Tag: Leslie Jordan

REVIEW: Leslie Jordan’s “Fruit Fly”

While hysterically funny in ways that print cannot do justice, Fruit Fly is, first and foremost, a performance: In the course of 90 minutes (it was only suppose to be about 70, but he was on a roll), Jordan spoke not only in his own voice but that of his still-living mother, a hard-drinking Southern lady, an antique drag queen, an obese speakeasy

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Leslie Jordan finally gives me credit — sort of

Back in September of 2006, I had a pre-arranged interview with him on the Monday between two big events: On the previous Saturday, he would be attending the “technical” Emmy Awards — what Kathy Griffin so derisively calls “The Schmemmys” — as a nominee best guest actor in a comedy series for Will & Grace; the following Sunday would be the actual broadcast primetime ceremony

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Best Bets • 12.30.11

Saturday 12.31 Black and white all over Harry Hunsacker is back to crack the case for  New Year’s Eve in The Frequency of Death!  But it could be trouble for Hunsacker as the villainous Dr. Big has revenge in sight for the...

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Legacy adds walk-in counseling for holidays

Legacy Counseling Center Executive Director Melissa Grove says the agency will offer walk-in counseling for the holidays. “The holidays can be stressful for a lot of gay people,” Grove said. “They might not get...

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Take 2

CASTING A WIDE NET | Paris, Texas’ Ash Christian scored a stellar comedic cast for his low-budget, North Texas-shot indie film that includes John Waters, Jennifer Coolidge, Leslie Jordan and Heather Matarazzo. Gay Texas...

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Get an amen with Leslie Jordan’s Church Revival

Getting to the church on time Church revivals might conjure up suppressed memories, but we think that won’t be a problem here. WIth Leslie Jordan’s Church Revival, the Emmy-winning actor makes church time funtime with his...

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Best Bets • 12.24.10

Friday 12.24 ‘Twas the night before Christmas You aren’t short for candlelight and Christmas Eve services. These places of worship are LGBT-friendly and offer a spiritual way to start your celebration. DEETS: Cathedral of Hope,...

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Legacy holds 2 fundraising events in December

Leslie Jordan On Sunday, Dec. 12, the annual Christmas Stocking Auction benefiting Legacy Counseling Center takes place at the Round-Up Saloon. Executive Director Melissa Grove said there are always great prices for a variety of...

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Leslie Jordan cancels Aspen Gay Ski Week gig

Leslie Jordan has had to back out of his appearance at Aspen Gay Ski Week, says producer Paul J. Williams, due to a conflict with another obligation. Instead, Williams has made this a “best of” year, with returning...

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Queering up the slopes

A new gay ski event joins winter wonderlands already catering to gay sportsmen (and chill partiers) ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com SHOOT THE BUTTE | Crested Butte, Colo., is home to two gay winter...

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Another reason to go to Aspen: Leslie Jordan

Last week, I mentioned that time was running out to get some early-bird deals for Aspen Gay Ski Week, the Who’s-your-granddaddy of gay ski events. Scheduled entertainment included Dallas’ own Paul J. Williams, who...

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