Dancing, drinks, and dishes served at a lively tempo: this is Jazz, TX. After months of hushed excitement, the music venue will open its doors to the public on Tuesday, August 23. The venue – a unique combination of a jazz lounge and Texas history– is located in the basement of the original Bottling Department at Pearl, and invites visitors to step into another time and place. Tickets for opening week (Aug. 23-27) cost $50 … Continue reading Sneak Peek of Jazz, TX
Public art reminds us that we hold the potential to move, change and energize our communities. Continue reading Mi Casa, Your Casa: Public Art in San Antonio
Fiesta San Antonio is an annual celebration of the food, art and culture that make San Antonio such a unique destination. Thousands of locals, visitors and families will enjoy the various Fiesta parades this weekend. Whether you’re looking to be part of the parades, medal exchanges and after parties, or you prefer to get away from the crowds, there are bars and restaurants throughout the city with … Continue reading Fiesta 2016: Festive Cocktails and Bites
Joan Miró is synonymous with bold colors, abstract designs and creative innovation. The Spanish-born artist created hundreds of paintings, sculptures and drawings throughout his lifetime, but he is best remembered for his friendship with fellow Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, and the playful and colorful compositions that he developed during the second half of his career (1963-1981.) In the McNay Art Museum’s newest exhibit, “Miró: The Experience of Seeing,” Texans … Continue reading Miró arrives in S.A.
Artist Frida Kahlo led a complicated life, but her work and style has become in a word, iconic. Kahlo’s life began and ended in Mexico City, where she created some of best-known paintings, married (and divorced and remarried) artist Diego Rivera and rocked an incredible mustache. Kahlo created more than 250 paintings during her lifetime, but she is best remembered for her striking self-portraits and still life … Continue reading CULTURE FOCUS: FRIDA KAHLO