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 […]

Best Bets • 09-30-16

Posted on 30 Sep 2016 at 7:55am

Friday 09.29 — Sunday 10.20 Jubilee Theatre gets busy with Working: A Musical Nine actors, singers and dancers performing multiple characters and vocal numbers put the everyday situations of a workaday world to music in Working: A Musical, directed by William Earl Ray and adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso from Studs Terkel’s book. The […]

Cassie Nova • 09-30-16

Posted on 30 Sep 2016 at 7:30am

Cassie dishes on Brangelina, Jennifer and the famous Cassie-roles   Hey ya’ll. I hope you all are having a better week than Brad and Angelina. I mean seriously, the world is falling to pieces and all anybody can talk about is Brangelina. So I guess I will too. Let’s back up: Remember Brad Pitt was […]

Take the plunge

Posted on 30 Sep 2016 at 7:20am

Lesbian author examines swimming from all angles The Joy of Swimming by Lisa Congdon (Chronicle Books 2016); $18.95; 141 pp. People say you’re all wet. Maybe that’s not the nicest thing you’ve ever heard, but hey! If something’s true, it’s true, right? Yep, you love being in a pool, lake, pond, the ocean, a puddle, […]

The drill of it all

Posted on 30 Sep 2016 at 7:20am

Despite tropes, this film is a working-class winner The more I see Peter Berg films, the more convinced I become that he’s Michael Bay Lite. Despite affecting a veneer of indie cred — lots of handheld camera work and overlapping, improvisational-seeming dialogue that craves comparisons to John Cassavettes — there’s something slick and programmatic and […]

Ask Howard

Posted on 23 Sep 2016 at 7:45am

How to do the wrong thing right   Always, I receive loads upon multiple loads of various “size” questions — way too many to answer them all. And for mysterious, unfathomable reasons, most all of your measurement questions, dear readers, come at me as the seasons first begin to change; hence, with the “official” arrival […]

Best Bets • 09-23-16

Posted on 23 Sep 2016 at 7:40am

Friday 09.23 — Sunday 10.22 Dallas Theater Center shows a more colorful take on the Old West with the world-premiere musical ‘Bella’ We all know what the Old West was like — white cowboys and blond milkmaids whooping it up in saloons. Only that’s not the Old West — there were African-Americans out there, too, […]

Drawing Dallas

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 7:40am

Well-traveled, handsome Kevin Luna will forever call Dallas home Name and age: Kevin Luna, 34. Occupation: Massage therapist and student Spotted at: Kalachandji’s on Gurley Avenue Rolling stone: Born in Lubbock to an Italian/Spanish father and a Mexican mother, this handsome Cancer spent his first 17 years there until he moved to Denver to be […]

In defense of sap

Posted on 16 Sep 2016 at 7:35am

Often maligned as cheesy, ‘Camelot’ remains a solid, satisfying musical ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Camelot has long been the reputable musical that it’s completely permissible to shit on. It enjoyed a healthy initial two-year run, opening just weeks after JFK was elected and closing less than a year before his assassination, and its […]