Arts & Culture

Arts and culture

Katy Silva

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center 's annual holiday event kicks off Friday. It's called Hecho a Mano , a title that's an exacting description.

Libby Day

Some say the holidays aren't complete without seeing a production of Messiah . This year, Youth Orchestras of San Antonio's (YOSA) Troy Peters guest conducts the San Antonio Symphony 's Messiah production. He says the tradition is warranted.

Kerrville's Symphony of the Hills puts on its annual Holiday Concert Thursday night. Artistic Director Gene Dowdy says this one is not one to miss.

Carrie Fisher was an insecure 19-year-old when she appeared as Princess Leia in the first Star Wars movie, a role that would come to define her career. She tells Fresh Air 's Terry Gross that despite becoming romantically involved with her older, married co-star, Harrison Ford, she often felt isolated on set. "I didn't have anyone to confide in," she says. "I had no friends, and I couldn't talk about [the affair with Ford] because he was married." Instead, Fisher began recording her thoughts...

When we talk about all the great musical talent that the world lost in 2016 - don't forget to add Guy Clark to the list. After the past few years of failing health Clark died on May 17 at the age of 74. He is remembered as an Texas country and folk singer - musician, songwriter, and performer. With more than 20 albums to his name and dozens of songs recorded by other artists. He won the 2014 Grammy Award for Best Folk Album - " My Favorite Picture of You ." It's Clark's songwriting that set...