The City of San Antonio announced that it is seeking nominations from the public for the 2018-2020 Poet Laureate, due Jan. 12.
Artist Jennifer Khoshbin collaborated with poets Naomi Shihab Nye and Jenny Browne to bring temporary public art project Word Around Town to Alta Vista.
We’ve gotten out of the habit of paying attention.
Mayor Ivy Taylor invested local poet Jenny Browne as San Antonio’s poet laureate for 2016-2018 on Monday night in City Council Chambers.
Editor’s Note: This homage to former state Sen. and Mayoral Candidate Leticia Van de Putte was read by State Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla, San Antonio’s first poet laureate, at a recent Save Miguel’s Home event at Miguel and Guadalupe Calzada’s home in Beacon Hill, in appreciation for Van De Putte’s support for the project while still in office, and later, on the campaign trail.
The newly renovated Mission Marquee Plaza, former home of the historic Mission Drive-in theater on Roosevelt Avenue in the Southside, was hopping late Saturday afternoon and into the evening at its inaugural event.