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Roberto Rios painting “Flight” mural for the Airmen Heritage Museum at Lackland Air Force Base, 1978.
Photos submitted by the San Marcos Art League

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Roberto Rios in his garage painting “Marfa Sector” mural for U.S. Border Patrol Marfa Station, 1977.

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‘The Art of Roberto Rios’ on display in various galleries

SMAL receives $10,000 NEA grant for citywide art exhibit

“Awake and Alert,” 1985 (acrylic on canvas) is one of the works of art by Roberto Rios that will be on display in San Marcos during 2023.
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SMAL receives $10,000 NEA grant for citywide art exhibit

The San Marcos Art League recently announced it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to receive a Challenge America award of $10,000. This grant will support a city-wide exhibition of the art of Roberto Rios. This grant is one of 262 Challenge America awards totaling $2.62 million that were announced by the NEA as part of its first round of fiscal year 2023 grants.

The basics of container gardening

Gardening can be less labor-intensive and even more successful when people consider the many benefits of container gardening.
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The basics of container gardening

Gardening is a rewarding hobby that has been linked to health benefits like reduced stress and improved mental well-being. Gardening also can lead to an inviting home landscape full of attractive blooms and/or delicious foods.

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Happy Year of the Rabbit, 2023.
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Q.What is the Lunar New Year? Is it the same as Chinese New Year? A. Yes, Lunar New Year is the same as Chinese New Year. It is also referred to as the Spring Festival, bringing hope for a good harvest in the year to come. In 2023, Lunar New Year is Jan. 22.

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Q.MLK Day is this weekend and I want to learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr. as a man - not just the history of the holiday. What can you tell me about him and where can I read more information about him? A. The library has hundreds of books and DVDs about MLK Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and a civil- rights activist who had a seismic impact on race relations in the United States, beginning in the mid-1950s and continuing until today.

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