Main Plaza http://tpr.org en San Fernando Cathedral Like You've Never Seen It http://tpr.org/post/san-fernando-cathedral-youve-never-seen-it <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>What they’re doing to San Fernando Cathedral tonight will make you see it in a whole new light. Light -- that’s the key word here. Lots and lots of light.</p><p>"It’s a video painting of the cathedral," said Xavier de Richemont, who is the one projecting light, pictures, images, and textures onto San Fernando Cathedral. The film, of sorts, is called "San Antonio|The Saga," a chronological telling of the San Antonio story.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:56:09 +0000 Jack Morgan 33371 at http://tpr.org San Fernando Cathedral Like You've Never Seen It San Fernando Public Art Project Seeking County Funds http://tpr.org/post/san-fernando-public-art-project-seeking-county-funds <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Main Plaza Conservancy is asking </span>Bexar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County to contribute to the funding for a visual art exhibit coming to the San Fernando Cathedral.</span></p><p>Officials hope the artwork will become a national attraction, and have gone to Bexar County commissioners to ask for their support of the project's ongoing maintenance.</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 21:38:17 +0000 Eileen Pace 31704 at http://tpr.org San Fernando Public Art Project Seeking County Funds Mariachi Corazon Taking Main Plaza By Storm http://tpr.org/post/mariachi-corazon-taking-main-plaza-storm <p>Mariachi Corazon de San Antonio is a yearly high school competition to find the city&rsquo;s best young mariachi musicians. This year&#39;s event is at Main Plaza on Saturday, October 26.</p><p>&quot;Those students are nominated by their mariachi director to perform and they stand out in the crowd, and they have one minute time to do performances,&quot; said Main Plaza Conservancy&rsquo;s Jane Pauley-Flores. &quot;And so the judges are not only hearing the high school bands, but they are also hearing the performance of the individual that has been nominated.&quot;</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 20:21:53 +0000 Jack Morgan 20061 at http://tpr.org Mariachi Corazon Taking Main Plaza By Storm The Source: Texas Cyber Security and The Future of the Alamo http://tpr.org/post/source-texas-cyber-security-and-future-alamo <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">South Carolina is still dealing with the ramifications of a month-long cyber incursion at their Department of Revenue last fall that saw millions of of citizens' banking information, social security numbers and other vital information stolen, costing the state $20 million so far.</span></p> Tue, 07 May 2013 14:43:45 +0000 Paul Flahive 10943 at http://tpr.org The Source: Texas Cyber Security and The Future of the Alamo Video: World-Class Light/Video Installation Coming To Main Plaza http://tpr.org/post/video-world-class-lightvideo-installation-coming-main-plaza <p>Arriving next year is a 15-minute installation by French artist and world-renown painter <a href="http://vimeo.com/user4964238" target="_blank">Xavier de Richemont</a>. The art video will be projected onto the façade of San Fernando Cathedral, with 7,000 square feet of light, color and visual narration.</p><p>The video offers the historical journey through the settlement of San Antonio and Bexar County, and is Main Plaza’s first outdoor video/art project.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:38:12 +0000 Eileen Pace 9343 at http://tpr.org Video: World-Class Light/Video Installation Coming To Main Plaza