Tune into a live theater production from home or head out to safely view breathtaking Hollywood scenery at the McNay Museum. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, January 14
McNay Art Museum presents "Hollywood’s Sistine Chapel: Sacred Sets for Stage & Screen"
The fusion of theater and cinema is celebrated with a Renaissance-inspired twist at McNay Art Museum. Film buffs and art aficionados alike are invited to see six spectacular, hand-painted sound-stage backdrops from MGM's 1968 film The Shoes of the Fisherman, displayed alongside artwork from The Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts. Viewers can explore breathtaking backdrops coupled with modern theater designs and Renaissance artworks for a unique melding of the performing and visual arts. This exhibition is on display through April 4.
The Public Theater of San Antonio presents Thurgood
The life and legacy of Thurgood Marshall, the first Black Supreme Court justice, are honored via this livestream production from The Public Theater of San Antonio. Virtual viewers can expect a story rich in history and humor as they walk through the many incredible milestones achieved by Marshall. Following opening weekend, performances are scheduled through January 24. Purchase tickets on The Public Theater website.
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club presents Rachel Feinstein
Comedian and actress Rachel Feinstein takes the stage at Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club with all-new stand up material. Known for her regular appearances on Comedy Central and for her roles in Trainwreck and Top Five, Feinstein brings a fresh approach to the male-dominated world of comedy. Reserve your socially distanced seats to any of this weekend’s showtimes on the ticketing website. Performances are scheduled through January 16.
Friday, January 15
Sip cocktails at the new cocktail bar Amor Eterno
A new cocktail bar concept makes its Alamo City debut. Amor Eterno is the creation of Aaron Peña (owner of The Squeezebox) and Brian Correa (owner of Bar America), located in Southtown and offering a menu of handcrafted cocktails and Tejano street-inspired fare. Amor Eterno is located at 540 S. Presa St. and is open for dine-in service Wednesday and Thursday from 5 pm-12 am, Friday and Saturday from 5 pm-2 am, and Sunday from 1 pm-10 pm. COVID-19 safety precautions will be observed during business hours.
Saturday, January 16
DJ Mel presents Living Room Dance Party
Austin-based DJ Mel's virtual Living Room Dance Party is dancing into the new year. Viewers can tune into a weekly live dance party streamed via Twitch, where DJ Mel will spin a variety of top hits and tunes that are certain to keep listeners moving. Living Room Dance Party is scheduled through March 27. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome.