How the Tobin Center was born
Heracles and me: Responding to an object in the SA Museum of Art’s Greek Collection 2011
SA Symphony, SLL: A delicate balance  Feb. 11, 2017
Photos of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
music, theatre, architecture, the city, etc. / san antonio / mike greenberg / diane windeler
Classic Theatre / The School for Scandal: Cultivating the grapevine Nov. 15, 2016
SA Symphony’s new music director: Sebastian Lang-Lessing seeks a sound, connects with local tradition Feb. 22, 2010
Morocco, 2013
SOLI Chamber Ensemble: In the Land of the Magic Flute Jan. 27, 2017 (At CVNA)
The veil
Studio theater
The ordered array of LED lights and the angled faces of the panels came late in the game. 
architecture & urbanism
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Sheldon Vexler Theatre / The Diary of Anne Frank: Life, and fear, in the attic  Oct. 25, 2016
Tobin Center in the final stretch: Musings on acoustics, the urban context and digital technology as a design tool May 15, 2014
Reviews by Diane Windeler
Lives of the sunflowers
CAT Productions, Classic Theatre / Marriage Play, by Edward Albee: Running on empty Oct. 11, 2016
A case for urban density, Part 1: Did we really ‘choose’ suburbia? August 8, 2014
Secrets of the veil: How to weave a mantilla
Sheldon Vexler Theatre / North Shore Fish, by Israel Horovitz: Packing it in Feb. 8, 2017
Bienvenido a San Antonio Exhibit at Urban-15 March, 2015
What’s where at  the Tobin:Interactive map with photos
A case for urban density, Part 2: The high costs of low density August 11, 20114
culture& ideas
Playhouse SA Cellar / Fool for Love, by Sam Shepard: Relationship? It’s complicated Jan. 18, 2017
SA Symphony 2016-17 season: Time to give Mozart his due Feb. 14, 2016
SA Symphony, G. Schwarz, J. Schwarz; Aeolus Quartet: Père, fils & American Romantics Jan. 28, 2017
The architecture of the Tobin Center for the Performing ArtsSeptember 14, 2014 
Review: In new downtown stage for the arts, design runs deep
Road trip, 2014
Front lobbies
Where we eat
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Men and their stories
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H-E-B Performance Hall
Chamber Orchestra SA, Opera SA; Olmos Ensemble: Filet of Wagner, and a messa di voce Feb. 18, 2017
incident light
‘We have to have a place of our own’: An account of an ugly incident in Chicago, 1975
SA Symphony, Jeremy Denk, Eric Gratz: Expected and unexpected treats  Feb. 4, 2017
Front facade (remnant of 1926 Municipal Auditorium)
Memo to COK: Thanks: Remembering the late editor and publisher July 11, 2013
How the Tobin Center was born