Arts & Culture

Arts and culture

Celeste Padron

A local cycling group focuses less on the ride itself than on the results of the ride. Stephanie Ward field-coordinates the efforts for Ride For Reading.

"We deliver donated books to Title One Elementary Schools in San Antonio."

If you're not sure what a Title One school is, she explains it this way.

"The majority of students qualify for the free lunch program."

That means that since there's very little money for books at home, there usually aren't books there.

SRagnar Fotografi

The new production at the Playhouse's Cellar Theater is called Tribes, and it details the often unseen and surprising nature of the ties that bind family communication together. Here's the play's Director John O'Neil talking about that family.

Kristian Jaime

Opera Piccola's new production takes on a very old theme. That theme is love and jealousy. The opera is Acis and Galatea. The star of the show and the production's music director had this to say.

"My name is Tyson Miller.  I'm playing the role of Acis, which is the hero, the tenor, the protagonist of the story. He is seeking his love. He finds her, and they create a nice life together."

20th Century Fox

 The Briscoe Western Art Museum may not come to mind when movies do, but maybe it  should. Jenny Chowning heads Education and Programs at the Briscoe and says their third annual summer film series is dedicated to award-winning Westerns.

Musical Bridges Around the World

Electric cars, a sizzling international collaboration, and music that defies definition.  These are just a few of the things that you ought to consider doing this weekend. Let's start with the San Antonio Electric Vehicle Club: they're hitting the road to Boerne's Patrick Heath Public Library.