A year in the life

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 7:25am

We narrow down a year’s worth of performing and visual arts into one fantastic must-see events calendar by Arnold Wayne Jones There’s so much offered by the North Texas arts community, it’s easy to get lost in it all. So once again, we’ve curated a list of the best of the best. Culled from all […]

Girl on Girls • 08.12.16

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 7:20am

Jenny Block examines: The good and the bad of relationship texting Texting can be a sticky wicket. It can serve as a tremendous way to communicate with your partner, especially if you’re long-distance dating. But it can also cause all sorts of misunderstandings. In fact, what makes texting so good is sometimes precisely what can […]

Best Bets • 08.12.16

Posted on 11 Aug 2016 at 11:10pm

Tuesday 08.16 — Sunday 08.28 Tony musical favorite ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ opens at Winspear In 2014, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder beat the odds, winning the Tony for best musical against heavy-hitters like Aladdin and Beautiful. Certainly it won over voters with its plot, taken from the old Ealing Studios comedy Kind Hearts & Coronets, […]

Scene • 08.12.16

Posted on 11 Aug 2016 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of Aug. 12–18: • Alexandre’s: Girl’s Night Out with Peggy Honea on Friday. Jason Huff and the Ignition on Saturday. Wayne Smith on Sunday. K-Marie on Tuesday. Chris Chism on Wednesday. Ilumin on Thursday. • BJ’s NXS!: All Male Review hosted by Sybil Ann Storm at 10:30 p.m. on Thursday. […]

Cassie Nova • 08.05.16

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 7:25am

Cassie’s ‘Sordid’ history with movies Oh Em Gee!!! I am gonna be a movie star! No seriously! Last week, I had the wonderful opportunity to take a role in Del Shores’ sequel to the fabulous film Sordid Lives, called A Very Sordid Wedding. Del has been a fan of the Rose Room for years and […]

Gotham shitty

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 7:20am

Dark but hopelessly convoluted, ‘Squad’ is half a good movie ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com As much as we (properly) complain that Hollywood has turned into a factory of pre-sold cartoon-based blockbusters without any original stories, you have to say: If that’s what you’re gonna do, then do it up right. And frankly, […]

Best Bets • 08.05.16

Posted on 04 Aug 2016 at 11:10pm

Sunday 08.07 Saxmen Dave Koz and David Sanborn headline at Fair Park Music Hall As two of the most famous and acclaimed saxophonists out there, the pairing of Dave Koz and David Sanborn is a natural fit. They just launched their co-headlining tour Side by Side, and bring it to Fair Park for a matinee […]

Scene • 08.05.16

Posted on 04 Aug 2016 at 11:00pm

Thank you to Jimmy Bartlett for providing photos of the Cedar Springs Merchants Association’s August Wine Walk.   Making the SCENE the week of Aug. 5–11: • Alexandre’s: Filter Kings on Friday. Mi Diva Loca on Saturday. Wayne Smith on Sunday. K-Marie on Tuesday. Chris Chism on Wednesday. Ilumin on Thursday. • BJ’s NXS!: Battle […]

Ask Howard • 07.29.16

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:25am

How to do the wrong thing right This sweltering month, per usual, we’re once again preoccupied with those dog days’ matters of “size,” narcissism, petty politics and thwarted marriage proposals — oh, the burning dramas of gaydom. Let’s get right to it. Dear Howard, One of my regular booty-calls proposed to me the other night. […]

Dune: VW’s Buggy

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:20am

Reeling from a terrible year, Volkswagen packs tons o’ fun in a sporty mini CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer autocasey@aol.com Not long after the Volkswagen Beetle migrated to America, some enterprising, sand-loving fool ripped off most of the body, jacked it up, installed off-road tires and headed for the beach… and consequently, the sand dunes. […]