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Recording Artist Jennifer Knapp Comes to SA to Discuss: Can You Be Gay and Christian?

Recording Artist Jennifer Knapp Comes to SA to Discuss: Can You Be Gay and Christian?

Former Christian music recording artist Jennifer Knapp is coming to Madison Square Presbyterian Church on April 13 for Inside Out Faith, an event — part concert, part story telling — intended to break the cone of silence experienced by many LGBT people of faith. Knapp is a classically trained musician from Kansas who went on

Local Musician and Poet Lourdes Pérez Doesn’t Hold Back

It all started when she declared, “I have to sing” following a Mercedes Sosa concert at Bass Concert Hall in Austin in 1992. Lourdes Pérez, out poet, musician and activist, made the declaration to her now-wife and manager, Annette D’Armata. Now married for 27 years, they said they would give the music venture 100 percent

Yes Alexander to Perform at Limelight Friday

You may recognize Yes Alexander as the vocalist for the indie folk-rock band The Casual Lust, or perhaps through her collaborations with the hip-hop production duo Blue Sky Black Death. (In 2008 Yes Alexander’s vocals were featured on the BSBD album Slow Burning Lights.) But you may also recognize this Brooklyn-based queer singer-songwriter (who’s also

Phanie in Oz: A Musical Journey

To me, being on tour is like Dorothy walking into Oz. You leave all you’re familiar with and discover a new world. You never know what you’re going to come across. There are so many characters you encounter. Even your own band takes on a role. You have your Scarecrows and Tin Men, your good

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