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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Who’s Next? Artpace’s Open Call Is Poised to Jumpstart the Careers of More Texas Creators

Posted By on Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 3:44 PM

In her 2003 memoir Dreaming Red, late San Antonio artist, collector, philanthropist and Pace Foods heiress Linda Pace chronicled her inspirations and goals for Artpace, the nonprofit residency program and contemporary art space she founded in 1993. “I wanted to bring artists to San Antonio to do the kind...

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San Antonio's Ruby City Will Pop Off Rescheduled Bubble Fest at Home This Weekend

Posted By on Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 1:40 PM

Bubbles and sun are what summer is all about — or at least what Ruby City’s Bubble Fest At Home is counting on. Rescheduled from its original date in June, the sudsy show will take place this Saturday via the contemporary art center's social media pages. The event invites locals...

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San Antonio's URBAN-15 Puts Out Call for First-Job Stories from Locals for Hidden Histories Series

Posted By on Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 12:49 PM

Arts organization URBAN-15 is on the hunt for first-job stories from San Antonians to feature in the Labor Day episode of its Hidden Histories web series. Interested participants need only film a 30-60 second video  — preferably horizontal — on a smartphone or camera in which they share a personal...

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Podcaster Joe Rogan Officially Makes His Move to Texas

Posted By on Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 10:01 AM

It appears podcast host Joe Rogan is now a Texan. This weekend, Rogan, whose podcast The Joe Rogan Experience sits at No. 2 on the Apple podcast rankings, posted a photo on his Instagram account of his new studio being built. “Texas JRE studio set up has begun!” On...

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Robert Downey Jr. Making a Virtual Appearance at a Sold-Out EVO Screening This Weekend

Posted By on Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 9:48 AM

Oscar-nominated actor Robert Downey Jr. might refer to his 1988 comedy Johnny Be Good as Johnny B-Movie, but the Marvel star is still doing his co-star and friend Anthony Michael Hall a solid by participating in a Q&A after the screening of the film at his Summer Drive-In Film Festival....

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Monday, August 10, 2020

San Antonio's Classic Theatre Announces Flexible, Socially Distant 2020-2021 Season

Posted By on Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 12:10 PM

On Sunday, the cast, crew, friends and patrons of the Classic Theatre of San Antonio gathered via Zoom to toast the announcement of a flexible 2020-2021 season, which will feature three plays. Macbeth, Our Town and Antigone are each tentatively scheduled to run for two weekends at the San...

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Surreal South Texas Web Series Powdered Wig Machine Releasing New Episode This Week

Posted By on Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 12:01 PM

San Antonio and San Marcos' prime cinematic weirdos Powdered Wig Machine have birthed a new episode of their surreal web series, titled "This can't be it. And, as to be expected, it's delightfully strange. In what can only be described as a cross between the Eric Andre Show and Youtube's unsettling...

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San Antonio Stand-Up Comics Look for Ways to Keep Performing, Even as Pandemic Closes Venues

Posted By on Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 10:47 AM

The grind never stops. It is a personal motto comic Clifton Simmons has been living by his entire career. Hitting center stage to deliver a stand-up comedy performance is something Simmons does not want to give up – even during a pandemic. With fewer venues hiring comedians for gigs...

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Friday, August 7, 2020

San Antonio Museum of Art Creates Animal Crossing Custom Designs Including Works From Its Collection

Posted By on Fri, Aug 7, 2020 at 2:52 PM

Still playing Animal Crossing? As it turns out, the San Antonio Museum of Art is, too. The Nintendo Switch game — the latest in a beloved series that went viral partly due to its release coinciding with global coronavirus lockdowns — may be old news to some. But between...

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