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Viewpoint

by John Corvino Prohibit polygamy, and the would-be polygamist has to settle for one spouse. Prohibit homosexuality, and the homosexual gets no spouse at all. Big difference. Earlier this month the Massachusetts Supreme Court heard [...]

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Viewpoint

By Mike Neubecker Today I went to pay my respects to Nikki (Anthony Lionell Nicholas) who was murdered by at least one unknown assailant in late February. Nikki, who was born a male to his [...]

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Parting Glances:

Sunlight takes eight minutes to travel 93 million miles from its source to our troubled shores. Given the times we live in, I sometimes wonder if it's worth the trip. (I suffer from Seasonal Affective [...]

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Editorial

At a time when infection rates are dropping overall, the recent increase in syphilis cases among men who have sex with men has state health officials and prevention experts rightly concerned. The inevitable conclusion that [...]

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Art & Around

Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival announces 2003 highlights SOUTHFIELD - The exceptional and intimate dialogue among artists and audience that began ten years ago will continue with the presentation of more than twenty concerts between [...]

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A Cho of force

Margaret Cho is the Energizer bunny of comediennes. She just keeps going and going and going. Or, actually, maybe she's the Timex of comediennes. She takes a licking and keeps on ticking? All analogies aside, [...]

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Concert Connections

Ted Alexandro's will be at Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle in Royal Oak March 20-22, call 248-542-9900 for more information. Cursive performs live at the Majestic Theatre in Detroit on March 21 at 9 p.m. Tickets [...]

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Curtain Calls

{HEADER American classic hits and misses despite terrific performances It's an opera} Although George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" has long been recognized as an American Masterpiece, the fact that it's also an opera seems to [...]

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Curtain Calls XTRA

Detroit Rep attends annual arts management symposium DETROIT - The Detroit Repertory Theatre was one of 17 theatres nationwide invited to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to participate March 14 - 16 in [...]

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Theater Events: March 20 – 29

Opening this period: Burn the Floor Championship dance couples from fifteen different countries present a culture clash between the elegant sophistication of ballroom dancing and sweaty sensuality of rock 'n' roll. Presented at the Fabulous [...]

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Stagecrafters goes Wilde

By BTL Staff ROYAL OAK - "The Importance of Being Earnest" (1895), Irish-born Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) crafted his final and most lasting play - by all accounts, a masterpiece of modern comedy. A century later, [...]

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Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Richard Gere's up for prison Golden Globe-winner Richard Gere was conspicuously absent from this year's list of Oscar nominees for his role as slick lawyer Billy Flynn in "Chicago." But now [...]

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Nite Out

Thursday Affinity at Large the new gay club on the West Side. Entertainment and doors open at 9 p.m., 1403 S. Commerce Road. Friction with Tom Newman at The Works Latino Night comes to the [...]

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Now Playing

Just Out Laurel Canyon Uptight Harvard med-school grad Sam (Christian Bale) brings his equally uptight girlfriend, Alex (Kate Beckinsale), home to Los Angeles during his summer internship, where they think they'll have his unconventional mom [...]

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Local news briefs

Barnes and Noble welcomes authors, book groups WEST BLOOMFIELD - On Thursday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m., Lives & Times: The Biography Book Group will feature Nigel Nicolson, the son of Virginia Woolf's sometime lover, [...]

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‘Gay Shame’ comes to U-M

ANN ARBOR - Does an emphasis on "gay pride" suppress important aspects of lesbian and gay male identity? An international conference entitled, "Gay Shame" will address that question from March 27-29 at the University of [...]

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Capital Letters

By Hastings Wyman The U.S. Senate is engaged in what has become a recurring battle over confirmation of White House judicial nominations. The latest to occupy the hot seat is Miguel Estrada, a bright, accomplished [...]

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Syphilis 101

What is syphilis? Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. How is the disease spread? Syphilis is spread in only one of two ways: through sexual activity, or [...]

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