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Posted: August 17, 2016

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Alamo Heights Night 5PM FRIDAY

It’s Party Time in ’09! Alamo Heights Night will feature entertainment for the entire family. Savor food such as Texas style BBQ, fajitas, chalupas and more! Adults can enjoy Dos Equis and more in the beer garden and the wine garden will feature Becker Wines. Live entertainment all night including Finding Friday, Suede (premiere cover band from Austin), Hotcakes and Big City Outlaws plus a spectacular fireworks display at 10pm. The carnival midway will feature activities from Games2U. Admission is free for children under 12 and for all active duty and reserve military with a valid ID, tickets are $5 for ages 12-17 and students with a valid ID, and $12 for adults. Free shuttle from Alamo Heights Methodist Church and Alamo Heights High School. From 5:15pm to 12 midnight. Parking available at the AT&T lot at Hildebrand & Broadway. University of the Incarnate Word 4301 Broadway

2017 Fiesta Arts Fair SAT – SUN 

Sat, Apr 22, 2017 • 10:00am – 6:00pm Sun, Apr 23, 2017 • 11:00am – 5:00pm What began as a small art fair has grown into one of the highlights of Fiesta San Antonio. Fiesta Arts Fair is ranked as one of the "Most Family-Friendly" Fiesta events. • 110 Regional and National Artists offering ceramics, drawings, fiber art, art clothing, glass, furniture, jewelry, paintings, photography, sculpture, and other media! • Live Music Guy Forsythe Blues Band, Sisters Morales, The Naggins, Ruben Moreno, Rudy Tee Y Los Pelicanos del Rey, Fisherman and more! • Young Artists Garden with hands-on activities for kids and teens • Fiesta Food by La Gloria, Kona Grill, Social Ice, Chocolazzo, and more! ADMISSION: • Adults $15 at gate ($12 in advance or with valid student id) • Children 5 – 12 $5 (under age 5 free) **Tickets go on sale March 24, 2017! Advance tickets will be available at the Southwest School of Art Welcome Center, the Fiesta® Store, or online at Fiesta Arts Fair takes place on the ground of the Southwest School of Art's Ursuline Campus, 300 Augusta at Navarro. **Augusta is closed during Fair hours between Navarro & Giraud:, Sat. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. & Sun. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. There are many paid parking garages and self-pay parking lots within two blocks of the Southwest School of Art along St. Mary's, Navarro, Augusta and Soledad streets. Admission to the Fiesta Arts Fair sustains educational programs at the non-profit Southwest School of Art! Southwest School of Art 300 Augusta Street



NESA presents FOOTNOTES: A Concert of Dance - 20th Anniversary APRIL 20 - APRIL 23 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

North East School of the Arts presents the 20th anniversary of FOOTNOTES, NESA's signature dance spectacular. Join us for an exciting evening of moving music and riveting dance. Visit for more information. $10-$20 Robert E. Lee High School Theater1400 Jackson Keller Rd 210-356-1036

Planetarium Shows at the Scobee Education Center (EVERY FRIDAY) 630PM

Scobee Planetarium is open every Friday evening (except special events and holidays). Ticket sales begin at 6:00 pm. If weather permits, the observatory is opened after the last public show to observe celestial objects through the refracting telescope. Visit for schedule and information. Scobee Education Center and Planetarium 1300 San Pedro

Natural Beauty: Fiesta of Land, Water, and Sky THRU AUG 13 10AM

April 20 - August 13, 2017 The Witte Museum’s 2017 Fiesta exhibition celebrates our Texas Heritage. Land, water, and sky have shaped our relationship to this place we now call Texas for millennia and serve as an underlying theme for the permanent exhibitions at the museum. From rolling prairies filled with wild flowers to starry skies that spark the imagination, this exhibition will explore the theme of land, water, and sky through the museum’s collection of coronation robes. The Witte Museum 3801 Broadway

Farmers Market at the Cibolo 9:00 am - 1:00 pm FRI-SUN FREE

The mission of The Farmers Market at the Cibolo is to provide area residents the opportunity to buy Hill Country grown and produced products and support local farmers and specialty vendors. If it’s homemade, handmade or fresh and tasty, you can get it at the Farmers Market at the Cibolo. Herff Farm 33 Herff Road Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 249-4616

Sister Act NOW - MAY 7

Based on the 1992 hit movie starring Whoopi Goldberg…When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community. Woodlawn Theatre 1920 Fredericksburg Rd 


