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Activists to Paint Rainbow Crosswalk in Chalk on Main Avenue Strip

Activists to Paint Rainbow Crosswalk in Chalk on Main Avenue Strip

Just hours before the Pride Bigger Than Texas Parade steps off on July 1, local LGBT activists plan to paint rainbow crosswalks at the intersection of North Main and East Evergreen. The effort, dubbed Pride 2017 Chalk It Up, is being organized by local attorney Rosie Gonzalez who is urging volunteers to “go buy all

‘9 Circles’ Makes SA Premiere at Classic Theatre

‘9 Circles’ Makes SA Premiere at Classic Theatre

9 Circles, Bill Cain’s 2010 play based on the real-life crimes committed by Private Steven Dale, has made its San Antonio premiere at the Classic Theatre in partnership with the Surround Project. The play is a heart-wrenching look into the long-lasting psychological effects of war on the minds of young soldiers. Structured around the nine

Mayor Nirenberg to Participate in SA’s Pride Parade

Mayor Nirenberg to Participate in SA’s Pride Parade

Newly-elected Mayor Ron Nirenberg will make history when he becomes the second mayor of San Antonio to participate in the Pride Bigger Than Texas Parade, which this year takes place on Saturday, July 1. James Poindexter, board secretary of Pride San Antonio, told Out In SA Nirenberg has been named a Grand Marshal for the

Festival and Parade Promise Day Filled With Pride

Festival and Parade Promise Day Filled With Pride

Organizers and volunteers at Pride San Antonio are busy putting the final touches on the full day of events which constitute the Pride Bigger Than Texas Festival and Parade, slated for July 1 along the Main Avenue Strip. This year’s theme is “Living Now – Forever Proud.” The parade and festival are part of a

Public Library Slates Pride Month Events

Public Library Slates Pride Month Events

The San Antonio Public Library announced a list of events it is sponsoring in observance of Pride Month. This is the seventh year the library has presented such a series. A statement on the library’s web site explains the aim of the June observance: “The diversity of San Antonio goes beyond ethnic and racial lines,

Rey Lopez Birthday Bash Promises an ‘Eleganza Extravaganza’

Rey Lopez Birthday Bash Promises an ‘Eleganza Extravaganza’

Since its 2012 premiere at the Bonham Exchange, the annual Rey Lopez Birthday Bash has featured appearances by some of the top performers from RuPaul’s Drag Race. This year’s extravaganza on July 28 pairs established fan favorites like Raja alongside newcomers Naomi Smalls and Valentina. Raven and Jujubee (AKA Team Rujubee) and Puerto Rican beauties

‘Golden Glee Cub’ Returns for Summer Engagement

‘Golden Glee Cub’ Returns for Summer Engagement

The Golden Glee Club will return for a second engagement at Woodlawn Pointe after a successful premiere in April. Directed by Greg Hinojosa, The Golden Glee Club, tells the story of four older ladies who decide it’s time to get off their rockers and start a glee club. The production is based on the 1980’s

Local Exhibitions Celebrate Diversity, Emphasize Humanity

Local Exhibitions Celebrate Diversity, Emphasize Humanity

In the wake of Kathy Griffin’s recent photo scandal, involving the fake severed head of President Donald Trump, artists around the country continue to speak out against the anti-immigrant and non-inclusive policies of the president’s administration. While most can agree that Griffin’s staged photo of a beheading crosses the line of decency, it no doubt

Trans Youths Named Grand Marshals of SA Pride Parade

Trans Youths Named Grand Marshals of SA Pride Parade

Pride San Antonio has named two transgender boys as Grand Marshals of the Pride Bigger Than Texas Parade slated for July 1 along the Main Avenue Strip. Officials from Pride SA announced that 8-year-old Joe Maldonado of Secaucus, New Jersey, and 18-year old Mack Beggs of Euless, Texas were selected for their trailblazing efforts which

‘Cirque de la Symphonie’ Returns for Three Performances at Tobin

‘Cirque de la Symphonie’ Returns for Three Performances at Tobin

Cirque de la Symphonie will return to San Antonio this week for three gravity-defying performances at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. The Atlanta-based company, founded just over a decade ago, is the only cirque company in the world to work exclusively with orchestras. It will present its carefully choreographed pieces alongside live music

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