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  • Dialogues across the Puerto Rican and Caribbean Diaspora

    Nov 08, 2018

    Smithsonian Affiliations and the Smithsonian Latino Center have partnered with the Museo y Centro de Estudios Humanísticos (MCEH) at the Universidad del Turabo, a Smithsonian Affiliate in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, to present Dialogues across the Puerto Rican and Caribbean Diaspora: [...]

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  • UTSA Today: Dia de los Muertos exhibit

    Oct 30, 2018

    Prof. Jill Fleuriet prepared an article on the UTSA Honors College student exhibit for El Dia de los Muertos at the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures. Details. [...]

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  • TPR: Headbanging History

    Oct 22, 2018

    Decades ago, San Antonio was called the "Heavy Metal Capital of the World," when a particular sound of fist-pumping rock 'n' roll had music-lovers headbanging through South Texas and beyond. Listen to the conversation here. [...]

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  • SA Current: San Antonio’s Heavy Metal History

    Oct 22, 2018

    If you listened to rock radio or attended concerts here during the '70s and '80s, you know San Antonio was once considered the "Heavy Metal Capital of the World." Local metalhead Sanford Nowlin interviewed historian Gregory Peek for the San [...]

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  • UTSA 2018 Football Parking at ITC

    Jul 27, 2018

    The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures has a limited amount of parking available for the UTSA Football Season and is offering a package for all six home games at $120. The parking package is now on sale by calling 210-458-2259, [...]

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  • San Antonio 1860s – 1990s

    Jul 24, 2018

    The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures continues to celebrate San Antonio’s Tricentennial with a new photo exhibit, “San Antonio 1860s – 1990s: A Photographic Chronology from UTSA Special Collections,” drawing on the treasures of the UTSA Libraries Special Collections to [...]

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  • Urban Nature, Hidden Culture

    Jul 11, 2018

    Pockets of nature still thrive within San Antonio’s city limits, and often, in unexpected places. Only a few miles from downtown, the San Antonio River starts at a natural spring known as the Blue Hole, protected in the secluded Headwaters [...]

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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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  • 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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