Arts & Culture

Arts and culture

Nathan Cone / TPR

Theater chain and social enterprise Santikos Entertainment on Thursday unveiled their newly remodeled Embassy Theater at 281 & Bitters in San Antonio, and surprised the local non-profit community with 25 gifts totaling $500,000.

By Schorle - Picture by Michael Schwarz, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Texas troubadours are part of American music lore. These Lone Star bards have been ground breakers and hit makers since the dawn of the commercial music industry. However, beyond the established music business there is a “breed apart” of the Texas singer-songwriters who put their art and craft above themselves. They are uncompromising in the creation of tunes and lyrics.

Frank Capra's classic film It's A Wonderful Life — starring Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey — takes place in the fictional town of Bedford Falls, but some say it's a dead ringer for Seneca Falls in upstate New York.

Greg Zaragoza

San Antonio is packed with things to do this weekend, and here are three you should really consider. First off tonight The Classic Theatre's Santaland Diaries.

Update: The three-month strike by Fort Worth Symphony musicians is over. Musicians on Wednesday voted to approve a new contract. The agreement was reached after two days of federal mediation.