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Al Rendon

It's time to plan your weekend, and fortunately, Texas Public Radio is here to help. Your choices this weekend are quite varied and all are musical. They run from flamenco music on the River Walk, to a rousing Broadway-style musical, to a performance by a legendary Texas Troubadour in an iconic venue.  


For decades now writers from around the world have descended on San Antonio for the Macondo Writers' Workshop, which begins next week.


Kino Lorber

In the 1970s, Mexico made a bet with itself that didn’t pay off. Borrowing heavily against future oil revenues, the country’s economy tanked when the price of oil dropped. As a result, the 1970s and early 1980s might be considered the beginning of the boom in illegal immigration to the United States, as workers looked for a better life north of the Rio Grande.

Credit Esperanza Peace and Justice Center

There's a groundbreaking at 10 a.m. Monday to restore an old West Side nightclub which ended up being much more than just a nightclub.


Jack Morgan

From Jazz to chamber music to a heroic exhibit, the Weekend is here along with a few ideas of how to celebrate.


Norma Martinez / Texas Public Radio

Students from underprivileged backgrounds don’t often get to spread their artistic wings in the classroom. There’s a studio in San Antonio’s Westside that’s actually paying young people “to make art all day.”


Clemson Cooperative Extension peach expert Andy Rollins joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to talk about this year’s peach crop and what makes a good peach.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

David Finell

The Ford Holiday River Parade announced their Grand Marshal and other float participants on Tuesday. The River Walk Association's Marketing Diretor Paula Schechter said the Grand Marshal for the Friday, November 29 parade will be wearing cheap sunglasses.


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Cinefestival, a San Antonio film tradition that embraces Latino culture, is back. 

Mary Bruton

If you're looking for a break from the heat, we’ve found a concert in a place where Mother Nature has actually programmed cool weather all the time. Musician Terri Hendrix said her Saturday night concert is not really outdoors, and it's not really the indoors either.


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