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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ART, Photography

SAMA to Acquire Latino List Gallery

The San Antonio Museum of Art announced today in a press release that it will be soon receiving 31 portraits from The Latino List, a body of work from nationally recognized photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. The gallery is scheduled to be the museum’s fall special exhibition. Executed in 2011–2012, the series captures both celebrated and accomplished Latin-Americans in […]

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EVENTS

SXSW Reaches Out to San Antonio

Representatives of SXSW showed up in San Antonio to deliver an in-person invitation to participate, as well as to make a few special announcements for 2018 in case we hadn’t heard. Which most of us hadn’t, but not because we’re out of the loop or anything. We, uh, just were busy with our own cool […]

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EVENTS, MUSIC

Updated Lineup for Psych Del Rio Released 

An updated lineup of performances for, Psych del Rio, the massive psychedelic festival organized by K23 proprietors Gem and Glenn Hotvet, has been released.  The event has been publicly visible through its planning stages for nearly a year now, and bolstered by its prudent and meticulous preparation, stands a chance of delivering on the promise […]

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MUSIC

Santikos Competition Paves Way for Local Music Video Production

Santikos’ Riffs and Reels competition married nine San Antonio musical acts, many of whom are also being featured on NPR, with nine local filmmakers, and with incredible results. Those results were unveiled at the Palladium IMAX last month at a special all-evening event. The project orchestrated by San Antonio Sound Garden and Alamo City Studios was […]

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ART, EVENTS

Abraham Mojica Unveils Bailarinas

I first encountered Abraham Mojica as a waiter rather than a writer. The restaurant was Starfish, the short-lived but unforgettable sea-fare spin-off of Azuca, owned by paternal restaurateur, Rene Fernandez, and cheffed by his son, Diego. Starfish had commissioned a handful of artists to enliven the space; Mojica’s contribution was several wall-spanning piscine scenes painted […]

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MUSIC

TPR Gives SA Music Love with ‘Back 40 Sessions’

AMEA and Josh Glenn were both finalists in the Riffs and Reels music video showcase, a partnership between SASG and Santikos Entertainment Group. Much thanks to both for their positive contribution to our home-grown musical identity. Texas Public Radio is giving San Antonio music some much-needed love, and is set to give it a whole […]

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ART

CO LAB Magazine Preview: Heaven and Hell at SAMA

After a year of repairs caused by last year’s biblical hail storm, which forced an early evacuation of last year’s exhibition on Corita Kent, the San Antonio Museum of Art is bouncing back with a new special collection: Heaven and Hell: Salvation and Retribution in Pure Land Buddhism. When hell looks this good, though, the dilemma […]

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ART

Sarah Brooke Lyons: An Art Auction Success

Photography by John Frazee Photography. Sarah Brook Lyons didn’t just put her art up for sale; she actually sold it. This is newsworthy, as any artist can tell you, because getting anyone to throw money at art is on the difficulty scale of Super Mario Bros stage 8-3. To be fair, Lyons has already made […]

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ART

Party Animals Prowl at SA Museum of Art

Expert analysts say it was a hot one on Friday. Luckily, this month’s animal-themed Art Party at the San Antonio Museum of Art was cool enough to make attendees forget (or forgive) the outdoor heat. The cold beer and cocktails provided by The Blue Box probably helped as well, which at $4 and $7, respectively, […]

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