Mariah Kilbourne: The Entrepreneurial Spirit

Downtown Development Aug 4, 2018

“Everybody has something they can contribute,” explains Mariah Kilbourne, Training Coordinator at the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the UTSA Downtown Campus. The SBDC offers advising as well as classes and seminars to the small business community. Through these services, more people are given the resources and opportunities to pursue their passions.

Mariah Kilbourne: The Entrepreneurial Spirit

Larnzell Harper: Max Multimodel

Education Jul 21, 2018

Having been a bus operator in Chicago and involved in public transit for twenty years, Larnzell creates training programs for adults focusing on operations. He says the most rewarding part of this work is when students tell him they made better decisions based on his training. Whether its new compressed natural gas buses or routine training, Larnzell has grown professionally by helping others adjust to the evolution of transit.

Larnzell Harper: Max Multimodel

Yvette and Andy: Five Neighborhoods, One Creative Community

Arts + Culture Jul 7, 2018

“That’s not a formula, that’s living,” says Andy Benavides, explaining Southtown’s success in fostering a creative community. He is a contemporary artist, entrepreneur and pioneer of Southtown: The Arts District.

Yvette and Andy: Five Neighborhoods, One Creative Community

Pride Month: LGBTQ+ Voices

Arts + Culture Jun 23, 2018

“My father told me the most important word in any language is your name,” he remembers, “When someone says our name wrong, we correct them. Pride means who I am. That’s why it’s important.”

Pride Month: LGBTQ+ Voices

George Gregory and The Bells of Central Christian

Arts + Culture Jun 9, 2018

“You’re playing for yourself and God. You’re not playing for anyone down below.”

George Gregory and The Bells of Central Christian

Children's Ballet of San Antonio: Artistic Excellence

Arts + Culture May 26, 2018

Traditionally, younger dancers are limited in their opportunities to take on roles due to a perceived lack of experience. But after five years teaching classes, Vanessa took action. “I decided to open a children’s company where everybody can audition for all the roles,” she explains.

Children's Ballet of San Antonio: Artistic Excellence

CHEF Teaching Kitchen: Bringing Families Together

Education May 11, 2018

"We learn new things every time we come here," says Donelle Tedder, student of the Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) Teaching Kitchen at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio. "Yeah, the best thing I could cook before was cereal," jokes her sister Dalia.

CHEF Teaching Kitchen: Bringing Families Together

San Pedro Creek Culture Park: The Story Doesn’t End Here

Arts + Culture Apr 27, 2018

On May 5th, our city’s 300th Anniversary, the San Pedro Creek Culture Park will open. It holds the memories, cultures, and dreams of three centuries of San Antonians and those of the indigenous peoples before the city was founded. It will be for future generations to decide what the next three hundred years mean for the Creek and for our city.

San Pedro Creek Culture Park: The Story Doesn’t End Here

Jeffrey Moore: SATX Social Ride

For the Family Apr 13, 2018

"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.

Jeffrey Moore: SATX Social Ride
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