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Local Musician and Poet Lourdes Pérez Doesn’t Hold Back

Local Musician and Poet Lourdes Pérez Doesn’t Hold Back

It all started when she declared, “I have to sing” following a Mercedes Sosa concert at Bass Concert Hall in Austin in 1992. Lourdes Pérez, out poet, musician and activist, made the declaration to her now-wife and manager, Annette D’Armata. Now married for 27 years, they said they would give the music venture 100 percent

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

Out of the kitchen: Fred Anthony Garza

Garza was inspired by the play Doña Rosita’s Jalapeño Kitchen. At first glance, it would seem problematic at best to consider opening a vegan, gluten-free, Tex-Mex restaurant on Nogalitos Street just north of I-90. This is hardcore old-school country. But that’s exactly the point, says Fred Anthony Garza, whose Vegeria on upper Broadway, a “grassroots

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