The Carver Community Cultural Center, San Antonio’s historical exhibition space and performing arts hall of African-American arts and culture, casts a wide and truly diverse net: This season, it embraces Korean-American string-playing sisters the Ahn Trio, and last summer’s epic Ramayana cycle was unexpectedly joyous and fun. This Saturday, Chinese-American choreographer Nai-Ni Chen brings her brand of hybrid-influenced dance to the Carver’s stage. She draws from traditional calligaphy, venerable ritual, and classical poetry, which together with vigorous innovation makes for a stirring experience (a YouTube perusal of Chen’s work is highly recommended). $31, 8pm Jan 30, the Jo Long Theatre, 226 N. Hackberry, thecarver.org. — Sarah Fisch
Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.