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Restoration of Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center: An Adventure in Color

As I entered the newly-restored Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center on San Antonio’s Westside, I was greeted by a colorful array of pink and orange linear buildings rising amid a surreal landscape of palm trees, cacti and the pregnant blooms of crepe myrtle trees. I cruised by a brilliant wall-length mural displaying the words “Familia y […]

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Ortiz Steps Down as Executive Director of Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Board

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center today announced that Executive Director Patty Ortiz has resigned her position to pursue independent curatorial projects and focus on her work as a visual artist. Recruited to the Guadalupe in 2009, Ortiz was instrumental in leading the organization’s growth and elevating its visibility locally, nationally, and internationally. During her tenure, […]

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Texas Biomed Study: To Avoid Adult Melanoma, Protect Children’s Skin

A new study conducted at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute has established that the consistent use of sunscreen in infancy and childhood can do more than prevent sunburn. According to the study, published in the latest issue of the scientific journal Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research, use of sunscreen at an early age can prevent […]