Immersive art shows and big-screen action top the list of the five best things to do in San Antonio this weekend. Catch a free screening of Anita: Battle Angel ahead of its February 14 opening date or see award-winning Broadway musical Jersey Boys with your own group of friends. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, January 31
Twentieth Century Fox presents Alita: Battle Angel free screening
Moviegoers can catch a free screening of the anticipated action-adventure epic Anita: Battle Angel at Santikos Palladium IMAX. The evening show also includes a live streamed conversation with filmmakers James Cameron and John Landau, and cast Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, and Keean Johnson. Tickets are first come, first served.
Friday, February 1
Blue Star Contemporary presents “Effort Economy” opening reception
Be among the first visitors to see Blue Star Contemporary's newest exhibition, a meditation on movement and the human body. The show features pieces by Julie Favreau Anne Wallace, R. Eric McMaster, and Raul Gonzalez. Following the opening, the show will be on display through May 5.
Broadway in San Antonio presents Jersey Boys
Tony-, Grammy-, and Olivier Award-winning musical Jersey Boys hits the Majestic Theatre stage in full Four Seasons glory. Relive the story of Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito, and Nick Massi and their rise to ‘60s rock ‘n’ roll stardom. The beloved Broadway score features hit songs including “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “Oh Whata Night,” “Rag Doll,” and “Sherry.” Select opening night tickets are still available.
America in concert
The founding members of America come to San Antonio to celebrate half a century of timeless folk rock music. Known for hits including “You Can Do Magic” and “A Horse with No Name,” the British-American band is certain to put on a show for fans of all ages. For tickets, visit the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts websites.
Saturday, February 2
African American Quilt Circle of San Antonio presents “We Are The Ones:” A Fiber Art Expression of Black Culture
Black History Month festivities begin at the Carver Branch Library. The African American Quilt Circle of San Antonio examines the ties between black culture and fiber art in this unique and stunning show. Peruse narrative quilts, art quilts, contemporary quilts, and other forms of fiber artwork celebrating the rich history of black Americans.