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Canasta for a good cause, this Sunday at Tony’s Corner Pocket

The American novelist Mary McCarthy once quipped that Canasta has the advantage of “doing away with the bother of talk after dinner.” But the classic Uruguayan card came popular among the aged and experiencing a rebirth among hipsters has much … Continue reading

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Celebration of Love Gala raises funds for Lesbian Health Initiative

The Lesbian Health Initiative of Houston is celebrating Valentine’s Day a little early with their Celebration of Love Gala Saturday, Feb. 11. at the Double Tree Hotel downtown (400 Dallas Street). The 10th annual gala is the 20-year-old organization’s major … Continue reading

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LISTEN: Of Montreal’s “Dour Percentage”

Following up their music counterparts Scissor Sisters, Of Montreal drops a peek of its new album Paralytic Streaks which is slated for an early February release. Pitchfork posted the preview song “Dour Percentage” and linked to an interview with singer … Continue reading

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The Jackie Hall Experience for Christmas Eve at Sue Ellen’s

Are you experienced? After witnessing Jackie Hall’s performance at Twist Dallas earlier this year, we couldn’t wait till she got her voice down to the gayborhood. And that happens tonight. The Jackie Hall Experience welcomes in Christmas tonight with a … Continue reading

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“Head Figure Head” more about journalism than about Gov. Rick Perry’s sex life

Head Figure Head, the new e-book from Glen Maxey, details the author’s arduous and frustrating six-month effort to investigate rumors of Gov. Rick Perry’s gay sex life. Maxey served as executive director of the Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas (now … Continue reading

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Updated election results

With 239 of 769 precincts reporting: District A Helena Brown: 57% Brenda Stardig: 43% District B Alvin Byrd: 51% Jerry Davis: 49% Place 2: Kristi Thibaut 48% Andrew Burks 52% Place 5 Jack Christie  52% Jo Jones  48% Most of … Continue reading

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City Council early voting results in

The early voting results from today’s election are in: District A Helena Brown: 56% Brenda Stardig: 44% District B Alvin Byrd: 52% Jerry Davis: 48% Place 2: Kristi Thibaut 64% Andrew Burks 36% Place 5 Jack Christie  52% Jo Jones  … Continue reading

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Early voting in runoff election off to slow start

For those who missed it, there is an election happening in Houston right now. Four City Council races wound up in run-offs after the November 8 municipal elections and Houstonians have until December 10 to decide the fate of these … Continue reading

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SMU marks World AIDS Day with film screening

Dec. 1 isn’t just World AIDS Day — it’s also the 22nd annual Day With(out) Art, a movement launched in 1989 by the group Visual AIDS to mark the effect of the AIDS crisis on the arts community. In observance … Continue reading

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We Were Here, AIDS documentary at 14 Pews

We Were Here, the award winning documentary of the early days of the AIDS crisis, premiers at 14 Pews theater (800 Aurora) Saturday, November 20, at 4:30 pm. The film, from director David Weissman, will be proceeded by a panel … Continue reading

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