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DCCD Press Releases

Art-based Community Development Investment for San Antonio

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced 69 Our Town awards totaling almost $5 million through the Our Town program's fifth year of funding. The City of San Antonio Department for Culture & Creative Development (DCCD) is one of those recommended organizations and will receive $100,000 for the EastPoint Promise Zone Artist Residencies Project. The NEA received 275 applications for Our Town this year and will make grants ranging from $25,000 to $200,000. [Read More...]

Tags: Arts-based Community Development  
Categories: Arts Funding  

Department for Culture & Creative Development Celebrates Summer with Free Events and Activities in July

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

Summer is in full swing and the City of San Antonio's Department for Culture & Creative Development will host several events throughout the month of July at La Villita Historic Arts Village, Historic Market Square, and Mission Marquee Plaza. These events are free and open to the public, so residents are encouraged to mark their calendars and make plans to attend. [Read More...]

Tags: Free Events and Activities   Historic Market Square   La Villita   Mission Marquee Plaza   summer  
Categories: Special Events  

Mission Marquee Plaza hosts ‘VIVA Poesía, Música y Cultura,’ a celebration of poetry, music and more performed by local talent

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

News ReleaseContact:Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development210-207-6960, Javier.Flores@sanantonio.govSAN ANTONIO (June 10, 2015) – The entire community is invited to a summer [Read More...]

Tags: Musica y Cultura   poetry and music   VIVA Poesia  
Categories: Special Events  

Department for Culture & Creative Development Hosts Inaugural ‘SA Family Pride Fair’ in Celebration of LGBTQ Pride

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

Tomorrow, the City of San Antonio’s Department for Culture & Creative Development will host the inaugural SA Family Pride Fair – a celebration in commemoration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning/Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month in June. The SA Family Pride Fair on Saturday, June 6, 2015 is a free, family-friendly event that will provide an opportunity for attendees to learn about LGBTQ programs and resources available to the community. [Read More...]

Tags: Celebration of LGBTQ   SA Family Pride Fair  
Categories: Market Square   Special Events  

With support from H-E-B, City of San Antonio announces partnership for inaugural Student Film Festival and Family Film Series

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

News ReleaseContact:Javier Flores, Department for Culture and Creative Development210-207-6960, Javier.Flores@sanantonio.govSAN ANTONIO (April 30, 2015) – With a donation by H-E-B, the City of San [Read More...]

Tags: Family Film Series   HEB   Student Film Festival  
Categories: Special Events  

Department for Culture & Creative Development Kicks Off Season of Exciting Events With Inaugural Mission Marquee Market on April 11

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

    NEWS RELEASE Contact:Javier A. Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development210-207-6960, javier.flores@sanantonio.govDepartment for Culture & Creative Development Kicks Off Season of [Read More...]

Tags:    DCCD   Mission Marquee Plaza  
Categories: Special Events  

San Antonio Celebrates National Poetry Month in April

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

April is National Poetry Month and the city of San Antonio and San Antonio Poet Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero invite the entire community to attend events at various locations throughout the city in commemoration of this special month. [Read More...]

Tags:    DCCD   National Poetry Month   San Antonio  
Categories: Special Events  

MovieMaker Magazine Names San Antonio one of the ‘Top 10 Large Cities to Live and Work as a Moviemaker’

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

News Release Contact: Drew Mayer-Oakes, San Antonio Film Commission 210-207-6730, drew@filmsanantonio.com Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development 210-207-6960, [Read More...]

Tags: MovieMaker Magaine   SA FILM   San Antonio Film Commission   Top 10 City  
Categories: Film  

Local Filmmakers Invited to Submit Original Works for San Antonio Neighborhood Film Project

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 10, 2015) – The City of San Antonio’s Department for Culture & Creative Development invites local filmmakers to submit original films, three to seven minutes in length, for the San [Read More...]

Tags: Film   Neighborhood Film Project  
Categories: Film  

National Poetry Month

Posted by Benjamin Zaragoza (DCCD)

Date: February 5, 2015Subject: 2015 San Antonio National Poetry MonthFrom: City of San Antonio, Department for Culture and Creative DevelopmentGreetings Participants, All agencies, organizations, [Read More...]

Categories: Poet Laureate   Special Events  

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