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Big Band Jazz Every Week

big band jazz

The Blue Star Brewing Company is THE home to Big Band Jazz in San Antonio. Every Tuesday evening and every second Monday and second Wednesday from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM San Antonio’s finest musicians gather to perform big band jazz arrangements from the libraries of Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich,…

January 20, 2012

“British Invasion” Runs Until Feb. 12 at Blue Star

  The “British Invasion” exhibit runs until Feb. 12 at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center Phillip King’s Four Decades with Colour in the Main Gallery, an untitled exhibition by Philip John Evett in the Middle Gallery and Gallery 4, and Levelland [Points of Scale], a new exhibition by Harold Wood, in the Project Space. Wood has…

January 17, 2012

The Creation of the Logo

After a lot of research, meetings, paperwork, more meetings…, the Texas Commission on the Arts designated our area the “King William Cultural Arts District”  The King William neighborhood  and the city of San Antonio were very excited about the support we can give local arts, performance, and cultural groups.  As we were preparing to create…

January 11, 2012

From Charreada to Rock and Roll …Photos, that is…

  Rendon Photograpy & Fine Arts converted a two-story triangle building in 2002 to a live/work space that has been exhibiting fine art and award winning photography ever since.  In addition to photography, the gallery has hosted several holiday craft shows, metalworks, jewelry, floral constructions, paintings and all kinds of photographic arts.  The gallery also…

January 4, 2012

San Antonio Art League & Museum “Artist of the Year 2012” competition.

The San Antonio Art League & Museum announces Brian St. John as Artist of the Year 2012 Each year the San Antonio Art League Museum sponsors this Exhibition.  They have held this event every year since 1945.  The artist is honored with a retrospective exhibition and accompanying catalog.  It provides an opportunity for artists within a…

January 3, 2012

Mayor Julian Castro calls KWCAD a Unique and Exciting Neighborhood

Mayor Julian Castro

The mayor of San Antonio, Julian Castro, attended the ceremony to award the King William Cultural Arts District designation.  He called the area a “unique and exciting” neighborhood and said it represented the vision for San Antonio to become the “liveliest city in America”.  It was a fun and friendly ceremony attended by a number…

December 30, 2011

Texas recognizes King William as Cultural Arts District in the News

Texas Video about King William District

The King William Association’s Public Art Committee has finally seen nearly a year of work and preparation be rewarded by the designation of “Cultural Arts District” by the Texas Commission of the Arts.  The neighborhood, first to be recognized as a “Historic Neighborhood” in the state of Texas now adds this honor.  There are many…

December 1, 2011