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  • 15 hours Where to Score National Ice Cream Day Deals in San Antonio Sacurrent -Food
    Sunday, July 21 is National Ice Cream Day, a necessary holiday during a hot Texas summer. Here’s where you can beat the heat with great deals and fun flavors in San Antonio: Baskin Robbins // Stop by your local Baskin Robbins and get two pre-packed quarts in a variety of flavors for $7.99 all day.… ... more
  • 15 hours City of San Antonio’s Migrant Resource Center Has Aided 25,700 People Since It Opened Sacurrent
    Since the City of San Antonio's Migrant Resource Center opened at the end of March, 25,700 people have used its services, according to a city spokeswoman. The downtown center opened March 30 to provide what was then considered a temporary response to the influx of asylum seekers — primarily from Central America — who were released by federal authorities along the U.S.-Mexico border.… ... more
  • 15 hours ACL Spillover Continues: The Raconteurs Announce San Antonio Date in October Sacurrent -Music
    Detroit's The Raconteurs will be the second ACL spillover act to land a San Antonio date, the first being producer Jai Wolf. The rock outfit has announced a Sunday, October 6, show at the Aztec Theatre. The Raconteurs, formed in 2005, consist of the White Stripes’ Jack White on vocals and guitar plus Brendan Benson (vocals, guitar), Jack Lawrence (bass guitar) and Patrick Keeler (drums). The band has released three studio albums, including this year’s Help Us Stranger. While there are some bluesy elements to the The Raconteurs' music, that genre doesn't figure quite as heavily as did with the ... more
  • 15 hours Lil Booty Call Announces U.S. Tour With a Stop in San Antonio Sacurrent -Music
    Rap Sensation Lil Booty Call is on a roll. After dropping a new music video a day before gracing the cover of the Current, the rapper has now announced a 10-day tour. After kicking off in Dallas, the 22-year-old artist will make his way back to San Antonio on Wednesday, August 24, for a show at Paper Tiger and wrap up his trek at LA's Roxy Theatre. Call’s debut album was released through Warner Records last month after his song “Sailor Moon” blew up via Soundcloud in 2017. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 19 ... more
  • 17 hours Australia’s Drunk Mum’s Stagger Their Way Toward San Antonio in August Sacurrent -Music
    Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Drunk Mums are the newest rock 'n’ roll outfit that you didn’t know you needed in your life. Chaotic and yet catchy, the band sounds like a mix between acid trip-era Beatles and the early Stooges while maintaining a contemporary feel. In other words, the Drunk Mums create music that's carefree and poppy but still heavy enough to rock out to. Catch the outfit when they make their way to San Antonio for a show at Paper Tiger on Saturday, August 10. Tickets ($10-$15) are on sale now. [location-1] ... more
  • 17 hours Adult Contemporary Latin Star Mijares Gears up for San Antonio Date Sacurrent -Music
    José Manuel Mijares-Morán, better known simply as Mijares, is headed to San Antonio for an Aztec Theatre show on Thursday, September 10. Mijares made his professional debut in 1981 at a festival called Valores Juveniles in his native Mexico while he was in his early 20s. Shortly after, he hired on as a background singer for renown Latin pop star Emmanuel.… ... more
  • 18 hours Artpace Unveils Work By Juana Córdova, Francis Almendárez and Narcissister for Its Latest International Artist-in-Residence Exhibitions Sacurrent -Arts
    The latest round of Artpace's International Artist-in-Residence program demands to be heard as much as seen. Each of the artists elected by guest curator Karina Aguilera Skvirsky has created visually distinct and seemingly disparate bodies of work, but the exhibitions are united by the presence of sound. For "Chronicles of Uprooting," Juana Córdova (Cuenca, Ecuador) collected samples of tumbleweed, an immigrant plant that made its way to the American West via a shipment of flaxseed from Russia, and achiote seeds, a plant common to the tropics of Latin America that has been used to give flavor and color to ... more
  • 18 hours Comedy Podcasters Tiny Meat Gang to Bring Their Bro Stylings to the Tobin Center Sacurrent -Arts
    Another day, another set of podcasters announcing a live tour. This time it's the Tiny Meat Gang, the dynamic duo of former Silicon Valley bros who ditched their sweet gigs as software engineers to try on comedy for size. A year into their podcast, which features episodes like "Cucktober," "Pleasing Robots" and "Millennial Sasquatch," they've racked up hundreds of thousands of views and listens on YouTube and beyond, which they ascribe to their "6-foot-7-inch personalities" (which belies their more modest physical size).… ... more
