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American Idol Alum David Hernandez to Perform at Webb Party

American Idol Alum David Hernandez to Perform at Webb Party

The San Antonio AIDS Foundation’s Webb Party returns after a one-year hiatus on April 21 at the Bonham Exchange with the 80’s theme, “Reboot,” and a live entertainment roster headlined by American Idol alumnus David Hernandez. As one of SAAF’s signature fundraising events, the Webb usually attracts over 1,500 guests and helps raise over $100,000

Nascent|Nation Explores the Minority Experience in America

Nascent|Nation Explores the Minority Experience in America

Nascent|Nation, an exhibition of visual and performance art, was presented with spectacular results on April 8 at Brick at Blue Star. The project was curated by dancer Tamara Adira and violinist Darian Thomas who are members of the local flamenco troupe Arte y Pasión. Thematically, the installations consisted of works which explore the realities of living

Ballet SA Unveils 2017-2018 Season

Ballet SA Unveils 2017-2018 Season

Ballet SA has announced its 2017 – 2018 season which incorporates the theme of “Bold and Beautiful.” In a press release, artistic director Willy Shives said: “This season I put together a program that showcases the diversity, strength and beauty of our company. I continue to bring the timeless classics that we have all come to

Diana Ross Returns To San Antonio

Diana Ross Returns To San Antonio

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. A living legend in her own right, Diana Ross got her start in the music industry when she joined The Primettes, a group that eventually changed their name to The Supremes, signed on to legendary record label Motown and became one of, if not the most successful female

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

SA Singer Raising Funds to Bring Water to Flint, MI Residents

SA Singer Raising Funds to Bring Water to Flint, MI Residents

San Antonio neo-soul singer Alyson Alonzo has started a GoFundMe campaign to buy bottled water for the residents of Flint, Michigan. Alonzo, who will perform at the Hispanic Technology and Community Center in Flint on May 6, hopes to raise $3,000 to rent a U-Haul and load it with bottled water. On her GoFundMe page

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

Nathan Felix’s New Choral Group to Kick off Contemporary Art Month

Nathan Felix’s New Choral Group to Kick off Contemporary Art Month

A new choral group, From Those Who Follow The Echoes, will showcase new music as part of the Kick-Off Party for Contemporary Art month. Led by artistic director Nathan Felix, the 30-piece collective made their San Antonio debut back in November during a pop-up performance at Hotel Emma. After entering the hotel’s famed Sternewirth Bar and Clubroom, the

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

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