Best Bets • 05-29-15

Posted on 28 May 2015 at 11:10pm

Sunday 05.31 Mis Big Thickette marks 25 years of fundraising drag It’s been 25 years since members of the gay community donned drag (including those who don’t otherwise drag their looks) to camp it up for charity — the TCC AIDS Fund (pictured is a slate of past winners). Sunday, four more folks will hold [...]

Best Bets • 05-22-15

Posted on 21 May 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 05.22 Kitchen Dog New Works kicks off with racial-charged drama ‘The Firestorm’ With race issues again (sadly) part of a divisive national political debate, The Firestorm — which kicks off Kitchen Dog Theater’s annual New Works Festival as the mainstage production — couldn’t be more timely, as a politician in and interracial marriage gets more [...]

Best Bets • 05-15-15

Posted on 14 May 2015 at 11:10pm

Saturday 05.16 Relive your prom at Gaybingo! Remember prom? Bad tux? Date who you thought made you look straight (it fooled no one)? Hair bands? Bad themes (Under the Sea! A Night to Remember!)? Yeah, it was awful when you look back on it. But face it: You had a good time. And even if [...]

Bets Bets • 05-08-15

Posted on 07 May 2015 at 11:10pm

Saturday 05.09 Out pro footballer Robbie Rogers takes on FC Dallas In America — you know, the only place that matters — we all know football is played with pads and helmets, but in the rest of the world, football (what we call soccer) is a sport of shorts and tanktops. If you haven’t seen FC [...]

Best Bets • 05-01-15

Posted on 30 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 05.01—Saturday 05.02 Malandain Ballet Biarritz leaps from France to Dallas Thierry Malandain is known as one of France’s most daring and visoonary choreographers, and his Ballet Biarritz has a sterling reputation for transforming classics into ethereal versions of gossamer movement. The company will prove that with the full-length production of Prokofiev’s Cinderella for a [...]

Best Bets • 04-24-15

Posted on 23 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Saturday 04.25 TITAS presents modern troupe Parsons Dance Experience The Parsons Dance Experience isn’t just a virtuosic troupe that creates exuberant modern dance, it’s also one of the sexier shows out there. TITAS presents this exciting show of contemporary movement with a one-night-only performance. DEETS: Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St. 8 p.m. Saturday 04.25 [...]

Best Bests • 04-17-15

Posted on 16 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 04.17 Del Shores gets Sordid again! It has become a wonderfully dishy Dallas tradition: Del Shores, Texas’ gay Hollywood raconteur, descends on the Rose Room with his catalogue of hilarious adventures in showbiz, from the hate mail he receives to the actors he hates to the sex he has … and make a DVD [...]

Best Bets • 04-10-15

Posted on 09 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 04.10 Seeing ‘Red’ at Stage West To some, modern artist Mark Rothko’s works were just splotches of unwieldy color, but how he influenced — and was influenced by — other artists in capturing emotion goes much deeper … for him and his protege, especially as he works on a challenging commission for the Four [...]

Best Bets • 04-03-15

Posted on 02 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 04.03—Saturday 04.04 Cowtown turns into ‘Chicago’ for two nights only It’s one of the longest-running musicals in history, and for good reason: With a terrific score, breathtakingly modern plot and sexy, jazzy style, Chicago is entertaining, thoughtful and hot as hell. But while it’s been around for 40 years, this tour — which includes [...]

Best Bets • 03-27-15

Posted on 26 Mar 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 03.27—Saturday 03.28 Diavolo shows architecture in motion with Fluid Infinities In broad strokes, Diavolo is a dance troupe, but when you see the group perform — with the use of technology and sets that turn movement into something architectural — it seems like something more, something otherworldly. The popular company, which TITAS brings back this weekend, [...]