Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny and Cheetos drop adidas fashion collection, launch TikTok contest

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click to enlarge Photo Courtesy Cheetos x adidas Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny and Cheetos drop adidas fashion collection as part of the rapper’s Deja tu Huella campaign. Popular rapper and SA club favorite Bad Bunny has partnered with cheesy chip company Cheetos to release a limited adidas leisurewear collection that combines Bad Bunny’s style …

Lone Star hosting day-long River Rodeo music fest, featuring touring acts Houndmouth and Fruit Bats

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click image Instagram / riverrodeofest Lone Star Brewing will host a day-long River Rodeo music festival next month. Indiana-based alternative blues band Houndmouth and Chicago folk rockers Fruit Bats will co-headline a day-long music festival along the Guadalupe River next month, dubbed the River Rodeo. Outdoor gear purveyor Sendero Provisions Co. and Lone Star Brewing …

Fiesta San Antonio-worthy duct tape dress wins Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

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click image Instagram / theduckbrand Houston-born Larissa Leon has snagged a $10,000 scholarship for her work on this SA Fiesta-worth dress. Houston-born Larissa Leon has snagged a $10,000 scholarship thanks to her work on a colorful prom dress made entirely of duct tape — and it’s giving us serious Fiesta San Antonio vibes. click image …

Karbach Brewing Co. gives $20,000 to Texas farmers hurt by pandemic and winter storms

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click to enlarge Photo Courtesy of Karbach Brewing Co. Houston-based Karbach Brewing Co. has announced the recipients of its Restoring the Ranch relief grants. In April, Houston’s Karbach Brewing Co. launched its Restoring the Ranch Program, which aimed to provide grants of $10,000 each to a pair of Texas farmers affected by the pandemic and …

San Antonio Democrat comes back from Washington D.C., says he’ll try to improve GOP voting bill

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Facebook / Philip A. Cortez State Rep. Philip Cortez (left) said he returned to Austin to negotiate in “good faith” with Republicans on a controversial voting bill. State Rep. Philip Cortez, D-San Antonio, returned to Texas Wednesday, saying he and a small group of Democrats will work to improve the controversial voting bill the lawmakers …

Live Music in San Antonio this Week: Divas, Sunny Sweeney, Thunder Horse and more

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Courtesy of Thunder Horse SA’s Thunder Horse is on the closing lineup of Brokenboard Productions’ 15 Year Anniversary Bash at the Mix. A three-day festival of punishing sounds awaits San Antonio music fans this week as local concert promoter Brokenboard Productions celebrates 15 years in the business of making people’s ears ring. But for those would …

Peacock Alley San Antonio holding free screening of iconic ’80s flick Purple Rain this weekend

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click to enlarge Warner Home Video Prince’s Purple Rain is a classic of ’80s cinema. A classic from virtually the moment it was released, Purple Rain has grown to become a defining piece of ’80s culture and a crowning achievement for the dearly departed musical icon Prince. Virtually everyone knows the soundtrack, which boasted a …

San Antonio’s Briscoe Museum offers educational family fun for National Day of the Cowboy

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click to enlarge Courtesy of Briscoe Western Art Museum Locals can learn cowboy history at the Briscoe’s event commemorating National Day of the Cowboy. Round up the entire family or a group of friends and mosey on over to the Briscoe Western Art Museum Saturday for its annual celebration of the National Day of the …

Ted Cruz blocks 60 diplomatic appointments in a move members of his own party call ‘fruitless’

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click to enlarge Wikimedia Commons / Gage Skidmore U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz smirks from the stage at a 2019 event hosted by conservative group Turning Point USA. In a move both Democrats and Republicans warn is harming U.S. diplomacy, Sen. Ted Cruz is blocking nominees from being confirmed for “vital” State Department roles to make …

San Antonio R&B singer Satara prepares to drop a new single and launch one-day music festival

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click to enlarge Alejandra Sol Casas Satara’s sound is akin to New Zealand’s jazz-pop artist Kimbra combined with the sounds of contemporary jazz composer Esperanza Spalding. San Antonio soul and R&B artist Satara Askew, better known by her stage names Satara or Lil Chicken Baby, has recorded dozens of songs, but only now is the …