For the love of ‘Rotten’

Posted on 09 Jun 2017 at 6:15am

Out actor Blake Hammond camps his way through the Middle Ages At age 53, Fort Worth native Blake Hammond has made a career on stage and screen, dividing his work between a long list of television and theater roles. He’s one of the lucky one who — after years of hard work and risk-taking – […]

Comic book heroes

Posted on 09 Jun 2017 at 6:00am

‘Love is Love’ anthology explores the Pulse shooting from the perspective of comic book artists   In the aftermath of the Pulse shooting one year ago this week, countless groups mobilized to show their support — activists to actors, musicians to motivational speakers. Everyone seemed united in doing their part to soothe and explain the […]

An icon up in flames

Posted on 02 Jun 2017 at 10:15am

Fort Worth’s Rainbow Lounge, site of infamous 2009 raid, destroyed in early morning blaze   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “It’s the end of an era.” Todd Camp and his husband had stopped by the 600 block of South Jennings Avenue in Fort Worth to see for themselves the devastation left in the wake of […]

Injury and insult

Posted on 02 Jun 2017 at 10:00am

An apartment management company continues to contest a judge’s ruling awarding damages to two women brutally raped by a man who entered their apartment through a window the complex had failed to properly repair.   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer EDITOR’S NOTE: WARNING. The following contains an account of a sexual assault. Those who […]

Start with the music

Posted on 02 Jun 2017 at 6:45am

Taylor Dayne, CeCe Peniston headline 2017 MetroBall Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “You have to start with the music.” That’s what Taylor Dayne said recently when asked to what she owes her longevity as a singer. “First, I think you have to start with the music. Then you have to look at your fans, and […]

QueerBomb plans Pride month event

Posted on 02 Jun 2017 at 6:30am

QueerBomb’s annual Pride month event will be its biggest ever this year, according to organizer Daniel Scott Mullins-Spencer. A coalition of LGBT activists planning a June 11 march and rally to coincide with the Equality March for Unity and Pride taking place that same day in Washington, D.C. Local equality marches are also planned for […]

Girls, they run the world

Posted on 02 Jun 2017 at 6:15am

In a post-Trump age, feminist theater makes a strong comeback — in North Texas, at least — with a trio of current productions   In 1998, local theater artists Pam Myers-Morgan and Linda Marie Ford discovered an astonishing fact: that while 50 percent of the plays published that year were written by women, they represented […]

‘Wind’ blown

Posted on 02 Jun 2017 at 6:00am

The classic play of science vs. religion deserves a better production than the one at the Kalita Humphreys Theater   Inherit the Wind is one of those works — The Great Gatsby is another — that, for 30 years now, I have read, and reread, and reread again, at irregular intervals, just to remind myself […]

Fire destroys Rainbow Lounge

Posted on 01 Jun 2017 at 6:22am

Fort Worth’s Rainbow Lounge has been destroyed in a blaze that started shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday morning, June 1. Officials, who by 6 a.m. remained on the scene, said the fire may have started at the bar’s ice machine. Shortly after firefighters arrived, the roof collapsed, and overhead views by 6 a.m. showed the […]

Swimsuit Edition 2017

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 7:15am

Homesteading   Work it! Dallas loves its summer pool parties, and everyone likes to show off their bodies in the best looking swimwear and coverups. But you don’t need to be poolside to prove that you can rock a great bikini or trunk. From commuting to yard work, construction to DIY projects, you can look […]