“When it comes to downtown and skateboarding, I’ve been doing it since I was twelve.”
"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.
“If you’ve been blessed and have the capacity to help others, then that’s what you should do,” says Navarra Williams, President and CEO of SAMMinistries.
Cariño Cortez was sixteen when she started working at her family’s restaurant, Mi Tierra. She learned quickly that there were many more aspects to running the iconic business than she thought.
Joey started making paletas when his parents, who own La Jalisco restaurant Downtown, gave him the idea. But it was his wife CeCe who saw the potential of his creations.
In 2015, Texas Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla presented a poem about the heart of the city to the Downtown community, her childhood experiences there, and her family's long history in El Centro de San Antonio. We are reminded of its sincerity this holiday season.