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Art & Around

Gayle and Page brighten the holidays at Macomb Center CLINTON TWP - Celebrate the holidays at The Macomb Center for the Performing Arts with two of the country's most beloved songstresses. First of the holiday [...]

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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: Affirmations is home to nearly 150 groups every month! That's a lot of people [...]

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Curtain Calls

No group escapes unscathed in Mel Brooks' spectacular musical comedy Ah, that Mel Brooks! Who else in this politically correct world would conceive a show - a musical yet! - with sieg-heiling pigeons, a booty-shaking [...]

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Curtain Calls XTRA

By John Quinn Plowshares makes a joyful noise in holiday premiere My favorite story about Christmas music concerns 18-year-old Isaac Watts. In 1692 he went to his father, an Anglican deacon, and complained about the [...]

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Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Readers: Thank you to all of you that wrote in to give resource information to the deaf writer who wanted to find a therapist. I sent it all on to him, along [...]

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Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente 'Cowpoke' takes on new meaning It looks like Ang Lee will be revisiting his "Wedding Banquet" days. The acclaimed director, whose last brush with anything resembling homoeroticism involved keeping Eric Bana [...]

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This past Saturday members of the community did a "mitzvah," a blessing, by honoring the work of Stephen D. Pollock whom we write about in this edition (p. 8.) While faced with a difficult health [...]

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GOTCHA at the BodyZone

Photos by Danielle Clean towels and warm smiles greeted me as I visited the BodyZone to celebrate their forth anniversary. A buffet with a carved ice sculpture as the centerpiece brought out many of the [...]

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GOTCHA at Club Gold Coast

Photos by Danielle Club Gold Coast with a new cafe and handsome men to thrill you, is a great place to visit on the weekends. Don't miss the showers though.

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GOTCHA at the Red Party

Photos by Matthew Barton Red was the color of the night at the Works as part of the aptly named Red Party presented by the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation. Boys and girls from all over [...]

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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 [...]

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Now Playing

Just Out Bad Santa Director Terry Zwigoff delivers a cinematic lump of coal with this lame Yuletide satire. Foul-mouthed, drunken safecracker Willie (Billy Bob Thornton) and diminutive partner Marcus (Tony Cox) pose as a department-store [...]

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Q Scopes for men

By Jill Dearman Press the flesh, Taurus! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): The Sun and Pluto are conjunct in your house of travel this week, so take a little time to get out of [...]

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Q Scopes for women

By Jill Dearman Press the flesh, Taurus! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Mercury, the planet of communication, will be traveling with Venus, planet of love and art, across the powerful top of your chart. [...]

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Theater Events for the period Dec. 11 – 20

Professional Theater: A Christmas Carol Meadow Brook's management may have changed, but their annual holiday classic hasn't! Presented Wednesday through Sunday at Meadow Brook Theatre, Rochester, through Dec. 21. Tickets: $28 - $38. 248-377-3300. [...]

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Art by Alexander in Cultural Center

By BTL Staff Art pieces by community artist and BTL columnist Charles Alexander are currently featured in two separate art exhibits in Detroit's Cultural Center. His "Avatars," a mixed media work, took a third place [...]

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Ann Arbor: holiday style

Compiled by BTL Staff Going to be in Ann Arbor this holiday season? Ann Arbor offers a wide variety of activities and events for young and old and for a variety of budgets. Looking for [...]

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HAVEN CEO leaving

Hedy Nuriel, President and CEO of HAVEN, Oakland County's center for the prevention and treatment of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse, is leaving. Nuriel was hired in 1992 and lead the agency for [...]

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Dean for America opens third Michigan office

Dean for America, Governor Howard Dean's Presidential campaign organization, has expanded its Michigan operation. With the grand opening of its Lansing office, there are now three branch offices of Dean for America in Michigan, staffed [...]

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Adopt a family or senior for the holidays

Oakland Livingston Human Services Agency (OLHSA) is holding its annual Adopt-A-Family or Senior for Christmas. The objective of this project is to provide food or gifts to low-income families or seniors, living in Oakland or [...]

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Transgender veterans march to the wall

The Transgender American Veterans Association (TAVA) will march to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, on Saturday, May 1, 2004. Organizers hope to draw a significant group of supporters from the Transgender community to [...]

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Empatheatre cancels remainder of season

ANN ARBOR - The Ann Arbor-based improvisational theater company, Empatheatre, announced last week that it was immediately suspending operations for the remainder of its 2003-04 season. The troupe, which was scheduled to perform Dec. 12 [...]

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Marriage jitters

By Leslie Robinson It has happened. Gay marriage is now almost legal in one state. The threshold has been crossed--and soon, in Boston, Peter will be carrying Bruce over that very threshold, provided Bruce drops [...]

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Bretton Barber – a rebuttal

Dear BTL, While I appreciate Bretton Barber's thought provoking viewpoint article in the Dec. 4 BTL and agree with him on curfew laws, I do not agree with him on the rest of his column. [...]

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Wake up call from Syphilis

Dear BTL, Thank you for Don Calamia's article on Syphilis in the last issue. It shows what a community can accomplish when it works together. The decrease in Syphilis cases you cited, and this continuing [...]

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National Newbriefs

Politics Republicans file suit over special election BOSTON - The state Republican Party filed suit in the state's highest court seeking to change the date of a state Senate special election that was scheduled for [...]

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