New Braunfels Area Car Club’s 25th Annual Swap Meet & Sunday Car Show 

April 21-22-23, 2017 Comal County Fairgrounds, 801 E. Common Street, New Braunfels, TX. Free to Public. On-Site Parking - $5.00 per Car $10.00 Trucks with Trailers. Over 700 vendors will be selling vintage vehicles, parts and automotive memorabilia, profits are used for educational scholarships. No dogs allowed. For more information, visit


Blood Drive

UHG-OptumHealth 6200 Northwest Parkway 730AM

The College of Healthcare Professions 4738 NW Loop 410 9AM

Security Service Federal Credit Union 7323 Highway 90 W 930AM

Humana Direct Marketing 8119 Datapoint 2PM


VIVA UIW 11:00 am - 2:00 pm FREE!

Come out and celebrate the kick off to Fiesta with VIVA UIW! We will have folklorico dancers, free food (nachos, aguas frescas, and a fruit bar) t-shits, VIVA UIW medals, music and other fun and free Fiesta giveaways! UIW Dubuis Lawn 4301 Broadway St.

From Concern to Effective Action: Individuals and the Environment--part of the UTSA Science & the Planet Series 6PM FREE

From Concern to Effective Action: Individuals and the Environment The second event in the UTSA Science & the Planet Series Hosted by UTSA Business Affairs and the UTSA Sustainability Council Air quality expert Peter Bella, former director of the Natural Resources Department of the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG), will lead a discussion on addressing environmental policy on the local and state levels, as well as through NGOs and local voluntary actions. All are welcome. Venue Bexar Room in the HEB University Center, Main Campus, UTSA 1 UTSA Circle (210) 458-4204

UTSA Wind Ensemble Concert - "Wine, Dark, Sea" 730PM FREE

The UTSA Wind Ensemble end their Spring season with John Mackey’s powerful Symphony for Wind Ensemble, "Wine Dark, Sea" and other pieces. Join us for this amazing piece of music and a tribute to our graduating seniors. Arts Recital Hall One UTSA Circle 2104585685




3rd Friday Birding 830 AM FREE

Come take a leisurely walk through the Sanctuary with one of our birding specialists. Anyone fascinated by the sights and sounds of birds is welcome. This is a great opportunity for beginning or intermediate birders to develop and improve their identification skills. Please wear close-toed shoes, long pants, and bring water. Binoculars will be available. Each walk is limited to 12. Headwaters at Incarnate Word 4503 Broadway (210) 828-2224

Blood Drive

Judson Early College Academy 8230 Palisades Drive Live oak, TX 78233 1045 AM

Metropolitan Methodist Hospital 1310 McCullough 11AM 


¡Viva La Salud! 11AM FREE

This is WBU's community fiesta event celebrating health, wellness and nutrition that has recently been endorsed by the Mayors Fitness Council. There will be door prizes, live music, and many fun interactive activities for children and families including lots of delicious food, zumba by IGL fitness, gladiator boot camp, and much more. Wayland Baptist University 11550 IH 35 North (210) 590-5645

Friday Nights, Celestial Lights - Exoplanets - The Search for the Next Earth 730PM FREE

The UTSA Department of Physics and Astronomy invites everyone to our monthly lecture and stargazing event "Friday Nights Celestial Lights" to be held April 21st beginning at 7:30 PM in the Flawn Science Building room 2.02.02 on the University of Texas at San Antonio Main Campus. Department staff each month takes recent topic if interest in astronomy/space science and discuss it in an easy to understand format for the general public. It is then followed by a question and answer period. The lecture is aimed not to be too scientifically "heavy" and can be understood by a middle school student. This month's lecture topic will be titled "Exoplanets: The Search for the next Earth". We will explore in detail the latest announcement from NASA on the Trappist-1 system and what new discoveries that are being made each week in exoplanet science. Stargazing to follow immediately after the lecture (weather permitting) at the Curtis Vaughan Jr. Observatory. For more information, visit University of Texas at San Antonio - Flawn Science Building One UTSA Circle 210-458-6316




