Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Parental Advisory Tour

Posted on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2010-04-28 Any band that’s capable of earning a Grammy nomination for performing a psychobilly song called “Fried Chicken and Coffee” probably deserves a listen. Lead guitarist Ruyter Suys (who was named one of the 12 Greatest Female Electric Guitarists by Elle Magazine in ’09) describes Nashville Pussy’s sound...

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Provacouture Runway Show

Posted on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2010-04-28 This Friday, Toshiba, Geisha, Inc., and Mikailee Alton will unite to present the Provacouture Runway Show, an evening of fashion benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Lone Star Chapter. Starting at 6:30 p.m., guests can rub elbows with local celebs and fashion fans over cocktails before the big...

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Jim Hightower and "The Living Spirit of Texas Populism: In Our Politics, In Our Culture"

Posted on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2010-04-28 Considered “America’s #1 populist,” best-selling author and syndicated political columnist Jim Hightower is famous for challenging the powers that be on behalf of the “Powers That Ought To Be,” including environmentalists, farmers, and “just plain folks.” The exhibition Swim Against the Current: Highlights from the Jim Hightower...

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Woofstock

Posted on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2010-04-28 We love it when musicians come together for a great cause, and this one has us feeling all warm and fuzzy inside. Organized by Pet Pals of Texas (a non-profit that provides in-home care, food, and veterinary support to the pets of disabled and terminally ill animal...

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Lemonade Day

Posted on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2010-04-28 Don’t be surprised if you notice an inordinate amount of tiny young professionals selling roadside refreshments this Sunday. Lemonade Day is a nationwide initiative designed to teach kids the basics of running a business. Why not start early and plant the seeds that will one day grow...

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George Strait, Reba McEntire, Lee Ann Womack, Randy Rogers Band

Posted on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2010-04-28 With 57 chart-toppers, George Strait holds the world record for the most number one singles in the history of music, regardless of genre. Having sold 67 million albums worldwide, one would imagine the Poteet-born superstar could sell out the Alamodome on his own. We won’t find out...

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Solar Fest 2010

Posted on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2010-04-28 Solar San Antonio has organized an enlightening family day in the sun that fuses education and entertainment to raise awareness about ways we can make innovative changes to the ways we use power. Tent talks, live music, and an array of eco-conscious vendors will rely on solar...

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Jung Hee Mun: Retracing Sensation

Posted on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2010-04-28 The prodigious Jung Hee Mun — the product of a Korean childhood, an American art school, the San Antonio contemporary scene, and her own billion-horsepower imagination — shows a series of artworks called Retracing Sensation at The Southwest School of Art & Craft until June...

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The Essence of man

Posted on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2010-04-28 If you’re the type of guy who’s always been irritated by the “ladies only” rule at male strip clubs or the type of girl who longs for a slice of pumped and oiled beefcake but would rather not be seen entering Hard Bodies, Club Essence is sure...

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I Learned the Hard Way

Posted on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:00 AM

I Learned the Hard Way Composer: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Label: Daptone Release Date: 2010-04-28 Rated: NONE Media: CD Length: LP Format: Album Genre: Recording Though it’s not a straight-up break-up album, I Learned the Hard Way, the latest from Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, serves up a...

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