Tag: Dallas Symphony Orchestra

DSO Community Concert at Paul Quinn

Symphonic spree Hard to believe the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Community Concerts Series has been going on for more than 20 years. But who can resist a free concert of any kind? The DSO heads south tonight for their performance...

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Top 10: Celebrations saw major changes

No. 7 Change was the name of the game when it came to the traditional LGBT celebrations this year, from Easter in the Park in April to the 30th anniversary Tarrant County Gay Pride Week celebrations in October. In mid-March news...

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Quiet Legend

Iconic crooner Johnny Mathis still has insecurities about music   MATHIS EASY | For years, Mathis refrained from talking about his being gay, calling it a ‘generational thing.’ Now he laughs that, as a septuagenarian, there...

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Plans finalized for Easter in Lee Park

IN YOUR EASTER BONNET | Outrageous bonnets are as much a part of Easter in Lee Park as the annual Pooch Parade. And bonnets and pooches both will likely be in abundance this Sunday for the annual celebration. Funding comes...

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Easter in the Park back on; so is Creek Craze

EASTER PARADE | The pooch parade, a picnic and a concert by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in Lee Park are an Oak Lawn tradition. After Easter in the Park was dismantled, the Lee Park Conservancy and Cedar Springs Merchants put...

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Finding George

WITHOUT BATON AN EYE | Film composer George Fenton is best known for his Oscar-nominated work on ‘Gandhi.’ He joins to DSO this weekend. Oscar-nominated composer George Fenton gets Dallas ready for the ‘Gay Super Bowl’ RICH...

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SHOW VS. SHOW • Mother & child reunion

On the same weekend, Dallas gets Liza Minnelli at the DSO and Debbie Gravitte in a Judy Garland  tribute Call it serendipity, but when Liza Minnelli stops by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra the same weekend as Irving Arts Center’s...

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Best Bets • 08.27.10

Saturday 08.28 We’d go for the food and the beef This has caused quite a dilemma. If we were going to Visions: The Women’s Expo this weekend, we’d want to nosh on Fort Worth chef Scott Jones’ culinary demonstrations, but there...

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Applause • Rainbow connection

Jose Reyes, chair of the DSO’s gala,makes a musical outreach to the gay community As chair of the DSO’s gala after party, Jose Reyes sees this as the perfect opportunity to reach out to the gay community. When the Dallas...

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Applause • That’s so gay

Queer connections infiltrate lots of the upcoming season of arts Tony Award-winning gay baritone Paulo Szot, above, is a coup for the Dallas Opera; Pink Martini, below, gets the Meyerson jumping as the Dallas Symphony...

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Kathy Griffin comes to Dallas in January

This just in. I heard our favorite D-lister, Kathy Griffin, is coming to the Meyerson January 2 and 3. Thankfully, I confirmed it on the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Facebook. Whew! Tickets go on sale Friday at 9...

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