Tag: Story

“Giant” today at the Wyly

Bigger is better Any true Texan has likely seen Giant, the movie. It’s a thing, here. But now the story gets the stage treatment with musical numbers by Michael John LaChiusa ad directed by three-time Tony nominee Michael...

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BACH for the holidays …. and beyond

I have been out of the office, on vacation, since Dec. 22, and when I got back to work today and started wading through the thousands of emails in my inbox, I found one from Hank Henley, asking if we could include some...

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Queer Bingo gets new home

The Houston GLBT Community Center’s First Saturday Queer Bingo moves into new digs for this month’s venture. The long running fundraiser starts its residency at Don Julio’s (322 Westheimer) Saturday, January 7,...

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Victory in HCC trans discrimination case (sort of)

As previously reported by our friends over at the Dallas Voice, in September a Houston Community College teacher, Donny Leveston, led an in-class conversation about “Taboo: Incest and Homoeroticism” in which transgender people...

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‘Spring Awakening’ tonight at WaterTower

Coming of age “This rock musical adaptation of an 1891 German play is set against the backdrop of a progressive and provincial late 19th century Germany.  Spring Awakening tells the timeless story of teenage self-discovery...

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Investigation clears gay Fort Worth teacher

Kristopher Franks set to return to work Friday after 4-day leave stemming from allegations of improper behavior Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH — Gay Western Hills High School teacher Kristopher...

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From screen to stage

Q Cinema veterans tackle live theater with the guerrilla-like QLive! CURTAIN UP! | Producing partners Todd Camp and Kyle Trentham have theater backgrounds, but QLive! is a departure from the movie-focused work their...

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Movie Monday: ‘Circumstance’ at the Angelika

Princess of Persia The lesbian romance Circumstance breaks many taboos, but for director Maryam Keshavarz, it was simply a story that had to be told. The Arab Spring has meant a significant liberalization in Middle Eastern...

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Applause: Stage pink

Queer highlights from the upcoming theater season RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer Anticipation should be strong for the upcoming theater season in general. Ambitious shows like Giant, The Tempest, West Side Story and Hairspray all...

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Deborah Vial and Jane Doe tonight at HOB

Homecoming queen This week’s cover story focuses on the reunion of Jane Doe, but let’s not forget that it’s a big night for Deborah Vial too. The singer returns to Dallas to host the CD release of Stages and Stones. It’s gonna...

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‘Hairspray’ at Casa Manana tonight

What ozone layer? Whether you’ve seen it onstage or at the movies (or both!), Hairspray is whole lot of delightful fun. Mixing social messages with drag characters is one thing, but to brighten it up with fun-loving tunes...

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Texas: A not-so-great state

As Perry eyes the presidency and Dewhurst makes a bid for the Senate, let’s look at the story the numbers really tell Phyllis Guest | Taking Note It seems that while David Dewhurst is running for the U.S. Senate, Rick Perry —...

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