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SA LGBT Car Club to Host Golden Ghouls Auto Show on Main Avenue Strip

SA LGBT Car Club to Host Golden Ghouls Auto Show on Main Avenue Strip

With Halloween just around the corner, the San Antonio Classic Chassis Car Club will host the Golden Ghouls Car Show on October 21 in the parking garage above Luther’s Cafe. The local chapter of Classic Chassis is affiliated with the Lambda Car Club which nationwide has over 2200 members who are the owners of over 1700

‘Drag Race’ Stars to Share the Fiesta Texas Stage with Local Queens at Out in the Park

‘Drag Race’ Stars to Share the Fiesta Texas Stage with Local Queens at Out in the Park

Based on the success of the first two years of Out in the Park, nightlife empresario Rey Lopez has struck a local chord with his wild and wonderful combination of thrill rides and drag queens. Serving up something in the vein of Orlando’s Gay Days at Walt Disney World (which annually attracts an estimated 50,000

Floral Designer David Garcia Conjures a New Orleans Spirit in Olmos Park

Floral Designer David Garcia Conjures a New Orleans Spirit in Olmos Park

The Big Easy has cast its spell over David Garcia with all its magical charms and has rendered him a soul enchanted with the bewitching city. Is it the madness of Mardi Gras? The allure of black magic and the dark voodoo shops scattered throughout the French Quarter? Or something as sugary and sweet as

Eclectic by Design: The Unusual Interiors of Gregorio Mannino

Eclectic by Design: The Unusual Interiors of Gregorio Mannino

When it comes to ambience, what is your favorite local restaurant or bar? Consider the over-the-top Asian market theme of Hot Joy, or perhaps the Victorian family groove of Barbaro. Then there’s the eclectic and cave-like basement at the Esquire, where myriad mounted fish greet guests after they traverse a darkened hallway paved with Rose

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

Villain or Vixen? Sin City Drag Star Kimora Blac Brings Her Sexy Show to Heat

Villain or Vixen? Sin City Drag Star Kimora Blac Brings Her Sexy Show to Heat

Even though her claws didn’t entirely come out on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Las Vegas showgirl Kimora Blac still got pegged as one of the villains of season nine — a designation some attribute to a reality TV pitfall tellingly dubbed the “villain edit.” Sure, Blac bitched about challenges involving sewing . . . and bedazzling

Texas Rover Company Pays Homage to Travelers of the Past

Texas Rover Company Pays Homage to Travelers of the Past

On a recent evening at The Tiny Finch in Pearl, Texas Rover Company founder John Humphreys looms over a crowd of eager customers who are attempting to get a glimpse of the several high-quality leather products on display at the boutique. At six-foot-five, Humphreys’ intimidating figure is offset by his unassuming personality. Here, Humphreys mingles

Amy Stone Sheds Light on the Bizarre History of Cornyation

Amy Stone Sheds Light on the Bizarre History of Cornyation

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. For many San Antonians, Fiesta is simply something that “happens” each year — a sprawling, expensive, messy celebration that lures tourists into downtown, dumps confetti all over the place and inspires folks to get dolled up in candy-colored garb to gawk at bedazzled “royalty” passing by on parade

Humor and Heritage Artfully Collide in VeryThat


Humor and Heritage Artfully Collide in VeryThat


There are people who see beauty in the world, and there are people who make beauty in the world. Cristina Martinez, founder of VeryThat and all-around badass Chicana, does both. I first met Martinez in early 2014 at an art market on South Flores Street. Among a crowd of crafty vendors selling everything from artisanal

Fiesta Cornyation’s King Anchovy LII is Jeffrey James

Fiesta Cornyation’s King Anchovy LII is Jeffrey James

The board of directors of Fiesta Cornyation, billed as “the raunchiest, cheapest event of Fiesta,” have announced this year’s King Anchovy LII will be Jeffrey James, the proprietor of James Lawnmower Sales and Service. James will preside over the Court of Insane Privilege during Cornyation performances slated for April 25 through 27 at the Charlene

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