As they enter the training circle at Curves, female guests come face-to-face with the smiles of other women. And just as points on a circle share a common distance from the circle's center, workout participants share the experiences of those nearby by trading stations throughout the 30-minute training session. One minute is spent on a piece of strength-training equipment built for feminine frames and designed to work two opposing muscle groups with a single movement. Exercisers then move on to a recovery station, where they run, jog, or dance to maintain heart rates and keep platforms in place during momentary losses of gravity.
Take an afternoon to explore the magnificent collection at the San Antonio Museum of Art. This museum features a variety of collections including American, Asian, European, Islamic, Latin American, Oceanic, and Contemporary art. They frequently host some truly exciting exhibitions such as Diego Rivera, Henri Matisse, and Andy Warhol among others. Lose yourself in this lovely museum. It’s a wonderful place to let your imagination and your feet wander—you never know what you might find! San Antonio Museum of Art also offers several classes, lectures, private tours, and performances. Each will serve to make your visit even more special.
Bless Your Heart's twin locations bustle with vibrant, colorful goods that celebrate beauty and femininity. Paisley purses mingle with socially conscious Toms shoes and fashionable duds and accessories from brands including Miss Me jeans, Yellow Box, and Kendra Scott. Jewelry and artwork crafted from local artisans share space with embroidered cowboys boots and handmade lassos to steal the show at the next rodeo. After whirlwind shop-a-thons, visitors can relax on the porch of the Bracken Village location, which resides in a restored 100-year-old red barn that's witnessed more history than a time-traveling archaeologist.
The Painted Plate is a pottery studio where you create one-of-a-kind masterpieces. You select the pottery, design it and paint it, we over glaze and fire your pottery for you.
You can paint anything from a coffee mug to a serving platter, a candy dish to a trinket box, a popcorn bowl to a kitty cat, a piggy bank to a
Operated by the volunteer-based nonprofit Friends of the San Antonio Public Library, The Book Cellar houses an extensive collection of used fiction, nonfiction, reference books, magazines, and media for purchase at extremely low prices, usually $0.50 to $1. The wares themselves have been donated by the library, and proceeds from the sales support library programs and activities such as the Summer Reading program, satisfying patrons' philanthropic side while indulging their tendencies toward bibliomania.
The Denver Center Theatre Company, housed at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, is a Tony Award-winning resident theater company (1998 Special Regional Theater Award) that stimulates dormant staging urges with a mix of world-class Broadway and professional theater shows. Ruined is a powerful Pulitzer Prize-winning drama penned by playwright Lynn Nottage. Amid a Congo, rife with civil war, Ruined examines the conflict of Mama Nadi as she struggles to protect her bar and her friends while surviving the harsh environment of a country torn apart by combat and Michael Crichton.