The world is not black and white for artist Veronica Prida and her husband, Omar Rodriguez, also an artist. Vibrant with the colors of Mexican folk art, nature and personal exuberance, their Alamo Heights home displays the couple’s love of art, textiles and living.
Erik Russell, at left, accomplished what fewer than one-tenth of 1 percent of students can achieve: a perfect composite score of 36 on the ACT test. Russell, a graduating senior, AHHS junior West Bakke, at right, earned a perfect score of 2400 on the SAT
The arts in San Antonio always seem to be a good subject of conversation. As well they should, especially in a city that boasts of such a diversified demographic of ethnic cultures and economic realities. It takes talented leaders and creative directors that ultimately dictate the pulse of a city’s arts collaborative.
As a small child, Elizabeth Chambers spent hours in her grandmother’s Alamo Heights kitchen watching her mixmaster blend aromatic spices, sugar, butter, flour and other key ingredients that were the successful secrets to the cakes, tortes and delicious desserts served to rave reviews at private parties throughout the city.