Blood Drive

Earth Day WOODLAWN PARK 1103 Cincinnati 9AM

Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church 1534 Peck Ave 915AM

City of Shavano Park 900 Saddletree Court 10AM


Fiesta Especial® Royalty Run 5K & Parade 7AM $35.00

Everybody loves a Parade!!! And we have one for you combined with a Royalty Run 5K & 1 Mile Walk. Join us for our 6th Annual Royalty Run 5K & Parade in the beautiful City of Windcrest on Saturday, April 22nd at 8:00am. Runner Registration includes: Chipped time, Shaded Route, Crown, Snacks, Water Stops and fun! This is a 5K Competitive Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk followed by a very special street parade featuring the Fiesta Especial Royal Court and a number of disability service organizations serving some great folks in our community. Dress in your most festive Fiesta® wear and help bring the sights, sounds and excitement of Fiesta to the streets of Windcrest. Fiesta Costuming is Encouraged! Dress in your brightest colors and adorn yourself with streamers and flower head pieces for this festive run. The Fiesta Especial 5K Competitive Run and 1 mile Fun Run will lead out with the Fiesta Especial parade following behind. Kick back, relax and enjoy the Parade when you’ve finished your run or walk. This event celebrates and benefits individuals with disabilities in San Antonio. 7am Shuttle Runs 7am Royalty Run 5K Run Registration opens 7:30am Street Closures start 8:00am 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk starts 10:00am Parade starts 12pm Shuttle stops Windcrest City Hall 8601 Midcrown Dr Windcrest, TX 78239 (210) 656-6674

13th Annual Walk for Autism and Superhero 5k 8AM $25.00

Any Baby Can’s 13th Annual Walk for Autism is an Official Fiesta ® San Antonio event that helps support families raising individuals with autism. Dress up as your favorite superhero and kick off your morning with our Superhero 5K at 8:00 a.m. Then stick around for our 13th Annual Walk for Autism at 9:30 a.m. Show your support for an individual with autism by making banners, signs, or creating a team t-shirt! Then enjoy a day of activities for all abilities, family-friendly performances, delicious food trucks, and visit with over 100 community resources! NEW THIS YEAR - Our Teen Area featuring science and robotics demonstrations and much more! We’ll see you on April 22, at the Helotes Cornyval Grounds! “Side by side every step of the way.” • Any Baby Can’s 13th Annual Walk for Autism • Official Fiesta ® San Antonio Event • April 22, 2017 at the Helotes Cornyval Grounds • Event time: 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. • to register • $15 Walk for Autism • $25 Superhero 5K • Children 10 and under FREE (no need to register children, they will receive wristband at the gate) 

Helotes Cornyval Grounds 12210 Leslie Rd. Helotes, TX 78023

James Avery BIG Match: An adults and juniors tennis open benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Texas Hill Country 8AM 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Texas Hill Country serves Kerr, Medina, Kendall and Gillespie Counties. The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. The James Avery BIG Match is a USTA sanctioned tournament. The event will begin on April 21st with a catered pre-tournament sponsor appreciation cocktail social at the HEB Tennis Center (rain location: Kerrville Hills Winery). In addition, there will be a meet & greet and a celebrity auction of local players for an exhibition match that evening. The tournament will include a series of adults and juniors singles and doubles, and youth activities as well (Friday evening only). The tennis tournament benefit will then take place at the HEB Tennis Center on Saturday, April 22nd, and Sunday, April 23rd. For more information, including how to register and how to sponsor a portion of the event, please contact Zoe Van Dyke at 830-257-2447. HEB Tennis Center (Kerrville) 801 Tennis St. Kerrville, TX 78028 (830) 257-2447

Nature Walk: Lottie Millsap's Wildflower Walk 8AM FREE

Floyd Waller, Native Plant Society, leads the walk as he identifies and discusses a plethora of wildflowers. This walk is in honor of Lottie Millsaps, long-time NPSOT member and mentor. Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center 8400 NW Military Hwy San Antonio, TX 78231 210-492-7472

March for Science 10AM FREE

Let's band together in the streets of downtown San Antonio to celebrate science! Recent policy changes have had the scientific community worried but this is our chance to step out of the lab and unite in solidarity to be heard! Show the world what you think is cool about science and express yourself! Also activities and speaker sessions going on throughout the event time. San Pedro Springs Park 2200 N. Flores St

Children's Day and Turkish Festival 11AM 

Children's Day celebrating kids and there will be kid’s activities, and Turkish Festival. Turkish folk dancers, food, Turkish arts and crafts. Eisenhower State Park 19399 NW Military Hwy (210) 207-7275


