Chicago Samba

By | 2018-05-24T14:02:05+00:00 June 9th, 2018|

Chicago Samba, led by Mo Marchini, brings its authentic sound and dance mixed with the flavor of Carnaval to The Cube for a taste of tropical Brazil not to be missed!

Appear in Lapeer

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

There's a great bumper sticker we seem to live by here in the BTL office: "If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention" (rarely does this bumper sticker share the same vehicle with "Sportsmen for [...]

Just say mastectomy?

By | 2018-01-16T08:12:36+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

By Michele Forsten In October 1987, when Nancy Reagan decided to have a mastectomy instead of a breast conserving lumpectomy, I remember thinking, "once a reactionary, always a reactionary." Even back then it was clear [...]

Art & Around

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

A2SO homecoming concert highlights Arthur Greene and orchestra musicians ANN ARBOR - "In our diamond 75th Anniversary season, we're showcasing an outstanding feature of the Ann Arbor area community in each of our concerts," said [...]

Concert Connections

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

This week Sounds of Passion Benefit Concert featuring Russill Paul wsg Rhonda Hanson, Jennifer Ayers-Gould and Shyarn Kane at the Ark in Ann Arbor on October 3. Josh Ritter and Erin McKeown will be at [...]

Curtain Calls

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Theater profile: The African Renaissance Theater Detroit's rebirth includes new award-winning theater company When Oliver Pookrum talks about Detroit's renaissance, he gets excited. But unlike many who simply sit back and watch the rebirth from [...]

Curtain Calls XTRA

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

By John Quinn Review: 'Our Town' 'Our Town' shines in Lansing WHY "OUR TOWN"? Surely Thornton Wilder's calling card has been done to death by every high school drama club and community theater in America. [...]

Interview with Larry Kramer

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

"We, as human beings, have responsibilities just being alive to look after each other and ourselves and to right wrongs, and when people are apathetic it makes me very angry. And especially when they're your [...]

Wilde Awards contest winners announced

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

By BTL Staff As announced in previous editions of Curtain Calls, readers who submitted a ballot for the 2003 Wilde Awards were eligible to win special prizes donated by many of the area's professional theaters [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

By Romeo San Vicente Jen vs. Jane Ben Affleck may have said "Enough" to Jennifer Lopez, but Hollywood hasn't. "Legally Blonde"'s gay director, Robert Luketic, will helm J. Lo's new project, "Monster-In-Law," for New Line. [...]

GOTCHA at Adam’s Apple

By | 2018-01-16T01:02:54+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Photos by Danielle. I stopped in the Adams Apple for a cold beverage and some conversation to lift my spirits for the week ahead. I found some old friends and made some new ones, while [...]

GOTCHA at Menjo’s

By | 2018-01-16T17:16:50+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

A new experience began Friday at Menjos with the Red party. With DJ Tommy Scrapp spinning great music and live entertainment, Fridays look like the beginning of a great adventure. Photos by Danielle.

Nite Out

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Thursday Friction with Tom Newman at The Works. Rumors Nightclub hosts College night with DJ Gemini in Grand Rapids. Latino Night comes to the R&R Saloon with $1 cover. Get Thirsty with X-Cel at Thirsty [...]

Now Playing

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Just Out Anything Else Woody Allen has cast Jason Biggs in the neurotic-in-love role he used to write for himself in this tepid comedy. Biggs is Jerry, a Manhattan joke writer trapped in toxic relationships [...]

Community Clipboard

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center 195 West Nine Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220 Phone: (248) 398-7105 Fax: (248)541-1943 Email: info@GoAffirmations.org Web: www.GoAffirmations.org NEWS AT THE CENTER Friday, October 3 Art Gallery Opening Reception October features [...]

Dear Jody

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

By Jody Valley Readers respond I love getting responses to letters that appear in this column. Your ideas and experiences are so helpful, as we look at and discuss our lives. Here are some responses [...]

Historically Black, Historically Gay

By | 2018-01-22T19:07:40+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

By Brent Dorian Carpenter Alberta Hunter-Timeless Blues Singer Alberta Hunter was born April 1, 1895 in Memphis and was raised by her mother. She always dreamed of being a blues singer and ran away from [...]

Pet of the Week Romeo

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Romeo is a one-year-old Domestic Shorthair male who was found wondering the streets looking for a new home. He has a spotted coat and weighs a little over seven pounds. With his sweet and loving [...]

Q Scopes for men

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

By Jill Dearman Be a trailblazer, Libra! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): You may have to pick your battles on Oct. 2 when the Sun squares the moon and puts you in the middle [...]

Q Scopes for women

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

By Jill Dearman Be a trailblazer, Libra! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Everyone thinks you're hot right now, honey, and everyone is right! You are putting out some fierce and wicked mojo. No need [...]

Time for some Magic

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

DETROIT - Eleven years after testing positive for HIV/AIDS, Earvin Magic Johnson will be speaking at the Hartford Memorial Baptist Church on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Johnson will be attending the health fair between 3 p.m.-5 [...]

Teens charged in beating death

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

DETROIT - Two Detroit teens were charged with arson and the beating death of Bertha Atkins, 64. The girls will be tried as adults. Larketa Collier, 16, and Sharon Patterson, 17, allegedly beat Atkins to [...]

Capitol closets run deep

By | 2018-01-15T17:13:44+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

By Matthew J. Levin We're all taught that in America, God bless her, anyone can become president. For gays, though, that aspiration is separated from us before we reach voting age. It seems that gays [...]

LGBT Latino town hall meeting and documentary

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

FERNDALE - A Latino LGBT Town Hall meeting and documentary screening, sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan's Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Project, La Comunidad, and the Human Rights Campaign is scheduled [...]

International News

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

By Rex Wockner Wedding upsets Russian church Russia's first gay wedding has upset religious officials. Denis Gogolev, 27, and Mikhail Morozov, 23, paid a Russian Orthodox priest $450 to marry them in the city of [...]

National News Briefs

By | 2002-03-10T09:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Politics: Offensive T-shirts sold at GOP convention WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry is accusing college Republicans of allowing the sale of racist and anti-gay T-shirts at a convention this summer. An email to [...]