A ‘Whale’ of a show

Posted on 16 Oct 2015 at 7:30am

Leyva shines in L.I.P. Service production Mark Lowry | Contributing Writer marklowry@theaterjones.com FARMER’S BRANCH — Gay men don’t all look like Abercrombie and Fitch models. But on the flip side, even fewer look like Charlie, the central character of Samuel D. Hunter’s beautifully crafted 2012 play The Whale. In fact, very few people in general [...]

Cassie Nova • 10-16-15

Posted on 16 Oct 2015 at 7:25am

Cassie’s life-changing Hawaiian trip! Aloha, bitches! Not to be a braggy brat, but I just got back from a fabulous vacation in Maui. I have the best husband in the world. He came home a few weeks ago and asked, “I need a vacation, where do you wanna go?” I jokingly said Hawaii. When I [...]

Form & function

Posted on 16 Oct 2015 at 7:20am

Mercedes-Benz’s iconic silhouette houses a serious performance vehicle CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer autocasey@aol.com Since the mid-’50s, Mercedes-Benz sports cars have been some of the most desirable in the world. We’re talking about the 300SL Gullwing, McLaren-developed SLR, SLS AMG Gullwing and now, the AMG GT-S. All have been sexy as sin, but from styling [...]

Best Bets • 10-16-15

Posted on 15 Oct 2015 at 4:00pm

Friday 10.16 —Sunday 10.18 This is your final weekend to enjoy the State Fair of Texas The State Fair of Texas ends its 2015 run Sunday, which means this weekend is your last chance to fill up on the latest Fair fried delicacies. Gates open each day at 7 a.m., and fair buildings and exhibits [...]

Review: ‘Harbor’

Posted on 15 Oct 2015 at 12:00pm

Kevin (Kevin Moore) and Ted (Chad Peterson) are living one of the many gay stereotypes: The happy, 30-something male couple living a page out of the Pottery Barn catalogue — oozing understated good taste, drinking appletinis with abandon, making “brunch” into a verb. It’s so idyllic, it makes you sick … only you’re actually jealous [...]

Ewing seen nothin’ yet

Posted on 09 Oct 2015 at 7:30am

‘Dallas’ star Linda Gray pens her memoir, and Sue Ellen is better than ever ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Linda Gray is so closely associated with Dallas — not just the TV show, but the city — that she found herself in denial even after the revived version of the soap was on the [...]

Queer Clip: ‘Freeheld’

Posted on 09 Oct 2015 at 7:25am

Two women — one closeted, older detective Laurel (Julianne Moore), the other out-and-proud young gearhead Stacie (Ellen Page) meet at, of course, a women’s volleyball tourney. They date, tentatively, because, of course, Laurel is afraid of being outed even though she appears to be the top police officer on the force. They fall in love, [...]

Ask Howard • 10-09-15

Posted on 09 Oct 2015 at 7:20am

How to do the wrong thing right Dear Howard, What is the correct closing-time etiquette in bars whenever an average-looking Joe, too plain for Grindr, still hasn’t gotten lucky yet, is powerfully horny, but only the dregs are left; specifically, could you provide for me a few surefire/failsafe pickup lines to use? — Joe Dear [...]

Scene • 10-09-15

Posted on 08 Oct 2015 at 11:10pm

Making the SCENE the week of Oct. 9-15: 1851 Club: Sapphire Davenport, Addison Foster and Kaliah Nixx at 10 p.m. on Friday. Candi Carol, Carress Riata and Zimora Davenport at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Addison Improv: Fortune Feimster on Friday-Sunday. Alexandre’s: Jason Huff at 10 p.m. on Friday. Mi Diva Loca at 10 p.m. on [...]

Best Bets • 10-09-15

Posted on 08 Oct 2015 at 10:00pm

Saturday 10.10 Texas Latino Gay Pride returns to Reverchon Think Pride is over? It’s not. Not only is National Coming Out Day on Sunday, but Saturday is the second annual Texas Latino Gay Pride celebration. DJ Nonsense and DJ Mateo will spin with live music, food and other vendors, and it’s all free. DEETS: Reverchon [...]