  • 18 hours Lick Honest Ice Creams Opening Second San Antonio Location in 2020 Sacurrent -Food
    A popular Texas-based chain is stretching its legs in San Antonio. Lick Honest Ice Creams announced plans to open a second Alamo City location in 2020. Known for its seasonal and sustainable artisan ice creams, Lick first touched down in San Antonio at the Pearl in 2014. For its second location, Lick will again stick to the center city, settling at Hemisfair.… ... more
  • 19 hours Selena’s Brother, A. B. Quintanilla, Returns to San Antonio With His Band Los Kumbia King All Starz Sacurrent -Music
    A. B. Quintanilla, better known to many as the brother of Selena, has scheduled a summer performance in San Antonio. On Saturday, August 31, the Corpus Christi native will hit the Aztec Theatre for a show with his band Los Kumbia Kings All Starz. The group mixes of Latin rock, cumbia, hip-hop and pop — basically, the recipe for a party in South Texas. In addition to serving as bassist, producer and writer for Selena's band, Los Dinos, Quintanilla also authored the books Como La Flor, Amor Prohibido and No Me Queda Más. Tickets ($29-$74) are ... more
  • 19 hours San Antonio Woman Arrested After She Allegedly Met Up With Man, Shot Him in the Face Sacurrent
    Authorities have arrested a San Antonio woman in connection to one of the bodies discovered around town in recent weeks. Police picked up Aliza Marie Cantu on Wednesday, alleging that the 23-year-old used social media to meet up with and kill a man on Monday.… ... more
  • 19 hours High Number of Bodies Recently Found in San Antonio Concerns Community, Draws ‘Serial Killer’ Speculation Sacurrent
    It looks like San Antonio is about to surpass the number of total homicides in 2018, and it’s only July. While San Antonio saw eleven total murders for all of 2018, there have already been eleven this year.… ... more
  • 21 hours Julián Castro and Beto O’Rourke Fall Behind Other Democratic Presidential Hopefuls in Fundraising Sacurrent
    When it comes to campaign money, Julián Castro and Beto O’Rourke — the two Texans chasing the Democratic presidential nomination — are trailing others in the pack vying to duke it out with President Trump in 2020. An analysis of campaign finance documents by Austin's KXAN-TV shows the pair lagging as other Democratic competitors ramp up their fundraising efforts. Despite a spike in contributions after his strong performance in the first debate, Castro has just $1.1 million in his campaign war chest, according to Federal Election Commission filings.… ... more
  • 22 hours First Lady of San Antonio Erika Prosper to Serve as Ambassador for Harlequin Romance’s Feel Good Day Sacurrent -Arts
    Harlequin Romance knows their demographic – the publisher of romance and other woman-centric literature has had the oft-maligned chick lit market cornered for nearly seven decades – and now they're looking for a piece of the wellness pie. The romance lit behemoth is bringing its latest project to San Antonio in October, the Harlequin Feel Good Day, which they say is all about celebrating "what makes women feel their best, do their best and be their best selves." Hosted by soap star Melody Thomas Scott (The Young and the Restless), the event features a series of workshops that include ... more
  • 22 hours Annual PokéFest San Antonio Returns to Norris Conference Centers Sacurrent -Arts
    Once again, it’s time to grab your ‘mons and get your poké on for San Antonio’s homegrown event celebrating one of the most beloved game series and anime this side of Japan.… ... more
  • 23 hours Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar Continues Looking for His Defining Moment Sacurrent
    Editor's Note: Jade Esteban Estrada is the writer of Glitter Political, a series of articles detailing San Antonio's political scene. On a bustling Tuesday morning, I spot Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar in the back dining room of Mi Tierra Café y Panadería. The American Dream mural to my left, which features an artistic interpretation of San Antonio’s most celebrated movers and shakers, serves as an unrehearsed icebreaker as I sit down with the county’s highest-ranking law enforcement official.… ... more
  • 23 hours Built to Spill Stopping in San Antonio As Part of 20th Anniversary Celebration of Keep it Like a Secret Sacurrent -Music
    Even though Built to Spill was in the 2-1-0 just last year, the Boise, Idaho natives’ contribution to modern indie rock may be worth checking out twice in such a short period. This time, the band’s touring to celebrate the 20th anniversary of definitive album Keep it Like a Secret, the more-cohesive and mature followup to its major label debut Perfect from Now On. More psychedelic and musically sweeping than many of its ’90s alt-rock counterparts, Built to Spill has deservedly emerged an icon of that musical era. $25-$28, Sat July 20, 7 p.m., Paper Tiger, ... more
