Monday, December 17, 2018

Manu Ginobili Said He's Nervous About His Retirement Ceremony

Posted By on Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 11:39 AM

It may be more than three months away, but Spurs legend Manu Ginobili is already plenty nervous about his retirement ceremony. On March 28, the Spurs franchise will retire No. 20 in honor of Ginobili's longtime and iconic tenure with the Silver & Black. As for Ginobili, he knows...

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Is Gremlins a Christmas Movie? Decide at the Free Screening of the Flick at Milam Park

Posted By on Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 3:38 PM

Among the sort of people who have time for that kind of thing, there’s an ongoing debate about whether Joe Dante’s gory creature-feature masterpiece Gremlins is really a Christmas movie or just a movie set at Christmastime. Meaning, Phoebe Cates’ tragic monologue about Christmas Day disappointment aside, is there...

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San Antonio Spurs Prepare to Host Jimmy Butler and the Philadelphia 76ers

Posted By on Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 3:33 PM

Earlier this season, Seagoville High School standout LaMarcus Aldridge recorded the 17,190th point of his professional career, overtaking fellow Dallasite Chris Bosh to become the highest-scoring native Texan in NBA history. Through 10 seasons, Houston native Jimmy Butler is approaching 8,000 career points, putting Aldridge’s gaudy scoring numbers in...

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Second Annual Posada at Pearl Returns Ahead of Christmas

Posted By on Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:34 AM

The Historic Pearl will host its second annual Posada at Pearl in the traditional spirit of the Christmas holiday. Father David Garcia and Las Misiones will lead guests through a retelling of Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem. Posadas have been celebrated throughout Latin America, Spain, Mexico and the...

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Sexology Institute Hosting Holiday Edition of Naked Girls Reading

Posted By on Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 9:21 AM

The concept for the naughty literary series Naked Girls Reading came about when Chicago-based Frankie Vivid returned home to find his wife, burlesque performer Michelle L’Amour, reading a book in the buff. Delivering precisely what its title suggests — “a small cast of beautiful ladies removes their clothing (yes,...

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Artpace Hosting Workshop So You Can Make This DIY Light That Looks Like a Cloud

Posted By on Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:00 AM

The brainchild of artists Stuart Allen and Cade Bradshaw, Bridge Projects hosts workshops for people of all ages to crack their knuckles and put those creative muscles to work. At its latest event, attendees will sculpt a working lamp from paper. Each ticket holder will leave with a hanging...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Testing Limits: San Antonio Artists Navigate the Fine Line Between Artistic Expression and Censorship

Posted By on Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 11:11 AM

On the morning of November 16, San Antonio-based curator and art historian Ruben C. Cordova learned that his Facebook account had been permanently deactivated. Cordova, who had visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s recent exhibition “Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300–Now)” earlier in the year, had just...

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Profane Comedian Mike Epps Setting Up at Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club This Weekend

Posted By on Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 9:11 AM

“Y’all think I’m going to hell for that one?” Mike Epps asks the audience after a particularly over-the-top bit in his special Underrated … Never Faded & X-Rated. The response sounds like a unanimous “Yes.” Whether he’s raging against trade school commercials or admitting that people still call him...

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Get in the Spirit with San Antonio Symphony's 'Holiday Pops' Performance

Posted By on Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 9:05 AM

The San Antonio Symphony decks the Tobin’s halls for its annual Holiday Pops performance, joined by the 120-voice all-volunteer Mastersingers choral ensemble. Highlights from the program include Gustav Holst’s Christmas Day, Ave Maria from Sergei Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil and Hallelujah from Ludwig van Beethoven’s Christ on the Mount of...

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Artist Edicta Pineda Focuses on the Heart in New Clamp Light Exhibition

Posted By on Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 8:36 AM

In “Volver,” artist Edicta Pineda circles back to matters of the heart. Drawing from her upbringing in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Pineda fuses the archetypical imagery of the heart with the colors and textures of her early memories, Wayuu heritage and religious faith. Comprised of myriad materials, including plastic, yarn and...

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