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Pace Foundation Exhibition Features Monochromatic Works by Women Artists

Pace Foundation Exhibition Features Monochromatic Works by Women Artists

The Linda Pace Foundation’s newest exhibition, which opens on March 10, will feature 25 monochromatic works by some today’s most influential contemporary female artists. The show, titled Reclaimed, showcases artworks from the Foundation’s collection. Artists include Laura Aguilar, Dorothy Cross, Judy Dater, Annette Messager, Lorraine O’Grady, Robyn O’Neil, Linda Pace, Tracey Rose, Lara Schnitger and

Who Will You Choose? Early Primary Voting Begins February 20

Who Will You Choose? Early Primary Voting Begins February 20

Early voting for the March 6 Joint Primary Election begins on Tuesday, February 20 and ends Friday, March 2. Polling sites include the Bexar County Elections Department and scores of other locations. This year’s primary presents a challenge to Bexar County voters who must cast ballots on scores of races including governor, U.S. senator, congressional

Love Songs Take Spotlight at This Month’s ‘Noche Azul’

Love Songs Take Spotlight at This Month’s ‘Noche Azul’

Even though Valentine’s Day has passed, singer Azul Barrientos is keeping the spirit of the day alive with her upcoming concert, Amorcito Corazón, slated for February 17 at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center. Every month since 2007, Barrientos’ Noche Azul concerts have showcased traditional Mexican music featuring a new theme with each concert, and

LPAC Endorses Two Texas Candidates

LPAC Endorses Two Texas Candidates

LPAC, a national political action committee dedicated to building the “power of lesbians and queer women who champion LGBTQ rights,” has endorsed nine candidates in races across the country including two in Texas. In November, LPAC endorsed Gina Ortiz Jones of San Antonio who is running for a seat in the U.S. Congress in Texas

Activist’s Charity Birthday Party Marks Eighth Year

Activist’s Charity Birthday Party Marks Eighth Year

For the eighth year in a row, activist Ana Alicia Perez is telling her friends to forget the birthday presents and instead make a donation to some of her favorite charities. Over the years, Perez has invited her friends to a birthday party where she’s accepted donations for the San Antonio AIDS Foundation, the Children’s

Seventh Annual Emerald Ball Fundraiser to Benefit Pride Center SA

Seventh Annual Emerald Ball Fundraiser to Benefit Pride Center SA

The seventh annual Emerald Ball, a variety show to benefit Pride Center San Antonio, will take the stage at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, March 10. The show, which is organized by photographer Julián P. Ledezma, who is on the Pride Center board, will feature local drag queens, singers, aerialists, the Live Oak

Local Candidate Claims Endorsement by LGBT Group Which May Not Exist

Local Candidate Claims Endorsement by LGBT Group Which May Not Exist

Manuel Medina, the chairman of the Bexar County Democratic Party who’s running for re-election, sent out a mailer in which he claims the endorsement of an LGBT group which may not exist. In a glossy flyer that began arriving in voter’s mailboxes on February 1, Medina claims several endorsements, including one by the Bexar County

Del Shores to Perform His Newest Play in San Antonio

Del Shores to Perform His Newest Play in San Antonio

Del Shores, known for his work as a playwright and screenwriter who uses comedy to explore LGBT issues, will be in town on February 10 to perform his new one-man show, Six Characters in Search of a Play, at the Public Theater of San Antonio. Shores has written, directed and produced for film, television and

First-Ever NoH8 Photo Shoot Slated for SA

First-Ever NoH8 Photo Shoot Slated for SA

The NoH8 Campaign will be in San Antonio for the first time on Saturday, February 17 for an open photo shoot at the Woodlawn Pointe Auditorium. NOH8 is a photographic silent protest created by photographer Adam Bouska and partner Jeff Parshley in direct response to the passage in California of Proposition 8 which banned same

Don’t Build Amazon’s HQ2 Facility in Austin or Dallas Says LGBT Campaign

Don’t Build Amazon’s HQ2 Facility in Austin or Dallas Says LGBT Campaign

A national campaign, dubbed No Gay? No Way!, has been started to urge Amazon not to locate its HQ2 facility in states that discriminate against LGBT people. That includes Texas where Austin and Dallas have been selected as finalists for the company’s much-sought-after second headquarters. Amazon began its search last year saying it would spend

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