  • 23 hours The Bridge Builder: ‘Itinerant Curator’ Leslie Moody Castro Connects the Art Worlds of Texas and Mexico Sacurrent -Arts
    Name: Leslie Moody Castro Profession: Curator Age: 37 Birthplace: Edinburg, Texas Big impact: In addition to curating impactful exhibitions involving cultural exchanges between San Antonio, Austin and Mexico City, Moody Castro creates contemporary art “experiences” tailor-made for visitors to her adopted hometown. Little-known fact: She’s a classically trained vocalist who once dreamed of becoming a book editor and recently recovered from a debilitating case of writer’s block. Money quote: “She is definitely a bridge builder: an optimist who wants to find a way to make it happen, create the dream, bring people together.” — Blue Star Contemporary Executive ... more
  • 23 hours Koe Wetzel Playing Whitewater Amphitheater in Honor of New Album with Support from Cody Canada & The Departed, Kody West Sacurrent -Music
    Koe Wetzel’s high-energy show in support of his album Harold Saul High will infuse the energy of rock with the good-ol’ feel of country and give fans “Something to Talk About” on the banks of Canyon Lake. With support from Cody Canada & The Departed as well as Kody West, this trifecta of twang sounds like a good excuse to go tubing by day and two-stepping at night — though it’s a toss-up as to which will be hotter. $23.10-$881.29, Sat July 20, 7:30 p.m., Whitewater Amphitheater, 11860 FM 306, New Braunfels, (830) 964-3800,… ... more
  • 1 day ‘Funniest Woman on Instagram’ Celeste Barber Brings Live Comedy Show to the Tobin Sacurrent -Arts
    Christened the funniest woman on Instagram by Vogue, Celeste Barber saturates each of her posts with her own brand of self-awareness.… ... more
  • 2 days R&B Star Khalid Brought Love ‘Right Back’ to San Antonio with Free Spirit Tour Sacurrent -Music
    Clad in Texas-flag boots and a Spurs baseball cap, Khalid showed his home state and the Alamo City some love Tuesday night at the AT&T Center. Performing hits off his sophomore album, Free Spirit, and a generous number of the tunes that launched him into stardom, Khalid's two-hour performance energized the crowd before leaving it breathless. Just a day after posing in front of the world's largest cowboy boots at North Star, the Texas native danced, squatted and twirled his way across the stage in his own pair. Against a backdrop of dreamy images of his hometown ... more
  • 2 days Immigration Groups Sue Trump Administration Over New Policy That Effectively Stops Central Americans From Seeking U.S. Asylum Sacurrent
    Immigrant-rights groups have sued the Trump administration to block its new rule aimed at all but eliminating the ability of Central Americans fleeing persecution to ask for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. The plaintiffs — represented by the ACLU — filed in a San Francisco federal court for an injunction halting the new rule. The change was unveiled Monday as part of the administration's hardline immigration policy. The Trump administration wants to deny protection to all migrants who fail to apply for asylum in at least one country they pass through on their way to the United States.… ... more
  • 2 days Make a Wish: San Antonio Rapper Lil Booty Call’s New Music Video is Hilarious Sacurrent -Music
    Fresh from gracing the cover of the San Antonio Current, Lil Booty Call has released a video for the track “Prescriptions” off his debut album Jesus Said Run It Back. The vid starts out with Lil Booty Call in a therapist's office talking about girl problems. Typical for any young, straight dude in his early-’20s, right?… ... more
  • 2 days Nu-Metal Vets Nonpoint Descend Upon San Antonio This September Sacurrent -Music
    South Florida's Nonpoint got its start in the mid-to-late ’90s nu-metal scene, pairing groove-heavy riffs with charging hip-hop beats. Formed by drummer Robb Rivera and vocalist Elias Soriano, the band signed to MCA records and got plenty of road exposure through tours with Hed PE, Mudvayne, Fuel, Taproot and Drowning Pool. Turns out Nonpoint is still touring and will hit San Antonio for a Rock Box show on Thursday, September 19, with Hyro Da Hero, Madame Mayhem, Zero Theorem.… ... more
  • 2 days Grain to Glass: Downtown’s Maverick Distillery to Begin Serving Whiskey and Beer Steeped in Texas History Sacurrent -Food
    Maverick Whiskey, the long-awaited distillery from Ken Maverick — a direct descendent of Texas Independence leader Samuel A. Maverick — will open its doors to downtown San Antonio on July 23. Housed inside the historic Lockwood Bank Building at 115 Broadway, the three-story distillery sits on the corner of the prominent family’s original homestead. Maverick purchased the property nearly two years ago with plans to create a place that honored his family, their love of great spirits and San Antonio. “We hope to honor our family name with everything we do and to give patrons a taste of what ... more
