Chicago Samba

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!

By |2018-05-24T14:02:05-04:00June 10th, 2018|, |

Appear in Lapeer

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Just say mastectomy?

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:12:36-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Art & Around

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Concert Connections

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Curtain Calls

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Curtain Calls XTRA

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. [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Interview with Larry Kramer

"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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Wilde Awards contest winners announced

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Deep Inside Hollywood

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. [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

GOTCHA at Adam’s Apple

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:02:54-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

GOTCHA at Menjo’s

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.

By |2018-01-16T17:16:50-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Nite Out

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Now Playing

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Community Clipboard

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

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Dear Jody

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Historically Black, Historically Gay

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 [...]

By |2018-01-22T19:07:40-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Pet of the Week Romeo

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Q Scopes for men

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Q Scopes for women

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Time for some Magic

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Teens charged in beating death

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

Capitol closets run deep

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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T17:13:44-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

International News

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|

National News Briefs

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 [...]

By |2002-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2002|Uncategorized|