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This venue for arts, born in 1913 CE, was then the largest theater in the city. Now managed by the Arts Center Enterprises, Inc. (who also manage the Majestic Theatre), it has been renovated with an elegant decor. Creative architectural designs have been incorporated and the adjustable main floor gives scope to various seating arrangements. It is an ideal venue to host events, such as seminars and conferences, besides performing arts events. Enjoy the best Broadway shows and other entertainment shows, and not to forget, the marvelous design of the theater itself!
Come be a part of magic and history with a visit to the Aztec Theatre. Located in downtown, this theater has hosted some historic performances since 1926. Having undergone a major face lift over the years, it possesses excellent visual and acoustic capabilities as well as a grand theatrical space. Some of the very best performers have all laid foot here. The Aztec offers an excellent season of breath taking, awe striking and majestically crafted contemporary performances. It is also used for other cultural and community events Call ahead for reservations, and do check their website for a program of schedule.
This 2,400 blue seat theatre, a pride of San Antonio, was born in 1949. Back then, it was the largest home to theatre in the country. The black light murals and other elements of the interiors are reflections of the history of Mexico and the United States of America. This center celebrates Latin culture in its diverse forms like art, music and so on. It works in partnership with Smithsonian Institution and the John F. Kennedy Center. Together they hold exhibitions, educational events and aim at delivering high quality performances. The Latinos in the country proudly refer to Alameda as the Apollo Theatre.
Built in 1929, the Majestic Theatre is the prime venue in the city for performing arts. The architecture reflects Baroque and Mediterranean influences. Elaborate ornamentation, colorful walls with creeping grape vines, statues, a tiled roof, and many other design elements make this venue a magical setting. It features a huge stage and grand lobbies, also plays host to private and corporate events.
This former home of Jose Antonio Navarro is now one of the best gems of the city's history. Navarro was a prominent rancher and statesman and was one of only two native Texans of Mexican nationality to sign Texas' declaration of independence from Mexico. Built in 1848, the home was preserved by the San Antonio Conservation Society and now operates as a small museum conducting informative, interactive tours. Special activities are available for children as well.
Located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, across from Travis Park, this beautiful church was home to the first United Methodist congregation in the city. Built in the mid-19th century, Travis Park United Methodist Church features a double-aisled sanctuary, finely detailed stained glass windows and majestic spires. Served by an ordained minister, Travis Park United Methodist Church welcomes people of all faiths for Sunday worship.