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Ballet, Holiday Music, Culture: Your Weekend Is Here!

12/15/2017
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From ballet to Mexican songs to the Symphony Pops concert, music dominates this weekend in San Antonio.

Duration: 00:01:34


Christmas Posada At Pearl: A New Take On An Old Tradition

12/13/2017
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One of the city's newest developments, the Pearl, is teaming with the city's oldest, the Missions, for a new twist on a Christmas posada.

Duration: 00:01:35


Dream Song Tower: 'A Beacon Of Hope' On South Side

12/12/2017
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The first thing you notice about Interstate 35 at South Zaramora is the incessant din of traffic. This is a place designed only for cars and trucks. No trees, no sidewalks, nothing on the human scale. But now a twisted, vaguely tepee-shaped piece of art has added a very human touch.

Duration: 00:04:41


San Antonio Chamber Choir 'Gets Jazzy' For Holidays

12/11/2017
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The San Antonio Chamber Choir's Christmas concert is taking a decidedly different tack this season. The choir’s artistic director Rick Bjella said this year the holiday music will have a very "jazzy" twist.

Duration: 00:01:35


Jazz, Choral Music & Worldwide Holidays: Your Weekend Is Here!

12/8/2017
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From a Jazz concert to a stirring choral performance to an around-the-world holiday, San Antonio’s weekend is packed with fun. And starting in downtown San Antonio, is the place to be, Arts San Antonio's Jason Irle said.

Duration: 00:01:34


Tubas To Take Center Stage At San Antonio's Arneson River Theater

12/4/2017
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At times, San Antonio's holiday season takes some unusual twists. One of those twists is a nowhere-but-San-Antonio kind of event put on by The Tubameisters, which were a creation long ago by Ray Grim.

Duration: 00:01:33


Make Your Holiday Shopping Less Frightful; Music That's Delightful: Your Weekend's Here!

12/1/2017
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There's a busy weekend ahead, from holiday shopping to traditions hundreds of years in the making. First off, for those of you looking to shop, but not in the big box stores, there's “Hecho a Mano.”

Duration: 00:01:34


San Antonio Clay, Art Festival Expected To Draw Thousands To Alamo City

11/30/2017
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An annual celebration of the arts on Saturday will certainly attract thousands. The San Antonio Clay and Art Festival features roughly 45 vendors, working primarily in ceramics, “both utilitarian and sculptural," said Linda Perez of San Antonio Potters Guild.

Duration: 00:01:33


San Antonio's Jazz, TX To Feature Mariachi 'Extravaganza'

11/29/2017
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An event will be held Wednesday at a San Antonio club known for jazz. But the music performed there that night, decidedly won't be.

Duration: 00:01:29


San Antonio Set To Dazzle Downtown With Holiday River Parade

11/20/2017
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San Antonio holiday activities kick into high gear Friday , with the Ford Holiday Parade .

Duration: 00:01:25


Magik Theatre Merges Shakespeare With San Antonio River

11/17/2017
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The Magik Theatre brings together two elements this weekend whose combination puts a whole new light on each. Those two elements are Shakespeare and the San Antonio River.

Duration: 00:01:28


Afro-Caribbean Jazz, San Fernando Classical: Your Weekend's Here!

11/17/2017
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As is often the case, there's a lot going on in San Antonio this weekend. First off, on Saturday night, Arts San Antonio brings performer Eddie Palmieri to the Alamo City.

Duration: 00:01:35


The San Antonio Symphony's Bolero Seduction

11/15/2017
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The San Antonio Symphony 's weekend performances promise a little something different. "We'd like to tempt you,” symphony music director Sebastian Lang-Lessing said, “to come to this wonderful concert of seduction, temptation and into this world that only music can bring you into in two hours into such a level of different emotions." The symphony will play many selections, including from Franz Liszt. "We start with Liszt, ‘Mephisto Waltz,’ he said. "And the figure of Mephisto — the Devil —...

Duration: 00:01:35


Musicians Gather To Put A Fuller Light On Yesteryear

11/8/2017
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There's a gathering of Tejano musicians up in San Marcos on Sunday, but there will probably be far more talk than music there. That's because they will be talking about the music — its backstory, its context, its value. Former Express-News music writer Hector Saldaña will play host to a South-by-Southwest style panel discussion of Tejano music at the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University . “It's a current exhibit based on the collections of Ramon Hernandez, a music journalist and...

Duration: 00:01:33


Filmmaker Calls For A New '(re)Formation'

11/7/2017
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A new film by an area filmmaker is guaranteed to raise some folks' hackles. That filmmaker is Shannon Ivey, and she has a bone to pick with many Christians. "We have to get out of the four walls of the church and get out in the streets, where Jesus would've been, and we have to put our money where our mouth is," she said. Ivey runs a nonprofit called Theatre For Change , and said she she just couldn't stay quiet about her beliefs. "There's 2.5 churches for every one foster child in the...

Duration: 00:01:34


Chamber Music, Joni Mitchell Music & Diwali Festival: Your Weekend's Here!

11/3/2017
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From chamber music to Joni Mitchell music to the Diwali Festival, your weekend awaits. First off, chamber music lovers will love what Camerata San Antonio's playing.

Duration: 00:01:35


San Antonio Native Dubbed 'Miles Davis Of Accordion' Earns National Honor

11/2/2017
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In the late 1940s, a proud father put a small accordion into the hands of his determined 4-year-old daughter. Little Eva Ybarra doggedly persevered against the naysayers, who told her a female accordionist would never make it — and she rose to conjunto royalty. Now, she’s considered the “queen of the accordion.”

Duration: 00:05:29


Youth Orchestras Of San Antonio Goes For Adventure

11/1/2017
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Youth Orchestras of San Antonio is hoping to take listeners on an adventure this weekend. And the nature of the music that YOSA's Troy Peters has selected ensures it will be quite theatrical.

Duration: 00:01:34


Award-Winning Doc ‘Honor Killings’ Gets Local Showing

10/31/2017
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A much-acclaimed documentary will be screened Saturday at Our Lady of the Lake University. The film focuses on what's called honor killing. Mary Ann Smothers Bruni says most Americans have a skewed understanding of what honor killings even are. "The film is about women in Iraq trying to stop honor killing. We always think this is a Muslim thing. I don't agree with that at all,” she said. “When I was at University of Madrid at graduate school, honor killing was considered Roman Catholic and...

Duration: 00:01:34


'X-perimental' San Antonio Band Featured In 'Texas Monthly'

10/30/2017
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A San Antonio band is getting some noteworthy statewide recognition.

Duration: 00:01:40

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