Best Bets • 02.26.16

Posted on 25 Feb 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 02.26—Saturday 02.27 Black Academy of Arts and Letters presents 12th annual Festival of Black Dance Weekend Jamaica’s Stella Maris Dance Company returns to Dallas to share the spotlight with Atlanta Dance Connection, in it’s first Dallas appearance, at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters’ 12th annual Festival of Black Dance. The Stella Marris […]

Best Bets • 02.19.16

Posted on 18 Feb 2016 at 11:10pm

Thursday 02.25— Sunday 03.06 WaterTower Theatre opens 14th Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, dedicated to alt-theater There’s a lot more going on in the world of theater than what Broadway, off-Broadway and even well-funded regional companies are producing. That’s why a fringe fest is an excellent opportunity for discovery, as WaterTower has demonstrated over […]

Best Bets • 02.12.16

Posted on 11 Feb 2016 at 11:10pm

Saturday 02.13 — Sunday 02.14 Dallas ComicCon Fan Days swoops into Las Colinas Time to have a nerdgasm, as gay geeks! Dallas ComicCon is back, with its Fan Days celebration. This time, guests include out heartthrob Joh­­­­­­­­­­­n Barrowman (Torchwood, Arrow), Barrowman’s Arrow co-star Stephen Amell and his brother, The Flash’s Robbie Amell, Sean Pertwee and David […]

Best Bets • 02.05.16

Posted on 04 Feb 2016 at 4:10pm

Friday 02.05 Texas Theatre, Cine Wilde team for screening and party of ‘The Hunger,’ honoring David Bowie The death of the pioneering artist David Bowie continues to resonate, and Cine Wilde — the monthly gay film fest — has paired up again with Texas Theatre to screen one of his most outrageous and stylish films, […]

Best Bets • 01.29.16

Posted on 28 Jan 2016 at 6:10pm

Sunday 01.31 Opera luminaries Flicka and Jake, together again … in concert When last we saw Frederica von Stade, she was delighting audiences in the world premiere of composer Jake Heggie’s Great Scott at the Winspear. Well, these opera luminaries (and personal friends) have teamed up again for an afternoon of music, with “Flicka” singing a […]

Best Bets • 01.22.16

Posted on 21 Jan 2016 at 5:10pm

Friday 01.22 Tug Party and Underwear Auction launches new HIV awareness group in Dallas The Dallas chapter of Team Friendly — a group founded by a former internationally recognized leatherman to change the dialogue on HIV/AIDS awareness — only started last fall, so to get its activities underway, raise awareness of its mission (and raise money), it […]

Best Bets • 01.15.16

Posted on 14 Jan 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 01.15 & Saturday 01.16 New Age guru and author Gregg Braden plots a spiritual path Gregg Braden is a best selling author of books about self-enlightenment and living a spiritual life in the modern world. He brings his talents to Dallas this weekend at two events — on Friday evening for a book signing, reception […]

Best Bets • 01.08.16

Posted on 07 Jan 2016 at 11:10pm

Monday 01.11 & Friday 01.15 Life is a cabaret, old chum — at least in Dallas this week The new year has barely gotten started, and already there are more cabaret series than you can shake a highball glass at. First up is season 2 of Denise Lee’s free Cabaret Festival at Fair Park Monday, […]

Best Bets • 01-01-2016

Posted on 31 Dec 2015 at 11:10am

Saturday 01.02 — Sunday 01.24   30th anniversary season of Pegasus Theatre kicks off with world premiere Living B&W show If you’ve never seen a Living Black & White show — one of the masterfully art-directed mystery comedies from Pegasus Theatre — you’re overdue. The company is marking its 30th anniversary season with a full […]

Best Bets • 12-25-15

Posted on 24 Dec 2015 at 9:10am

Saturday 12.26 — Sunday 01.03 Lone Star Circus revisits gypsy roots with Zingari It’s not secret that the original European circuses of traveling entertainers were typically populated by the Roma people — often called gypsies. Zingari — the name of this season’s incarnation of the Lone Star Circus — is Italian for “gypsies,” which returns […]