No News is Bad News. Join the SA Current Press Club.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 1:14 PM

Page 7 of 10

Sat 12/12
"La Permanent Virgen"

click to enlarge la_permanet_virgen.jpg
Although typically celebrated with feasts and pilgrimages to Mexico’s Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe (where the Virgin Mary allegedly appeared to Juan Diego circa 1531), Our Lady of Guadalupe Day gets a quirky twist this year via Marisela Barrera’s “La Permanent Virgen.” Part scavenger hunt, part progressive exhibition and part selfie challenge (#SAvirgen), the concept uses the Chicana artist’s reverence for Mexico’s patron saint as a thread connecting diverse representations of la Virgen at 12 local sites: Guadalupe Lumber (1547 S. Zarzamora St.); the Little Church of Miracles (Haven for Hope Way at I-10); The Phantom Room (2114 N. St. Mary’s St.); Ray’s Drive Inn (822 SW 19th St.); Gilbert Durán’s Studio 911 (911 S. St. Mary’s St.); Jesse Treviño’s La Veladora at Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center (1301 Guadalupe St.); San Jacinto Senior Housing Development (1512 El Paso St.); Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto at Our Lady of the Lake University (411 SW 24th St.); O'Reilly Auto Parts (100 S. Zarzamora St.); Esperanza Peace and Justice Center (during Noche Azul de Esperanza, 922 San Pedro Ave.); Galeria E.V.A. (during the Día de la Virgen Mujeres Plática, 3412 S. Flores St.); and Marisela Barerra’s left arm (location varies). — BR

San Antonio Current works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of San Antonio and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep San Antonio's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 27, 2020

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation