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New Group to Raise Funds for Rainbow Crosswalk Maintenance

New Group to Raise Funds for Rainbow Crosswalk Maintenance

A new group of community volunteers, organized by Pride San Antonio, is holding their first benefit to raise money for upkeep and maintenance of the rainbow crosswalk that was installed on the Main Avenue Strip in June. The group, who have dubbed themselves the Guardians of the Crosswalk, say they will “tirelessly work to protect,

K.D. Lang to Mark 25th Anniversary of Landmark ‘Ingénue’ Album in Concert at the Majestic

K.D. Lang to Mark 25th Anniversary of Landmark ‘Ingénue’ Album in Concert at the Majestic

In 1992, K.D. Lang released Ingénue, an album unlike anything else on mainstream radio at the time. A stark departure from her previous alt-country albums, it would go on to cement her status as one of the greatest vocalists of her generation. Ingénue was a nod to the timeless work of George Gershwin and Kirk

Comedian Paula Poundstone Headed to SA for Appearance at Empire Theatre

Comedian Paula Poundstone Headed to SA for Appearance at Empire Theatre

Comedian, author, actress, interviewer, and commentator Paula Poundstone brings her sharp wit and observational humor to San Antonio’s Charline McCombs Empire Theatre for a one-night gig on October 19. In addition to stand-up, Poundstone is a panelist on the National Public Radio quiz show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me. She contributes commentaries for CBS Sunday Morning

Delighted Tobehere Back to Host Another Benefit for Thrive Youth Center

Delighted Tobehere Back to Host Another Benefit for Thrive Youth Center

New York-based drag performer Delighted Tobehere, the self-described “Queen of All Trades,” is coming back to San Antonio to headline her second benefit for the Thrive Youth Center on September 27 at the Bonham Exchange. The Thrive Youth Center is the only overnight shelter for LGBT youth in Texas and the Southwest United States. The

Leighton W Debuts New Collection Following Paris Launch

Leighton W Debuts New Collection Following Paris Launch

Local fashion designer Leighton Whittington debuted his brand in Paris last spring but remains as proud as ever for the Alamo City to continue serving as his home base. He will premier his next collection, Collection Quatre, at a show at Brick at Blue Star on September 15. Boasting late 70s and early 80s influenced

Azul Barrientos to Premier New Album With Concert at Carver Center

Azul Barrientos to Premier New Album With Concert at Carver Center

San Antonio-based chanteuse Azul Barrientos will premier her new album, Nuestro Corazón!, at a concert on Sunday, September 16 at the Carver Center’s Jo Long Theater. Barrientos, who is from Mexico City, has been artist-in-residence at the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center since 2007 where her monthly Noche Azul concerts have showcased traditional Mexican music

Austin’s All Genders, Lifestyles and Identities Film Festival Begins September 6

Austin’s All Genders, Lifestyles and Identities Film Festival Begins September 6

Queer film aficionados will be burning rubber on IH-35 heading to Austin for the 31st annual All Genders, Lifestyles and Identities Film Festival (formerly known as the Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival), which runs from September 6 to 9. Since its inception, aGLIFF has screened the best and most recent international, national and

Broadway Classic ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Set to Open at Woodlawn Theatre

Broadway Classic ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Set to Open at Woodlawn Theatre

If you hadn’t noticed, the 1964 madcap musical Hello, Dolly! returned to the stage in grand fashion last year thanks to a multi-Tony-winning Broadway revival starring Bette Midler (and later Bernadette Peters) as vivacious matchmaker and “professional meddler” Dolly Gallagher Levi. Penned by 87-year-old Broadway legend Jerry Herman (Mame, La Cage aux Folles) and late

Performers and Sponsors Sought for SA Coming Out Day Celebration

Performers and Sponsors Sought for SA Coming Out Day Celebration

The San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce is seeking performers, sponsors and vendors for their fifth annual National Coming Out Day celebration on October 13 at the Mission Marquee Plaza. National Coming Out Day started in 1988 when LGBTQ people were encouraged to come out on the theory that once people know that they have

Nightmares of San Antonio Paranormal Fest to Drift into Brick at Blue Star

Nightmares of San Antonio Paranormal Fest to Drift into Brick at Blue Star

The Brick at Blue Star is getting an early jump on the October vibe. Curious Twins Paranormal and Ghost Tours has scheduled a September 22 mini-festival at the performance space celebrating all things local and supernatural. The Nightmares of San Antonio Paranormal Fest will include an exhibit on the history and mysteries of haunted dolls

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