Tori Amos: The gay interview

Posted on 25 Jul 2014 at 12:00pm

Now 50, and with her acclaimed 14th album, Unrepentant Geraldines, Amos is facing age head-on

Pet of the week • 07-25-14

Posted on 25 Jul 2014 at 8:05am

Bango has a great personality and would do well with an active individual or family.  She was transferred to Operation Kindness from a local shelter along with her 2 siblings. She is a great looking brown Terrier that will be a small size dog when fully grown. Come visit with Bango to see if she is [...]

Cassie Nova

Posted on 25 Jul 2014 at 7:40am

How do you address a drag queen? Cassie Nova here, y’all, and I am ready to dish up some old school wisdom in this fast-paced, one-click, I-need-it-now, A.D.D. world. Oh, look! A squirrel! Thanks to the many of you that have sent me questions. If I haven’t gotten to yours yet, I hopefully will soon. [...]

Unique books for unique families

Posted on 25 Jul 2014 at 7:35am

What does “family” look like? A new series of books by North Texas author Shannon Rhodes lets children answer that question by creating a unique book that reflects their own family. Rhodes self-published the first two books in the My Kind of Family series (Understand How You Feel and Never Doubt That You Are Loved) [...]

Drawing Dallas

Posted on 25 Jul 2014 at 7:30am

Young soulmates Aubry Roach and Timothy Cargill found love early MARK STOKES  | Illustrator Names and ages: Aubry Roach, 21, and Timothy Cargill, 19. Occupation: Artists. Spotted at: Munger Avenue and Tremont Street. Refugees from oppression: Born and raised in small towns in East Texas, Aubry and Tim both grew up with a strong [...]

Life of Benj

Posted on 25 Jul 2014 at 7:25am

Benj Pasek, the gay half of the B’way team Pasek & Paul, talks about the North Texas debut of their musical ‘Dogfight’   SCOTT HUFFMAN   | Contributing Writer From the moment he read the back of the DVD release, self-professed theater geek Benj Pasek, 29, was intrigued with the idea of turning Dogfight — a [...]

10 smart travel ideas

Posted on 25 Jul 2014 at 7:20am

Vacation coming up? Consider these ideas to make the trip go smoothly There’s still more than a month until summer unofficially ends on Labor Day, so if you find yourself lucky enough to get away soon — or really anytime — here are some tips to make your travel experience go smoothly. Before leaving the [...]

Pop culture

Posted on 25 Jul 2014 at 6:30am

Gay dads develop website to help families just like them Who knew the lack of a uterus would be such an issue? When new gay dads Brian Rosenberg and Ferd van Gameren turned to the Internet to connect with other gay dads — or just find information about the unique perspective of their family portrait [...]

Beach babe beauty tips

Posted on 25 Jul 2014 at 6:15am

Texas rocker chick Deborah Vial returns from Maui to get pretty for her concert at House of Blues Like all great artists, Deborah Vial knows how to work the press. Even though she moved from Dallas to Maui a decade ago, she still makes time for the local media, to conduct in-depth, cutting-edge interviews prior [...]

Journey to ‘Oz’

Posted on 25 Jul 2014 at 6:00am

Alex Ross reunites with director Cheryl Denson for Uptown Players’ regional  premiere of the flamboyant musical biography ‘The Boy from Oz’   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor When North Texas theater companies want to mount splashy, entertaining musicals, they all know what the secret weapon is to making them great … and it’s not [...]