Inside Priscilla with Bryan West

Stage actor Bryan West takes his first leading role in a major musical as Adam/Felicia in Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical. The Tony Award-winning musical tracks the cross-outback adventure of a trio of Aussies seeking love and acceptance -- in drag. West's flamboyant, over-the-top performance is garnering him critical acclaim. We chatted with him as the show prepares to make its way to Houston September 29 to kick off the 2013/14 season of Theatre Under the Stars. Did you always want…

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JR's and South Beach Show Strong Sales, Not Closing

Rumors are swirling around Houston's LGBT community of the pending demise of the city's largest collection of gay bars. But the company says the rumors are nothing more than that and reiterates the bars aren't going anywhere. Charles Armstrong Investments -- owner of JR's, South Beach, Montrose Mining Co. and Meteor -- has not sold the bars, nor is there any plan to, says CAI's operations manager Jose Apodaca. "These rumors surface no less than every two years since [Charles Armstrong] came…

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