Hundreds gather at Mission San José for the 2014 Rose Window Award Gala. Photo by Robert Rivard.

San Antonio to Hire World Heritage & Tricentennial Directors

With San Antonio’s unique history opening new avenues to future opportunity, the City of San Antonio is recruiting two new key executives, one to serve as director of World Heritage, the other to serve as director of the Tricentennial Office, two new offices that will oversee efforts to celebrate the nexus of culture, history and economic opportunity.

Visitors stroll the grounds of Mission Concepción. Photo by Iris Dimmick.

Alliance for San Antonio Missions Convenes Next Roundtable

The Alliance for San Antonio Missions, a newly formed grass-roots organization advocating for sensitive development in and around the near-Southside Missions, will hold a community roundtable at the Mission Branch Library, 3134 Roosevelt Ave., this Sunday from 4-6 p.m. The panel discussion titled “What is Intangible Heritage?”