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Alamo City Opera’s ‘As One’ Portrays Trans Woman’s Personal Journey

Alamo City Opera’s ‘As One’ Portrays Trans Woman’s Personal Journey

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Your New Year’s resolution probably did not involve more opera, and no one blames you for that. On the outside chance that you resolved generally to try new things or to become more cultured, the Texas premier of the chamber opera As One will be staged at the

Elton John Delivers Timeless Performance at AT&T Center

Elton John Delivers Timeless Performance at AT&T Center

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Being 32 years old, it’s hard to imagine touring for 50 years like Elton John mentioned last night at his performance at the AT&T Center. It’s even harder to imagine the kind of life experiences the Englishman has had as he continues to shine radiantly into the world.

LGBT Holiday Events Make San Antonio’s Season Brighter

LGBT Holiday Events Make San Antonio’s Season Brighter

There is no shortage of holiday cheer in San Antonio’s LGBT community with fundraisers, mixers and seasonal concerts. If you’re looking to hit the town to celebrate, the following list offers a bit something for everyone. December 8 – Concert: Once Upon a December The Pride San Antonio Showband presents its final concert of the

Ray Norris Is Tying a Yellow Ribbon ’Round the Live Oak Tree

Ray Norris Is Tying a Yellow Ribbon ’Round the Live Oak Tree

Jade Esteban Estrada interviews the artistic director of the Live Oak Singers. Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Ray Norris was 11 years old when he got on stage and sang his first solo. Dressed in a sequin jacket and accompanied by back-up singers, he sang “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak

Iconic Singing-Songwriting Duo Indigo Girls to Play San Antonio in 2019

Iconic Singing-Songwriting Duo Indigo Girls to Play San Antonio in 2019

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Twenty years after they began releasing records as the Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have politely declined the opportunity to slow down with age. With a legacy of releases and countless U.S. and international tours behind them, the Indigo Girls make their way to San Antonio

Rami Malek Anchors ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ with Oscar-Worthy Performance

Rami Malek Anchors ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ with Oscar-Worthy Performance

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. From a cinematic standpoint, there is something deeply fulfilling about witnessing the creation of a song — from the seedling of an idea inside a musician’s head to the concept taking shape to form the perfect harmony or poetry or beat. Whether it’s in a makeshift studio in

Noche Azul Concert to Highlight Music of Romani Culture

Noche Azul Concert to Highlight Music of Romani Culture

Fresh from her appearance at the Carver Center where she premiered her new album, singer Azul Barrientos will grace the stage of the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center on October 20 with a concert titled, “Caravana Gitana” (Gypsy Caravan) featuring music of the Romani culture. The Romani, often referred to as Gypsies, have their origins

Music and Romance Hit Emotional High Notes in ‘A Star Is Born’

Music and Romance Hit Emotional High Notes in ‘A Star Is Born’

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Three-time Academy Award-nominated actor Bradley Cooper (American Sniper) makes a mostly convincing, albeit imperfect, directorial debut with A Star Is Born, the third reimagining of the film since the original version hit the silver screen more than 80 years ago. In this newest reiteration, six-time Grammy-award-winning singer Lady

Of Proper Bars, Dissident Noise, and Righteous Representation: Queers & Beers 4 Does it Right

Of Proper Bars, Dissident Noise, and Righteous Representation: Queers & Beers 4 Does it Right

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Queers & Beers is a roving, irregularly occurring, independent music event that exists to promote community and visibility for LGBTQ acts across genres. Furthermore, it aims to combat rampant stigmas surrounding the (sadly) widespread perception that music by members of the LGBTQ community all sounds one particular way.

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

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