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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Guitarist

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Guitarist

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Sky High: Getting acquainted with Christopher Ware’s Paramour

Sky High: Getting acquainted with Christopher Ware’s Paramour

Food & Drink: Christopher Ware leads our group into a lofty conference space with mile-high ceilings, two giant wooden tables and possibly the comfiest... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/1/2014
Beaches Be Trippin\': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Beaches Be Trippin': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Arts & Culture: Let’s face it, most of us Lone Stars view the Texas coast as a poor man’s Waikiki. Hell, maybe just a poor man’s Panama Beach — only to be used... By Callie Enlow 7/10/2013
San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Vocalist

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Vocalist

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Album

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Album

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: 10/1/2014
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Will Austin Academy’s Fine Arts Program Survive?

Will Austin Academy’s Fine Arts Program Survive?

News: The oldest elementary school in Bexar County is set to close for the 2016-2017 school year... By Mark Reagan 10/1/2014
Funding Approved to Plan West Commerce Improvements

Funding Approved to Plan West Commerce Improvements

News: Last week, District 5 Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales got one step closer to kicking off her West Commerce Economic Corridor project, which she’s named the... By Alexa Garcia-Ditta 10/1/2014
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Sky High: Getting acquainted with Christopher Ware’s Paramour

Sky High: Getting acquainted with Christopher Ware’s Paramour

Food & Drink: Christopher Ware leads our group into a lofty conference space with mile-high ceilings, two giant wooden tables and possibly the comfiest... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/1/2014
Knife & Fork’s $10K Makeover and Taco Day activities

Knife & Fork’s $10K Makeover and Taco Day activities

Food & Drink: Saturday, October 4 is National Taco Day…which seems a bit silly for San Anto, but any excuse to load up on tacos, amirite? Viva Tacoland (103 W Grayson) will... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/1/2014
On the Rocks: Alternative delivery systems

On the Rocks: Alternative delivery systems

Food & Drink: The crowd is three-deep at the bar, the ’tender is trying to keep from flaming out by shaking two drinks at once, and you’re invisible. But wait—there are... By Ron Bechtol 10/1/2014
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San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: The Bolos

San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: The Bolos

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: San Antonio garage act the Bolos plays a fuzz-enthused twang-infused brand of boozy blues that really crackles and cooks. With strong... By James Courtney 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: Femina-X

San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: Femina-X

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: What does a band that claims Aphex Twin, Erykah Badu, mariachi singer Vicente Fernández and Buffy the Vampire Slayer as... By J.D. Swerzenski 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: Lonely Horse

San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: Lonely Horse

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: When the Lonely duo of guitarist Nick Long and drummer Travis Hild employs the ‘desert’ descriptor on their first EP, My Desert Son, it’s referring... By Matt Stieb 10/1/2014
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Savage Love: Friend in Need

Savage Love: Friend in Need

Arts & Culture: A straight male friend practices sounding and has for years. I am pretty sure he does other things that he isn’t telling anyone about... By Dan Savage 10/1/2014
Artist on Artist: Gary Sweeney interviews Catherine Lee

Artist on Artist: Gary Sweeney interviews Catherine Lee

Arts & Culture: If I ever found myself teaching an art class, I would pack up my students and drive them to Wimberley, where I would give them a tour of... By Gary Sweeney 10/1/2014
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): As I hike through the wilderness at dusk, the crickets always seem to be humming in the distance. No matter where I go... By Rob Brezsny 10/1/2014
Drama Texan Style: ‘Unbroken Circle’ lands at the Woodlawn

Drama Texan Style: ‘Unbroken Circle’ lands at the Woodlawn

Arts & Culture: The Biblical description of a jealous God “visiting the iniquity of fathers on the children and on the grandchildren to the third and fourth generations” would... By Steven G. Kellman 10/1/2014
Alamo City Comic Con Elevated by Mainstream Acceptance of Geekdom

Alamo City Comic Con Elevated by Mainstream Acceptance of Geekdom

Arts & Culture: Credit the horde of Marvel blockbusters that have hit the theaters in recent years or the fostering of online communities amongst... By Kiko Martínez 9/24/2014
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Simon Pegg on Traveling, Childish Glee and Tom Cruise

Simon Pegg on Traveling, Childish Glee and Tom Cruise

Screens: Simon Pegg looks pretty bleary-eyed. It’s not because he’s hungover. It’s not even because he slept poorly last night. It’s because he basically just got off... By Steve Gow 10/1/2014
Simon Pegg Saves ‘Hector and the Search for Happiness’

Simon Pegg Saves ‘Hector and the Search for Happiness’

Screens: In case you were wondering, yes, Simon Pegg does play yet another overgrown man-child in Hector and the Search for Happiness. It’s essentially the same... By Matthew Millen 10/1/2014
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2014 Best of San Antonio
Best DIY Venue

Best DIY Venue

Around Town: Reader's Choice: We admit this is not the answer we expected for this subcategory, but SoFlo is so darn cute it deserves the hype. 4/23/2014
Best Pan Dulce

Best Pan Dulce

Food: Critic's Pick: With four locations across SA, Horno Mission San Jose makes it hard to resist its pan dulce varieties. 4/23/2014
Best Dive Bar

Best Dive Bar

Nightlife: Reader's Choice: Possibly the only dive bar on the planet to offer duck confit on its in-house menu, Oak Hills surprises in other ways as well. 4/23/2014
Best Sports Fan

Best Sports Fan

People: Critic's Pick: Much like his man-crush Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio native (though now Houston resident) Shea Serrano became a breakout star for media-obsessed Spurs fans during last season’s NBA Finals. 4/23/2014
Best Place to Bargain

Best Place to Bargain

Shopping: Critic's Pick: With tacky imports, new plastic toys and other landfill-destined unnecessaries now being the norm at most flea markets... 4/23/2014
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