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Allison Ponthier heads home for her first Dallas show

Homecoming queen Allison Ponthier heads home for her first Dallas show RICH LOPEZ | Staff writer rich@dallasvoice.com The last year has been quite the journey for Allison Ponthier. It was just last summer that the out singer and Dallas native  released her debut EP Faking My Own Death. Since then she’s gained the experience of rising star fame, live shows and collaborations. Based in New York City now, Ponthier’s on the verge of releasing her second EP, Shaking Hands with Elvis, and has...

Plan Your Week • May 20, 2022

Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at nash@dallasvoice.com or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at taffet@dallasvoice.com by Wednesday at 5 p.m. for that week’s issue. Plan Your Week The Gay Agenda is now color-coded: Red for community events; blue for arts and entertainment; purple for sports; green for nightlife and orange for civic events and holidays. • Biweekly: Hope Cottage Foster Parent Information Meeting Hope Cottage holds information...

Allison Ponthier heads home for her first Dallas show

Homecoming queen Allison Ponthier heads home for her first Dallas show RICH LOPEZ | Staff writer rich@dallasvoice.com The last year has been quite the journey for Allison Ponthier. It was just last summer that the out singer and Dallas native  released her debut EP Faking My Own Death. Since then she’s gained the experience of rising star fame, live shows and collaborations. Based in New York City now, Ponthier’s on the verge of releasing her second EP, Shaking Hands with Elvis, and has...

Instant replay

History will repeat itself if we don’t act now Ever feel like you are watching an instant replay? I don’t mean an instant replay in a “sportsball” game; I mean a replay of history. In April, I decided to commemorate Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) by reading a scholarly and exhaustive history of the Holocaust by Martin Gilbert. At the time I thought it would be a week or two of reading, but I was sorely mistaken. It is a very long work, extensively footnoted and painstakingly...

 

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Making history in D.C.

Press secretary hopes her rise helps kids ‘dream bigger’ DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Karine Jean-Pierre, the new White House press secretary, hopes she can inspire young people to “dream big and dream bigger” now that she has broken a barrier by becoming the first Black and gay woman to be chief spokesperson for the president of the United States. Jean-Pierre reflected Monday, May 16, on what it means to become one of the most visible members of President Joe Biden’s...

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Stage Notes: Kitchen Dog drops deets on New Works Festival; ATTPAC announces new CEO

Stage Notes is a weekly aggregate post about theater, classical music and stage news, events, reviews and other pertinent information. Kitchen Dog Theater to close season with New Works Festival In a press release this week, KDT announced details for this year’s New Works Festival which will close the theater’s 31st season. Now in its 24th year, KDT’s New Works Festival is an eclectic series that not only includes the anchor mainstage productions of High Five but also a...