Best Bets • 08.23.13

Posted on 22 Aug 2013 at 11:10pm

Friday 08.23

Tuna-1

‘Red White & Tuna’ waves a flag in Cowtown

No theater event more reflects Texans than the Tuna plays, and none of those says summer like Red, White & Tuna. This cross-dressing farce returns to Casa Manana for one weekend, with the terrific David Coffee and Jonathan Reed playing more than a dozen characters in small-town Texas.

DEETS:
Casa Manana Theatre
3101 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth.
Through Sunday. $41–$66.
CasaManana.org.

Saturday 08.24

Jujubee

Jujubee to raise money for LifeWalk

She was one of the most popular contestants ever on RuPaul’s Drag Race with her fierceness and her rockin’ bod, and if you’ve ever wanted to see her perform, you can do it this weekend and help raise money for LifeWalk at the same time. The Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund’s Night of Stars comes to The Brick Saturday, with Jujubee headlining. Proceeds benefit the Metro LifeWalk team.

DEETS:
Joe’s/The Brick,

2525 Wycliff Ave.
Tickets available at the door for $20. Doors at 6 p.m.,

performance at 8 p.m.

 

Tuesday 08.27

James-Rodehaver

Bisexual Dallas poet James Rodehaver reads from his new collection

When you’re a 30-year-old disabled bisexual in Dallas, you do what you, of course, should do: You write poetry. James Barrett Rodehaver is a prolific poet, and he gets the chance to show off those skills at his first-ever book signing and poetry reading this weekend in Oak Cliff.

DEETS:
Lucky Dog Books
633 W. Davis St.
7:30 p.m. Free.
LuckyDogBooks.com.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition August 23, 2013.

 

 

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