Oh, what a circus

Posted on 10 Jul 2015 at 6:00am

‘Pippin’ is a bit of Vegas, a bit of Cirque du Soleil .. and a whole lotta fun ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Pippin was one of those shows at the vanguard of the quasi-revolutionary theater movement in the 1970s (after Hair), when youth culture was taking over, and when politics and social [...]

Best Bets • 07-10-15

Posted on 09 Jul 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.10 & Saturday 07.11 Campy tribute to lesbian pulp fiction gets late-night staging at the Pocket It was a love that dare not speak its name! …. until the Supreme Court gave it the OK in 2015. But long before marriage equality, pulp novels about “sinful” same-sex relationships provided the grist for many closeted [...]

Scene • 07-10-15

Posted on 09 Jul 2015 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of July 10-16: • Alexandre’s: Rusty Johnson on Friday. Scott Bucklin Trio on Saturday. Chris Chism on Wednesday. Alicia Silex on Thursday. • Best Friends Club: Riata’s Rebels at 8 p.m. on Saturday. • Brick/Joe’s: Alyssa Edwards presents RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Miss Fame at midnight on Saturday. • Club Cherries: [...]

U.S. Women’s soccer champs among the out-est of athletes

Posted on 06 Jul 2015 at 7:48am

U.S. Women’s soccer champs among the out-est of athletes

Pet of the week • 07-03-15

Posted on 03 Jul 2015 at 8:05am

  I’m Cory. They say I’m the life of the party and I don’t deny it. I’m fun and easy to please. House, apartment — either is fine with me as long as you are up for a nice walk from time to time. My coat is easy care; an occasional brushing and seasonal grooming [...]

Toast points

Posted on 03 Jul 2015 at 7:55am

Gourmet toast trend gets Texas treatment at Society Bakery ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Ever since everyone with an Instagram account and a DVR season pass to Top Chef became a self-appointed foodie, culinary crazes have become — along with sports playoffs and video game releases — a driving force in the Zeitgeist [...]

Girl on Girls • 07-03-15

Posted on 03 Jul 2015 at 7:50am

Jenny Block wonders: How do you convince a straight guy you’re gay? He seemed perfectly nice. And we had been having so much fun all evening. He was flirty. So I made sure to mention my girlfriend enough times to be sure he “understood.” And then it happened, as it all too often does. “You [...]

Midnighter in the garden of gay & evil

Posted on 03 Jul 2015 at 7:45am

Out comic book writer Steve Orlando, on the return of DC Comics’ supergay superhero Gay fanboys rejoice! Midnighter is here. Launched in June, DC Comics’ Midnighter series, from out writer Steve Orlando, is about the “first gay male superhero to headline a mainstream comic.” If Midnighter’s name is familiar, he’s been around (and gay) since the [...]

The Garden Island

Posted on 03 Jul 2015 at 7:40am

Scenic, remote Kauai isn’t the busiest isle for tourism, but it may be the best Nobody on Kauai will give you a hard time for simply lazing on one of the island’s gorgeous beaches every waking hour of your vacation. Still, you may find it impossible to resist the countless opportunities for outdoor adventure on [...]

Book Review

Posted on 03 Jul 2015 at 7:35am

Bobby Wonderful: An Imperfect Son Buries His Parents by Bob Morris (Twelve 2015) $25; 192 pp. As Bob Morris watched his husband, Ira, struggle with his mother’s ageing issues, Morris understood the emotions Ira was going through. Caring for an elderly parent “has become the new normal,” Morris writes, and he should know: He helped [...]