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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

East Side Restaurant Big Poppas Tacos Memorializes George Floyd with New Mural

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2020 at 12:15 PM

An East Side taco joint is making sure George Floyd's memory lives beyond the current moment. On Monday, Big Poppas Tacos, located near Interstate 35 and North New Braunfels Avenue, unveiled a new mural on its building: a portrait of a haloed Floyd surrounded by gray clouds. The eatery...

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Drive-Thru Dinosaur Show Coming to San Antonio’s Freeman Coliseum

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2020 at 11:53 AM

For two weekends in June, Jurassic Quest — billed as a “realistic Dinosaur event” — will make its home at Freeman Coliseum, offering a drive-thru exhibition of more than 70 life-size animatronic dinosaur models. According to the Jurassic Quest website, the models were created in collaboration with paleontologists, so...

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Monday, June 1, 2020

San Antonio Spurs Coach Popovich Calls Trump 'Deranged' in Fiery Interview with The Nation

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2020 at 5:22 PM

We can always count on Coach Pop to call out Trump's bullshit, and he's once again delivered. In the wake of fierce protests that erupted after the killing of George Floyd — which the President responded to by inciting violence on Twitter then hiding in the White House's bunker —...

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San Antonio Spurs Coach Popovich Joins NBA Committee on Racial Injustice and Reform

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2020 at 1:56 PM

San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich joined fellow NBA coaches including Steve Kerr, Lloyd Pierce, David Fizdale and Stan Van Gundy to form a committee on racial injustice and reform, ESPN reports. The new committee, which operates under the umbrella of the National Basketball Coaches' Association (NBCA), released a...

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San Antonio Spurs' Lonnie Walker Helps Clean Up Mess Left by Vandals After Peaceful Protest

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2020 at 11:04 AM

Spurs' shooting guard Lonnie Walker IV knew just what he needed to do after San Antonio's peaceful protest decrying the killing of George Floyd was followed by incidents of vandalism. As Alamo City citizens returned downtown Sunday to help clean up the damage, Walker joined them, bringing along cases of bottled...

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Photographers Arrange Online Print Sale to Benefit Family of San Antonio Artist Reg Campbell

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2020 at 4:41 PM

The San Antonio arts community lost an incredible talent on May 15 when photographer Reginald "Reg" Campbell died following a battle with leukemia. Known for shooting on film in a digital age, Campbell was a fine art photographer who also boasted an impressive client list that included brands and media...

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San Antonio Botanical Garden Continues Online Programming for Locals Not Ready to Venture Out

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2020 at 4:37 PM

Botanical enthusiasts in San Antonio can participate in a multitude of nature-centered activities from home thanks to the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Though the garden is now open to the public, it's still the array of offering online activities it launched during the city's lockdown, allowing residents who still...

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Pre-K 4 SA Hosts Online Art Auction to Raise Funds for San Antonio Children's Home

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2020 at 4:16 PM

Pre-K 4 SA isn't letting current events keep its students from brightening their community with a bit of color. The pre-kindergarten program is hosting an online art auction benefiting St. PJ's Children's Home as part of its Gracias San Antonio: Children are Citizens project. Gracias San Antonio is designed to...

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San Antonio's URBAN-15 Celebrates Pride Month in Latest Episode of Hidden Histories

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2020 at 2:57 PM

Just because we can't parade together IRL this year doesn't mean that Pride has been called off. Instead, festivities in San Antonio and beyond are moving to the web. To kick off Pride month, URBAN-15 will broadcast a special two-hour episode of its streaming Hidden Histories series entitled "Pride,...

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San Antonio Chamber Ensemble Agarita Hosting Virtual Concert Watch Party on Friday

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2020 at 1:44 PM

Alamo City classical music fans have a chance to take a load off this evening and enjoy a concert watch party from the comfort of their homes. "Living Room Lyricism" will feature San Antonio's Agarita Chamber Players and soprano Kristina Bachrach in a program that includes music by Pérotin,...

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