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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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Editorial: Coming of age

Communities, like individuals, experience a natural life cycle. The birth is exciting, full of promise. Early childhood is a time of rapid growth and change - just keeping up with what's going on is a [...]

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Viewpoint: Gag order

By Matt Lum Throughout my adolescence and college education, I considered myself lucky. Many of my friends were stuck in majors at the behest of their parents studying law rather than literature, or medicine instead [...]

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Art & Around

AA GPAA BALFOUR.jpg: The welded metal sculptures of Paul Maghielse are on display at the Grosse Pointe Artists Association. Photo courtesy of GPAA. Traditional gender roles bent at Primary Space HAMTRAMCK - Primary Space Gallery [...]

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Curtain Calls

Barb/Kari/Susan: There is no photo with this edition; the reviewed show has not had publicity photos taken as of yet! As such, I've over-written the review to fill the space normally taken by the photo. [...]

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Curtain Calls XTRA

By John Quinn CCX Parallel: Lauren Allen and Elizabeth Ladd Lee bring to life 21 screwy characters in the comedy "Parallel Lives." Photo courtesy of StarBrite Theatrical Productions. 'Parallel Lives' Skewed relations the topic of [...]

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Theater Events for the period April 1 – 10

TE1 SaraLouis trumpet.jpg: Augustus Williamson brings the great Louis Armstrong to life in the musical tribute "Sarah, Ella & Pops." Photo by Carey Moreland, BoarsHead Theater. TE2 Robber.jpg: It's a knee-slapping, guitar-strumming evening with Peter [...]

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Signs of spring: ComedyFest

It's the largest event of its kind in the Midwest. The eighth annual Michigan Lesbian and Gay ComedyFest is scheduled for April 10. Five out comedians from across the country will converge on Dearborn's Ford [...]

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The gender frontier

By Cheryl Zupan CommonLang Book Cover: Pictured is "The Gender Frontier," a book of photographs and writing by Mariette Pathy Allen, with essays by Grady Turner, Riki Wilchins, Jamison Green, and Milton Diamond, in English [...]

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‘Latter Days’ opens

By Paul Harris NOTICE REFERENCE TO BALTIMORE. WHAT IS THE GATEWAY? LD2: Left to right: Aaron (Steve Sandvoss) and Ryder (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) explain the mission of the Church of Latter Day Saints in C. Jay [...]

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Q Puzzle Clues

The L Word Across 1 James Merrill, e.g. 5 Stonewall Jackson's land (abbr.) 8 One who uses Will Truman's services, e.g. 14 Continent of Margaret Cho's ancestors 15 Stimpy's boyfriend, perhaps 16 ___ House (E. [...]

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Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Nicole Kidman will executive-produce the project "American Darlings" in the near future. © 2001 20th Century Fox. Kidman and Lopez are 'Darlings' Nicole Kidman knows what she likes, and she gets [...]

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GOTCHA at Club Gold Coast

Photos by Danielle The quest to find this years Mr Club Gold Coast brought out some handsome men to thrill and delight a very receptive audience. From presentation to talent these men gave the crowd [...]

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GOTCHA at Score Nightclub

Photos by Danielle Saturday night I walked into Score and was treated to the live rocking sound of the band Bliss. There is no shortage of energy with this band, and along with DJ Rodd [...]

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Now Playing

Angelina Jolie stars in "Taking Lives." © 2004 Warner Bros. Just Out Dawn of the Dead The zombies have returned to the mall, just like in the gruesome 1979 cultoriginal. And, like last time, it's [...]

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2004 Affirmations Big Bash

Over 500 people attended the 2004 Affirmations Big Bash, the center's largest annual fund raiser, on Sat. March 27. This year's theme was, "Come Fly With Us" and the event was held at the Westin [...]

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Dear Jody

By Jody Valley All in the family Q: My dad, who 63 years old, recently divorced my mom and then he came out!!!! He says he has always known that he was gay, but he [...]

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Brent Reloaded: Out at the gym

By Brent Dorian Carpenter "Pain is weakness leaving the body." This philosophy was shared with me by a fellow member of Powerhouse Gym, and it's certainly one I can certify with weary joints and aching [...]

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Q Scopes for men

By Jill Dearman Choose love, Capricorn! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Venus finishes up a transit in your moneyhouse on April 2, leaving you with a feeling of optimism about the future.Use your momentum [...]

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Q Scopes for women

By Jill Dearman Choose love, Capricorn! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Your ruler, Mars, will be transiting yourhouse of networking this week. Mix it up with the right people and you willget where you [...]

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Marriage panel to be held in Saginaw

SAGINAW - Perceptions, a mid-Michigan gay organization, and Saginaw Valley State University's Gay-Straight Alliance will host "Same-Sex Marriage: What's at stake?" a public discussion with local and state gay and ally leaders on Wed. April [...]

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WRAP: From taxes to June Pride

ANN ARBOR Ñ With the April tax deadline just around the corner, the Washtenaw Rainbow Action Project (WRAP) is holding a tax planning workshop. American Express Financial Advisor Drew Fitzmorris and Jeffrey B. Green, Attorney [...]

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National News Briefs

Politics Widow of Martin Luther King gives support to gay marriage POMONA, New Jersey - The widow of Martin Luther King Jr. called gay marriage a civil rights issue, denouncing a proposed constitutional amendment that [...]

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