Pet of the Week • 11-21-14

Posted on 21 Nov 2014 at 7:45am

Teddy (A826037) is a 2-year-old boxer/pittie mix who has the doggie head-tilt down pat. And as you can see, he looks great on furniture. Teddy has been here more than 14 days, so his adoption fee has been waived. You can see Teddy at Dallas Animal Services and Adoption Center, 1818 N. Westmoreland in Dallas. [...]

Local Briefs • 11-21-14

Posted on 21 Nov 2014 at 7:40am

Todd Whitley joins EQTX staff opens North Texas office Dallas activist and community organizer Todd Whitley, a regular contributor to Dallas Voice’s Texas Voices pages, has joined Equality Texas as communications manager. He will coordinate statewide communications for the organization and act as liaison between other local, state and national organizations and media outlets. He [...]

Pride Calendar • 11-21-14

Posted on 21 Nov 2014 at 7:35am

Happy Thanksgiving from The Dallas Voice   NOVEMBER • Nov. 21: Marc Veasey’s second annual 33rd Congressional District Job Fair Mountainview Community College, Building E Lobby, 4849 W. Illinois Ave. 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Free and open to the public. • Nov. 22: TAG Adopt a Highway Tyler Area Gays performs its quarterly highway cleanup. Meet [...]

Texas marriage equality group forms

Posted on 21 Nov 2014 at 7:30am

New lawsuit challenging state’s marriage ban is filed James Russell  |  Staff Writer On the heels of the latest lawsuit challenging Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage, Freedom to Marry, in partnership with Equality Texas, launched a new campaign Nov. 18 intended to galvanize support for marriage equality. Texas for Marriage will coalesce the growing bipartisan [...]

Of knights and nuns and angels

Posted on 21 Nov 2014 at 7:15am

Leather Knights, DFW Sisters join together for Angel Tree Gift Project kick-off   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Knight: The word alone conjures up a world of chivalry and honor. Add “leather” before it and, here in Dallas, you are still talking about a world of chivalry and honor. The Leather Knights, a nonprofit organization [...]

Planning the future of The Strip

Posted on 21 Nov 2014 at 7:00am

  DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer City planners met with Oak Lawn residents and Cedar Springs merchants on Tuesday, Nov. 19 to discuss options for enhancing the four-block area from Douglas to Oak Lawn avenues. Money for the upgrades comes from a 2012 bond package. Former council members Angela Hunt and Pauline Medrano, who represented [...]

Alexandre’s celebrates 10 years

Posted on 21 Nov 2014 at 6:45am

Entertainers call the bar their favorite place to perform, credit Daugherty with launching careers   DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Alexandre’s owner Lee Daugherty said he was excited to have Anton Shaw hosting the festivities Saturday, Nov. 22, as they celebrate the Cedar Springs bar’s 10th anniversary. “She’s been with me since we opened,” Daugherty [...]

David goes to prison

Posted on 21 Nov 2014 at 6:30am

Dallas Voice reporter David Taffet spends a day at a Wichita Falls prison with a Logo filmmaker working on a documentary about gays behind bars   DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer After a screening that’s more thorough but less invasive than airport security, a guard let us through the gatehouse at Texas Department of Criminal [...]

Pride Calender • 11-14-14

Posted on 14 Nov 2014 at 8:00am

NOVEMBER •     Nov. 14: Wanda Sykes with Keith Robinson Majestic Theater, 1925 Elm St. 8 p.m. Tickets available at TicketMaster.com. •     Nov. 15: Black Tie Dinner Dallas Sheraton Hotel, 400 N. Olive St. $400. 6 p.m.–midnight. BlackTie.org. •     Nov. 15: AIDS Outreach Center Garage Sale Donations accepted 7 a.m.-4 p.m. on Nov. 13 [...]

Local Briefs • 11-14-14

Posted on 14 Nov 2014 at 7:55am

TCC tickets on sale Tickets went on sale for the Turtle Creek Chorale’s 35th anniversary concert on Feb. 7 at City Performance Hall. Longtime conductor Tim Seelig, who now conducts the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, returns for one show only. Tickets are also on sale for the annual Christmas concert, Jangled, running at 7:30 [...]