Viva Botanica & Plant Sale 10AM

Viva Botanica is a family-friendly, alcohol-free Fiesta event that includes hands-on activities and culinary presentations. Looking for the best selection of native plants and trees? Visit the plant sale from 10am – 2pm and choose from a variety of specimens, lovingly cared for by our volunteers that are perfect for the San Antonio area. . Members enjoy FREE admission to Viva Botanica & Plant Sale. San Antonio Botanical Garden 555 Funston Place

Earth Day Celebration! 10AM FREE

Come celebrate Earth Day 2017 on Saturday April 22, 10 am to 2 pm at the Tye Preston Memorial Library in beautiful Canyon Lake! This FREE event has fun and learning activities for the whole family. Learn about plants and animals native to Texas, including bats, and bees! Also discover ways you can help protect our natural environment. The library is located at 16311 South Access Rd. Canyon Lake, Texas. The Lindheimer Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist Program and the Tye Preston Memorial Library co-sponsor the event. Tye Preston Memorial Library 16311 South Access Road Canyon Lake, TX 78133 830-964-3744

Hardy Oak Pet Fiesta and Adoption 10AM

Hardy Oak Elementary School in Stone Oak is having a Pet Fiesta and Adoption ‪on April 22nd from 10-2. Help the Student Council and Lighthouse Team find forever homes for many loving animals! We can't wait to see you there! Admission is free, however, we ask that you bring a bag or can of animal food (or treats) to donate to Daisy Cares of San Antonio. Daisy Cares is a non- profit organization located in the San Antonio Food Bank that provides food and basic vet care needs to less fortunate families. Pet adoption fees apply to each individual adoption group that is there. We have teamed up with Talk About It and San Antonio Area Foundation. Plus we will have a face painter, informational groups, raffle, food, and more! Please come out and adopt an adorable loving animal!


Saturday, April 22nd from 3-9pm @ URBAN-15 (2500 S. Presa 78210) FREE & FAMILY-FRIENDLY. PLUS: *Dance Performances by Carnaval de San Anto * Food Trucks * Vendor Booths * Kids' Activities * Costume Contest. Let's start a new tradition! Come in costume, come to dance in the streets! Wear your dancing sneaks. BYOB   


Fiesta WEBB Party 2017: Reboot! 730PM 

After a year’s hiatus, WEBB will return to its Fiesta glory in one of the Lone Star State’s most celebrated gay night spots, which is directly across the street from the Alamo. As always, the party will include high-energy dance music, cutting-edge live entertainment, a variety of full-service bars, exotic cuisine tastings - and Fiesta’s most diverse, fun-loving crowd. Each year, WEBB attracts more than 1,500 guests and raises more than $100,000 for the San Antonio AIDS Foundation’s client services, including free HIV testing, prevention education, clinical care, the hot meals program and more. It has become a popular ‘brand’ unto itself – with a reputation for being one of the “must-attend” and “must-be-seen-at” events on the first official night of Fiesta. Bonham Exchange 411 Bonham Street (210) 225-4715

Free Outdoor Movie: Dodgeball 8PM FREE

A group of misfits enter a Las Vegas dodgeball tournament in order to save their cherished local gym from the onslaught of a corporate health fitness chain. Southtown Cinema free movie in Yanaguana Garden sponsored by Gold's Gym. Free Movies to start at dusk. Bring picnic, lawn chairs, and blankets. Subject to weather cancellation. Check our website for updates. Yanaguana Garden, Hemisfair Park434 S. Alamo Street


Blood Drive

Believers Fellowship Church 13714 Lookout Road 830AM

United Methodist Church 3460 Roy Richard Dr 9AM

Alamo Heights United Methodist Church 825 E. Basse 9AM

Northern Hills United Methodist Church 3703 North FM 1604 E 9AM

Prince of Peace Catholic Church 7893 Grissom Road 930AM


Fiesta Kings Cup 12PM 


The San Antonio Polo Club will host the 3rd annual Fiesta Kings Cup, which has been sanctioned as an official Fiesta event for the first time. Polo teams representing Fiesta Royalty, including El Rey Feo Fred Reyes and King Antonio Michael Casillas of the Texas Cavaliers, will compete for the Fiesta Kings Cup. Tickets for this traditional start to Fiesta are $150 per person and include a tented lunch. VIP tables for eight people start at $1,000 and include a luncheon and limited drink tickets. General admission tickets in advance for adults are $10 per person and $20 at the gate. General admission for children, ages 3-12, are $5. Children 3 and younger are free. No refunds in case of inclement weather. Call (210) 310-9866 for premium option VIP table reservations. For tickets and information, visit Olmos Basin Park Sports Complex 500 Devine Road (210) 310-9866

