Art & Around

Celebrated Mexican tenor Manuel Acosta makes Michigan debut DETROIT - The city that is home to the masterworks of Diego Rivera welcomes another young virtuoso of Mexican heritage whose canvas is the voice. Lyric tenor [...]

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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

Review: 'Fiddler on the Roof' Sun sets on season as 'tradition' finally finds its way to JET If there are two things in the world that would seem to be a perfect match, it would [...]

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Curtain Calls XTRA

TIDBITS: Fundraisers around town Bring out the tropical attire for Stagecrafters' fundraiser ROYAL OAK - Stagecrafters will host a South Pacific Beach Party Night on Thursday, May 13 to kick off the opening of its [...]

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Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Ouch! Readers respond and come to the rescue Dear Readers I really blew it! In an effort to delineate between "loving someone, and wanting to make love" to someone, I failed to [...]

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Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Halle Berry is 'Watching God' Fans of Zora Neale Hurston, writer and folklorist of the very queer Harlem Renaissance, have Oprah Winfrey to thank for this one: the talk-show mogul (along [...]

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You can’t argue with King

In recent issues we've talked about the attacks on LGBT families taking place throughout the state. The Contentious Objector Status Act, which just passed the Michigan House, allows a health care provider to refuse to [...]

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GOTHCA at Q April 28

Photos by Ray Magdaleno If you need a reason to get back into college, than check out college night at Q every Wednesday!

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National News Briefs

Law: Colorado lawmakers vote to change child custody law DENVER - Two days after a failed attempt to impeach a judge over a custody ruling, lawmakers voted April 29 in favor of changing the law [...]

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Now Playing

Just Out 13 Going on 30 Disappointed when the cool kids desert her 13th birthday party, Jenna Rink (Christa Allen) makes a wish to be "30, flirty, and thriving." In the morning, Jenna (now played [...]

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Q Puzzle Clues

Menagerie a Trois Across 1 Cleis ___ 6 Answer of 39-Across to "Which one?" 10 Like sex with a dam 14 One of the strings, to Britten 15 Uncommon, to Caligula 16 Treated as a [...]

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Q Scopes for men

By Jill Dearman Wheel and deal, Pisces! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): The Sun's transit through your money house makes this a good time to get serious about work. You will have a fantastic [...]

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Q Scopes for women

By Jill Dearman Wheel and deal, Pisces! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Lucky Jupiter moves forward in your house of health in early May, so be sure to treat your body like the luxurious [...]

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Theater Events for the period May 6 – 15

Professional Theater: The Chairs An old man invites the world's intellectuals to his home to deliver his message of wisdom for humanity. Presented Friday through Sunday at Zeitgeist Gallery and Performance Venue, Detroit, through May [...]

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April Fake Ad contest winner

Tina Shane is our April winner of the Between The Sheets fake ad contest. Tina will receive $100 for selecting Carr Brothers Cement Company from our April 15 edition of Between The Lines. Don't miss [...]

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Two Black Gay clubs rock Detroit

By Brent Dorian Carpenter Party animals in Detroit have two new reasons to celebrate. Time Square, located in the heart of downtown Detroit, has once again opened its doors, launching it's "Wet and Wild Wednesdays" [...]

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Simply Wine is simply marvelous

By BTL Staff FERNDALE - Looking for a great bottle of wine that won't empty your wallet? Simply Wine in Ferndale is a great place to start. Simply Wine, since its Ferndale debut in October [...]

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Civil rights great gives speech in Troy

Legendary civil rights activist Coretta Scott King, a longtime supporter of gay rights, spoke April 28 at Standard Federal Bank's celebration of diversity at their headquarters in Troy. "Love is the great shortcut to success [...]

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Hundreds stand up against Bush

By Sarah Mieras KALAMAZOO - A tight line of more than one hundred state and local police cross Sprinkle Road on Kalamazoo's southeast side. Behind them police mounted on horseback move in creating a wall [...]

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Too polite to discriminators

Dear BTL, Many thanks for your article on the "conscientious objector" bill - but that is much too polite a title. Let's rename it the "How Michigan Eliminated The Hippocratic Oath" Bill. This bill has [...]

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‘She got game’

By Imani Williams DETROIT- 'She Got Game!' was proven true at Casa Maria recreation center where women who like to 'hoop' in the community got together in the first of a series of 3-on-3 tournaments [...]

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Spotlight on: Julie Cowie

The founder of Congruency, a mediation firm in Michigan, Julie Cowie has mediated over 60 cases since completing the Michigan State Bar-approved mediation-training program in 1997. Since then, she has received specialized training in several [...]

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Spotlight on: M. Macha NightMare

M. Macha NightMare is a priestess and witch, as well as an author, teacher and ritualist with a penchant for collaboration. A co-founder of Reclaiming Tradition Witchcraft, and an initiate of Faery/Feri Tradition, NightMare holds [...]

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Through the eyes of a child

By Bev Davison, MSW {ITAL Dear Journal, Ben here again. Yesterday was my 9th birthday, and my mom and I were looking at albums of all my parties. In my 1st birthday party album, I [...]

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In Times of War

By Michael Gibson-Faith {HEADER "I am not suggesting we sit back and do nothing, but does disagreement mean we must go to war over those differences? The call to "cultural war" does violence to us [...]

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