Author Archives: Marco Aquino

Drag Star Valentina Set to Perform at Heat

Drag Star Valentina Set to Perform at Heat

As we move further along into season nine of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Rey Lopez Entertainment is bringing another one of the shows break-out stars to Heat Nightclub –  the sassy Latina fan favorite Valentina. Born James Andrew Leyva, this former Los Angeles resident brought tears to the judges when she dressed as Lady Gaga during the first challenge in episode one. Her

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, 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

Sister Act is Woodlawn Theatre’s Latest Production

After a stellar presentation of Pippin back in February,  the Woodlawn Theatre has unveiled its latest production, Sister Act, a “divine musical comedy.” Based on the 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith, the musical tells the story of disco diva Deloris Van Cartier (Rebekah Williams) who is put into protective custody at a convent after

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

Last Call for ‘Seven Card Stud’ at Overtime Theatre

Greg Barrio’s play Seven Card Stud will be the Overtime Theatre’s final production staged at its current location on Camden Street near the Pearl. The theatre company has announced plans to relocate to the city’s Northwest side. Seven Card Stud takes place 20 years after Barrios’ previous play, Rancho Pancho, which chronicled playwright Tennesee Williams’ short-lived

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