Arts San Antonio http://tpr.org en Van Cliburn Gold Medal Winner Vadym Kholodenko Coming To San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/van-cliburn-gold-medal-winner-vadym-kholodenko-coming-san-antonio <p>Last year’s gold medal winner of the Van Cliburn Piano Competition was Vadym Kholodenko, and he's coming to San Antonio for a performance.</p><p>"I am very proud to be one of the Cliburn winners and this competition is very important, actually," Kholodenko said. "It stands as one of the four or five biggest competitions in the world."</p><p>Arts San Antonio is bringing Kholodenko to the Lila Cockrell Theater this Thursday, April 17. He’s playing solo, but he’ll also be doing some duets.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:10:44 +0000 Jack Morgan 30025 at http://tpr.org Yamato Drummers Make San Antonio Stop This Weekend http://tpr.org/post/yamato-drummers-make-san-antonio-stop-weekend <p>There’s an act coming to San Antonio that can’t be beat -- The Yamato Drummers. Arts San Antonio is bringing them to the Lila Cockrell this Sunday. The&nbsp; group use ancient Taiko drums, but in very untraditional ways. Gen Hidaka talks about how their performance varies from tradition.</p><p>"It’s really original, it’s really modern and it’s really dynamic music," Hidaka said. "And people also consider that it’s really entertaining. We also sometimes sing. It’s not only about music it could be like martial arts. It’s like boxing."</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:38:06 +0000 Jack Morgan 20603 at http://tpr.org Yamato Drummers Make San Antonio Stop This Weekend ARTS San Antonio Kicks Off New Season October 5 http://tpr.org/post/arts-san-antonio-kicks-new-season-october-5 <p></p><p>ARTS San Antonio’s new season is just around the corner and Executive Director John Toohey says unlike some arts organizations in the city, which have a narrow focus, their niche is in providing a wide style of performance art.</p><p>"People come here from all over the world, so we bring performing artists here from all over the world," Toohey says.</p><p>So what should San Antonians look for this fall?</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:08:13 +0000 Jack Morgan 18722 at http://tpr.org ARTS San Antonio Kicks Off New Season October 5 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 Joffrey Ballet Returns To San Antonio With Stravinsky's Notorious "Rite of Spring" http://tpr.org/post/joffrey-ballet-returns-san-antonio-stravinskys-notorious-rite-spring <p></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 13:54:34 +0000 Nathan Cone 7037 at http://tpr.org Joffrey Ballet Returns To San Antonio With Stravinsky's Notorious "Rite of Spring"