Friday, April 17, 2015

The Amp Room To Host Lip Sync Battle

Posted By on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 6:08 PM

A relative newcomer to the North Saint Mary’s Strip, The Amp Room is kicking off its own lip sync battle on Monday, April 20. Evoking the weird and wonderful shenanigans broadcasted on Spike TV’s Lip Sync Battle — a sight for sore eyes hosted by artistic savant LL Cool J...

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Our Favorite Fiesta Medals So Far

Posted By on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 5:12 PM

Fiesta medals: They're the San Antonio version of Pokemon — you have to get your hands on as many as possible every year, because Fiesta is nothing without its flair. Here's a look of some of our favorite medals from this year's crop. Want to add some of these trinkets to...

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Peep This Wild Live Video From SA's The Oblio's

Posted By on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 1:28 PM

In March, The Oblio's dropped a wild new video for "Kill or Be Killed," a tune off their debut split with The Bolos on Yippee Ki Yay. Out of the gate with a seething guitar solo, it's a two-chord trainwreck full of chiflado and fuzz. At these speeds, it's a minor...

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Lawsuit Alleges SAPD Officers Suffocated Man They Arrested

Posted By on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 12:51 PM

The wife and son of a man who died while in police custody a little more than two years ago filed a lawsuit against the city and eight San Antonio Police Department officers. Jesse Aguirre, 38, died in police custody on U.S. 90 after fleeing a one-vehicle wreck in...

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Hey Girl, There's Isn't A Chance You'll Run Into Ryan Gosling

Posted By on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 12:27 PM

Update: Friday, April 17, 2015 12:58 p.m.  So it turns out that Ryan Gosling is not gracing San Antonio with his presence. He was in Austin last night for a screening of his directorial debut "Lost River" at the Alamo Drafthouse, marking this the first time ever that an...

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Don Francisco And 'Sábado Gigante' To End 50-Year Run On TV

Posted By on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 11:23 AM

Hate him and his show or not, for millions of Latinos in the United States and millions more across Latin America, everybody knows Don Francisco and "Sábado Gigante." Hell, even non-Latinos are familiar with his face and have likely seen the show at some point or another. It's all...

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Federal Appeals Court Taking Up President's Immigration Orders Today

Posted By on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 10:16 AM

A dramatic debate entailing a lawsuit filed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott when he was attorney general for the state, a conservative federal judge in the Rio Grande Valley, 26 states and the fates of five million undocumented immigrants who would be eligible to stay in the country under...

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Is Alamo Colleges Trying To Address Student And Faculty Complaints?

Posted By on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 8:35 AM

Tension between Alamo Colleges faculty and students with the Board of Trustees and Chancellor Bruce Leslie is continuing to mount. Complaints range from plummeting morale, scarce administrative accountability and attempts to remove majors, according to staff, faculty and students who are unhappy. Last night, at an open forum, faculty...

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Your Uber And Lyft-less Fiesta Transportation Options

Posted By on Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 6:50 PM

With Uber gone Fiesta San Antonio Commission, Silver Eagle Distributors, the Valero Energy Foundation and Yellow Cab are partnering up to provide a safe ride-sharing alternative. As of now they do have have 2,000 $20 pre-paid taxi cards available at the Yellow Cab offices and at certain Fiesta events. Everyone...

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'Selena Quintanilla for MAC' Makeup Line In The Works?

Posted By on Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 3:11 PM

Remember our post on the potential 'Selena Quintanilla for MAC' collection in the works? (If not, read it here)  Just months ago, fans of the Selena came together and created an online petition on change.org to have MAC Cosmetics dedicate a limited edition collection to the late Tejano singer. ...

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