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SA Film Festival to Screen ‘Victor’s Last Class’

SA Film Festival to Screen ‘Victor’s Last Class’

The 23rd annual San Antonio Film Festival will screen Victor’s Last Class on August 4 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. The film documents the real-life story of Victor D’Altorio, a 52-year-old gay man and theatre teacher who announced his decision to end his life due to chronic pain via his online blog.

Derrick Barry and Chad Michaels Come Together for Show at Aztec

Derrick Barry and Chad Michaels Come Together for Show at Aztec

In the age of RuPaul’s Drag Race, it’s not uncommon for celebrity impersonators to be mistaken for the actual performers who inspire their acts. That awkward moment happened to Chad Michaels in 2009 when People Magazine mistakenly used a photo of the drag star for a spread on the iconic pop star Cher. Similarly, drag

Activist and Artist Dan Guerrero in SA for Lecture and One-Man Show

Activist and Artist Dan Guerrero in SA for Lecture and One-Man Show

In 1962, Dan Guerrero arrived in New York City eager to break into the world of show business. Decades before Latinos were projected to become the largest minority group in the US and during a time when Liberace was “just flamboyant,” Guerrero often found himself the sole Mexican American at auditions. The son of Chicano

‘The Bodyguard’ to Kick-Off New Season at Majestic

‘The Bodyguard’ to Kick-Off New Season at Majestic

The Majestic Theatre will kick-off the 2017 – 2018 season of its North Park Lexus Broadway in San Antonio series with the hit musical The Bodyguard beginning on September 19. Based on the 1992 Lawrence Kasdan film starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, The Bodyguard made its world premiere in December 2012 at London’s Adelphi

Local Theatres to Broadcast Live Production of ‘Angels in America’

Local Theatres to Broadcast Live Production of ‘Angels in America’

For those of us who can’t cross the globe to catch the London revival of Tony Kushner’s landmark play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, it comes as a pleasant surprise that the National Theatre plans to broadcast its production to cinemas worldwide this summer. Starring Andrew Garfield (Spiderman), Nathan Lane (Birdcage), and Russell Tovey

Rey Lopez Birthday Bash Returns for Sixth Year

Rey Lopez Birthday Bash Returns for Sixth Year

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. With the reality show’s increasing popularity and its recent jump to VH1, there seems to be no end in sight for these gender-bending, boundary-pushing queens. Before last year’s bash

‘Drag Race’ Starlet Peppermint Is Celebrity Grand Marshal of SA’s Pride Parade

‘Drag Race’ Starlet Peppermint Is Celebrity Grand Marshal of SA’s Pride Parade

Peppermint, the drag queen and songwriter who recently came in as the runner-up on the ninth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, will be in San Antonio to serve as the Celebrity Grand Marshal of the Pride Bigger Than Texas Parade and to perform at the Pride Festival on July 1. Peppermint will join the other

Metro Health Hosts Trans Health Discussion

Metro Health Hosts Trans Health Discussion

The City of San Antonio’s Metropolitan Health District is hosting a transgender panel discussion which will seek to shed light on health disparities that affect the trans community in San Antonio. The event, which is co-sponsored by Pride San Antonio, will be held on June 30 at the San Antonio Garden Center. According to a

Chameleonic Queen Nina Bo’Nina Brown Brings Her Wild Drag Stylings to Heat

Chameleonic Queen Nina Bo’Nina Brown Brings Her Wild Drag Stylings to Heat

Not that it hasn’t always been there in some way, shape or form, but exaggerated, outlandish costumes and makeup concepts have flourished in recent seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race — exemplified by the likes of deranged living doll Trixie Mattel (season seven), “7-foot-tall, live-action anime character” Kim Chi (season eight) and Atlanta-based transformation specialist Nina

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

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