Monday, July 22, 2019

San Antonio Spurs Hire Tim Duncan as Assistant Coach

Posted By on Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 5:01 PM

After a summer of leadership changes, the Spurs will gain a familiar face. Tim Duncan, who played 19 glorious seasons with San Antonio, will continue his legacy with the team as assistant coach, according to NBA.com. "It is only fitting that after I served loyally for 19 years as...

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Elf on the Shelf to Menace San Antonio this Christmas with a New Musical

Posted By on Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 1:23 PM

It's been well established that the Elf on the Shelf is at best, creepy, and at worst, normalizing stalking and surveillance for children. Still, Santa's spy has become a ubiquitous social media presence each holiday season as well-meaning parents post the shenanigans of their "scout elves" to make kids think...

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Artpace Unveils Work By Juana Córdova, Francis Almendárez and Narcissister for Its Latest International Artist-in-Residence Exhibitions

Posted By on Thu, Jul 18, 2019 at 1:47 PM

The latest round of Artpace's International Artist-in-Residence program demands to be heard as much as seen. Each of the artists elected by guest curator Karina Aguilera Skvirsky has created visually distinct and seemingly disparate bodies of work, but the exhibitions are united by the presence of sound. For "Chronicles...

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Comedy Podcasters Tiny Meat Gang to Bring Their Bro Stylings to the Tobin Center

Posted By on Thu, Jul 18, 2019 at 1:43 PM

Another day, another set of podcasters announcing a live tour. This time it's the Tiny Meat Gang, the dynamic duo of former Silicon Valley bros who ditched their sweet gigs as software engineers to try on comedy for size. A year into their podcast, which features episodes like "Cucktober,"...

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First Lady of San Antonio Erika Prosper to Serve as Ambassador for Harlequin Romance's Feel Good Day

Posted By on Thu, Jul 18, 2019 at 9:52 AM

Harlequin Romance knows their demographic – the publisher of romance and other woman-centric literature has had the oft-maligned chick lit market cornered for nearly seven decades – and now they're looking for a piece of the wellness pie. The romance lit behemoth is bringing its latest project to San...

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Annual PokéFest San Antonio Returns to Norris Conference Centers

Posted By on Thu, Jul 18, 2019 at 9:29 AM

Once again, it’s time to grab your ‘mons and get your poké on for San Antonio’s homegrown event celebrating one of the most beloved game series and anime this side of Japan. PokéFest SA returns this year with special guest Tara Sands, who voiced Bulbasaur, Phanpy, Oddish and more...

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The Bridge Builder: ‘Itinerant Curator’ Leslie Moody Castro Connects the Art Worlds of Texas and Mexico

Posted By on Thu, Jul 18, 2019 at 8:08 AM

Name: Leslie Moody Castro Profession: Curator Age: 37 Birthplace: Edinburg, Texas Big impact: In addition to curating impactful exhibitions involving cultural exchanges between San Antonio, Austin and Mexico City, Moody Castro creates contemporary art “experiences” tailor-made for visitors to her adopted hometown. Little-known fact: She’s a classically trained vocalist...

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'Funniest Woman on Instagram' Celeste Barber Brings Live Comedy Show to the Tobin

Posted By on Thu, Jul 18, 2019 at 7:24 AM

Christened the funniest woman on Instagram by Vogue, Celeste Barber saturates each of her posts with her own brand of self-awareness. Barber has snagged nearly 6 million followers by staging parodies of celebrity Instagram photos, which have even attracted the attention of the celebrities themselves. In this live show,...

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Get Your Fix of All Kinds of Comedy This Weekend at The Big-Little Comedy Fest at Bexar Stage

Posted By on Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 9:31 AM

Bexar Stage wants y'all to know that Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club isn't the only game in town. For the second year, they're hosting the Big-Little Comedy Fest, which relocated to our fair city in 2018 after stints in Grand Rapids, MI and Cleveland, OH. This event is all-in:...

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San Antonio Might Be YouTubers The Try Guys' Secret Favorite City

Posted By on Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 9:28 AM

The internet, the great democratizer, has made wannabe celebrities of us all.  The subject of a steady stream of think-pieces, the Sisyphean quest to get more clicks, more views and more likes is pursued by everyone from your doddering aunt on Facebook to cross-platform viral behemoths like Grumpy Cat...

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