Talk to the hands

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 6:15am

As the Turtle Creek Chorale’s sign language interpreter, Don Jones has spent decades artfully crafting song lyrics for the hearing-impaired By Elaine Liner Even when he’s chatting over a nosh at La Madeleine, Don Jones lets his hands do most of the talking. His fingertips dance across the tabletop to make a point, then his […]

The queen strikes back

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 6:00am

Alyssa Edwards tackles ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ again, this time as an  All Star.  And she’s more prepared than eve By J. DENTON BRICKER AND ARNOLD WAYNE JONES When Alyssa Edwards walked onto the set of RuPaul’s Drag Race for Season 5, she was shocked to see her longtime rival Coco Montrese among the queens she’d be competing with. […]

Best Bets • 08.12.16

Posted on 11 Aug 2016 at 11:10pm

Tuesday 08.16 — Sunday 08.28 Tony musical favorite ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ opens at Winspear In 2014, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder beat the odds, winning the Tony for best musical against heavy-hitters like Aladdin and Beautiful. Certainly it won over voters with its plot, taken from the old Ealing Studios comedy Kind Hearts & Coronets, […]

Scene • 08.12.16

Posted on 11 Aug 2016 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of Aug. 12–18: • Alexandre’s: Girl’s Night Out with Peggy Honea 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!: All Male Review hosted by Sybil Ann Storm at 10:30 p.m. on Thursday. […]

Meryl Streep: The gay interview with the icon and star of ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

Posted on 11 Aug 2016 at 8:31am

The ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ star on her legacy with LGBT fans

Last gasp beach reads: A late-summer reading list

Posted on 09 Aug 2016 at 9:31am

Last gasp beach reads: A late-summer reading list

Cassie Nova • 08.05.16

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 7:25am

Cassie’s ‘Sordid’ history with movies Oh Em Gee!!! I am gonna be a movie star! No seriously! Last week, I had the wonderful opportunity to take a role in Del Shores’ sequel to the fabulous film Sordid Lives, called A Very Sordid Wedding. Del has been a fan of the Rose Room for years and […]

Gotham shitty

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 7:20am

Dark but hopelessly convoluted, ‘Squad’ is half a good movie ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor As much as we (properly) complain that Hollywood has turned into a factory of pre-sold cartoon-based blockbusters without any original stories, you have to say: If that’s what you’re gonna do, then do it up right. And frankly, […]

Kiwi fruit

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 6:30am

New Zealand-born indie musician Ladyhawke talks about her musical — and sexual — awakening Here comes the bride… and the other bride. It was as simple as that for Pip Brown, whose goes by the stage name Ladyhawke. The New Zealand-born indie popster flew under the gaydar until 2015, when she announced her marriage to […]

Dress for success

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 6:15am

How out costume designer Orry-Kelly defied Hollywood   Director Gillian Armstrong rose to fame in the U.S. as part of the Aussie New Wave of filmmaking in the late 1970s and early ’80s — a movement that also included George Miller, Bruce Beresford, Peter Weir, Fred Schepisi and Phillip Noyce. Notably, Armstrong was the only […]