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October 2017

Open Call for Drummers and Dancers

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - November 14 @ 8:00 pm
URBAN-15 Studio, 2500 S. Presa
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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$10 - $15

Formed in 1987, Carnaval de San Anto is URBAN-15’s original, award-winning, multi-generational community drum and dance ensemble. CDSA was the first group to bring the carnaval rhythms of samba, reggae, rumba, maracatu, and similar Afro-Brazilian and Caribbean rhythms to San Antonio. URBAN-15’s Carnaval de San Anto has toured all over Texas and Mexico, performed at three presidential inaugurations, and become a regular at some of San Antonio’s most iconic and memorable events, such as Luminaria, the Fiesta Flambeau Parade, and…

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The 2017 Josiah Media Festival

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - October 21 @ 9:00 pm
URBAN-15 Studio, 2500 S. Presa
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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$10 - $30

In 2017, the Josiah Media Festival celebrates its 11th consecutive year as one of the world’s longest-running film festivals exclusively for young filmmakers 21 years old and under. Each year, this festival has received increased international attention and participation. During the 2017 call for entries, we received over 1800 films, adjudicated 217 entries, and selected 12 winners from around the world! This year’s Josiah Media Festival will take place at the URBAN-15 Studio in San Antonio from Thursday, October 19…

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King William Concerts in the Park – YOSA

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
King William Park, 122 Madison Street
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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Free

The King William Association Concerts in the Park presents: Youth Orchestras of San Antonio's YOSA Philharmoinc Troy Peters, music director The YOSA Philharmonic marks the 40th anniversary of the original "Star Wars" (and the impending release of "The Last Jedi") with John Williams’ landmark music for the blockbuster film series. Plus, epic adventures from the Pacific coast of Mexico and ancient Russia come to life in music by Chávez (Sinfonía India) and Borodin (Polovtsian Dances). Where: Upper Mill Park When:…

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November 2017

King William Concerts in the Park – Volcan

November 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
King William Park, 122 Madison Street
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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Free

The King William Association Concerts in the Park presents: Volcan Where: King William Park When: Sunday, November 5th, 5:30pm FREE These concerts are part of the King William Association's mission to promote local arts and culture. These are free events, open to the public. Please join us. North Shore Shaved Ice will have some tasty treats for sale to help keep you cool! http://m.sacurrent.com/sanantonio/best-raspa/BestOf?oid=3474009 Use LYFT code "KWCONCERTS" for discounts!

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Eat and Drink: Maria’s Cafe! BBQ and ART

November 11 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Maria’s Cafe, 1105 Nogalitos
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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Free

This 30 year old family run restaurant is the gem of Collins Garden! Maria's will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 pm! Check out her menu in celebration of  Southtown the Arts District Festival! Ride your bike on over for some killer bbq, enchiladas, mouthwatering brisket and the list goes on! Follow Maria on FB

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Workshop: Sound Art, Feminist Art & Eco Art: the 5th Biennial LHI Art-Sci Symposium

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mercury Project Space, 536 Roosevelt Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78210
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Free

An international symposium about new art + science/technology through three thematic threads: Sound Arts/Sound Walks, Feminist Art in a Digital Age, and reGEN: artists and scientists addressing renewable energy and regenerative design. A new app designed for the Southside of San Antonio will be unveiled during the Sound Art/Sound Walks section; and discussion about the world’s first Solar Mural artwork debuting at Luminaria the night before will happen during the reGEN portion of the program. Geared toward a general audience…

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Bikes: Blue Star Bike Shop: $15 half day bike rentals!

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Blue Star Bike Shop, 1414 S. Alamo
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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$15

$15 1/2 a day bike rentals at the Blue Star Bike Shop! A great way to get around to your events today! Rent a bike from Blue Star Bike shop and see what our five neighborhoods are all about! Catch a workshop, grab a beer, buy local!

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Eats and Drink: Blue Star Brewing Co: ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR

November 11 @ 10:00 am - November 12 @ 12:00 am
Blue Star Brewing Co, 1414 S. Alamo St. #104
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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Blue Star Brewing Co. will be having an ALL DAY Happy Hour on ALL of our crafted beers and beer cocktails. We can't wait to see you! Come and see what we are all about!

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Harris Middle School: 2nd Annual Chalk Fest!

