An Iranian masterwork opens with its director behind bars

NEW YORK – After being arrested for creating antigovernment propaganda in 2010, the Iranian director Jafar Panahi was banned from making films for 20 years. Since then, he’s made five widely acclaimed features. His latest, “No Bears,” opens soon in U.S. theaters while Panahi is in prison. In July, Panahi went to the Tehran prosecutor’s … Read more

Nike, FedEx rise; Pebblebrook, Calavo Growers fall – mySA

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Nike Inc., up $12.57 to $115.78. The athletic apparel maker reported strong fiscal second-quarter financial results. FedEx Corp., up $5.64 to $169.99. The package delivery company’s fiscal second-quarter earnings beat Wall Street forecasts. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, down $1.23 to $13.20. The … Read more

Holiday travel expected to break records at San Antonio airport – San Antonio Express-News

About 343,420 people are expected to fly in and out of the airport between Friday and Jan. 2, surpassing the 2019-2020 season’s total of 318,830 travelers. This comes on the heels of the airport’s record-breaking Thanksgiving travel season and a two-year pandemic-induced slump. During the same period in 2020-2021, the airport had 150,956 travelers. In … Read more

More development in Tobin Hill planned, adds homes and businesses – San Antonio Express-News

Developer Harris Bay is seeking rezoning approval to facilitate plans to build 1,000 apartments and about 70,000 square feet of commercial space near Pearl and the St. Mary’s Strip in booming Tobin Hill. The private equity firm with offices in California and San Antonio has multiple parcels of varying sizes under contract along West Josephine … Read more