Best Bets 09-04-15

Posted on 03 Sep 2015 at 12:05pm

Friday 09.04 — Sunday 09.06 Dallas DanceFest kicks off promising season of movement in North Texas The Metroplex is blessed with tons of dance troupes and presenting companies that offer an exquisite array of options — Twyla Tharp is just around the corner — and it unofficially launches this weekend. Not only will Texas Ballet [...]

22 films to put on your radar this awards season

Posted on 03 Sep 2015 at 8:03am

Here’s a roundup of 22 films, from now until the end of the year, that show the most promise to be critical darlings … or at least offer appeal to LGBT audiences

Pet of the Week • 08-28-15

Posted on 28 Aug 2015 at 7:35am

Hi, my name is Little Ann despite my lovely full figure. Perhaps it’s due to my loving nature or my eagerness to please, but I am so happy to have your attention. I am capable of learning all that is required to blend seamlessly into your lifestyle. I hope that it will include play dates [...]

Girl on Girls • 08-28-15

Posted on 28 Aug 2015 at 7:20am

Jenny Block explores: Living, loving and ‘friending’ on social media It used to be so simple. When you wanted to introduce the person you were dating to your friends, or she wanted you to meet hers, you planned a happy hour or dinner or brunch with endless, socially-lubricating mimosas. Then came social media. Suddenly, your [...]

Hedwig … out of the box

Posted on 28 Aug 2015 at 6:30am

For director Jeremy Dumont and actor Kyle Igneczi, ‘Hedwig & the Angry Inch’ taught them lessons about learning to let go ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor The premise of Hedwig and the Angry Inch is so provocative — “a rock musical about a transgender German punk singer who has a botched transition surgery” [...]

He’s bringing sax-y back

Posted on 28 Aug 2015 at 6:15am

Out saxophonist Dave Koz gets by with a little help from his friends SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer In a career spanning a quarter century, out saxophonist Dave Koz has enjoyed many opportunities to combine forces with celebrated recording artists — a who’s who cross section of musical genres, including legends Stevie Wonder, Barry [...]

Unpaved paradise

Posted on 28 Aug 2015 at 6:00am

Part 2 of 2: Getting to the Marquesas Islands is half the fun of the trip KEVIN KALLEY & DAVID H. CURRIER  | Contributing Writers Last month, we wrote all about the wonders of gay-friendly Marquesas. But when you go to a remote part of the world, it’s often just as much about the [...]

Scene • 08-28-15

Posted on 27 Aug 2015 at 10:45pm

Making the SCENE the week of Aug 28–Sept. 3: • 1851 Club: Addison Foster, Rochelle Roulette and Raven Demornay on Friday. Tara St. Stone, Kaliah Nixx and Candi Carol on Saturday. • Alexandre’s: GLPC on Friday. Ashleigh Smith on Saturday. So Strung Out with Spencer West on Thursday. • Brick/Joe’s: Summer Heat Wave Dallas Male [...]

Best Bets • 08-28-15

Posted on 27 Aug 2015 at 4:45pm

Sunday 08.30 Local superstar Kelly Clarkson returns to Fair Park with gay-fronted Pentatonix The last time we saw North Texas native Kelly Clarkson at Gexa Energy Pavilion was almost exactly two years ago, opening for Maroon 5 … and she blew the roof off the joint. Now she’s topping the lineup, with recent Grammy Awad-winning band Pentatonix [...]

Pink Magnolia sets open date

Posted on 25 Aug 2015 at 12:16pm

We note that the opening date would take place “by Labor Day,” and that’s right — Casie Caldwell has announced that chef Blythe Beck’s food will be ready on Sept. 3