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BREAKING: Dallas museums announce reopening plans, starting this week

Six institutions in the Dallas Arts District and downtown jointly announce today their plans to reopen and welcome visitors again, after being closed since mid-March. The Dallas Museum of Art and the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum will open to the public on Friday. The Nasher Sculpture Center will follow suit, opening on Aug. 20. Three other museums will reopen starting next month: the Crow Museum of Asian Art will reopen on Sept. 18; the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza will open...

Aid for Beirut: Where and how to donate to help the city devastated by the Aug. 4 explosion

The latest information, as of Friday, Aug. 7, indicates that the Aug. 4 explosion at a warehouse at the Beirut port killed at least 150 people, injured thousands more and “caused destruction across half the city,” according to a report by NPR. And despite initial fears and rumors that the blast was some sort of terrorist attacks, all indications at this point are that it was an accident, “possibly the outcome of neglect on a massive scale,” NPR adds. The blast happened when an accidental fire...

BREAKING: Dallas museums announce reopening plans, starting this week

Six institutions in the Dallas Arts District and downtown jointly announce today their plans to reopen and welcome visitors again, after being closed since mid-March. The Dallas Museum of Art and the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum will open to the public on Friday. The Nasher Sculpture Center will follow suit, opening on Aug. 20. Three other museums will reopen starting next month: the Crow Museum of Asian Art will reopen on Sept. 18; the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza will open...

Birthday wishes

Last week was my birthday, and I turned 70. In “gay years,” that is about the age of Methuselah. But rather than pout about my advancing age, I thought I would make a birthday wish. And with 70 candles on my cake I figure, I get a really good one — or maybe 70 good ones! So here goes. I want my pre-COVID life back in general. I wish to be able to travel again — on airplanes or trains, with or without wearing a mask and without having to put up with those who refuse to wear one complaining...

 

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Marriage in the time of COVID

Some are opting for small weddings; others are waiting until it’s over DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Terry Walker married Santos Casiano in a ceremony at Reverchon Park on July 18, despite the pandemic. Although Walker describes himself as “spiritual” and his husband as Buddhist, the Rev. Tim Shaefer of Royal Land Baptist Church officiated. About 12 people, including their photographer and videographer, attended. The couple met in 2001 when they were both...

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Maines-plaining

Natalie Maines, left, isn’t known for keeping her mouth shut, as she proves once again in her wide-ranging interview on behalf of former Dallas bar band The Chicks. Natalie said Ha: The Chicks frontwoman on the queer creators behind the new comeback album, the name change and their kinship with the LGBTQ community Sitting somewhere with an abstract-art background obscuring her precise location, The Chicks frontwoman Natalie Maines — the group recently dropped the Dixie — erupts into an...