Tag: Come

‘Mama’s Party’ cabaret at Tucker’s Blues

Get your cabaret fix to start off the week Even if it is the beginning of the work week or the new year, Monday nights are a Dallas must thanks to Amy Stevenson who hosts Mama’s Party. Every Monday, local musicians and...

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Oscar watching parties

And the Oscar goes to… From area venues: *Barbara’s is having an Oscar party!! Watch the Academy Awards on the big screen. Fill out a nominee list with the ones that you think are going to win. The person with the...

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Go with the flow

Trying yoga for the first time can be an intimidating experience. But that misses the point of this ancient practice that combines stretching, breath … and peace JEF TINGLEY  | Contributing Writer Some do it for their...

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Part(y)ing shot

A little needle work can turn a dull soiree into a face-saving event   RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer How’s this for a Saturday evening: You head to a friend’s soiree, pick through the nibblies, grab a cocktail and then have...

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Upstate NY newspaper runs trans-tastic series

My college town newspaper, the Albany Times Union, is running an awesome series of articles about the transgender community this week that I wanted to share. When I was in school, the Times Union was the conservative newspaper...

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Drawing Dallas • 11.25.11

As ‘Twilight’ returns, Skylar Brooks shows blood sucking can be a service MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Skylar Brooks, 24 Occupation: Testing coordinator, Resource Center Dallas, and shift...

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WATCH: HISD Board gets earful on anti-gay flier

A standing-room-only crowd greeted the Houston Independent School Board last night. While the board’s monthly meetings often attract an assortment of parents, community members and gadflies many in the crowd were there...

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‘Perform or provide’

DADT repeal gives progressive chaplains a chance to counter evangelical clergy in the military DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com When a soldier recently came to Chaplain Chris Antal, a lieutenant in the Army...

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Pet of the week • 10.28.11

Bambi Meet Bambi! She is a very sweet 7-year-old Lhasa Apso Mix that enjoys playing with her toys and cuddling up in your lap. She was brought to Operation Kindness after she was found wondering the streets of Fort Worth. When...

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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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State Fair of Texas closes today

So long, Big Tex Today is your last day to get in that Fletcher’s corny dog, ride the Texas Star or see the pig races. The time has come and today the State Fair closes taking a little piece of heart with it. Of course,...

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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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