(Jan. 27, 2014) -- The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures will have representatives on the UTSA Main Campus Wednesday, Jan. 29 selling tickets for the annual Asian Festival.
>> From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., museum staff members will be at the University Center window lounge selling adult and child tickets at $5 (regular adult price is $10 at the gate, child $5).
The Asian Festival is 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Institute of Texan Cultures. The annual event gathers the cultures of the entire Asian continent and the islands of the Pacific to celebrate the Chinese New Year and the customs of each unique cultural group through music, dance, food, crafts, martial arts and more.
For more information, visit TexanCultures.com.
The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures is the forum for the understanding and appreciation of Texas and Texans through research, collections, exhibits and programs. The museum strives to become the nation’s premier institution of contemporary cultural and ethnic studies focusing on Texans and the diverse cultural communities that make Texas what it is.
A Smithsonian affiliate, the 182,000-square-foot complex features 45,000 square feet of exhibit space and five re-creation Texas frontier period structures on the UTSA HemisFair Park Campus in downtown San Antonio.
Join the combined UTSA Bands as they perform a program of holiday and seasonal-themed music! This program is appropriate for all ages and includes medleys and arrangements of well-known favorites. Tickets are $10; no free admission.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
State Rep. Diego Bernal presents a Q&A panel discussion with MALDEF, RAICES and DMCA Immigration Law Firm about DACA and the current state of affairs for Dreamers. Opening remarks by Congressman Joaquin Castro and Congressman Lloyd Doggett.
Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria Auditorium (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
Graduates from the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development and the College of Public Policy will participate in the first commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
Graduates from the College of Engineering, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, College of Sciences and University College will participate in the second commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
UTSA's Department of Music hosts Dr. David Huron from Ohio State University as part of the Donald Hodges lecture series. Huron is a Canadian arts and humanities distinguished professor at Ohio State University.
UTSA Faculty Center, John Peace Library (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
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