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Raphael Parry, executive and artistic director of Shakespeare Dallas

Romeo & Juliet

By Drew Jackson | Oct 2
Shakespeare Dallas, combined with the AT&T Performing Center presents "Romeo & Juliet" as part of the complete works of William Shakespeare.

Varla Jean Merman @ Feinstein's at the Nikko

On the Tab :: Oct. 2 - 9

By Jim Provenzano | Oct 2
Get ready for pumpkin spice everything! Events here and there have sprouted up, in particular several gorgeous female singers on their way up the show biz beanstalk.

Bob Brader

Spitting in the Face of the Devil

By Andy Smith | Oct 2
Bob Brader's one-man show deals with a working-class Pennsylvania childhood, with a father that he discovers is not only abusive, but a pedophile.

Life is Beautiful Festival Returns to Las Vegas

By EDGE | Oct 2
Once again converting a sprawling city landscape into festival grounds, Life is Beautiful reveals the 15 city blocks it will secure and incorporate into its music, food, art and learning event on October 24-26, 2014 in Downtown Las Vegas.

Man With Ebola Virus Flew Roundabout Trip to U.S.

By David Koenig, Scott Mayerowitz | Oct 2
The first reported case of Ebola in the United States is spooking airline investors and raising the prospect that some frightened travelers might stay home despite repeated reassurances from public-health experts.

No Action From High Court on Gay Marriage

Oct 2
The Supreme Court has taken no action on appeals asking it to take up the issue of same-sex marriage.

Children arriving home from school walk past the main entrance to The Ivy Apartments complex.

Officials: About 80 Being Monitored for Ebola

By David Warren | Oct 2
Health officials in Texas say about 80 people are being monitored for symptoms of Ebola, those who came in contact with the infected man and their contacts.

Bruce Vilanch

Bruce Vilanch: No-Iron Irony

By Bobby McGuire | Oct 2
A former child model for plus-size clothier Lane Bryant's "charming chub" division, gay comedy writer Bruce Vilanch is perhaps the preeminent expert on one of the quickest-growing fashion trends.

Chicago's Silver Fork Gets LGBT'ers Cooking

By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 2
There's a new wave of culinary talent breaking into the Chicago restaurant scene. But instead of the usual streams flowing in from the Windy City's Le Cordon Bleu, the latest star chefs owe their success to the Center on Halsted.

A mural by graffiti artist Bansky.

Oops! UK Council Destroys Banksy Immigration Mural

By Danica Kirka | Oct 2
Authorities in southern England were embarrassed but defensive Thursday after telling workers to destroy a mural they later realized was created by the internationally famous graffiti artist Banksy.