Arts & Culture

Arts and culture

Linda Manning

From celebrating yet another Texas culture to two uniquely different art shows--the weekend is here, and it's full of fun.

On Saturday head up to Boerne for the curiously-named art event.

"It's called the Art Waddle because we have a lot of ducks that walk around the neighborhood."

Mary Morton says that neighborhood is called The Flats, just off Main Plaza.

"This is where the workers lived during the time they were putting the railroad in."

American musical theater is not all fluff with no bite. In fact, the 1930s saw a maturity coming to the genre. George Gershwin and George Kaufman brought biting satire to the musical stage with "Of Thee I Sing." This, in turn, opened the gates for other socially informed shows, such as Harold Rome's "Pins and Needles," a show produced off and on Broadway by members of The Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.

courtesy Mark Wood

Violinist Mark Wood has the classic music pedigree, but in his upcoming to the Alamo City, don't expect to see him in a tuxedo. 

"My three brothers and I were the first all-brother string quartet, so I grew up on classical music," he says.

Then his parents bought him the Beatles' Sgt. Peppers for Christmas.

"When I heard the Beatles and Led Zeppelin, that changed my entire life," Wood shares.

Adrian Wyard

Youth Orchestras of San Antonio is about to tackle a tough assignment.  It's complicated, extreme and takes no small amount of effort.  


Mary McCartney

After detours into snoozing '70s soft rock, 1920s jazz, and bossa nova on her last three albums respectively, Diana Krall returns to the small group + orchestra sound she does so well for her best studio album of standards since 1999’s “When I Look In Your Eyes.” This new release, “Turn Up The Quiet,” finds Krall collaborating with many of her previous

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