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Guitar Virtuoso Kaki King Brings Jazz-Tinged Melodies to Tobin Center

Guitar Virtuoso Kaki King Brings Jazz-Tinged Melodies to Tobin Center

Composer and guitarist Kaki King will perform at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, September 15. The out musician, who has been hailed as “a genre onto herself” by Rolling Stone magazine, is touring in support of her latest album Live at Berkley which is due out September 22. Over the past

Dixie Longate Brings Her Comic Tupperware Party to Tobin Stage

Since her early days entertaining “straight Republican white women” in Orange County living rooms, wayward Southern belle Dixie Longate—an over-the-top drag character created by writer-actor Kris Andersson—has earned comparisons to Dame Edna and emerged as an unlikely ambassador for Orlando-based Tupperware Brands Corp. Putting an unapologetically trashy spin on the Tupperware-party format, Andersson’s signature show

Alison Bechdel’s Lesbian Tragicomedy ‘Fun Home’ Comes to Life on Tobin Stage

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Lesbian author and cartoonist Alison Bechdel is a true gem of the LGBTQ community. Since coming out in 1980, she has advocated for LGBTQ equality and self-acceptance in her own, truly unique way. Bechdel’s greatest claim to fame, the best-selling graphic memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, is

Our Summer Concert Picks

From Broadway numbers to funky club bangers, there’s  something in store for everyone when it comes to entertainment options in the Alamo City. Here are our top concert picks for summer 2017. Melissa Etheridge Known for her confessional lyrics and smoky vocals, Melissa Etheridge entered the music scene in 1988 and quickly garnered hits like

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

Ballet SA Unveils 2017-2018 Season

Ballet SA has announced its 2017 – 2018 season which incorporates the theme of “Bold and Beautiful.” In a press release, artistic director Willy Shives said: “This season I put together a program that showcases the diversity, strength and beauty of our company. I continue to bring the timeless classics that we have all come to