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LeBron leads Heat to second straight title

LeBron leads Heat to second straight title

By BRIAN MAHONEY (AP Basketball Writer) | The Associated Press – 5 minutes ago

  • MIAMI, FL - JUNE 20:  LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat shoots the ball against Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs during Game Seven of the 2013 NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat on June 20, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan (21) and the Miami Heat's Chris Bosh (1) work during the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball championships, Thursday, June 20, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)Miami Heat president Pat Riley and his wife Chris watch action before the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball championships against the San Antonio Spurs, Thursday, June 20, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (3) shoots against San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20) of Argentina during the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball championships, Thursday, June 20, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)MIAMI, FL – JUNE 20:  LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat shoots the ball against Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs during Game Seven of the 2013 …San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan (21) and the Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh (1) work during the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball championships, Thursday, …Miami Heat president Pat Riley and his wife Chris watch action before the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball championships against the San Antonio …Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade (3) shoots against San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili (20) of Argentina during the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball championships, …
  • San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9) shoots against the Miami Heat's Mike Miller (13) during the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball championships, Thursday, June 20, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)The Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) shoots against the San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (4) during the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball championships, Thursday, June 20, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)Miami Heat's Chris Andersen (11) defends against San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9) during the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball championships, Thursday, June 20, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (3) dunks the ball against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball championships, Thursday, June 20, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker (9) shoots against the Miami Heat’s Mike Miller (13) during the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball championships, …The Miami Heat’s LeBron James (6) shoots against the San Antonio Spurs’ Danny Green (4) during the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball championships, …

Taylor Swift wins big at Billbord

Live from the Billboard Music Awards: Swift wins Top Artist;  Bieber wins Milestone Award; Prince burns in finale

                                               Tom Donoghue

Taylor Swift backstage  at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 19,  2013. Swift won eight awards.

By John  Katsilometes                            

Published Sunday, May 19, 2013 | 5:03 p.m.

Updated Sunday, May 19, 2013 | 8:15 p.m.

2013 Billboard Music Awards  at MGM Grand

2013 Billboard Music Awards

Steve Marcus  – Prince performs during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand  Garden Arena Sunday, May 19, 2013.

It was Rapping at Noche Caliente

By Jonathan Liles

Surprise!!! Its Devin The Dude!

River City Attractions (RCA), received an invite to Noche Caliente at the last minute on October 29, 2010. We were expecting to see a concert with San Antonio Hip Hop artist King Kyle Lee as the main event. However Kyle Lee along with Swishahouse Legend DJ Michael “5000” Watts were actually there to host and promote for Devin The Dude. Devin the Dude is an underground rap artist well known for his unique rapping style and 15 year relationship with Houston based Rap-A-Lot Records (ended in 2008). The experience of the show itself was indeed unique. When Devin The Dude performed all the fans surrounded him in a big circle as he performed music from his latest album Suite 420. River City Attractions would like to give special thanks to Kyle Lee, Michael “5000” Watts, Devin The Dude, Core, Big Q and Noche Caliente for putting on a great show.

Flo-Rida was Flowing at AutoFest

By Jonathan Liles & Nathan Vargs

The Auto Fest at Cowboys Dance Hall Oct 19th, 2010 was packed with people of all ages. Over all River City Attractions enjoyed the car show but the peak of the event was when Flo Rida hit the stage and opened with “In the Ayer”. Flo Rida definitely worked the San Antonio crowd with a few of his Hit Songs such as, “Club Cant Handle Me” and “Elevator”. Flo Rida also performed “Turn around (5,4,3,2,1)” off the new album ONLY 1 FLO (PT.1) in stores & online November 30th! Click HERE to listen NOW!

Bret Michaels was in true form at Sea World

By Ally Gutierrez &nErika Garcia

Bret Michaels made a huge comeback at Sea World on Friday. He preformed some of his big hits from years past, such as “Talk to Me Dirty” and “Every Rose has its Thorn”, including “Sweet Home Alabama” from the late great , Lynyrd Skynyrd. He also paid tribute to our troops overseas by singing “Something to Believe In”. Bret had the place rocking, with his family along side him. Despite the health complications he had in April he was a true rocker that evening. He did not hesitate in expressing his thanks to the all the staff at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital for his emergency appendicitis back in April which resulted in canceling that performance. This was his make-up show and a show it was as we did get to talk to some of his devoted fans . Bret is looking forward to his “Life as I know it”reality debut on VH1 this month on the 18th and will include film footage of his visit here in the river city .

Shaun Anthony CD Release Party & Birthday Bash at Posh

By Jonathan Liles

Excited fans and curious bystanders watch closely as Shaun Anthony shot his first RnB music video at Hotel Valencia in the heart of San Antonio (downtown).

The name of the song for the music video is called “Give It To Me Girl” by Shaun Anthony featuring Yung Fyngas and video shot by New Tribe Films. (look for song on itunes) The song is a big part of Shaun Anthonys RnB mixtape called “RnB Love”. This Album features local San Antonio artists such as Yung Fyngas, Tony Jones, Bugsy, and Queen (female rapper).

Tejano Super Show and Low Low Car Show

By Ally Gutierrez

River City Attractions was very excited to be covering this event that showcased numerous works of art on 4 wheels, fantastic sounds from Tejano and Hip-Hop artist.

Yours truly and two other staff members were immediately introduced to Fade Dog!!! He is a new and rising hip-hop artist from SA. His new album entitled “2 Gangsta 4 Radio” can be heard on 98.5 the Beat or check him out at Noche Caliente.

Steve Jordan’s Memorial Service

By Roberto Álvarez

Steve’s body was cremated and a memorial service was held on Thursday, August 19.

According to Héctor Saldaña, Steve’s children: Steve II, Steve III, Richard, Anita and Mary Ann Jordan plus siblings Bonificio (Boni), Ramón and Guadalupe (Lupe) plus the Grammy Awards winner’s longtime companion Azeneth Domínguez left Steve’s house on South San Joaquin Street heading a parade of people that resembled a New Orleans funeral procession. They walked south to Castroville Road where they turned right and walked one block to Dahlgreen Avenue where they turned left and proceeded until they reached San Martínez de Porras Catholic Church.

Against All Odds: Five Latinas obtain degrees in honor of their father

By Araceli Cardenas

This is an open letter to my father, Lazaro Cardenas.

During graduation, there’s always one story or personal journey that encompasses the effort and sacrifice of what graduating with a degree truly represents. It’s never easy because earning a degree requires discipline, courage, perseverance, hard-work, determination and commitment. In some cases, it takes one special person to go beyond the classroom and inspire you to finish against all odds!

This is the case of my father, whose love and guidance inspired his five daughters to earn a degree. Here’s our story!