Monday, March 27, 2017

David Blaine Is Coming to San Antonio

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 3:37 PM

If you remember watching television in the '90s then you probably remember David Blaine’s captivating network debut special David Blaine: Street Magic. which aired on NBC in 1997. Throughout the special, Blaine travels to a few cities and performs for downtown pedestrians who either are shocked and amazed by...

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Voting Ends this Week for Best of San Antonio 2017

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:21 AM

There are only a handful of days left to get your votes in for Best of San Antonio 2017. If you haven't already voted for the best tattoo shop, the best menudo or best micheladas in town, head over to the Best of San Antonio voting page and lock in...

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Detox and Vicky Vox: Two Drag Stars for the Price of One

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Beyond serving up two drag stars for the price of one, Rey Lopez Entertainment’s latest extravaganza boasts unusual potential in that both Detox (last name: Icunt) and Vicky Vox have the chops to go beyond lip-synching and sing with highly amusing results. Since meeting in Los Angeles and forming...

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Brings Its Eclectic Repertoire to the Tobin

Posted By on Sun, Mar 26, 2017 at 5:00 AM

In 1958, Alvin Ailey launched his company with the goal of providing more opportunities to black talent, but he soon opened up the troupe to dancers of all racial backgrounds, continuing to promote diversity while casting based only on talent. This diversity was also extended to dance styles —...

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Síclovía Celebrates World Heritage with a Sunday Ride Through Southtown to the Missions

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 6:00 AM

In a modern world dominated by screens and smartphones, events like Síclovía are a refreshing, energizing and fun way for the entire family to sign-off, unplug and adventure around designated car-free San Antonio streets on bikes, skates or in running shoes. The cycle-centric concept Siclovía (Spanish for “cycleway”) has...

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

The New York Times' '36 Hours in SA' Was Pretty Spot On

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 11:06 AM

The New York Times' published an article titled "36 Hours in San Antonio" early Thursday morning and it was actually a pretty a solid list of places to eat, drink and hang out in the Alamo City. The Times' suggests travelers stop by the River Walk on their first day in...

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Drag and Burlesque Performers Unite to Support Pride Center at the Emerald Ball

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 9:30 AM

From its earliest stages as a group of concerned citizens (2009) to the development of a board (2011) and the opening of administrative offices on East Mistletoe (2014), the nonprofit Pride Center San Antonio (aka The Center) has dedicated itself to supporting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and...

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The Spurs Kick Off the Week with a Monday Matchup Against the Cleveland Cavaliers

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 9:00 AM

It’s been a tough March for the Cleveland Cavaliers, with a slew of injuries affecting key players including Kevin Love, Kyle Korver and Andrew Bogut, who was released after seeing less than a minute on the court before suffering a broken leg. San Antonio is no stranger to injury...

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Artist Benjamin McVey Invites the Community into his ‘Open’ Studio

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 7:45 AM

A Houston native who earned a BFA in communication design from Texas State University in 1995 and an MFA in studio art from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2012, artist Benjamin McVey set up shop in Artpace’s Main Space in late January and will remain there...

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Local Synthpop Duo Hyperbubble Celebrates 20 Years of Crafting 'Pretty Plastic'

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 6:00 AM

Quite possibly Contemporary Art Month’s wackiest offering, “Pretty Plastic” celebrates two decades of the ever-playful, retro-futuristic stylings of Hyperbubble — a local synthpop act comprised of married couple Jess and Jeff DeCuir. Art scene fixtures who’ve performed at Luminaria, the McNay, SAMA and Blue Star, Jess (vocals, theremin, keyboards)...

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