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Written by evrard on Apr 30, 2011
Professional wrestler and reality TV star Hulk Hogan made a rare appearance in San Antonio, leading a crowd in Main Plaza in a chicken dance as part of a promotional event hosted by Church's Chicken.Church's, which first opened in San Antonio in 1952, was celebrating the results of a national independent spicy chicken taste test, in which Church's came out ahead of its competitor Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen. 
Written by pinojo on Apr 26, 2011
Mike Addkison has lived all over Texas and attended high school in Boerne. Mike went to UTSA and majored in architecture, but took a variety of classes including art and environmental science. While in college, Mike volunteered at Artpace and helped many of the resident artists with their installations.
Written by Susana on Apr 25, 2011
Expansion of the Convention Center, "taming" the intersection of Alamo and Durango streets, removing federal buildings, creating small and large parks connected by intimate linear parks, building an ampitheater, new homes and apartments, a marketplace with varied shops and offices.
Written by pinojo on Apr 18, 2011
David Rubin arrived in San Antonio by way of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Crescent City. Rubin joined the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) in 2006 as the Brown Foundation Curator of Contemporary Art and has been responsible for the permanent collection, exhibitions and programming in contemporary art at the museum. One of the programs that have been very successful is the ongoing Artist Conversation Series. 
Written by pinojo on Apr 13, 2011
Since moving to San Antonio five and a half years ago, I have found a special place in my heart for Fiesta.  In particular, I love going to NIOSA and surprising friends and random people by cracking cascarones on their heads; it is not Fiesta until you get confetti in your beer.