Best Bets • 09-19-14

Posted on 18 Sep 2014 at 11:10pm

Saturday 09.20 DJ Patrick Kuzara spinning Pride weekend Adore Delano may be the featured entertainment at the Red Party Friday, but she’ll be join at the event by New York DJ Patrick Kuzara. If you aren’t able to catch him there, however, there’s another chance to see him spin. Kuzara joins DJ Casey Alva at the Dick’s After [...]

Summer Shuffle

Posted on 18 Sep 2014 at 5:15am

An iPod with limited functionality is a virtual mix tape on a beach getaway ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor I received an iPod Shuffle as a gift about a year ago, but I never used it. I didn’t see the point. My iPod Touch still worked, and had all the music I needed there. [...]

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 [...]