A native of the Westside and graduate of Yale University, filmmaker and activist Graciela Sanchez is the founding director of the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center.
Claus Heide, president of Beethoven Maennerchor, has been in San Antonio for 50 years, and he has worked with Beethoven Maennerchor for 34 years.
Alejandro Sifuentes is a metalsmith.
Vincent Valdez is a San Antonian artist.
Gini Garcia is a local glass artist.
Words by Cynthia Phelps:
I was doing post-doc work in Houston, which is what brought me to Texas.
Words by Nan Cuba:
“The definition of our city, San Antonio is predominantly Latino, but it has multiple influences.
Words by Joe Reyes:
San Antonio is pretty far south of the big music scenes – we’re kind of isolated down here.
Words by The Most Reverend Gustavo García-Siller, Archbishop of San Antonio:
Catholics constantly express to me how happy they are with Pope Francis.