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Dazzling affair for the holidays

In 2009, local actors and singers came together as DFW Actors Give Back to release Holidazzle, a CD of holiday music all for the benefit of Jonathan’s Place, an organization that serves the needs of children suffering through...

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Best Bets • 10.07.11

Saturday 10.08 Pretty in pink Edna Jean Robinson steps out of the box and into the pink. She hosts Pinktober 2011 for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Between fundraising and premiering two new songs, Edna Jean should...

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Pride Performing Arts Fest wraps up

Uptown Players’ inaugural performing arts festival, timed to coincide with Dallas Pride, was a risky venture, if only in training theatergoers to seek out new plays mid-week and in repertory. But the experiment has paid off so...

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Best bets • 07.29.11

Friday 07.29 Lady looks like a dude What is poor Victoria thinking? Dressing up as a man who performs as a female entertainer? Clearly a struggling artist will do anything to get by. Uptown Players presents the musical...

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Out of step

Fitting in seems overrated in two musicals of substance ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com …………………….. ON THE BOARDS NEXT TO NORMAL at the Kalita Humphreys...

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2011 Readers Voice Awards: Health

<<<BACK TO CATEGORIES BEST GENERAL PRACTITIONER Jaime Vasquez, D.O. The Vasquez Clinic 2929 Welborn St. Open Monday–Friday at 9 a.m. 214-528-1083 VasquezClinic.com In today’s doc-in-a-box society, a visit to your local...

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Le mort d’artiste

There’s a lot of death and sex in the new permanent collection at GMF SHADOW PUPPETRY OF THE PENIS | Shine a light on a sculpture of penises and hands and they become silhouettes of the artists, right; Damien Hirst’s gruesome...

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’Tis the season

Christmastime gears up stage traditions PANTO-MOM | Ivan Jones, right, plays Governess Amplebottom in ‘Babes in the Wood,’ a fairy tale take on Robin Hood that’s suitable for kids but full of double entendres. (Photo by Mark...

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Best bets • 11.26.10

Saturday 11.28 Christmas trees get all fancified Artreach Dallas hosts the inaugural Bough Wow event to tie in with the lighting of Lee Park. Forget popcorn garland and plastic ornaments here. Artists and designers put their...

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Buggery nights

‘Closer to Heaven’ wallows in sex, drugs & rock; ‘33 Variations’ hits wrong note ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com BRINGING SEXY BACK | Morgana Shaw, center, leads a menagerie of freaks in Uptown...

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What has he done to deserve this?

Music director Adam Wright glams Uptown Players’ Pet Shop Boys musical RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com WEST END GAYS | ‘Closer to Heaven’ explores the dark world of gay ’80s London through the music of the Pet...

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Lee Park Fest: The Unsung Fun of Pride

“Thunder is good, thunder is impressive,” said Twain, “but it’s lightning that does all the work.” The same is true with Dallas Pride: Everyone talks about the parade, but it’s the festival in Lee Park, with food, concerts and...

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New and old

From creaky Victorian melodramas to well-worn musicals, something’s afoot ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com CRISPNESS, CAROL | Wendy Welch’s parody of Carol Channing is a spectacular highlight of...

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Uptown Players delivers ‘Forbidden Broadway’

Musical theater is getting snarky In Uptown Players’ Forbidden Broadway, Gerard Alessandrini has written a revue that pokes fun at our favorite musicals. We’d normally deem this sacrilege, if it didn’t sound so funny. Rent, Les...

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Gays on strike!

No ‘Regrets’ for Rudnick farce ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com REGRETS ONLY Kalita Humphreys Theater, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Through June 27. UptownPlayers.org The world inhabited by Hank Hadley and...

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