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Main Plaza Light Show - The Saga

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History in Laser Lights on San Fernando Cathedral. Tues, Fri, Sat & Sun at 9, 9:30 &10
We went to see this show and couldn't believe it. This is the most Amazing event in San Antonio! See the San Fernando Cathedral like never before during this 24-minute show by French artist Xavier De Richemont, in which lights projected onto the cathedral tell the story of San Antonio from its beginning to today. Crowds have gathered four nights a week since its debut for a one-of-a-kind experience.

You just come to the Plaza and watch. Bring a blanket or chairs if you want to sit. The show lasts about 20 Minutes.


Show times are 9, 9:30 and 10 p.m. on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

115 N. Main Ave., 210-225-9800, mainplaza.org

Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at 9, 9:30 and 10 PM, weather permitting.

Here's what it is about:

“San Antonio|The Saga,” is a captivating video art installation on the magnificent façade of San Fernando Cathedral.
Created by renowned French Artist, Xavier de Richemont, this 7,000-sq.-ft. projection with custom choreographed music in surround sound narrates the historical discovery, settlement and development of San Antonio and the United States.
This 24-minute journey is de Richemont’s first outdoor video art installation in the United States. His public installations can be seen in France, Germany, Spain, Morocco, Mexico and Canada.
Marise McDermott, President & CEO Witte Museum. “To change the tenor, shape and reality of the façade is amazing. To challenge the understanding of an iconic cathedral into a universe of art is breathtaking.”
Originally built between 1738 and 1755, San Fernando Cathedral is the oldest operating sanctuary in North America. It sits in Main Plaza, the heart of historic We went to see this show and couldn't believe it. This is the most Amazing event in San Antonio.
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at 9, 9:30 and 10 PM, weather permitting.
Here's what it is about:

“San Antonio|The Saga,” is a captivating video art installation on the magnificent façade of San Fernando Cathedral.
Created by renowned French Artist, Xavier de Richemont, this 7,000-sq.-ft. projection with custom choreographed music in surround sound narrates the historical discovery, settlement and development of San Antonio and the United States.
This 24-minute journey is de Richemont’s first outdoor video art installation in the United States. His public installations can be seen in France, Germany, Spain, Morocco, Mexico and Canada.
Marise McDermott, President & CEO Witte Museum. “To change the tenor, shape and reality of the façade is amazing. To challenge the understanding of an iconic cathedral into a universe of art is breathtaking.”
Originally built between 1738 and 1755, San Fernando Cathedral is the oldest operating sanctuary in North America. It sits in Main Plaza, the heart of historic San Antonio. Main Plaza is one of only four colonial plazas left in the United States, and the only one with a cathedral.

About the Artist

Xavier de Richemont is a French painter born in 1959 in Algeria. He currently lives and works in Paris, France. Xavier works in traits and lyrical movements, working on the slow mixing and abstraction congruent with narration and music which is projected in each video.


PARKING

Free weekend parking is available for Main Plaza visitors at one of two Frost Bank street-level parking lots Friday nights 6 p.m. to midnight and Saturdays & Sundays 8 a.m. to midnight. Downtown Tuesday offers Free parking at city-operated parking garages, parking lots and parking meters from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
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