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Three Iconic Divas Coming to SA this Summer

Three Iconic Divas Coming to SA this Summer

Three iconic divas are making their way to the Alamo City this summer. Patti LaBelle – Live To a younger generation Patti LaBelle is known for selling her sweet potato pies at Walmart but for those who can remember the 70s, Ms. Patti is also the undisputed “Godmother of Soul.” She began her career as

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

‘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,

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