Monday, May 23, 2016

Guess Who Megachurch Pastor John Hagee Is Going to Vote For

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 5:41 PM

What better way is there for San Antonio megachurch Pastor John Hagee to usher in the apocalypse than to urge is followers to vote for Donald Trump, a New York City real estate mogul bent on "making America great again." Hagee never says The Donald's name, but as the pastor...

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Local Music Week 2016 Starts June 12

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 4:33 PM

The seventh annual celebration of local bands and venues will take place from Sunday, June 12 to Saturday June 18 in concert settings across the city. In an effort to promote local bands as well as the growing number of bars and businesses that host them, the organizers have...

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5 Shows to See This Week

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 2:22 PM

Monday, May 23 Arabrot, The Grasshopper Lies Heavy and Encrypted Soak in a sauna of crushing sound – scalding, roaring rock – with these eardrum pounding noise fanatics. $8, 6pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary's St. Monday, May 23 Peter Frampton From grade school with Bowie through...

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Reps. Castro, Bernal to Speak at Celebration for San Antonio Sound Garden, a New Arts Collective

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 11:48 AM

Update: Please be advised this is a members-only event. Yearly membership to SASG is $50 and includes access to all rooftop parties, in-studio concerts and professional workshops with the music industry. You can sign up here, or at the door the day of the event. Or contact Community Outreach...

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Sichan Siv, Former U.N. Ambassador and Cambodian Genocide Survivor, to Give Free Talk in SA

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 11:39 AM

It's easy to get stressed about a malfunctioning Snapchat filter or filled up DVR. But when such inconveniences totally ruin our day, perhaps it's time to remind ourselves what true challenges look like. Such an opportunity exists on Tuesday, May 24 at the Mission Branch Library (3134 Roosevelt Ave.), when Sichan...

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Unsurprisingly, A Proposed Mexican-American Studies Textbook Attempts to Whitewash History

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 10:49 AM

The Texas State Board of Education is a magical place where facts have little meaning. Who needs 'em in a fantasy world dominated by conservative ideology and Christianity? Facts have no place in education in this world. However, in the real world, where historians and academics have dutifully recorded history...

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10 Free Events Happening This Week

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 9:43 AM

Reading with Ana Castillo  Tue 5/24 Join Xicana feminist, novelist, poet, short story writer, essayist, playwright, mother and activist, Ana Castillo, for a reading from her new memoir Black Dove. Black Dove takes an honest look into Castillo's life as a daughter of immigrants in Chicago and as...

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Friday, May 20, 2016

The San Antonio Crab Shack Opens for Lunch This Weekend

Posted By on Fri, May 20, 2016 at 5:31 PM

Rittiman Park Business Center's got a new seafood-centric tenant. As of a month ago, The San Antonio Crab Shack (4413 Rittiman Road, 210-504-7227) joined the shopping center with a menu of crab legs, shrimp and crawfish boils.  Platters range from the "Florida" with snow crab legs, 1/4 pound of...

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You Go Do Something that You Want to Do, Shipt Will Get the Groceries

Posted By on Fri, May 20, 2016 at 4:37 PM

Shipt is landing in San Antonio and launching an official partnership with H­E­B! That means that  you can get everything you love about H­E­B, delivered to your door (home, office, anywhere!) as soon as an hour after placing an order. Out of this world, right?! Shipt saves time and headspace...

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Bonehead Quote of the Week: Just Send the Governor to the Moon, Already

Posted By on Fri, May 20, 2016 at 4:00 PM

The only thing off-track in a tweet by Texas Governor Greg Abbott this week is his logic. Abbott was responding to a move by President Barack Obama's administration that provided guidance to school districts concerning transgender students and how Title IX protects those students. The administration told schools...

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