FEATURED, MUSIC

One San Antonio Band Everyone Should Follow on YouTube

Nah, just kidding. You should follow them all. I hope you can find it in your heart to forgive me for this little clickbait-and-switch, but it brings us to the important point: why aren’t we following our own San Antonio bands? I’ll take the first turn confessing to my offenses.  Two days ago, I sat down […]

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ART, FEATURED

Blue Star Announces Berlin Residency Artists for 2018

Each year, Blue Star Contemporary Art partners with Künstlerhaus Bethanien to provide San Antonio artists the opportunity of a residency in Berlin, Germany. This international cultural center hosts 25 artists annually from countries around the world, supporting them with workshops, technical infrastructure, curatorial support, and most importantly, working contact with art professionals from around the world.  […]

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MUSIC

Fea Announces New Guitarist and Tour

Hometown Chicana-Punk group Fea has found its new guitarist. Local musician Bobby Rivas will be joining in time for a summer tour with Agent Orange and a new album recording later this year. The band also confirmed the return of singer Letty Martinez, which is welcome news for both fans and the band’s future. “I’ve always […]

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ART, CULTURE

Deadline for ACTLab Proposals Closes Friday

An open call for proposals is ending soon for a forthcoming local conference on the melding of art, culture, and technology at the Institute of Texan Cultures downtown. The 2018 ACTLab New Media Conference, Culture, Art, and Technology in the 22nd Century, is the second such event organized by the Convergent Media Collective, a group of San […]

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ART, EVENTS

Local Showcase Brings Awareness to Black Art in Dignowity

Local DJ and artist Jevonchi is doing something very special this Saturday, and from all that is evidenced in his endeavors leading up to it, something that is very dear to his heart. Everything about InTune suggests it holds the intimacy of community bonds as its core value, and the love that Jevonchi is putting […]

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ART, FEATURED

Another 50 Years of SA History through Art at Blue Star

Another 50 years of San Antonio history as interpreted through the hands of local artists is now on display at Blue Star Contemporary Art. The Common Currents series celebrates our Tricentennial by commissioning 300 new works of art from 300 artists, each representing one year across six galleries, 50 years at each.  Blue Star is […]

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ART, EVENTS

Nothing to Do in San Antonio: Weekend of Dec. 15—17

You might have heard this old adage before, especially from fans of our hip and happening neighbors to the north. It’s our opinion that if you really think there’s nothing to do in San Antonio – you don’t get out enough. CO LAB Magazine is here to help with a few highlights. Friday, December 15 […]

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FEATURED, MUSIC

Dreamonoid’s HiFi: Not Your Average Stereo Shop

Ahead of contiguous sidewalks and usable public transportation, San Antonio is gaining another prerequisite of a first-world population center: a HiFi audio boutique. Sporting a striking, new, storefront-spanning mural, Dreamonoid’s HiFi occupies the lot at 1711 Guadalupe Street that was previously an arcade with the same name. Though the store has technically been running since […]

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ART, EVENTS

Photos of You: Chalk It Up 2017 Gallery

This years’ Chalk It Up didn’t fail to live up to its reputation as a singular spectacle. Both residents and tourists alike turned out in the thousands to see, puzzle over, and participate in the interactive community art event that takes over Houston Street each year. That the fine Saturday was neither marred by precarious precipitation […]

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EVENTS

Announcing the CO LAB 2017 Chalk It Up Team

Photo courtesy ArtPace. Photo credit: Francisco Cortes. Chalk It Up, the annual ArtPace event that invites San Antonio to freely express their creativity upon the cobbles and sidewalks of downtown Houston Street, is just around the corner. As part of our new partnership, ArtPace and the Linda Pace Foundation has gifted CO LAB Magazine with […]

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