Best Bets • 09-27-13

Posted on 26 Sep 2013 at 11:10pm

Sunday 09.29   Dallas Gay & Lesbian Wedding Expo celebrates ‘same love, same rights’ Gays have been having weddings — and attending events where gay-inclusive vendors help them plan their Big Day — for years. So what makes this one different? How about this: The Supreme Court decision this summer striking down DOMA and affirming the wrongness [...]

Best Bets • 09-20-13

Posted on 19 Sep 2013 at 11:30pm

Sunday 09.22 Perot Museum looks at Animals Inside Out Anyone who remembers the Body Worlds exhibit at Fair Park many years ago will be familiar with the process that makes up Animals Inside Out, the first-ever traveling exhibition to be mounted by the nearly year-old Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Showing the skeletal structures, [...]

Best Bets • 09-13-13

Posted on 12 Sep 2013 at 11:10pm

Saturday 09.14 Sunday 09.15 Purple Party plans 2 days of gay dance parties It’s Pride Weekend, and that means not just one circuit party but two. The main event, Prism, features headliner DJ Alyson Calagna spinning into the early morning hours Saturday night at The Loft in the Cedars. Then, after the parade on Sunday, former [...]

Best Bets • 09.06.13

Posted on 05 Sep 2013 at 11:10pm

Friday 09.06 ‘Dysfunctional Divas’ returns Steven Jay Crabtree scored some indie movie cred starring in the comic short Martini: The Movie, but he’s back on familiar territory — the Pocket Sandwich stage — for the return of his one-man tour of schizophrenia, Dysfunctional Divas, where he plays a slate of interesting women, including Martini Glass and Wonder Woman. [...]

Best Bets • 08.30.13

Posted on 29 Aug 2013 at 11:10pm

Saturday 08.31 Gray Pride Café presents Brunch and a Movie A parallel revolution was born out of the feminist movement of the 1970s, coming to an end around 1995. Lesbiana: A Parallel Revolution, by filmmaker Myriam Fougère, takes us on a journey to meet the lesbian writers, philosophers and activists who were key players in [...]

Best Bets • 08.23.13

Posted on 22 Aug 2013 at 11:10pm

Friday 08.23 ‘Red White & Tuna’ waves a flag in Cowtown No theater event more reflects Texans than the Tuna plays, and none of those says summer like Red, White & Tuna. This cross-dressing farce returns to Casa Manana for one weekend, with the terrific David Coffee and Jonathan Reed playing more than a dozen characters in [...]

Best Bets • 08.16.13

Posted on 15 Aug 2013 at 11:10pm

    Sunday 08.18 Summer Chill marks anniversary with fundraiser for RCD It was one year ago this month that the Honey Pot bear mixer came on the scene with its Summer Chill party, and to mark the anniversary it’s back at the Dallas Eagle with this fundraising tea dance. Proceeds from the $5 cover [...]

Best Bets • 08.09.13

Posted on 08 Aug 2013 at 11:10pm

Friday 08.09 Kathy Griffin headlines at Verizon Theatre She’s the de facto Queen of the Gays, our favorite hag, the one who says all the things we think. Kathy Griffin returns to North Texas this weekend, and if you haven’t seen her live … well, we wonder if you’re really gay enough to keep that toaster [...]

Best Bets • 08.02.13

Posted on 01 Aug 2013 at 11:10pm

Friday 08.02 Dallas drag king troupe Mustache Envy presents annual Kings for a Cause benefit performance Most of the year, the members of Mustache Envy are driven by their love of chin whiskers. But every August, they are driven instead by their love of fellow Dallasites. That’s why they put on Kings for a Cause, [...]

Best Bets • 07.26.13

Posted on 25 Jul 2013 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.26 Brandon Moses spins at Dick’s Night Out The best way to get your weekend started early is to track down some Dick…’s Night Out, the gay mixer from the Ghostbar overlooking Dallas from the W Victory Park Hotel. This time, Dallas’ favorite DJ, Brandon Moses, spins, while Bar10’s sexy staff offers bottle service [...]