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Harris Middle School, 325 Pruitt
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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$5

Come one, Come all to Joel C Harris' 2nd Annual Chalk Fest! This is an exciting event that showcases YOUR artistic talent, while supporting our art program. "Buy" a square of sidewalk for $5.00 and create your own unique chalk design. Prizes will be awarded for Best in Category and Overall Top Design. Monies raised go to Harris Middle School Art Program!

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SoFlo Market

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
SoFlo Market, 1344 S. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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Free

SoFlo Market is a family friendly and pet friendly event, that features a lively art scene and an alternative shopping experience that includes: handmade and vintage treasures from local artists and vendors, including jewelry, handmade soaps, recycled art, home accessories, skincare, fine art, pottery, local food truck cuisine, artistic activities for kids, and more. This event is part of Second Saturday Art Walk that happens at the Southtown/South Flores Art District. Our market reoccurs every Second Saturday. Please visit our…

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Luminaria Brunch: San Antonio Artists Revealed

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cevallos Lofts, 312 E. Cevallos
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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$35

Enjoy a delicious brunch from CommonWealth Coffeehouse & Bakery. Moderated by Cassandra Parker-Nowicki, Luminaria Artistic Advisory Committee. Join Luminaria artists whose work delves into the identity of San Antonio through performance, sound and visual genres.  How are personal oral histories translated to theatre?    Who are the people in the watercolor portraits? Who: Marisela Barrera, Frank Valdez BUY TICKETS

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Luminaria Brunch: Hemisfair in Transition

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Southtown Flats, 111 Probandt Street
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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$35

Enjoy a delicious brunch from CommonWealth Coffeehouse & Bakery. Moderated by Joel Settles, Luminaria Artistic Advisory Committee. Join Luminaria's site specific musicians and visual artists in a lively conversation about the Hemisfair District.  What do we know of the neighborhood's history? How did HemisFair '68 transform the city?  Who has been impacted by the evolution of this district? Who: King Pelican, Gabriela Santiago & Nicolas Rivard BUY TICKETS

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Luminaria Brunch: Hit the Street

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Freight Gallery & Studios, 1913 S. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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$35

Enjoy a delicious brunch from CommonWealth Coffeehouse & Bakery. Moderated by Joe De La Cruz, Luminaria Artistic Advisory Committee. Join Luminaria muralists in a discussion about street art.  What do murals say to a community?  How long does the art work remain relevant?  How do they do it? Who: Reskate, Gera Lozano, Ruth Buentello BUY TICKETS

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School: Brackenridge High school:La Mano, El Ojo, La Oreja, El Pie, The Hand, The Eye, The Ear, The Foot

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Brackenridge High School, 400 Eagleland Drive
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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Free

  Taking place in the Brackenridge High School foyer,  Art II Drawing and Painting students (16-18 years of age) investigate the human anatomy on parts of the body that beginning artists avoid.  They learn how to draw eyes, hands, feet and the human ear by looking at the anatomy to better understand the details that make the rendering of these parts realistic.  The students also investigate creative ways to compose around a theme of the senses and with a variety…

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Workshop: Encaustic and Collage demonstrations by Michelle Trahan Carson

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Mockingbird Handprints is excited to host Michelle Trahan Carson, San Antonio artist, with demos from 12pm- 3 pm. Michelle will be demonstrating two techniques, "encaustic" the use of hot pigmented wax that can be used in layering and manipulated in an art piece, and "paper collage" using vintage and recycled papers. Michelle will have paper collage packets for sale so you can try at home. While at Mockingbird Handprints please take a look at Michelle's show "Layered Landscapes" in gallery.…

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Workshop: Blue Star Provisions: Seed Bombs Workshop + bonus

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blue Star Provisions, 1414 S. Alamo #103
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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Free

Make your very own seed bombs at Blue Star Provisions! Learn what a seed bomb is and how they can be used to beautify any outdoor space! Make your very own to take home with you! All supplies provided by Blue Star Provisions. ****SPECIAL OFFER: rent your bike for the day from Blue Star Bike shop and get a pre-made seed bomb for FREE!******

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Workshop: SAY Sí’s Día de Los Muerto Workshop

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Say Si, 1518 S. Alamo Street
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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Free

SAY Sí welcomes jovenes and their families to learn about Día de los Muertos through their Muertitos Fes exhibition: Tierra y LIbertad. SAY Sí students and alumni will lead hands-on miniature craft workshops the whole family can enjoy.  Workshops are free and open to the public.  No art experience necessary.

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Il Forno: All Day Happy Hour- $6 pizza and $2 beer!

