Best Bets • 07.22.16

Posted on 21 Jul 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.22 Who will be the new Miss Gay Texas? Last week, we wrote about Asia O’Hara, pictured, and her term as the current Miss Gay Texas America coming to an end. Well, tonight, following three nights of preliminaries, we find out who will reign. And hey, it beats what’s going on in Cleveland. DEETS: […]

Best Bets • 07.15.16

Posted on 14 Jul 2016 at 11:10pm

Thursday 07.21 Follow the Todrick Road to the Verizon for Straight Outta Oz North Texas native was an American Idol also-ran, but he’s proven his starpower without the reality show as a popular and engaging young artist and Friend of Dorothy. And we don’t just mean he’s gay — he’s also a huge fan of […]

Best Bets • 07.08.16

Posted on 07 Jul 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.15 — Sunday 07.31 McNally makes second appearance with Uptown Players’ ‘Only a Play’ Uptown Players’ most recent production was the drama Mothers & Sons, written by playwright Terrence McNally. Well, McNally is back at the Kalita … in a far less serious tone. It’s Only a Play is his riotous recount of behind-the-scenes as […]

Best Bets • 07.01.16

Posted on 30 Jun 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.01 — Sunday 07.17 Come and meet those dancing feet at ‘42nd Street’ … in Dallas or Fort Worth Ever since the early talky film version, 42nd Street has been one of the iconic behind-the-scenes Broadway musicals. It was reinvented in the 1980s in the form it is today, and jam-packed with amazing dancing […]

Best Bets • 06.24.16

Posted on 23 Jun 2016 at 11:10pm

Tuesday 06.28 — Sunday 07.10 Making it big on Broadway Caitlin Ehlinger leads the cast in Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth’s production of 42nd Street, the comedy classic that tells the story of starry-eyed Peggy Sawyer who leaves her home in Allentown, Penn., to make it big on Broadway. DEETS: Music Hall […]

Best Bets • 06-17-16

Posted on 16 Jun 2016 at 11:30pm

Sunday 06.19 Summer Showcase features fashion & fun The Cedar Springs Merchants Association wants you to feel the Pride as only Texas can do it, and will pull it all together with a Summer Showcase.The runway show (including swimwear from ES Collection, pictured), live and silent auctions and all-around party will be hosted by lifestyle […]

Best Bets • 06.10.13

Posted on 09 Jun 2016 at 11:10pm

Saturday 06.11 Jane Lynch performs a gleeful concert at HOB As hard-edged coach Sue Sylvester on Glee, Jane Lynch disparaged those who chose musical theater over sports. But as a real-life singer, Lynch loves to hum a tune or two, which she does at See Jane Sing, her concert tour that arrives this weekend at […]

Best Bets • 06.03.16

Posted on 02 Jun 2016 at 11:10pm

Tuesday 06.07 — Sunday 06.19 Feel like a natural woman with ‘Beautiful’ at the Winspear Carole King — often with sometimes-hubby Gerry Goffin — wrote some of the seminal pop songs of the rock era, from “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” to “Take Good Care of My Baby” to “Up on the […]

Best Bets • 05.27.16

Posted on 26 May 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 05.27 — Sunday 05.29 Texas Ballet Theater returns with First Looks Earlier this month, Texas Ballet Theater debuted its latest performance in Dallas — a collection of three dances, including a world premiere. Now it’s Fort Worth’s turn … and anyone else who missed it. First Looks closes TBT’s current season with colorful and […]

Best Bets • 05-20-16

Posted on 19 May 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 05.20—Sunday 05.22 DBDT’s closes season with Spring Celebration, featuring Bruce Wood’s ‘Red’ The Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s Dallas season is almost over (though the company goes on tour for a while as well), and it closes it with its annual Spring Celebration — part of the Soluna Festival. This year’s slate of works will […]