Best Bets • 08-18-17

Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 11:10pm

Thursday 08.24 — Sunday 09.24 Beat the Texas heat with a trip to the ‘Royal Society of Antarctica’ What would it take to get you to live in the coldest, remotest location at the bottom of the world? (That’s an easier question to answer if you live in Texas during the summer.) What if you […]

Best Bets • 08-11-17

Posted on 10 Aug 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday 08.11 — Saturday 08.26 Morgana Shaw is back once more as Bette Davis When Morgana Shaw performed the solo show All About Bette earlier this summer at the Margo Jones Theatre, it was hailed as an acting triumph. Now she’s back with two limited runs — for two days in Fort Worth, and for […]

Best Bets • 08-04-17

Posted on 03 Aug 2017 at 11:10pm

Saturday 08.05 Season 9 Drag Racers reunite for a drag-off You may think you know who won the last season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, but a queen’s work is never done. Putative winner Sasha Velour appears onstage alongside Shea Coulee, Farrah Moan and a host of others (with Trixie as hostess) in the touring show […]

Best Bets • 07-28-17

Posted on 27 Jul 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday 08.04 Queen + Adam Lambert perform Queen was the glam arena-rock band of the 1970s and ’80s; Adam Lambert electrified American Idol audiences this millennium. Queen, of course, took a hit when flamboyant frontman Freddie Mercury died, but it was a masterstroke to unite the two in concert tours, as you can see for […]

Best Bets • 07-21-17

Posted on 20 Jul 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday   07.21 And your new Miss Gay Texas America is… … Well, that’s what we will all find out when the finalists perform at the Rose Room tonight. All week long, contestants have been competing for the direct, state-wide preliminary to Miss Gay America, now in its 45th year. The current titleholder, Sofia Anderson, […]

Best Bets • 07-14-17

Posted on 13 Jul 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.14 – Sunday 07.30 The best of times is now! ‘La Cage’ opens at Kalita A happily gay couple who run a nightclub, complete with drag show, find they have to “straighten up” when their hetero son, who is dating a girl with conservative parents, invites his future in-laws to dinner at Chez Camp. […]

Best Bets • 07-07-17

Posted on 06 Jul 2017 at 11:10pm

Monday 07.10 Free screening of ‘Raid of the Rainbow Lounge’ On the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, police in Fort Worth recklessly raided a new gay bar, sparking a national debate on police sensitivity to gay issues … again. Local filmmaker Robert L. Camina’s Raid of the Rainbow Lounge, a documentary of the aftermath, […]

Best Bets • 06-30-17

Posted on 29 Jun 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday 06.30 – Sunday 07.23 Wanna see a theatrical ‘Disaster?’ We’ve got a recommendation In the 1970s, disaster movies were da bomb… sometimes literally. Earthquakes, tidal waves, hotel fires, bees, bombers and volcanoes were everywhere. Queer pals Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick loved those films as only gay men can and came up with Disaster!, […]

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 […]