This weekend's event roundup celebrates the best of San Antonio culture from dance to food to good old fashioned family fun. Indulge in World Tapas Day at Pearl Stable or enjoy the dance extravaganza during Raices De Arte Español's Mi Amor Flamenco. For a full list events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, June 21
Pearl presents Dia Mundial de la Tapa
Join fellow foodies at Pearl Stable for a celebration of all things "small plates" during Dia Mundial de la Tapa. Recognized in Spain and throughout Europe, World Tapas Day is now a can't-miss event in San Antonio. Ten acclaimed Spanish chefs will showcase tapas reflective of their home regions. Guests can sample delectable bites and sip from the cava tasting bar. Be a part of history as Spain officially recognizes San Antonio as an official Capital of Tapas.
Diana Krall in concert
Jazz pianist Diana Krall heads to Alamo City in support of her 2017 album, Turn Up The Quiet. The Canadian artist, known for her contralto voice, has captivated fans with top songs like “The Look Of Love” and “Just The Way You Are” for more than two decades. For tickets to this intimate evening, visit the Majestic Theatre website.
Friday, June 22
San Antonio Museum of Art presents “Spain: 500 Years of Spanish Painting from the Museums of Madrid”
Iconic works by Spanish masters debut at the San Antonio Museum of Art. As part of the newest exhibition, “Spain: 500 Years of Spanish Painting from the Museums of Madrid,” museum guests can view masterpieces by El Greco, Goya, Sorolla, Picasso. For some masterpieces, this is their first appearance in the U.S., making this is a must see show. Exhibition on display through September 16.
The Magik Theatre presents Madagascar: A Musical Adventure
The magic of DreamWorks animated motion picture Madagascar comes to the life on the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre stage. Musical fans of all ages can follow along as a gang of friends from New York’s Central Park Zoo journey to the far-away island of Madagascar. Performances through July 1.
Saturday, June 23
Raices De Arte Español presents Mi Amor Flamenco
Dancers from all age groups and experience levels of the Raices De Arte pay homage to the art of Flamenco during a live performance. Guests will enjoy the spectacle (and the culmination of the studio's season) along with Spanish guitarists and vocalist José “El Partriarca” Linares and special guest Luis “El Tibu” Linares at The Magik Theatre for one night only. Tickets still available.