April 16


About Us

Elaine Wolff


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Elaine is the former editor and arts editor of the alternative newsweekly the San Antonio Current, where she won awards for arts criticism, feature writing, and political columns. Prior to joining the Current, she founded a long-lived weekly news and variety program at Austin’s KO.OP Radio. A graduate of St. Mary’s University, Elaine is married to Michael Westheimer. Together they have four children, ages 11-22.

Jade Esteban Estrada

Senior correspondent

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Jade is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. He's performed in seven languages in 33 countries. Through his career as a singer, choreographer and stand-up comic he's contributed to The Villager, QV Magazine, Gay San Diego, Off-Off Broadway Review, New York Cool and the Church Street Freedom Press. In 2006, Kentucky governor Ernie Fletcher paid tribute to Estrada by commissioning him with the title of Kentucky Colonel, the highest honor awarded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, which acknowledges outstanding ambassadors of goodwill and fellowship around the world..

Plaza de Armas TX

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Plaza de Armas is an independent political and cultural journal by and for San Antonio and South Texas. It was founded in January 2011 by former Current Editor Elaine Wolff and Express-News’ writers Greg Jefferson and Gilbert Garcia. PdA publishes daily and sends emails to subscribers three times a week. Regular contributors include Jade Esteban Estrada, Randy Bear, Ben Judson, Tom Payton, Nelson Balido, and Bankers Anonymous. If you’re interested in writing for PdA, please send two writing samples and a pitch letter to:

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