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Throughout the 40 years that URBAN-15 has existed, it has gone through numerous changes to its aesthetic, its content, and its methods of presentation. However, it has always remained a group of enthusiastic performers fighting to present new, unique and…



URBAN-15 offers a number of free classes to young people and seniors in our community. Perhaps you are interested in joining one of our senior percussion ensembles? Or maybe your child is interested in dancing or drumming classes? Or how…


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While most people think of us solely for the performance ensemble Carnaval de San Anto, URBAN-15 is actually a lot more than that! Through CDSA, URBAN-15 performs music, movement, and media. Through Cultivation, URBAN-15 teaches music, movement, and media. Through…

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URBAN-15’s Birthday Block Party!

This summer, URBAN-15 turns 41!

Catherine Cisneros performs a dance as a celebration of the Summer Solstice in the lighted squares created by the artwork "Passing Light" by Christopher Janney in the long-term parking area of San Antonio International Airport on Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Cisneros is the artistic director the URBAN-15 dance and percussion group. The performance was dedicated to Pete McKinnon of the City of San Antonio Department of Community Initiatves, who died on Friday as a result of a motorcycle accident. BILLY CALZADA / gcalzada@express-news.net

Summer Solstice Performance

Join us June 21st at 2pm for a performance commemorating the longest day of the year.


Flambeau 2015

Did you miss the action? It’s okay!¬†Check out our gallery!   On Saturday, April 25th, URBAN-15’s Carnaval de San Anto ensemble took to the streets for its 28th consecutive Fiesta Flambeau. By now, CDSA is well known for its carnival…

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The Josiah Media Festival Returns!

The 9th-Annual Josiah Media Festival Premieres This September!

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Open Call: An Invitation to Join Us

Ever wanted to dance or drum with Carnaval de San Anto? NOW is your chance!

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