39th Annual Holiday Saxophones Concert 

Sunday, December 11, 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center’s 39th Annual Holiday Saxophones concert, returns to the Guadalupe Theater on Sunday, December 11, 2022, from 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. This year’s line-up for the concert is a stellar showcase including George Prado and the Regency Jazz band will lead a line-up of legendary jazz musicians Joe Posada, Frank Rodarte, Aaron Prado and Al Gomez, bringing a variety of Jazz, R&B and popular music.

Special performance by the St. Mary’s Magdalen choir, under the direction of Frank Rodarte, and the St. Mary’s University Jazz Department, led by Bill King.

Audience members are encouraged to purchase their tickets early as the event is expected to sell out. “Holiday Saxophones is a cultural treasure and we want to make sure that it not only stays alive but thrives. San Antonio music lovers have made this concert a holiday tradition and we are excited to reach out to new audiences who have yet to experience this special night of music” says Executive Director Cristina Ballí.

Tickets are on sale! Individual tickets are $25-$35 each and can be purchased at www.guadalupeculturalarts.org, or by phone at (210) 271-3151.

To reserve your table, call the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center’s Latino Bookstore at (210) 271-3151 ext. 4.. The Guadalupe Theater is located at 1301 Guadalupe St., San Antonio, TX 78207. 

 

 

 

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center presents La Pastorela Folklorica featuring the Guadalupe Dance Academy on Friday and Saturday, December 16 & 17, 2022 at 6:30pm at the Guadalupe Theater.

This annual holiday celebration is an enjoyable representation of the traditional shepherd’s play with a Folklorico and Flamenco flair.

“We are happy to present this heart-warming bilingual rendition of the shepherd’s play. Get ready to laugh, cry and spend your evening with the talented dancers of the Guadalupe Dance Academy,” said Jeannette Chavez, Dance Director at the Guadalupe.

Guadalupe Dance Company members play the traditional characters of Mary, Joseph, Lucifer and the Archangel while the Academy’s youngest performers play the parts of townspeople and shepherds through traditional Mexican Folklorico and Flamenco dance. Under the influence of Lucifer, Academy performers do their best to distract the shepherds from their mission of welcoming the newborn king Pastorela Folklorica is a fundraiser for the Guadalupe Dance Academy, and tickets are $12 general admission and can be purchased at the door on the night of the performance.

La Pastorela Folklorica 

Friday, December 16-Saturday, December 17, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

Mariachi Academy Recital 

Thursday, December 15, 2022, 7:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center presents the Mariachi Academy Recital featuring the students of the Guadalupe Music Academy on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Guadalupe Theater.

This annual holiday celebration is an enjoyable evening of traditional Mariachi music under the direction of Traditional Music Director Gino Rivera.

“We are proud to highlight the talented students of the Guadalupe Music Academy who have prepared for this performance all semester. We encourage interested students to enroll in our Spring semester which begins in January.” Said Gino Rivera.

The music recital will include performances by the students of violin, guitar, vocals, trumpet, and piano classes as well as the Guadalupe Mariachi Academy.

Tickets are $5, general admission and can be purchased at the door on the night of the performance. For more information regarding classes, go to www.guadalupeculturalarts.org or call 210-271-3151.