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Il Forno Pizza, 122 Nogalitos Street
San Antonio, TX 78214 United States
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Il Forno - a community pizza place in Southtown is having an ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR! $6 margherita pizzas and $2 draft beers all day. If you haven't tasted them you, this is a great day to do it. Grab a pizza and a beer or two,  check out their community garden and explore the neighborhoods. Happy Eating!

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Donut A la Mode

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
South Alamode Panini & Gelato Company, 1420 S. Alamo St.
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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$6

Donut filled with your choice of gelato.

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Luminaria: CD Sales & Signing Session

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Showdown Gallery, 1420 S. Alamo St. Bldg. B, Ste 103 TX 78210 United States + Google Map
Free

Hosted by Troy Peters, Luminaria Artistic Advisory Committee. This your chance to meet some of Luminaria's featured artists and collect music from the bands you heard at the festival. Purchase CD’s from Luminaria artists and keep their music in your life. Who:  Castro, Peterson/ Hays Duo, AMEA, Tatsuya Nakatani, Filthy, Daisy & Buck, Henry Brun and more!

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Luminaria: San Antonio Dance Fringe – Contemporary Dance

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SMART projectspace, 1906 S. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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Free

Hosted by Maritza Vasquez, Luminaria Artistic Advisory Committee. Learn some basics of contemporary dance with a warm up, technique, cool down and even the opportunity to learn some choreography from the dance performed at the Luminari's night festival. All ages and experience levels welcome.  

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Luminaria: Live Projection Storytelling with Miniature Curiosa

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The 1906, 1906 S. Flores St.
San Antonio, Texas 78204 United States
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Free

During the course of this two-hour live projection puppetry workshop, participants can make a miniature model, explore methods of camera manipulation, and develop new skills to conquer unthinkable stories using found materials.  All ages and experience levels welcome.

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Luminaria: Literary Readings

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sandy Whitby Studio, 1906 S. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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Moderated by Jenny Browne, Luminaria Artistic Advisory Committee. Listen to readings by local poets who participated in "Word Around Town." Who: House of Trees

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Pig Kisses

November 11 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pig Liquors, 519 S. Presa St.
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Free

KRUTO Vodka Tasting

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St Henry Catholic Church: Veterans Day Mass

November 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St. Henry’s Church, 1619 S. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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Lead by Father Bob Hogan at St. Henry Catholic Church, we hope you'll join us for this special mass at 4:30 to celebrate and honor our Veterans.

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Champagne & Shopping! Saturday Night Sale at the Mermaid Farm!

November 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Mermaid Farm, 2112 S. Presa
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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Celebrate Second Saturday and Southtown at The Mermaid Farm.  Find us during the day at SoFlo Market or join us at the shop from 5pm - 8pm for champagne and shopping. Everything in store will be 25% off!

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Second Saturday Artwalk

November 11 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The 1906, 1906 S. Flores St.
San Antonio, Texas 78204 United States
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Free

Second Saturday, San Antonio's gem of an artwalk brings you local art, food, music and fashion! Bike on over to Southtown's Lone Star neighborhood on the corner of S. Flores and Lone Star. See you soon!

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December 2017

Second Saturday Arwalk

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The 1906, 1906 S. Flores St.
San Antonio, Texas 78204 United States
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Free

Second Saturday, San Antonio's gem of an artwalk brings you local art, food, music and fashion! Bike on over to Southtown's Lone Star neighborhood on the corner of S. Flores and Lone Star. See you soon!

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April 2018

King William Parade

April 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
King William Neighborhood San Antonio, Texas 78204 + Google Map
Free

King William Parade people -  As part of our efforts to continue to improve: here is the 2018 Parade Theme and awards so you can customize your entry next year's Parade. Good luck everyone, we can't wait to see what y'all come up with! History Is Alive & Well 300 Years in San Antonio 2018 King William Fair Parade will honor San Antonio’s Tricentennial by creating an experience that is both visually stunning and educational for it’s audience. This moving…

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King William Fair

April 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
King William Park, 122 Madison Street
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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$15

Join us at the Fair on Saturday, April 28, 2018! “Best Family-Friendly Fiesta Event” —San Antonio Current  Over 30,000 visitors are expected to attend this fun-filled, family festival on April 28th, 2018, as they have on the final Saturday of Fiesta each year since 1968. The King William Fair is the primary fundraising event for the King William Association, a non-profit organization which works to preserve and protect the oldest historic district in Texas and promote the unique cultural heritage of San…

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