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									Taco Friday at Art Pace


Central Library


Childrens Museum


Witte Museum News



      DTA and Centro have a new website!




 Visit our new DTA/Centro Website: www.downtownsanantonio.org      New Member:
                                                                   Sterling Bank
 Look for us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!
                                                                   represented by
                                                                   Vianna Garza
                                                                   Spectrum Athletic
                                                                   Club - Downtown
                                                                   represented by Elsa
   Save the Date for our next UR Luncheon:                         Williams
          "Downtown Revitalization IS Sustainable
                     Development"                                  Renewing Member:
                                                                   ACE Parking
                                                                   represented by Eric
 Save the Date for the next Urban Renaissance Luncheon             Holman
 featuring Donovan Rypkema, a downtown and neighborhood            Baptist Health
 commercial district revitalization specialist who will speak on
                                                                   System - Downtown
 the topic: "Downtown Revitalization IS Sustainable
 Development".
                                                                   represented by Keith
                                                                   Swinney
 Monday, August 31st at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 123               Central Parking
 Losoya Street.                                                    represented by
 Registration at 11:30am, luncheon & presentation at noon.
                                                                   Jonathan Featherston
                                                                   City Public Service
           Try our new on-line registration!                       Energy represented
                                                                   by Scott Smith
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                                                                                 Frost National Bank
                                                                                 represented by Don
                                                                                 Frost
                                                                                 Hawthorn Suites
                                                                                 represented by
               Institute of Texan Cultures
                                                                                 Jennifer Flores
                                                                                 Haynes & Boone
                                                                                 represented by Steve
                                           Touching the Lives of Texans: The     Waters
                                           AIDS Memorial Quilt Comes to
                                           San Antonio
                                                                                 Marmon Mok, LLP
                                           The AIDS Memorial Quilt               represented by Steve
                                           celebrates the lives of individuals   Souter
                                           who succumbed to AIDS.
                                           Launched in 1987, the quilt           Milam Building
                                           provides a creative means for         represented by Diane
                                           remembrance and healing -
                                           serving as a memorial, an
                                                                                 Coliz
                                           educational tool and a community      Phyllis Browning
                                           arts project.                         represented by Phyllis
                                           The Names Project Foundation is
                                           the custodian of The AIDS             Browning
                                           Memorial Quilt. The foundation        Providence
                                           provides education on the extent
of the AIDS pandemic and preserves a cultural record of those affected           Commercial Real
through the colorful panels of these quilts. The quilt project provides          Estate Services
messages of remembrance, awareness and hope.The Institute of Texan
Cultures will display 12 blocks of The AIDS Memorial Quilt Aug. 15 to Sept.
                                                                                 represented by Steve
20. Each block will contain panels honoring individuals from San Antonio         Garza
and Texas.                                                                       Southwest School of
                                                                                 Arts and Crafts
             Houston Street Fair & Market
                                                                                 represented by Paula
       Saturday, July 25, 2009 * 12 noon - 6pm                                   Owen
                                                                                 The Sabinal Group
                                                                                 represented by Mark
                                                                                 Wohlfarth
                                                                                 Trinity Real Estate
                                                                                 Finance, Inc.
                                                                                 represented by Kirk
                                                                                 Oden
                                                                                 Welder Exploration
                                                                                 & Production,
                                                                                 Inc.represented by
                                                                                 Raymond Welder




                                                                                    A Few Rare (and
                                                                                 Delightful) Summer Art
                                                                                   Camp Classes Still
                                                                                        Available




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                                            Registration is now fully
                                            open for the 98 studio art
                                            classes offered this fall in
                                            painting and printmaking,
                                            ceramics, jewelry,
                                            photography, fibers, book
                                            arts, glassblowing and
                                            more, for people at all
                                            levels of artistic pursuit.

                                            For more information or
                                            to register, call 224-1848,
                                            ext 317
                                            ..

                                                Taco Friday at
                                                   ArtPace




             The McNay Calendar of Events




                                                      Taco Friday
                                              From 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Tom Slick                                      Artpace's Taco-Truck-in-
International Art Collector                       Residence will offer
June 10 I September. 13                     traditional Mexican delicacies
                                            in the museum's picturesque
Elegant Enigmas                               courtyard patio. Whether
The Art of Edward Gorey                     you're tempted by the finest
June 10 I September. 13                       in curbside cuisine or the
                                               internationally renowned
In Their Own Right                           exhibitions, join Artpace to
Contemporary Women Printmakers                make Taco Friday an art-
June 24 I August 23                                  healthy habit.

