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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

Mike Casey Finds His Next Chapter in the Isaac Maxwell Metal Studio

Mike Casey Finds His Next Chapter in the Isaac Maxwell Metal Studio

As the unofficial “Mayor” of King William, Mike Casey is known amongst our community as many different things: Sharp-dressed man about town. Retired attorney. Arts patron. Bicycle rider. Classic car owner. King William renaissance pioneer. Metal studio owner. Wait … what? As of October 2014, Mike suddenly and unexpectedly found himself as co-owner of Isaac

Saying ‘Adiós’ to On Main Off Main

Saying ‘Adiós’ to On Main Off Main

Originally published in the San Antonio Current Donning matching black T-shirts that read, “On Main Off Main, Adiós Amigos, 1983-2016,” Bill Davis and Oscar Camacho are laughing while reminiscing about some of the more colorful customer exchanges they have had over the past 33 years of owning the quirky and eclectic On Main Off Main

Fashion Designer Agosto Cuellar Wants to Keep San Antonio Lamé

Fashion Designer Agosto Cuellar Wants to Keep San Antonio Lamé

Agosto Cuellar is a veteran visionary in this town. Couturier, entrepreneur and social activist, he’s got deep roots and wide wings, having owned and operated legendary Southtown resale shop Jive Refried, created collections of irreverent, often-recycled garments that have landed him in serious Project Runway consideration, and DJed at big events and unexpected venues citywide.

The Rhodes Twins Carve Out a Niche in the Trans Apparel Market

The Rhodes Twins Carve Out a Niche in the Trans Apparel Market

It started with a T-shirt the Rhodes twins — San Antonio natives Chris and Courtney — made to commemorate Pride. “We made shirts for Austin Pride,” Chris says. “I [wore] a shirt that said ‘Pretty Boy’ on it and had at least 100 people ask me where I got my shirt.” The positive feedback inspired

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