The Spurs' Tim Duncan is now a Hall of Famer, and San Antonio Twitter is here for it

From the time power forward Tim Duncan helped the San Antonio Spurs land its first title in 1999, it was pretty easy…

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The Spurs' Tim Duncan is now a Hall of Famer, and San Antonio Twitter is here for it
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Twitter Reacts to Tim Duncan Returning to San Antonio Spurs as Assistant Coach

On Monday, the Spurs announced that Tim Duncan would return to the team – as an assistant coach. Obviously, all of San…

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Twitter Reacts to Tim Duncan Returning to San Antonio Spurs as Assistant Coach
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Twitter Savagely Reacts to Kawhi Leonard Leading the Toronto Raptors to NBA Championship a Year After He Left the Spurs

While some San Antonians are over the Spurs/Kawhi Leonard drama, a lot of folks are still heartbroken by the basketball star's falling…

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Twitter Savagely Reacts to the Kawhi Leonard Leading the Toronto Raptors to NBA Championship a Year After He Left the Spurs
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People Have A Lot of Feelings About Tony Parker's Retirement from Basketball

On Monday, Tony Parker's interview with the Undefeated revealed that after 18 seasons in the NBA, he would retire. The news came…

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People Have A Lot of Feelings About Tony Parker's Retirement from Basketball
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20 Observations from the San Antonio Spurs' Season Opener

The NBA is back, y'all! The Spurs pulled off a 112-108 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves for their first home appearance of…

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20 Observations from the San Antonio Spurs' Season Opener
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20 Reasons Why San Antonio Will Forever Love and Respect Manu Ginobili

Manu Ginobili will forever have a place in every Spurs fan's heart. Even San Antonio haters gave respect where it was due…

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When he dunked on Chris Bosh during the 2014 Finals against the Miami Heat
A year after the devastating loss to the Heat in the Finals, Manu got a bit of revenge of his own. In the final minutes of the first half of Game 5, Ginobili wowed us all with a driving dunk. Even Danny Green said in an interview that the team was impressed that Ginobili still had “it” being 36 at the time.
Photo via YouTube / NBA
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Here's How San Antonians Are Celebrating Manu Ginobili Day

Following Manu Ginobili's retirement "from basketball," Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced that Thursday, August 20 would be acknowledged as Manu Ginobili Day. So…

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Here's How San Antonians Are Celebrating Manu Ginobili Day
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25 Tweets That Are Equally Funny and Sad If You're a San Antonio Spurs Fan

Tony is gone. Kawhi doesn't want to be here. And does anyone know if Manu is officially coming back?! It's a tough…

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25 Tweets That Are Equally Funny and Sad If You're a San Antonio Spurs Fan
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The Spurs Wished Kawhi Leonard a Happy Birthday On Social Media and the Internet Is Not Having It

We've seen all of the drama reports chisme. And that's left a lot of San Antonians and Spurs fans alike over Kawhi…

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The Spurs Wished Kawhi Leonard a Happy Birthday On Social Media and the Internet Is Not Having It
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Twitter Roasts, Cries For Kawhi Leonard, Who Won't Make a Playoffs Appearance This Year

Whether you were doubtful from the beginning or held onto hope until the very end, it's official: Kawhi Leonard won't be returning…

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Twitter Roasts, Cries For Kawhi Leonard, Who Won't Make a Playoffs Appearance This Year
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The Most Savage Jokes About Manu Ginóbili Being Old and Bald

What else is there to say about Spurs star Manu Ginóbili besides the fact that he's one of the best in his…

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The Most Savage Jokes About Manu Ginóbili Being Old and Bald
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Spurs Fans React to Coach Pop Saying Kawhi Leonard May Not Return This Season

During practice on Wednesday, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich told reporters that he'll be "surprised if Kawhi [Leonard] returns this season."…

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Twitter Reacts to Coach Pop Saying Kawhi Leonard May Not Return This Season
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Fun Things to Do in San Antonio This Week (1/30/18-2/6/18)

January is finally coming to a close and there's plenty of fun stuff to do to kick off February. Though you always…

