Parting Glances: Riding the tiger’s back

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

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 [...]

The Gay Moralist: Initiation

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

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 [...]

Art & Around for the period Sept. 7-16

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

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 [...]

Theater Events for the period Sept. 7-16

By | 2006-09-07T09:00:00+00:00 September 7th, 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. Fri.-Sun., through Sept. 24. $13-$15. [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE

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

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 [...]

Q Scopes

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

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 [...]

Mariah emancipates her gay fans

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

It was the first time Timothy French had been away from home for an extended amount of time. And during the period French, 27, trekked from Birmingham to attend college in Chicago, Mariah Carey's life [...]

Music proves therapeutic for Mariah

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

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 [...]

Now Playing

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

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 [...]

Q Puzzle

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

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 [...]

Sex show debuts in Detroit

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

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 [...]

Family Pride releases back-to-school aid

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

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 [...]

Anti-marriage amendment signature disputed

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

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 [...]

Forum: HIV care costs an emerging crisis

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

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. [...]

Triangle Foundation grows, seeks to expand staff

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

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 [...]

The Dos and Don’ts of Dating

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

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 [...]

Love in all the wrong places

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

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 [...]

Michigan Dems: Repeal Proposal 2

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

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 [...]

SHe said

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

"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 [...]

The 2006 Wilde Awards

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

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," [...]

Satori Circus returns with tale of paternal loss

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

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 [...]