Tag: dolly parton

Perry Twins post high energy Houston tribute

The Perry Twins, who performed at Station 4 in 2009, offer their tribute to the singer with this hour-long mix of deep cuts and big hits. It’s a welcome reprieve from the overuse of ballads used to remember her by, but also a reminder of her contribution to the dance floor. She was the Queen of the Night, remember?

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Starvoice • 01-13.12

By Jack Fertig CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY Dolly Parton turns 66 on Thursday. The Queen of Country Music is just as busy as ever. In 2011, she recorded her 41st studio album Better Day and subsequently hit the road in support of it. She...

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Dolly apologizes for shirt incident at theme park

Way back on July 20, we posted this story about a lesbian couple who were on their way into Dollywood’s Splash Country, the Tennessee theme park co-owned by country music legend — and gay rights supporter —  Dolly Parton,...

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Discrimination at Dollywood?

Now, I am and long have been a huge fan of Dolly Parton. Going to Dollywood would be almost a religious pilgrimage for me. My best friends says when he dies, he wants to be cremated and his ashes scattered over Dollywood. And...

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Dolly Parton tonight at Verizon

Better night What’s to be said about Dolly Parton that hasn’t already? She’s fabulous. She’s a drag icon. She’s friggin’ Dolly! On tour for her newest album Better Day, the superstar drops in...

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Blonde ambition

Dolly Parton keeps on truckin’ with a new album, a tour — and late-night trips to the Kroger in full Dolly drag Dolly Parton, the “Queen of Country Music,” reigns on our (gay) parade with her new album Better Day and her concert...

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Mama rising

A Southern mom becomes a PFLAG pimp in gay sitcom ‘You Should Meet My Son!’ ANTI MOM | A bigoted mom has a change of heart when she realizes her son is gay, and starts recruiting men for him (including a stripper, Steve Snyder,...

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That ’70s musical

WE WILL SURVIVE | Doralee (Diana DeGarmo), Violet (Dee Hoty) and Judy (Mamie Parris) take on the boss in ‘9 to 5: The Musical.’ Office politics and country music combine for ‘9 to 5,’ a Dolly’d-up women’s lib throwback ARNOLD...

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Put on your p-p-p-poker face for Lone Star Ride

OK, we know Lady Gaga’s new CD comes out today (we’ll have a review in Friday’s paper), but the poker face we’re thinking about this week is yours. Starting tomorrow, and continuing for four consecutive...

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Not just a ‘9 to 5’ job

Director Jeff Calhoun’s fabulous, unlikely journey from Dolly queen to professional Dolly collaborator ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Jeff Calhoun has been a Broadway baby for nearly 30 years,...

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