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

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SA R&B crooner Eddie B. returns with new EP ‘Melodies for a Goddess’

SA R&B crooner Eddie B. returns with new EP ‘Melodies for a Goddess’

Music: For San Antonio R&B virtuoso Eddie Brickerson (better known as Eddie B.), failure is not an option. In fact, his last solo project, F.I.N.A.O., a 2007 mixtape... By M. Solis 8/20/2014
SA’s Gritty PuroSlam is Feared, Respected in National Slam Poetry Scene

SA’s Gritty PuroSlam is Feared, Respected in National Slam Poetry Scene

Arts & Culture: See, there is this place where people participate in a ritual derived from the verbal tradition of telling and retelling stories to a room of bodies... By Melanie Robinson 8/20/2014
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Poetry Open Mic Round-up: 8 spots around town to share your words

Arts & Culture Open mic nights generally stand in contrast to slam, wherein poets approach the mic at their own peril. They offer artists a chance to grow in their craft... By Melanie Robinson | 8/20/2014
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SA’s Gritty PuroSlam is Feared, Respected in National Slam Poetry Scene

Arts & Culture See, there is this place where people participate in a ritual derived from the verbal tradition of telling and retelling stories to a room of bodies... By Melanie Robinson | 8/20/2014
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Free Will Astrology

Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): An American named Kevin Shelley accomplished a feat worthy of inclusion in the... By Rob Brezsny | 8/20/2014
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Savage Love: Object Transference

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