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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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

The Clubland Exiles

(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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

Now Playing

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

Q Scopes

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. [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

Concert Connections

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, [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

General Gayety:Advantage everyone

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:50:41-05:00August 31st, 2006|Opinions|

Every gay, low prices

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Opinions|

‘Seventy Times Seven’

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

Curtain Calls ONLINE

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

The Fifth Annual Wilde Awards Program

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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T23:26:15-05:00August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

Rocky & Donna: Fun times at Meadow Brook

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. [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

Ask Dr. Wang

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Opinions|

A look at candidates for statewide office

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: [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|News|

Employees find Pride At Work

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|News|

Between The Lines 2006 Restaurant Guide

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

The Fifth Annual Wilde Awards

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, [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

Gay labor activism

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|News|

SHe said

"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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|News|

Blonde Ambition

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

Night Out

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

Oy! Old material, big laughs at JET

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. [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:43:49-05:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

The art of male illusion

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

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

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 & [...]

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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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

BTL missed story with car club

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Opinions|

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

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) [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Uncategorized|

Creep of the Week: Kenneth Blackwell

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) [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:01:48-05:00August 31st, 2006|News|

Q Puzzle

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 ___ [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

Make, take and bake

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 [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

Book Marks

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" [...]

By |2006-08-31T09:00:00-04:00August 31st, 2006|Entertainment|

Spring Cycle 2006 grants

KALAMAZOO - The Arcus Foundation gave away more than $10.6 million in grants during its spring 2006 funding cycle, including the following Michigan awards: Arcus Gay & Lesbian Fund 14 grants totaling $895,100 Brookview School [...]

By |2018-01-15T22:42:35-05:00August 10th, 2006|News|