  • 2 days CPS Chief Paula Gold-Williams Resigns as Chamber Chair, Citing Lawsuit Over City’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Sacurrent
    Paula Gold-Williams, CEO of city-owned utility CPS Energy, is resigning as chairwoman of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce after business groups sued the City of San Antonio to block its paid sick leave ordinance. Gold-Williams' late Tuesday announcement came just a day after business groups asked a Bexar County district judge to stop the policy from taking effect on August 1.… ... more
  • 2 days 10-Year-Old Boy Takes Truck for Joy Ride, Leads Converse Police on Chase Sacurrent
    A 10-year-old boy was taken into police custody Tuesday afternoon after he reportedly stole a truck and led officers on a chase. Converse police spotted a black Toyota Tundra driving "recklessly" in the San Antonio suburb just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to a KSAT report.… ... more
  • 2 days Dallas-Based Taco Shop to Move Into Former Taco Land Location Sacurrent -Food
    A few months after Viva Tacoland suddenly, but not surprisingly, shut its doors, a real estate company has confirmed that the space once housing a San Antonio punk rock mecca will bring more Gringo dining options to the gentrifying Pearl area. REATA Real Estate told that Dallas-based restaurant chain Velvet Taco will move into the building at 101 W. Grayson, which formerly housed Viva Tacoland — and the greatly-missed underground rock venue Taco Land before that. "Velvet Taco is excited to enter the San Antonio market, filling the void in the community after the closing of Viva Tacoland," ... more
  • 2 days Khalid Stopped By BBQ Restaurant, Performed Karaoke Ahead of San Antonio Show Sacurrent -Music
    Rising R&B star Khalid spent some time exploring San Antonio ahead of his AT&T Center show on Tuesday evening. Smoke: BBQ Restaurant owner Adrian Martinez told that the star, who considers El Paso his hometown, stopped by the restaurant Monday evening for his fix of Texas 'cue. He even performed treated diners to a bit of karaoke, taking to the mic to perform Miguel's "Sure Thing" and a few other songs. A video of Khalid's karaoke bit was shared on Smoke's Facebook page. Martinez told the news site that Khalid was "unsuspecting," only getting fans' ... more
  • 2 days San Antonio’s Will Hurd One of Just Four Congressional Republicans to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets Sacurrent
    U.S. Rep. Will Hurd of San Antonio was one of just four Republican members of Congress to vote for a resolution condemning President Trump's racist tweets demanding that four Democratic congresswomen of color "go back" to their countries of origin. Tuesday's 240-187 vote came after Trump and top GOP lawmakers denied the president is a racist and urged members of their party to oppose the Democratic-sponsored resolution.… ... more
  • 2 days Here to Win: Chef Mike Nguyen Scores a Victory with His Ramen-Focused Noodle Tree Sacurrent -Food
    Name: Mike Nguyen Profession: Chef, owner of Noodle Tree Age: 32 Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California Big impact: There are no frills at Noodle Tree, but Nguyen’s training and his dedicated staff aim to deliver food experiences usually reserved for fine dining establishments. Little-known fact: Makes Liquid Rage hot sauce in his house using habanero, jalapeño and ghost peppers. Money quote: “I stayed here because I love San Antonio.… ... more
  • 2 days Classic Psych Act Bubble Puppy Returning Home for San Antonio Show Sacurrent -Music
    A lot of folks don’t realize that Texas’ contribution to ’60s psychedelic rock, while not as storied as California’s, was pretty damned significant.… ... more
  • 2 days Get Your Fix of All Kinds of Comedy This Weekend at The Big-Little Comedy Fest at Bexar Stage Sacurrent -Arts
    Bexar Stage wants y'all to know that Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club isn't the only game in town. For the second year, they're hosting the Big-Little Comedy Fest, which relocated to our fair city in 2018 after stints in Grand Rapids, MI and Cleveland, OH. This event is all-in: stand-up, sketch comedy and improv will be repped in equal measure, with performers from all over Texas as well as L.A., Chicago and Philadelphia. Each show includes a mix of comedic styles, with themes like Party On and Cheap Date, and with multiple performances a night from Thursday through Saturday you can ... more
  • 2 days San Antonio Might Be YouTubers The Try Guys’ Secret Favorite City Sacurrent -Arts
