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City of San Antonio Announces Octavio Quintanilla as 2018-2020 San Antonio Poet Laureate

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

Mayor Ron Nirenberg and the City of San Antonio announce Octavio Quintanilla, Ph.D., as San Antonio’s new Poet Laureate. Quintanilla, a local author and professor, will serve as the City’s fourth Poet Laureate for a two-year term from 2018-2020. [Read More...]

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‘St. Anthony’s Lost & Found’ Pays Tribute to Known and Lost History of San Antonio

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture presents a new exhibit highlighting the history of San Antonio and featuring community poems and artworks that pay tribute to both the known and lost history of San Antonio. [Read More...]

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City of San Antonio Currently Seeking Nominations for 2018-2020 Poet Laureate

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio is seeking nominations for the position of Poet Laureate for the 2018-2020 term. [Read More...]

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San Antonio Arts Projects Receive Recognition from Two Leading National Arts Organizations

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

The City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture has received recognition from two leading national arts organizations for three of the department’s San Antonio-based projects.  [Read More...]

Categories: Poet Laureate   Public Art  

City Hosts Call for Educators to Participate in Poetry Exchange Project Celebrating San Antonio’s 300th Anniversary

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

“What have we lost?” and “What have we found?” are two of the many questions San Antonio Poet Laureate, Jenny Browne, hopes local students will find answers to through Browne’s “St. Anthony’s Lost & Found: A Poetry Exchange,” a multi-faceted project in commemoration of San Antonio’s 300th anniversary. [Read More...]

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San Antonio Celebrates National Poetry Month in April

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

April is National Poetry Month and the Department of Arts & Culture, along with San Antonio Poet Laureate Jenny Browne, invite the community to celebrate poetry with dozens of events taking place throughout the city this month.  [Read More...]

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City of San Antonio Announces Jenny Browne as 2016-2018 San Antonio Poet Laureate

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: 
Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development
210-207-6960, [Read More...]

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“Love Poems to San Antonio” lunch discussion to feature State Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla, local artist Rigoberto Luna

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: 
Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development
210-207-6960, [Read More...]

Categories: Poet Laureate   Public Art   Special Events  

Department for Culture & Creative Development Unveils “Love Poems to San Antonio” Exhibition

Posted by Javier Flores (Arts)

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: 
Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development
210-207-6960, [Read More...]

Categories: Poet Laureate   Public Art  

National Poetry Month

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

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