The Lone Star neighborhood, known mainly for its Second Saturday Art Walk, landmark train tracks, and proximity to the former Lone Star Brewery, is establishing its identity as the Lone Star District, starting with the installation of official banners.
What I experienced can’t be found anywhere else at any other time than the Bienniale, when Venice transforms into the world’s capital of creativity.
In the San Antonio art scene, the term “Second Saturday” refers to monthly art openings at the conclave of galleries and studios located in the neighborhood that was recently named “Southtown The Arts District.”
Spoiled by decades of affordable housing and studio options in a major city that was still pretty sleepy, local artists are already feeling the pinch of rising rents after former mayor Julian Castro’s “Decade of Downtown” battle cry and subsequent initiatives shot the city to the top of trend listicles.
Contemporary Art Month (CAM) 2016 is alive and well, despite the recent controversy surrounding the CAM Perennial exhibition that was expected to take place at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center.
San Antonio is widely considered one of the best cities for Chicano and Latino art.
Going to Second Saturday on South Flores by the railroad tracks is always a journey of discovery.
San Antonio is in the midst of an inspiring cultural surge.
Itʼs not just anywhere where one can wake up to a cork ceiling that was, decades ago, used to keep meat carcasses from spoiling.
I was first exposed to the King William Neighborhood by way of the First Friday Art Walk, circa 2003, as the event was gaining steam.