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                          • Spring Roundup Art Exhibition and Sale

                            Join us for fabulous social function with music ("Men in Black"), food, drink, exhibition of art, and sale. Art will remain on exhibit until May 24th.

                            Category: Art, Exhibits
                          • Maximum Capacity  Art Opening

                            Featuring art work by the 2014 graduating class of Art Majors at Trinity University.

                          • “Future Pending…” Senior Exhibition Opening

                            For their last and final exhibit, seniors will showcase a variety of different media, all representative of each artist. These include: paint, photography, mixed media, fibers, sculpture, film, instillation and other experimental processes. In addition, senior students in the ALAS Youth Theatre Company will present original theatre performances. The title of this student-led exhibition, “Future Pending…” addresses the biggest question they face during senior year: What does the future hold for them after graduation? It’s a question they are challenged to answer for their Senior Presentations, where seniors provide an oral and visual presentation that examines their growth as artists and their advancement into secondary education.

                            Place: SAY Sí
                          • Blue Star Family Day: Discover Printmaking!

                            Join us for Blue Star Family Day! Families and kids of all ages are invited to attend Blue Star Family Day 2013: Discover Printmaking. This annual event, put on by Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum's MOSAIC education program, brings local artists and community organizations together to create an exciting event full of creative fun. Participants will have a chance to discover printmaking by creating unique prints with local artists.

                            Category: Art, Class
                          • 6th Annual Northside Arts Festival

                            The Alamo City Performing Arts Association is proud to present the 6th Annual Northside Arts Festival. If you are an artist, crafter, or musician and would like to participate, please visit http://www.saspa.org for information and applications, call 210-495-0129 or email: acpaa1992@yahoo.com.This event and parking are free to the public. This is a one day venue for artists and art organizations to display, promote and sell their art work directly to the public. Not an artist? You can still make plans to attend the 6th Annual Northside Arts Festival. Here you will find unique gifts that are affordable and made by local artists just in time for graduation, weddings or other special occasions. Please join us at this family friendly event with food, art, crafts and performances. There is something for everyone.

                            Category: Art, Festival
                          • Shannon Crider:  The Ballad of Polynices

                            This pop-up exhibition created with French & Michigan Gallery will showcase recent Texas Biennial artist Shannon Crider's first solo exhibition, The Ballad of Polynices. The exhibition is inspired by Sophocles' Antigone and explores themes of heroism, family values, politics, and death in the medium of sculptural collage. The exhibit runs through May 31.

                          • Shannon Crider: The Ballad of Polynices  Opening Reception

                            Shannon Crider, recent Texas Biennial artist, presents her first solo exhibition with French & Michigan Gallery. Inspired by the Greek play Antigone, Crider creates her largest work to date, The Ballad of Polynices, honoring the timeless Sophocles story. Through the piece, Crider investigates heroism, family values, politics, and death in correlation to the body, matter, and stars. Following, the exhibition will be reinstalled at French & Michigan for private appointments through May 31.

                            Category: Art, Exhibits
                          • First Sundays for Families: Animal Instincts

                            Be inspired by the wild animals in the special exhibition Bob Kuhn: Drawing on Instinct. Go on a scavenger hunt to discover the many animals found throughout the museum. Hands-on fun includes watercolors, animal portraits and storytelling in the gallery.

                            Category: Art, Exhibits
                          • in|digest
                            in|digest 5/5 7:00PM
                             

                            Grindstone Gallery and Studios presents an MFA thesis exhibition by UTSA Master of Fine Arts graduate Natalie Steele. The gallery is located in the Lone Star Arts District at 111 Lone Star Blvd.

                            Category: Art, Exhibits
                          • Vincent Valdez and Cathy Cunnigham-Little Opening Reception

                            San Antonio-based artists Vincent Valdez and Cathy Cunningham-Little will discuss their work at the opening of their exhibitions. Artpace's Hudson (Show)Room will feature Valdez's work, Strangest Fruit, sponsored in part by Belinda Valera Molina. Cunningham-Little's work, Encounter, will be displayed in the Window Works room.

