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Activist and Artist Dan Guerrero in SA for Lecture and One-Man Show

Activist and Artist Dan Guerrero in SA for Lecture and One-Man Show

In 1962, Dan Guerrero arrived in New York City eager to break into the world of show business. Decades before Latinos were projected to become the largest minority group in the US and during a time when Liberace was “just flamboyant,” Guerrero often found himself the sole Mexican American at auditions. The son of Chicano

Annual Emerald Ball Moves to Guadalupe Theatre

The 6th annual Emerald Ball, a burlesque drag fundraiser benefiting Pride Center San Antonio will take the stage at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center on Saturday March 25. The event, organized by photographer Julián P. Ledezma, will feature some of the city’s top drag and burlesque performers, the Pride of San Antonio Show Band, and Mexican folk

‘Interconnectedness’ Celebrates Motherhood at Clamp Light Studios

A group exhibition celebrating the bond between mother and child will open Friday, February 10 at Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery. Titled Interconnectedness and curated by resident artist Jose Villalobos, the exhibition brings together 17 artists with the aim of telling “untold stories about our creators.” Villalobos is a recent graduate from the University

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.

SA2020 Panel to Discuss Diversity in Local Arts

SA2020, Contemporary Art Month (CAM), the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center (CAM) and the city’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion are presenting a panel discussion on March 29 to discuss diversity and inclusion in the arts. The SA2020 announcement says, “With our fantastic panelists and an audience Q&A, we hope to open a dialogue about inclusion

A conversation with poet Richard Blanco

“We forget that to be an intelligent, thriving human being means to pull from all sources of information, knowledge, and understanding.” Richard Blanco received our democratic society’s version of literary knighthood in 2013 when President Barack Obama chose him as the nation’s fifth inaugural poet. He is the first Latino, the first openly gay man,

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