We stand with Hillary

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 7:15am

Dallas Voice issues first political endorsement in 32-year history, backing Clinton for president Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor For the first time in our more than 32 years in business, Dallas Voice this week issued an endorsement in a political race when Publisher Leo Cusimano announced that the media company is endorsing Hillary Clinton for […]

Pride on parade

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 7:00am

Rain won’t stop Pride parade, Festival at Reverchon, and extra security measures will keep everyone safe, organizers say   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Rain or shine, the largest Pride parade in Dallas history will hit the streets of Oak Lawn on Sunday afternoon, while the Festival in Reverchon Park also goes on as planned. […]

OLUMC opens its doors for Pride

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 6:45am

Teen Pride moves to the church to bring youth to the center of the LGBT community   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer A fence may be up to protect the lawn at the Melrose Hotel, but across the street at Oak Lawn United Methodist Church, the doors will be wide open on Pride parade […]

Phann star

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 6:30am

How former club kid Dannee Phann turned his passion into his profession… and still gives back SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer Many Dallas residents have known out club and event promoter Dannee Phann (pronounced “pawn”) as a bartender, a manager, and, at one time, even a dancer at a number of local gay clubs. Phann […]

Maui now-y

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 6:15am

Whether you’re looking to be pampered or crave an adventure vacay, Hawaii’s low-key paradise offers what you need ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor If you saw the recent news about two hurricanes bearing down simultaneously on the Hawaiian Islands, you might have thought how scary and vulnerable it feels to be in the middle […]

Burning bright

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 6:00am

Dallas scion William Blake’s triumphant return to Texas ARNOLD WAYNE JONES |  Executive Editor Even as a scrappy little North Texas theater kid of 9, William Blake wanted to sing. He had the kind of high-pitched voice that people would refer to as “boy soprano” — a falsetto that was in no way false, but […]

Former Fort Worth man killed in Miami

Posted on 13 Sep 2016 at 10:24am

Victim was married to former Samaritan House CEO Steve Dutton   David Taffet  |  Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com A homeless man in Miami has been charged with murder in connection with the death of Tom Lang, 71, husband of former Samaritan House CEO Steve Dutton. Police arrested Evans Celestin, 38, and charged him with battery on […]

Chorale begins season with After Dark

Posted on 09 Sep 2016 at 7:15am

The season features three mainstage concerts, special performances and events   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer The Turtle Creek Chorale began rehearsals for its 37th season with a record number of singers as the group prepared for its opening After Dark benefit and performance. With 40 new singers joining the chorale this season, Artistic […]

Photo inspires Chorale premiere

Posted on 09 Sep 2016 at 7:00am

  DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer A photo taken by Dallas Voice former publisher Robert Moore inspired the Turtle Creek Chorale to commission a new piece of music that the chorale premieres at the season opening of the Tower Arts concert series at Highland Park United Methodist Church. Tower Arts, a series that began […]

We will always love her

Posted on 09 Sep 2016 at 6:30am

Sometimes, 11 minutes with Dolly Parton — legendary singer, songwriter and gay ally — is all you need to die happy There are no angel wings. Instead, the performer scoots into a drab backstage garage on her own two legs like a unicorn dream: knee-length canary yellow dress, rhinestones, more rhinestones, and a glow that […]