CityScene: Winter Treasures

CityScene: Winter Treasures

Driving up and down Fredericksburg Road south of 410, you would never suspect that the neighborhoods flanking this urban artery are positively teeming with artists’ studios and a growing number of arts venues. But over the past 10 years the area has slowly grown into...

CityScene: In Full Swing

By JASMINA WELLINGHOFF By November, the performing arts season is in full swing and itching to get into the holiday mood sooner rather than later. A great event to get us all in the spirit of celebration is Luminaria, coming up Nov. 9-12. The annual showcase of...

September is Photo Festival Month

September is Photo Festival Month

Founded in 1995 as a “unique and eclectic forum for the exhibition and celebration of photography and photographically based art,” Fotoseptiembre USA has become an established and eagerly anticipated art festival in San Antonio and the surrounding cities. It attracts...

Museums Are Great Places to Visit in the Summer

Museums Are Great Places to Visit in the Summer

When was the last time you visited the Witte Museum? If it has been more than a couple of years, you are in for a big surprise. The venerable San Antonio institution has been undergoing a $100 million transformation that will ultimately more than double its space and...

Milestone Events at the Guadalupe

Milestone Events at the Guadalupe

I greatly enjoy folkloric dances of many countries. They tend to be ebullient, colorful and happy, as most were traditionally danced at festive occasions. Performed by professional dancers and tweaked a bit by a savvy choreographer, they easily become great stage...

City Scene: New Year’s Resolution

City Scene: New Year’s Resolution

A Different Kind of New Year's Resolution By Jasmina Wellinghoff Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions, which are easy to make and even easier to break. According to Time magazine, the 10 most common promises people make to themselves are to lose weight, quit...

Ruby City & Holiday Fun

Ruby City & Holiday Fun

Most San Antonians remember Linda Pace as the founder of Artpace, but her remarkable legacy goes much further. She wanted to create a new art oasis downtown on Camp Street, which started with the development of CHRISpark, a small, beautifully laid-out green space that...

City Scene: A Children’s Museum for the 21st Century

City Scene: A Children’s Museum for the 21st Century

Interactive and Innovative, the new DoSeum opens June 6. For all of you parents and grandparents who are always looking for fun places to take the kids,, there’s great news. The new children’s museum, renamed the DoSeum, is opening June 6 in its new location at 2800...

City Scene

City Scene

I recently had an encounter that warmed my journalist heart. Upon meeting this new person at a local company I greeted her with the conventional phrase, “Nice to meet you,” but she responded with “It’s good to see you.” We had never met before, so she explained: “I am...

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