Friday, January 18, 2019

Broadway Version of Guilty Pleasure Legally Blonde Brings Bend and Snap to San Antonio

Posted By on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 11:58 AM

First introduced on the pages of author Amanda Brown’s novel Legally Blonde, the tenacious character Elle Woods now seems inseparable from actress Reese Witherspoon, who seemed to effortlessly embody the effervescent UCLA sorority president-turned unlikely Harvard Law student in director Robert Luketic’s 2001 dramedy of the same name. Debuted...

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Gregg Popovich is Unsure Whether He'll Return to Coach the San Antonio Spurs Next Season

Posted By on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 11:50 AM

Don't be alarmed, but there's a chance that longtime Spurs coach Gregg Popovich won't return to coach the San Antonio team next season. After a post-game interview on Wednesday, Popovich was asked about his plans for next season. "I don't know the answer," he responded. Though it may seem...

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San Antonio Spurs Need a Win Against Western Conference Opponent Los Angeles Clippers This Sunday

Posted By on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 8:48 AM

The Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers square up for the third time this season on Sunday, with San Antonio leading the regular season series 3-1. In previous wins, LaMarcus Aldridge has been the catalyst for the Spurs, scoring a combined 65 points in San Antonio’s December victories versus the...

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This Is America: Gabino Iglesias’ ‘Barrio Noir’ Novel Coyote Songs Offers a Disturbing Wake-up Call

Posted By on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 8:11 AM

It’s difficult to read the new barrio noir novel from Gabino Iglesias without also being reminded of Childish Gambino’s “This is America.” Back in May 2018, that song’s music video blew up the Internet for a solid week — no easy task, considering how many new things are pumped...

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San Antonio College Throwing Total Lunar Eclipse Party with Telescopes, Food Trucks

Posted By on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 7:35 AM

Miss the epic blood moon in October 2014? Don’t worry — 2019’s got you, fam. San Anto is a prime viewing locale for the next total lunar eclipse, which also coincides with a supermoon. To celebrate the occasion, the San Antonio College Astronomy Department and SAAA Astronomy Club are...

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Hitting a High Note: San Antonio Artist Jose Villalobos Earns a Hefty Grant from the Esteemed Joan Mitchell Foundation

Posted By on Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 11:11 AM

The Joan Mitchell Foundation recently announced the 2018 recipients of its Painters and Sculptors grants, and this year’s list includes none other than Jose Villalobos, the lone Texas artist to receive $25,000 in unrestricted funds. Previous San Antonio artists who’ve received the grant include Ruth Buentello and Ana Fernandez,...

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Blunt Force Comic: Blind Tiger Founder Jay Whitecotton Wants San Antonio to Hone Its Comedy Craft

Posted By on Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 9:44 AM

Don’t let his downy, delicate-sounding surname fool you. Ask stand-up comedian Jay Whitecotton about the comedy scene in San Antonio and he’s brutally honest about his complicated relationship with it. A stand-up for 15 years, Whitecotton left for Austin in 2012. Before he bailed, however, he opened the Blind...

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Alamo City Opera's Rendition of 'As One' Will Dispel Every Misconception You Have About Opera

Posted By on Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 7:59 AM

Starring Liz Bouk and Jose Rubio, the contemporary opera As One tells the story of Hannah Before and Hannah After, the sole protagonist on her journey of self-realization and transition. Since its premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Art in 2014, the 75-minute chamber opera has become one of...

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Mantle Art Space to Unveil Collaborative Exhibition Inspired by the #MeToo Movement

Posted By on Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 7:30 AM

From its origins as a grassroots endeavor founded by activist Turana Burke in 2006 to its evolution as a viral hashtag fueled by actress Alyssa Milano amid the Harvey Weinstein scandal in 2017, the #MeToo movement has gone far beyond its original mission to “help survivors of sexual violence,...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Time to Get Geeky: PAX South Returns to Downtown San Antonio

Posted By on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 8:22 AM

The geeks are nearly upon us, and they’re coming in costume. Get ready for the return of PAX South, a three-day celebration of all things gaming that descends on San Antonio Jan. 19-20. Attendees can enter video game tournaments, forge new friendships among hundreds of board and card game...

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