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February 2009 San Antonio Calendar of Events

San Antonio Events Calendar for February 2009


With the Rodeo in town and Valentine's Day amongst us, the shortest month of the year is still very busy and packed with plenty of things to do in San Antonio. Here is a February 2009 San Antonio Events Calendar.

Marcia Gygli King: The Metaphors of Life

Through March 1, 2009

The famous artist (who has galleries here in San Antonio and in New York City) is being honored for her body of work and evolution, which spans 40 years. The San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA), UTSA and the Southwest School of Art & Craft jointly present the trio of exhibits. This portion entitled "Metaphors of Life" is at the UTSA Arts Building – 1604 Campus.

Marcia Gygli King: Botanical Paintings

Through April 12, 2009

One of three parts of the new Marcia Gygli King Retrospective presents the era of her career entitled "Botanical Paintings." This part of the celebration of her 40 years of art is held at the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) and UTSA.

Marcia Gygli King: Spontaneous Combustion

Through March 29, 2009

Third in three concurrent exhibits that follow different aspects of Marcia Gygli King's continues at the Southwest School of Art & Craft and is entitled "Spontaneous Combustion."

Conjunto Tocadita with Foxy & Chucho

February 1, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Tejano music is the order of the day at this downtown event. Pets and lawn chairs are welcome, but food and drink must be purchased on-site. See link for last-minute details and weather warnings.

YOSA City Series: Winter Concert

February 1, 4:00 p.m.

Youth Orchestras of San Antonio (YOSA) presents their annual Winter Concert, a part of the City Series. Enjoy classical selections from three different ensembles at the Edgewood Fine Arts Auditorium.

McNay Art Museum Tour: Highlights of the Museum

February 1, 3:00 p.m.

The first of every month, the McNay holds a tour the shows the highlights of their museum. The tour is free and open to the public.

Black and Blue: 400 Years of Struggle and Transcendence

February 2, 7:00 p.m.

Sterling Houston wrote and produced this piece, which pairs the reading of documents from the era of slavery with jazz and blues music. This powerful program is one hour long and is free and open to the public.

Bill Patterson Percussion Class

February 4, 6:30 p.m.

YOSA presents a new percussion concert on the first Wednesday of every month through November. The February concert is held at the Radius Building and is free and open to the public.

A Night in Harlem

February 5, 7:30-10:00 p.m.

In celebration of Black History Month, this presentation looks at the Harlem Renaissance with catering by Mr. and Mrs. G's home cooking. Event is at the University of the Incarnate Word, 4301 Broadway and is free of charge.

Sketching Sculpture with Artists at the McNay

February 5

Free with museum admission, come get a 2D sketching and sculpture lesson from artists. Sketch pads and pencils will be provided free of charge.

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