Attributes

  • Best of San Antonio
  • Reviewed
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Reservations

Category

Click category to open more options

 

City/Neighborhood

  • San Antonio
    • 210
    • Airport
    • Central
    • Downtown
    • North Central
    • Pecan Valley
    • River Walk
    • Southtown
    • Tobin Hill
    • Windcrest
  • Schertz
    • Selma
      • Converse
        • New Braunfels
          • Castel Hills
            • Alamo Heights
              • Kirby
                • Live Oak
                  • Universal City
                    • Pleasanton
                      • Seguin
                        • Canyon Lake
                          • San Marcos

                            All Clubs

                             
                             

                            Critic's Picks all events

                            • BFA Thesis Exhibition:

                               Texas State seniors Alexandra Galley, Amanda Lukacs, Ashley French Kontnier, Brenda Trevizo, Chloe Dehmer, Estefania Marquez, K. Botter-El Lababedi, Mackenzie Vaclav Petter, Mary Katherine Riley, Nathaniel Record,Taylor Waldt and Whitley Stratton explore and critique various topics (including gender identity, mental illness, meditation and subcultures) via painting, photography, mixed media and ceramics. The opening reception takes place in the University Galleries at the Joann Cole Mitte Building.

                            • Meet the Author:  Laurie Ann Guerrero

                              In conjunction with National Poetry Month, 2014-2016 San Antonio Poet Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero discusses the art and craft of poetry and reads from her collection A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying.

                              Category: Words, Poetry reading
                            • The Return of Godzilla
                              The Return of Godzilla 4/22 7:30PM
                               

                              That director Ishiro Honda had Katsumi Tezuka don that suffocating radioactive-reptile suit to stomp a scale-model of Tokyo in 1954’s Gojira rather than, say, Washington, D.C., might indicate something about Nihonjinron versus Toby Keith’s boot in yer ass, but we’ve come to praise Godzilla, not to write an ill-informed undergrad thesis about him/her. Subsequent films saw history’s most kickass nuclear-holocaust metaphor save mankind from such varied threats as Mechagodzilla, Godzillasaurus and Space Godzilla, but 1985’s The Return of Godzilla is a relapse into malevolence that’s never been released on DVD in the US. In anticipation of yet another reboot to be released next month, Cult Movie TV Danger Zone is screening Return (aka Godzilla 1985). Tickets, which must be purchased online, are $2—less than they would’ve cost 20 years ago. Plus it’s the Japanese version with English subtitles, so it counts as an artsy foreign film.

                              Category: Film, Classic, Foreign, Horror
                            • Mr. Composition CD Release

                              Kevin Prince, aka Mr. Composition, is one of the hardest workers in SA music. The 23-year-old has released at least one LP or mixtape every year since he was 18 (much of this material is available at mrcomposition.bandcamp.com). Last year’s release, Running Red Lights Through Life, was one of my favorite local albums of 2013. It laid bare the rapper’s growth from a curious and earnest wordsmith to a master of his craft, gifted at melding personal narrative with commentary on universal concerns. Graffiti the Mind, out on May 2, sees the emcee truly coming into his own. Produced by San Anto native Ruler Why, Graffiti the Mind features beats that enhance the meaning of individual songs. Prince rhymes with entertaining, engaging lyrics, delivered with a unique flare in diverse styles. As Prince told the Current, he has long used rap as “a means of expressing [himself] and [his] experiences and frustrations.” As Prince has grown as an artist, he’s expanded his scope, concerned now with broader societal issues. Most impressively, these aren’t just raps; these are songs. Graffiti, anchored by the anthemic posse cut “Believe” and thought-provoking extended metaphor “Graffiti Lenz,” is a joy to bump and communicates an unstoppably positive message: Be patient, work your ass off, ask questions and give of yourself if you want to receive anything in return. Don’t miss the chance to see Graffiti done live at Fitzgerald’s on April 25

                            • A Day in Old Mexico
                              A Day in Old Mexico 4/27 1:00PM
                               

                              Devised during the hacienda system as a method to prepare horses and riders for war and formally institutionalized in the post-revolutionary period, charrería is the national sport of Mexico. For the last six decades, the Asociación de Charros de San Antonio has championed charrería (often described as Mexican rodeo), competing throughout the year and attracting a diverse crowd each April with its beloved Fiesta charreada A Day in Old Mexico. Of the 10 official suertes (competitive roping and riding events performed in period costumes), the all-female escaramuza easily stands out as a fan favorite. Created during the 1950s and officially added to the charreada mix in 1992, the choreographed skirmish showcases a team of young ladies demonstrating precision skills (some inspired by the soldaderas who fought alongside men in the Mexican Revolution) while riding sidesaddle in colorful dresses named after Pancho Villa’s legendary companion Adelita.

                              Place: Charro Ranch
                              Category: Special events
                            • M. Ward and Mount Moriah
                              M. Ward and Mount Moriah 5/10 8:00PM
                               

                              Place: Gruene Hall
                              Category: Music, Acoustic, Rock/Pop

                            Latest Photos

                            • Fiesta de los Reyes
                            • Fiesta de los Reyes
                            • Fiesta de los Reyes
                            • Crown the King!
                            • Crown the King!
                            • Crown the King!
                            • A Night In Old San Antonio
                            • A Night In Old San Antonio
                            • 44th Annual Fiesta Mariachi Festival
                            • FLOWTour USA Texas Championship
                            • Full Steam Ahead!
                            • San Antonio Fetish Ball: Exotic Easter 14
                            • Tejano Explosion
                            • An Intimate Evening with Justin Hayward
                            • Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Spectacular
                            • Austin Reggae Festival
                            • San Antonio Fetish Ball
                            • UFC Fight Night

                            neighborhoods view all

                             
                            Login to Current
                            1. forget password?
                            Don't have an account?
                            Create A New Account
                            Connect with Facebook

                            Have a Facebook account? Login using your Facebook account to share your activities with friends.

                            Create Account
                            1. Clicking GO means you agree to our terms
                            Connect with Facebook

                            Have a Facebook account? Login using your Facebook account to share your activities with friends.

                            Connecting to Facebook...

                            Share this

                            Share via Email
                            Share on Facebook
                            Share