Where: Oaks Crossing
Restaurant and Bar at
When: 7:00 p.m.
Award winning singer-songwriter Alyse Black brings her soulful sounds to San Antonio in this Fridayâ€™s free show. After moving from Seattle to Austin, Black has played over 600 clubs, theaters and festivals and has created a name for herself in the songwriting community.
Black was the recipient of Billboardâ€™s Annual Songwriting Contest and The Recording Conservatory of Austinâ€™s Top Singer-Songwriter Contest, and her music has been compared to the likes of Norah Jones, Eva Cassidy and even Adele. This show is a free, family friendly event thatâ€™ll kick off your first weekend in San Antonio.
Wednesday 8/19-Sunday 8/23
Where: Laugh Out Loud
When: 8 p.m., 10:15 p.m.
(Fri and Sat only)
Comedy queen Felicia Michaels is in San Antonio for five nights this week at the Laugh Out Loud comedy club. Known for her raunchy set, Michaels has been performing since the early 1990s and most recently has a successful comedy podcast called Beauty and Da Beast, with fellow comedian Joey Diaz.
Winner of the American Comedy Awardsâ€™ Funniest Female, Michaels has appeared on Comedy Central, A&E, MTV, Showtime and more.
Whether you go with old friends or your new roommate, this 18+ show should be a fun and exciting night.
Through Sunday 8/30
Where: Artpace San
Sunday 12-5 p.m.
In an examination of art, music, history, race, geography and social issues, Artpace presents Christian Marclayâ€™s 14-minute video Guitar Drag. Created in 1999 following and partly in response to the 1998 murder of James Byrd Jr. by three white supremacists, Guitar Drag shows an electric guitar dragged by a pick-up truck â€œtied by a rope across a Texas roadway to its aggressive destruction.â€ Previously not shown at Marclayâ€™s 1999 Artpace exhibition, Guitar Dragâ€”ending on August 30â€”makes its Texas premiere in San Antonio this summer.
SA Restaurant Week
Through Saturday 8/29
When: Lunch and
Take advantage of your parents and San Antonioâ€™s culinary offerings during San Antonio Restaurant Week. Sample the exciting bites San Antonio based chefs are offering with 3-course prix-fixe menus throughout the city. Hosted by Culinaria, a non-profit organization committed to growth and sustainability in San Antonio, part of the profits from Restaurant week are donated to Culinaria and the programs it supports. Your parents arenâ€™t always in town so use the opportunity to try some of the best food on their dime.
Visit culinariasa.org for a full list of participating restaurants.