Experience the rich cultural diversity of the Alamo City in the days ahead. See hip-hop, African, and urban dance styles meld with classical ballet at the Carver Community Cultural Center, or tune into a virtual evening of Noche Azul. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, January 20
Fortune Feimster: 2 Sweet, 2 Salty
Comedian, writer, and actor Fortune Feimster comes to San Antonio on her national stand-up tour. She rose to notoriety in her breakout gig on Chelsea Lately, and Feimster is also known for recurring roles on Life in Pieces and The Mindy Project. Her first one-hour special, Sweet & Salty, is available now on Netflix. Get tickets to her live show on the Tobin Center website.
Friday, January 21
McNay Art Museum presents “Georgia O’Keeffe and American Modernism”
A new exhibit celebrating famed American artist Georgia O’Keeffe blooms at the McNay Art Museum. Guests can expect a broad and inclusive view of American Modernism and its evolution through pieces by O’Keeffe and other works from the McNay’s acclaimed collection. Go to the museum website for admission information. Following opening weekend, the exhibit will be on display through May 8.
Saturday, January 22
Briscoe Western Art Museum presents “Through the Lens of an Artist” Talk and Book Signing with Joel Salcido and Werner Segarra
Join the Briscoe Western Art Museum for a farewell event and special artist talk to commemorate the closing of the “Vaqueros de la Cruz del Diablo” exhibition. The talk will feature guest moderator and photographer Joel Salcido and celebrated photographer Werner Segarra, who will discuss the artistic process behind the exhibition. After the talk, both artists will be signing their respective photography books, Segarra’s Vaqueros de la Cruz del Diablo and Salcido’s Spirit of Tequila. Visit the event website for more details.
Carver Center presents Hiplet Ballerinas
Hiplet, the fusion dance style that blends classical pointe techniques with hip-hop, African, Latin, and other urban styles, comes to life on the Carver Community Cultural Center stage. Audiences can expect a fresh and innovative performance experience that incorporates popular songs and dance culture from communities of color. Select tickets are available here.
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center presents Noche Azul with Azul Barrientos
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center presents another installment of at-home entertainment performed by San Antonio treasure Azul Barrientos. This month’s Noche Azul concert will be available to stream from the comfort of your home via the center’s Facebook page. Admission to this virtual event is free.