Pet of the Week • 07-31-15

Posted on 31 Jul 2015 at 7:50am

  My name is BONNIE. I am a spayed female, tan and white Collie – Smooth mix. The shelter staff think I am about 1 year and 2 months old. I have been at the shelter since Jul 07, 2015. The Adoption Center is open 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Mon-Sat, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. All adopted [...]

Girl on Girls • 07-31-15

Posted on 31 Jul 2015 at 7:35am

Jenny Block declares: Love me, Tinder — dating in the age of apps Some argue that Tinder will be the demise of love and dating — that the ease and speed of swipe-right/swipe-left makes it too easy to both accept and dismiss a seemingly endless supply of dating possibilities. I can see how that could [...]

Gone in ’60s seconds

Posted on 31 Jul 2015 at 7:30am

Uptown Players travels the world in ‘Catch Me;’ WTT donates to ‘Charity’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com With Mad Men off the air, lovers of the 1960s must be craving a fix. That’s all that could explain why three shows — Catch Me If You Can from Uptown Players, Sweet Charity from WaterTower [...]

Puttin’ the ’mo in Motown

Posted on 31 Jul 2015 at 7:25am

Out actor Jesse Nager heats up ‘Motown’ as Smokey Robinson ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Jesse Nager was born in Boston, raised in New York and touring the country on a show set in Detroit, but Dallas holds a special place in his heart: It’s the hometown of his husband, Jacob. “I love it [...]

‘Wild’ at heart

Posted on 31 Jul 2015 at 7:20am

Miguel’s new lustfully romantic CD outshines Kasey Musgraves’ ‘Pageant’ Miguel, Wildheart. Carnal sex is the gateway to bittersweet romanticism on Miguel’s modern-lust-and-love odyssey, Wildheart. And the pompadoured R&B seducer’s third studio album is not beating around the bush. Or is it? In the most literal sense, it is; real-life sex is a raw, uninhibited Xtube [...]

Violet’s not blue

Posted on 31 Jul 2015 at 6:30am

‘Drag Race’ winner Violet Chachki is feeling in the pink, with a figure that leaves queens green with envy J. DENTON BRICKER  | Contributing Writer dentonbricker@gmail.com We all know that drag offers the opportunity for drag artists to develop different and unique styles, personalities and acts, but no queen has been quite like Violet Chachki. [...]

Land of Men

Posted on 31 Jul 2015 at 6:15am

Remote and unsullied, gay-friendly Marquesas Islands are heaven on earth KEVIN KALLEY & DAVID H. CURRIER  | Contributing Writers david.h.currier@gmail.com Burly, tattooed men. Really. And this is not an Atlantis cruise. Just 6,000 miles southwest of DFW lie the Marquesas Islands, among the most remote places on the planet. Herman Melville wrote about the Marquesas [...]

Drawing Dallas

Posted on 31 Jul 2015 at 6:00am

Char & Emily McGaughy didn’t wait a bit to get legally wed in Texas MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Names and ages:  Char McGaughy, 31 and Emily McGaughy, 32. Occupation:  Co-owners of Gold Dust Tattoos & Fine Art on Lower Greenville where Char is an artist. Emily is also a freelance writer for AfterEllen.com. Spotted at:  [...]

Best Bets • 07-31-15

Posted on 30 Jul 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.31 — Sunday 08.16 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus settles into North Texas   Before there was Cirque du Soleil, there was the Greatest Show on Earth, aka Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The traditional extravaganza — with lion tamers, clowns, acrobats and more, settled into Dallas for a few weeks, [...]

Scene • 07-31-15

Posted on 30 Jul 2015 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of July 31-August 6: • Alexandre’s: Walter Lee at 10 p.m. on Friday. Ashleigh Smith at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Chris Chism at 9 p.m. on Wednesday. So Strung Out with Spencer West at 9 p.m. on Thursday. • Brick/Joe’s: Violet Chachki at midnight on Saturday. • Cedar Springs Tap [...]