Night scene with theater mural outlined in LED lights at the Mission Marquee Plaza grand opening June 7, 2014. Photo by Lily Casura.

Local Poets to Headline Celebration at Mission Marquee

The Mission Marquee Plaza will host VIVA Poesía, Música y Cultura, a free, family-friendly event on Saturday, June 11, from 5:45-11 p.m.

Anthony Flores, aka “Anthony the Poet,” who led attendees through the park’s reopening event in 2014 as well as last year’s celebration, will once again act as master of ceremonies.

Sam Houston's boots, spurs, saddle blankets and military field desk will be on display at the Battle for Texas: The Experience. Photo by Kathryn Boyd-Batstone

‘Battle for Texas’ Exhibit Nears Completion

While the battle over the future of Alamo Plaza rages in discussions between the City, state of Texas, historians, and conservationists, the Battle for Texas: The Experience exhibition at the Shops at Rivercenter is nearing completion with the addition of 250 Texas Revolution artifacts to the space.