Say Sí http://tpr.org en SAY Si: Nurturing Artistic Creativity In San Antonio Teenagers http://tpr.org/post/say-si-nurturing-artistic-creativity-san-antonio-teenagers <p>You may already know SAY Sí from what they do for young people in San Antonio.</p><p>“SAY Sí is a youth arts development program," said Visual Arts Director Tommy Hopkins. "We provide year-round tuition-free arts programming for middle school and high school students.”</p><p>SAY Sí operates from a well-equipped South Alamo location, one geared to teach a wide variety of arts.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:52:45 +0000 Jack Morgan 29313 at http://tpr.org SAY Si: Nurturing Artistic Creativity In San Antonio Teenagers YOSA & SAY Si Recreate 'Pictures At An Exhibition' http://tpr.org/post/yosa-say-si-recreate-pictures-exhibition <p>The upcoming Youth Orchestras of San Antonio concert on Monday night promises something big and unusual.</p><p>"We have collaborated with SAY Sí, this wonderful, after school, year-round arts program for high school students, to create new art inspired by <span>[Modest Petrovich] </span>Mussorgsky’s 'Pictures at an Exhibition,' " said YOSA Music Director Troy Peters.</p><p>SAY Sí does with arts largely what YOSA does with music, gives young people a creative outlet. Peters explained exactly what they're doing with SAY Si.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:18:25 +0000 Jack Morgan 26749 at http://tpr.org YOSA & SAY Si Recreate 'Pictures At An Exhibition' SAY Si Presents Holiday Rock 'N' Roll Musical Inspired By "It's A Wonderful Life" http://tpr.org/post/say-si-presents-holiday-rock-n-roll-musical-inspired-its-wonderful-life <p>SAY Sí, nonprofit after-school program that helps kids realize their creative dreams through various arts, begins their holiday production this weekend.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:11:35 +0000 Jack Morgan 23331 at http://tpr.org SAY Si Presents Holiday Rock 'N' Roll Musical Inspired By "It's A Wonderful Life" The Source: SAY Si Shines In New Report | New JFK Documentary http://tpr.org/post/source-say-si-shines-new-report-new-jfk-documentary <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After school arts programs build a variety of socio-emotional areas in a child's life, but often times these programs don't extend to the poor.</span></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:03:00 +0000 Paul Flahive 21772 at http://tpr.org The Source: SAY Si Shines In New Report | New JFK Documentary Say Si Getting Ready For Dia De los Muertos Festivities http://tpr.org/post/say-si-getting-ready-dia-de-los-muertos-festivities <p><em>Dia De Los Muertos</em> is a way many Hispanic cultures have learned to process the passing of loved ones and gain a better understanding of death.</p><p>Jon Hinojosa from the local youth arts organization Say Sí said <em>Dia De Los Muertos</em> offers something less threatening and more positive than Halloween.</p><p>"It’s about remembering those of your loved ones who have passed away, and working to spend some time honoring them through a variety of different ways," Hinojosa said.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:49:38 +0000 Jack Morgan 20943 at http://tpr.org Say Si Getting Ready For Dia De los Muertos Festivities Bexar County Offering Paid Summer Arts Internships http://tpr.org/post/bexar-county-offering-paid-summer-arts-internships <p>The application period is open for Bexar County's inaugural arts internship program this summer.<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> The program is funding nine summer internships with local nonprofit arts organizations and will allow the nonprofits an opportunity to offer a paid 10-week summer internship to attract motivated college students to work on seasonal or special projects.&nbsp; </span></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 22:35:00 +0000 Steve Short 9066 at http://tpr.org Bexar County Offering Paid Summer Arts Internships Say Sí Receives Unexpected $100,000 award http://tpr.org/post/say-s-receives-unexpected-100000-award <p></p><p>On Thursday the Say Sí multi-disciplinary arts program became the unexpected recipient of the $100,000 IMPACT San Antonio grant.</p><p><a href="http://impactsanantonio.org/" target="_blank">IMPACT San Antonio</a> presents large grants of $100,000 to selected non-profits each October and last year doubled its awards; honoring the <a href="http://www.txsaaf.org/" target="_blank">San Antonio AIDS Foundation</a> and the <a href="http://centerforfamilyrelations.org/" target="_blank">Center for Family Relations</a> each with grants to apply toward specific projects.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:25:50 +0000 Eileen Pace 6104 at http://tpr.org Say Sí Receives Unexpected $100,000 award Say Sí Students Learn to Illustrate Movement for Fotoseptiembre http://tpr.org/post/say-s-students-learn-illustrate-movement-fotoseptiembre <p>The staff at <a href="http://www.saysi.org/" target="_blank">Say Sí</a> plans for a certain theme that can be woven into each show throughout the year. From there, students produce art pieces for a variety of events; <a href="http://fotoseptiembreusa.com/" target="_blank">Fotoseptiembre</a> is one of those.</p><p>"Ok, so the theme of Fotoseptiembre; the theme was decided ahead of time during the project planning, and the theme was 'Stillness in Motion,'" said Nicole Amri, program and outreach coordinator for Say Sí.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 19:05:33 +0000 Eileen Pace 264 at http://tpr.org Say Sí Students Learn to Illustrate Movement for Fotoseptiembre