Cassie Nova • 10-14-16

Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 7:40am

Cassie scares up costume ideas   Hey, y’all, and thank God for fall. There is no better feeling than having cool days after a long hot summer. It’s time for pumpkin spiced crap and putting up Halloween decorations. I am feeling stressed trying to come up with a great Halloween costume. Every day is Halloween […]


Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 7:35am

  Late Bloomers.  Earlier this year, the USA Film Festival held an anniversary screening of Late Bloomers, an indie movie that boasted a kind of mini-legendary status on the Dallas film community. It was at the forefront of a spate of the New Gay Cinema in the mid-1990s, which saw serious stories about queer issues […]

Shock therapy

Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 7:30am

Chevy’s redesigned Volt sacrifices some specialness for more prosaic luxury   CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer Driving the redesigned 2017 Chevy Volt is like listening to Gaga and Tony Bennett. It’s a beautiful thing — a pleasure to behold — but you somehow miss the edgier Gaga that was carried about Hollywood in her […]

STAGE REVIEW: ‘Breadcrumbs’

Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 7:25am

  A series of random, seemingly unconnected words are furiously scribbled on Post-It Notes and immediately discarded — dropped on the floor, left as clues (breadcrumbs?) that may lead us to understand more about the workings of the human mind of Alida (Stephanie Dunnam), a reclusive writer befriended by Beth *Catherine D. DuBord), a flighty […]

Best Bets • 10-14-16

Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 7:22am

Friday 10.14 — Sunday 11.06 Linda Leonard portrays legendary Texas governor Ann Richards in Stage West’s ‘Ann’ Recently out Emmy-winning and Tony-nominated actress Holland Taylor created the play Ann, about Texas firebrand Ann Richards, as a one-woman show, and she exclusively has performed it in every incarnation. Until now. Local luminary Linda Kay Leonard is […]

CD review: Britney Spears: ‘Glory’

Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 7:20am

  We love a good comeback or five, don’t we? And since burning out in the mid-aughts and then blazing back with 2007’s Blackout, the indestructible institution known as Britney Spears has made a career out of comebacks, releasing a rollercoaster of peaking- and plummeting-career albums throughout her two-decade reign. Perhaps her biggest music slump […]

OOCL offers largest Dallas home tour

Posted on 07 Oct 2016 at 1:25pm

  DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League presents the oldest, largest — and traditionally, gayest — home tour of the year. This year’s tour features some of Oak Cliff’s most amazing kitchens. The tour includes nine homes in various Oak Cliff neighborhoods Money raised from the tour is used […]

Best Bets • 10-07-16

Posted on 07 Oct 2016 at 7:30am

Saturday 10.08 Singer Anne Steele performs retro show at the Rose Room The Rose Room is used to seeing big hair and big dreams, but that usually is accompanied by a drag queen. But what about a Midwestern girl growing up in the 1980s? That’s part of the one-woman show that out singer Anne Steele […]

Girl on Girls

Posted on 07 Oct 2016 at 7:25am

Jenny Block on living authentically as a gay parent My daughter just came out to her boyfriend. No, she didn’t come out as gay. She came out as the daughter of a gay mom. She had told me she was nervous about telling him. She knew she wouldn’t want to date him if he was […]

DFW Metroplex cities top several ‘best of’ lists

Posted on 07 Oct 2016 at 7:20am

  WalletHub, a website based in Washington, D.C. and owned by Evolution Finance Inc., launched in August 2013 as a “personal finance social network” offering reviews of financial advisors. But the site has quickly branched out into producing research reports and surveys on everything from “best and worst cities to find a job” to “2016’s […]