Tag: Dallas Observer

Theater Critics Forum bestows honors

The DFW Theater Critics Forum met last week over friend chicken and sweet tea to bestow its annual awards for local theater excellence, as as usual, the gay community was well-represented. Of the eight best director winners,...

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B.J. Cleveland: Tragedy to triumph in 24 hours

If you ever wondered whether the theatrical cliche “the show must go on!” was anything more than that — a cliche — you’d know for sure it isn’t if you were at the Kalita Humphreys on Sunday. Our friends...

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FW gay writer gets props for ‘Trannies’ story

I’ve known Jimmy Fowler for way longer than I care to admit — since we were both writing film criticism for the Dallas Observer. He was a good writer then and still is — and he has some evidence to prove it. Fowler, who...

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Deaths

Marion A. Weger, 61, died at his Dallas residence on March 7. Born Nov. 28, 1949, Weger was a native of Paradise, Texas, and had lived in the Dallas area for the last 20 years. He co-owned Gratitude Vintage Clothing store with...

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QUOTE OF THE DAY: Jim Schutze

“It’s why we can’t have protest movements in Dallas. People here are too obedient. Gay rights, black activism, Tea Party — doesn’t matter. There’s something in the water. If the mob in Tahrir...

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Sarah Jaffe and Bosque Brown tonight at the Wyly

Buzz surrounds local musician Sarah Jaffe, but she’s ready to move on Going from playing smaller clubs like Dan’s Silverleaf and Club Dada, to selling out the Granada Theater last year, Sarah Jaffe’s star is on the rise. She...

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Sarah, upside down

Buzz surrounds local musician Sarah Jaffe, but she’s ready to move on RICH LOPEZ | Staff Writer [email protected] Going from playing smaller clubs like Dan’s Silverleaf and Club Dada, to selling out the Granada Theater last...

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Gay-baiting as a distraction from real issues

Jim Schutze at The Dallas Observer has a good piece up today about politicians using issues like immigration, abortion and gay rights to distract voters from real problems, such as Texas’ current budget shortfall and —...

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Super Bowl XLV now officially gayest ever

First there was the Super Street Party on Cedar Springs, billed as the first-ever gay Super Bowl block party. Then there was the Black-Eyed Peas and bisexual Fergie as halftime entertainment. And now, to top it all off, the...

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