Review: ‘Rapunzel! Rapunzel!’

Posted on 10 Oct 2014 at 7:20am

The best children’s theater offers something for kids and adults alike, whether in the form of subtext, spectacle or simple delightfulness, all of which are in abundance in Dallas Children’s Theater’s current production, Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale (the subtitle alone cues you in that this isn’t just for the wee ones). From [...]

Cassie Nova

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 1:48pm

Dating while poz has its challenges, but Cassie has the tea Do you ever have one of those days when you realize, “Oh crap! I’m an idiot.” I like to think of myself as a smart person. I know I am not a brainiac, but I did really well in school. But book learnin’ ain’t [...]

Dallas’ newest fixture

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 7:50am

NorthPark’s new tenant, Pirch, turns a bathroom redo into an adventure   STEVEN LINDSEY | Contributing Writer Appliance shopping is never exciting. Well, that used to be true, but not now that Dallas has its first location of San Diego-based Pirch. At this high-end retailer, which occupies the space in NorthPark Center that previously housed Barneys New [...]

Fall gets HOT

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 7:45am

What colors and styles will make your house pop this season? MG+BW knows   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor A lot of exes fight over how to split up the furniture. But Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams are well above that — they cooperate in making new furniture. Though no longer partners in life, they [...]

Follow the gays!

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 7:35am

Lead or follow? Gay homeowners often set the pace for gentrifying neighborhoods JONANNA WIDNER | Contributing Writer For years, a common real estate tenet has been, to put it succinctly, “Follow the gays.” Where the LGBT community goes, often the discovery of a hidden gem of a neighborhood follows. One person’s shabby ranch home is [...]

Billy Masters

Posted on 26 Sep 2014 at 7:50am

How big is Jared Leto? Be the judge I may be out of the country, but my nationalistic pride rode awfully high while I watched the Miss America Pageant. This year’s competition featured two of my favorite things: implants and puppets! Clearly, Miss Ohio’s ventriloquist rendition of “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” was the highlight, but our own Miss [...]

Fall gay getaways

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 5:25am

7 gay-friendly off-season destinations that are easy on the wallet Summer has bid us adieu, but that’s no reason to put your luggage away. There are lots of great LGBT-friendly destinations to consider this fall, many of which are more affordable than they were just a month ago. (Resort communities hate the term “off-season,” but [...]

Hercules and Love Affair: Up & Andy

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 5:05am

Andy Butler, the openly gay founder of the edgy electronic dance music project Hercules & Love Affair, talks about live performance vs. studio work, influential DJs and support (or lack thereof) from the gay press ___________________ HERCULES & LOVE AFFAIR Club Dada, 2720 Elm St. Sept. 24. 8 p.m. $17. DadaDallas.com. ___________________ As a student [...]

Guitar shero

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 5:00am

Openly gay musician Ruthie Foster brings her soulful Texas blues to the Metroplex __________________ RUTHIE FOSTER Levitt Pavilion, 100 W. Abram St., Arlington. Sept. 26. 8:30 p.m. Free. LevittPavilionArlington.org. __________________ Ruthie Foster — out blues diva, Grammy Award-nominee and native Texan — isn’t in the habit of letting much time pass between studio recordings. Her newest [...]

Billy Masters

Posted on 12 Sep 2014 at 7:40am

Billy recalls his mentor, Joan Rivers This week, I celebrated a milestone. I have been writing this column for 19 years. Yes, I know I barely look a day over 90, but that’s not the point. The point is, if someone told me that I’d be writing this very column week in and week out for [...]