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
Chris Pérez, Selena’s Husband, Faces His Past and Looks Forward, Musically

Chris Pérez, Selena’s Husband, Faces His Past and Looks Forward, Musically

Music: Chris Pérez never saw it coming. “All I ever wanted to do was play guitar,” he told the Current. “I never thought I’d be the subject of an interview... By Enrique Lopetegui 8/28/2013
A Small Slice of San Anto’s Spooky Haunts

A Small Slice of San Anto’s Spooky Haunts

Arts & Culture: San Antonio is one of the oldest cities in the United States, and its history stretches long before the people behind the American or Texas Revolutions... By Mark Reagan 10/15/2014

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Chris Perez, husband of slain Tejana icon Selena, tells of romance, suffering

Chris Perez, husband of slain Tejana icon Selena, tells of romance, suffering

Arts & Culture: In one of the final chapters of his book To Selena, With Love (out March 6), Selena's widower Chris Perez mentions that Abraham Quintanilla, his former father-in-law, once... By Enrique Lopetegui 3/7/2012

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Jul 31, 2013

  • Molotov Cocktail Party at the Korova

    Music: “Don’t call me gringo, you fuckin’ beaner/Stay on your side of that goddamn river/Don’t call me gringo, you beaner /No me digas beaner, Mr. Puñetero.... By Enrique Lopetegui

  • River Walk Pub Crawl: Deep in the heart of darkness

    Food & Drink: Her dress swings in the sudden breeze, the black cloth fluttering up like ravens. The wind stills, the water quiets, and I watch her disappear up the river.... By Jacob Coltrane Burris

  • From Ska to EDM, Matt Knows Where It’s At: 5 Warped Tour Picks

    Music: This Saturday, a horde of skate kids, metalcore-heads, dub-step diehards and sweaty punks will launch their perennial takeover of the AT&T Center.... By Matthew Stieb

  • Industry News: Hot Joy finds a home, Stella's got you covered for lunch, Kimura opens its doors

    Food & Drink: Lots of new things going on with The Monterey (1127 S St. Mary’s) gang: Hot Joy–the Monterey’s Asian pop-up on nights they’re closed–is getting a.... By Lauren W. Madrid

  • Almodovar's Latest, a Near Miss

    Screens: Pedro Almodóvar’s “return” to straight-ahead comedy (all his movies, to different degrees, are comedies at heart) brought me back to something he.... By Enrique Lopetegui

  • Three Epic Park Projects That Could Transform SA

    News: Pearsall Park, deep in the heart of the South Side, is a surreal place. As it is now, a quick turn off Old Pearsall Road pulls you from a busy strip of tire.... By Callie Enlow

  • Welcome Back, Council: Now Get to Work

    News: After a month-long hiatus, city council comes back to the dais this Thursday to confront two major issues—a sizable budget deficit and a surely divisive vote on.... By Mary Tuma

  • My Own Private Warped Tour

    Music: I’ve been to the Van’s Warped Tour twice. The first time was on June 26, 2005. Dressed in torn jeans, my favorite worn-out Nirvana T-shirt and.... By Alejandra Ramírez

  • Ronald Ray Gun: 'What’s So Funny ’Bout Pizza and Understanding?'

    Aural Pleasure Review: After watching Jackson Floyd back the likes of Marcus Rubio, Bad Breaks and, most notably, Jasper’s Cast (which he co-led), I’d long wondered what the.... By J.D. Swerzenski

  • Marc Anthony: '3.0'

    Aural Pleasure Review: In 1993, a Nuyorican kid named Marc Anthony came out of nowhere and released Otra Nota, a superb salsa album produced by the renowned producer Sergio George.... By Enrique Lopetegui

  • Three Underrated Almodóvar Gems

    Screens: Unlike his breakthrough, Oscar-nominated Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (which put him on the international map in 1988) and the acclaimed All About.... By Enrique Lopetegui

  • Southwest School’s ‘All School Exhibition’ Showcases SA’s Emerging Masters

    Arts & Culture: Sculpture and three-dimensional work stand out in the Southwest School of Art’s “All School Exhibition 2013,” perhaps the biggest and best local group show of.... By Dan R. Goddard

  • The Jameel Prize Brings Inspired Islamic-influenced Art to SAMA

    Arts & Culture: When you encounter the word “Islamic” in this hemisphere, art is not what springs to mind in an era inflamed by religious terrorism. But London’s Victoria and.... By Dan R. Goddard

  • Just Happens to Be LGBT

    Arts & Culture: Quick. When you think of San Antonio’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, where do you think of? Is it the excitement of “The Strip”.... By Richard Farias

  • Beat Street Coffee Co.’s Steady Beat

    Food & Drink: Big things have small beginnings. Henry Leman’s small beginning came in the form of a coffee truck known as Beat Street Coffee Co., where for just over a.... By Jessica Elizarraras

  • Culinary Calendar: Seven ways to get your grub and/or drink on

    Food & Drink: Thursday, Aug. 1: Chef Joanne Chang, owner of Flour in Boston, will lead a demonstration at the Central Market Cooking School on savory and.... By Jessica Elizarraras

  • Tre’s Vanilla Gelato

    Food & Drink: I don’t want to talk about how hot it is outside. That’s old news. Let’s talk about how to cool down. You might have already read several of our blog posts.... By Jessica Elizarraras

  • Free Will Astrology

    Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): To add zest to mealtime, you might choose food that has been seasoned with red chili peppers, cumin, or other piquant flavors..... By Rob Brezsny

  • Hour Hound: Bombay Bicycle Club

    Food & Drink: If you happen onto a happy hour in, say, its last 30 minutes, you’ve gotta know there are certain risks—and they’re not confined to the urge to slam down.... By Ron Bechtol

  • Savage Love: Diaper pals

    Arts & Culture: I am a 28-year-old gay man living in a major East Coast city. I recently connected with a guy on a vanilla dating website, and we are quickly.... By Dan Savage