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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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New Streets and New Opportunities at Chalk It Up

or its 14th year, Chalk It Up is poised to take over San Antonio social media with coverage of our friends and neighbors wandering the brightly colored streets and sidewalks. Every fall since 2004, the free community event sends adults and children alike flocking to the downtown area to both witness and participate in vivid […]

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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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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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Watch: That Was Not A Film Festival

Watch the showcased films below. It’s easy to forget San Antonio has a film-making scene; despite a city-sponsored film commission and a film festival entering its 23rd year, many other filmmaker elements are either cloistered or suffer from low visibility. Newcomer documentarians Point West Productions hopes to start turning that around by bringing the local film […]

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SA Artists Join to Aid South Texas’ Refugees

After nearly 500 women and children were released without notice from Dilley and Karnes detention centers at the beginning of this month, a call to action raced across San Antonio’s digital landscape: our city had a full-blown refugee crisis on its hands. It did not fall on deaf ears. The people of San Antonio came together […]

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Surprise Music Fest Coming to Broadway

Announced just today, and less than two weeks from its date, “Richter Fest” is bringing The Gaslamp Killer to Richter Goods, the home-spun clothing store and market that has set up shop just south of Carmelitas. Playing with the LA-based artist will be San Antonio’s premier EDM collective, Sub.Culture, and Voodoo Boogaloo, who have been hailed […]

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