Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Get Your Maverick Music Festival Tickets at a Discounted Rate Friday

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 7:01 PM

The annual festival that brings an impressive roster of heavy-hitters to our fair and humble metropolis will be selling discounted tickets on Black Friday. That means on Thursday you gotta let your people know that they can knock out their gift for you in one fell swoop by visiting

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10 Shows to See This Weekend

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 5:59 PM

Thursday, November 26 Thurzgayz Thanksgiving Dance Party with VJ Glitoris Dance off the turkey with the fabulous indie and dance musical stylings of one of the best-named DJs in the gay-m. Free, 10pm, Brass Monkey, 2702 N St. Mary's St, (210) 480- 4722 Friday, November 27 Fall Fall Fall Fest...

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UTSA Associate Professor Talks Contemporary Chinese Culture and '28 Chinese'

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 5:13 PM

While working on the delightfully tall task of trying to fit the nuances of San Antonio Museum of Art’s brilliant and massive 28 Chinese exhibit into a few pages of print, I had the chance to interview quite a few individuals with important perspectives. But, none were quite as...

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10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 4:52 PM

Fri 11/27 Cheap Trick How good is Cheap Trick live? Consider the live audience at Budokan arena in Tokyo, recorded for the gold-selling single “I Want You to Want Me,” who not only lose it big-time over a song that wouldn't successfully burn itself into the public consciousness until...

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Feds: Texas Can't Block Syrian Refugees

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 4:34 PM

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, along with governors from dozens of other states, has said he would not allow Syrian refugees to be resettled in Texas. But a letter from the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement claims that Abbott doesn't have the power to make that call, according to the Houston...

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Spanish Company Building Vista Ridge Pipeline Starts Pre-Bankruptcy Proceedings

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 11:48 AM

Not even a week after City Council voted to approve a San Antonio Water System rate increase that would help pay for the 142-mile Vista Ridge Pipeline, among other projects, the energy company that's building the infrastructure initiated pre-bankruptcy proceedings. Reuters reports that Abengoa made the move after an investor...

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Animal Care Services Will Offer Black Friday Adoption Deals This Weekend

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 11:44 AM

For those of you courageous enough (is that the best word? I suppose I could think of some others) to brave the Black Friday crowds this week, you’re sure to come back with great deals on all manner of consumer goods. But if that 86-inch television you bought for $5.95...

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Humans of San Antonio Starts Kickstarter Campaign to Publish Book

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 10:54 AM

Humans of San Antonio could finally make the jump from social media to print. From 2012 to 2016, photojournalist Michael Cirlos has been combining photography and story telling to chronicle Downtown's diversity, history and individuality. The book would be 224 pages with more than 300 photos covering four years....

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Here's Your Holiday Travel Forecast

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 10:04 AM

Texas Thanksgiving travelers take note, there could be stormy weather through large swaths of the Lone Star State. According to the kind folks who spend 24 hours a day watching weather, a storm system may move in Thanksgiving night through Saturday night. If you're heading north toward the Panhandle, watch...

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Texas Tries to Delay Immigration Appeal

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 8:03 AM

After the federal government filed an appeal to the Supreme Court over two of President Barack Obama's executive immigration actions, Texas sought a 30-day extension to file its brief in the case. Yesterday, the federal government shot back, asking the court to reject the extension, the Texas Tribune reports.  There's...

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