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(May 18, 2010)--Advance tickets are now on sale for the Texas Folklife Festival. In addition to online sales at TexasFolklifeFestival.org, guests can purchase tickets at the Institute of Texan Cultures museum store, all H-E-B stores, Lackland and Randolph Air Force bases, Fort Sam Houston and at UTSA Fiscal Services offices.

The 2010 Texas Folklife Festival is June 11-13 at the Institute of Texan Cultures. Admission is $10 advance, $15 gate for adults (ages 12+), $5 advance, $6 gate for children (ages 6-11), free for children age 5 and younger -- and $8 per person (available online) advance only for groups of 20 or more.

There may be convenience fees for advance purchase at some locations and online.

The Texas Folklife Festival is a three-day celebration of Texas' rich cultural diversity. With 10 stages featuring music and dance, more than 150 unique menu items and 65 unique arts and crafts vendors, the festival is one of the largest cultural celebrations in the state.

The Institute of Texan Cultures is on the UTSA HemisFair Park Campus, 801 E. Durango Blvd., a short distance from the Alamo and the River Walk.

For more information, call 210-458-2300 or visit TexasFolklifeFestival.org.

 

 

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For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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