Unexpected facts enliven the Witte’s second official contribution to the Tricentennial year, Confluence and Culture: 300 Years of San Antonio History.
Several artists and community members attended a meeting Thursday at Mission Branch Library to discuss ideas for a mural that will soon grace the walls of the Southeast Military underpass on Mission Parkway.
The tradition of the matachines music, costumes, and movement has lived on for generations, with many San Antonio families dancing together through the years.
From Yosemite in California to Glacier Lake in Montana, from Big Bend in Texas to Acadia in Maine, the National Park Service will celebrate its Centennial on Aug.
Five leading individuals in the years-long quest to win World Heritage designation for the Alamo, the Spanish colonial Missions and the often forgotten Rancho de las Cabras appeared on stage Saturday morning to explore the meaning of San Antonio’s newfound “outstanding universal value” and what that means for the future of the Southside and the city at large.
With World Heritage inscription ceremonies completed, City Councilmember Rebecca Viagran (D3) has organized and will host a World Heritage Symposium on Saturday to explore how the designation will guide San Antonio’s future preservation and presentation of the Alamo, the four Missions, and Rancho de las Cabras.
The World Heritage weekend celebration closed with an outdoor Mass at Mission San José and Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller asking the congregation to give thanks to those who worked for nearly a decade to make the World Heritage designation a reality.