Opera in Schools: A School Visit With OPERA San Antonio Education Programs

Opera in School: A Visit With OPERA San Antonio Education Programs | San Antonio Charter Moms

You may already be aware that OPERA San Antonio is presenting Verdi’s Macbeth, the first production in its fourth season, at the Tobin Center on September 8 and 10, 2017. But did you also know that OPERA San Antonio offers… Continue Reading

Explore Opera! with Opera San Antonio at the San Antonio Public Library

Explore Opera! for Kids from OPERA San Antonio at the San Antonio Public Library | San Antonio Charter Moms

In anticipation of its 2017-18 season, OPERA San Antonio is bringing opera to young audiences at the San Antonio Public Library. Last week, my children and I got to hear professional opera singers perform at an Explore Opera! for Kids… Continue Reading

Opera in the Park in Travis Park with Opera Piccola San Antonio

Ever since writing this post, I’ve had high hopes for Travis Park as a downtown cultural gathering place. Travis Park lived up to its promise with the recent Opera in the Park event, led by Opera Piccola of San Antonio and showcasing an… Continue Reading

F.T. and friends review "Swan Lake" with Ballet San Antonio and San Antonio Symphony

On Sunday afternoon, I went to Ballet San Antonio‘s Swan Lake with my son, F.T., age 8, and daughter, G.N., age 5. We received our tickets for free and were able to give away a set of tickets over social… Continue Reading

Amanda Ripley talks about "The Smartest Kids in the World" with supporters of the DoSeum

The DoSeum Outside the Lunchbox luncheon at the Tobin Center | San Antonio Charter Moms

Amanda Ripley, author of The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got That Way, took the stage at the Tobin Center on September 10 to speak with supporters of the DoSeum, San Antonio’s children’s museum, at the annual… Continue Reading

Celebrate the Grand Opening of the DoSeum, San Antonio's new museum for kids

The DoSeum will open on June 6, 2015 as San Antonio’s new children’s museum, and will celebrate its Grand Opening over the June 6-7 weekend. I’ve been inside the building for a hard-hat tour and, more recently, for a sneak peek… Continue Reading

CLOSED [Giveaway] Family pack of tickets to DISCOVER Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto with the San Antonio Symphony at the Tobin Center

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed.   Classical music helps me set aside my day-to-day concerns and to think big thoughts. I want my kids to experience that feeling, too, and that’s why we are looking forward to DISCOVER Tchaikovsky… Continue Reading

[Giveaway] Family pack of tickets to DISCOVER Till Eulenspiegel with the San Antonio Symphony

  UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. My kids and I have been listening to “Mama’s songs” in the van again. I’ve been playing a CD of tone poems by Richard Strauss, including Don Juan and Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche. We are looking… Continue Reading