Econo Lodge Central
6015 I-H 10 West
San Antonio, TX 78201
Phone: (210) 737-1855
Fax: (210) 737-6111
The Bijou at the Crossroad Mall is a great place to catch art movies, both old and new. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.
Woodlawn Theater is a premier theater that opened its doors in 1946. Since then, the theater has been hosting musical theater productions, film screenings, talent shows, gigs and concerts. Serving as a home theater for Broadway Musical Theatre Productions, the Woodlawn Theater has witnessed performances by popular theatre groups and personalities. The theater's stage has been graced with such phenomenal acts as Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast', the debut of Pink Floyd's laser show and the premiere show of 'The Alamo' by famous actor John Wayne, to name a few. The theater also hosts workshops, dance shows and other musical events in its premises. Check their website for a detailed event line-up.
Indulge in your love for billiards or just discover its subtle joys at the Hooks Billiards. Indoor sports activities and the right crowd, guarantees one a great time. There are also pool tables made available for the sports fanatics. Challenge a friend or simply gather around the tables to yell out for your favorite player while you enjoy the sport that thrills. The place is beset for satisfying any sport craving. For further information, log on to their website.
This non-profit organization, located in the Deco Building, promotes Chicano/Latino artists. The various programs held, reflect their rich cultural heritage. The Low and Slow Classic Car Show, The Lowrider Festival, and a number of Día De Los Muertos activities are to name a few of the much-awaited events organized by them. The Lowrider Festival, which is family-oriented, promises a fun-filled day for the kids; there's music, dance, food, drinks, games and other entertainment followed by lots of prizes to be won. All profits are used to fund the cultural arts programs of the center. Several other interesting exhibits are held throughout the year.
If you have too much thyme on your hands, or wish you had a little more, the annual Herb Market is the place to be. It hosts 30-plus exhibits offering everything from fresh potted herbs to herbal products and gardening tools. Several speakers are slated to cover various related topics, with a favorite subject being how to cook with herbs. The event also offers cooking demonstrations, crafts, and activities to keep the children busy while you browse. The Herb Market is a one-day event that usually takes place on a Saturday in October.
Looking for a fun time at dinner? Head to Celebrity Mystery Theater. You never know when you'd bump into Marilyn Monroe, Cher, Elvis Presley, Elizabeth Taylor or even Rocky Balboa! You're are always guaranteed an eventful night here at the Celebrity Mystery Theater. You'd either be floored by a comedy act, tapping your feet to a musical or intrigued by a murder investigation. The theater is associated with a number of corporates and organize a number of events so do contact them for details. The theater was started by Bobbie Winslow, an impersonator and actor herself, she started with a modeling career that soon became an acting career. Now she is the producer and director of Celebrity Mystery Theater. The theater puts on a terrific show with impersonators who are so good that it's hard to tell real from the fake. So at Celebrity Mystery Theater think twice before you ask for an autograph to show off to your friends.
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club serves up burgers and more while you watch hilarious comics. The club hosts comedy acts that will have you rolling on the floor laughing. The acts at the club are sure to lift your mood as much as their delicious meals will. This place also doubles as an event space to accommodate every kind of occasion. To know the schedule of acts here, check the website.
Cinemark Movies 16 has 16 screens for your viewing pleasure. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.
A city-wide chain of cinemas, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has earned itself a reputation for offering a first-rate cinema experience through excellent technology and service. They refuse to show advertisements before the start of a film, a practice that isn't shared by big-name theaters. If this is not enough to urge you to pay a visit here, then imagine yourself in a comfortable chair, drinking a cold beer, chowing down on delectable pizzas or quesadillas and watching a movie. Tempting? It sure is! Call to know more.
Opened in 1930, this theater is one of the oldest cultural and social institutions in the whole of San Antonio. The playhouse is home to two other smaller theaters—the Russell Hill Rogers Theater and the Cellar Theater. The Cellar, with a maximum capacity of 60, showcases experimental plays, whereas Russell Hill Rogers, with 400 seats, is known for its musicals. The main theater itself is elegant with wooden interiors and a facade that is an imitation of the old market house.
Having been around for quite some time under the name Planeta Mexico, the revamped and renamed Planeta Bar-Rio has stayed close to its Latino roots. Its easy to alienate party-goers when the vibe is undoubtedly south-of-the-border, with the DJ spinning largely Latino Pop and Rock. Planeta Bar-Rio balances it out well by hosting College Nights for the teen crowd, as also Salsa Nights and the usual Ladies Nights. Live Latin music in another big draw at the club and bigger the act, more the crowds the club manages to pack. Book a table in advance, dress chic and be prepared to splurge on the alcohol. Afterall, Tequila never comes alone!
This 1,000 seat auditorium, constructed in 1957 and nestled within the campus of San Antonio College, is shared by the Theatre & Communication and Music & Humanities Departments. Strong emphasis is laid on communication skills, and programs catering to aid in this field are specially crafted. Speech and Theatre scholarships are also awarded. College productions are primarily staged at this auditorium. Besides that, it has hosted numerous social events in the past and continues to serve the community in this manner. Some past shows include Charlotte's Web, Cat on A Hot Tin Roof, and El MacBeth.