Fredstock Music Festival free 1230 PM 

On Sunday, April 23rd @12:30pm join us for the Annual Fredstock Music Festival to be held at San Antonio College (SAC). Fredstock is named for Fred Weiss, who headed the Music Business Program at San Antonio College (SAC). A professor in the Radio/TV/Film program at SAC for more than 20 years, Weiss passed away in 2008. Money raised from Fredstock will directly benefit the Music Business Program. The music festival is a chance for Music Business students to get hands-on learning of every aspect of putting together a music showcase. The students get to perform music business roles from booking the bands and vendors to preparing stage logistics and creating festival promotions. Every annual festival brings in an array of music fans to hear different performing bands and walk through the sponsored booths of art and crafts, community business sponsors, vendors and food trucks. Headlining this year are the barrio blasters themselves, Bombasta. Also slated to perform are Mitch Webb and The Swindles, Bob Charles, Austin Forest and San Antonio favorites, Los #3 Dinners.. Music starts at 12:30 and the event will run until 8:00PM. It will be held on the San Antonio College campus at the Longwith Radio-TV-Film Bldg. in the parking lot at the corner of Courtland Place & N. Main Avenue. Please visit for more festival information, performance times 

Headwaters and the Sisters of Charity, Headwaters History Series 2PM

Alex Scott Antram, Executive Director, Headwaters at Incarnate Word will lead the walks. Each program is limited to 12. Headwaters and the Sisters of Charity Apr 23 2:00-3:30 p.m. In 1897, George Brackenridge sold his 280 acre estate to the visionary Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. From there the Sisters developed their now robust ministries in education, medicine, and community service. Come visit the Headwaters Sanctuary at Incarnate Word—the last 53 undeveloped acres of the original homestead—and learn about the Sisters’ legacy and relationship with the Headwaters of the San Antonio River. Headwaters at Incarnate Word 4503 Broadway (210) 828-2224

UTSA Orchestra Concerto & Aria Winners Concert 3PM FREE

The UTSA Orchestra's grand finale concert of its "A Thousand Words" season will feature outsanding solo winners of the UTSA Concerto & Aria competition. Solo Works by Massenet, Bellini, and Mozart, will be followed by Tchaikovsky's beautiful ballet suite from Swan Lake. Arts Recital Hall One UTSA Circle 2104585685   


UIW Wind Ensemble 3PM FREE 

The University of the Incarnate Word Wind Ensemble, Dr. Brett A. Richardson, Conductor, will present their final concert of the Spring 2017 semester on April 23, 2017 at 3:00pm in the Concert Hall of the beautiful Bennack Music Center at the University of the Incarnate Word. Comprised of music majors and non-music majors, the wind ensemble presents two concerts a spring featuring newer and classic music from the band repertoire. "The University of the Incarnate Word provides reasonable accommodation with adequate notice. To request disability accommodation for this event, visit" Incarnate Word 4503 Broadway

Calmus Quintet In Concert 3PM $25

Presenting a program of a cappella treasures honoring William Shakespeare, Calmus Ensemble wraps up the 74th season of the San Antonio Chamber Music Society. The Calmus, from Leipzig, will perform music from Shakespeare's era as well as contemporary and modern works with a connection to the Bard. "Nothing short of remarkable," reported the Deseret Morning News, and Calmus is the 1st Prize winner of the Concert Artists Guild competition. A unique concert of rarely heard vocal music. Temple Beth-El 211 Belknap 210-733-9135

Throwback Fiesta 2017 3PM

Presenting Red Not Chili Pepper and Guns 4 Roses. Taking it back to the 80's and 90's! Beer, Retro Games & Tribute Bands will have you reaching for your old bell bottoms, stone-washed or waist-high jeans! Maverick Park 1000 Broadway St

