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April 23, 2014

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Alamo Colleges Barely Passed Its Own Accountability Test

Alamo Colleges Barely Passed Its Own Accountability Test

News: After months of passionate protest, petitions and public forums, faculty, students and administration of the five Alamo Community Colleges let out.... By Mary Tuma 4/16/2014
Protestors Won’t Give Up on Immigration Reform

Protestors Won’t Give Up on Immigration Reform

News: “Obama, Obama, don’t deport my mama!,” chanted dozens of protestors at the University of Texas—Austin last week. In a call to President Barack Obama.... By Mary Tuma 4/16/2014
Cityscrapes: A historic argument for a streetcar vote

Cityscrapes: A historic argument for a streetcar vote

News: Here in San Antonio, we’re really, really good at remembering some things: Travis, Barrett, Crockett, the defenders of the Alamo and the story of the creation.... By Heywood Sanders 4/16/2014
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There’s plenty to celebrate on the Old 97\'s 20th birthday

There’s plenty to celebrate on the Old 97's 20th birthday

Music: Back in the 1990s, when major labels would still propose multi-album deals to relative unknowns, Rhett Miller and the Old 97's sat in the offices.... By Callie Enlow 4/16/2014
Record Store Day Celebrates Vinyl and Independent Stores

Record Store Day Celebrates Vinyl and Independent Stores

Music: Like a phoenix rising from the ashes of physical mediums past, vinyl has seen a strong resurgence in the 21st century. Billboard reports that in.... By Matt Stieb 4/16/2014
Live and Local: Tatsuya Nakatani on the Hays Street Bridge

Live and Local: Tatsuya Nakatani on the Hays Street Bridge

Music: Ranging from sparse, five-piece kits to wraparound Neil Pert monstrosities, drums generally play a very traditional role in contemporary music, acting as.... By Matt Stieb 4/16/2014
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Hit or Miss Eats at Kogi Korean Grill

Hit or Miss Eats at Kogi Korean Grill

Food & Drink: I’ve never been much of a gambler in the traditional sense. I hate scratch-offs (they make my nails dirty), I’ve never understood over/under.... By Jessica Elizarraras 4/16/2014
Cocktails in Loopland: George’s Keep adds serious drinks to Eilan

Cocktails in Loopland: George’s Keep adds serious drinks to Eilan

Food & Drink: If you’re one of the well-to-do Eilan dwellers who ably shells out the $1,500 a month for a studio or $3K for a two bed/2.5 bath apartment.... By Jessica Elizarraras 4/16/2014
Flavor File: Block party at Dorcol, Bar America reopens and Easter brunch options

Flavor File: Block party at Dorcol, Bar America reopens and Easter brunch options

Food & Drink: Bar America opened this past Friday under new ownership. Brian Correa, grandson and nephew to former owners Joe, Martin and Angie Ramirez, took.... By Jessica Elizarraras 4/16/2014
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‘Jodorowsky’s Dune’ Documents a Cult Director’s Ambitious Failure

‘Jodorowsky’s Dune’ Documents a Cult Director’s Ambitious Failure

Screens: We’ve all seen David Lynch’s 1984 film, Dune. For kids of the ’80s and ’90s, it was a staple in Dad’s VHS library. As an adult looking back on it, or as a.... By James Woodard 4/16/2014
Skin Deeper: Scarlett Johansson as predator in ‘Under the Skin’

Skin Deeper: Scarlett Johansson as predator in ‘Under the Skin’

Screens: One of the first images in Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin is a tiny white dot at the center of a black screen. At what are we looking? An eclipse? The sun.... By David Riedel 4/16/2014
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Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): If for some inexplicable reason you are not simmering with new ideas about how you could drum up more money, I don’t know.... By Rob Brezsny 4/23/2014
Savage Love: Virgin bro

Savage Love: Virgin bro

Arts & Culture: My brother is 22 years old and mentally ill with social anxiety on the scale of agoraphobia (officially diagnosed). He’s made.... By Dan Savage 4/23/2014
The Man Who Would Be King: ‘Maximilian and Carlota’ recounts Mexico’s last European rulers

The Man Who Would Be King: ‘Maximilian and Carlota’ recounts Mexico’s last European rulers

Arts & Culture: This month marks the 150th anniversary of the last attempt at European rule in Mexico. Local historian M. M. McAllen brings this fascinating story.... By Leigh Baldwin 4/16/2014
Poet Jenny Browne on Long Walks and Love Letters to Strangers

Poet Jenny Browne on Long Walks and Love Letters to Strangers

Arts & Culture: The Yanaguana is not just a place forgotten in history. The waters that once satisfied the thirst of our early settlers continue to nurture deep thought.... By Veronica Anne Salinas 4/16/2014
Albert Alvarez Hopes You’re Horrified

Albert Alvarez Hopes You’re Horrified

Arts & Culture: If Goya’s The Disasters of War impregnated the Garbage Pail Kids, Albert Alvarez’s “La Chamba/Dirty Work” would be their.... By Christie Blizard 4/16/2014

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