Arts Stories & Interviews

Not for Everybody: San Antonio artist Ursula Zavala comes into her own

Zavala opened Not For You Gallery at the Blue Star Arts Complex last year with her partner, Edward Perez.

By Bryan Rindfuss

Creativity was discouraged in the conservative, religious household Ursula Zavala grew up in on San Antonio's South Side. Her parents tried to steer her toward a practical career as a doctor or lawyer, but Zavala was more interested in finding her way in the less-tangible realm of art...

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22 water parks in driving distance of San Antonio that are perfect for summer fun

Summer's the time to get wet, but that doesn't mean you have to leg it all the way to the coast. Not…

By San Antonio Current Staff

White Water Bay at Six Flags Fiesta Texas
17000 W I-10, (210) 697-5050, sixflags.com/fiestatexas
For double the fun, you’ll thank yourself for hitting up Fiesta Texas. Have your fun on the regular coasters at night when it’s slightly cooler, but first beat the heat at White Water Bay. There’s a variety of water rides and attractions, such as the Bahama Blaster, Bermuda Triangle, Big Bender and more! Of course, you can’t forget about the Texas-shaped pool, nicknamed the Lone Star Lagoon, and the massive Tornado. Seriously, you’ll be sorry if you don’t stop by before summer ends.
Photo via Instagram / sixflagsfiestatexas
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20 gorgeous San Antonio hotel pools you totally shouldn't sneak into

San Antonio has plenty of public pools to enjoy, but sometimes you're looking for something a more ... ahem ... exclusive. Luckily,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Thompson San Antonio – Riverwalk
115 Lexington Ave., (210) 876-1234, thompsonhotels.com
The Thompson San Antonio – Riverwalk’s 2,000 square foot swimming pool isn’t just gorgeous — it’s exclusive. Available only to hotel guests and residents of The Arts Residences, the fourth-floor Cenote Pool Deck features panoramic views of downtown San Antonio, luxury cabanas, live performances and dedicated VIP services in addition to the pool itself. 
Photo via Instagram / thompsonsanantonio
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Everything we saw as drag star Kornbread 'The Snack' Jeté worked it Thursday night in San Antonio

RuPaul's Drag Race season 14 alum Kornbread 'The Snack' Jeté pulled out all the stops during a Thursday night show at the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as drag star Kornbread 'The Snack' Jeté worked it Thursday night in San Antonio
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30 amazing San Antonio tattoo artists you should be following on Instagram

San Antonio is a tattooed town. People here love their ink, and they're willing to seek out creative and skilled artists to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

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Photo via Instagram / kelleytattoo
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