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Tue 2/6The Color Purple
The Color Purple first made waves in the early ’80s, when Alice Walker, who wrote the devastating, yet ultimately uplifting novel became the first woman of color to win the Pulitzer Prize. In rural Georgia in the early 1900s, Celie suffers abuse at the hands of her father, and then her betrothed. Separated from her sister, she seems utterly alone until she meets Sofia and Shug, and, drawing strength from her connection to these two women, she is eventually able to assert her independence. Scored with jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, the Tony Award-winning musical adaptation — which lands on the Majestic stage for a six-night run courtesy of Broadway in San Antonio — stages Walker’s intimate portrait of Celie in a production that is sure to pull at your heartstrings. $30-$105, 7:30pm (through February 11), The Majestic Theatre, 224 E. Houston St., (210) 226-3333, majesticempire.com. — Kelly Merka Nelson
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Fun Things to Do in San Antonio This Week (1/24/18-1/30/18)

From a legendary rap act and the Youth Orchestra of San Antonio to the Spurs game and a quirky ballet performance, here's…

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Thu 1/25Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, which bills itself as “the world’s foremost all-male comic ballet,” is heading to San Antonio for a performance at the Tobin. The “Trocks,” as the troupe is known to its fans, was founded in 1974 by Peter Anastos, Natch Taylor and Antony Bassae, who produced small, late-night shows in venues off the beaten path. After a receiving a rave review by Arlene Croce in The New Yorker and other glowing notices in The New York Times and The Village Voice, the troupe established itself as an artistic and popular success. By the mid-1970s, the Trocks had became an international sensation, performing in over 500 cities and 33 countries worldwide. Despite their comic approach, the troupe performs the full-range of ballet and modern dance with the intent of showing off each performer’s technical skills. The dancers portray both male and female roles. According to their press materials, “The comedy is achieved by incorporating and exaggerating the foibles, accidents, and underlying incongruities of serious dance. The fact that men dance all the parts – heavy bodies delicately balancing on toes as swans, sylphs, water sprites, romantic princesses, angst-ridden Victorian ladies – enhances rather than mocks the spirit of dance as an art form, delighting and amusing the most knowledgeable, as well as novices, in the audiences.” $20-$59.50, 7:30pm, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, H-E-B Performance Hall, 100 Auditorium Circle, (210) 223-8624, tobincenter.org. — Sam Sanchez
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Fun Things To Do in San Antonio This Week (1/17/18-1/23/18)

When we say there's plenty going on in San Antonio, we're not kidding. This week features an especially eclectic mix, too. From…

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Sat 1/20-Sun 1/21Monster Jam
Monster Jam Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! (Or, sure, Saturday also, but how often do you get to do the monster-truck-guy voice about an actual monster truck show happening on a “Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!”?) Witness some of the biggest damn trucks you ever saw in your life aggressively fighting for dominance like skunk apes in heat. Then after you’ve found a spot in the parking lot, head inside the Alamodome and watch 10,000 pound leviathans with names like El Toro Loco, War Wizard, and freaking Grave Digger give the owners of the jacked-up crew cabs outside brand new inferiority complexes, wreaking methanol-fueled havoc in races and audience-judged stunt competitions that are sure to produce veritable buttloads of both sound and fury. Might as well name one of those trucks “Little Pink Houses” because, as John Cougar Mellencamp sings, “ain’t that America?” $15-$169, 7pm Saturday, 3pm Sunday; Alamodome, 100 Montana St., (210) 207-3663.
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Fun Things to Do in San Antonio This Week (1/10/18-1/16/18)

There's always something to do in San Antonio! We've compiled the best things to do across the Alamo City this week. No…

