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  • Culture Comes to Life: Folklife 2018

    May 17, 2018

    (SAN ANTONIO) – When the Institute of Texan Cultures opened 50 years ago, it was revolutionary. It presented a comprehensive story of Texas heritage through exhibits documenting the many cultures that had settled in Texas and added their character and [...]

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  • The Biggest Cultural Celebration in Texas

    May 14, 2018

    Celebrate Texas’ diversity during the Texas Folklife Festival -- three days of authentic ethnic cuisine, music, dance, arts, and crafts from the many countries that make up the rich heritage of Texas – June 8-10, 2018. Located on the grounds [...]

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  • Slideshow: Celebrate A Taste of Folklife in pictures

    May 07, 2018

    (May 4, 2018) -- It was a celebration 300 years in the making as UTSA hosted Historic Futures - A Taste of Folklife Thursday night on the Main Campus. The official SA300 Tricentennial event marking San Antonio's Founder's Day brought [...]

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  • UTSA rings in Founders Day with colorful Folklife

    May 07, 2018

    Anne Millerbernd, May 4, 2018; Photos by Stacey Lovett For Friends and families gathered at UTSA's A Taste of Folklife Festival Thursday, May 3, to celebrate San Antonio's 300th birthday with food, dancing and music. The festival, which celebrated [...]

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  • Viva ITC! Institute of Texan Cultures remembers 50 years

    Apr 23, 2018

    (SAN ANTONIO) – The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures commemorated its 50th anniversary with a new exhibit looking back at 50 years of service to the state and people of Texas. “Viva ITC: A Legacy for the Future,” which opened [...]

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  • Viva HemisFair: ITC looks back 50 years at the event that launched modern San Antonio

    Apr 23, 2018

    (SAN ANTONIO) – April 2018 marks the launch of San Antonio’s modern era and the city most San Antonians recognize today. On April 6, 1968, San Antonio opened HemisFair ’68, a World’s Fair that redefined the city’s landscape. The UTSA [...]

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  • Celebrating 50 Years: Anniversary Weekend at the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures

    Apr 18, 2018

    (SAN ANTONIO) – The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures will mark its 50th anniversary with a weekend of activities and celebrations, recounting its earliest days at HemisFair ’68, reaffirming its dedication to heritage and diversity, and opening the way for [...]

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  • Viva Hemisfair closes out with lively family fun

    Apr 08, 2018

    By Nicole M. Bautista, Staff Writer  |  San Antonio Express-News  |  Photo: Ronald Cortes, For The San Antonio Express-News / AP As the weather shifted on Sunday, so did the mood during the final day of Viva Hemisfair, where jazz music [...]

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  • ¡Viva Hemisfair! Weekend Festival Regards Past As Prologue

    Apr 06, 2018

    By Nicholas Frank | Rivard Report | Photo: Scott Ball/Rivard Report This weekend, San Antonio will celebrate the 50th anniversary of HemisFair ’68 with ¡Viva Hemisfair!, a free festival open to the public Friday through Sunday, April 6-8 at the [...]

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  • April 7 marks key date in beer history and start of Beer Week

    Apr 05, 2018

    By Markus Haas |  San Antonio Express-News |  Photo: Associated Press Today, April 7 has come to be known as National Beer Day, though if you ask me, I’m not sure why we need to limit our celebration of malty fermented [...]

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  • The Story of Texas Beer

    Apr 02, 2018

    (SAN ANTONIO) – San Antonio’s first brewery owner William Menger started making beer in 1855 next to the Alamo, where the hotel bearing his name now stands. Famous industrialist Howard Hughes once owned the biggest brewery in Houston. The Spoetzl [...]

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