Friday, November 21, 2014

Abbott Attacks Obama’s Immigration Order

Posted By on Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 6:33 PM

On Thursday night, President Barack Obama unveiled an executive order to  ease the United States of America’s current immigration policy, shielding approximately 5 million undocumented persons from the threat of deportation. The President announced the specifics of his plan during a prime-time address, which was recorded and transcribed in its...

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3 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on this Week

Posted By on Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 4:42 PM

Friday, November 22: Squeeze into the Filling Station Tap Room and sip on two big barley wines, Real Ale Sisyphus 2014 and Sierra Nevada Bigfoot 2014. The staff's been aging these kegs for most of the year so consider this an early holiday gift. Prices vary, 3-11pm, 701 S...

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Show Us Your Magnificent Movember Beards

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 5:25 PM

Is your beard as magnificent as photographer Josh Huskin's? Are you participating in Movember? Post pics of your glorious beard or mustache on Instagram and tag @sacurrent in it. We're picking the top 20 most luxurious submissions by Friday at 11 p.m....

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15 Songs to Put on Your Thanksgiving Playlist

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 4:59 PM

Whether you’re planning to get turntkey on the crunkberry sauce and pumpkin spice martinis or just opting to stuff yourself silly, Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate loved ones, bountiful harvest and obesity. Here’s 15 songs to jam out and gobble to. Beck - “Nicotine and Gravy” Remember that...

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Ramen Week Continues at Umai Mi

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Chef Jason Dady pulled a fast one on us this Monday by announcing Ramen Week through Saturday, November 22 at Umai Mi (you know, before it moves over a few spaces and makes room for the chefs latest project Tre Enoteca in 2015). Bonus, they're extending ramen offerings through...

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Quarry Farmers & Ranchers Market Needs Your Help

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 3:14 PM

The Quarry Farmers and Ranchers Market, one of the city's premier farmers markets is losing its home after three years. According to a Facebook post, the market received a letter of early termination from the Alamo Quarry Shopping Center last Thursday. Heather Hunter, co-founder of the market, which has...

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November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 3:01 PM

November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observance that honors the memories of those who lost their lives as a result of anti-transgender violence.  According to Transgender Day of Remembrance website, 81 transgender men and women are known to be murdered in acts of anti-transgender violence since...

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6 Shows to See this Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 2:49 PM

Electronic Exhibition (Friday, November 21) The monthly and most excellent Electronic Exhibition gives a stage to musicians otherwise restricted to bedrooms and SoundCloud. This month features the spaced out math rock of Dance Like Robots, the bizarre and bouncing rhythms of Austin’s VGTBL KNGDM, the industrial dance pop of...

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10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 1:10 PM

Thu 11/20 "Intense and Fragile" [image-10] If you break it, you buy it. With that said, the Southwest School of Art’s Russell Hill Rogers Galleries open “Intense and Fragile,” an exhibition exploring “the conjunction of physical properties and conceptual frameworks in contemporary porcelain sculpture.” Featuring artists from all around the...

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Texas Ranks in Top 20 Green Bean Casserole-Loving States

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 1:06 PM

The bean counters over at Del Monte have conducted a survey of 1,500 Americans regarding their fondness for the classic Thanksgiving staple, green bean casserole. According to the Del Monte Green Bean Index, Texas ranks #14 in the top 20 states that love them some green bean casserole. 65%...

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