Wednesday, November 26, 2008

The BBC Sessions

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

The BBC Sessions Composer: Belle & Sebastian Conductor: Belle & Sebastian Label: Matador Release Date: 2008-11-26 Rated: NONE Genre: Indie Rock Scottish indie-rockers Belle & Sebastian serve up a little something to tide over their rabid, bookish fanbase while they work on a new album (which is supposedly a soundtrack...

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In Lucid Dreams

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

In Lucid Dreams Composer: The Bright Conductor: The Bright Label: Self released Release Date: 2008-11-26 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording Formerly known as Superstring, this Dallas-based band is making waves with dynamic vocalist Julie Lange singing out over a modern-rock sound that combines an alternative edge with a power-pop sensibility. Lange’s...

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Sycamore Meadows

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

Sycamore Meadows Composer: Butch Walker Conductor: Butch Walker Label: Original Signal Release Date: 2008-11-26 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording It’s as though Walker produced enough nubile-divas-of-the-week (Katy Perry, Lindsay Lohan, Pink, Avril Lavigne) to want his own shot at the charts. Walker follows 2006’s (Lohan-inspired?) glammy power-pop paean to Hollywood decadence...

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XV

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

XV Composer: Kingâ??s X Conductor: Kingâ??s X Label: InsideOut/SPV Release Date: 2008-11-26 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording The Katy, Texas, power trio’s aptly titled 15th album (including a few live releases) continues to mine the rich rock vein that has been the band’s trademark since their 1988 debut, Out of the...

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Double your Fatso’s, double your fun

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

Release Date: 2008-11-26 After some 20 years of providing family-friendly fun to thousands of San Antonians — not to mention hosting many a jam-packed night of Cowboys, Spurs and even professional wrestling viewing — it made sense a year or so ago when Fatso’s Sports Garden opened a new establishment...

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SunDay w. The Next Day, Ledaswan, & One Last Shot

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

Release Date: 2008-11-26 Sun*Day rocked out to a full house at Royal Palace Ballroom during their first Thanksgiving show in ’91 without knowing it would become a 17-year tradition. While most Turkey Day customs involve the dinner table, Sun*Day has decided live music affords more sustenance than bird and cranberries...

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14th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza

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

Release Date: 2008-11-26 The 14th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza is Texas’s largest and longest running Latin music event of its kind, attracting more than 20,000 people to the Alamo City for the week-long music festival. The Extravaganza includes a mariachi-themed art exhibit at the Centro Cultural Aztlán, Christmas-themed student mariachi...

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Las Nuevas Tamaleras

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

Release Date: 2008-11-26 The holidays get a jump-start with the bilingual play Las Nuevas Tamaleras, which revolves around three contemporary Chicanas who attempt to make the perfect tamale. When spirits Doña Juanita and Doña Mercedes appear to guide the young women, their bickering and frustration grows into an entertaining comedy....

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Light Up The Night Package

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

Release Date: 2008-11-26 Be there when the switch is thrown and bask in 122,000 twinkling holiday lights forming a canopy over San Antonio’s River Walk. The Ford Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony is a holiday tradition for many, and serves as the official kickoff to the Paseo del Rio...

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World AIDS Day

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

Release Date: 2008-11-26 The San Antonio AIDS Foundation commemorates World AIDS Day with a candlelight vigil in remembrance of those we have lost to the auto-immune disease. Great strides have been made in the fight against AIDS, and we’re reminded that the day is for celebration in addition to awareness...

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