Parting Glances: Riding the tiger’s back

The September issue of my favorite read-cover-to-cover magazine, Fortean Times (a journal of the weird, the unusual, the anomalous) carries the following item under the sub headline, "Piercing Headaches." "An unnamed patient who complained of [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:42:23-05:00September 7th, 2006|Opinions|

The Gay Moralist: Initiation

By John Corvino I live right around the corner from "the oldest jazz club in the world," as the sign proudly proclaims, and yet I've never been there. It's not because I don't like jazz [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:14:28-05:00September 7th, 2006|Opinions|

Art & Around for the period Sept. 7-16

AA1 Jaume.jpg: Kurt Perschke's "RedBall Project" is the inaugural exhibit in the Bertha Krueger Reid Exhibition Hall in the Saugatuck Center for the Arts. Photo: Courtesy SC4A ARCHITECTURE/DESIGN/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Summertime [...]

By |2006-09-07T09:00:00-04:00September 7th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Theater Events for the period Sept. 7-16

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. Fri.-Sun., through Sept. 24. $13-$15. [...]

By |2006-09-07T09:00:00-04:00September 7th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Curtain Calls ONLINE

The Fifth Annual Wilde Awards: Outrageously funny event caps 2005/06 theater season It truly was 'One Wilde Night' August 30 at Detroit's Historic Gem Theatre when the LGBT and professional theater communities came together for [...]

By |2018-01-16T04:35:48-05:00September 7th, 2006|Entertainment|

Q Scopes

by Jack Fertig September 4, 2006 "Patience, Aries!" That dreary Neptune-Saturn opposition is getting activated again, this time by Mercury in Virgo, offering hope that the muddle and mystery will come into critical focus. Then [...]

By |2006-09-07T09:00:00-04:00September 7th, 2006|Entertainment|

Music proves therapeutic for Mariah

Mariah Carey's personal life hasn't always, well, glittered. Despite the chaos, Carey has prevailed and recorded a slew of songs that encompass her adventures. BTL entertainment reporter Chris Azzopardi counts them down. 10. "My Saving [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:14:03-05:00September 7th, 2006|Entertainment|

Now Playing

September 4, 2006 NEW THIS WEEK: Idlewild At Idlewild, Georgia's hottest speakeasy - named "Church" - local undertaker Percival (Andre Benjamin) tickles the ivories, and his boyhood friend Rooster (Antwan A. Patton) sings. It is [...]

By |2006-09-07T09:00:00-04:00September 7th, 2006|Entertainment|

Q Puzzle

September 4, 2006 "Fruit Concentrate" Across 1 What the Devil wears, in a movie 6 Pick up stealthily 10 "Tales of the City" character 14 Mother of the groom, to the other groom 15 They [...]

By |2006-09-07T09:00:00-04:00September 7th, 2006|Entertainment|

Sex show debuts in Detroit

What can top thousands of people coming together for sex? Well, not much. And that's why - with lingerie, toys, games, clothing, candy and hot entertainment - The Sex and So Much More Show will [...]

By |2006-09-07T09:00:00-04:00September 7th, 2006|Entertainment|

Family Pride releases back-to-school aid

WASHINGTON - Family Pride has announced the launch of a Back to School pamphlet, titled, "Building Family Equality in Every Classroom." The materials give concrete, easy to execute strategies to educate school communities about the [...]

By |2006-09-07T09:00:00-04:00September 7th, 2006|News|

Anti-marriage amendment signature disputed

Miscellaneous Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan wants to be gay icon NEW DELHI - Indian star Abhishek Bachchan, a rising Bollywood leading man with a growing female following, says he's ready to be an icon for [...]

By |2018-01-15T16:57:29-05:00September 7th, 2006|News|

Forum: HIV care costs an emerging crisis

The average Medicare reimbursement per patient, per year for treating a person with HIV is $359. "That covers physicians, nurses, rent, utilities, social workers, you name it. How are we [providers] supposed to survive?" Dr. [...]

By |2018-01-15T23:37:06-05:00September 7th, 2006|News|

Triangle Foundation grows, seeks to expand staff

DETROIT - On Aug. 31, the Triangle Foundation announced the addition of two new staff positions: director of victim services and director of communications. According to Director of Policy Sean Kosofsky, additional funding has made [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:45:16-05:00September 7th, 2006|News|

The Dos and Don’ts of Dating

Do: 1. Act "as if." For example, if a person is not very confident but wants to approach someone and the shy individual acts "as if" he or she is the most attractive, confident individual [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:26:14-05:00September 7th, 2006|News|

Love in all the wrong places

Richard Cohen has his fingers crossed that prince charming will sweep him off his feet soon. But since his move from California to Ann Arbor he's crossed more potholes than smooth surfaces while looking for [...]

By |2006-09-07T09:00:00-04:00September 7th, 2006|News|

Michigan Dems: Repeal Proposal 2

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman DETROIT - In addition to nominating several fair-minded candidates to head its 2006 slate, the state's Democratic Party took another big step during its Aug. 26-27 convention. Saying that Proposal 2 [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:41:43-05:00September 7th, 2006|Uncategorized|

SHe said

"I always bring that back to my anathema for religion. That's another issue that would not even be an issue if religion didn't exist. No one would ever blink an eye at homosexuality. It's so [...]

By |2006-09-07T09:00:00-04:00September 7th, 2006|News|

The 2006 Wilde Awards

A crowd of 240 theater aficionados gathered for hour d'oeuvres and cocktails and a two-hour show honoring Michigan theater at the 5th Annual Wilde Awards on Aug. 30 at the Gem Theater. "It went fantastically," [...]

By |2006-09-07T09:00:00-04:00September 7th, 2006|News|

Satori Circus returns with tale of paternal loss

By Jillian Bogater Moses:39 by Satori Circus 1515 Broadway Theatre 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7-10, 14-17, 21-23 Thursday and Sunday shows: $10 advance/$15 door Friday and Saturday shows: $15 advance/$20 door (313) 965-1515 While living in [...]

By |2018-01-15T22:13:39-05:00September 7th, 2006|News|