He would not have wanted a sad show.
The untimely death last week of tech advocate and digital media pioneer Alan Weinkrantz in Tel Aviv shocked the San Antonio tech and startup community, but friends and colleagues will turn tragedy into celebration at the Paper Tiger on the North St.
Alan Weinkrantz, a pioneer in tech industry public relations and communications in San Antonio who also worked in the Israeli tech industry, was killed in Tel Aviv on Saturday when a driver who apparently suffered a heart attack drove into a cafe, killing Weinkrantz and two others and leaving six others injured.
In mid-February of this year, I returned to San Antonio after working and living in Israel for sixteen months as a contractor for Rackspace.
Editor's Note: San Antonio-based Alan Weinkrantz, is on assignment serving as a Brand Ambassador to Israel on behalf of the Rackspace Startups Program.
Last November, I boarded a United Airlines flight from San Antonio to Tel Aviv – something I had done 50 times over the last 22 years.
The month of October at The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts has offered a series of concerts through which I've lived and relived part of my own musical history.
If the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts came with a user manual, part of the instructions would include a directive to close your eyes for 15 to 20% of the performance you are about to experience.
Last night, Paul McCartney and his band of nearly 12 years performed a special concert at the new Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.