                            Place: Artpace
                          • Art Party: Bob Kuhn: Drawing on Instinct

                            Bring your friends and enjoy art, music, and cocktails on the River Landing. Art Party is a collaboration of SAMA and KRTU Jazz 91.7.

                            Category: Art, Exhibits
                          • Nicolás Leiva: “Infinite Cycle”

                            Ruiz-Healy Art and The Southwest School of Art, are pleased to present a collaborative exhibition “Infinite Cycle”, consisting of eight large-scale, multi-panel paintings and twenty drawings.  Leiva,an Argentine artist who divides his time between Miami and Faenza, Italy presents archetypal dreamscapes, which explore the enigmatic yet universal origins of personal identity.

                            Category: Art, Exhibits
                          • Opening Reception:  The Exquisite Rainbow Corpse

                            Each GAGA member was given the opportunity to the grab bag--blindly pick a color chip from over 50 chips that corresponded to ROYGBIV (the rainbow color sequence: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet) and create a square work based on her selection.  In May, over 90 pieces of art will be assembled in this glorious color sequence, creating a flow of color, streaming down the walls of the exhibition space.

                          • Nicolás Leiva: Infinite Cycle Under Fire  Reception

                            Nicolás Leiva: Infinite Cycle Under Fire is positioned as the flip-side exhibition to the The Southwest School of Art’s Nicolas Leiva: Infinite Cycle.  The Southwest School of Art will focus on Leiva’s large-scale drawings and paintings, whereas, Ruiz-Healy Art’s exhibition, Nicolás Leiva: Infinite Cycle Under Fire concentrates on the artist’s fantastical ceramics with accompanying catalogue and joint programming. The exhibition will be on display until July 6th.  

                            Category: Art, Exhibits
                          • Dreamland Collective: Summer Showcase

                            Dreamland Collective, a newly founded record label/multi-media production company based in San Antonio, Texas, has organized a summer showcase event. Included at the showcase will be affiliated artists, musicians and nonprofits such as Femina X, Aliens WITH Halos (first show), Adrian Garcia, Laura Varela, P.E.A.C.E. Initiative, the M.U.S.I.C. Project and Avexpression. A karma free veggie dinner will also be provided by the Ashram 5 Monks. The nonprofits will speak about their causes, including a speech by a world renown swami.

                            Category: Music, Rock/Pop, Art
                          • Chupachanga
                            Chupachanga 5/10 10:00AM
                             

                            San Anto Cultural Arts will hold a free block party for the community with a public viewing of large scale wood block printing. San Anto Cultural Arts and consulting printmakers Art To The Third Power are working together to create large scale prints using a steamroller press. Over twenty five 3’ x 4’ prints will be created throughout the course of the event and some will be available for purchase.  

                          • Free Family Art Day
                            Free Family Art Day 5/10 10:00AM
                             

                            As part of the “Passport to Inspiration” Family Art Day series, each month participants will pick a stamp, stamp their “passport,” enjoy creating art projects and have a snack. When the child has four stamps in their passport, he/she will receive a free T-shirt and when a child has seven stamps, he/she will receive 50% off the registration fee for an art class.  

                            Category: Art
                          • Unveiling Texas
                            Unveiling Texas 5/10 4:00PM
                             

                            Unveiling Texas is a two person exhibition featuring Jose Vives-Atsara (1919-2004) and Russell Stephenson (b. 1973). Two artists 50 years apart sought to capture the timeless sensibility that we know as the Texas, Southwest and Mexican landscapes. Through individual aspirations, artistic interpretations and geographic assimilations, we discover that half a century adds even more lineage to the pictorial depiction of Texas story; brought forth between generational Texpatriots.

                            Category: Art, Exhibits
                          • From Nature  Opening Reception

                            From Nature will feature artwork by Paula Gron, Ann Matlock and Greg Reuter. The exhibition is curated by Diana Lyn Roberts. Exhibition runs through June 7th.

