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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

‘Matilda the Musical’ Set for Majestic Theatre

‘Matilda the Musical’ Set for Majestic Theatre

Roald Dahl’s 1988 children’s novel Matilda is much like his 1966 novel, Willy Wonka and the Choclate Factory, in that both tales combine the magic and wonderment of childhood innocence with dark and menacing undertones. Matilda, the daughter of a sleazy car salesman and an inattentive mother, escapes her unfortunate home life by throwing herself

SA Mom Organizes ‘Gay Pride Flash Mob’ to Dance in Park Across From Mayor’s House

SA Mom Organizes ‘Gay Pride Flash Mob’ to Dance in Park Across From Mayor’s House

With the mayoral election just two weeks away, one local activist is inviting the LGBT and allied community to participate in a flash mob dance in Dignowity Park across the street from Mayor Ivy R. Taylor’s house. The May 27 event is being organized by Rosey Abuabara who says it is meant to be a

Three Iconic Divas Coming to SA this Summer

Three Iconic Divas Coming to SA this Summer

Three iconic divas are making their way to the Alamo City this summer. Patti LaBelle – Live To a younger generation Patti LaBelle is known for selling her sweet potato pies at Walmart but for those who can remember the 70s, Ms. Patti is also the undisputed “Godmother of Soul.” She began her career as

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