Tour San Marcos

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, I've found a real mix of things to do, some indoors, some out. First, the San Antonio Symphony is back in action. President David Gross explains.

“Our Music Director, Sebastian Lang-Lessing is back in town and will be leading the orchestra in the Dances of Galanta. And then the Mozart Concerto No.4 with the fabulous young violinist Jennifer Koh. And the second half of the program is the orchestral masterpiece, the Bartok Concerto for Orchestra.”

Nathan Cone

The terms that are being used in western media are “separatists” and “insurgents,” but Ambassador Paula J. Dobriansky says make no mistake about it, Russia invaded Ukraine. She notes Russian president Vladimir Putin justifies it by saying “Russia has the right to go in anywhere to protect Russians who are living abroad.” As Central European capitals grow increasingly concerned, Dr.

COPPERAS COVE, Texas  — Teachers at one Central Texas elementary school have rewarded their students for finishing their end-of-year tests by performing a series of escalating dares — including eating live worms.

The Killeen Daily Herald reports that students at Clements/Parsons Elementary School in Copperas Cove exceeded their school goals on their statewide STAAR tests. So they got to challenge their teachers to perform stunts for a live audience.

One teacher had to kiss a guinea pig, and another ate frog legs. But reading and language arts teacher Michele Cox had to eat live earthworms.

LUBBOCK — Police are investigating who spray-painted the words “No Muslims” on a large reproduction of the school seal outside the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.

KCBD-TV reports the graffiti was likely spray-painted late Wednesday or early Thursday. Crews were cleaning the sign Thursday morning. Texas Tech police told the television station they were investigating. The center called the graffiti “harmful and offensive.

Conjunto Music—it marks one of the ways that in a real sense, San Antonio is like nowhere else. And now the Tejano Conjunto Festival is celebrating that individuality. I spoke recently  to one of the guys who created it.

"My name is Juan Tejeda. I am a professor of Mexican-American studies at Palo Alto College."

Juan’s an intense, intelligent, look-you-straight-in-the-eye kind of guy. He’s also a squeezebox player, and he and a man named Ben King created the first Tejano Conjunto Festival 35 years ago at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center.