Say Sí http://tpr.org en SAY Si Graduates Get Set For Exit Art Show On May 2 http://tpr.org/post/say-si-graduates-get-set-exit-art-show-may-2 <p>Many local schools are beginning to think about graduation but SAY Sí, the afterschool youth program that says it “unfolds lives through art,” is getting ready to graduate 18 seniors in just a couple weeks.</p><p>“On Friday, May 2, which is the First Friday here in the Southtown Arts District, and it’s from 6 p.m.-9 p.m.,” said Artistic Executive Director Jon Hinojosa. He said that for the graduation, graduates’ art output will be showcased for all to see.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:45:02 +0000 Jack Morgan 30251 at http://tpr.org 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