Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead to retire

Halstead praised by numerous local LGBT leaders in face of obstacles   James Russell  |  Staff Writer Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead announced his retirement on Tuesday, Nov. 11, leaving behind a legacy praised by many LGBT community leaders, who applauded his commitment to the LGBT community. “He was one of the best things [...]

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Alexandre’s: Kristen Majors and Matt Barron on Friday at 10 p.m. Andrea Dawson on Saturday at 10 p.m. Karaoke with Lil Chalupa on Tuesday at 10 p.m. Mi Diva Loca on Wednesday at 9 p.m. Alicia Selix on Thursday at 9 p.m. Best Friends: Cowtown Leathermen Halloween Fantasy Show and pageant on Friday at 7 [...]

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Making the SCENE the week of Oct. 24–30: Halloween Street Party: on Cedar Springs Road on Saturday 8 p.m.–midnight. Alexandre’s: William Blake on Friday at 10 p.m. Mi Diva Loca on Wednesday at 9 p.m. Alicia Silex on Thursday at 9 p.m. Best Friends Club: Halloween Bash on Friday at 8 p.m. with Blythe and [...]

Local Briefs • 10-10-14

  Rural Pride Summit is Saturday The National Center for Lesbian Rights and the U.S. Department of Agriculture host the Rural Pride Summit at Resource Center, 2701 Reagan St. on Saturday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. The event focuses on addressing the needs of LGBT people living in rural communities across the country. The Rural [...]

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Making the SCENE the week of Oct. 10–16: Alexandre’s: Walter Lee on Friday at 10 p.m. Mi Diva Loca on Saturday at 10 p.m. Sheran Keyton on Wednesday at 9 p.m. Alicia Silex on Thursday at 9 p.m. Brick/Joe’s: Pole Warrior Challenge on Wednesday at 10 p.m. Changes: Imperial Court de Fort Worth/Arlington show What’s [...]

Pride around North Texas

Pride in the Metroplex doesn’t begin — or end — with the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade on Sunday   James Russell  |  Staff Writer Teen Pride Organizer Amanda Robinson hopes for a big turn out for this year’s Teen Pride. And if the turnout for the Sept. 14 “Inspirational Sunday” event at Cathedral of [...]

Fort Worth City Council backs Police Chief Halstead

The move comes after a local police association calls for Halstead’s  resignation   James Russell  |  Staff Writer Members of the Fort Worth City Council this week reaffirmed their support for Police Chief Jeff Halstead despite calls for his resignation from one local police officers’ association. The move came during the council’s executive session on [...]

Local Briefs • 08-22-14

Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats host female candidates Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats host a Ladies’ Night featuring Susan Motley, Leigh Bailey and Carol Donovan, three female Dallas County Texas House candidates, on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7.30 p.m. at Sue Ellens, 3014 Throckmorton. GALA Youth hosts guest speakers GALA Youth hosts guest speakers Franky Smith and [...]

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Making the SCENE the week of August 1–7: Cedar Springs Merchants Association: Wine Walk on Wednesday evening. 1851 Club: Ninth anniversary party on Saturday. Alexandre’s: Girls Night Out with Peggy Honea on Friday at 10 p.m. Andrea Dawson on Saturday at 10 p.m. Sheran Keeton on Wednesday at 9 p.m. BJ’s NXS!: Magic Sundays with [...]

Best Bets • 07-25-14

Friday 07.25 Saturday 07.26 Cirque du Soleil goes Jacko at AAC More than five years after his death, Michael Jackson still holds a place of fascination among the public, and especially music lovers. Cirque du Soleil tries to capture that appeal with its arena show, the Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour, which turns The Gloved One’s music into [...]