Author Archives: Marco Aquino

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

Luis Fonsi will Bring ‘Love and Dance’ Tour to Majestic

While the Trump administration was busy enacting its anti-immigrant policies, the biggest song of the summer was Luis Fonsi’s Despacito. Featuring reggaeton star Daddy Yankee, Despacito is now the most streamed song in the history of the internet and the first Spanish language single to reach the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart since the Macarena

Janet Jackson Brings Revamped ‘State Of The World’ Tour to AT&T Center

In 2015, it seemed Janet Jackson was poised for a major comeback. After debuting atop the Billboard 200 albums chart with her tenth studio album Unbreakable, Jackson embarked on her Unbreakable world tour. However, that tour was postponed just four months in due to health issues and Jackson’s pregnancy at age 50. The singer promised

Guadalupe Presents Solo Shows by Ana Fernandez and Ruth Buentello

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center will present a pair of solo shows by artists Ana Fernandez and Ruth Buentello on September 1. “Eastside Westside” by Fernandez and “Narratives Invented” by Buentello will feature work dealing with “place and perspective through a bi-cultural lens.” In a press release, executive director Cristina Ballí said, “Both Ana and

Artist Jose Villalobos Deconstructs Symbols of Masculinity

The 22nd installment of the Young [email protected] Artists exhibition at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas brings together eight emerging artists from around the state. Among the featured artists is San Antonio resident Jose Villalobos, whose work deals with LGBT issues and gender restrictions. Born in El Paso, Texas to a conservative Mexican-American family, Villalobos is a graduate

José Rubén De León Reprises His Federico García Lorca Tribute at Classic Theatre

With his 1932 play Blood Wedding and collection of poems Poet in New York (published in 1940), Federico García Lorca became one of Spain’s most revered poets and dramatists during the 20th century. But his influence far exceeds the world of literature. Lorca was part of a group of artists known as La Generacion del ’27, which included filmmaker Luis Buñuel and artist Salvador Dalí. In the 1930s, Lorca explored

Gente de Zona Bring Cuban Reggaeton to SA

In the music video for Gente de Zona’s 2015 dance anthem La Gozadera, a traffic jam leads motorists to abandon their cars for an impromptu dance party on the streets of Havana. In a display of pure joy and cultural pride, Latinos in every shade of brown are depicted dancing atop cars and waving flags