The Paisano

Brian Wilson’s ‘Smile’ long overdue

October 18, 2004

  The genius behind the Beach Boys, Brian Wilson, has recently released "Smile," an album that has been 37 years in the making. In December 1965, the Beach Boys and The Beatleswere the most popular and successful bands of the moment. Wilson was inspired by The Beatles' album "Ru...

Rock band Nonpoint cultivates a darker, richer sound

October 18, 2004

  Returning from an extensive tour, rock-band Nonpointfinally went back into the studio and recorded their fourth album,"Recoil."   This time around, their sound appears to be slightlyadjusted, routed more towards a darker, richer form of rock. Although they deviate ...

Basement sessions

October 18, 2004

   The new audio recording studio in the basement of the downtown campus Durango building is a welcome change and astep in the right direction for the future of the music department at UTSA.  That is, if students can manage to record during thesilence that exists between the...

Actors from the London Stage perform at UTSA

October 18, 2004

   The "Actors from the LondonStage," returned to  the University of Texas at SanAntonio, last week to perform William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" three nights last week,receiving a rousing standing ovation every night.   It was the company's 19th visi...