtown. The 2018 ACTLab New Media Conference, Culture, Art, and Technology in the 22nd Century, is the second such event organized by the Convergent Media Collective, a group of San […]

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Local Showcase Brings Awareness to Black Art in Dignowity

Local DJ and artist Jevonchi is doing something very special this Saturday, and from all that is evidenced in his endeavors leading up to it, something that is very dear to his heart. Everything about InTune suggests it holds the intimacy of community bonds as its core value, and the love that Jevonchi is putting […]

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Another 50 Years of SA History through Art at Blue Star

Another 50 years of San Antonio history as interpreted through the hands of local artists is now on display at Blue Star Contemporary Art. The Common Currents series celebrates our Tricentennial by commissioning 300 new works of art from 300 artists, each representing one year across six galleries, 50 years at each.  Blue Star is […]

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Nothing to Do in San Antonio: Weekend of Dec. 15—17

You might have heard this old adage before, especially from fans of our hip and happening neighbors to the north. It’s our opinion that if you really think there’s nothing to do in San Antonio – you don’t get out enough. CO LAB Magazine is here to help with a few highlights. Friday, December 15 […]

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ART, CULTURE, Literary Arts

A New Home Rises for the Sun Poets

Tucked away on the second floor of Demo’s, the landmark Greek restaurant on the St. Mary’s Strip, voices echo overhead. It’s Tuesday night, and the Sun Poet’s Society has gathered for its weekly poetry reading. The assembled participants take turns reading in a ‘round robin’ style, each reading original works, as well as selected pieces […]

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New Works by International Artists-In-Residence at Artpace

Artpace has unveiled their Fall 2017 International Artist-In-Residence installation – and it is truly an interactive experience. Artpace invites a guest curator to showcase the talents of three different artists for each residency, three times each year. The curator will select one international, one national, and one Texas artist to participate in the program, living and […]

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ART, CULTURE, EVENTS

What’s Happening: Week of the Dead

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is an integral and important part of the rich historic culture here in San Antonio. With much of our community’s population with Mexican- and Indigenous-American roots, the city’s various annual celebrations provide an opportunity for San Antonians to express their regards for loved ones who have […]

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NESA Alumnae Creative Collection: Híjole SA

It’s no secret that San Antonio is brimming with home-grown talent. The students and alumnae from NESA (NEISD Northeast School of the Arts) are no exception. For years, students have had the opportunity to showcase their work at Studio 205 in the Upstairs Studios at Blue Star Arts Complex. Alumnae from the school have recently […]

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