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Tobin Center Anounces Melissa Etheridge Date

Tobin Center Anounces Melissa Etheridge Date

The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts will present Melissa Etheridge on June 28. Known for her confessional lyrics and smoky vocals, Etheridge entered the music scene in 1988 and quickly garnered hits like Come to My Window and the Grammy Award-winning Ain’t it Heavy. In 1993, the singer came out as gay during the

‘Mamma Mia’ Farewell Tour at Tobin Center

In the 1970’s, the Swedish pop/dance group ABBA were riding high on the international pop charts. In 1999, British playwright Kathrine Johnson, along with former members Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus transformed the group’s songs into one of the most successful Broadway musicals of all time. Based on songs like Dancing Queen, and taking its

Matt Alber on What He’s Most Thankful for This Holiday Season

On December 7, the Austin-based choral ensemble, Conspirare, will present a concert of holiday favorites at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Now in their 24th season, Conspirare’s programming blurs the line between pop, classical, and folk. Under the direction of Craig Hella Johnson, this year’s concert will feature West Coast singer/songwriter Matt Alber and percussionist Thomas

Conspirare and Singer Matt Alber in SA for Holiday Concert

On December 7, the Austin-based choral ensemble, Conspirare, will present a concert of holiday favorites at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Conspirare, a Latin term meaning “to breath together,” is a proper name for the group which has become known for their inspirational live performances and Grammy Award-winning recordings. Now in their 24th season, Conspirare’s programming blurs

Ken Slavin’s ‘Shaken Not Stirred’ Concert to Benefit SAAF

On November 10, local jazz crooner Ken Slavin will present a concert to benefit the San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts’ Carlos Alvarez Theater. Ken Slavin: Shaken, Not Stirred is an expanded version of the singer’s recent New York City showcase at the Metropolitan Room featuring selections by Great American Songbook

‘Daily Show’ Host Trevor Noah Brings Live Comedy Tour to SA

Perhaps no other late night comic has articulated the absurdity of the so-called “trans panic epidemic” better than The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah. In an episode that aired earlier this year, Noah lambasted supporters of the many anti-LGBT “bathroom bills” being proposed around the country. “If you replace ‘transgender’ with any other group in society,

Toni Braxton Announced for November at Tobin Center

With hits like “Another Sad Love Song,” and “He Wasn’t Man Enough,” Toni Braxton has become an icon of R&B music as well as one of the top selling female recording artists of this generation. Her superstar status was cemented in 1996 when “Un-break My Heart,” the second single from her sophomore album “Secrets,” spent eleven

Luminaria Returns with ‘Take Two’ Programming

The torrential storms last October may have put a damper on the 2015 incarnation of Luminaria, but they weren’t enough to keep the two-day art festival’s commissioned pieces and performances under wraps for too long. Four months later, Luminaria Take Two returns to light up San Antonio’s River North neighborhood with multimedia celebrations at the San Antonio Museum

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