Guadalupe Academy Focuses Traditional Music with New Director

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center has revealed a Traditional Music Director position for its Guadalupe Academy and named the person to fill it: Gumecindo “Gino” Rivera. The Academy is the educational arm of the organization, offering instruction to children and adults in traditional and contemporary Latino art forms – and once every year, in tamal-making. […]

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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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Fea Announces New Guitarist and Tour

Hometown Chicana-Punk group Fea has found its new guitarist. Local musician Bobby Rivas will be joining in time for a summer tour with Agent Orange and a new album recording later this year. The band also confirmed the return of singer Letty Martinez, which is welcome news for both fans and the band’s future. “I’ve always […]

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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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Dreamonoid’s HiFi: Not Your Average Stereo Shop

Ahead of contiguous sidewalks and usable public transportation, San Antonio is gaining another prerequisite of a first-world population center: a HiFi audio boutique. Sporting a striking, new, storefront-spanning mural, Dreamonoid’s HiFi occupies the lot at 1711 Guadalupe Street that was previously an arcade with the same name. Though the store has technically been running since […]

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Photos of You: Chalk It Up 2017 Gallery

This years’ Chalk It Up didn’t fail to live up to its reputation as a singular spectacle. Both residents and tourists alike turned out in the thousands to see, puzzle over, and participate in the interactive community art event that takes over Houston Street each year. That the fine Saturday was neither marred by precarious precipitation […]

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