Best Bets • 06-23-17

Posted on 22 Jun 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday  06.23 – Sunday  07.25 Danielle Georgiou’s ‘Donkey Beach’ promises to kick ass The Danielle Georgiou Dance Group isn’t just a “dance group” at all. What they do is more meta-theater, combining music, spoken word and, of course, movement in creative and artistic ways — usually addressing issues like sex, identity and just having fun. And […]

Best Bets • 06-16-17

Posted on 15 Jun 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday 06.16 – Saturday 06.17   Bruce Wood Dance debuts new work at Journeys It has been three years since the founder’s passing, but the Bruce Wood Dance Project continues to innovate. Not only will the latest concert, called Journeys, celebrate North Texas native Bruce Wood by reviving two of his classic dances, but artistic […]

Best Bets • 06-09-17

Posted on 08 Jun 2017 at 11:10pm

Saturday  06.10 Ballet BC closes out TITAS’ season TITAS has had a stellar all-dance season and to cap it all off, one of the best was saved for last. Despite its name, Ballet BC is a all-dance contemporary dance troupe from Vancouver, British Columbia, known for its darkly beautiful and muscular choreography. It’s current tour […]

Best Bets • 06-02-17

Posted on 01 Jun 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday 06.08 —Sunday 07.02 Send in the clowns! T3 opens ‘A Little Night Music’ With the probable exception of Pacific Overtures, Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music is the hardest nut to crack — a chamber musical with a stylized sensibility that can be a hard sell for audiences. Until you let them enjoy the […]

Best Bets • 05-26-17

Posted on 25 May 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday 05.26 — Sunday 08.20   Iris Van Herpen: Fashion as high art If you think you’ll find Iris Van Herpen’s designs on a rack at Neiman Marcus, you’re seriously mistaken. Although her pieces have walked runways and been worn by the likes of Lady Gaga, her dresses — some 3-D printed, some make of […]

Best Bets • 05-19-17

Posted on 18 May 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday 05.19 — Sunday 05.21 Dance, dance revolution … in Dallas and Fort Worth If you’re a fan of dance, this weekend could be a boon … or anxiety-producing. Because Friday through Sunday, both Dallas Black Dance Theatre and Texas Ballet Theatre are doing spring performances. At DBDT, the Spring Celebration is the season-closing mix […]

Best Bets • 05-12-17

Posted on 11 May 2017 at 11:10pm

Thursday 05.18 — Sunday 05.21 Texas Bear Round Up celebrates 22nd event with Boot Camp The Texas Bear Round Up — one of the biggest bear events in the country — is an annual gathering of bears, wolves, otters and their admirers, put on by the Dallas Bears. This year’s event arrives two months later […]

Best Bets • 05-05-17

Posted on 04 May 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday 05.05 — Sunday 05.12 Kitchen Dog takes over the Wyly with a chimp named ‘Trevor’ Kitchen Dog Theater has been itinerant for a few years (it should move into permanent digs next year), but it’s moving up … in a way. The company will take over the Studio Theatre on the 9th floor of […]

Best Bets • 04-28-17

Posted on 28 Apr 2017 at 7:20am

Saturday  04.29 Dan Savage’s Hump! porn fest returns to Dallas There are international film festivals and gay film festivals and Asian film festivals… but how about a porn festival? Dan Savage’s 12th annual floating adult-movie festival Hump! returns to Dallas this weekend, with a slate of shorts and documentaries filled with nudity, kink and out-of-the-mainstream […]

Best Bets • 04-21-17

Posted on 20 Apr 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday 04.21 — Saturday 04.22 Jaston Williams returns with ‘Tuna’ … only not onstage Jaston Williams will forever be known for co-writing and co-starring in Greater Tuna and all its related plays, so word that he’s bringing a new production to North Texas is awesome… even though this time it is as a director (with […]