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Travis Park Church to reveal design of new downtown mural recognizing 175th anniversary and policy of inclusion

Travis Park Church to reveal design of new downtown mural recognizing 175th anniversary and policy of inclusion

On September 21, Travis Park Church plans to unveil the design of a mural commemorating its 175th anniversary with the theme, “All Are Welcome, Love Conquers All.” The church is located downtown at 230 E. Travis Street adjacent to Travis Park. “For 175 years, Travis Park Church has leveraged the power of faith and devotion

Queer San Antonio rapper Chris Conde releases new video from ‘Engulfed in the Marvelous Decay’ album

Queer San Antonio rapper Chris Conde releases new video from ‘Engulfed in the Marvelous Decay’ album

San Antonio queer rapper Chris Conde (them, they) has released a new video from their latest album, Engulfed In The Marvellous Decay. Conde, who now lives in Austin, was previously the music editor for the San Antonio Current and a regular performer at local clubs. The new video of the single, “Summertime Heat,” premiered nationally

Ahead of San Antonio show, Paula Poundstone talks about creating comedy to help people cope

Ahead of San Antonio show, Paula Poundstone talks about creating comedy to help people cope

Stand-up comedian Paula Poundstone isn’t letting the global pandemic keep her down – for the most part, at least. Over the last year and a half, Poundstone, best known these days for her quick-witted responses on National Public Radio’s quiz show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me, has kept busy hosting her own podcast from home, Nobody

Beloved local designer Agosto Cuellar returns to retail with new Blue Star boutique

Beloved local designer Agosto Cuellar returns to retail with new Blue Star boutique

The last time we spoke to local designer Agosto Cuellar, he was between two milestones. First, he was selling off the final remnants of Jive Refried — the wildly creative Southtown vintage emporium he ran from 1999 to 2o11 — as part of a 20th anniversary exhibition at Clamp Light Artist Studios & Gallery. Second,

Remembering San Antonio writer, poet and playwright Gregg Barrios

Remembering San Antonio writer, poet and playwright Gregg Barrios

Editor’s Note: Gregg Barrios passed away on Tuesday, August 17 from a heart attack. Following is an excerpt of an interview he did with Out In SA in March 2016.  San Antonio actor Rick Sanchez, who played the lead role in Barrios’ play, I DJ, posted a sentiment that many in our city are feeling.

San Antonio gallery to host LGBTQ-friendly installation from the Human Rights Campaign

San Antonio gallery to host LGBTQ-friendly installation from the Human Rights Campaign

Hopscotch, a downtown San Antonio gallery that hosts immersive art experiences, will debut an installation from the Human Rights Campaign. The HRC installation will open on Thursday, August 5. The acrylic panel and LED light installation, dubbed GAZE, “transports guests into a world that encourages them to see beyond their own experience and into a

After a year’s hiatus, Family Pride Night returns to downtown San Antonio

After a year’s hiatus, Family Pride Night returns to downtown San Antonio

This summer, Pride is for the whole family. Centro San Antonio and SA Lovelist are hosting the second annual Family Pride Night at Madison Square Park next Tuesday. The event, which took a hiatus last year due to the pandemic, will feature a musical performance by local alt-R&B artist Alyson Alonzo, drag performances by Kristi

Kiki with Akasha: San Antonio dancer Antonio Padron dishes about his turn on HBO’s ‘Legendary’

Kiki with Akasha: San Antonio dancer Antonio Padron dishes about his turn on HBO’s ‘Legendary’

Jennie Livingston’s cult documentary Paris Is Burning and — like it or not — the music video for Madonna’s derivative anthem “Vogue” will forever pop up in conversations about ballroom culture. But as famed critic Guy Trebay pointed out in a 2000 Village Voice story dubbed “Legends of the Ball,” those two 1990 works are

Full slate of events mark celebration of Pride Month in San Antonio

Full slate of events mark celebration of Pride Month in San Antonio

Community members and businesses across the city are offering events and fundraisers for San Antonio’s LGBTQ+ community, including new ones and old favorites. Whether you’re hoping for a night out on the town or looking to celebrate from the comfort of your own home, there’s something for you. “de los otros” Acclaimed San Antonio artist

Lance Bass of *NYSNC to headline local area concert with LFO, O-Town and Ryan Cabrera

Lance Bass of *NYSNC to headline local area concert with LFO, O-Town and Ryan Cabrera

If the names LFO and O-Town ring a bell, it’s time for a retinol cream and some special attention to this music news. The Pop 2000 Tour featuring *NSYNC member Lance Bass, boy bands LFO and O-Town and acoustic musician Ryan Cabrera is headed to San Antonio-area water sports venue Texas Ski Ranch this fall.

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