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Asociacion de Charros de San Antonio in Texas is involved in imparting Charreria training as well as taking Mexico's tradition and culture forward. For more than 50 years, Asociacion de Charros de San Antonio has strived to imbibe the values that this national sport of Mexico awards to its learners. Of all the events hosted by this organization, majority of them are performed by male riders, known as charros. Male riders partake in horse riding and roping events. At these events, you get to see their traditional dance, listen to Mexico's mariachi music and also relish their traditional culinary items.
This vivacious 'shepherd's' play performed annually at the Mission San Jose is part of the Mexican Christmas celebrations in San Antonio. The performers hail from the well-known Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. Characters of devils and shepherds are played out with zest and finesse by the trained performers. Attending the play thus becomes a thrilling experience to one and all!
This event is one of the biggest events, not just in the city of San Antonio but also in the whole of America. Every year, thousands of people join in to celebrate and commemorate the lifework of Dr. King. Several American citizens get together and indulge in various events that are organized to honor all that this civil rights leader had done for his fellow-men. The events include spiritual as well as educational programs that throw light on the various social and cultural issues involving racial discrimination, brotherhood, patriotism and the like. The celebration usually begins with a mass, followed by a march through different parts of the city!
Artistically inclined students at St. Philip's College should consider themselves fortunate because the Fine Arts Department of the college encourages them in every way to pursue their talents and use their potential to the best. Divided into genres of art, music, dance and theatre, the department holds exhibitions, plays and other events so that the students can actually display their creative side to the world outside. Theatre students have an added advantage of the Watson Theatre that comes under the governance of the same department. The theatre is also leased out on rent for other theatre groups to showcase their plays.
The Department of Fine Arts and other departments of St. Philip's College Fine Arts Department in San Antonio regularly organize various events to showcase the abundance of talent on campus. The Watson Fine Arts Center is used as the venue for these events like one man shows, recitals by the San Antonio Symphony and lots more.
The past is deeply rooted in the present and culture is deeply influenced by this. When you have all of this in your ambit, it leads to an inclusion of various communities across the world. This is also the motto that THE URBAN 15 GROUP follows. Devoted to media, music and movement, URBAN 15 believes in creating the new folk style reflective of contemporary San Antonio while providing accessibility to different communities. Promoting culture of the people, for the people and by the people, URBAN 15 performs multi-events, using streets as their props. The Carnaval De Antonio is an award-winning community street dance and drumming group. The troupe livens up the streets of San Antonio by bringing the sounds and music of the Caribbean and Bahia alive. To be a part of this group, you can audition now! The age ranges between 12-76 years. There is no sex, caste, creed, religion and race bar because individuality needs no definition! See website for dates and performances.
Connected to the Martin Luther King Park, Wheatley Heights Sports Complex is the dream project of the local community. It features the Rev. Dr. E. Thurman Walker Stadium, three soccer fields, an eight lane all-weather track field, a football field with bleachers, a cross country track and practice areas.
Located near the Lincoln Park, The Tofu House is a DIY space for punk rock music. It is one of those hidden places where only those who are attending the concerts know its existence. Some of the previous line ups are Vampirates, Blank Side, Inner City Scum, Illustrations and Primitive Man.
The Freeman Coliseum is home to the Central Hockey League team, the San Antonio Iguanas. This is more than just a sports venue. It has been visited by musicians such as rockers KISS, Elvis Presley, Lawrence Welk, Roy Rogers, Rod Stewart, and rappers Run DMC and Salt 'N' Peppa. But 1977 was definitely a year to remember as 10 major rock concerts were held here. Other events are also hosted, such as car shows, wrestling matches, religious ceremonies, arts and crafts shows and hunting and fishing expositions.
Sunset Station is a multi-faceted space featuring smaller venues within its premises—one of them being 'The Pavilion'. This space has a capacity of over 2000 guests and has played host to many concerts of prominent artists such as Zingy Marley and Def Tones. Apart from gigs, the venue can also be rented out for private events and social functions with arrangements of food and decorations made by the management. Located next to the Pavilion is the Plaza area complete with a well landscaped space and fountain that adds a to the overall pleasant ambiance and charm.
Home of the San Antonio Spurs basketball team, the AT&T Center houses many sporting events in basketball and hockey, as well as the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. It is also a premier facility for concerts, with big-name acts in music and comedy regularly paying a visit to the AT&T Center stage.
A part of Carver Community Cultural Center, the Little Carver Theatre is a thriving venue of various performing art events. The theater features theater arts, musicals, jazz events, dance performances and much more. The theatre is also available for seminars, pageants, forums and other performing arts event. Hence be assured that a visit to this Little Carver Theater wont be wasted if you love performing arts.