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.
Stone Cottage Theatre, 15650 Addison Road, Addison.
Through Feb. 22.
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.
Out of the Closet,
3920 Cedar Springs Road.
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.
Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 Harwood St.
Feb. 8–July 19.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition February 6, 2015.