Yo-Yo Ma performs Friday in San Antonio and heads to Laredo on Saturday for a Day of Action, his only Texas stop on a worldwide tour.
Join ARTS San Antonio for Flamenco Legends by Javier Limón: The Paco de Lucía Project on Friday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre.
Join ARTS San Antonio for the 2017 Swiss Cultural Tour by Aesch Accordion Orchestra and Schlossbrünneli Yodeling Club from Aesch and Möriken, Switzerland.
Bharatanatyam, a classical Indian dance that dates back to 3rd century BC, has its roots in Hindu religious and spiritual practices.
The first meeting of the San Antonio Performing Arts Collective drew representatives from 25 performing arts organizations.
Bilingual singer/songwriter Lila Downs (pronounced lee-la), the daughter of a Mixtec mother from Oaxaca and a Scottish-American father from Minnesota, is an authentic representation of the mezcla of culture, language, and heritage found across the nation, especially in places like San Antonio.
The power of music lies in its intrinsic nature to move people. Whether that be the somber, introspective sound of a chamber orchestra bringing you inwards, or the vivifying electricity of a tour de force of percussion letting you out of your cage and onto the dance floor, it seeps into our soul’s recesses and ignites something. And while you can dig on YouTube and Bandcamp and Spotify all day, “there is no substitute for live music,” or so says Henry Brun in the tag line of his email.
Witnessing Señor Brun’s passion for his craft – embodied from the cadence of his words to the colors of his linen button-down tropical shirts – is an opportunity to understand what his credo on live music really means. “You play the song 20 times, every time it’s gonna sound different,” Brun said, confessin’ on the nature of the jazz music he represents.
Art informs, inspires and transforms people and always has served as a powerful bridge to unite people.
Serious in sarcastic wit, chops in high-octane performance, a mastering in stage presence and riotous physical humor-attributes not commonly associated with your average musical ensemble.
Dance lovers in San Antonio have a rare opportunity this week to see one of the world’s great dance companies.