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Opera San Antonio’s Next Season to Feature ‘Macbeth’ and ‘La Bohème’

Opera San Antonio’s Next Season to Feature ‘Macbeth’ and ‘La Bohème’

Opera San Antonio kicks off its next season on September 8 with a production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Shakespearean drama Macbeth. In May 2018, the company will present Puccini’s heart-breaking tale, La Bohème. Performances for both productions will be at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. In a press release, Enrique Carreón-Robledo, General and Artistic Director of

Conspirare Concert to Celebrate the Journey of Women

Conspirare Concert to Celebrate the Journey of Women

The Grammy-Award winning vocal ensemble Conspirare will present Unclouded Day, a concert featuring new work by composer Jocelyn Hagen on Sunday, May 21 at Temple Beth-El. The concert, directed by Craig Hella Johnson, will explore the varied ways in which “words and music encompass the journey of women.” It includes additional work by Benjamin Britten, Bernice Johnson

MexiQueens Return for Night of Art and Fashion

MexiQueens Return for Night of Art and Fashion

Visual artist Anthony “The Lemon” Diaz and fashion designer Caterina Gutierrez will both present new series of work on Saturday May 20 at Karolina’s Antiques. Billed as MexiQueens II: Bigger and Browner the event “serves as an effort to unite the Latin@ and Gay communities as they continue to fight for representation and equality,” and

Alyson Alonzo’s Debut EP Is Raw, Intimate and Sexy as Hell

Alyson Alonzo’s Debut EP Is Raw, Intimate and Sexy as Hell

Originally published in the San Antonio Current Watching Alyson Alonzo sing is a spiritual experience. When she’s performing at a bar or venue, you can hear a hush wash over the crowd as soon as she releases a string of breathy notes from her lungs. She’s that good. Apparently, she’s been that good for a

Janet Jackson Announces ‘State of the World’ Tour

Janet Jackson Announces ‘State of the World’ Tour

In 2015 it seemed Janet Jackson had finally made a comeback. After debuting atop the Billboard charts with her tenth studio album Unbreakable, Jackson announced plans to launch her Unbreakable World Tour later that year. However, just four months into the tour, Jackson abruptly postponed and rescheduled all remaining dates including several in Texas due to

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

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