The Cream of the Cropped

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 [...]

By |2013-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2013|Advice, Entertainment|

Benefit Buddies

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 [...]

By |2013-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2013|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

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 [...]

By |2013-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2013|Entertainment|

‘The Lion King’ Still Rules

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 [...]

By |2013-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

And The ‘Beat’ Goes On!

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 [...]

By |2013-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

Divas Of Song And Spirit

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 [...]

By |2013-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

HIV/STD Testing Expanded At Affirmations

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 [...]

By |2013-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2013|Michigan, News|

Affirmations’ Spring Bash 2013 Set

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 [...]

By |2013-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2013|Michigan, News|

C. Todd Gilbert

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 [...]

By |2013-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2013|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Rub Peter. Lay Paul.

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 [...]

By |2013-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2013|Opinions, Parting Glances|