    The internet, the great democratizer, has made wannabe celebrities of us all.  The subject of a steady stream of think-pieces, the Sisyphean quest to get more clicks, more views and more likes is pursued by everyone from your doddering aunt on Facebook to cross-platform viral behemoths like Grumpy Cat (may she rest in peace). One such online behemoth is the Try Guys, whose first Buzzfeed video has racked up well over 21 million views.… ... more
  • 2 days Start Your Weekend with Colectivo Flamenco’s Performance at Carmens de la Calle Sacurrent -Music
    Feast your eyes and ears on Colectivo Flamenco as the singers, guitarist and dancers fan the flame of passion within you.… ... more
  • 2 days Round Up Your Girl Squad and Get Ready to Laugh About the Horror that is Menopause in Tobin Center Performance Sacurrent -Arts
    Ah, menopause… the hormonal bogeywoman whose promise of ended periods is marred by her own monstrous symptoms. Menopause the Musical spotlights four characters from different walks of life that collide while lingerie shopping, and they have nothing in common but “the change.” Performed in 16 countries, the story celebrates the universal horror and humor of hot flashes and night sweats.… ... more
  • 2 days Built to Last?: Meet Lil Booty Call, the San Antonio SoundCloud Rapper Who Scored a Major-Label Deal Sacurrent -Music
    Name: Lil Booty Call Profession: Rapper Age: 22 Birthplace: San Antonio Big impact: After his song “Sailor Moon” blew up SoundCloud, Lil Booty Call landed a deal with Warner Records. Little-known fact: Prefers $3 black T-shirts from Walmart over expensive clothing Money quote: “To be honest, real music will last forever … I don’t really copy styles. I copy the way people move, I study people.… ... more
  • 2 days Wildlife Guardian: Conservationist Danté Fenolio Fights to Protect Biodiversity At Home and Abroad Sacurrent -Arts
    Name: Danté Fenolio Title: Vice President of Conservation and Research, San Antonio Zoo Age: 48 Birthplace: Los Gatos, California Big impact: Saving the world —  one amphibian at a time Little-known fact: He once removed a botfly larva from his own face with a razor blade.… ... more
  • 2 days Humanizing the Data: San Antonio Public Health Guru Colleen Bridger Moves Into Larger Role with the City Sacurrent
    Name: Colleen Bridger Title: Assistant City Manager Age: 51 Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan Big impact: After helming Tobacco 21 and an effort to address childhood trauma as director of Metro Health, Bridger has jumped into an expanded city role with new challenges. Little-known fact: She once hiked up Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, with her mother, who was 70 at the time.… ... more
  • 3 days Addiction Crisis Hotline to Serve San Antonio Residents Soon Sacurrent
    There are several different hotlines that people can call when they are dealing with a variety of issues or crises. Now, there will be one that will cater to San Antonio residents specifically. For the first time, San Antonio will soon have a 24-hour crisis hotline for anyone struggling with addiction. According to a News 4 San Antonio report, it will connect people to places where they can get help from local organizations and its resources immediately. Soon, getting help will be easier than ever before thanks to a new partnership between three local groups: Alpha ... more
  • 3 days Former Metro Health Director Colleen Bridger Promoted to Assistant City Manager Sacurrent
    Colleen Bridger, San Antonio's former public-health czar, has been named an assistant city manager after serving four months in an interim version of the post, a city spokeswoman has confirmed. City Manager Erik Walsh was originally expected to decide whether to extend the permanent job offer on September 1 or to allow Bridger to return to her previous position as director of Metro Health.… ... more
  • 3 days White Elephant Coffee Co. to Close Southtown San Antonio Shop This Month Sacurrent -Food
    Get your final caffeine fix at White Elephant Coffee Co. while you can. After four years of business, the award-winning Southtown coffeeshop will close its doors on July 31.… ... more
  • 3 days San Antonio Transgender Woman and Her Father Appear in National Ad Campaign About Acceptance Sacurrent
    According to the 2015 U.S. Transgender survey, 1.4 million people identify as a different gender than that assigned at birth. That statistic has grown every year, but many transgender individuals still face problems and obstacles. One of the biggest issues is acceptance, particularly by family members.… ... more
  • 3 days Authorities Arrest San Antonio Man Who Ran Over Officer’s Bike During Traffic Stop Sacurrent
