Author Archives: Chris Conde

San Antonio-born Karma Styles Talks About Dancing on Ryan Murphy’s ‘Pose’

San Antonio-born Karma Styles Talks About Dancing on Ryan Murphy’s ‘Pose’

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. It’s been almost a year to the day since we first mentioned Karma Styles, one of the original members of the San Antonio-based vogue/dance/art collective House of Kenzo. Karma moved to New York City in 2015 to pursue his dreams as a dancer. Born Charles Wilborn, Karma graduated

Dear Straight People: A Pride Manifesto

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. June 12, 2016. It’s Sunday and I’m driving around getting ready for the second Queers & Beers – a live music showcase I started a year prior featuring San Antonio musicians that identify with the LGBTQ community. All day I had been listening to news of the Pulse

Ada Vox and Patti LaBelle Slayed ‘Lady Marmalade’ On American Idol

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. As part of American Idol’s season finale, which included special performances from judges Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, and Katy Perry as well as duets with other top 10 performers from the show, Ada Vox and “New Attitude” singer Patti LaBelle performed LaBelle’s iconic hit “Lady Marmalade” last night

Ada Vox Is An Idol Even If She Isn’t America’s

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. We’ve got some pretty mixed feelings over here, y’all. America voted. Unfortunately, they didn’t vote for Ada Vox to make it to the top seven on this season of American Idol. If you haven’t been keeping up with the singing drag queen from San Antonio Ada Vox, who’s

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