Author Archives: Elaine Wolff

Most Influential 2015: Henry Munoz

Most Influential 2015: Henry Munoz

In 2013, Henry Muñoz was elected Finance Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, the first Latino to serve in the position, and, he notes, the first openly gay man to do so. But that’s old news in today’s voracious ouroborus news cycles, even if we are already deep in the maw of a presidential campaign.

Most Influential 2015: Jesse Mata

Fans (read: short for fanatics) of Fiesta Cornyation, know Jesse Mata as the mercilessly acerbic pen behind the emcees’ script, and the pleasant papa-bear voice that reminds audience members to, “sit back, relax, and return your date to their full, upright position” before the show begins. That’s the icing; he also bakes the Corny cake

Celebrating Robert Rehm

There is no adequate way to document the contributions that Robert Rehm made to the San Antonio theater community, his former students at Jefferson High School’s Fine Arts Magnet Academy, and Cornyation, where he was a skit designer since the mid ’80s. Except perhaps the scholarship, established in his name, that supports the college education


Photos by Bryan Rindfuss Grooming by Angelina Mata Models: Murray Van Eman, Jeremiah Birmingham, Justin Nichols Justin Nichols, attorney Favorite game: Deer Favorite dish: “No question it is my grandmother’s fried backstrap”   Nichols learned to hunt with his grandmother, the person he’s “closest to in the world,” when he was just 6 or 7.

How the military liberated one South Texas boy

Telling: San Antonio, October 1-5, 2014, Carlos Alvarez Theater, The Tobin Center Ticket info here. When he was a young man in Victoria, Texas, playwright, poet and critic Gregg Barrios joined the Air Force medical service, encouraged by uncles who had served in the military during the relatively peaceful years that followed World War II. U.S. involvement

Tackle a Diablo, go to gay football heaven

The Diablos, San Antonio’s reps in the National Gay Flag Football League, played the first game of their sixth season Sunday, and Out In SA photographer Antonia Padilla brought her camera. Game 2 will be played Sunday, October 5, at Olmos Park Field #1. Follow the schedule here. We promised to mention that official uniforms