                            Place: Gallery Nord
                          • Summer Solstice  Pop-Up Opening Receptions

                            Octavia Art Gallery has announced it will host a pop-up art show in collaboration with curator Alice Carrington Foultz at the historic Roosevelt Library in San Antonio. The exhibition, entitled Summer Solstice and curated by Foultz, combines works of artists represented by Octavia Art Gallery, as well as several local San Antonio artists. Foultz’s inspiration for the show was the scents, sounds, intensity of light and contrasting temperatures experienced during the summer months. The show will feature paintings and sculptures by Wayne Amedee, Waddy Armstrong, Jerry Cabrera, Rudy Choperena, Meghan Garety, Alex Hernandez Dueñas, Martha Hughes, Regina Scully and Eliza Thomas. Show will run until August 13th.

                          • Get Artsmart Series
                            Get Artsmart Series 5/15 7:00PM
                             

                            Central Library is offering a four-part art appreciation and history lecture series covering Prehistoric Art to the Greek Period each month through August. Brigham Young University alum Michelle Hill, who holds a Masters in Art History, will explore major art works from each period, with opportunity for open discussion.

                            Category: Talks plus, Lecture, Art
                          • Art History 101, Without the Papers: The Calling of St. Matthew, Caravaggio-Baroque

                            The San Antonio Museum of art presents a 9-part lecture series by Professor Annie Labatt, Department of Art History, UTSA, about great masterworks of western art. This lecture series is a great way to learn about fascinating art. There will also be delicious (and thematic) food and drinks! This event is free with mueseum admission.

                          • Superhero Exhibit and Contest

                            With 25 participating schools and over 300 students’ ages 6 to 19, the annual Superhero Exhibit and Contest challenges to create representations of real "super heroes" they know and admire. 

                            Category: Art, Exhibits
                          • Boerne Art Waddle
                            Boerne Art Waddle 5/17 10:00AM
                             

                            Come join us for the Second Annual Art Waddle. Meet local and surrounding artists as you walk the The Art Waddle or ride your bike along the banks in Boerne. Enjoy the art of your fancy, which is available for purchase. From paintings and illustrations, to pottery and sculpture. Contributions from the event will support scholarships to the Cibolo Nature Center and Farm Summer Art Camp.

                            Place: The Flats
                          • Free Day at the Museum
                            Free Day at the Museum 5/18 10:00AM
                             

                            Join us for a free day at the museum in honor of National Museum Day.

                            Category: Museum, Art
                          • Art History 101, Without the Papers: The Raft of Medusa, Gericault-Romantic Art

                            The San Antonio Museum of art presents a 9-part lecture series by Professor Annie Labatt, Department of Art History, UTSA, about great masterworks of western art. This lecture series is a great way to learn about fascinating art. There will also be delicious (and thematic) food and drinks! This event is free with mueseum admission.

                          • 4th Annual Art in the Dark

                            Art in the Dark returns to the Witte Museum in celebration of the “touch”…the “feel”…the “sense” of art.Guests will have the opportunity to bid sight unseen, as each unique creation will be draped until the official unveiling at the end of the evening.  Guests are encouraged to touch the art, ask questions to the individual artists and view other works they have designed - but no peeking.  Entertainment provided by the San Antonio Lighthouse Choir.  All net proceeds will benefit the blind children’s programs.  

                            Place: Witte Museum
                          • San Antonio | The Saga
                            San Antonio | The Saga 6/13 7:00PM
                             

                            Renowned French artist Xavier de Richemont debuts his video art installation "San Antonio | The Saga" on the facade of San Fernando Cathedral. The video chronicles the discovery, settlement, and development of San Antonio, and is de Richemont's first outdoor video installation in the United States. For the next ten years, the video installation will be shown periodically in the Main Plaza, free of charge for all to see and hosted by the Main Plaza Conservancy.

                          • Curated by the Menil Collection’s Toby Kamps, this Contemporary Art Month exhibition unites artists Melanie Crader, Francesca Fuchs, Rachel Hecker, Mick Johnson, Jim Nolan, Stan Shellabarger, Dutes Miller and Jenny Schlief in a multimedia exploration of “themes and forms from indoor living in works as fraught, funky, and funny as home life itself.”

                            Place: Sala Diaz
                            Category: Art, Exhibits
                          • “Constructing the Stage” turns the spotlight on the increasingly important use of maquettes (stage models) in production design as seen in the work of four designers from the theater collection. Timothy O’Brien, Ralph Koltai, Adrianne Lobel and Tony Straiges designed landmark productions in the 1970s and ‘80s, representing contrasting British and American approaches to theater design and the role of the theater designer.

