Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Donnell Rawlings Takes the Stage at Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Posted By on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 9:50 AM

To close out his 2010 comedy special From Ashy to Classy, Donnell Rawlings offers his own take on a time-honored tradition among African American comics: the “white voice.” Rawlings (Ashy Larry and many others on Chappelle’s Show and Day-Day Price on The Wire) gets a lot of comedic mileage...

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Aztec Theatre Heats Up this Week with Visit from the Thunder from Down Under

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 7:00 AM

It’s hard to comprehend that pornographic movie theaters were established before all-male strip shows — but that’s how it happened. In order to exploit the male form, it had to be publicly eroticized first. The 1970s, a time of great sexual revolution and exploration, made way for the proliferation...

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Cultura as Commodity: Columnista Bárbara Renaud González Highlights the Consumption of Our Culture

Posted By on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 8:12 AM

As San Antonians, we often put our city inside of a box. We have the River Walk, the Alamo, margaritas y Fiesta, Mexican restaurants on every corner — all tied neatly together as the perfect package. And we’ve learned how to sell this package to out-of-towners, marketing it as...

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Oyster Bake, Taste of New Orleans Kick Off the Second Day of Fiesta

Posted By on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 6:00 AM

JBSA Lackland Fiesta Military Parade The Military City’s 10-day party includes the actual military, no question about it. The parade is the annual salute to Fiesta, open to all authorized DoD identification Cardholders or invited guests. Parade organizers are sure to include Fiesta royalty and officials, civic leaders and military...

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Monster Movie 'Colossal' Mixes Genres and Narratives with Near-perfect Results

Posted By on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 6:00 AM

Fantastic Fest’s favorite filmmaker and a guy who really, truly loves drunken karaoke, Nacho Vigalondo’s fourth film launches him out of the genre ghetto and into a semblance of mainstream (i.e., big stars, bigger budget) filmmaking. Longtime fans can relax, as this isn’t a sellout anymore than the director’s...

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Cornyation Welcomes King Anchovy Jeffrey James into the Court of Insane Privilege

Posted By on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 5:00 AM

Never lost in the deep sea of Fiesta events, Cornyation is more than a seasonal favorite — it’s a hyper-local rite of passage that packs a lasting punch not unlike a midnight screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show (experience it at least once or you’ll inevitably be left out...

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Kick Off the First Day of Fiesta With these Events

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Fiesta kicks off at the Hemisfair Get the party started down at Fiesta at Hemisfair, the official opening of this year’s festivities with the breaking of cascarones. Enjoy live entertainment throughout the night while you have the chance to meet Fiesta royalty and other special guests.. Within the party, you...

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100+ Artists, Live Music, Margaritas and Other Reasons Not to Miss Fiesta Arts Fair

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 5:15 AM

Hosted by the Southwest School of Art, Fiesta Arts Fair stands out as one of the most beloved events on the Fiesta calendar. The family-friendly affair offers tons of food and drink (including beer and margaritas) from vendors like La Gloria, Kona Grill, Chocollazo, Social Ice and many more....

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Sala Diaz Showcases the Work of Mumbai-born, New York-based Artist Pradeep Dalal

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 5:00 AM

“Multidisciplinary” is a term often used to categorize artists, but it doesn’t feel sufficient to describe Pradeep Dalal, a Mumbai-born, New York-based multitasker armed with degrees from India’s Center for Environmental Planning & Technology, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the International Center of Photography (ICP). Incorporating approaches...

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Your Guide to Looking Fiesta AF

Posted By on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 5:12 PM

While San Antonio wear usually means a Spurs shirt that your cousin’s girlfriend’s neighbor is selling (shoutout to all the corner stands on Culebra), Fiesta calls for a more festive look. Whether it’s bright colors, fun cutouts or a dash of Mexican flair, we’ve found the necessities for you...

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