Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Homey, weekday Tex-Mex

Posted on Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2008-03-26 Located in a small yellow house in the shadow of a downtown AT&T building, Chella’s gets lost in the mélange of the neighborhood’s parking lots, charitable organizations, and various medical offices. Were it not for the unexpected recommendation of a few visitors passing through town, I...

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Ultraviolet & Punk Bunny

Posted on Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2008-03-26 There’s a steady buzz surrounding fiery frontwoman Sarah Hudson and for good reason — once she takes hold of you, she’ll never let go. L.A. quartet Ultraviolet (right) pumps out addictive, electro-dance rock that demands you shake it. Since completing their first EP, Fast, Cheap and...

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Aceyalone, 88 keys, DJ Drez, Truth Universal, MC One Eye, DJ EF Cuttin, OBX, & DJ Tech-neek

Posted on Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2008-03-26 A founding member of the pioneering rap group Freestyle Fellowship, revered emcee Aceyalone played a leading role in the evolution of literate hip-hop on the West Coast indie scene. Since then the prolific artist has released solo projects and collaborations, in addition to albums with Freestyle. 2007...

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Chris Rock

Posted on Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2008-03-26 Comic heavyweight Chris Rock is on the road with all-new material for his first stand-up tour in three years — the “No Apologies” worldwide tour kicked off New Year’s Eve with a sold-out Madison Square Garden show. The three-time Emmy Award-winner hits San Antonio for one night...

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CineMujer Film Festival

Posted on Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2008-03-26 Featuring more than 20 films from diverse communities around the world, CineMujer addresses a broad range of issues. One of many highlights is Antonia, a film depicting four young Afro-Brazilian women rap artists in Sao Paolo struggling against the racism and misogyny of the music industry as...

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Cesar E. Chavez March For Justice

Posted on Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2008-03-26 Join the community to celebrate the legacy of César Estrada Chávez, the labor leader who committed his life to the struggle for social justice. The San Antonio March aspires to be the largest in the nation honoring Chavez. The March to the Alamo begins at 1 p.m....

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Switchfoot w. Athlete

Posted on Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2008-03-26 Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman’s big inspirations fall decidedly outside the music business. He looks to Søren Kierkegaard, C.S. Lewis, Jack Kerouac, and Isaac Newton’s law of gravity for creative juice. The latest album from his San Diego-based band, Oh! Gravity, continues the string of Foreman-influenced lyrical masterpieces....

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tick, tick ... BOOM!

Posted on Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2008-03-26 This student-produced play isn’t your typical, run-of-the-mill musical. Sure, it has a young cast weighing their options over “selling out” or staying true to themselves, but the journey to adulthood was never an easy one, right? Tick, tick … BOOM! is the autobiographical account of Tony-award-winning...

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Girls Rock!

Posted on Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2008-03-26 Shane King and Arne Johnson follow campers who came to the Rock ’n’ Roll Camp for Girls in Portland, Oregon, to form bands, write songs, and play gigs. They ask the 8-18 year-olds about their dreams, thoughts about our society, and their excitement about rock ’n’ roll,...

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Art at Our Doorstep: San Antonio Writers and Artists

Posted on Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2008-03-26 OLLU’s 2008 festival explores social justice in literature, featuring a diverse lineup of authors over the course of a week. The event kicks off with readings from authors represented in the Trinity University Press anthology, Art at Our Doorstep, including host (and Current freelancer) Steven G. Kellman,...

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