    A San Antonio motorist is now facing charges weeks after he reportedly struck and ran over a police officer's bicycle during a traffic stop. Two officers were patrolling Cattleman's Square on June 29 when they saw a vehicle fail to use its signal while turning. The officers attempted to pull over the driver, and followed the car. An affidavit report obtained by identifies the driver as Jonathan Ray Martinez, 22. Martinez eventually stopped, at which point one of the officers walked up to his window while the other parked his bicycle in front of the ... more
  • 3 days Japanese Sensation Miyavi Lands in San Antonio in August Sacurrent -Music
    Actor, UN Ambassador, guitarist, vocalist and all-around stellar performing artist Miyavi is heading to San Antonio, and we’re pretty fucking stoked. Yes, you read that right, Miyavi is a UN ambassador and visits refugee camps around the world. While not volunteering his time to make the world a better place, 石原 崇雅 Ishihara Takamasa, better known as Miyavi, has been fusing singer-songwriter pop with an electric rotation of guitar sounds and riffs. Sometimes the guitar embellishments come across as jarring at first listen. However, after letting the music seep in for a few seconds, it becomes ... more
  • 3 days Pinch, San Antonio’s Southeast Seafood Restaurant, Refocuses Expansion: Second Location to Open in 2020 Sacurrent -Food
    Pinch Boil House, a dining staple in downtown San Antonio, has paused its expansion plans for East Austin, following unexpected development delays. The popular fast-causal restaurant, co-founded by Andrew Ho and Sean Wen, opened to local diners in 2017, and was slated to open a second location in East Austin this summer. The team is now scouting potential locations, with plans to open the new Alamo City restaurant in mid-to-late 2020.… ... more
  • 3 days Spurs’ Lonnie Walker IV Named to Summer League Team After Breakout Performances Sacurrent -Arts
    This summer, Lonnie Walker IV came back from injury in a big way. He had breakout performances in both the Salt Lake City and Las Vegas Summer Leagues, ones that gained the attention of many people. He also gained the league's attention as he was recently named to the Summer League Second Team. According to Summer League stats, Walker averaged 19.5 points, 7 rebounds and 1 assist in Salt Lake City and 30 points, 4 rebounds and 1.5 assists in Las Vegas.… ... more
  • 3 days Get the Lowdown on the Leonine Stars of The Lion King at a Special Screening at the Alamo Drafthouse Sacurrent -Arts
    Despite an all-star cast featuring Queen Bey herself, Disney's remake of The Lion King apparently didn't improve all that much on the original. That being said, there's a reason the original movie is beloved by so many, and the new film is an excellent opportunity to revisit Simba's story, now rendered in photorealistic CGI. Still on the fence?… ... more
  • 3 days Australian Worship Phenomenon Hillsong to Touch Down for a San Antonio Date Sacurrent -Music
    While praising a higher power with music is as ancient as humankind, worship music carries a bit of a stigma these days. It may have to do with how many wars have been started in the name of religion, but, hey, if church music is your thing, do your thing, boo. Despite the stigma, some groups in the praise genre pull in big audiences.… ... more
  • 3 days Texas Woman Says She Was Attacked While Tubing in New Braunfels Sacurrent
    A day tubing ended with a Texas woman needing plastic surgery after she said a group of other women brutally beat her. Lindsey Rose of Houston said she was floating the Guadalupe River at the Lazy L&L Campground on Saturday when a stranger tried to take her inner tube. According to Rose, she asked the woman if she was seriously trying to steal her float. Rose said she was attacked by the woman and three others, though she said she doesn't remember much of the attack, according to a report from Houston's KPRC 2. Her boyfriend attempted to ... more
  • 3 days Gina Ortiz Jones Tops Fundraising in Her Race as Opponent Will Hurd Faces Spanish-Language Attack Ad Sacurrent
    Looks like U.S. Rep. Will Hurd is in for another tough reelection bid. The Republican representing San Antonio and a swath of the South Texas border looks to have been outstripped by Democratic opponent Gina Ortiz Jones on daily fundraising totals.… ... more
  • 3 days Video Dungeon Theatre’s Double Feature Includes Screenings of Drive, The Driver Sacurrent -Arts
    There’s no better way to get out of the house and still beat the heat than a summer evening double feature, and Video Dungeon Theatre’s got you, fam. For its next screening, they’ve got cars on the mind, but this is no celebration of the “Great American Road Trip.” Instead, the Dungeoneers are putting the pedal to the metal with a double whammy of ultraviolent heist flicks. First on the docket is Drive, the Ryan Gosling vehicle that nabbed Nicolas Winding Refn the 2011 Best Director Award at Cannes.… ... more
