"It's the best way to experience the true nature of San Antonio," says Jeffrey Moore, founder of SATX Social Ride. The group has grown from a handful of his friends to regularly attracting a few hundred people to its Tuesday bike rides.
Long before the 2015 designation of San Antonio’s Missions as UNESCO World Heritage sites, a small, tenacious band of women made up one of the groups that helped ensure their survival.
"I tell people I'm the grackle police," says Mike Krone, a tech at Texas Bird Services. He works with Centro Ambassadors to keep downtown clean, safe and friendly.
"This one's for my man with the red tie!" exclaimed David, doing what he's always done when interacting with a crowd. But Real Mus-IQ had never performed like this before. It was their first stage gig. It was at the Empire Theatre… during DreamWeek… for the Mayor's Ball no less. With Mayor Ron Nirenberg (a.k.a the man with the red tie) in attendance.
"You're showcasing someone else's music," she says of the DJ craft, "You're curating something for someone. You're creating an experience."
“Things don’t always turn out in the way that you plan but that’s one of the things that makes it interesting.”
DreamWeek is about the people who make up our city. It's about coming together to celebrate San Antonio diversity.
Gary is a Centro San Antonio ambassador and researcher who first deciphered the geographical, astronomical and mathematical elements of the White Shaman Mural rock art near Del Rio that portrays the ceremonies of native peoples.