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October 22, 2014

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Voter Toolkit: Where To Vote And What To Bring

Voter Toolkit: Where To Vote And What To Bring

News: Early voting is underway for the November 4 election and a last-minute appeals-court ruling means Texas’ controversial.... By Mark Reagan 10/22/2014
Bexar County Judge: Nelson Wolff vs. Carlton Soules

Bexar County Judge: Nelson Wolff vs. Carlton Soules

News: Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff and his opponent, former City Councilman Carlton Soules, have faced off in a flurry of debates as.... By Mark Reagan 10/22/2014
SAPD Issues Thousands of Tickets for Homelessness

SAPD Issues Thousands of Tickets for Homelessness

News: Data and records obtained by the Current show that between January 1, 2013, and early October of this year the San Antonio.... By Alexa Garcia-Ditta and Elaine Wolff 10/22/2014
A Closer Look: The ins and outs of a few important races

A Closer Look: The ins and outs of a few important races

News: For more than a year now gubernatorial candidates Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott have dominated airwaves and secured way.... By Mark Reagan 10/22/2014
Replacing Ivy Taylor: Five candidates seek District 2 seat

Replacing Ivy Taylor: Five candidates seek District 2 seat

News: When President Barack Obama appointed Julián Castro Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, he set a chain of.... By Mark Reagan 10/22/2014
Statewide Showdowns: a closer look at the attorney general office

Statewide Showdowns: a closer look at the attorney general office

News: With intense media focus on Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott as he and rival gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis square off on the state’s.... By Alexa Garcia-Ditta 10/22/2014
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The Otherworldly Appeal of Pure X’s ‘Angel’

The Otherworldly Appeal of Pure X’s ‘Angel’

Music: Before we treat the music of Pure X’s third LP Angel, let’s take a moment to appreciate the airbrushed brilliance of its album art. On a.... By Matt Stieb 10/22/2014
The Infinite Blues of Woodstock Alums Canned Heat

The Infinite Blues of Woodstock Alums Canned Heat

Music: Thirty-two bands played the original Woodstock back in 1969. Of those 32, two are still at it today. And if you discount Santana on the grounds that he’s really more a guy than a band at this point, well, that just leaves Canned Heat. Half a century is a . By J.D. Swerzenski 10/22/2014
Step Off: How Kacey Musgraves won Nashville

Step Off: How Kacey Musgraves won Nashville

Music: Though she was born in 1988 and released her first recordings at the age of 14, Texas native Kacey Musgraves has always.... By James Courtney 10/22/2014
Food & Drink

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Happy Hour Hound: Hits and misses at Market on Houston

Happy Hour Hound: Hits and misses at Market on Houston

Food & Drink: The redesign of the Sheraton Gunter this past April gave a bit of life to the hotel’s eatery. Now known as the Market on.... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/22/2014
Alamo Ice House Brings Hill Country to Downtown

Alamo Ice House Brings Hill Country to Downtown

Food & Drink: There was a special kind of draw at Alamo Ice House on a recent Tuesday evening. A handful of weeks after opening its.... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/22/2014
YAO Food Truck Delivers Asian Goods

YAO Food Truck Delivers Asian Goods

Food & Drink: There are two things to love about the YAO food truck. The first being the truck’s actual mobility as it hops along from lunch.... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/22/2014
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‘Walking the Camino’ Explores a Treacherous Trek Through Spain

‘Walking the Camino’ Explores a Treacherous Trek Through Spain

Screens: In the Middle Ages, pilgrims walked the 500-mile El Camino de Santiago de Compostela as a pilgrimage to the tomb of Apostle St. James. It was an.... By Stephen James Ross 10/22/2014
The Home Vidiot: Monsters lurk in Halloween videos

The Home Vidiot: Monsters lurk in Halloween videos

Screens: Hello, movie lovers. It’s a rough job, but I watch one film a day in the search for the offbeat, the arty, the foreign, the alternative, the classic.... By Michael Barrett 10/22/2014
Arts & Culture

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SA Design Maven D’Ette Cole and the Topography of Junk

SA Design Maven D’Ette Cole and the Topography of Junk

Arts & Culture: D’Ette Cole has been an artist, interior designer, antiques dealer and even a pie. Simply put, she notices everything, and has built her career on.... By Murphi Cook 10/22/2014
Failure Is Not an Option: George Lopez returns to SA

Failure Is Not an Option: George Lopez returns to SA

Arts & Culture: It is evident comedian George Lopez is still a little sensitive about the on-again, off-again relationship he’s had with television. Whatever the.... By Kiko Martínez 10/22/2014
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): The driest place on the planet is the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. It gets about a half-inch of rain per year. And yet in 2011, archaeologists discovered that it’s also home to a site containing the fossilized skeletons of nu. By Rob Brezsny 10/22/2014
Savage Love: Rings and Things

Savage Love: Rings and Things

Arts & Culture: I’m a twentysomething married trans guy in an openish marriage. In the online hunt for a guy to have some aboveboard, under-the-sheets fun with, I run into snags because I’m trans (I disclose on my profile) and because I’m married. I’m baby-stepping my way . By Dan Savage 10/22/2014
Beyond the Canvas Brings Superheroes and Villains to Life

Beyond the Canvas Brings Superheroes and Villains to Life

Arts & Culture: Hosted by Anthony “The Poet” Flores, San Antonio’s annual Beyond The Canvas (BTC) body painting competition returns October 18 with a.... By Kevin Femmel 10/15/2014

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