Billed as the largest Day of the Dead festival in Texas, Día de los Muertos at Hemisfair — or Muertos Fest to those who prize brevity — will return virtually for its 8th annual installment.
Arts & Entertainment
The Pearl is transforming its annual Día de los Muertos celebration into a virtual experience this year, though some in-person amenities will still be available.
On Saturday, Artpace’s Chalk It Up, San Antonio’s annual sidewalk chalk art event, moves to public libraries to encourage social distancing.
San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture and the Luminaria Artist Foundation launched a program Wednesday to provide grants to local artists to help them offset lost earnings during the pandemic.
The renovation plans for the circa-1949 Alameda Theater, which has been closed since the 1980s, received final approval Wednesday. Construction work is scheduled to begin the first quarter of 2020, and end in May 2021.
If you want to see “Hamilton,” whose three-week run at the Majestic Theatre begins Tuesday night, but can’t afford the $100-plus ticket, you may be lucky enough to score one for $10 via lottery.
The latest restoration plans for the Alameda yielded praise, but also concern that it may not be available to smaller, nonprofit arts groups.