Best Bets • 01-25-13

Posted on 24 Jan 2013 at 11:10pm

Friday 01.25

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Perry Twins spin at Dick’s Night Out
Dick’s Night Out has become a staple mixer in Dallas’ gay community pretty quickly, with drink deals and no cover charge on regular Friday evening events at Ross Avenue’s edgy pool club Ku•De•Ta. You might not go for a swim there in January, but with the famed Perry Twins serving as DJs, the party is sure to get hot.

DEETS:
Ku•De•Ta
3121 Ross Ave.
6–10 p.m.
No cover but RSVP required at PerryTwins.eventbrite.com.

Friday 01.25

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Lyric reintroduces Loesser musical
It was 1965 when composer Frank Loesser’s last stage musical, Pleasures and Palaces, closed out-of-town before opening on B’way. The score hasn’t been heard since. But that’s because Lyric Stage wasn’t around most of that time. North Texas’ premiere producer of splashy musical has once again enlisted Jay Dias,
pictured, to lead a 40-piece orchestra in a concert staging of this forgotten classic set in the court of Catherine the Great. See it now, or wait another 45 years for your next shot.

DEETS:
Irving Arts Center
3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving.
Jan. 25–26 at 8 p.m., Jan. 27 at 2:30 p.m.

LyricStage.org.

 

Thursday 01.31

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Oscar nom’d AIDS doc at QCinema
Former journo-turned-filmmaker David France was on the front lines reporting about the AIDS crisis back in the 1980s and ’90s, and his magnificent documentary about that time, How to Survive a Plague, was just nominated for a best documentary feature Oscar (he may even win). See this
important film as QCinema kicks off 2013 with a special
one-night-only screening of it in Fort Worth.

DEETS:
Four Day Weekend Theater
312 Houston St., Fort Worth.
6:30 p.m. $10.
QCinema.org.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition January 25, 2013.

 

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