Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Three’s Company: Artpace Residents Ana Fernandez, Alice Khalilova and Clifford Owens Find a Winning Dynamic While Creating Wildly Different Work

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM

In the last few years, Artpace has tweaked its programming in an effort to redefine its purpose as an approachable contemporary art space that’s free and open to everyone. The local institution recently expanded its visiting hours from five to seven days a week and rebooted Artist Welcome Potlucks,...

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Fifteen Years After Being Discovered by Carlos Mencia, Brad Williams Brings Comedy Act to San Antonio

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 8:42 AM

Here’s something you don’t read every day: A story about oft-alleged joke thief Carlos Mencia helping a young comic. Brad Williams, 19 at the time, was in the audience at a Mencia show when the consistently controversial stand-up started cracking jokes about dwarves, reportedly making those sitting near Williams...

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San Antonio's Poets, Artists Team Together for '30 Poems for the Tricentennial' Exhibition

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 8:30 AM

In one of the coolest Tricentennial projects to date, Gemini Ink and the San Antonio Department Of Arts and Culture have teamed up to offer a special, inter-arts look at our city’s history and culture. Earlier in the year, poets were invited to submit a poem that fit thematically...

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McNay Art Museum Hosting Lecture with Founding Member of Feminist Collective Guerrilla Girls

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 7:30 AM

“Creative complaining” may be a signature term for the Guerrilla Girls, but it doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of the feminist/activist collective’s accomplishments. Born out of outrage at the 1984 Museum of Modern Art exhibition “An International Survey of Painting and Sculpture” (which featured 169 artists, only...

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Savage Love: Bound and Gagging

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 6:33 AM

Q: I’ve always wanted to tie girls up, but I can never convince a woman to let me. Lately, I’ve been exploring “bondage singles” sites online, but I’m totally new to this. How do I know which ones I can trust? There are hundreds of profiles, but it’s hard...

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Free Will Astrology (11/14/18-11/20/18)

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 6:00 AM

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Interior designer Dorothy Draper said she wished there were a single word that meant “exciting, frightfully important, irreplaceable, deeply satisfying, basic, and thrilling, all at once.” I wonder if such a word exists in the Chamicuro language spoken by a few Peruvians or the Sarsi...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

YouTube Stars The Hodgetwins Bring Ultra-conservative Act to Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Posted By on Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 2:53 PM

If ultra-conservative, African-American comedy duo the HodgeTwins (Keith and Kevin Hodge) wanted to monetize their right-wing ideals and love for President Donald Trump even more than they already have, they should trademark #MAGAAA (Make America Great Again and Again) as quickly as possible. Now that Democrats have taken back...

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Texas Public Radio Hosting Special Screening of 1961 Classic Breakfast at Tiffany's

Posted By on Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 2:46 PM

Stylish, mysterious and wild, the impeccably dressed mistress of reinvention known as Holly Golightly is Truman Capote’s most iconic gift to pop culture. Born Lulamae Barnes in rural Texas, Golightly’s easy to sum up (The Hollywood Reporter once pegged her as an “amoral socialite gold digger who charms and...

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Brave the Cold and Head Out to the Annual Hot Wells Harvest Feast

Posted By on Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 2:32 PM

Weather delays may have pushed this sixth annual Harvest Feast back to Mission County Park, but the most high-low event of the year is back with more chefs and more bites. The project first organized by chef Robbie Nowlin and artist Justin Parr outside the artist’s shipping container home...

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Fourth Installment of Hills Snyder's 'Altered States' Series Sets Up at Ruiz-Healy Art

Posted By on Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 2:26 PM

Hills Snyder, longtime arts lecturer at UTSA, former gallery director at Sala Diaz, artist, writer, curator, musician and so much more, is leaving San Antonio next year for Magdalena, New Mexico. He will be sorely missed in San Antonio’s arts and music communities, but before he goes he will...

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