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Family-Friendly Holiday Shows to Catch This Season

Family-Friendly Holiday Shows to Catch This Season

The Nutcracker In April, it was announced that the San Antonio Symphony would not provide live accompaniment for this year’s production of Ballet San Antonio’s The Nutcracker. We can now breathe a sigh of relief, however, as it seems the two organizations have reached a compromise that would allow the symphony to provide live music for

Robert Tobin and the fight for the Medical Center

 “Here was a very dignified gay man, who, by today’s standards, never discussed his sexuality in any kind of open environment.”   In Richard Wagner’s Götterdämmerung, the composer’s Romanticism was both idealistic (infinite longing) and fatalistic (inevitable disappointment). The moral of the opera–“attempting to hold onto what we cannot keep causes hurt and is ultimately

Activists call for resignation of Tobin programming director

A San Antonio arts activist is calling for the resignation of an official from the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts saying he is guilty of unprofessional conduct after publicly berating a local gay playwright. An email initiated by poet and educator Ben V. Olguin calls for the resignation of Aaron Zimmerman, senior director of