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  • The Man You Date. Wait, I Mean Marry
    January 27, 2016
    By Tammy Shaklee, Founder of He's For Me Yes, gentlemen. There is often a difference. An important distinction. Not everything in life is black and white. In most things, there is some grey area. And I guess that could apply here too. But after interviewing eligible gay men for more than three years, I can tell you, there’s some wildly consistent beliefs and behaviors I feel important to point out to you. Online, anyone can “talk” to anyone, if you choose. If you never really plan to meet,
  • Rodeo Lineup Includes Chesney, Lambert, Pitbull and More
    January 13, 2016
    Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, Pitbull, Miranda Lambert and more will headline the 2016 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Rodeo officials announced the all-star lineup on January 11 featuring a mix of performers from country, pop and other musical genres. Rodeo kicks off March 1 with The Band Perry and wraps up three weeks later on March 20 with Keith Urban. Tickets will go on sale January 16. Click here to purchase. Tuesday, March 1 — First Responders Day, sponsored by BP America The Band
  • Bradley Allan Zarr Discusses Bullets Over Broadway
    December 21, 2015
    Bradley Allan Zarr got his big break fresh out of school at 19 when he was offered the role of Robert Martin in The Drowsy Chaperone . Since then, the North Carolina son of theater veterans has played in five different Broadway touring productions including Spamalot and Anything Goes . Later this month, Zarr returns to Houston's Hobby Center as Warner Purcell is Woody Allen and Susan Stroman's Bullets Over Broadway . The show, based on Allen's 1994 film by the same name, follows the machinations
  • You Never Know Who You’ll Meet
    December 18, 2015
    It's the Holiday Season. Parties, toasts, special programs, gatherings, and expectations to make it a memorable one. Especially in light of all going on in the world. We all seek togetherness. With friends, new and old, loved ones, family, and those chosen friends we consider our extended family. If you're still in search of your ideal mate, take advantage of these holiday soirees to say hello to someone new. Don't let the cliques discourage you. Someone else at that party may feel just as
  • Lights! Camera! Action! Houston Holiday Adventures
    December 4, 2015
    By Jenn Haight Houston offers every kind of holiday fun you could hope to find. Do want the glitter of beautiful lights? The excitement of a photo opportunity? Maybe you long to get your body moving to burn off some of your holiday indulgences? From the zoo to historic homes to running dressed as Santa, no doubt Houston has a holiday treat for everyone. Lights • Zoo Lights is an annual event held at the Houston Zoo. The zoo comes alive with over 2 million lights, train displays and a walk-in
  • Memorable New Year's Eve Celebrations in Houston
    December 4, 2015
    By Jenn Haight From a relaxing family-friendly evening to a raucous costume party, every type of New Year's celebration is available in Houston. Live out your spy fantasy, rock out, or watch the sky explode in fireworks - just be sure to plan ahead as most ticketed events will sell out. • Pride Houston hosts Lumiere Nouveau , a New Year's Eve Masquerade at The Ensemble Theatre in Midtown. The party kicks off at 8 pm and features an open bar with top shelf liquor and hors d'oeuvres. It
  • The Gender Book: Gender 101 for Everyone and Anyone
    November 24, 2015
    By Jenn Haight We no longer speak of the world as having two binary genders, male and female. Now individuals are finding ways both more full and succinct to define the nuances of their being. The question arises: What are the exact definitions of these new words? How big is the gender spectrum? How is cisgender different from gender fluid? What do you mean there is more than one meaning to the word transgender? How can I be a better ally? Houston residents Mel Reiff Hill and Jay Mays
  • Gay Actors with Houston Ties Stand Out in Hollywood
    November 24, 2015
    By Jenn Haight Houston has a rich and deep theater history. Part of what makes the theater in Houston a successful and ever-evolving entity is the multitude of theatrical education opportunities. Theater training is available as young as age four at Theatre Under the Stars , a nationally-known children's theater program. There are also myriad theater houses providing classes and stage experience such as Wildfish Theater and HITS Theater . These early training opportunities are often coupled
  • Phantom Actor Discusses All-New Production of Classic
    November 18, 2015
    Andrew Lloyd Webber’s timeless classic Phantom of the Opera has a whole new look in the production by producer Cameron Makintosh and director Laurence Connor currently touring the country. Phantom hits Houston this week and it’s more over-the-top than ever before, incorporating new cutting-edge technology and lighting design as well as new direction that makes the play darker and more tense. Of course the classic Webber score remains with classic songs like “All I ask of You” and “Masquerade.”
  • Glam, Gore, Renaissance Queens: Find Your Dream Look
    October 23, 2015
    By Jenn Haight Halloween shops pop up in empty strip malls and abandoned storefronts for a couple of months each year offering cheaply made run-of-the-mill costumes and decorations. But what're available at most of these stores are the same things you'd find in any drugstore or discount supercenters. So, if you're seeking something outside of the norm in theme and quality, a trip to one of the long-established, family-run costume shops in Houston is a must. Open year round, these facilities