Today in Arts & Culture

Music on the Move

Host Organization:
San Antonio Museum of Art
Date: Saturday, March 26
Time: 6 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Venue: San Antonio Museum of Art
200 West Jones Avenue, San Antonio, Texas 78215

SAMA's musical tour series continues with a trip through the Contemporary Art collection. Musical Offerings performance features works for percussion, violin, viola and others. The program will also include works by Michael Daugherty, Michael Colgrass, and Steve Reich as well as a rare opportunity to hear Harry Bertoia’s Sound Sculpture, Partition of Sound.

For more information and tickets: (210) 978-8121 or samuseum.org

Where the Horizon Meets the Earth: An Evening with Virginia Grise

Host Organization:
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
Date: Saturday, March 26
Time: 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Venue: Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, Guadalupe Gallery
723 South Brazos Street, San Antonio, TX 78207

San Antonio playwright Virginia Grise will read from her play blu, winner of the 2010 Yale drama Series Award. Steeped in poetic realism and contemporary politics, blu challenges audiences to try to remember a time before war. The play has been recognized with awards from the Kennedy Center and Alliance Theater. Blu will premier at the Los Angeles Theatre Center in the fall of next year and will be published by Yale University Press in 2011.

For more information: (210) 271-3151 or guadalupeculturalarts.org

The Lion in Winter

Host Organization: Blue Start Arts Complex
Date: Saturday, March 26
Time: 8 p.m.
Venue: Sterling Houston Theatre at Jump-Start
108 Blue Star in the Blue Star Arts Complex, 1400 S. Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX

The Lion in Winter, by James Goldman, tells the story of King Henry II of England heir to the throne. His three sons, Richard, Geoffrey, and John, each want to rule. Henry favors the youngest John, while Eleanor favors the eldest, Richard. Middle son Geoffrey hopes to play both ends against each other and come out on top.

For more information and tickets: (800) 838-3006 or classictheatre.org

For a complete listing of community events, visit the TPR Community Events Calendar at tpr.org

No comments: