Friday, April 24, 2015

Immigration On Stage: Play Educates Youngsters On Serious Topic

Posted By on Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 3:20 PM

Summer's right around the corner and if you've got kids or are entrusted with finding stuff for your nieces and nephews, the spot San Antonio Current readers just picked as one of the top children's attractions in the city has got something for you. Bonus points if you were...

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Donella Drive Releases New EP 'Anomalous' Tonight At Hi-Tones

Posted By on Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 12:37 PM

On their second EP Anomalous, Donella Drive takes the road less traveled with pure, unbridled rock ‘n’ roll. The raw power of Ella Macias’ anything-but-dulcet vocals, backed by the Andrew Salazar’s funky bass, Aidan Escalante’s face melting guitar riffs and Colt Wrangler Lyons vein-popping drumming gives the band their...

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10 Shows To See This Weekend

Posted By on Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 12:35 PM

Thursday, April 23 Digital Underground Though it’s best remembered for its 1990 goofy gag of a party tune, “Humpty Dance,” Oakland’s Digital Underground has had a momentous impact on hip-hop. On the 1990 single “Same Song,” Digital Underground gave Tupac the mic for his debut, passing the baton to...

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 2:58 PM

Thu 4/23 – Sun 4/26 A Night in Pinche San Antonio Do you have a love/hate relationship with all things Fiesta? Is maddening traffic and getting beer poured over your head at NIOSA not your idea of a fun night out, but Selena music, funnel cakes and drunk girls...

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PETA To Fly Over Battle Of Flowers Parade To Protest SeaWorld

Posted By on Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 2:49 PM

If by chance you look up to the sky during the Battle of Flowers Parade tomorrow, you might see a plane carrying a massive banner that will say "Captivity: No Fiesta 4 Orcas #SeaWorldSucks." The message will be brought to Fiesta revelers by People for the Ethical Treatment of...

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San Antonio May Require Pet Owners To Microchip Cats And Dogs

Posted By on Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 2:11 PM

Next Thursday, San Antonio City Council will vote on a proposal to require owners of cats and dogs to obtain microchip implants. Right now, all pet owners need to do is obtain a metal license tag showing the animal has been vaccinated for rabies and pay a fee. The...

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SA Activist Group Accuses Joaquin Castro Of Being A "Sell Out"

Posted By on Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 10:55 AM

Is SA's own Joaquin Castro a "sell out" to liberal causes? That's at least how one leading San Anto activist is labeling the Texas congressman, whose twin brother Julián is the city's former mayor and now serves in President Obama's cabinet as housing secretary. The Southwest Workers Union is...

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Mayor Ivy Taylor Apologizes For Calling The NDO A 'Political Stunt'

Posted By on Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 5:45 PM

Mayor Ivy Taylor apologized today for calling San Antonio's non-discrimination act, which was amended to include protections for gender identity and sexual orientation, a political stunt. She made the comments during a KLRN Mayoral Candidate Forum, prompting State Rep. Diego Bernal, who was pivotal in creating the NDO, to tell...

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The Lone Star State Is Running Out Of Its Killing Drugs

Posted By on Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 2:54 PM

Texas has already executed six people this year (three from Bexar County), but they're running out of their killing drugs. While the Texas Department of Criminal Justice faces a shortage of the drug used for lethal injection, pentobarbital, it's determined to continue with scheduled executions. In a report by...

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Equality Texas Calls For Better Enforcement Of SA's NDO

Posted By on Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 12:13 PM

With city elections fast approaching, Equality Texas is making clear what the next administration needs to do to improve the city's non-discrimination ordinance that was amended to include protections for the LGBT community. San Antonio's mayor and city council need to eliminate what they say are roadblocks that hinder...

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