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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

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

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

The Omnipresence of Darian Thomas

The Omnipresence of Darian Thomas

So, first off, your hustle is crazy. Oh, thank you. It’s cool watching queer people in the music scene continue to work … to represent and do it well. I try [laughs]! Are you from here? Yeah, I was born and raised in San Antonio … I started at Clark and then my family moved,

Ron Casola, Founder of Live Oak Singers, Has Died

Ron Casola, Founder of Live Oak Singers, Has Died

Ron Casola, founder and artistic director of the Live Oak Singers, an LGBT and allies chorus, died on February 21 after a battle with Alzheimer’s. Casola moved to San Antonio from Phoenix in 2013 to be near his family after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. In an interview with Jade Esteban Estrada in the San Antonio

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

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