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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

‘Corporeal Narratives’ to Feature Queer-Identifying Dancers in Performance at Teatro Palo Alto

‘Corporeal Narratives’ to Feature Queer-Identifying Dancers in Performance at Teatro Palo Alto

Teatro Palo Alto is set to present the second production of it’s Guest Artists Series in dance with the presentation of Corporeal Narratives: An Intimate Evening of Dance on January 11 at the Palo Alto College Performing Arts Center. According to the press announcement, the performance will be unique in that it is a gathering

SA’s International Latina Feminist Zine ‘St. Sucia’ Celebrates Final Issue

SA’s International Latina Feminist Zine ‘St. Sucia’ Celebrates Final Issue

St. Sucia, the international Latina feminist zine that originated in San Antonio in 2014, will be celebrating the publication of its 14th and final issue on January 5 at Hitones. During the last four years, St. Sucia’s art director Isabel Ann Castro and editor Natasha Hernandez have distinguished themselves by creating a widely-praised publication with

Jade Esteban Estrada Premiers New One-Man Show ‘A Sign from the Taco Gods’

Jade Esteban Estrada Premiers New One-Man Show ‘A Sign from the Taco Gods’

San Antonio actor, playwright, director and choreographer Jade Esteban Estrada premiers a new, autobiographical, one-man show that highlights his childhood, his family, and a career that has taken him around the world. The production, titled A Sign from the Taco Gods, is being presented by the Overtime Theater and the TacoTown Theatre Company from December

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.

‘The Favourite’ is a Cunning, Cheeky Treat

‘The Favourite’ is a Cunning, Cheeky Treat

Originally published in Cleveland Scene. There’s a moment in director Yorgos Lanthimos’ new period dramedy that perfectly encapsulates its sumptuous, irresistibly cheeky charm. Wig-wearing, rouge-splattered Parliamentary leaders are racing ribbon-adorned ducks around a tiny racetrack inside a royal palace, cheering them on with wild, honking abandon. It matters little that the “prime minister” isn’t really

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

SA Film Commission Grants Include Two to Directors With LGBT-Related Films

SA Film Commission Grants Include Two to Directors With LGBT-Related Films

Two of four grants bestowed on December 6 by the San Antonio Film Commission were made to local directors who have created films with LGBT-related content. Allison Herrera, Nathanial “Than” Niles, Justin A. Rodriguez, and Dave Sims all received $5000 Local Filmmaker Grants meant to assist them with production costs on their films. However, of

Curious Twins Paranormal Event is a Mashup of Christmas, Krampus and Fideo

Curious Twins Paranormal Event is a Mashup of Christmas, Krampus and Fideo

Fred Garza-Guzman and his husband, Stephen Garza-Guzman, co-owners of Curious Twins Paranormal, are planning an event that will combine the trappings of Christmas, the legend of the evil Krampus, a holiday market and a fideo cook-off thrown in for good measure. As a paranormal investigative and tour company, Curios Twins’ Fideo Cook-Off and Merry Krampus

Musical Spoof ‘Gladiators in Love’ on Stage at the Overtime Theater

Musical Spoof ‘Gladiators in Love’ on Stage at the Overtime Theater

A semi-staged reading of a musical parody that spoofs movies like Spartacus, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Brokeback Mountain, among others, will take the stage of the Overtime Gregg Barrios Theater on November 30 and December 1. The show, dubbed Gladiators in Love, features characters based on Greek deities, Roman courtesans, Daisy Duke,

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