                            Category: Art, Exhibits, Theater
                           

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                          • National Poetry Month Movie: Howl

                            In celebration of National Poetry Month, Central Library screens Rob Epstein’s 2010 film starring James Franco as gay Beat-era poet Allen Ginsberg.

                            Category: Film, Biography
                          •  Peter Gabriel: Back to Front

                            Recorded live at London’s famed O2 Arena, BAFTA-winning director Hamish Hamilton’s concert film Back to Front offers fans a rare, behind-the-scenes look at Peter Gabriel in celebration of the 25th anniversary of his seminal album So.

                            Category: Film, Concert
                          • Cypress Hill
                            Cypress Hill 4/23 6:00PM
                             

                            Twenty-three years after the release of its critically and commercially acclaimed debut, and with a new album rumored to be on the way this year, seminal West Coast gangsta rap tribe Cypress Hill is swinging by Saytown just in time for Fiesta. The show, a part of the eighth annual Siesta Fest, will no doubt have a set list that reads like a greatest hits compilation, with (hopefully) a taste of what’s to come as the Chicano rap pioneers prepare to unleash their first album since 2012’s disappointing dubstep mess Cypress X Rusko. Super fan-friendly prices and a rare chance to see one of golden-era hip-hop’s most successful and influential acts? If you call yourself a hip-hop head, you’d be insane (most likely in the membrane) to miss this one.

                            Category: Music, Urban, Hip-hop/Rap
                          • Fiesta Cornyation
                            Fiesta Cornyation 4/23 7:30PM
                             

                            Billed as the “raunchiest, cheapest event of Fiesta,” Cornyation spoofs current events, local politics and pop culture and this year welcomes guests into The Court of Festive Fêtes and Frivolous Faux Pas, to be ruled by King and Queen Anchovy Steve and Jody Newman. “Not just a bunch of queens,” Fiesta Cornyation is a permanently committed nonprofit dedicated to enriching the lives of San Antonians with HIV or affected by HIV. To date, the organization has donated more than $1.5 million to local charities, including SAAF (San Antonio AIDS Foundation), Beat AIDS (Black Effort Against the Threat of AIDS) and HAC (Help, Action, Care).

                            Category: Comedy, Skits, Theater, Improv
                          • Fiesta Cornyation
                            Fiesta Cornyation 4/23 10:00PM
                             

                            Billed as the “raunchiest, cheapest event of Fiesta,” Cornyation spoofs current events, local politics and pop culture and this year welcomes guests into The Court of Festive Fêtes and Frivolous Faux Pas, to be ruled by King and Queen Anchovy Steve and Jody Newman. “Not just a bunch of queens,” Fiesta Cornyation is a permanently committed nonprofit dedicated to enriching the lives of San Antonians with HIV or affected by HIV. To date, the organization has donated more than $1.5 million to local charities, including SAAF (San Antonio AIDS Foundation), Beat AIDS (Black Effort Against the Threat of AIDS) and HAC (Help, Action, Care).

                            Category: Comedy, Skits, Theater, Improv
                          • Shatner's World
                            Shatner's World 4/24 7:30PM
                             

                            “We Just Live in It” is the inevitable subtitle of William Shatner’s one-man show, which debuted on Broadway in 2012, and of all the solipsists to stake that claim, the one true Captain Kirk probably has the most shut-ins calling him god. If that’s you, dust off the doughnut pillow to watch and enjoy the filmed version, screened for a single night in theaters, regardless of how many times you saw it live on tour. Cheek-licking fans of Shatner’s “Rocket Man,” will hoot at the 83-year-old fitted with a flesh-tone wireless mic for the stereotypical black-box solo-show, but fans of both Shatner and good storytelling hoping for the sort of insight evident on Has Been (his pretty great collaboration with Ben Folds) might take encouragement from this: We haven’t seen Shatner’s World, but we did see Shatner last year, outside a Laurie Anderson show.

                            Category: Film, Concert

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