Thursday 07.21


Follow the Todrick Road to the Verizon for Straight Outta Oz

North Texas native was an American Idol also-ran, but he’s proven his starpower without the reality show as a popular and engaging young artist and Friend of Dorothy. And we don’t just mean he’s gay — he’s also a huge fan of The Wizard of Oz, as reflected in his latest video (“Wrong Bitch” — watch it!) and his current tour, Straight Outta Oz. Catch the big musical production that features 20 new songs in a twist on the classic Judy Garland musical.

Verizon Theatre
1001 Performance Place, Grand Prairie
Doors at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday 07.16


JuJuBee, Raven, local luminaries turn out for a Night of Stars

There’s just a week before The Brick closes its doors for good, but it’s going out with a blast, starting this weekend, when Drag Racers JuJuBee and Raven join Dallas talent like Krystal Summers, Mark Alan Smith and more for this dragtastic entertainment — a fundraiser for the Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund.

The Brick
2525 Wycliff Ave.
Doors at 6 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m.
$20 suggested donation

Saturday 07.16


Gaybingo celebrates 15 years with quinceanera

Everyone knows that in Texas, girls mark their 15th birthday with a quinceanera. Well, that goes for gurrlls, as well, and girl, Saturday is the 15th anniversary of Gaybingo, the month fundraiser for the Resource Center. So come dressed as a pinata, or in your pasteliest taffeta to celebrate becoming a real lady.

The Rose Room inside S4
3911 Cedar Springs Road
Doors at 5 p.m.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition July 15, 2016.