2014 Holiday Gift Guide online special: Gifts for the gifted from Gifted

Posted on 02 Dec 2014 at 9:30am

Looking for a gift for that special someone who knows how to follow the trends without following the crowd? Then the GMan line of jewelry from Treska has you covered, with bracelets made from a variety of eclectic components including agate, semi-precious stones, glass beads, shell, ceramics, metals, plastics, resin, fabrics and wood. $5-$20, available [...]

2014 Holiday Gift Guide online special: Bluetoothsome

Posted on 01 Dec 2014 at 6:30pm

Give them the gift of music wherever they go with the Harman Kardon Esquire Mini, the wireless, state-of-the-art, Bluetooth-enabled speaker that provides the best quality sound in its category. It also doubles a conference phone system, with dual microphone and built-in echo and noise cancellation technology, and comes with a USB port to recharge your [...]

2014 Holiday Gift Guide online special: Let ‘em see what you’re after

Posted on 01 Dec 2014 at 9:30am

Whatever it is you’re looking for, Goorin Bros. Hat Shop has you covered — literally. These trucker caps are made of 100 percent cotton with soft mesh backs and adjustable back closures, and the fronts feature bold pictorial statements that leave no doubt what you’re hunting. $25 each, available online at Goorin.com.

2014 Holiday Gift Guide online special: Fleet of foot

Posted on 30 Nov 2014 at 9:30am

Let your athlete know you know they can handle the attention by gifting them with these GBX Holt sneakers, inspired by high fashion but built for the streets. The sneakers offer trendy high-top style and a vulcanized rubber outsole. $70. Available in black and dark brown at GBXShoes.com.

2014 Holiday Gift Guide online special: Connecting with the Goddess of Love

Posted on 29 Nov 2014 at 9:30am

Who better to ask for a hook-up than the goddess of love herself? And if you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone looking for a good connection, this porcelain USB hub in the shape of Aphrodite, by designer Andrea Kezdi, is just the thing. With four USB ports this goddess will add a touch [...]

2014 Holiday Gift Guide online special: Keep your elves warm this year

Posted on 28 Nov 2014 at 9:30am

Keep your favorite Santa’s elves warm and comfy and stylish this holiday season with the Tipsy Elves Fur Christmas Hat, and the Nutcracker sweater. The hat, available in red houndstooth, is $25, and the sweater is $65. Both are available at Outlines Men’s Wear, 3906 Cedar Springs Road. 214-528-1955 OutlinesMenswear.com.   Give the gift of [...]

Cassie Nova

Posted on 28 Nov 2014 at 7:25am

Hello everybody. I hope you all had an awesome Thanksgiving. The season of over-indulgence has definitely begun. I should probably just go ahead and buy a pair of stretch maternity pants now. You know how old people can predict the weather by how their bones feel? Well, I have turned into one of those old [...]


Posted on 28 Nov 2014 at 7:20am

Pop! Bang! Bam! Robb Conover brings drama to every day life When Robb Conover was asked to create the cover for Dallas Voice’s Art Issue, he couldn’t say no. He loves when his artwork can support the gay community. “I’ve always been very active in the gay and arts communities,” he said. “Whether it’s at [...]

Watching paint dry

Posted on 28 Nov 2014 at 6:30am

Mark Leonard, the DMA’s chief art restorer, takes brush to canvas in order to make himself disappear ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Mark Leonard can’t recall a time when he didn’t have a brush or a pencil or crayon in his hand. “I can’t remember when I wasn’t painting or drawing,” he says. But he [...]

Strokes of genius

Posted on 28 Nov 2014 at 6:15am

Gay artist Baron Farha opens up about his process STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer stevencraiglindsey@me.com Getting inside an artist’s mind is rarely easy. An exception is discussing the inspirations of Baron Farha — a gay Dallas artist who’s keenly in touch with his own creative process … even if some of it is beyond explanation. Farha’s [...]