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REVIEW: “True Blood” — flirting with the shark

True Blood has always flirted with jumping the shark. How couldn’t it? A campy Southern Gothic horror comedy about redneck Louisiana vampires? Why, the summary alone sounds ludicrous, even if you’re a fan.

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‘Five Women’ today at Contemporary Theatre of Dallas

No catfights over these outfits Being a bridesmaid is a thankless job, as the ladies know in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. The Alan Ball (American Beauty, True Blood) play shows irreverence toward the custom as the ladies hide … Continue reading

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Love gone wrong

Relationships are screwed up in ‘Dying City,’ ‘5 Women,’ ‘Cyrano’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com All of the female characters in Alan Ball’s comedy Five Women Wearing the Same Dress fit cozily into “types:” Cynical young rebel Meredith … Continue reading

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Best bets • 06.17.11

Friday 06.17 No catfights over these outfits Being a bridesmaid is a thankless job, as the ladies know in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. The Alan Ball (American Beauty, True Blood) play shows irreverence toward the custom as the … Continue reading

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News flash: Gays more humane than straights

The Humane Society of the United States presents the Genesis Awards, similar to the GLAAD Media Awards, to recognize outstanding presentations of the humane treatment of animals. And it’s no surprise — at least not to me and the gay … Continue reading

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