Arts & Culture

Arts and culture

Madeline Richie

From theater to Canciones to Joe Ely – TPR's Arts and Culture Reporter Jack Morgan says the weekend is packed with fun.

Friday at the Pearl features Canciones, which is all about "celebrating Texas music and Texas songs with artists that really have a San Antonio connection," Rosie Reyes says about the showcase, which happens every last Friday of the month through September.

Mark Corneliussen

A one-man show opens and closes on Friday at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center.

Maria Carstensen

If you're walking in front of the Lila Cockrell Theatre downtown, you'll see an enormous mosaic created by Mexican Artist Juan O'Gorman

A music festival at the University of the Incarnate Word kicks off this weekend and the four-day two weekend event has plenty of variety. 

Michael Cirlos, III

A new art exhibit opened recently downtown at Centro De Artes. It's called Icons and Symbols of the Borderlands.

"Diana Molina from El Paso has curated this exhibit.  They (the pieces exhibited) are specific to the Texas Mexico Border."

Debbie Racca-Sittre runs the city's Department of Arts and and Culture and she says these 109 pieces from 25 artists all grew out of the their experiences in the Borderlands.

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