Sunday 05.31


Mis Big Thickette marks 25 years of fundraising drag

It’s been 25 years since members of the gay community donned drag (including those who don’t otherwise drag their looks) to camp it up for charity — the TCC AIDS Fund (pictured is a slate of past winners). Sunday, four more folks will hold out buckets to add thousands of bucks toward their LifeWalk team … all while entertaining you.

The Round-Up Saloon
3911 Cedar Springs Road
7 p.m.
$5 suggested cover.
Donations encouraged.

Monday 06.01—Friday 06.05


Knife steakhouse hosts series of celebrichef dinners benefiting HIV cause all week long

John Tesar, the executive chef behind Knife steakhouse at The Highland, has long been an ardent support of HIV-AIDS causes — and never more so now. As the Ambassador Chef for Mario Batali’s EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES foundation, Tesar has planned an unprecendented series of dinners: Five chefs — starting with recent James Beard Award Best Chef Southwest winner Aaron Franklin (he of Austin’s Franklin Barbecue, in his first time cooking in Dallas) on Monday, and continuing with Alex Stratta (another Best Chef Southwest honoree), Tuesday), Naomi Pomeroy (Top Chef Masters alum, Wednesday), Tim Rattray (San Antonio’s The Granary, Thursday) and Kris Morningstar (L.A. Terrine, Friday) — will pair up with Tesar for five intimate dinners (40 seats only) for five consecutive nights for this fundraising culinary experience.

Knife at The Highland
5300 E. Mockingbird Lane
June 1–5 at 7 p.m.

Thursday 06.04


Queermedian Dana Goldberg brings her standup to Sue Ellen’s

Dana Goldberg slayed the audience at last fall’s Black Tie Dinner as the main entertainment. If you missed her set back then, no need to curse your bad luck — you can make up for it this week, when the out humorist brings her hilarious act to Sue Ellen’s.

Sue Ellen’s
3014 Throckmorton St.
8:30 p.m.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition May 29, 2015.