Tag Archives: San Antonio

METRO | San Antonio art show takes on the South Texas ‘fracking frenzy’

Exhibit: Frackaso: Portraits of Extraction in Eagle Ford and Beyond Opening reception: Friday, April 18, 7 p.m. Place: Esperanza Peace & Justice Center Address: 922 San Pedro Avenue, San Antonio Dates of exhibit: Friday, April 18 – Sunday, August 31, 2014 … finish reading METRO | San Antonio art show takes on the South Texas ‘fracking frenzy’

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Gregg Barrios : Cantinflas 101 in San Antonio

Dia de los Muertos altar honors the memory of Cantinflas at San Antonio retrospective. Photo by Gregg Barrios / The Rag Blog.Catinflas 101:Don Mario’s silent empire Known for his ‘little tramp’ outfit of patched, baggy pants, rope belt, tattered vest, … finish reading Gregg Barrios : Cantinflas 101 in San Antonio

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Alice Embree : ‘Fierce Women’ March in San Antonio

Photo by Carlos Lowry / The Rag Blog.International Women’s Day:‘Fierce women’ keeping the faith By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | March 5, 2012 See gallery of photos by Carlos Lowry and Susan Van Haitsma, Below. SAN ANTONIO — … finish reading Alice Embree : ‘Fierce Women’ March in San Antonio

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Alice Embree : Texas Actions Mark 100 Years of Celebrating Women

More than 1,000 marched in San Antonio March 5, 2011, to observe International Women’s Day. Photos by Susan Van Haitsma (top) and Alice Embree / The Rag Blog.International Women’s Day:100 years of celebrating women By Alice Embree / The Rag … finish reading Alice Embree : Texas Actions Mark 100 Years of Celebrating Women

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Dick J. Reavis : How Davy Crockett Really Died

Costumed Klansmen plying their trade. Image from University of North Carolina.The true story:David Crockett and the KKK in San Antonio By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / June 23, 2010 During a bout of recent microfilm reading in … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : How Davy Crockett Really Died

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San Antonio : Thousands Rally for International Women’s Day

More than 2,000 demonstrators celebrated International Women’s Day, Saturday, March 6, in San Antonio. Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog.International Women’s Day:Multi-ethnic coalitionCelebrates the struggles of women By Alice Embree / The Rag Blog / March 8, 2010 … finish reading San Antonio : Thousands Rally for International Women’s Day

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Gregg Barrios: Human Mother Beasts : Tales from Young Souls

Image from the San Antonio Current.Human mother beasts:Tales from the young soulsIn San Antonio’s Southton By Gregg Barrios / The Rag Blog / March 2, 2010 “Rid the streets of the poet / to whom the doors are locked.” There … finish reading Gregg Barrios: Human Mother Beasts : Tales from Young Souls

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Whad’Ya Know? Terrellita Maverick’s Still Fighting for the Family’s Good Name

Terrillata Maverick: A real Maverick still fights the good fight.‘Mother’s interview was priceless! She was funny and quick on the uptake. She talked about the election, ancestral anecdotes, and backpacking around the world.’By Fontaine Maverick / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Whad’Ya Know? Terrellita Maverick’s Still Fighting for the Family’s Good Name

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McCain a Faux Maverick : Stealing a Texas Tradition

The Maverick political family — Maury Maverick, Sr. is sworn in by his father as San Antonio mayor, as Maverick, Jr. looks on. John McCain has appropriated a cherished name from Texas progressive politics. A scoundrel like McCain calling himself … finish reading McCain a Faux Maverick : Stealing a Texas Tradition

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John Edwards? Paging Henry Cisneros

Henry Cisneros and friend: In the day.San Antonio’s Cisneros ‘was on his way to becoming the Latino Obama before he cheated on his saintly wife’By Melinda Henneberger / August 10, 2008 John Edwards is reminding me more and more of … finish reading John Edwards? Paging Henry Cisneros

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San Antonio Baptist Church Says ‘Gay Street’ Not ‘Baptist Way’

City Council won’t change street nameBy Kate X Messer / August 9, 2008 According to WOAI, the NBC affiliate in the Alamo City, San Antonio City Council has denied Second Baptist Church’s request to change the name of the street … finish reading San Antonio Baptist Church Says ‘Gay Street’ Not ‘Baptist Way’

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