  • 3 days Monica Berlanga Leading Local Artists in RAW: San Antonio Showcase at the Aztec Sacurrent -Arts
    An independent arts organization operating in more than 70 cities across the world, RAW seeks to connect artists with each other and their communities. This sprawling showcase spotlights local talents in fashion, visual arts, film, music, crafts and more, where you can chat with artists about their paintings and handmade crafts or find a spot to watch a live musical performance or fashion show.… ... more
  • 3 days Prepare to Swoon When These Sexy Dudes Perform Thunder from Down Under Show in San Antonio Sacurrent -Arts
    Feelin’ a bit, shall we say, “thirsty,” but Tinder’s been doing you dirty?… ... more
  • 4 days Restorations at West Side Landmark Lerma’s Nite Club Begin with Expected 2020 Reopening Sacurrent -Music
    Monday marks a new era for the iconic Lerma's Nite Club. First opened under a different name in 1948, Lerma's Nite Club was one of the longest-running live conjunto music venues in Texas. After original owner Pablo Lerma sold the property, the club struggled to stay open amid changing ownership and lack of funds for repairs.… ... more
  • 4 days Two Ways to Get Your Moon On For the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Sacurrent -Arts
    Saturday marks 50 years since humanity achieved the pinnacle of space travel: the Apollo 11 moon landing of 1969. Although the stirring promise of human spaceflight stalled in low earth orbit with the space shuttle program, which hasn't been replaced since its 2011 retirement, many people still hold onto the dream of human exploration of other planets, including Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz "Get Your Ass To Mars" Aldrin.… ... more
  • 4 days Meet the Compost Queens: Transforming Waste for a Greener San Antonio Sacurrent -Food
    The Compost Queens are ready to take your (organic) trash. Led by mother-and-daughter team Betsy Wunderlick Gruy and Kate Jaceldo, the Compost Queens have partnered with local residents, farms and restaurants to improve local sustainability (and reduce methane emissions) since 2017. The company has since grown to serve local residents, restaurants like Pharm Table and partnered with farms including Talking Tree Farm, Roots of Change Community Garden and the new Garcia St. Farm, located on the city's East Side. "We have diverted 200,000 pounds of San Antonio's food waste from landfills to local farms since the launch of our ... more
  • 4 days Viral YouTube Stars the Try Guys Bring High-Energy, Glitter-Filled Live Show to San Antonio Sacurrent -Arts
    YouTube wunderkinder The Try Guys have parlayed their willingness to bare all (whether it be their buns in Victoria’s Secret underwear or coming out as gay with a gorgeously choreographed dance video) into a behemoth brand that now includes a podcast (the “Trypod”), book (The Hidden Power of F*cking Up) and a brand spanking new live show, for which they’ve pulled out all the stops to create an experience that’ll knock your socks off. They’re bringing everything you love about the Try Guys to the stage, plus audience participation, costume changes and a liberal dose of both glitter ... more
  • 4 days Maverick Whiskey Celebrates Arrival to Downtown San Antonio with Open House Sacurrent -Food
    Maverick Whiskey – a new distillery, brewery and restaurant named for Texas Independence signer Samuel A. Maverick – is welcoming San Antonians to check out the space during an open house event on Monday, July 15. Owner Ken Maverick, a direct descendent of the Texas history icon, worked for nearly two years to bring his vision to downtown San Antonio. Located inside the former Lockwood National Bank, visitors will be invited to enjoy Maverick's cocktails and small bites from noon-8 p.m. The menu's drink and food menu features local ingredients and products from local producers including Green Bexar Farm, Lil' ... more
  • 4 days First Indigenous Film Festival in San Antonio to Launch at the Guadalupe Theatre This August Sacurrent -Arts
    American Indians in Texas at the Spanish Colonial Missions has teamed up with local filmmaker Scott Pewenofkit to bring a new film festival to San Antonio. The group has worked for 25 years to promote the culture and traditions of indigenous peoples of San Antonio and beyond. Now in its 25th year of operation, the American Indians of Texas at the Spanish Colonial Missions has partnered with local filmmaker Scott Pewenofkit to curate the Talom Apztai Film Festival, a free event celebrating the work and stories of indigenous filmmakers in San Antonio and beyond.… ... more
  • 4 days Bexar County Deputies Bust 8-Liner Gambling Den South of San Antonio Sacurrent
