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25th Anniversary Issue

Current 25: After a wild start, lean years, the ‘Current’ grows up ... but not too much

(and a guide to all our 25th Anniversary stories)

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The very first issue of the Current, starring C.A. Stubbs


From a writer’s perspective, the Current has been a place to experiment with voice and explore new styles. “I probably learned more about journalism and the business working there than any other place,” said Silverman. “The Current changed the way I write. It kind of made my voice more distinctive.”

These days, the Current continues to serve as an incubator for hard-charging and entertaining writers, but thanks to a lot of hard work by a lot of folks across the company we’re happy to report our collective breaking-and-entering skills are headed for a state of atrophy.

 

1986-1990

John Phillip Santos on how the SA arts scene prepared the way for the Current

Indispensable SA chef Bruce Auden talks about kick-starting a local culinary scene

SeaWorld and Highway 151

Death Loop (1604) to Bloom Loop

San Antonio godfather of the Tea Party enjoying the last laugh

 

1991-1995

How San Antonio got a water conscience

News war ends with Hearst closing the 'Light'

Once upon a time in San Antonio

Linda Pace (1945-2007)

Fickle AT&T comes and goes

Cisneros’ pink elephant Fiesta

My own private Selena: Top-selling Latin artist of the '90s isn't done yet

 

1996-2000

Esperanza's fight for arts funding downed spectre of political favoritism

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