Arts & Culture

Annual Emerald Ball Moves to Guadalupe Theatre

Annual Emerald Ball Moves to Guadalupe Theatre

The 6th annual Emerald Ball, a burlesque drag fundraiser benefiting Pride Center San Antonio will take the stage at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center on Saturday March 25. The event, organized by photographer Julián P. Ledezma, will feature some of the city’s top drag and burlesque performers, the Pride of San Antonio Show Band, and Mexican folk

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

San Antonio Filmmaker Maria Galindo Shoots Life’s a Bitch! in Barcelona

San Antonio Filmmaker Maria Galindo Shoots Life’s a Bitch! in Barcelona

When punk-rock musician Maria Galindo made Barcelona her home in 2011, she never planned to shoot a film there. Galindo, who is originally from San Antonio, moved to Spain for a change of scenery and to do something different with herself, but said she woke up hungover one morning on her couch and realized she

Hello Studio Presents New Work by Wesley Harvey

Hello Studio Presents New Work by Wesley Harvey

Artist Wesley Harvey first caught our eye when he appropriated images by Tom of Finland on a set of dinnerware and his raunchy creations became a favorite among adult themed art collectors. Now, Hello Studio will present Harvey’s latest body of work as part of the exhibition Pretty Hurts which opens on Thursday, March 2 and continues through

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

Art Historian Ruben C. Cordova to Lecture on the ‘Penis in Art’

Art Historian Ruben C. Cordova to Lecture on the ‘Penis in Art’

From the ancient Greeks to the work of Robert Mapplethorpe, the penis in art has had an extensive treatment, one which any art historian would be hard-pressed to ignore. On Wednesday, March 1, local curator and art historian Ruben C. Cordova will present a lecture on this very topic at Fl!GHT Gallery. Held in conjunction

Moonlight Illuminates a More Diverse Oscars Season

Moonlight Illuminates a More Diverse Oscars Season

Hollywood embraced diversity with its 2017 Oscar nominations that included actors of color in all the acting categories — a marked difference from last year’s #oscarssowhite controversy. Academy voters gave most of its kudos (14 nominations) to La La Land, a musical that echoes self-referential Hollywood films like All About Eve, Sunset Boulevard and The

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

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