Saturday, February 13, 2016

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at a Texas ranch today

Posted By on Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 4:28 PM

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was reportedly found dead at a ranch in Texas today. According to news reports, he had arrived at Cibolo Creek Ranch in Big Bend, not far from Marfa, on Friday. This morning, he did not show up for breakfast, and when somebody was sent...

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Hangover Fest Announces Second Lineup of Bands, Gets Love From Brooklyn Vegan

Posted By on Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 1:15 PM

The second group of bands have been announced for this year's Burger Hangover Fest! The Spits, Bleached, Cosmonauts, Hinds, Tracy Bryant, Gymshorts, Death Valley Girls, The Lemons, Feels, Adult Books, The Abjects, and Plastic Pinks are the newest additions to the fuzz-soaked festival put together by Lone Star Beer,...

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Contemporary Art Month Cancels Perennial After Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Withdraws as Host

Posted By on Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 9:22 AM

The 2016 CAM Perennial is no more.  On Thursday, news broke that the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center decided it wouldn't host the 5th edition of the all-female CAM Perennial because no Latina artist was included. "The lack of diversity in this year’s group of artists, specifically the lack of representation...

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Friday, February 12, 2016

The Winning Poster Design for the 2016 Tejano Conjunto Festival Has Been Chosen

Posted By on Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 4:55 PM

Virgen de Guadalupe, with vivid vibrancy and depth, is imagined as a symbol of music, including hair that transforms into an ornate acoustic guitar and both hands strapped onto a accordion, as if she was busting out a traditional spanish song. Even though there're no musical notes on the lyrical...

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NBA Creates Custom Emojis for Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge

Posted By on Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 3:38 PM

The ever-expanding suite of emojis (or is the plural just emoji?) now features a couple of Spurs-centric symbols we didn't know we needed, but will soon become go-to resources for Spurs fans. The NBA unveiled custom emojis for each of the players in this weekend's All-Star game. That includes Spurs...

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Retama Park to Host the Ziegenbock Festival, Rodney Atkins to Headline

Posted By on Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 3:08 PM

Taking place at Retama Park, the racetrack where horses spend their glory days until they're sent to the glue factory, is the inaugural edition of the Ziegenbock festival on March 12 at 3pm.  The headliner for the jamboree is award-winning good ol' boy Rodney Atkins, who happens to possess a...

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SA Filmmakers Submit Your Short Films for World Street Cinema Festival Now

Posted By on Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 1:14 PM

2016 marks the 100th year of outdoor film screenings. In celebration, local outdoor film buffs Slab Cinema will be joining together with La Villita to provide San Antonio with the World Street Cinema Festival. The annual film fest has been through 60 European cities and will make its first...

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Ted Cruz's Campaign Drops Ad Featuring a Softcore Porn Actress

Posted By on Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 12:34 PM

In the age of no-holds-barred politics, few topics are too taboo to include in an attack ad. But find out an actress with one line in such an ad has a background in softcore porn? That's apparently a bridge too far. That's the political calculus that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's...

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The Lady in the Van is Supes British

Posted By on Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 12:00 PM

In the spirit of opportunistic tomfoolery – the brash, narcotic showmanship of Donald Trump who, make no mistake about it, is an intelligent American capitalist, or the sheer breadth of presence of Kim Kardashian, a beautiful woman and completely useless  – this piece is written. In the spirit of...

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The 18th Annual United San Antonio Pow Wow Is This Weekend

Posted By on Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 11:56 AM

The United San Antonio Pow Wow kicks off for two days this weekend, and hosted by USAPW, inc. and the American Indians In Texas At The Spanish Colonial Missions. For the 18th year in a row, the Pow Wow is dedicated to promoting the history and culture of America's...

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