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Fri 1/12Los Texmaniacs with Flaco Jiménez, Garrett T. Capps
If you’re bummed the cold or the crowds scared you out of your chance to catch living legend Flaco Jiménez downtown on New Year’s Eve, here’s a chance to start 2018 off on a redemptive note. The conjunto/Tejano luminary and accordion GOAT will perform, as he often does, with fellow Grammy-winning act Los Texmaniacs. The special show, in the heart of The Strip, will go down as a part of an event called “Texagave,” which will feature free food and a focus on various drinks made with agave-based booze. To top it all off, Garrett T. Capps will also perform with his latest outfit The Three Timers, adding a dash of his South Texas country/rock vibes to what promises to be a stellar sampling of San Anto sounds and spirits. $15, 8pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary’s St., papertigersatx.com. – James Courtney
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Fun Things to Do in San Antonio This Week (12/6-12/12)

The colder weather is just one reason to see what SA has to offer now that you won't sweat every time you…

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Sat 12/9
‘Doing Werk’
“Werk. Hustle. Sleep. Repeat.” That’s the motto of artist Raul Gonzalez, whose drawings, prints and dance performances often center on the idea of work and physical labor. First exhibited at Austin’s grayDUCK Gallery in November, Gonzalez’s solo show “Doing Werk” comes to Freight Gallery for Second Saturday. In this latest series, Gonzalez draws from his experiences as a stay-at-home father as well as working constructions jobs with his own father. Included in this show are the artist’s paintings on concrete fragments (taken from actual construction sites) depicting workers in action. In the accompanying exhibition catalog, Gonzalez explains, “No one walks up to these workers and says ‘Thank you for the road,’ or for the basic infrastructure that keeps the nation safe and mobile.” Challenging preconceived notions about what it means to be an artist and the son of Mexican immigrants, Gonzalez’s work is also an homage to the overworked and underpaid everyman. Free, 7-11pm (performance at 8pm), Freight Gallery and Studios, 1913 S. Flores St., (210) 331-4382. — MA
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Fun Things to Do in San Antonio This Thanksgiving Weekend

Whether you need an escape from the obligatory family time that Thanksgiving weekend entails, or you want to find an event that…

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Fri 11/24 - Sun 11/26
The Nutcracker
Ballet San Antonio once again brings the perennial holiday favorite The Nutcracker to the Tobin for 12 performances with live accompaniment of the Tchaikovsky score provided by the San Antonio Symphony. Inspired by the classic E.T.A. Hoffmann tale The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, reality and fantasy blend in a young girl’s dreams of a handsome prince, frightening rodents at war and exotic characters from around the globe. This production debuted just last season, choreographed by artistic director Willy Shives. The sparkling production blends Shives’ artistic vision with that of the legendary Gerald Arpino, utilizing the great maestro’s choreography for The Land of Snow and Waltz of the Flowers variations. Arpino was the co-founder of Joffrey Ballet and a tremendous mentor to Shives during his many years with that company. In this family-friendly fare, more than 100 children from the community will join the dancers of the company along with local celebrities making surprise cameo appearances. Guest celebrities performing include KSAT on-air talent like Mike Osterhage and Ursula Pari as well as the San Antonio Spurs Coyote, and former Spur Matt Bonner. $24.50-$129, 7:30pm Fri, 2pm & 7:30pm Sat, 2pm Sun (through Dec. 3), Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, (210) 223-8624, tobincenter.org. — Tami Kegley
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Fun Things to Do in San Antonio This Week (11/15-11/21)

San Antonio has plenty to do this week: inspirational talks, comedy, Shakespeare, music, shopping for art and more. These are all the…

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Sat 11/18
Texas Body Paint Competition
Since its launch in 2010, Beyond the Canvas has grown into an arts organization associated with nearly 100 body painters, special effects artists, models, photographers and other creative types. Founded by art and music enthusiast Tomas Vasquez and sponsored by the Avenida Guadalupe Association, the collective regularly comes together for showcases, competitions and special events in San Antonio (as well as Louisiana, South Carolina, Georgia and New York) and also works with area charities such as the Believe It Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to “the inclusion of kids with physical challenges into the lives and experiences of their typical peers.” Through their outreach efforts with the Believe It Foundation, BTC has touched the lives of kids like 18-year-old Xavier Sanchez. Born without arms or legs, Sanchez recently visited the Beyond the Canvas studio and found a new level of confidence after being transformed with body paint. Following a theme of “Dreams and Delusions,” the outfit’s 10th annual Texas Body Paint Competition brings together 25 body paint artists and 25 “live canvases” for a creative battle with guest judges from the reality series Skin Wars, performances by hoop artists, the Afro-Brazilian troupe Capoeira Luanda and stand-up comic Cleto Rodriguez, and more than $1,000 in cash prizes. $25-$50, 7pm-midnight, Guadalupe Theater, 1301 Guadalupe St., (210) 271-3151, beyondthecanvas.org. — BR
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Fun Things to Do in San Antonio This Week (11/8-11/14)