1st Annual HTxCB Children's Concert 2017 3PM FREE

On April 23rd, the HTxCB will inaugurate a new series of programs with our first Children’s Concert. This special event for kids of all ages will include an instrument petting zoo and refreshments for our young audience members prior to the concert and will feature some of the charming music written for young children, such as George Kleinsinger’s “Tubby the Tuba” with HTxCB principal tuba Jose Segovia as soloist. The band will accompany the Adelante Winds in Jeff Scotts's Baile si Quiere!. Also included on the program will be "Children's March" by Edwin Franko Goldman, "Sabre and Spurs" by John Philip Sousa, and "Variations on America" McAllister Auditorium at San Antonio College 2104861694   


The San Antonio Wind Symphony: The Works of Berlioz, Ticheli, Dello Joio, Ives and More 6PM FREE

The San Antonio Wind Symphony will present its fifth concert of the season, on Sunday evening, April 23rd, in the James Madison High School Theater for the Performing Arts at 6:00 p.m. In keeping with its educational outreach program, the Wind Symphony will will draw from works on the U.I.L. Prescribed Music List, many of which receive very little attention. The works on the U.I.L. Prescribed Music List include Hector Berlioz's the Overture to Beatrice and Benedict, Frank Ticheli's aggressive and rhythmically active dance representing the final days of the doomed city of Pompeii, Vesuvius, Norman Dello Joio's Satiric Dances (for A Comedy by Aristophanes), John Gibson's contemplative tone poem, Resting in the Peace of His Hands, Charles Ives' Variations on America, and Charles Griffes' masterpiece, The White Peacock. Although not on the Prescribed Music List, We will be performing the John Philip Sousa march, Easter Monday on the White House Lawn and Vaclav Nelhybel's first band work - Chorale. The concert is open to the public free of charge, and we hope you will be able to attend. Our next concert is Sunday, May 21st at 6:00 PM in the UTSA Recital Hall. James Madison High School Theater for the Performing Arts 5005 Stahl Road (210) 356-1400

San Antonio Wind Symphony: The Music of Berlioz, Ticheli, Della Joio, Ives 6PM FREE

The San Antonio Wind Symphony will present its fifth concert of the season, on Sunday evening, April 23rd, in the James Madison High School Theater for the Performing Arts at 6:00 p.m. In keeping with its educational outreach program, the Wind Symphony will will draw from works on the U.I.L. Prescribed Music List, many of which receive very little attention. The works from the U.I.L. Prescribed Music List that we will be performing include Hector Berlioz's The Overture to Beatrice and Benedict, Frank Ticheli's aggressive and rhythmically active dance (representing the final days of the doomed city of Pompeii), Vesuvius, Norman Dello Joio's Satiric Dances (for A Comedy by Aristophanes), John Gibson's contemplative tone poem, Resting in the Peace of His Hands, Charles Ives' Variations on America, and Charles Griffes' masterpiece, The White Peacock. Although not on the Prescribed Music List, We will be performing the John Philip Sousa march, Easter Monday on the White House Lawn and Vaclav Nelhybel's first work for band, Chorale. The concert is open to the public free of charge, and we hope you will be able to attend. Our next concert is Sunday, May 21st at 6:00 PM in the UTSA Recital Hall. UTSA Recital Hall One UTSA Circle 2104585685


Musical Shower of Roses 7PM

Musical Shower of Roses is the San Antonio Mastersingers' annual concert at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower. This year marks the 20th year of this event, which benefits the Basilica. The chorus will perform Gioachino Rossini’s "Petite Messe Solennellle," conducted by John Silantien. Rossini, known for his opera "The Barber of Seville" and the iconic "William Tell Overture," instills operatic grandeur to this sacred work, which he composed more than 30 years after he penned his last opera. Scored for piano and harmonium, "Petite Messe Solennelle" features sweeping choral movements accented by a variety of solos and ensembles, all performed by membesr of the San Antonio Symphony's acclaimed chorus. Tickets may be purchased at For more information, please visit the website or call (210) 900-2455. VIP tickets (preferred seating) at $50 and general admission tickets are $20. A San Antonio Mastersingers commemorative fiesta medal will be available for purchase (while supplies last) for $7. VIP ticket holders will receive a medal at the event as part of their ticket package. The San Antonio Symphony Mastersingers, the official chorus of the San Antonio, is a highly acclaimed, 120-voice chorus of volunteers from throughout the San Antonio area. Max Reiter, founding Music Director of the San Antonio Symphony, established the chorus in 1944 to support opera productions presented by the Symphony. Today’s Mastersingers are featured in every area of the Symphony’s performance schedule. The chorus also presents independent performances. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower 1715 N. Zarzamora (210) 735-9126

















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