Bookmarks

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Sharon Gittleman When Belle Epoque beauty Liane de Pougy made her confession to a priest just before her marriage to a Romanian prince in 1914, it took much less time than the average Parisian [...]

Bookmarks

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

Brothers and Others in Arms: The Making of Love and War in Israeli Combat Units, by Danny Kaplan. Harrington Park Press, 278 pages, $19.95 paper. Unlike several of this publisher's recent military-themed titles, which are [...]

Concert Connections

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

Dave Chappelle is Blackzilla will be at the Michigan Theatre on April 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the Michigan Union Ticket Office. Melissa Ferrick will be at The Ark on April [...]

Curtain Calls

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

Plowshares stages world premiere that explores violence and other social ills I felt bad last Friday evening for the cast of the Plowshares Theatre Company's production of "In Walks Mem'ry" at the Paul Robeson Theatre [...]

Curtain Calls XTRA

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

STRATFORD, Ontario - The Stratford Festival of Canada will explore the diverse and fascinating influence of classical Greek theatre in its 2003 season, Artistic Director Richard Monette announced recently. "These are wonderful, ancient tales told, [...]

Off the scale:

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ROYAL OAK/ANN ARBOR - Many people, as they grow older, may feel that their lives are not quite what they need - that their ability to express themselves and their true feelings are constrained by [...]

Person to person:

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Gregg Shapiro Using an ever-shifting split screen, extreme close-ups, and a very scary and threatening disembodied voice on the other end of a pay phone, director Joel Schumacher creates a taut and claustrophobic film, [...]

Theater Events: April 3 – 12

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South Pacific The Tony Award-winning musical about a young army nurse and an older French plantation owner who fall in love during World War II. Presented at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, Dearborn, [...]

Mommie Demented

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

Move over Christina Crawford. Stand back Bette Davis Hyman. There's a new, bewildered celebrity offspring on the block and her name is Varla Jean Merman. OK, so she's really not the daughter of Ethel Merman. [...]

CARE brews a fundraiser

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

ANN ARBOR - The University of Michigan Gay and Lesbian Alumni Society will present a beer-tasting evening to benefit the Coalition for Adoption Rights Equality on Wednesday, April 9 at the Arbor Brewing Company. C.A.R.E. [...]

JET hosts Mosaic Youth Theatre this weekend

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

The Jewish Ensemble Theatre Company's Guest Artist Series continues this weekend with the Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit's innovative production of "HeartBEAT." Loosely based on a play by Aristophanes, "HeartBEAT" intertwines the vibrant languages of [...]

The Pittmann-Puckett Art Gallery

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Judy received her Masters' Degree in fine art photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1983. Since then, she has taught fine-art photography at numerous colleges, including the University of Michigan. She has received two [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Romeo San Vicente Halle's role gives her paws Oscar winner Halle Berry is taking on the role of the hottest supervillain in tight black leather. No, she's not starring in "Leona Helmsley's Excellent S/M [...]

Nite Out

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

Thursday Friction with Tom Newman at The Works Latino Night comes to the R&R Saloon with $1 cover. Cadillac Squares Square Dancing and Bit T.W.A.T. Karaoke at Diamond Jim's Saloon. Spiral hosts the weekly party-not- [...]

Now Playing

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

Dreamcatcher In this adaptation of Stephen King's latest novel, four friends (Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Timothy Olyphant, and Damian Lewis) meet for their annual hunting trip. They share a psychic bond forged when, as children, [...]

Dear Jody

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

Here's a letter from a reader wanting to give advice to a writer in a past column who signed her letter, "Needing To Be Me": This is in response to "Needing To Be Me." She [...]

Historically Black, Historically Gay:

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Brent Dorian Carpenter Marlon Riggs was born February 3, 1957 in Ft. Worth, Texas. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard and received his Masters degree from the University of California-Berkeley, where he became [...]

Q Scopes for men

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Jill Dearman ARIES (March 21 to April 20): The Sun and Mercury transit your sign in early April and bring you wit and wisdom in spades. Try out some new lines on a Scorpio. [...]

Q Scopes for women

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By Jill Dearman ARIES (March 21 to April 20): April is a good time for you to start fresh on some projects, since the new moon in your sign, on the first of the month, [...]

Make your reservation now

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Leslie Robinson A student at the University of Wisconsin-Superior has made an intriguing suggestion regarding us gay folks. In a letter to the school newspaper, which she signed a "Proud Native American," Kathleen Espersen [...]

Coming out in a school:

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By Sharon Gittleman OAK PARK - Some people remember their school days with a blend of nostalgia and warmth. When Katie Werner thinks back to her middle school years, she recalls her straight classmates' vicious [...]

Local news briefs

By | 2018-01-16T11:49:33+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

ComedyFest comes our way DEARBORN - The 7th Annual Michigan Lesbian & Gay ComedyFest comes to Dearborn, Saturday, April 12, with shows at 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Last year both shows sold out, with [...]

Transitional home on its way

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By Kelly Peters DETROIT - After waiting for almost a year, Ruth Ellis Center has been approved for a $1 million federal grant to fund a transitional living residence for disowned lgbt teens. The grant, [...]

GAYS ON THE WAR

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Rex Wockner All news is war news now. Resistance is futile. I contacted numerous gay leaders, gay politicians and gay VIPs for their perspective. A few agreed to be quoted. Elizabeth Birch, executive director [...]

National news briefs

By | 2018-01-16T05:04:03+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

One step closer to legal marriage TRENTON, N.J. - Three motions by right-wing activists to become defendants in a historic lawsuit to achieve marriage equality for lesbian and gay couples were rejected Monday by the [...]

Art & Around

By | 2003-04-03T09:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2003|Uncategorized|

Ann Arbor Symphony Joins Temple Beth Emeth for "Stained Glass Series" ANN ARBOR - The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra will team with Cantor Annie Rose and the Temple Beth Emeth Adult Choir to present the [...]