Jim Johnson in his car. Photo by Nancy Cook-Monroe.

Remembering Jim Johnson: 1931-2016

Jim Johnson was the kind of guy who was equally welcome at the Sanchez Ice House, the Bexar County Commissioners Court, and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Posts 9186 and 8111. He served as Grand Marshal of the King William Parade in the late ‘90s and as a board member of the San Antonio River Authority (SARA).

Twelve contestants will compete for SAIPC's highest honors. Photo by Susan Riley.

International Piano Competition Puts SA on the Classical Map

The participants at the 12th annual San Antonio International Piano Competition (SAIPC) didn’t make it easy for their judges. Vladimir Horowitz and Van Cliburn may be distinguished experts on classical music and piano performance, but it’s doubtful that they could say with certainty which of the 12 competitors out-performed the rest.