Thursday, January 19, 2017

Frida Kahlo-inspired Art Walk Comes to Wonderland of Americas Next Month

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 2:50 PM

It seems that San Antonio's love for Frida Kahlo is constantly growing, with events, restaurants and themed shows inspired by the artist popping up throughout the city year-round. Last July's Frida Festival, which featured Kahlo-influenced work by 30 artisans and vendors, filled Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex with admirers...

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Paramour's General Manager Is Pursuing New Adventures

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:22 PM

The most familiar face at Paramour will step down on January 31. Christopher Ware, general manager for downtown's first rooftop bar, responsible for designing and opening the cocktail spot in 2014, is moving on to new adventures per a press release sent out by the Paramour's public relations' firm on...

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Posted By on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 1:33 PM

Thu 1/19 “United We Are One” San Antonio hosts three large marches each year. The Martin Luther King Jr. March, International Women’s Day March, and the César Chávez March, all aimed at promoting social justice and fostering community, are major events for our city and important catalysts for discourse....

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Savage Love talks Risky Business

Posted By on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Q: I’ve never admitted this to anyone: The idea of committing suicide turns me on sexually. I recognize how crazy that is, and I want to emphasize that I’m not suicidal. I’m not depressed, I love living, and despite this sexual impulse, I don’t want to kill myself. I’m...

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Free Will Astrology (1/18/17-1/24/17)

Posted By on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 6:30 AM

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Are you more attracted to honing group dynamics or liberating group dynamics? Do you have more aptitude as a director who organizes people or as a sparkplug who inspires people? Would you rather be a Chief Executive officer or a Chief Imagination Officer? Questions like...

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Dueling Emotions in Sam Shepard’s Relentless Drama ‘Fool for Love’

Posted By on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 6:00 AM

In the midst of a passionate embrace, May knees Eddie in the groin. “I don’t understand my feelings,” says May, trapped in the tumult of fervent love and violent hate. For 15 years, the relationship between May and Eddie has been obsessive and ambivalent. The fact that they share...

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Barbershop Harmony Society Brings A Capella Stars to San Antonio

Posted By on Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 12:29 PM

Evidenced by the success of the Pitch Perfect movie franchise, the new Broadway musical In Transit, Texan pop quintet Pentatonix and reality competition shows like The Sing-Off and Pitch Slapped, a cappella is back with a vengeance. Few organizations are prouder of this resurgence than the Barbershop Harmony Society,...

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Experimental Troupe Pilobolus Turns Down the Lights for Dancing in ‘Shadowland’

Posted By on Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 11:06 AM

Amusingly named after a type of fungus that thrives in cow dung, Pilobolus sprouted from a dance composition class at Dartmouth College circa 1971. Founded by a motley crew of non-dancers that counted a cross-country skier, a fencer and a pole vaulter among its members, the company takes an...

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A Quick Tour of Artist Mark Hogensen’s ‘Construction Sights’

Posted By on Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 10:08 AM

Although “pen on paper” might not conjure thrilling possibilities, local artist Mark Hogensen has emerged as a champion of this basic medium while producing densely layered drawings celebrating equally basic subjects — namely tables, chairs and lumber. Born in Portland, Hogensen studied architecture at Oregon State University and later...

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Texas Medal of Arts Awards 2017 Honorees Announced

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 1:30 PM

The nonprofit Texas Cultural Trust has announced the 2017 honorees for the biennial Texas Medal of Arts Awards, to be held February 21-22 in Austin. The event honors Texans that have made significant contributions to the arts with the Stars of Texas Brunch at the Governor’s Mansion and a...

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