DFT Movie Schedule

By | 2006-09-05T09:00:00+00:00 September 5th, 2006|Uncategorized|

VIVA PEDRO! September 7 - October 1, 2006 See individual films for dates & showtimes. This retrospective selection of eight films by Spain's celebrated director Pedro Almodovar is being presented in all-new 35mm prints for [...]

Every gay, low prices

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Opinions|

By R.J. Beaumia While under no circumstances do I consider myself a patriot, this column is perhaps my most quintessentially American in that it involves three of the things we all love most: baring one's [...]

General Gayety:Advantage everyone

By | 2018-01-16T00:50:41+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Opinions|

On opening night of the U.S. Open, Aug. 28, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) will serve up an ace in Flushing, N.Y. That night, with pomp and circumstance, the USTA National Tennis Center will [...]

Ask Dr. Wang

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Opinions|

By Dr. Kevin Wang Before I start my column, I'd like to remind everyone of a survey I'm conducting. I'm starting a research project in my program to increase awareness of the LGBT community in [...]

Concert Connections

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

This week: Crosby Stills Nash and Young Thurs. 8/31/06 Palace of Auburn Hills The Clientele Thurs. 8/31/06 Magic Stick, Detroit Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals Fri. 9/1/06 Meadowbrook Music Festival, Rochester Hills Hank Williams, [...]

Art & Around for the period Aug. 31-Sept. 9

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

AA1 Fawn by Jacob Nothstein.jpg: The nature-related photos of local photographer Jacob Nothstine are on exhibit through Sept. 25 at Heritage Park Nature Discovery Center. Photo: Courtesy City of Farmington Hills. ARCHITECTURE/DESIGN/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & [...]

Theater Events for the period Aug. 31-Sept. 9

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: Bedroom Farce A couple whose marriage is on the rocks inflicts their miseries on their nearest and dearest. Ledges Playhouse Theatre Company in the Ledges Playhouse, Grand Ledge. Friday-Sunday, Sept. 8-24. $13-$15. (517) [...]

BTL missed story with car club

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Opinions|

Thanks for the feature article, "Lambda Car Club revving up for Dream Cruise," in Between The Lines. The Woodward Dream Cruise is certainly the place to be for "car nuts," and gay camaraderie makes it [...]

‘Gay sheep’ experiments cruel, should stop

By | 2018-01-16T00:46:25+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Opinions|

Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) is conducting ridiculous "gay sheep" experiments. Charles Roselli at OHSU is spending taxpayer's money to kill gay sheep and cut open their brains to find out what makes them [...]

Night Out

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

THURSDAY Body Zone Health Club: Free tanning Club Flamingo: Happy Hour, 4-8 p.m. Diamond Jim's Saloon: Cadillac Squares Square Dancing and Bit T.W.A.T. Karaoke. Diversions: Karaoke. $3.00 16 oz beer. $1.50 Schnapps. $5.00 Jager Bombs [...]

Book Marks

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

By Richard Labonte August 28, 2006 "Gay Power: An American Revolution," by David Eisenbach, Carroll & Graf, 400 pages, $27 hardcover. "Gay Power" began as an academic dissertation theorizing that a series of "media triggers" [...]

Make, take and bake

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

Entree Vous Northville, Mich. www.entreevous.com (248) 344-1545 Entree Vous owner Pati Heath cut up 80 pounds of chicken last Wednesday. By the end of the day, it was gone. "My hands hurt," Heath said. "I [...]

Q Scopes

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig "Indulge in self-promotion, Sagittarius!" Sun conjunct Mercury in Virgo brings out everyone's critical side, and Mars in Virgo squaring Pluto in Sagittarius can elevate that to screaming bitchiness in no time flat. [...]

Now Playing

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

August 28, 2006 NEW THIS WEEK: Accepted When high school senior Bartleby (Justin Long) can't get into a single university, he and his friends create a fake college (South Harmon Institute of Technology - careful [...]

Blonde Ambition

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

By Brandon Voss "That's sexy" is the new "That's hot," proclaims Paris Hilton, framed by a classic Central Park view while lounging on a sofa during our intimate interview at the Ritz Carlton in New [...]

Q Puzzle

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

August 28, 2006 "Miranda and More" Across 1 "The Music Man" setting 5 Gay former NFL player Tuaolo 10 Green stones material 14 Sex, crudely 15 Subjects of autoerotic fantasy? 16 Cartoon Network's "Moral ___ [...]

The art of male illusion

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

The art of male illusion found a home at Stilettos last weekend as the Motor City Drag King Convention showcased the talents of Kings from the U.S. and Canada. The weekend's main event was the [...]

