Pump that ride

Posted on 06 Nov 2015 at 6:30am

Previewing 2016’s best models CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer From redesigned versions of familiar rides to entirely new speedsters, 2016 is sizing up to be a club dance of excitement for autos. There are even plug-ins from unlikely sources — luxury crossovers and affordable sub-compacts. Check out the highlights. High fashion Mercedes-Benz GLC. The butch-square [...]

Scene • 11-06-15

Posted on 05 Nov 2015 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of Nov. 6–12: • Alexandre’s: Girls night Out with Peggy Honea on Friday. Lala Johnson on Saturday. Chris Chism on Wednesday. Alicia Silex on Thursday. • Brick/Joe’s: Fifth annual All White Affair with a splash of color with entertainment by Barbie Onassis Davenport, Cire Santiego-Elite, Dynisty St. James, Jeremy C. [...]

Best Bets • 11-06-15

Posted on 05 Nov 2015 at 8:00pm

Friday 11.06 & Saturday 11.07 Akram Khan dances into Dallas debut TITAS’ season of dance this year is most notable for the plethora of Dallas debuts (only one company has appeared in the past). One of the newcomers generating the most excitement is Akram Khan, the British-born, Bengali-bred choreography known for his innovative style. You’re [...]

Cassie Nova • 10-30-15

Posted on 30 Oct 2015 at 7:20am

It’s Halloween, folks! Do you believe in the supernatural? … Cassie does Happy Halloween to all of you tricker treatin’ freaks out there, or what it actually is: Gay Christmas. The gays totally own Halloween. Straight folks dress up on Halloween but the gays turn October into a reason to dress up, drink and party [...]

Best Bets • 10-30-15

Posted on 29 Oct 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 10.30 —Saturday 10.31 Charles Busch gets divine in the Arts District Few performers are as peripatetic as Charles Busch: Actor, playwright and screenwriter, drag diva and song stylist. He brings most of these skills to bear in his one-man show An Evening with Charles Busch, where he transforms the Wyly Theatre into a West Village [...]

The hills are alive!

Posted on 29 Oct 2015 at 10:47am

Acclaimed director Jack O’Brien, on reinventing an American classic Think you’re busy? Try being Jack O’Brien. A three-time Tony Award winner (for The Coast of Utopia, Henry IV and Hairspray), the acclaimed theater director has two shows opening in Dallas this week: The world premiere of the Jake Heggie-Terrence McNally opera Great Scott at the [...]


Posted on 23 Oct 2015 at 7:30am

Picking a fresh gay summer vacation spot Although they maintain a relatively low profile outside the region, the charming and artsy “twin towns” of Saugatuck and Douglas are the most significant gay resort destination in the Midwest. A little more than two hours from Chicago (three from Detroit), this laid-back area offers a bounty of [...]

7 plays, 1 theme

Posted on 23 Oct 2015 at 7:25am

MBS Productions resurrects Theatre of Death Seven plays, one theme, all in less than two hours — That’s what you get in MBS Productions’ Theatre of Death, on stage through Nov. 8 at the Stone Cottage Theatre in Addison. “Theatre of Death” is a collection of plays from the genre known as “Teatro Breve” — [...]

Girl on Girls • 10-23-15

Posted on 23 Oct 2015 at 7:20am

Jenny Block: Sidestep lust at first sight and you might end up with love that lasts You both swipe right. You have a handful of mutual friends Facebook reveals. You agree to meet up. You don’t believe in love at first sight. But, on the other hand, lust at first sight … . You have [...]

Best Bets • 10-23-15

Posted on 22 Oct 2015 at 11:10pm

Saturday 10.24 New Texas Symphony Orchestra “ALL IN! For Opera” Explore various operatic works with the all-volunteer orchestra featuring soprano Julie Ann Dieltz and various student musicians from the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. DEETS: Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. 7:30 p.m. $25. NTSO.org/product/season-concert-1-opera Wednesday 10.28 Evening [...]