Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Transmission and Paper Tiger Bring Mark Kozelek To Southwest School Of Art

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 5:27 PM

The power couple of Transmission Events and Paper Tiger just announced that Mark Kozelek of Sun Kil Moon will play the Coates Chapel at the Southwest School of Art on Thursday, November 19. Kudos to the venue and production company for placing Kozelek in the chapel, where his odd American...

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Library To Host Pride Month Panel Tonight

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 4:02 PM

The San Antonio Public Library will hold its annual Come OUT panel tonight to kick off its Pride Month events. The informal panel will feature members of the LGBTQ arts community, including Jenn Alva of Girl in a Coma, Jade Esteban Estrada, Dino Foxx, Saakred and Tencha La Jefa....

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SA Legislator Who Fought For Veteran Rights Won't Seek Re-Election

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 3:30 PM

A Vietnam Veteran who has served in the Texas House since 2007 won another battle before announcing that he won't seek re-election. Farias was key in forcing a May 24 bi-partisan compromise over a bill that would have scaled back a program that provides tuition exemptions to Veterans. In an...

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San Anto Bars Get Charitable with Negroni Week

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 3:30 PM

The third annual Negroni Week, presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari, kicked off Monday, June 1 and runs through Sunday, June 7. Participating bars, 15 in SA, will serve classic and in-house variations of the Negroni cocktail, originally made using gin, sweet vermouth and bitters, and donate a portion...

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SA Food Pics: Unbeatable Burgers and Lustful Lunches

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 3:23 PM

This week on SA Food Pics we have a good spread of all types of eats for all types of cravings you might be feeling at the moment. First up we have a Sunrise Burger from Top Golf (5539 N. Loop 1604 W.), then a feast of brisket and...

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New School Assessment Scale Fails With SA Teachers

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 3:13 PM

The state Legislature approved a new ratings system for Texas public schools over the weekend that’s drawn the ire of San Antonio teachers’ associations. House Bill 2804 will assess schools on an A-F scale, with ‘D’ and ‘F’ constituting failing grades. If Gov. Greg Abbott signs the bill into...

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South Texas Sees State's Largest Casino Crackdown

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 1:52 PM

There’s big trouble in a tiny South Texas town. The San Antonio Express-News reports that federal, state and local law enforcement raided over a dozen illegal casinos yesterday in Falfurrias, a small town about 160 miles south of San Antonio. The raid was Texas’ largest ever casino crackdown. Law...

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The Daughters Of The Republic Of Texas Left Out Of New Alamo Advisory Board

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 12:10 PM

A bill meant to better preserve the Alamo is on its way to Governor Greg Abbott's desk for a signature. The new law means the Texas General Land Office will enter into an agreement with the City of San Antonio to coordinate planning and development of improvements to the...

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Nina Diaz Shares New Song 'Fall In Love'

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 10:42 AM

Yesterday, Nina Diaz shared her new song "Fall in Love" through Dr. Pepper Music. Her first taste of studio-recorded work since releasing a dance cut in 2014 with Tiesto, "Fall in Love" is much more in the world of rock 'n' roll. With a Bell & Sebastian rhythm, horns, a...

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SA Mayoral Race Gets Personal As Runoff Nears

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 9:37 AM

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a tight political race is turning ugly down the stretch. A shocker, I know. This one happens to be for San Antonio’s highest local office, as Mayor Ivy Taylor and former State Senator Leticia Van de Putte make their final pitches...

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