Best Bets • 02-06-15

Posted on 05 Feb 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 02.06

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Third-rate Texas drag diva Lovely Uranus is back in ‘Confessions’

Lovely Uranus (Mark-Brian Sonna) might not be a good drag queen, but she is Texas’ most famous bad one! The saucy character is back, doling out advice and searching for the perfect man in Lovely Confessions, a world premiere production that follows the diva in a new series of adventures. Written by Alejandro de la Costa.

DEETS:
Stone Cottage Theatre, 15650 Addison Road, Addison.
Through Feb. 22.
MBSProductions.net

Saturday 02.07

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Drag Racer Trinity K. Bonet at Out of the Closet to promote HIV testing

February is Black History Month, and Saturday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. To help promote understanding of the disease — and get free testing at the same time — former Drag Racer Trinity K Bonet will appear on Cedar Springs at Out of the Closet. Attend the meet-and-greet and learn your status! Sponsored by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

DEETS:
Out of the Closet,
3920 Cedar Springs Road.
3–7 p.m.

Sunday 02.08

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DMA opens exhibition of avant garde Gutai art

Sadamasa Motonaga and Kazuo Shiraga were both post-war artists in Japan who were stars in the Gutai avant garde movement, but who otherwise have very different styles. A new colorful, bold and large-format exhibition at the DMA compares and contrasts their works, looking at both the similarities and differences that helped establish a major style in the years after the A-bomb, as well as the artists’ work before and after Gutai.

DEETS:
Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 Harwood St.
Feb. 8–July 19.
Free. DMA.org.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition February 6, 2015.

 

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