San Antonio International Airport Hosts Summer Solstice Dance Performance

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WHAT: Dance performance in the San Antonio International Airport’s Long-Term Garage to mark the 2020 summer solstice. The summer solstice happens twice a year – once in each hemisphere – and is the longest day of the year.  The summer solstice is when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky and provides the longest period of daylight. 

WHO: Catherine Cisneros, Dancer, Choreographer and Artistic Director, Urban-15

WHEN: Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 1:50pm.

WHERE: San Antonio International Airport

*To view this year’s performance please visit the live-stream on the Urban-15 Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/URBAN15/

VISUALS:  “Passing Light”, designed by Christopher Janney is a solar sculpture that incorporates large colorful plexiglass squares embedded in the ceiling that project a grid of  bold colors on to the Paseo Walkway in the long term parking garage. Catherine will move simultaneously as the sun moves across the sky creating reflections on the walls and floors. This event marks the summer solstice of 2020.

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NOTE:  Please note in lieu of physically attending the event amidst COVID-19 precautions, San Antonio Airport System is encouraging all observers to view the performance via the live-stream on Urban-15’s Facebook page.

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