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‘Secret Garden’ Continues Run at Playhouse

‘Secret Garden’ Continues Run at Playhouse

If your name is Mary, then you are probably familiar with the popular English nursery rhyme: “Mary, Mary quite contrary…” Aside from its common use on playgrounds to tease young girls named Mary, its also the best description of the main character in the The Secret Garden. Now Running at the Russell Hills Rogers Theater

When a Birthday Party is a Fundraiser

When a Birthday Party is a Fundraiser

For the seventh year in a row, activist Ana Alicia Perez is telling her friends to ditch the birthday presents and instead make a donation to some of her favorite charities. Over the years, Perez has invited the community to a party where she’s accepted donations for the San Antonio AIDS Foundation, the Children’s Hospital,

Classic Theatre Presents Shakespeare’s ‘Tempest’

Classic Theatre Presents Shakespeare’s ‘Tempest’

William Shakespeare’s influence is unparalleled. With the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016, The Classic Theatre now presents one of the playwright’s greatest work: The Tempest. Part fairytale and part romance, The Tempest is set on a remote island and tells the story of Prospero, a sorcerer and exiled Duke of Milan, who must restore his

LGBT Chamber to Host Matchmaking Guru Tammy Shaklee

LGBT Chamber to Host Matchmaking Guru Tammy Shaklee

Gay matchmaking guru Tammy Shaklee will be in San Antonio to speak at the LGBT Chamber of Commerce’s pre-Valentine’s Day mixer at Rosario’s on Thursday, February 9. The topic of Shaklee’s remarks will be, “Courting and Networking for Business; Marrying the Principles and Techniques of Matchmaking to Your Business Life.” Shaklee is the founder of H4M, an offline,

‘Interconnectedness’ Celebrates Motherhood at Clamp Light Studios

‘Interconnectedness’ Celebrates Motherhood at Clamp Light Studios

A group exhibition celebrating the bond between mother and child will open Friday, February 10 at Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery. Titled Interconnectedness and curated by resident artist Jose Villalobos, the exhibition brings together 17 artists with the aim of telling “untold stories about our creators.” Villalobos is a recent graduate from the University

Two Lesbian Films on Tap at CineFestival

Two Lesbian Films on Tap at CineFestival

This year, San Antonio’s CineFestival, the nation’s longest running Latino film festival, will include two feature films by lesbian filmmakers. CineFestival, which runs from February 24 to March 4 at the Guadalupe Theater, will present Brusing for Besos (2016), written and directed by Adelina Anthony, on February 25 and Go Fish (1994), directed by Rose

Fl!ght Gallery Presents Early Work by Angel Rodríguez-Díaz

Fl!ght Gallery Presents Early Work by Angel Rodríguez-Díaz

On Thursday, February 2, Fl!ight Gallery opens two exhibitions curated by art historian Ruben Cordova of rediscovered early work by artist Angel Rodríguez-Díaz. The main gallery exhibition, billed as Angel Rodríguez-Díaz: Nueva York to San Antonio, will shed light on the development of the artist’s technique before his arrival in San Antonio. Rodríguez-Díaz is Puerto Rican and

Fiesta Cornyation’s King Anchovy LII is Jeffrey James

Fiesta Cornyation’s King Anchovy LII is Jeffrey James

The board of directors of Fiesta Cornyation, billed as “the raunchiest, cheapest event of Fiesta,” have announced this year’s King Anchovy LII will be Jeffrey James, the proprietor of James Lawnmower Sales and Service. James will preside over the Court of Insane Privilege during Cornyation performances slated for April 25 through 27 at the Charlene

Out Country Singer Ty Herndon Coming to SA

Out Country Singer Ty Herndon Coming to SA

In the 1990’s Ty Herndon was country music royalty. After signing with Epic Records in 1995, his accomplishments included the number one country hits What Mattered Most, In This Moment, and It Must be Love. Having survived a series of controversies including an indecent exposure charge and drug rehabilitation, Herndon re-launched his career in 2010

‘Mamma Mia’ Farewell Tour at Tobin Center

‘Mamma Mia’ Farewell Tour at Tobin Center

In the 1970’s, the Swedish pop/dance group ABBA were riding high on the international pop charts. In 1999, British playwright Kathrine Johnson, along with former members Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus transformed the group’s songs into one of the most successful Broadway musicals of all time. Based on songs like Dancing Queen, and taking its

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