Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Slipknot, Coheed and Cambria, & Trivium

Posted on Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-02-25 In one of the strangest tour pairings since Slayer and Marilyn Manson in ’07, special guests Coheed and Cambria join metal masters Slipknot on the Iowa-based ninesome’s largest American tour to date. Come to think of it, Slipknot and Disturbed was a pretty strange pairing for last...

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David Copperfield

Posted on Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-02-25 Armed with his signature off-the-cuff humor, David Copperfield breaks new ground with “Grand Illusion,” a new stage show in which the conjurer takes one’s dreams (and maybe a few nightmares) and turns them into reality. The Majestic Theatre provides the perfect setting for the intimate affair, which...

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Glow Your Spirit: Love In '09

Posted on Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-02-25 The Current never quite knows what will transpire when local artist L.A. David throws one of his eclectic art ’n’ music mashup parties. What we do know: there will be a combination of space burros and burras, atypical artwork, and rockin’ tunes by I Ching Gatos, Heather...

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Jeff Corwin

Posted on Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-02-25 Award-winning Animal Planet host Jeff Corwin unleashes his “Tales from the Field” presentation on wildlife, ecology, and conservation at SAC, bringing along live reptiles for display and discussion. The adventure-seeking wildlife biologist is widely recognized for his work in communicating the need for a sustainable approach to...

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Last Call at Cigar Club w. The Jackson Parten Catastrophe, Mike Gomez & DJ Vinny, Chris Taylor & The Million Dollar Trio, Tim Phillips Trio, Elijah Zane Trio and The Vinyl Affair

Posted on Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-02-25 Stone Oak staple Cigar Club says goodbye to its beloved patrons with a weekend of drinks, stogies, and live music to close out 13 successful years. The party gets started on Friday with a CD Release by Johnny Goudie (below), stretching into Saturday with the all-day “Last...

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8th Annual JCC Jewish Film Festival

Posted on Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-02-25 From the uproarious coming-of-age film Sixty Six to the melancholy memoir Fugitive Pieces, the Barshop JCC’s festival aims to move attendees from one end of the emotional spectrum to the other. This year’s lineup includes forays into forbidden religion and relationships (The Secrets), a delayed assassination that...

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Poetry In Motion

Posted on Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-02-25 The Ballet Conservatory of South Texas presents original works of contemporary and classical ballet that educate audiences about various styles, simultaneously entertaining and inspiring with cutting-edge choreography. Giselle, Act II is a hauntingly beautiful example of romantic style; the performance tells the story of the Willies, beautiful...

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The Heartless Bastards

Posted on Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2009-02-25 The Heartless Bastards mix ethereal blues and lo-fi alt-rock into a unique formula on their third album, The Mountain, which they’re supporting on tour now. The soaring title track oozes sonic majesty, with pedal-steel guitar and Erika Wennerstrom’s vocals surfing over waves of crashing guitars....

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Riley Robinson & Joey Fauerso

Posted on Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2009-02-25 Riley Robinson is the studio director at Artpace and a sculptor. He’s also the husband of Hunting Prize finalist painter Joey Fauerso. They’re like the Hart to Hart of the San Anto art world! They have a show, too — not on TV, but at...

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Noche de Cultura

Posted on Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2009-02-25 Join some of the city’s most talented artists, writers, and performers in a night that promises the finest in puro San Anto culture. Local writer Barbara Renaud Gonzalez kicks off the event with excerpts from her upcoming novel, Golondrina, why did you leave me?, the...

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