Monday, January 15, 2018

New Park Featuring Massive Pavilion, Education Center to Be Unveiled This Week

Posted By on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 4:31 PM

With a name that references its location at the meeting point of the San Antonio River and the San Pedro Creek, Confluence Park smartly rises from a city-owned lot formerly used to store construction vehicles. Commissioned by the San Antonio River Foundation (SARF) and designed by Lake | Flato...

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Neil deGrasse Tyson Wants You to Get Your Shit Together (Because the Universe Doesn’t Care About You)

Posted By on Sat, Jan 13, 2018 at 2:31 PM

Neil deGrasse Tyson is a blast of fresh and crisp air in the fetid stagnation of our historical/cultural moment. Tyson, who is a decorated, world-renowned astrophysicist, a prolific author (academic and general interest), the director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, a research associate with the Department of...

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Houston Astros Players Take Over Windcrest Whataburger

Posted By on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 1:43 PM

As part of the Houston Astros' Championship Trophy Tour, a few of the players decided to get some more face time with San Antonians. Pitcher Brad Peacock, third baseman J.D. Davis and relief pitcher James Hoyt all worked at a Whataburger in Windcrest on Thursday for a delightful surprise, according...

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'I'm Not Enjoying This': Gregg Popovich Says LaMarcus Aldridge Asked to be Traded During Offseason

Posted By on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:37 AM

Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich shared that power forward LaMarcus Aldridge asked to be traded this past summer, something he said has never happened to him before. Before the team's matchup against the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday night, Popovich shared the chisme with media outlets. "He said 'I'm not enjoying this....

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

James Avery Just Unveiled a San Antonio Charm

Posted By on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 4:04 PM

James Avery, the Texas-based jeweler known for its assortment of charms dedicated to Lone Star pride, just released a San Antonio charm that we bet all the local ladies will want. The Texas-shaped charm (naturally) features a star where San Antonio lies on the map and has the city's name...

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Creative Creatures Celebrates 4-Year Anniversary with Party at Brick

Posted By on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 2:22 PM

Last year was a big one for Creative Creatures — the multidisciplinary brainchild of married artists Karen and Eddy Rios. Launched in January 2014 as a venue-hopping, theme-changing event series aiming to fuse the art and music scenes of San Antonio and environs, the collaborative operation expanded in December with...

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Kickstarter Campaign Nearing Goal for Book Celebrating ‘Toilet Seat Artist’ Barney Smith

Posted By on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 10:19 PM

Barney Smith, the 96-year-old proprietor of San Antonio’s long-running Toilet Seat Art Museum, is admired worldwide, but most celebrated at home in Alamo Heights. Last Summer, Smith announced that the museum was up for sale. To this day, there has been no concrete offer for the collection, which currently...

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Gaming Community Takes Over San Antonio This Weekend with PAX South

Posted By on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 4:14 PM

Upon its debut in 2015, PAX South quickly rallied San Antonio’s ravenous gaming community, reportedly attracting “well into the tens of thousands.” Part of a family of gaming expos under the umbrella of Penny Arcade — an “online phenomenon” formed in 1998 by Jerry “Tycho” Holkins and Mike “Gabe” Krahulik —...

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"Waiting Garden" Exhibit Offers Space for Reflection, Meditation at Clamp Light Gallery

Posted By on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 1:11 PM

Known for boldly playful and nostalgic works populated by unicorns, kitty cats, rainbows and other hallmarks of childhood innocence, San Antonio-based artist Jen Frost Smith presents her “colorful paintings, funny drawings, assemblages and installation” as catalysts to conjure “good juju” and counteract “the harsh reality of the world.” Marking Frost...

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Playwright Jesus Alonzo Tackles Grief and Mourning in The After-Life

Posted By on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 4:24 AM

In The After-Life, playwright Jesus Alonzo explores the concept of loss. Directed by Jose DeHoyos and produced by Teatro Audaz, the play comprises five short stories and comes nearly nine years after his last work, Miss America: A Mexicanito Fairy’s Tale, was presented at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center....

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