Everyone’s a critic

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 7:36am

Uptown Players’ farce ‘It’s Only a Play’ lets fly a whirlwind of laughter ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com “I don’t read reviews.” Oh, how many times I’ve heard that one. Almost as many as my reviews have been excerpted, or I’ve been thanked for my kind comments, or excoriated for my “jackass” opinions. […]

With ‘Six’ you get Cantone

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 7:25am

Comedian Mario Cantone brings his inimitable outlook to ‘Page Six TV’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Summer is usually a black hole for original TV programming, but if you’ve tuned into the broadcast networks this past week, chances are you’ve seen a show with Mario Cantone. First, he was a celebrity guest on […]

Oscar winner Mo’Nique shows her funny side in standup act

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 7:20am

Those who only know Mo’Nique from her Oscar-winning performance in Lee Daniels’ Precious or her sad turn in Patrik-Ian Polk’s Blackbird have overlooked her talents as a gifted comedienne. In addition to her eponymous sitcom and a syndicated radio show, she was also one of the headliners of the concert movie The Queens of Comedy. […]

AB fabulous

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 6:30am

Sexy, smart ‘Cha Cha Bitch’ sensation AB Soto makes his Dallas debut at Down To Float 2 You might not expect a musician best known for two-stepping in a hot-pink Bedazzled tuxedo in Cuban heels to have a subversive philosophy about the essence of masculinity and Latin stereotypes, but that’s just because you’ve never talked […]

The great Caruso

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 6:15am

Former Dallas diva — and current New York celeb emcee — Jim Caruso returns to his old stompin’ ground for the inaugural Dallas Cabaret Festival ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com For more than 25 years, Jim Caruso has called New York home — performing at the famed Carlyle, serving as backup for Liza Minnelli the […]

Booze ’em buddies

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 6:00am

Patsy & Edina, aka Joanna & Jennifer, are back together, and still ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ SCOTT HUFFMAN  | Contributing Writer scott_in_dallas@yahoo.com Do I hear the pop of a champagne cork, darling? It’s been nearly 24 years since the BBC television series Absolutely Fabulous premiered as a testament to the hedonism of its era. Both Edina Monsoon […]

Best Bets • 07.22.16

Posted on 21 Jul 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.22 Who will be the new Miss Gay Texas? Last week, we wrote about Asia O’Hara, pictured, and her term as the current Miss Gay Texas America coming to an end. Well, tonight, following three nights of preliminaries, we find out who will reign. And hey, it beats what’s going on in Cleveland. DEETS: […]

Scene • 07.22.16

Posted on 21 Jul 2016 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of July 22–28: • Alexandre’s: Ashleigh Smith on Friday. Jason Huff and the Ignition on Saturday. Wayne Smith on Sunday. K-Marie on Tuesday. Chris Chism on Wednesday. Ilumin on Thursday. • BJ’s NXS!: Christmas in July began with the tree lighting and continues with a Pajama Party at 9 p.m. […]

REVIEWS: ‘AbFab,’ ‘Star Trek Beyond’

Posted on 21 Jul 2016 at 2:36pm

REVIEWS: ‘AbFab,’ ‘Star Trek Beyond’

Asian Film Fest screens award-winning ‘Spa Night’

Posted on 19 Jul 2016 at 10:27am

Asian Film Fest screens award-winning ‘Spa Night’