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Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound Dance Troupe Returns to SA

Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound Dance Troupe Returns to SA

In 2016 the members of Shaping Sound became internet sensations when their performance of Bohemian Rhapsody on the Ellen DeGeneres show went viral. Here, scantily clad male bodies posed, twirled, and leaped through the air all while breathing new life into a familiar tune. Led by artistic director and choreographer Travis Wall, the troupe features

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

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

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

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

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