From music shows and art installations to festivals and performances, these are all the places you should be this week. Here how…

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Sun 11/12
Ministry
In the first of hopefully many shows to catch in SA from the tragic cancellation of Sound On Sound Fest, The Aztec Theatre has swooped up headlining industrial metal act Ministry. That’s right – good ‘ol Al Jourgensen (who’s now 59) and the boys are headed to the Alamo City on Sunday, November 12 to deliver their grinding industrial tracks to a city that’s been pretty supportive of the group since their rise to fame in the mid-’80s and early-’90s. And even with the continued lineup changes, the death of guitarist Mike Scaccia and Jourgensen’s battle with drug addiction (he’s been sober since checking into rehab earlier this year), Ministry is one of the few bands from industrial early-’90s peak that has continued to stay relevant. $29-$98, 7pm, The Aztec Theatre, 104 N. St. Mary’s St., (210) 812-4355, theaztectheatre.com. – Chris Conde
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Fun Things to Do in San Antonio This Week (11/1-11/7)

From music shows and art installations to festivals and performances, these are all the places you should be this week. Here how…

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Thu 11/2 - Sat 11/4, Muertitos Fest
For its 11th annual Muertitos Fest, a culturally relevant celebration of art, life, and death, the staff and students of SAY Sí will be presenting three days of activities/displays including “student art, altars to honor the departed, family folk art workshops, food booths, an artisan mercado as well as live cultural performances highlighting local dancers, musicians and entertainers.” This year’s fest, which takes the Mexican Revolution as its theme, will also include the revealing of two large-scale sculptures created over the summer in collaboration with Colectivo Ultima Hora, a talented team of artists from Mexico City. Proceeds from the opening night of Muertitos Fest, the only day for which there’s a cover charge, will benefit SAY Sí’s efforts to foster students’ “artistic and social skills in preparation for higher educational advancement and professional careers.” Aside from all the student performers and artists, the fest will also features musical performances from talented local acts Chisme, Grupo Frackaso and Chulita Vinyl Club. Free (opening night $35-$40), 7-10:30pm Thu, 6-10pm Fri, noon-4pm Sat, SAY Sí, 1518 S. Alamo St., (210) 212-8666, saysi.org).
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Things to Do in San Antonio This Week (10/18/17-10/24/17)

There's always something to do in San Antonio! We've compiled the best things to do across the Alamo City this week. Whether…

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Wed 10/18, Spurs v. TimberwolvesSpurs basketball officially tips off at the AT&T Center on opening night with San Antonio hosting Minnesota in an early season showdown between prospective Western Conference contenders. During an off-season marked by player movement, the Timberwolves landed All-Star Jimmy Butler in a trade with the Bulls, along with standouts Jamal Crawford, Taj Gibson, and Jeff Teague via free agency. NBA general managers recently voted Karl-Anthony Towns, the centerpiece for the young Wolves, as the player “most likely to have a breakout season.” Towns has put up Tim Duncan numbers in his first two seasons and is hoping for his first glance at playoff glory. For the Spurs it’s all about Kawhi Leonard, who, after sitting out the preseason with a thigh injury, will likely make his season debut challenging Butler. $18-$661.25, 8:30pm, AT&T Center, One AT&T Center Pkwy., (210) 444-5000, attcenter.com. — M. Solis
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32 Spurs-inspired Portrait Cuts by Joe Barber

For some Spurs fans, it's not enough to wear their fandom on their sleeves — they need to use their heads, too.…

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Manu Ginobili
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