30 x 30 cm Project
A Contemporary Print Collaboration
July 1 I August 23
                                             BOOK SIGNING AT
                                              CENTRAL LIBRARY
                                             WITH TEEN AUTHOR
    Aberican Sabor: Latinos in US Popular   VERONICA GOLDBACH
       Music at the Alameda Museum
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                                                                                    Date: 8/22/2009
                                                                                  Start Time: 2:00 PM
American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music is the first interpretive               Description:
museum exhibition to tell the story of the profound influence and impact of
Latinos in American popular music. In Spanish, sabor means taste or flavor       Like books? San Antonio
and is commonly used to refer to good music. In American Sabor, Latino             teen author Veronica
culture sprinkles large amounts of rhythmic styles, distinct beats, and       Goldbach is signing copies of
flamboyant attitudes into the mainstream pop music, hence, a Latino spice,    her book, "Deep in the Heart
an American Flavor; conjuring up images of Ritchie Valens or Tito Peunte       of High School." This debut
and their influences on bands ranging from Los Lobos and Santana to Miami            novel is kinda like
Sound Machine and Selena.                                                     "Sisterhood of the Traveling
                                                                              Pants" meets marching band
                 King William Association                                       in Texas. Stay for a '90's
                Concerts in the Park 2009                                      game, snacks, and drinks!
                                                                                 One copy per teen while
                                                                                       supplies last.

                   Join your neighbors and friends at                           Library: Central Library
              the FREE King William Concerts in the Park!                       Location: Teen Services
        WHEN: Second Sundays 6:30 p.m. in September & October                    Contact: Violeta Garza
                                                                                   Contact Number:
            WHERE: King William Park (King William @ Turner)                        210.207.2678

                     String Quartet on September 13                            FREE KIDS NIGHT!
                           Tango on October 11

    Movies by Moonlight August Line-up in
              HemisFair Park!




                                                                                    FREE KIDS NIGHT!
                                                                                   Thursday, August 20
                                                                               Kids are free between 5:00
                                                                                     p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
                                                                              Kids will receive a coin for a
                                                                               FREE Blue Bell Milkshake at
                                                                                           EZ's!
                                                                                        $1 parking
                                                                                  Parking available with
                                                                              Children's Museum validation
                                                                                between 5pm-8pm at the
                                                                               Mid City garage located on
                                                                                the corner of Navarro and
                                                                              College St. Please bring your
                                                                                  parking ticket into the
                                                                                    museum to receive
                                                                              validation! Children must be
                                                                                accompanied by an adult.
                                                                                  Adult admission is $7


                                                                              Witte Museum now has
                                                                              $5 Mondays for the rest

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                                                                                    of the summer!




                                                                                   As the mercury is rising
                                                                                during San Antonio's record-
                                                                                 breaking summer heat, the
                                                                                  Witte Museum is dropping
                                                                                  prices! Head through the
                                                                                   doors of the cool Witte
                                                                                 Museum for Beat the Heat
                                                                                  Mondays, where general
                                                                                  admission is only $5 per
                                                                                    person every Monday
                                                                                  beginning July 6 through
                                                                                     Labor Day, Sept. 7.




                                                                                      Quick Links

                                                                                   Downtown Alliance

                                                                                   Centro San Antonio




                             August Line-Up
                         August 20th - Top Gun
                       August 27th - Urban Cowboy

           Pre-show entertainment starts at 7:30, film at 8:30.
         Bring your own chairs or blankets, concessions available.



                Information Session
           for Rock & Roll Marathon 2008
                        Open to the Public

                         You're invited to attend an information session to
                         learn how this special event may affect your
                         business, organization or community group.
                         Event promoters will be in town to discuss the
                         event, main road closures, alternate access plans
                         and opportunities to get involved with this exciting
                         event.

Information Sessions will be held on:
Wednesday, July 22 at 9:00 am or 5:00 pm
Alamodome - Administrative Conference Room, 3rd Floor
Free Parking is Available in Lot A

If you would like to attend an information session, please email
sacommunity@eliteracing.com to confirm an appointment time and include
complete contact information (organization's name, main point of contact
name, title, phone, email, address), or call 800-311-1255 and ask for
Danielle. The information covered in this meeting will focus on event road


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           closures; if you are a hotel manager, please be advised that a separate
           hotel meeting will be scheduled in the coming months to focus on room
           blocks and guest services.

           Please reply by Friday, July 17.




                          San Antonio Museum of Art
                          Calendar of August Events
           Public Tour: Museum Highlights

           Tuesday, August 18, 4:30pm

           Meet at Front Desk. Free.

           Sketching in SAMA's Galleries - Led by Jack Robbins

           Tuesday, August 18, 6 to 8 pm

           Now offered every Tuesday. Meet in the Great Hall. Free.



           Meditation Workshop

           Tuesday, August 18, 6 to 7:30 pm

           Offered every Tuesday. Beretta Hops House. Free.



           Public Tour: Museum Highlights

           Tuesday, August 25, 4:30pm

           Meet at the Front Desk. Free.

           Sketching in SAMA's Galleries - Led by Jack Robbins

           Tuesday, August 25, 6 to 8 pm

           Now offered every Tuesday. Meet in the Great Hall. Free.



           Meditation Workshop

           Tuesday, August 25, 6 to 7:30 pm

           Offered every Tuesday. Beretta Hops House. Free.




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