Tag: san antonio


So I was at a Quinceañera but I didn’t mean it.Tropicana


Fiesta Light

The diffusion of light in the spring always reminds me of Fiesta. The light green, new leaves of the trees against their dark boughs. Cloudy skies intensify the light scattering it everywhere. It seems to radiate even from the sidewalks. Because this is the time when Fiesta explodes upon San Antonio like a cascarone over…

Oulipo in America

Note the rise of Oulipo, albeit probably unconsciously, in the United States with specific attention being paid to San Antonio. An example of this is the new exhibit at the Guadalupe Gallery (723 S Brazos St) called 100Palabras in which writers respond to artists’ work in 100 words. I’m not sure how strict they were…

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