    Bexar Country sheriff's deputies raided an illegal 8-liner gambling operation late Saturday night south of San Antonio, taking at least two women into custody, according to a KSAT news report.… ... more
  • 4 days Business Group Attorney Says He’ll Sue City of San Antonio Over Paid Sick Time Ordinance Sacurrent
    Anyone following the struggle over paid sick leave in San Antonio probably saw this one coming. After the ordinance lived through an attack this spring in the Texas Legislature, an attorney representing business interests informed the city he'll sue to block the measure from taking effect on August 1, according to the Express-News.… ... more
  • 4 days Post-Rock Veterans This Will Destroy You Return to San Antonio This Winter Sacurrent -Music
    Since 2005, San Marcos' This Will Destroy You have made healthy contributions to the sound of post-rock, pushing the genre into even more experimental territory. Fickle listeners of the ethereal instrumental music might be tempted to paint TWDY as a clone of Explosions in the Sky, a better-known Texas rock outfit that got their start in the late ’90s.… ... more
  • 4 days San Antonio Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen Girl, Threatening to Have Her Father Killed Sacurrent
    A San Antonio man is in police custody after he reportedly sexually assaulted a teen girl and threatened to kill her father. A 16-year-old girl, who had been reported as a runaway, was reportedly living with suspect Noah C. Guana. Guana's mother discovered that the teen had moved in early in February, though she said she wasn't aware the girl was underage until the victim's father got in contact with her. The victim said she met Guana at church. The teen was taken back to her home, at which point she told her father that she ... more
  • 4 days Separate Stolen Vehicle Crashes in San Antonio Leave Two Teens Dead Sacurrent
    Two San Antonio teens are dead after drivers led police on a chase in stolen vehicles in two separate incidents. Around 4:17 a.m. Sunday, police received a call about individuals attempting to steal an SUV near Interstate 10 West and Spectrum One.… ... more
  • 4 days Rap and Pop Phenomenon Post Malone Is Coming to San Antonio Sacurrent -Music
    Despite a series of recent music festival cancellations, it looks like the Music Gods will actually smile on San Antonio and allow us to partake in the mana of luscious melodies and sweet beats. Grammy-nominated pop phenom Post Malone on Monday announced his brand new Runway tour will land at the AT&T Center Tuesday, October 29. Matching infectious vocal melodies with hip-hop beats, the Grapevine-raised artist has carved his own path in the annals of hip-hop and has earned a large following for his fresh take on the genre.… ... more
  • 5 days Authorities Confirm Human Remains Belong to Andreen McDonald, Husband Charged with Murder Sacurrent
    Days after a man found human remains on property close to the area investigators have been searching for Andreen McDonald since her March 1 disappearance, authorities confirmed they are those of the mother and business owner. On Saturday, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office announced that it used dental records to confirm the remains belong to McDonald, 29. The private property where the remains were found had not been previously searched, though Sheriff Javier Salazar called the location "ground zero" for the hunt. "It feels good to say, in a certain sense, that the search for Andreen McDonald ... more
  • 6 days The 20 Best Water Parks Within Driving Distance of San Antonio Sacurrent -Arts
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  • 7 days Megan Thee Stallion, Miguel and Diplo to Headline This Year’s Mala Luna Fest Sacurrent -Music
    Mala Luna may have come through with one of the heaviest hip-hop lineups the Alamo City has seen in a minute. The newly announced headliners for the fourth installment of the music fest include viral sensation Russ, R&B heartthrob Miguel, producer and hit-maker Diplo and "Lucid Dreams" singer Juice Wrld. A spate of other top rap and and R&B artists including Playboi Carti, DaBaby and Trippie Redd will round out the bill.… ... more
  • 7 days Air Horn! Air Horn! Air Horn! ACL Spillover Has Begun and Producer Jai Wolf Will Play a San Antonio Date Sacurrent -Music
    ACL Music Festival spillover almost here! If you're like us and would rather see an artist play in a single venue rather than drive to Austin and endure three days of humidity, heat and hipsters, then catching ACL "spillover" shows is probably right for you. Jai Wolf, who is scheduled for both weekend one and two Austin's ACL Fest, has just announced a stop in San Antonio for a show at the Aztec Theatre on October 10. Born Sajeeb Saha, Jai Wolf, is a New York-based electronic music producer signed to Mom+Pop Records, which is ... more
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