Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Draft Gregg Popovich for President

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 12:47 PM

As 2016 presidential candidates drop like flies, perhaps the person best suited for the job is quite close to home. No, not either of the Castro twins. Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich.  That's a notion that Jason Gay, a sports writer for The Wall Street Journal, suggests in a column published...

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Deadpool Breaks Fourth Wall and Expectations

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 12:38 PM

Deadpool seems like the one comic book character that would be impossible to get right onscreen. Not only are the comics geared toward adults but they also take new approaches to story telling that seem too complicated for a film to pull off effectively. Fans have always wanted a film based on the...

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Maverick Music Festival Announces Second Wave of Headliners

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 11:34 AM

The San Antonio festival that last week announced the headliners of Public Enemy, the Flaming Lips, The Drums and The Church has just released their second list of bands to perform on the Maverick Main Stage. Reverend Horton Heat, Bright Light Social Hour, Young Fathers, Wild Child and Mother Falcon...

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The Third International Music Festival Will Feature 5 Free Performances

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 11:07 AM

Instead of taking the trip to exotic places around the globe, San Antonio's International Music Festival is bringing culturally diverse music to your backyard. Made possible by Musical Bridges Around the World, an organization that unites diverse musicians to culturally enrich SA and its youth, the five concerts will...

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Watch: Kawhi Leonard Hits Last-Second Go-Ahead Shot to Beat the Orlando Magic

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 9:39 AM

The Spurs needed all of the 98 points they scored in a Wednesday night win over the Orlando Magic. And the two that meant the most came just before the buzzer on a Kawhi Leonard jump shot. The Spurs trailed the Magic by 14 points during the fourth quarter, but...

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Police Arrested an Ex-Priest Accused of Murdering a Woman In 1960

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 8:16 AM

More than 50 years ago, 25-year-old Irene Garza's lifeless body was pulled from a Rio Grande Valley canal in McAllen. She'd been strangled.  Earlier this week, the longtime suspect in the murder, who is now an 83-year-old Arizona resident, John Feit, was indicted by a Hidalgo County grand jury and...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

CineFestival Announces Opening Night, Final Lineup

Posted By on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 4:01 PM

To celebrate the underrepresented Latino film industry, the 38th Annual CineFestival announces their final lineup, including their opening night special event. Taking place at the Guadalupe Theater, which also acts as a cultural and artistic hub, the festival, unique to San Antonio, will feature eight days of films – regional, national...

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Texas App Developer Creates "Uber for Friends"

Posted By on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 3:20 PM

You can use your phone to summon pretty much anything nowadays. If you can order a ride, a meal or a movie on-demand, then why not a friend?  That's what Ameego, an app from a Texas-born developer, aims to do. Clay Kohut, an app developer from Fort Worth, created Ameego, a...

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2 More Zika Virus Cases Confirmed in Bexar County

Posted By on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 2:53 PM

The Metropolitan Health District confirmed today that two more Bexar County residents had contracted the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne illness that's spreading rapidly through Central and South America. The two new cases are part of a batch of six people who travelled to regions afflicted with the virus, returned to...

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Get Your Valentine's Day Netflix Fix: Movies For Lovers Or Single Hopeless Romantics

Posted By on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 1:52 PM

In honor of the upcoming national day of love for loving lovers, the Current’s resident hopeless romantic has picked out five distinct movies available to stream on Netflix that are sure to get you in that special mood so you can perform that special groove. Watching any one of the films listed below...

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