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Opera in the Park in Travis Park with Opera Piccola San Antonio

Ever since writing this post, I’ve had high hopes for Travis Park as a downtown cultural gathering place. Travis Park lived up to its promise with the recent Opera in the Park event, led by Opera Piccola of San Antonio and showcasing an … Continue reading

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F.T. and friends review “Swan Lake” with Ballet San Antonio and San Antonio Symphony

On Sunday afternoon, I went to Ballet San Antonio‘s Swan Lake with my son, F.T., age 8, and daughter, G.N., age 5. We received our tickets for free and were able to give away a set of tickets over social … Continue reading

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PLAY: Public art in Yanaguana Garden at Hemisfair

Exciting news for Hemisfair and downtown San Antonio: families can now visit Yanaguana Garden, an active play area with climbing structures, giant game boards, a splash pad, and more. As described in this this post at Alamo City Moms Blog, October 2-4, 2015 is grand opening … Continue reading

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Spy: The Exhibit explores the secrets of tradecraft at Rivercenter Mall in San Antonio

Do you have a multitalented, imaginative young would-be spy or analyst at home? Then I recommend you plan a visit to Spy: The Exhibit, which opened last Friday, July, 17, 2015 at the Rivercenter Mall in downtown San Antonio, Texas. F.T., my … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Grand Opening of the DoSeum, San Antonio’s new museum for kids

The DoSeum will open on June 6, 2015 as San Antonio’s new children’s museum, and will celebrate its Grand Opening over the June 6-7 weekend. I’ve been inside the building for a hard-hat tour and, more recently, for a sneak peek … Continue reading

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Coming to San Antonio Book Festival: Chris Barton (author) and Don Tate (illustrator) of “The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch”

In the back matter of The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch, illustrator Don Tate charmingly confesses: I’m ashamed to admit that before illustrating The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch, I wasn’t very knowledgeable about Reconstruction. Reconstruction is the era … Continue reading

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San Antonio Symphony will accompany Bugs Bunny at the Majestic Theatre

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. In October, my husband and I went on a date night to the Majestic Theatre to hear the San Antonio Symphony play the score of Star Trek: Into Darkness while we got to watch … Continue reading

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