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“Tuna’s Greatest Hits” at the Eisemann

No helper needed for this Tuna Joe Sears and Jaston Williams reprise our favorite roles for Tuna’s Greatest Hits: 30 Years of Laughter. Vera, Bertha, Petey and the rest all get a bit older, but only get better as they remind us...

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Jurni Rayne Karaoke tonight at the Brick

This is a Jurni…into sound For us non-singers, it’s daunting to partake in karaoke. A few drinks are necessary to take on Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline.” That’s where the host comes in,...

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HGG 2011 Gift-A-Day: The Gaydar Gun

RICK PERRY — YOU’D BETTER HOPE NO ONE AIMS AT YOU “You have cocktail forks… and use them!” “You’d trade it all for a date with an ice skater.” These are just some of the assessments the Gaydar Gun can make when aimed at...

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Banks Appointed to Citizen Police Oversight Board

On Wednesday the Houston City Council confirmed Mayor Annise Parker’s appointment of Former Houston GLBT Political Caucus President Kris Banks to the Independent Police Oversight Board.  The Oversight Board provides a way for...

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TCU LGBT alumni group forms

Organizer says school has been helpful, supportive in forming group for gay graduates DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com There are some schools that are — or have been — affiliated with religious institutions...

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Defining Homes • Ask the EXPERTS

With the economy still in a wicked mess, reports are that the latest trend in homebuying is not buying. Renters are on the rise. But are they? Real estate source Inman reported in January that it is cheaper to buy in the...

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‘Tempest:’ You, us

Kevin Moriarty is a director who embraces the full spectacle of Shakespeare, and while you can disagree with his decisions sometimes, you have to respect his commitment. He likes elements we might consider by-products of the...

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Starvoice • 09.16.11

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY Twiggy turns 62 on Monday. Known mostly for her mod, androgynous look of the ’60s, the style icon was one of fashion’s first supermodels. She returned to fashion somewhat as a judge on America’s Next Top...

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Movie Monday: ‘Warrior’ in wide release

Here’s the beef There are worse ways to spend two hours in a movie theater than watching hulking, half-naked man-meat wail on each other — in fact, it’s hard to imagine a better way. That’s at least part of the appeal of...

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Starvoice • 09.09.11

By Jack Fertig CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY Jennifer Hudson turns 30 on Monday. The Oscar winner has made headlines in the recent past mostly on her weight loss. She talks to Self magazine this month about losing over 80 pounds. This...

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Teacher accuses TC College of discrimination

Gill says English Department chair at Northeast Campus told her the state and the school ‘do not like homosexuals’ Jacqueline “Jackie” Gill TAMMYE NASH  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com HURST — Jacqueline “Jackie” Gill...

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The Pretty Things Peepshow tonight at The Kessler

Sword swallowing, fire eating and burlesque dancing, oh my The Pretty Things Peepshow recalls old-timey circuses or better yet, the HBO show Carnivale, which really left viewers hanging. This vintage vaudeville sideshow packs in...

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Dynamic duo

New partners Curtis Cook and Shane Friesenhahn shake their booty … camp There’s the nursery rhyme that begins, “Jack Sprat could eat no fat, his wife could eat no lean… .” But apparently if Jack Sprat were in a same-sex...

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Driver’s Seat: Mark Trimble, Flutist

Name: Mark Trimble, 44. Occupation: Musician (flute) and music educator. How might we know you: My partner Ami Sadeh and I helped create the BearDance events. Type of car: Blue 2008 Nissan Altima Coupe. Best car memory? Driving...

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