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Mister Sister Leather Returns for Night of Wit, Laughs and Community Service

Mister Sister Leather Returns for Night of Wit, Laughs and Community Service

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. If you’ve spent much time in the LGBT nightlife scene, or perhaps attended the annual Pride Bigger Than Texas Parade and Festival, it’s quite likely you’ve spotted the elaborately costumed San Antonio Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence — a “modern, communal order of 21st-century nuns dedicated to community service,

Recalling the Originator of MCC SA’s Love’s Day Tradition

Recalling the Originator of MCC SA’s Love’s Day Tradition

When the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio holds its Love’s Day Masquerade Ball on February 3, it will be following an annual tradition started years ago by now-deceased activist Jim Isaman. Isaman, who died in 2009, was the originator of the Love’s Day observance, which in years past included not only a dinner and dance

LGBT Organizations Seek Show of Unity at SA’s MLK March

LGBT Organizations Seek Show of Unity at SA’s MLK March

Leaders of San Antonio’s LGBT community organizations are circulating an email among their members and allies encouraging them to participate as one large contingent in the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. March on Monday, January 15. “All LGBT organizations and their members, as well as any interested individuals are invited to march together for a

LGBT Community Events Celebrate the Holiday Season in Style

LGBT Community Events Celebrate the Holiday Season in Style

There is no shortage of holiday cheer in San Antonio’s LGBT community as groups and clubs all over town schedule events to celebrate the season. From dance parties to holiday concerts to a breakfast with Santa Claus, there’s something for everyone on this seasonal calendar. Below is a select list of events and fundraisers for

SA Observances to Mark World AIDS Day 2017

SA Observances to Mark World AIDS Day 2017

San Antonians will be among the millions of people around the globe who will be observing World AIDS Day on December 1. The observance, which was started in 1988, is billed as an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate

Live Performances of National Theater’s ‘Follies’ to be Screened in SA

Live Performances of National Theater’s ‘Follies’ to be Screened in SA

Two live performances of the National Theatre of Great Britain’s production of the Stephen Sondheim musical, Follies, will be screened at San Antonio’s Bijou Cinema Bistro on November 30 and December 5. With a book by James Goldman, Follies centers upon a gathering of former showgirls in a crumbling Broadway theater which is slated for

Esperanza Center Rings in Holidays with Mercado de Paz

Esperanza Center Rings in Holidays with Mercado de Paz

Shoppers looking for an alternative to crowded malls and shopping centers will find a unique selection of gifts at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center’s 28th International Peace Market or Mercado de Paz, held annually during Thanksgiving weekend. This year, the market opens on Friday, November 24 and continues through Sunday, November 26. For the

Family-Friendly Holiday Shows to Catch This Season

Family-Friendly Holiday Shows to Catch This Season

The Nutcracker In April, it was announced that the San Antonio Symphony would not provide live accompaniment for this year’s production of Ballet San Antonio’s The Nutcracker. We can now breathe a sigh of relief, however, as it seems the two organizations have reached a compromise that would allow the symphony to provide live music for

Project Runway Designer Mondo Guerra in Conversation at McNay

Project Runway Designer Mondo Guerra in Conversation at McNay

Fashion designer Mondo Guerra, who appeared on two Project Runway television series, will be at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio on November 30 where he will join San Antonio Express-News columnist Emily Spicer for a conversation on the eve of World AIDS Day. In 2010, Guerra finished as runner-up on Season 8 of

Celebrations Abound for Dia De Los Muertos in SA

Celebrations Abound for Dia De Los Muertos in SA

In the coming days, Dia de los Muertos will be celebrated across San Antonio at a variety of venues. The observances range from community processions, to displays of altars and, at least at one soiree, an all-star drag show. Following are some events where you can celebrate the Days of the Dead. San Antonio Dia

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