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Feast in San Antonio's Southtown. Courtesy image.

Business spotlight: Feast

From reading cookbooks in the back of HH-60 helicopters to a yearlong apprenticeship where his fingers never left the cutting board, Chef Stefan Bowers was destined for culinary greatness. In 2011, while working as executive chef at 20Nine, Bowers met entrepreneur Andrew Goodman, and the pair opened the doors to Feast, the King William spot

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State Senator Jose R. Rodriguez and Judge Phyllis Randolph Frye will be honored at the Equality Texas Spirit of Texas Brunch on September 25. (Courtesy photos)

Advocates To Be Honored at Spirit of Texas Brunch

A state senator from El Paso and a judge from Houston will be honored with awards by Equality Texas at the annual Spirit of Texas Brunch slated for September 25 at the Rosenberg Sky Room in San Antonio. State Senator Jose R. Rodriguez (D-El Paso) will receive the Advocate Award, which is given to “an

Style

FLAVNT Streetwear’s Chris and Courtney Rhodes in their “Steer Queer” T-shirts

The Rhodes Twins Carve Out a Niche in the Trans Apparel Market

It started with a T-shirt the Rhodes twins — San Antonio natives Chris and Courtney — made to commemorate Pride. “We made shirts for Austin Pride,” Chris says. “I [wore] a shirt that said ‘Pretty Boy’ on it and had at least 100 people ask me where I got my shirt.” The positive feedback inspired

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Toni Braxton Announced for November at Tobin Center

With hits like “Another Sad Love Song,” and “He Wasn’t Man Enough,” Toni Braxton has become an icon of R&B music as well as one of the top selling female recording artists of this generation. Her superstar status was cemented in 1996 when “Un-break My Heart,” the second single from her sophomore album “Secrets,” spent eleven

Literary

The cast of "Women of Ill Repute: REFUTE!" which will be presented at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center on July 23. (Courtesy photo)

‘Women of Ill Repute: REFUTE!’ Returns to Guadalupe After 15 Years

On Saturday July 23, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center will present Women of Ill Repute: REFUTE!, a play consisting of prose and poetry performed by  five women, each noted poets and authors in their own right. Several of the women identify as queer. The group, Women of Ill Repute, founded by Amalia Ortiz, originally came together to raise funds for

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