Nightlife

Dinner and Dancing on the Menu at Dignity San Antonio’s Annual Fall Ball

Dinner and Dancing on the Menu at Dignity San Antonio’s Annual Fall Ball

It’s time to shine up your dancing shoes and get out your best party dress in anticipation of Dignity San Antonio’s annual Fall Ball Dinner Dance slated for November 10 at the El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel. Founded in 1976, Dignity San Antonio provides a safe space for local LGBT Catholics to reconcile, heal and integrate

Drag Queens and Roller Coasters to Highlight Annual ‘Out in the Park’

Drag Queens and Roller Coasters to Highlight Annual ‘Out in the Park’

Nightlife impresario Rey Lopez’s fourth annual Out in the Park, slated for November 3 at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, will be the perfect mix of thrill rides and drag queens. Taking a cue from similar gay events at Disneyland and Walt Disney world, Out in the Park is a full-fledged theme-park takeover — Fiesta Texas

Fiesta Youth’s Hocus Pocus Halloween Soirée Celebrates Fifth Year

Fiesta Youth’s Hocus Pocus Halloween Soirée Celebrates Fifth Year

Ghosts and and goblins will be raising their cocktail glasses extra high this year in celebration of Fiesta Youth’s fifth annual Halloween Hocus Pocus fundraiser on October 20 at the Arbor House Suites in the heart of downtown San Antonio. The Arbor House Suites, the city’s only gay-owned bed and breakfast, consists of four, 125-year-old

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.

Delighted Tobehere Back to Host Another Benefit for Thrive Youth Center

Delighted Tobehere Back to Host Another Benefit for Thrive Youth Center

New York-based drag performer Delighted Tobehere, the self-described “Queen of All Trades,” is coming back to San Antonio to headline her second benefit for the Thrive Youth Center on September 27 at the Bonham Exchange. The Thrive Youth Center is the only overnight shelter for LGBT youth in Texas and the Southwest United States. The

Performers and Sponsors Sought for SA Coming Out Day Celebration

Performers and Sponsors Sought for SA Coming Out Day Celebration

The San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce is seeking performers, sponsors and vendors for their fifth annual National Coming Out Day celebration on October 13 at the Mission Marquee Plaza. National Coming Out Day started in 1988 when LGBTQ people were encouraged to come out on the theory that once people know that they have

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

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Alums to Headline Rey Lopez Birthday Bash

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Alums to Headline Rey Lopez Birthday Bash

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. The Rey Lopez Birthday Bash is gathering 10 fan favorites from previous seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race. An annual extravaganza known for its night-long drag performances and shenanigans, this year’s show will see the likes of season seven winner Violet Chachki, season eight winner Bob the Drag Queen

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

PLASTIK Collective Parties Are a Haven for the Alternative Queer

PLASTIK Collective Parties Are a Haven for the Alternative Queer

When some friends invited me to check out this party called Glitter Baby, I thought, “My old gay ass don’t really go to parties anymore.” However, I was curious because of where they were throwing the event – The Gallery, formerly Hardbodies on North St. Mary’s Street. Founder/promoter Oliv Ryan, a local multi-disciplinary artist, explained

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