Nightlife

Bonham Exchange set to reopen later this month in time for 40th anniversary

Bonham Exchange set to reopen later this month in time for 40th anniversary

Iconic downtown dance club the Bonham Exchange will ring in its return to the nightlife scene with a three-night grand opening later this month. Friday, July 23 will mark the first night the club, located at 411 Bonham St., welcomes back revelers after closing 16 months ago during the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Its

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

New Yelp search filter makes it easier to find LGBTQ-owned businesses in San Antonio

New Yelp search filter makes it easier to find LGBTQ-owned businesses in San Antonio

LGBTQ-owned businesses in San Antonio now have another way to raise their profiles, thanks to a new feature on online review platform Yelp. Citing an increase in searches for LGBTQ-owned businesses, Yelp on Monday introduced a new business attribute that will allow owners to self-identify as LGBTQ-owned and Open to All walks of life. Open

RuPaul’s Drag Race bringing a drive-in show to Ingram Park Mall in December

RuPaul’s Drag Race bringing a drive-in show to Ingram Park Mall in December

San Antonians can celebrate the holiday season with the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race at a pop-up drive-in event at Ingram Park Mall next month. Held on the weekend of December 15-16, Drive ‘N Drag Saves Christmas follows Bianca Del Rio, the 2014 winner of Drag Race, as she sets out to destroy the beloved

Pegasus Bar to Close Temporarily After Several Patrons Test Positive for Coronavirus

Pegasus Bar to Close Temporarily After Several Patrons Test Positive for Coronavirus

The management of the Pegasus nightclub, which is located on the Main Avenue Strip, announced on Monday, June 22 that it will close for a few days to sanitize the bar after several patrons tested positive for the coronavirus. The announcement claims that the virus “. . . not only affects us but has been

Management of SA’s Most Popular LGBTQ Clubs and Cafes Adjust to Coronavirus Reality

Management of SA’s Most Popular LGBTQ Clubs and Cafes Adjust to Coronavirus Reality

The management of the city’s most popular LGBTQ clubs and cafes are facing new challenges after San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced a Public Health Emergency that bans gatherings of over 500 people and recommends canceling gatherings of over 250 people and meetings of high-risk populations. The result for local gay clubs has been to

MCCSA’s Love’s Day Fundraiser Was Started Years Ago by LGBTQ Activist Jim Isaman

MCCSA’s Love’s Day Fundraiser Was Started Years Ago by LGBTQ Activist Jim Isaman

When the Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio holds its annual Love’s Day Dinner and Dance on February 22, it will be following a tradition started years ago by now-deceased activist Jim Isaman. Isaman, who died in 2009, was the originator of the Love’s Day observance, which in years past included not only a dinner

San Antonio’s Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Preach Camp for a Cause

San Antonio’s Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Preach Camp for a Cause

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Musical-theater icons Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein are either laughing or rolling in their graves over their unwitting role in the bizarre origin story of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence — a troupe of gender-blending “nuns” that emerged in 1970s-era San Francisco after donning habits procured from an

Fiesta Cornyation Returns with King Anchovy LIV Mindy Miller Hill

Fiesta Cornyation Returns with King Anchovy LIV Mindy Miller Hill

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Since its unlikely birth at the Arneson River Theatre during A Night in Old San Antonio back in 1951 — when the first-ever King Anchovy ruled over the “Court of the Cracked Salad Bowl” — Cornyation has proven itself as many things: a riotous revue custom-crafted for woke

Catching up with Singing Sensation and Webb Party Headliner Ada Vox

Catching up with Singing Sensation and Webb Party Headliner Ada Vox

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. After slaying her way into the top eight of last year’s American Idol, homegrown San Antonio singing sensation Ada Vox is returning for a performance at the San Antonio AIDS Foundation’s Webb Party on Friday, April 19. If you somehow were living under a rock last year, let’s

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