Rich Arenschieldt

Rich Arenschieldt is a regular contributor to OutSmart Magazine.
Arts & Entertainment

‘Blame It on Valentine, Texas’

Jaston Williams, the man most closely associated with such mythical locales as Tuna, Texas, Didi’s Used Weapons Store (“If we…

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The ‘Trocks’

For more than thirty years Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo has been giving serious balletomanes heartburn, bringing dance masterworks…

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Back to His Clerical Roots

Troy Plummer Treash, a long-established spiritual leader of the Houston LGBT community, returns to his hometown to shepherd one of…

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One Hundred and Counting

The Houston Symphony’s openly gay chief development officer talks about the upcoming season

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‘How to Survive a Plague’

Rich Arenschieldt talks with activist (and high school friend) Peter Staley and director David France about their new film chronicling…

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The Most Famous ‘Neighborhood’ Museum Turns 25

Longtime Houstonians remember the changes—all the little gray “artist” bungalows on a large plot of land bounded by Mandell and…

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Houston’s Best-Kept Summer Musical Secret

Alan Austin leads the Texas Music Festival

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Local News

The Center for AIDS and Legacy Community Health Services to Merge

In an era of increased competition for HIV funding, many AIDS service organizations are finding it necessary to cooperate, collaborate,…

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From Loogootee to Houston

With the somewhat unexpected resignation of Houston Grand Opera’s general director Anthony Freud last spring, HGO’s board wisely promoted their…

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Houston Grand Opera Debuts The Rape of Lucretia Directed by innovator Arin Arbus

Houston Grand Opera presents the latest installment in the work of Benjamin Britten, the 20th century’s most important operatic composer,…

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