Tuesday, September 25, 2018

British Touring Theatre Troupe Brings Hamlet to Life at UTSA Recital Hall

Posted By on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 12:44 PM

Representing such prestigious institutions as the Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare’s Globe and the Royal National Theatre of Great Britain, Actors From the London Stage (AFTLS) is both a long-running touring troupe and an “intensive residency program” that champions, explores and unpacks the Bard’s work via readings, workshops and performances....

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McNay Hosting Gallery Talk on Legacy of Late San Antonio Artist Mel Casas

Posted By on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 12:12 PM

As a supplement to the small but splendid ongoing exhibition “Mel Casas: Human” — showing at the McNay until January 6, 2019 – and as something of an unofficial warmup for “American History Does Not Begin with the White Man” (which opens at 6pm on Saturday at Bihl Haus...

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Catch a Free Screening of The Battle of Algiers, Considered One of the Most Important Political Films

Posted By on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 11:59 AM

Situated on the Mediterranean coast, the North African country of Algeria boasts a rich and complex history that encompasses ancient dynasties, pirate raids, slave trading and Spanish and French occupations. In 1830, the territory was captured by France, which killed hundreds of thousands of indigenous Algerians during colonization. In...

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Popular Broadway Hit Wicked Comes to San Antonio for Three-Week Stop at Majestic Theatre

Posted By on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 11:34 AM

It ain’t easy being green – that’s the gimmick, in a sense, behind the blockbuster musical re-telling of The Wizard of Oz, one that refracts L. Frank Baum’s world through the sensibility of the green among us. Adapted from Gregory Maguire’s novel, Wicked features a tuneful – and dare...

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Monday, September 24, 2018

LaMarcus Aldridge Says the Spurs Are 'Very Talented,' Even Better Than Last Year

Posted By on Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 12:35 PM

During Monday's media day, returning Spur LaMarcus Aldridge had lots to say about the upcoming season. Aldridge, one of the Spurs' leaders alongside veteran Patty Mills, said last season was a "transition year" and that he's excited about the team this go-around. Aldridge said the franchise is "happy to turn...

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Kawhi Leonard Says He Has No Regrets About His Last Season in San Antonio

Posted By on Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 12:33 PM

During a media day for the Toronto Raptors, former Spur Kawhi Leonard had a few words to say about his time in San Antonio. Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio Express-News was at the team's media day, and didn't let Leonard's drama with the Spurs go unmentioned. Orsborn asked Leonard...

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Smithsonian Magazine Offering Free Admission to San Antonio Museums on Saturday

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 8:10 AM

Although the cost of admission to San Antonio’s handful of museums is pretty much on par with national standards — hovering somewhere between $8 and $20 for adults, often depending on the variable of touring exhibitions — the whole concept of purchasing a ticket these days can be a...

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Texas Girl's Mama Coco Costume Is Probably the Most Adorable Thing You'll See All Day

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 11:39 AM

Pictures of a Houston girl's Coco costume are making everyone on the internet get in their feelings. Khloe may be just 5 years old, but she has the spirit of an abuela, a Coco to be more exact. Her mother, Noraelia Rodriguez, said she was feeling down about her boss...

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New Briscoe Exhibition Lets You View Stereographs of Historic San Antonio

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 10:02 AM

In our day and age, stereographs are most often spotted at antique stores or flea markets, but they were once widespread collectibles that offered viewers easy escapes long before the arrival of movies and television. Arriving on the scene in the 1800s, when practical photography was still in its...

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Get Spiritual, Diverge from the Norm and Celebrate Pagan Pride Day in San Antonio

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 9:49 AM

Pagans and those with an interest in paganism, or traditional, earthy spiritual modalities in general, will converge on a mall (of all places) this weekend for a festival that celebrates the rather amorphous set of traditions that fall under the banner of paganism. While sometimes defined as “religious beliefs...

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