Stories By Melissa Rentería

  • A tradition-filled Jimenez Dinner For musician Pete Moreno and his son Peter Leo, the annual Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner has become a family tradition.
  • Tamales the theme of upcoming events Several upcoming events focus on the holiday tradition of tamales.
  • Palo Alto College seals time capsule for 2025 opening Time capsule will help celebrate Palo Alto College’s 40th anniversary in 2025.
  • Día de los Muertos celebrated in various ways Local Día de los Muertos celebrations mix tradition with the mainstream.
  • National Night Out events planned for South Side Schools, organizations plan several National Night Out events on city’s South Side
  • SAY Sí stages annual Hispanic Heritage Month play SAY Sí students research, create play about city’s original water source.
  • Diez y Seis de Septiembre health and fitness fair targets... The annual Diez y Seis de Septiembre Culture, Health, and Fitness Fair moves from downtown to South Side.
  • MujerArtes celebrates 20 years with West Side tribute Women’s clay cooperative MujerArtes Cooperativa de Esperanza celebrates 20 years with new exhibit.
  • Wildflowers in full bloom Roadside blooms are at their peak and they make for some scenic drives.
  • San Antonio Folk Dance Festival unites various cultures The 57th annual San Antonio Folk Dance Festival includes workshops, concert.
  • McCollum grad lands role in new ABC drama South Side native and aspiring actor Edgar Ivan Garcia hopes 'American Crime’ first of many roles.
  • Baseball’s history among Tejanos discussed ITC hosts event discussing impact of Tejanos on baseball
  • Vikki Carr at the Tobin Award-winning singer still thrilling audiences
  • Festival People en Español returns to S.A. for third year Event brings more of the same in Latino entertainment and promotional giveaways for third straight year.
  • Mercado for and about women rooted in tradition Two local artisans have created a marketplace for women to connect and help each other.
  • Local film festival highlights independent moviemaking The San Antonio Film Festival marks its 20th year with a seven-day event that includes workshops on filmmaking and screenings of shorts, documentaries and features.
  • Who's more intense? Spurs fans or soccer fans? We take a look at how Spurs fans match up to the often-rowdy soccer fans.
  • Latino-themed play explores gay identity San Antonio playwright Jesus Alonzo brings his play “Jotos del Barrio” to the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center 12 years after it was last staged here.
  • Norteño event honors genre's first superstar “Ajua! Arriba El Norte,” an upcoming music event featuring norteño music, will honor the legacy of the genre's first superstar, Lalo “El Piporro” González.
  • Norteño event honors genre's first superstar “Ajua! Arriba El Norte,” an upcoming music event featuring norteño music, will honor the legacy of the genre's first superstar, Lalo “El Piporro” González.