Dear Jody

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Opinions|

By Jody Valley Playing the field Q: I am a 23-year-old female who is quite confused at this moment. The problem is hard to explain in a succinct way, but I will give it a [...]

Ask The Debt Free Diva

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Opinions|

By Dee Dee Sung Q. I've been hearing so much about identity theft. Although it hasn't happened to me, I'm concerned that I'm not aware of steps I can take to protect my identity. Could [...]

All Politics is Loco: Sex witch hunts

By |2018-01-15T21:39:56-05:00July 14th, 2005|Opinions|

By Sean Kosofsky It's time to set the record straight and clear up some public misconceptions about entrapment, public sex and the work of Triangle Foundation. Having worked at Triangle for nearly nine years, I [...]

Concert Connections

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Uncategorized|

This Week: Christine Lavin, Susan Werner, Dar Williams, Cheryl Wheeler Thurs. 7/14/05 The Ark, Ann Arbor They Might Be Giants Thurs. 7/14/05 Royal Oak Music Theatre Concert of Colors 7/15-17/05 Chene Park, Detroit Barry Harris [...]

Nite Out

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Uncategorized|

Thursday Pronto hosts "Will & Grace" with $3 pints. Friction with Tom Newman at The Works. Martini Night at the Male Box. Rumors Nightclub hosts College night with DJ Gemini in Grand Rapids. Latino night [...]

Letter: Gay couple supports Hendrix for mayor

By |2018-01-16T16:17:00-05:00July 14th, 2005|Opinions|

Dear BTL, We the undersigned, black and white, middle-aged and older, long time partners and both residents of Detroit for decades, take exception with John Corvino's earlier column in support of Sharon McPhail for mayor [...]

Art & Around

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Entertainment|

Funding needed to keep 'Art Beat' on the air DETROIT - For the past two years, the locally-produced PBS show, "Art Beat," has played a significant role in telling the story of one of Metro [...]

Curtain Calls

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Entertainment|

Review: 'Small Packages' Planet Ant gives summer gift of laughter "Good things come in small packages," my mother used to say. And Planet Ant's 17th original comedy, "Small Packages," is just that: a good thing! [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Alan Cumming: Honorary lesbian Romeo is convinced that Alan Cumming is cloning himself in order to work as much as he does. The prolific Scot has four feature films coming soon [...]

Now Playing

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Entertainment|

Just Out Rebound Roy McCormick (Martin Lawrence) is a college basketball coach with an anger management problem. When he's fired from his job, his only option is to coach middle school kids. Naturally, this "Bad [...]

Meet Ida the BTL pet of the week

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Entertainment|

Ida is a beautiful two-year-old gray and white longhaired cat. She is sweet and social. Ida is quite playful and will enjoy a home where playtime and toys are abundant. Ida recently had kittens but [...]

Q Puzzle Clues

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Entertainment|

Athletic Supporter Across 1 Skin designs, for short 5 Concern of SAGE 10 She played gay in "Silkwood" 14 Opera queen's fave, perhaps 15 Spokes of dykes on bikes, e.g. 16 60 minutes, for Frida [...]

Q Scopes

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Don't be shy, Taurus! In her 29.5-year orbit, Saturn moves from Cancer to Leo this week. Emotional issues and territorial struggles will lighten up, but egos will become frail and defensively assertive. [...]

You can’t keep a ‘Happy’ man down

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Entertainment|

by Gregg Shapiro Promising young actor Jesse Bradford delivers great performances in two of the summer's best ensemble films, "Heights" and "Happy Endings." In "Heights," now playing at Royal Oak's Main Art Theatre, he plays [...]

A positive ‘State of Mind’

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Entertainment|

By Peter Galvin It's rare that an artist arrives onto the pop music scene so fully loaded with the kind of hit-making potential that singer-composer-guitarist Raul Midon possesses. The New Mexico-born, New York-based Midon makes [...]

National News Briefs

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|News|

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Gutterman Politics Bill introduced to protect LGBT workers WASHINGTON - On June 30, U.S. Reps. Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Henry Waxman (D-CA) and a bipartisan group of co-sponsors introduced the "Clarification [...]

Creep of the Week: Scott Bloch

By |2018-01-16T03:12:30-05:00July 14th, 2005|News|

Scott Bloch There's a saying I picked up once during an encounter with an insolent and rather unappealing child. "I can do what I can do," she said to me, stomping her little foot. This [...]

SHe Said July 14, 2005

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|News|

"What a weekend we had here. This was the kind of weekend that makes you love New York - in one place in New York City, the Billy Graham crusade, not even a mile away [...]

Canine beauty sessions to benefit WAGS

By |2018-01-15T17:58:28-05:00July 14th, 2005|News|

DETROIT - Dirty dogs can lend a paw and help their fellow four-legged friends at an upcoming fundraising Dog Wash and Nail Clip on July 30 and 31. Proceeds from the event, to be held [...]

Volunteers are steppin’ out to fight HIV-AIDS

By |2018-01-16T09:21:40-05:00July 14th, 2005|News|

By Sharon Gittleman When Kathryn Smith, 49, learned her son had AIDS she cried. Then she stepped into action. Smith, a Farmington Hills resident, has joined forces with AIDS Walk Detroit to help raise thousands [...]

Bi the way

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Uncategorized|

It's not every day that we take on the New York Times - certainly not in a front cover story. In fact, we tend to like the New York Times. We think it's a mighty [...]

Community Connections

By |2005-07-14T09:00:00-04:00July 14th, 2005|Uncategorized|

Get connected! Non-profit organizations are encouraged to send listings of ongoing events to Community Connections via email at [email protected], fax at 248-615-7018 or postal mail: 20793 Farmington Rd., Ste. 25, Farmington, MI 48336. FORTY WORD [...]