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Written by Vanessa Zevallos on Aug 31, 2010
Despite the economic crisis, people cannot stop buying one thing: food. With many supermarkets today full of expensive organic food to inexpensive products, buying groceries can be a complicated adventure.With a busy life, who wants to lose time in a supersized supermarket with long lines or confusing islands of shelves that look like puzzles?Some find it faster and more familiar to go to a small, neighborhood grocery store.
Written by David McLemore on Aug 26, 2010
 With a little conjunto, some artwork and the puro slam rhythms of a young poet, the Contemporary Art and Literature Organization (CALO) is kicking off plans for another Una Noche de la Gloria. www.myspace.com/lagloriaartsThis “one night of glory” brings together dozens of musicians, fashion designers, filmmakers, writers, poets, and artists for a night of Latino-led creativity, said La Gloria founder Gabriel Quintero Velasquez, president of CALO.
Written by Guest on Aug 16, 2010
San Antonio students, parents and anyone interested in attending college now have a local resource all their own to provide direction in navigating the college process. Café College, designed by the City of San Antonio and managed by the San Antonio Education Partnership, opens on Tuesday, Sept. 28 in downtown San Antonio at at 131 El Paso St.
Written by San Anto Cultur... on Aug 13, 2010
The community is invited to help San Anto Cultural Arts paint 40th mural “Transformation,” located at Haven for Hope, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20. Bring your grandma, cousins children and friends!This is a free event and all materials are provided. No experience necessary, and participants are not required to stay the entire time. There will also be music and refreshments provided.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Aug 11, 2010
Films produced by teams of San Antonio filmmakers for the 48 Hour Film Project will be shown locally at 7 p.m. on Aug. 19 at the Cameo Theatre, 1123 East Commerce St.This project has traveled from city to city all over the globe for the past nine years, pushing filmmakers to their limits by assigning a genre and required elements, such as a prop or line of dialogue, and setting them loose to produce a four-minute to seven-minute short film in just 48 hours.