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Take your pick—read The Border is Burning with us and join us for our next book club meetup to talk about “San Antonio and Laredo and the landscape in-between,” or dust off your fictional characters and take a class with the author. Either way, we’ve got Ito Romo on the brain.


  Texas meets France. Gallery meets theater. Henri Matisse, “le fauve,” meets our city’s own wild beasts in a collaboration between the San Antonio Museum of Art and Gemini Ink. Interpret the works through the history, poetry, tragedy, and comedy created uniquely for this show. Enjoy an evening of visual arts and theater combined in only a way our city can.
Rick Stemm Playwright

Fill Your Lungs With Fresh Air puts some of San Antonio’s finest writers and performers together to bring the art books of Henri Matisse to vibrant life. Erik Bosse, Jenny Browne, Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson, Rick Stemm, and Mari Xingas (Marisela Barrera) will perform their interpretations of the four illustrated books on display at the San Antonio Museum of Art on August 15, 2014 at 6:30pm. Directed by TJ Gonzales with music by Azul Barrientos. This event is free with museum admission and open to the public.

Luna Luna disses with author Debra Monroe who reads this Friday, August 8, for our SouthWord Festival Wrap-Up.

  I’m obsessed with minute details about lives of women who accumulated power in times and places that discouraged them. I’m grateful to radical feminists because they made women like me seem moderate and so we got away with more, but I’m fascinated by women who increased their influence without explicitly breaking rules, women who held onto traditional facets of identity while adapting them. 
Debra Monroe

Let go of the book clutter—then meet us for a drink at Liberty Bar for the last book swap of the summer.


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