Friday, January 28, 2011

EPA head speaks against Texas' greenhouse reg resistance

Posted By on Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 6:20 PM

By Michael Barajas mbarajas@sacurrent.com The head of the Environmental Protection Agency made her rounds through San Antonio Friday, defending the agency’s rare decision to take over greenhouse gas permits in the state — a move that some GOP lawmakers have dubbed the agency’s “war on Texas.” Lisa P. Jackson,...

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Future of 'Dirty Deely' coal plant debated

Posted By on Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 12:33 PM

Sonya Harvey sonyaharveytx@gmail.com A new report from Environment Texas titled “Dirty Energy’s Assault On Our Health: Mercury” released this week suggests CPS Energy’s coal-fired plants housed at Calaveras Lake are the 11th dirtiest in the state. With an estimated 16,350 pounds of mercury emitted in 2009 in Texas...

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Hidden Message from #SOTU: America Needs More Burlesque!

Posted By on Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 10:23 PM

OK, so maybe there wasn't a drinking game for every time Obama said the word "boobies" during his State of the Union speech, but it sure would have been fun if there was! Regardless, it's high time conservative San Antonio catches up with Mr. POTUS and gets freaky....

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Content: An illustrated history of creation, circulation, and consumption

Posted By on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 1:29 PM

Content: An illustrated history by Sheldrake & Karoshikula is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License....

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Ledaswan: NUM83R5

Posted on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Ledaswan: NUM83R5 Label: Self-released Release Date: 2011-01-26 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording A musically inclined family affair (with the exception of freshly welcomed bassist, Lalo Rodríguez), Ledaswan graces their SA faithful with an eagerly anticipated third stab at gloomy pop-rock ingenuity. Every track is aptly named in relation to the...

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Destroyer: Kaputt

Posted on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Destroyer: Kaputt Label: Merge Release Date: 2011-01-26 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording Is the world really going to end in 2012? Let’s check out the signs: Hundreds of animals spontaneously dropping dead every five minutes? Check. Sarah Palin still taken seriously as a potential leader of the free world? Check....

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Praxis: Profanation: Preparations for a Coming Darkness

Posted on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Praxis: Profanation: Preparations for a Coming Darkness Label: M.O.D. Technologies Release Date: 2011-01-26 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording To accurately translate the labyrinthine assemblage of sounds that make up Praxis would take more hyphens than even the most genre-specific record store would be willing to accommodate on its display signage....

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ARTS San Antonio Presents: Vince Gill in Concert

Posted on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-01-26 Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill boasts 20 studio albums, 40 hit singles (on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart), and 20 Grammys — more than any other male country artist. Based on recent concert reviews, the multi-instrumentalist and songwriter doesn’t disappoint when performing...

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Pinetop Perkins & Willie â??Big Eyesâ? Smith

Posted on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-01-26 With a fresh Grammy nomination for 2010’s Joined at the Hip (the first album to credit them both as bandleaders), Pinetop Perkins and Willile “Big Eyes” Smith return to Sam’s just six months after Perkins’ 97th birthday concert. In the late ’60s, the lifelong...

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ARTSLAM! 5th Anniversary Party

Posted on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-01-26 Rather than challenging artists with visual parameters (superheroes, pirates, ninjas, the undead, etc.), ARTSLAM! returns to its original theme-less format in honor of five years of live “art mayhem.” L.A.-based artists Jim Mahfood (aka “Foodone”) and Dave Crosland (aka “King Gum”) “rock the canvas” with...

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