Cassie Nova

Posted on 11 Nov 2016 at 7:40am

Cassie’s tongue-in-mouth disease Hello, friends and bitches. I hope you all are having a freakin’ fabulous day. If not, quit being a Debbie Downer and perk up, Buttercup! Life is short. Fake it till you make it. Put on a smile until you believe it. Drink an entire pot of coffee, eat a Snickers, do […]

Opera review: ‘Moby-Dick’

Posted on 11 Nov 2016 at 7:35am

Opera thrives on revivals. Unlike plays and musicals, which replenish themselves at a brisk pace, new operas are few and far between. But the Dallas Opera has nurtured new works in recent years (three in 2015 alone), and leading off the pack was 2010’s Moby-Dick by Jake Heggie (libretto by Gene Scheer). It made an […]

Best Bets • 11-11-16

Posted on 11 Nov 2016 at 7:30am

Thursday 11.17 — Sunday 12.11 T3 stages world premiere by its artistic director Bruce Coleman A blizzard in 1867 strands the Poteet family, and long-buried secrets and feelings begin to emerge as the members work out the path to their true happiness. Bruce R. Coleman, interim artistic director of Theatre 3, wrote the world premiere […]

QUEER CLIPS: ‘King Cobra’ ‘Loving’ ‘Arrival’

Posted on 11 Nov 2016 at 7:25am

King Cobra. If the events of this week weren’t already proof enough, we’re definitely living in a new millennium. We’re through the looking glass, people — where Oscar nominated actor James Franco can be bent over a pool table yelling “Give me that big dick!” and not worry about his movie-star cred. Where ’80s heartthrob […]

Our better ‘Angels’

Posted on 11 Nov 2016 at 7:20am

Kushner’s epic about the AIDS years makes a triumphal return to Uptown Angels in America is a play that shouldn’t work. It has tons of negatives, from the subject matter (the way we, as a culture, dealt with AIDS during the height of the plague during the Reagan Era) to the structure (ultra-realism combined with […]

Get Bentley

Posted on 04 Nov 2016 at 7:25am

Bentayga: The SUV you never knew you always wanted Few brands conjure well-heeled elegance the way Bentley does. The name is practically synonymous with luxury. And when you think of performance, styling, sophistication, you can see the Bentley driver in your mind’s eye. What you probably never saw was an SUV. How could the epitome […]

Land of Lincoln

Posted on 04 Nov 2016 at 7:25am

Luxury in a roomy idiom: Lincoln’s MKX (and check out the new Bentley Bentayga!) Take a second and think about what Lincoln means to you. If big fluffy Town Cars or sleek Continentals come to mind, you’re probably a little behind the times. Lincoln sells the MKS and MKS sedans, but earns its luxury credentials […]

Upscale add-ons

Posted on 04 Nov 2016 at 7:20am

Accessories and after-market toys to turn your hooptie into a ‘whooptie!’   Is your once fly ride beginning to resemble one of the hoopties from Pimp My Ride? Perhaps your old Honda Civic or Subaru Impreza is looking a bit tired. Your friends are embarrassed to even stand near and it smells like your dog […]

Best Bets • 11-04-16

Posted on 03 Nov 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 11.04 — Sunday 11.20 ‘Angels in America’ finally returns to the Kalita Humphreys Theater Back in the mid-1990s, the Dallas Theater Center mounted the most acclaimed play of the decade: Tony Kushner’s Tony and Pulitzer-winning AIDS drama Angels in America. At the time, a lot of subscribers didn’t cotton to the frank, conservative-bashing treatment of […]

Cocktail ramblin’

Posted on 28 Oct 2016 at 7:20am

Dallas’ cocktail culture is as craft-centric as its chef-driven restaurants ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor Ever since news broke that Leann Berry — one of the most popular (and acclaimed) bartenders in North Texas — would be taking a break for a few months, desperate alcoholi… err, “savvy cocktail enthusiasts” have been faced […]