Giving Tuesday is November 29th! And we need your help! The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center was challenged by the Kronkosky Charitable Foundation to raise $30,000 by December 31, 2016! Tell your friends, families and co-workers to please consider participating in this memorable event. The Guadalupe will stream this event LIVE on facebook, and will showcase local talent that includes Mariachi, live painting, poetry, theater and a special musical guest! Each donation you make on #GivingTuesday will be doubled by the Kronkosky Charitable Foundation. Your contributions make it possible for the Guadalupe to continue to preserve and promote Latino/a, Chicano/a and Native American arts and culture. We honestly can’t do this without you!
Tune in to our facebook page @guadalupeculturalartscenter on Tuesday, November 29 to catch all the action! Please use the hashtags #GivingTuesday and #GiveGCAC
Schedule of Events
10 AM ~ Opening remarks by Executive Director Cristina Ballí.
10:15 AM ~ Visual Arts
Local artists create new works of art right before our eyes. Hosted by Visual Arts program director Mark Anthony Martinez, this segment will showcase talented visual artists who have exhibited in San Antonio and the Galeria Guadalupe including artist Albert Gonzales.
12 NOON ~ Cristina Ballí with Local Music Legends
The Guadalupe’s Executive Director, Cristina Ballí hosts this segment with interviews and performances by fixtures of San Antonio’s Tejano & Conjunto music scene. So tune in on your lunch hour, who knows maybe one of your favorite local legends will stop by !
2 PM ~ Literary Arts
Hosted by Texas Poet Laureate and Literary Arts program director Laurie Ann Guerrero, this hour presents readings from writers and poets whose words have inspired so many San Antonio audiences.
5 PM ~ Mariachi and Dance Academy
Dance Program director Jeannette Chavez and Education director Belinda Menchaca present students and instructors from the Guadalupe’s Mariachi and Dance Academies. With performances of classic mariachi music and beautiful folklorico dance, this segment will highlight the talent and future of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center along with testimonials from parents and instructors.
7 PM ~ Theatre Arts
Hosted by Performing Arts director Joel C. Settles, the closing hour of the Guadalupethon will feature stories from theatre artists who have performed on the Guadalupe stage over the years along with teatro performances by the current generation of actors, playwrights, directors and performers who continue to make the Guadalupe Theater an epicenter of Latino Theatre.
8 PM ~ Closing Statements from Executive Director Cristina Ballí.