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SA Book Festival to Feature Panel on LGBTQ Young Adult Fiction

SA Book Festival to Feature Panel on LGBTQ Young Adult Fiction

This article is adapted from a feature originally published in the San Antonio Current. Additional reporting by James Courtney. The San Antonio Book Festival, put on by the San Antonio Public Library Foundation and a host of sponsors, is now in its sixth year. The one-day literary onslaught, scheduled this year on April 7, boasts

Artist Mitch D’Arte Explores Faith, Belief and Religion in Show at Galería E.V.A.

Artist Mitch D’Arte Explores Faith, Belief and Religion in Show at Galería E.V.A.

Nationally recognized artist Mitch D’Arte works in a variety of styles — from lotería graphics to typographic collages, to acrylic paintings which evoke the colorful traditions and art of Mexico. For her latest exhibit, Christ Like: Restoring Faith and Inspiring Reverence, which opens on April 6 at Galería E.V.A. in San Antonio, D’Arte has chosen to

Wellness Expo Slated for Woman and Girls HIV-AIDS Awareness Day

Wellness Expo Slated for Woman and Girls HIV-AIDS Awareness Day

The 13th annual National Women and Girls HIV-AIDS Awarness Day will be observed in San Antonio with a wellness expo on March 9 at the YWCA Olga Madrid Center on Castroville Road. The event is being organized by the San Antonio HIV Awareness Coalition in association with local health and community service organizations. The theme

In ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Trans Actress Daniela Vega Proves to Be Just That

In ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Trans Actress Daniela Vega Proves to Be Just That

Originally published in the Riverfront Times. There may be a double meaning in the title of Sebastián Lelio’s new drama, A Fantastic Woman. From one point of view, Lelio’s heroine, Marina (Daniela Vega), lives up to the title, displaying considerable courage under pressure. From another view, “fantastic” can mean unbelievable or even a bit unreal.

SA Women’s Day March to Emphasize ‘Positive Social Change’

SA Women’s Day March to Emphasize ‘Positive Social Change’

The annual San Antonio International Woman’s Day March and Rally, slated for Saturday, March 3, historically addresses a wide range of issues, and this year is no exception. In a statement, organizers of this year’s event say they are coming together to “make positive social change” for people who have been the targets of racist,

Drag Race All Stars Team Up in SA for ‘Haters Roast’

Drag Race All Stars Team Up in SA for ‘Haters Roast’

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. When it was announced that RuPaul’s Drag Race would make a switch to VH1 after eight seasons on the LGBT-centric LOGO network, it was expected that the reality competition show would receive a boost in ratings. The season nine premiere doubled the previous season’s debut and earned RPDR

Pace Foundation Exhibition Features Monochromatic Works by Women Artists

Pace Foundation Exhibition Features Monochromatic Works by Women Artists

The Linda Pace Foundation’s newest exhibition, which opens on March 10, will feature 25 monochromatic works by some today’s most influential contemporary female artists. The show, titled Reclaimed, showcases artworks from the Foundation’s collection. Artists include Laura Aguilar, Dorothy Cross, Judy Dater, Annette Messager, Lorraine O’Grady, Robyn O’Neil, Linda Pace, Tracey Rose, Lara Schnitger and

Activist’s Charity Birthday Party Marks Eighth Year

Activist’s Charity Birthday Party Marks Eighth Year

For the eighth year in a row, activist Ana Alicia Perez is telling her friends to forget the birthday presents and instead make a donation to some of her favorite charities. Over the years, Perez has invited her friends to a birthday party where she’s accepted donations for the San Antonio AIDS Foundation, the Children’s

Seventh Annual Emerald Ball Fundraiser to Benefit Pride Center SA

Seventh Annual Emerald Ball Fundraiser to Benefit Pride Center SA

The seventh annual Emerald Ball, a variety show to benefit Pride Center San Antonio, will take the stage at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, March 10. The show, which is organized by photographer Julián P. Ledezma, who is on the Pride Center board, will feature local drag queens, singers, aerialists, the Live Oak

Del Shores to Perform His Newest Play in San Antonio

Del Shores to Perform His Newest Play in San Antonio

Del Shores, known for his work as a playwright and screenwriter who uses comedy to explore LGBT issues, will be in town on February 10 to perform his new one-man show, Six Characters in Search of a Play, at the Public Theater of San Antonio. Shores has written, directed and produced for film, television and

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