The Cream of the Cropped

By | 2013-02-21T09:00:00+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Advice, Entertainment|

By Anthony Paull Dating Diet I once had a prominent politician say I was more of a publicity whore than a journalist. I was insulted, taking offense at the superfluous word "publicity" until I found [...]

Benefit Buddies

By | 2013-02-21T09:00:00+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Entertainment|

By Andrea Poteet Barbara Murray and Ben Liptiz In his eight years performing as Pumbaa in the stage production of Disney's "The Lion King," Ben Lipitz has always taken time to give back, putting [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2013-02-21T09:00:00+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Benedict Cumberbatch. Photo: Helga Esteb Benedict Cumberbatch steps into DiCaprio's shoes as Alan Turing It's turning into Benedict Cumberbatch's year at the movies. Co-starring in "The Hobbit" trilogy, "Star Trek [...]

Just Another Pretty Face

By | 2013-02-21T09:00:00+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Clinton of this puzzle's quote 5 Teo of Notre Dame, who could also have said this puzzle's quote 10 Leave a trail behind a boa? 14 Soft cheese 15 Big jugs 16 "Nurse [...]

‘The Lion King’ Still Rules

By | 2013-02-21T09:00:00+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

By Jenn McKee The Tree of Life from "The Lion King" national tour. Photo: Joan Marcus As the lights came up for "The Lion King"'s intermission at the Detroit Opera House, my nearly-five-year-old daughter [...]

And The ‘Beat’ Goes On!

By | 2013-02-21T09:00:00+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

By John Quinn "The OffBeats" plays Thursday nights at 10 p.m. through April 4 at Go Comedy! Improv Theater and features Joe Hingelberg, James Quesada, Ryan Parmenter and Travis Pelto. Photo: SMyers You've got [...]

Divas Of Song And Spirit

By | 2013-02-21T09:00:00+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

By Carolyn Hayes Plowshares Theatre Company begins 2013 by making good on its mission of "Celebrating the Black Woman" for the 2013 season. Arranged by artistic director Gary Anderson, "The Divas Project" is a world-premiere [...]

HIV/STD Testing Expanded At Affirmations

By | 2013-02-21T09:00:00+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Michigan, News|

Affirmations Community Center in Ferndale partners with Oakland County Health Division, AIDS Partnership Michigan and Michigan AIDS Coalition to offer free HIV and STD testing. All tests are free, confidential and anonymous. Find all scehdules [...]

Affirmations’ Spring Bash 2013 Set

By | 2013-02-21T09:00:00+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Michigan, News|

Spring Bash, Affirmations Community Center's premier event of the year, is coming April 13 and will once again help raise significant funding to support vital programming and services. The 14th annual event is guaranteed to [...]

C. Todd Gilbert

By | 2013-02-21T09:00:00+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Creep of the Week Discrimination against lesbians and gays is but a figment of some overactive imaginations in Virginia so there's no need for silly laws against it. So goes the thinking of Virginia Delegate [...]

Rub Peter. Lay Paul.

By | 2013-02-21T09:00:00+00:00 February 21st, 2013|Opinions, Parting Glances|

Parting Glances For whatever reason of erotic senescence or jaded performance acumen - emphasis on syllable three - I've been giving online erotica a clinical look. (Yeah, sure, Mary.) Porn's our 21st century version of [...]