Arts History-onics

Comedy Central regular Jade Esteban Estrada returns to San Antonio this week with the second installment in his rainbow-colored-glasses revision, ICONS: The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol. 2, 8 p.m. Saturday, October 8, at the Bonham Exchange. Tickets are $15 at the door, $12 for students and seniors, $10 in advance. More info at or 223-7419. If you missed Vol. 1 last year, you can catch up with “The book of Ellen,” January 14-20, 2005.

Also on October 8, the third annual SA to SA Festival will celebrate the food, music, and arts of South Africa, noon to 7 p.m. at the Continental Café. This year the festival adds a film component in the evening, 7-9 p.m., featuring shorts by South African filmmakers and on South African subjects. Tickets are $5 adults, $2 kids 12 and under. Proceeds benefit the Long Distance Bookmobile, which provides reading materials to South African townships, and scholarships for South African students to attend San Antonio colleges and universities. 822-3552 for more info, or visit


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