For Inkstravaganza 2014, honoring Nan Cuba, Gemini Ink presents a raffle of four once-in-a-lifetime packages.raffle_ticket

Need not be present to win. Drawing takes place at Inkstravaganza Gala on Oct 9.

New York, New York
SA Cultura
The Family Package

Tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100 so you can choose the package of your dreams. Every dollar from every ticket you buy helps us help others “create and share the human story.”

The raffle is open to everyone. The final drawing will be held at Inkstravaganza.

Create the story of a lifetime and support Gemini Ink.

Purchase Raffle Tickets at Eventbrite



New York, New York (valued at $4,000)
  • jetBlue Travel Vouchers (for 2)
  • John Oliver Last Week Tonight Tickets (for 2)
  • Exclusive Hotel TBD (for 2)
  • Gramercy Tavern Dinner (for 2)
  • La Bergamote Breakfast (for 2)
  • The Twig Book Shop NYC Guide Book



Glitterati (valued at $6,200)
  • Valentino Crocodile Purse
  • Caterina de Medici Perfume
  • James Avery Silver Earrings and Bracelet
  • Kathleen Sommers Gift Basket
  • Paesano’s Gift Card
  • Americus Diamond Circle of Support Diamond Pendant
  • Fleming’s Restaurant Certificates
  • Gemini Ink Chapbook and Trinity Book Collection
  • Signed copy of Body & Bread by Nan Cuba


SA Cultura (valued at $1,500)
  • San Antonio Symphony Tickets (for 2)
  • Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio Tickets (for 8)
  • Four guest passes to the McNay Art Museum
  • Suite at Majestic Theater for Dirty Dancing (Nov 2014)
  • Page Barteau Catered Dinner for 8
  • David Blancas Original Art Piece
  • Jennifer Ling-Datchuk Original Art Piece
  • Southwest School of Art Complimentary Class (for 1)


The Family Package (valued at $1,500)
  • Witte Museum Passes (for 2)
  • Alamo Drafthouse Movie Tickets (10)
  • Magik Theatre Tickets To Any Performance (for 4)
  • Tree from Pajarito Tree Farm
  • Arts SA Opening Night Tickets to The Mejia Ballet’s The Nutcracker (for 6)
  • Schlitterbahn 2015 Season Passes (for 4)
  • Use of Hill Country Ranch House for a Weekend Getaway
  • The Pearl Brewery Gift Certificate
  • Starfish Restaurant Gift Certificate


¡Mil gracias to our Inkstravaganza raffle donors!

Alamo Drafthouse, Americus Diamond, Arts SA, James Avery, David Blancas, Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio, Dim Sum, Fleming’s, Gramercy Tavern, Isabella Imports, jetBlue, John Oliver Last Week Tonight, La Bergamote, Jennifer Ling-Datchuk, Bonnie Lyons, Magik Theatre, Majestic Theater, McNay Art Museum, Paesano’s, Page Barteau Catering, Pajarito Tree Farm, The Pearl Brewery, San Antonio Symphony, Schlitterbahn, Kathleen Sommers, Southwest School of Art, Starfish Restaurant, Twig Book Shop, Witte Museum.

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Fri, Sept 12 @ 7pm

Features local faculty Bárbara Renaud González,and Sheila Black. Open mic with Paschal Murat Booker, and others.

Barbara Renaud Gonzalez

Bárbara Renaud González is a freelance writer, journalist and activist. Her essays and articles have appeared in The Nation, The Progressive, The Los Angeles Times and more, and her commentaries have aired on NPR’s Morning Edition, and LatinoUSA. González is a recipient of the Inter-American Press Association Opinion prize, has been a finalist for six Katies in radio commentary and print. Her book, Golondrina, Why Did You Leave Me?, was published in 2009 by UT Press, under the Chicana Matters imprint. González’s most recent publication is an interactive children’s book, The Boy Made of Lightning, based on the boyhood of Willie C. Velásquez, founder of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project. She resides in San Antonio, Texas.



Sheila is the author of two full-length poetry collections House of Bone and Love/Iraq (both CW Press) and two chapbooks–How to be a Maquiladora (Main Street Rag) and Continental Drift (Patriothall Gallery, UK) with painter Michele Marcoux. She recently co-edited with poets Jennifer Bartlett and Mike Northen Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability (Cinco Puntos Press), which was named a Notable Book for 2012 by the American Library Association (ALA). Her recent collection Wen Kroy (Dream Horse Press) received the 2011 Orphic Prize in Poetry. She is a 2012 Witter Bynner Fellow in Poetry, selected by US Poet Laureate Philip Levine.


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