Friday, September 21, 2018

Smithsonian Magazine Offering Free Admission to San Antonio Museums on Saturday

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 8:10 AM

Although the cost of admission to San Antonio’s handful of museums is pretty much on par with national standards — hovering somewhere between $8 and $20 for adults, often depending on the variable of touring exhibitions — the whole concept of purchasing a ticket these days can be a...

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Texas Girl's Mama Coco Costume Is Probably the Most Adorable Thing You'll See All Day

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 11:39 AM

Pictures of a Houston girl's Coco costume are making everyone on the internet get in their feelings. Khloe may be just 5 years old, but she has the spirit of an abuela, a Coco to be more exact. Her mother, Noraelia Rodriguez, said she was feeling down about her boss...

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New Briscoe Exhibition Lets You View Stereographs of Historic San Antonio

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 10:02 AM

In our day and age, stereographs are most often spotted at antique stores or flea markets, but they were once widespread collectibles that offered viewers easy escapes long before the arrival of movies and television. Arriving on the scene in the 1800s, when practical photography was still in its...

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Get Spiritual, Diverge from the Norm and Celebrate Pagan Pride Day in San Antonio

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 9:49 AM

Pagans and those with an interest in paganism, or traditional, earthy spiritual modalities in general, will converge on a mall (of all places) this weekend for a festival that celebrates the rather amorphous set of traditions that fall under the banner of paganism. While sometimes defined as “religious beliefs...

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SAY Sí Production Napako: Our Journey Invites San Antonians to Explore City's Ancient Indigenous History

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 8:10 AM

Napako: Our Journey is an original production from the students and instructors at SAY Sí, and featuring guest artists Ruby Nelda Perez, Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson, Angelo Salgado and Joaquin Eliseo Linn. It explores the long (read: true, actual and important) version of San Antonio’s roots. Using movement and storytelling,...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

WWE Star Mick Foley Really Loves Whataburger, Y'all

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 1:17 PM

WWE legend Mick Foley may have been in San Antonio for Hell in a Cell on Sunday, but he may have had more fun after the pay-per-view event. On Monday, Foley, better known as his wrestler persona Mankind (along with Cactus Jack and Dude Love), took to Twitter to share...

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Overtime Theater Mashing Up Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 11:23 AM

The mashup is a quintessential postmodern art form. The fusing together of two or more works — most often songs, but certainly not exclusively — can sometimes produce novel juxtapositions that accentuate hidden or underplayed elements of the originals while resulting in an interesting new whole. And, sometimes, it’s...

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Mexican Clown Chuponcito Brings 'Not Suitable for Minors' Tour to San Antonio

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 11:22 AM

Although it’s debatable exactly when clowns transformed from balloon-animal-twisting birthday party entertainers into child-murdering deviants in pop culture (some say Stephen King’s 1986 horror novel It is to blame; others can trace scary clowns back to the 1500s), those who have been donning the face makeup and oversized shoes...

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Humanizing Crisis: Borderland Collective’s ‘One to Another’ Takes a Compassionate Look at Immigration

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Borderland Collective’s “One to Another” at Artpace attempts to tone down the rancorous rhetoric about migration and immigration by providing both broader and more personal perspectives. Though focused on individual migration stories, the multimedia exhibit also pulls together United Nations hearings, statistics, forensic archives, video and sound installations for...

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'Montagues & Capulets' Exhibition Brings Together Transformative Works of Mari Hernandez, Christian Fuchs

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 9:58 AM

Easily among Fotoseptiembre’s most intriguing offerings, Cinnabar’s latest pairs two photographers who transform themselves with elaborate costumes and makeup to embody characters plucked from history books and ancestral portraits. Although both Christian Fuchs (Lima, Peru) and Mari Hernandez (San Antonio) might inspire comparisons to shape-shifting self-portrait disruptor Cindy Sherman,...

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