Tuesday, October 13, 2015

It's The Sixth Anniversary of Bob Dylan's WTF Christmas Album

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 1:07 PM

Bob Dylan, no stranger to reinvention, (read: natural evolution that gets largely over-evaluated and blown way out of proportion by career-academics and pseudo-bohemian music critics) released maybe the most unexpected album of his career six years ago today. To be clear, Dylan, like any artist, can do whatever the...

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What Else Is New? Spurs Top ESPN's Ultimate Standings for the Second Consecutive Year

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 12:29 PM

Another day, another confirmation of the Spurs' spot as the gold standard in professional sports. Yawn. For the second straight year, the San Antonio Spurs topped ESPN’s Ultimate Standings, an aggregate ranking of every major basketball, football, baseball and hockey franchise franchise in the United States in Canada. In...

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Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum Puts out Call for National, International Artists

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 8:56 AM

The Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum has put out a call for national and international artists. Last year, nearly 400 artists applied for Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum's open call. Two group shows — Everyday is Ordinary and Transmission — were curated from the hundreds of applications, along with...

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Man Who Ambushed, Killed Cop May Be Second Texan Sentenced to Death in 2015

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 7:22 AM

A man convicted of shooting a Bexar County Sheriff's Department sergeant 26 times in 2011 may be the second Texan to be sentenced to death this year. A jury convicted Mark Anthony Gonzales Monday afternoon on a charge of capital murder. Gonzales killed Sgt. Kenneth Vann on May 28,...

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Monday, October 12, 2015

Game Night To Benefit Battered Women and Children's Shelter

Posted By on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 4:09 PM

Feeling the itch for some good-natured bickering over Settlers of Catan? Here’s your chance that also supports a worthy cause. The Graduate Student Association of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio will host a game night fundraiser for the San Antonio Battered Women’s and Children’s Shelter on Tuesday,...

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4 Viewing Parties for Tuesday's Democratic Debate

Posted By and on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 3:37 PM

We won't tell you who to vote for, but we will let you know where the best viewing parties are in town. Go listen to some mad stumping between Hillary "More Like Chillary" Clinton (she'll be in SA this Thursday, by the way), Bernie "Feel The Bern" Sanders, and...

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5 Shows to See This Week

Posted By on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 3:13 PM

Monday, October 12 The 24th Street Wailers Non-Canadians pay attention: jump blues band The 24th Street Wailers have been nominated for our northern neighbors' highest honor, the Juno Award, for their newest effort Wicked. $10, 7:30pm, Sam's Burger Joint, 330 E. Grayson St., (210) 223-2830 Tuesday, October...

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Jason Dady Hosts Lobster Week

Posted By on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 2:04 PM

It's time for a simple quiz.  Do you like lobster? A. Yes, of course. B. Only with ever meal. C. Never had it. D. Nah, it's a sea spider. Do you enjoy Jason Dady's restaurants? A. Yes. B. No. C. I've got the Insignia Burger tattooed on my chest....

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The Last Days of Tony Kings: An American Story

Posted By on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 1:04 PM

SPONSORED The Last Days of Tony Kings: An American Story is first and foremost a love story. Readers who are seeking a tale of passion, action, adventure, and culture will be sure to find it within the pages of this book. Our main character is former Vietnam Veteran, Antonio Reyes,...

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Musings From ACL Sunday

Posted By on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 12:31 PM

4:30pm The Decemberists At first, it seemed clear that this band was in Iron and Wine's current aural pocket, as if Sam Beam had an entirely different voice. The instruments are the same. The elements, the vibe. It's sweeping folk rock and its appeal is more than understandable for...

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