Cassie Nova

Posted on 22 Jan 2015 at 11:30pm

Love me, love my animals I have been bitching a lot recently. I have complained about the youth of today, the lack of great quality music and my feet hurting — just your general “things that annoy me” stuff. Well not this week. This week I am only going to talk about awesome things, like [...]

Best Bets • 01-23-15

Posted on 22 Jan 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 01.23 ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ gets concert performance Lyric Stage’s latest production is one of the most popular musicals of the golden age of Broadway, Irving Berlin’s rarely-seen Annie Get Your Gun. The high-kicking Western-themed comedy features classic songs (“There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “Anything You Can Do”), presented as they were originally [...]

Scene • 01-23-15

Posted on 22 Jan 2015 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of Jan. 23–29: Alexandre’s: Jason Huff at 10 p.m. on Friday. Bad Habits at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Mi Diva Loca at 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Lala Johnson at 9 p.m. on Thursday. Best Friends Club: Caress Riata and Celeste Martinez host Sweet Dreams are Made of the 80s with [...]

Long road home

Posted on 16 Jan 2015 at 7:20am

Dallasite’s memoir of growing up gay as a minister’s daughter is a powerful and harrowing tale of abuse, rejection … and, ultimately, forgiveness TAMMYE NASH  | Managing Editor The First Stone: A Gay Daughter’s Survival in a Religious World, by Samiel Kalin (Canyonwalker Press 2014) $19.95, 193 pp. If you grew up in the American [...]

Billy Masters

Posted on 15 Jan 2015 at 11:30pm

Globes recap! Snooki on B’way? While we’re already two weeks into the new year, in Hollywood the year doesn’t really begin until awards season, which was kicked off last Sunday with the Golden Globes, hosted for the final time by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. It was a lackluster showing — with one exception. Though [...]

Best Bets • 01-16-15

Posted on 15 Jan 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 01.16 ‘Paris Is Burning’ screening followed by fab after-party For nearly 25 years, Paris Is Burning has been the definition of a cult documentary — a fascinating look into New York’s drag subculture of divaliciousness. Now CineWilde kicks off its 2015 series of monthly movies and mixers with a screening of the film, followed [...]

Scene • 01-16-15

Posted on 15 Jan 2015 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of Jan. 16–22: Alexandre’s: Walter Lee at 10 p.m. on Friday. Corey Paul at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Mi Diva Loca at 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Alicia Silex at 9 p.m. on Thursday. BJ’s NXS!: Friday 4Plays are back with DJ Clint. Brick/Joe’s: Pole Warrior Challenge at 10 p.m. on [...]

Any Puerto in a storm

Posted on 09 Jan 2015 at 7:25am

Puerto Vallarta along the Mexican Riviera is vibrant, warm … and very gay-friendly It’s hard to name a gay resort destination in North America that has more going for it than Puerto Vallarta, a fast-growing city on the Pacific Coast’s fabled Mexican Riviera. PV’s historic downtown (El Centro) is hemmed in by the verdant slopes [...]

Kid tested, mother approved

Posted on 09 Jan 2015 at 7:20am

Popes to parents to anyone in between will revel in the beauty of Mercedes’ ML400 CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer My mother drove my grandmother around in her Mercedes for years, so she knows what a world-class German car is like. But because my father worked at General Motors for 30 years, she’d never owned [...]

Best Bets • 01-09-15

Posted on 08 Jan 2015 at 11:10pm

Saturday 01.10 Drag Racer Bianca blasts into The Brick She was the first out-and-out comedy queen to take the top prize on RuPaul’s Drag Race, and you can see why when Bianca del Rio brings her shtick back to Dallas for the monthly Second Saturday at Joe’s/The Brick. Don’t expect lip synching or gymnastic dancing [...]