Blythe Beck runs away with the spoon at Kitchen LTO

Posted on 15 Sep 2014 at 1:00pm

Blythe Beck runs away with the spoon at Kitchen LTO

Billy Masters

Posted on 12 Sep 2014 at 7:40am

Billy recalls his mentor, Joan Rivers This week, I celebrated a milestone. I have been writing this column for 19 years. Yes, I know I barely look a day over 90, but that’s not the point. The point is, if someone told me that I’d be writing this very column week in and week out for [...]

Fluid mechanics

Posted on 12 Sep 2014 at 7:35am

Sex, toilets & hygiene converge in the strange German comedy ‘Wetlands’   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor The first image of Wetlands is a cleft of human flesh. A woman’s breasts? A man’s buttocks? A bicep? It’s sensual and erotic and you don’t even know what you’re looking at. It’s also a fantasy that [...]

The ol’ college try

Posted on 12 Sep 2014 at 7:30am

For back-to-school month, we list 7 great college towns for gay travelers   ANDREW COLLINS  | Contributing Writer outoftown@qsyndicate.com The next time you find yourself seeking a gay-friendly, reasonably priced, manageable vacation destination that would be ideal for a two- to three-day vacation, consider choosing one of the nation’s hip and vibrant college towns. These communities [...]

IN BRIEF: ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’

Posted on 12 Sep 2014 at 7:25am

In many ways Fiddler on the Roof — which debuted an amazing 50 years ago — rewrote the book on musicals. It was a comedy, with a bubbly score that also incorporated ethnic melodies and traditional dances while it took heartbreaking turns. Set at the turn of the century in a small Russian village, it’s [...]

Babs and friends: ‘Partners’

Posted on 12 Sep 2014 at 7:20am

Ever since Frank Sinatra released his first Duets CD more than 20 years ago, the powerhouse musical matchup has become a feature in the recording industry; there’s even a special category for it at the Grammy Awards now. That first Sinatra CD featured a duet with Barbra Streisand — already then a legend in her [...]

Adore nation

Posted on 12 Sep 2014 at 6:30am

Adore Delano, a finalist on the last season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ brings her quirky unconventionality to Dallas’ Red Party   SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer scott_in_dallas@yahoo.com Most fledgling drag queens learn the finer aspects of female impersonation — including advice on makeup, hairstyles, costumes and how to accessorize — from veteran mentors, known affectionately [...]

Playful Pride

Posted on 12 Sep 2014 at 6:15am

Dan Savage, Steven Crabtree and other favorites return for Uptown fest   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Uptown Players, Dallas’ gay theater company, is back again with its annual Pride Performing Arts Festival including musicals, plays, comedy and spoken word performances, with an opening night gala show Sept. 12, and performances every day through [...]

Must-see LGBTv

Posted on 12 Sep 2014 at 6:00am

What’s gay on the upcoming season of cable and network TV? Quite a lot   With summer 2014 unofficially over, the fall TV season is just starting to heat up. There’s a silver lining to trading in lazing in the sand for lounging on the sofa: There are plenty of programs with LGBT characters to [...]

Best Bets • 09-12-14

Posted on 11 Sep 2014 at 11:10pm

Saturday 09.13 Sunday 09.14 Bruce Wood Dance Project continues with 2 shows I recently attended a rehearsal of Lovett+More, the latest production from the Bruce Wood Dance Project. As soon as the dancers began to move to the steps of the late Texas choreographer, I teared up. I remembered the first time I saw the [...]