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Black Tie Dinner

The Countdown Begins Tonight

Don’t look so surprised. You’ve had plenty of notice, yet if you’re like us it still seems like fake news when we hear that tonight marks 30 days until Black Tie Dinner weekend. But it’s 100% true. In one month Dallas transforms into the LGBT fundraising center of the universe. And whether you’re attending the 38th annual celebration or not, […]

Home Sweet Black Tie Weekend Home

Don’t be tardy to the party. In fact, ensure that you will be on time by showing up a full day in advance! Black Tie Dinner Weekend will be here before you know it (November 1 to 3 to be more specific). And rather than worry about rushing around to get ready, grab an Uber or Lyft and get all […]

Billy Porter Announced as Featured Speaker at Dallas Black Tie Dinner

Black Tie Dinner announced this morning that the incomparable Billy Porter will be a featured guest at this year’s 38th gala! If you’ve watched any celebrity red carpet over the past year, you’ll instantly recognize the Tony-award winning actor, singer and performer who’s fabulously defied gender norms with his stunning looks. ‘Please join us in welcoming Billy Porter, who has shown […]

Brunch Of The Week: Dustin Off Your Saturday

Time to start thinking about next weekend’s brunch plans! That’s because Black Tie Dinner will be welcoming Academy Award-winning gay screenwriter Dustin Lance Black to Dallas for a really fun brunch. In addition to his statuette-worthy writing, Black is also a big-time director, producer, activist—and now author with the release of his new memoir, Mama’s Boy. Get tickets for the […]

Black Tie Dinner Unveils 2019 Theme & Beneficiaries

Black Tie Dinner, the nation’s largest LGBTQ fundraising dinner of its kind, has officially unveiled its theme for the 38th annual event: Be! “We chose this year’s theme for a few reasons,” said Jeremy Hawpe, 2019 Black Tie Dinner Co-Chair. “One, it’s an acknowledgment that for members of our community, sometimes just ‘being’ yourself is an act of bravery and […]

Time To Kick Off!

Football’s dumb. But darn if that’s not the first thing we think of when we hear “kick off.” Luckily, the only kick off on our radar this week is the preview party for Black Tie Dinner 2019. At the festive event, you’ll get all the details on this year’s big event, theme, and list of beneficiaries while slurping down complimentary […]

Leave Your Tie In The Box

If you’re going to Black Tie Dinner this year, we know you’re deep into last-minute getting-gussied-up preparation for this major social event. But this Friday, you can leave the suit and tie (or gown) at home. Kick off Black Tie Dinner Weekend at the annual, casual B4Black Preview Party where you can get a sneak peek of the silent auction—or get […]

When Bomer Met Beto (In A Ballroom)

Get ye to the dry cleaners, Black Tie Dinner sets the first dinner roll on the table in less than two weeks. Individual tickets can still be purchased ($400 or $1,000 VIP) for one of the biggest, fanciest, star-studdiest social events of the year for LGBT Dallas and our allies. Hunky gay actor Matt Bomer joins the already announced roster […]

Bros & Brows

For far too long, women have had all the fun getting pampered before big events. But some of us guys want a little glam in our lives, too. Well, Blushington in Highland Park is here to make that a reality with their new Male Grooming 3-Step Treatment to get your face ready for its closeup. The service takes less than 20 […]

Take A Peek, You Sneak

Hard to believe, but in just 85 days the 36th Annual Black Tie Dinner will be upon us. And we haven’t even started crocheting our tuxedo. But at least we’ll know what we’re working toward when we attend BTD: Sneak Peek 2017. Enjoy open-bar Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktails and desserts among spectacular views of Dallas. It all takes place at Renaissance Dallas […]