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Tobin Center Anounces Melissa Etheridge Date

Tobin Center Anounces Melissa Etheridge Date

The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts will present Melissa Etheridge on June 28. Known for her confessional lyrics and smoky vocals, Etheridge entered the music scene in 1988 and quickly garnered hits like Come to My Window and the Grammy Award-winning Ain’t it Heavy. In 1993, the singer came out as gay during the

Carole King Musical to Make SA Premiere

Carole King Musical to Make SA Premiere

The songs of Carole King have been recorded by artists across every genre from pop princess Mandy Moore to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin. King’s 1971 album, Tapestry, featuring the classic singles Beautiful and I Feel the Earth Move, is one of the biggest sellers of all time and set a gold standard for songwriters

Ballet SA to Give Annual Outdoor Performance at Travis Park

Ballet SA to Give Annual Outdoor Performance at Travis Park

Ballet San Antonio was founded in 1985 by Mayra Worthen and Melissa Hale Coyle and has since become one of the most promising ballet companies in the country. In 2014 the company made a leap to become the resident professional ballet company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Still, it is true that

Annual Emerald Ball Moves to Guadalupe Theatre

Annual Emerald Ball Moves to Guadalupe Theatre

The 6th annual Emerald Ball, a burlesque drag fundraiser benefiting Pride Center San Antonio will take the stage at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center on Saturday March 25. The event, organized by photographer Julián P. Ledezma, will feature some of the city’s top drag and burlesque performers, the Pride of San Antonio Show Band, and Mexican folk

Hello Studio Presents New Work by Wesley Harvey

Hello Studio Presents New Work by Wesley Harvey

Artist Wesley Harvey first caught our eye when he appropriated images by Tom of Finland on a set of dinnerware and his raunchy creations became a favorite among adult themed art collectors. Now, Hello Studio will present Harvey’s latest body of work as part of the exhibition Pretty Hurts which opens on Thursday, March 2 and continues through

St. Anthony Hotel Announces ‘Rent’ Karaoke Competition

St. Anthony Hotel Announces ‘Rent’ Karaoke Competition

The St. Anthony Hotel has announced a one night only Rent 20th Anniversary Tour Karaoke Competition to be held Wednesday, March 1 in its famed Peacock Alley. The event is a chance to win two tickets to the Broadway classic which arrives at the Majestic Theatre on Friday night. Two winners will be chosen based

Rent 20th Anniversary Tour Coming to Majestic Theatre

Rent 20th Anniversary Tour Coming to Majestic Theatre

On April 29, 1996, Jonathan Larson’s, rock musical Rent, opened at the Nederlander Theater in New York City. A modern day version of Puccini’s La Boheme, the musical tells the story of seven young creative types trying to make their way in New York City’s East Village during the era of AIDS. Touching upon sensitive

Art Historian Ruben C. Cordova to Lecture on the ‘Penis in Art’

Art Historian Ruben C. Cordova to Lecture on the ‘Penis in Art’

From the ancient Greeks to the work of Robert Mapplethorpe, the penis in art has had an extensive treatment, one which any art historian would be hard-pressed to ignore. On Wednesday, March 1, local curator and art historian Ruben C. Cordova will present a lecture on this very topic at Fl!GHT Gallery. Held in conjunction

Julian P. Ledezma Unveils Drag Photography Show

Julian P. Ledezma Unveils Drag Photography Show

On Friday, February 24, photographer Juilan P. Ledezma will host his first art show in his new studio space at Woodlawn Pointe in the Decco District. Billed as Evoke the Reign: 10 Queens, the show will consist of Ledezma’s photography featuring local drag performers as well as performers from RuPaul’s Drag Race. Ledezma’s work has

‘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

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