Thursday, November 15, 2018

Interview with a Psychic: Talking to Spirits with ‘Modern Shaman’ Rachel Kirkland

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 9:11 AM

While the idea of connecting with the supernatural realm might conjure images of gypsies and crystal balls, those stereotypes don’t hold true to the modern psychic. Nor do the “reality” shows involving ghost-hunting clairvoyants or sobbing celebrities communicating with dead people. Although skeptics are quick to debunk psychic abilities...

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Stars & Garters Burlesque Ready to Unwrap Sexy Holiday Show 'Skin-Prov: Under the Mistletoe'

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 8:45 AM

As the cheesy and predictable season of nut-cracking, Hallmark movie marathons, big-box rage and forced familial affairs rears its jingly, peppermint-scented head, you might find yourself wondering if you can even endure it again. If that strain of seasonal malaise is among your holiday ailments, consider spicing up your...

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Back for a Second Year, PokéFest Returns to San Antonio

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 8:12 AM

Although you probably haven’t seen as many people wandering around aimlessly with their cell phones in hand playing Pokémon Go as you did when the augmented reality mobile game debuted in Summer 2016, the most avid players are still on the lookout for their share of Yungoos and Gumshoos...

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Popular Seasonal Market Zonarte Returns to Centro Cultural Aztlán This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 7:55 AM

Formed three decades ago with a mission “to support and strengthen Chicano/Latino culture and identity,” Centro Cultural Aztlán is many things at once — an early champion of Día de los Muertos celebrations, steadfast supporter of emerging artists, an anchor of the Deco District and a community hub for...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Three’s Company: Artpace Residents Ana Fernandez, Alice Khalilova and Clifford Owens Find a Winning Dynamic While Creating Wildly Different Work

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM

In the last few years, Artpace has tweaked its programming in an effort to redefine its purpose as an approachable contemporary art space that’s free and open to everyone. The local institution recently expanded its visiting hours from five to seven days a week and rebooted Artist Welcome Potlucks,...

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Fifteen Years After Being Discovered by Carlos Mencia, Brad Williams Brings Comedy Act to San Antonio

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 8:42 AM

Here’s something you don’t read every day: A story about oft-alleged joke thief Carlos Mencia helping a young comic. Brad Williams, 19 at the time, was in the audience at a Mencia show when the consistently controversial stand-up started cracking jokes about dwarves, reportedly making those sitting near Williams...

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San Antonio's Poets, Artists Team Together for '30 Poems for the Tricentennial' Exhibition

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 8:30 AM

In one of the coolest Tricentennial projects to date, Gemini Ink and the San Antonio Department Of Arts and Culture have teamed up to offer a special, inter-arts look at our city’s history and culture. Earlier in the year, poets were invited to submit a poem that fit thematically...

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McNay Art Museum Hosting Lecture with Founding Member of Feminist Collective Guerrilla Girls

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 7:30 AM

“Creative complaining” may be a signature term for the Guerrilla Girls, but it doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of the feminist/activist collective’s accomplishments. Born out of outrage at the 1984 Museum of Modern Art exhibition “An International Survey of Painting and Sculpture” (which featured 169 artists, only...

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Savage Love: Bound and Gagging

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 6:33 AM

Q: I’ve always wanted to tie girls up, but I can never convince a woman to let me. Lately, I’ve been exploring “bondage singles” sites online, but I’m totally new to this. How do I know which ones I can trust? There are hundreds of profiles, but it’s hard...

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Free Will Astrology (11/14/18-11/20/18)

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 6:00 AM

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Interior designer Dorothy Draper said she wished there were a single word that meant “exciting, frightfully important, irreplaceable, deeply satisfying, basic, and thrilling, all at once.” I wonder if such a word exists in the Chamicuro language spoken by a few Peruvians or the Sarsi...

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