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Estrada Interviews Editor of New LGBT Magazine in San Antonio

02-16-2009 04:12 PM CET | Arts & Culture

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Comedian Jade Esteban Estrada has been called "genuinely funny" by Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine. He interviewed Robert Vargas III, editor of ignite-SA Magazine at Open Mic Thursdays First Anniversary Show in January 2009. Photo by PATRICK PATTERSON.

Comedian Jade Esteban Estrada has been called "genuinely funny" by Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine. He interviewed Robert Vargas III, editor of ignite-SA Magazine at Open Mic Thursdays First Anniversary Show in January 2009. Photo by PATRICK PATTERSON.

February 15, 2009 – San Antonio, TX – Comedian and host Jade Esteban Estrada interviewed editor of the new LGBT publication ignite-SA Magazine at Open Mic Thursdays First Anniversay Show on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at Sam’s Spot in San Antonio, Texas. For more information visit www.youtube.com/openmicthursdays or www.myspace.com/openmicthursdays.

“Having Robert Vargas III at OMT’s First Anniversary Show was an absolute pleasure,” states Anissa Lloyd, Executive Producer of Open Mic Thursdays at Sam’s Spot.

Vargas is also one of the founders of the San Antonio Lesbian and Gay Chamber of Commerce and a member of Metropolitan Community Church of San Antonio. He was also one of the organizers for the National Day of Protest in San Antonio which expressed opposition to the Proposition 8 measure that banned gay marriage within the State of California.

“We are San Antonio’s own GLBT magazine,” Vargas stated in his interview with Estrada which is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buDqzCWD2gc. The magazine was recently endorsed by State Representative Mike Villarreal.

Open Mic Thursdays began in January 2008 with a variety show format that featured comedians, musicians and special guests which have ranged from politicians, activists to artists. The event is hosted by comedian/singer Jade Esteban Estrada who has been featured on “The Graham Norton Effect” (Comedy Central) and was the host of the 19th Annual South Florida GLAAD Media Awards (Bravo).

Estrada is also the director and star of the comedic documentary “Ennis Does Southtown” (Best Comedy – Seguin Film Festival).

The Canadian-based comedy web site The Comedy Green Room named Estrada “Comic of the Week” in September 2008. The Richmond Times-Dispatch calls him “a master entertainer.” The Fresno Bee calls him “passionate and sophisticated.”

For further information or to request high resolution artwork or an interview, please contact Greta Golding at vicariouspr@aol.com, call 646-342-8647 or visit www.getjaded.com.

Vicarious New York produces the nationally touring shows of comedian and actor Jade Esteban Estrada (Comedy Central/Bravo).

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