Arts and Culture

Jack Morgan

A solar panel went up in downtown San Antonio on Friday, and it's one that's unlike any other.

"This is an excellent example of combining art and technology, art and science,” said Penny Boyer of the Land Heritage Institute, a 1,200-acre nature preserve that promotes land stewardship and renewable energy. “This is the world's first solar mural installation."

Jack Morgan

Although no new buildings have been completed recently, the San Antonio skyline has seen a dramatic change in recent weeks. 

Jack Morgan

Vacant for 30 years, downtown San Antonio's Alameda Theater may be reborn in the coming years and to some, the structure has a value that's hard to quantify in just dollars and cents. 


San Antonio Botanical Garden

The Sacred Art of Altars exhibit is currently at the Bijou Theater through September 28. Sixty artists were given 10-by-14-inch boxes, which each artist used to create an altar.

"Each one is very specifically unique to the artist and their personal spiritual feelings and selections, choices," Zet Baer says.

They are all on display at the Bijou in the Wonderland of the Americas Mall. On September 28th, the public has the get a chance to bid on, and maybe own, one of the custom pieces.    

April Ceja Rocha

A San Antonian who made a huge impact in Austin music but returned to San Antonio for her last years of life has passed on. 

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