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Queer Comedy Queens Headed Back to San Antonio

Queer Comedy Queens Headed Back to San Antonio

Comedienne Poppy Champlin is headed back to San Antonio with her unique comedy revue, The Queer Queens of Qomedy, for a one-night-only gig on September 5 at the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club. Queer Queens is a four-city tour that starts in San Antonio and goes on to Austin, Houston, and finishes up in Dallas.

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

New Documentary is Fascinating Tribute to Late Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen

New Documentary is Fascinating Tribute to Late Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen

During a scene in the 2009 dramedy The Devil Wears Prada, an inexperienced fashion magazine assistant played by Anne Hathaway complains to her boyfriend about the pretentious nature of the fashion world. The magazine’s callous editor had berated her for an innocent, albeit clueless, remark she made about accessories. “They all act like they’re curing

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

‘MaricónX’ Show at Galeria E.V.A. Features Work of Queer Lantinx Artists

‘MaricónX’ Show at Galeria E.V.A. Features Work of Queer Lantinx Artists

Queer Latinx artists from San Antonio, Dallas and the Rio Grande Valley will be featured in a new exhibit opening on August 11 at Galeria E.V.A. The “MaricónX” exhibit is organized under the aegis of Arttitude, a Dallas-based nonprofit which serves to unite the LGBT community “with the goal of inciting positive change and equality

San Antonio-born Karma Styles Talks About Dancing on Ryan Murphy’s ‘Pose’

San Antonio-born Karma Styles Talks About Dancing on Ryan Murphy’s ‘Pose’

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. It’s been almost a year to the day since we first mentioned Karma Styles, one of the original members of the San Antonio-based vogue/dance/art collective House of Kenzo. Karma moved to New York City in 2015 to pursue his dreams as a dancer. Born Charles Wilborn, Karma graduated

John Barrera and Pablo Cruz to Represent the Alamo City at Paris Gay Games

John Barrera and Pablo Cruz to Represent the Alamo City at Paris Gay Games

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. “We hope to come back with a gold medal,” realtor and fitness instructor John Barrera tells me on the Brackenridge High School tennis courts. “They’re very nice,” chimes in Barrera’s doubles partner, Pablo Cruz, who’s worked as an AT&T project manager for 25 years and counting. Rightfully giddy

Drag Gets Filthy with James Majesty’s Retro Bloodbath Show at Web House

Drag Gets Filthy with James Majesty’s Retro Bloodbath Show at Web House

Billed as “San Antonio’s newest monthly alternative drag show,” Shawn Benét’s MadHouse returns to Web House for a Retro Bloodbath — a gory affair headlined by James Majesty, the controversial runner-up on season two of The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Search for the World’s Next Drag Supermonster (a series that’s been likened to a “rowdy, filthy

SA Drag Queens to Walk Runway at ‘Horrible Thrift-Store’ Fashion Show

SA Drag Queens to Walk Runway at ‘Horrible Thrift-Store’ Fashion Show

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. As the excellent title suggests, “horrible thrift-store fashion attire is required” at South Texas Museum of Popular Culture’s (aka Texpop) latest — a multifaceted offering benefiting Thrive Youth Center, one of only four shelters in the country specifically geared toward housing and assisting LGBTQ youth who would otherwise

LGBT Picks Included in Current’s ‘Best Of San Antonio’ List

LGBT Picks Included in Current’s ‘Best Of San Antonio’ List

Every year, our sister publication, the San Antonio Current, publishes its Best of San Antonio List, a lineup of over 100 categories where readers vote on what they feel are the best restaurants, bars, people and attractions in our fair city. This year’s list was revealed today and, as always, includes LGBT businesses and people

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