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A cabaret showcase of “brown skin, full bodies, and round behinds”

A cabaret showcase of “brown skin, full bodies, and round behinds”

Come celebrate queer people of color & bodies of all shapes and sizes! allgo: A Statewide Organization for Queer People of Color based in Austin is hosting its bi-annual drag and burlesque celebration Friday, July 17, at the North Door. Following performances from local, regional, and international artists, there will be a dance party with music

Artpace premieres response to ’98 hate crime

“In other countries, the reference to James Byrd is kind of lost, but the violence is very much there and present.” As an Artpace International Artist-in-Residence in 1999, Christian Marclay produced a 14-minute film titled Guitar Drag depicting an amplified electric guitar being dragged along a Texas road by a pickup truck. As part of

SA artists protest Cuba’s treatment of Tania Bruguera

Though their group was small, their message was clear; Tania Bruguera should be free to practice her art. Standing in a light drizzling rain, about 10 people met in front of the Alamo on a Friday evening in late May to show support for international Cuban-born artist Tania Bruguera. Anjali Gupta, sirector of San Antonio

It’s Showtime! for the Live Oak Singers

Live Oak Singers present It’s Showtime! Songs from Stage and Screen Madison Square Presbyterian Church, 319 Camden Street 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17 $20 General admission, $15 Students, military & seniors Children 10 and under are free Last summer, I attended the Pride concert rehearsal of the then newly formed Live Oak Singers, San Antonio’s only

Pink Leche brings together artists and performers Saturday

“Where My Girls At?” 8pm April 25, $3 Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex, 108 Blue Star Pink Leche has become known for his eclectic blend of musical styles–something he calls “Queer Bass.” When he was putting together his latest show, he quickly realized it had turned into a total sausage fest. He asked himself,

How Cornyation became the ruling roué of Fiesta

Cornyation was an important part of the democratization of Fiesta. Children fidgeted and adults downed the last of their longneck beers as they waited for the show to begin. The sweeping Arneson River Theatre was in the middle of the Night in Old San Antonio (NIOSA) midway, pushed against the edge of the river. The

Linda Pace Foundation exhibits works by Alejandro Diaz 

Alejandro Diaz says his artwork is a “form of social activism.” The New York based artist tackles difficult subject matter through his use of humor and addresses the Mexican American experience in the United States. An exhibition of recent work, It Takes a Village, will be on view at SPACE: Linda Pace Foundation Gallery April

Queer on the range, in Amor sin fronteras

On view until May 31 at San Angel Folk Art Gallery is Amor sin fronteras: The works of Felix D’Eon, an exhibit of small-scale works on paper by Mexico City artist Felix D’Eon. It marks the artist’s first showing here in Texas. The work in Amor sin fronteras depicts gay and lesbian couples throughout history