Friday, February 24, 2017

Bid Farewell to Beloved "Glambear Queen" Foxxy Blue Orchid at Paramour’s Drag Brunch

Posted By on Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 3:43 PM

Those familiar with San Antonio scenes spanning from burlesque and drag to knitting and poetry have probably crossed paths with Dino Foxx, a multifaceted artist and performer who — frequently as his gender-blending alter ego Foxxy  Blue Orchid — has emceed more events than he’d likely care to count. Once the...

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Photographer Julián P. Ledezma Celebrates Queens with “Invoking the Reign”

Posted By on Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 3:25 PM

If you frequent local scenes inhabited by teased, tucked and tassel-twirling drag queens, burlesque performers and club crawlers, it’s quite likely you’ve crossed paths with photographer Julián P. Ledezma — who can often be seen going the extra mile for the money shot. A frequent contributor to both the...

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Honest Marks in the Autobiographical Abstractions of Cristina Muñiz

Posted By on Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 6:00 AM

In the blog-like “Studio” portion of her website, artist Cristina Muñiz ponders one of her drawings in a post tellingly titled “Future Paintings? Maybe Not.” Often blending identifiable and non-representational objects in complex compositions inspired by personal experiences and observations, Muñiz’s small-scale sketches are, at times, studies for larger...

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Posted By on Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 12:41 PM

Thu 2/23 Into the Woods The musical Into the Woods is now so well-known — particularly after Meryl Streep’s Oscar-nominated turn in the movie adaptation — that Forbidden Broadway’s delicious parody has even more bite: Into the Words. That’s because James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods has...

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“Puro” Symposium Questions Authenticity, Urban Re-Development and Cultural Appropriation

Posted By on Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 12:40 PM

On Tuesday night, about 80 people gathered inside Brick at the Blue Star Arts Complex, where UTSA architecture professor Antonio Petrov led a symposium exploring the meaning of "puro." Kicking off the discussion, Petrov says he began to question the word while working on the city’s tricentennial celebration and...

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Free Will Astrology (2/22/17-2/28/17)

Posted By on Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM

ARIES (March 21-April 19): My astrological radar suggests there’s a space-time anomaly looming just ahead of you. Is it a fun and exotic limbo where the rules are flexible and everything’s an experiment? That might be cool. Or is it more like an alien labyrinth where nothing is as...

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Savage Love Talks Fantasy Scenarios

Posted By on Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 5:00 AM

Q: I am a straight married man. My wife and I have a 4-year-old and a 3-month-old. We’ve just started having intercourse again. For Valentine’s Day, we spent the night in a B&B while grandma watched the kids. We had edibles, drank sparkling wine, and then fucked. It was...

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Get Your Fashion Fix at the McNay’s Screening of the Raf Simons Doc ‘Dior and I’

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 7:55 PM

When it comes to designers helming the world’s most revered fashion houses, shakeups are par for the course — and keeping up with who’s where feels like watching a high-stakes game of chess. After firing British wildcard John Galliano back in 2011 (based on his viral “I Love Hitler” rant...

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Puerto Rican Drag Diva Jessica Wild Brings Her High-Energy Act to Heat

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 7:26 PM

Although Orlando-based Tyra Sanchez was officially elected America’s Next Drag Superstar back in 2010, one could argue the popular vote that year went to Puerto Rico’s Jessica Wild, who landed on the second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race not by charming producers but by amassing the most votes in an online...

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Do You Have a San Antonio Tattoo?

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 4:10 PM

Love San Antonio so much that you got a tattoo to show it? Send us a picture. We're looking for tattoos that honor the city to feature in an upcoming issue and we want to see what you've got. Whether it's the San Antonio skyline, "210" or something else San...

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