The Clubland Exiles

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

(the) fundamentalists "exiles from clubland" Available at Just 4 Us in Ferndale Show: OutFest in Ann Arbor, Sept. 30 Interestingly enough, (the) fundamentalists' debut album title, "Exiled From Clubland," emerged from a drag queen's comment [...]

‘Seventy Times Seven’

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

Jillian Bogater Saugatuck author explores spirituality, sexuality in first novel "Seventy Times Seven" By Salvatore Sapienza Publisher: The Hayworth Press 244 pages www.70x7book.com Vito Fortunato was born with a caul, a thin membrane on his [...]

SHe said

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|News|

"The word conservative means discriminatory practically. It's a form of political discrimination. What do the Republicans run on? Against gay marriage and for a war that makes no sense. A war that was based on [...]

A look at candidates for statewide office

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|News|

Democrats finished nominating their candidates Sunday, a day after Republicans nominated candidates for statewide office. All races are for two seats except for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state and attorney general. DEMOCRATS * Governor: [...]

Employees find Pride At Work

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|News|

Organization combines labor, LGBT rights Pride At Work National Convention Sept. 7-10 Hilton San Diego, California http://www.prideatwork.org When Dan Sturgis started working for General Motors 30 years ago, he couldn't put a picture of his [...]

Creep of the Week: Kenneth Blackwell

By | 2018-01-15T18:01:48+00:00 August 31st, 2006|News|

If Taylor Hicks had been in charge of counting his own votes on American Idol, Americans would have rioted in the streets. After all, when Paula Abdul compromised the integrity of the competition by (maybe) [...]

Gay labor activism

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|News|

1930s-'40s * Frank McCormick: In the 1930s, McCormick - an openly gay man - was elected vice president of the California Federation of Labor. * Marine Cooks and Stewards Union: Represented a diverse membership that [...]

Gay, labor rights walk the same path

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

{ITAL Workers of the world, awaken! Break your chains, demand your rights.} These lyrics, written by labor organizer Joe Hill in the early 1900s, are just as relevant as the day he wrote them. This [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

CCO Scenery lower res.jpg: Lynne Wintersteller and Ed Dixon star as a feuding pair of married actors on the disastrous opening night of their new Broadway play in the premiere of Ed Dixon's sparkling new [...]

Oy! Old material, big laughs at JET

By | 2018-01-16T11:43:49+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

REVIEW: 'Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh!' Staged Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 17 by the Jewish Ensemble Theatre Company at the Aaron DeRoy Theatre on the campus of the Jewish Community Center, 6600 W. [...]

Rocky & Donna: Fun times at Meadow Brook

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

PREVIEWS: 'The Rocky Horror Show' Staged Sept. 8-10 at Meadow Brook Music Festival, Rochester. Tickets: $25-$45. 'Gypsy in My Soul' Staged Sept. 15 at Meadow Brook Theatre, Rochester. Tickets: $75/performance only & $125/performance plus reception. [...]

Acknowledgments

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

The 313 Larry Joe Campbell, Andy Cobb, Joshua Funk, Nyima Funk, Marc Evan Jackson, Keegan Michael Key The Actors' Company "Salute to the Egregiously Overlooked" Conceived and Directed by Michael A. Gravame Musical Direction David [...]

The Fifth Annual Wilde Awards Program

By | 2018-01-15T23:26:15+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

August 30, 2006 Historic Gem Theatre, Detroit Welcome! Awards Presentations: Favorite Local Professional Production with LGBT Themes or Characters Best Lead Actress - COMEDY Best Supporting Actor - DRAMA Community Pride Award Favorite ORIGINAL PRODUCTION [...]

The Fifth Annual Wilde Awards

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

Favorite Local Professional Production with LGBT Themes or Characters: "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" - Breathe Art Theatre Project, Valerie Bonasso, director "Right on Maple, Left at the Altar" - Second City Detroit; Nancy Hayden, [...]

Between The Lines 2006 Restaurant Guide

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

The best place to dine, before or after the theater: Alban's Bottle and Basket, 35064 Woodward, Birmingham. 248-258-5788. Alban's is a deli, a fine wine shop and an upscale restaurant. So Albans' can accommodate you [...]

Acknowledgments

By | 2006-08-31T09:00:00+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

The 313 Larry Joe Campbell Andy Cobb Joshua Funk Nyima Funk Marc Evan Jackson Keegan Michael Key The Actors' Company "Salute to the Egregiously Overlooked" Conceived and Directed by Michael A. Gravame Musical Direction David [...]