Tuesday, May 30, 2017

What San Antonio Writers Are Reading This Season

Posted By on Tue, May 30, 2017 at 6:30 AM

On the beach or on a bench, the Texas heat is best perhaps beat with a cool read. With this in mind, we asked some of San Antonio’s most prominent literary figures what they will be reading this summer.  Current Poet Laureate Jenny Browne plans to read a mix...

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Monday, May 29, 2017

9 Exhibitions to See in San Antonio This Summer

Posted By on Mon, May 29, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Whether your artistic palate rests in painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography or all of the above, San Antonio’s museums and art spaces are sure to showcase something up your alley this summer. From conceptual installations to broad exhibitions addressing social issues, to ancient Asian artifacts, subject matter is as diverse...

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12 Watery Escapes to Keep You Cool this Summer

Posted By on Mon, May 29, 2017 at 5:30 AM

If you’re looking for that sweet spot this summer, somewhere between your impossible-to-touch steering wheel and the overly air-conditioned indoors, we’ve made a list of refreshing (read: water-y) activities and nearby destinations where you can splash around this summer. Some, like dipping into San Pedro Springs or drifting down...

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Friday, May 26, 2017

McNay Joins Blue Star Museums Program to Offer Free Admission to Military Families

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 1:31 PM

In an effort to welcome military families who have recently moved to the San Antonio area, the McNay Art Museum will join over 2,000 museums across the country in offering free admission to active duty military personnel. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, military members and their families can...

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A 'Gay Pride Flash Mob' is Throwing a Dance Party Across from Mayor Taylor's House Saturday

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 12:06 PM

This story originally appeared on our sister site, Out in SA. With the mayoral election just two weeks away, one local activist is inviting the LGBT and allied community to participate in a flash mob dance in Dignowity Park across the street from Mayor Ivy R. Taylor’s house. The May...

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Drag Queens Unite for Tuesday's Orange Is the New Black-themed Fundraiser

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 5:10 AM

It’s been credited with humanizing inmates (The Washington Post), igniting a TV revolution for women (New York Post) and even changing the way we talk about TV (Time) — and those are but a few of the notches on the belt of Jenji Kohan’s highly addictive Netflix series Orange Is the...

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Chicano Rappers Dem Ese Boyz Headline Sunday’s Latinos Unidos Block Party

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 5:00 AM

Denver-based Chicano rappers Dem Ese Boyz make their San Antonio debut on Memorial Day weekend as part of the fourth annual Latinos Unidos Block Party. The show is a Texas homecoming for brothers Mr. Bell County and Hi-Fidelity, who are featured prominently on the group’s solid first album, Never Left....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

For 'Crossing Borders' Exhibit, Clamp Light Gallery Needs Your Postcard Art

Posted By on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 4:23 PM

While we highly recommend you check out Clamp Light Gallery's current duo exhibit "Photographs and Facemasks" before May 31, there's other important news about the artist collective, gallery, and workspace.  Clamp Light—formed as "an organization of visual artists who have come together to support one another’s creative process, to...

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Bring an Open Mind and Embrace Your ‘Highest Good’ at Saturday’s Mystic Market

Posted By on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 5:22 AM

Billed as a “holistic fair with something for everyone,” Mystic Market promises to be a swell Saturday destination for new-age hippies, folks seeking natural/alternative paths to mental and physical wellness, and curious bystanders alike. Kicking off with a drum circle, the pop-up marketplace will feature intuitive and clairvoyant readings, Reiki...

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Drag Trio The Juniors to Host Screening of the Cult Classic ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Posted By on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 5:10 AM

From its big red lips and ripped fishnets to its Frankenstein-inspired plot and rock opera soundtrack crawling with earworms, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is the ultimate cult classic and — thanks to the fact that it’s still in “limited release” — boasts the longest theatrical run in cinema history....

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