Dude Looks Like A Lady

By | 2013-11-28T09:00:00-04:00 November 28th, 2013|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 With 56-Across, "Today" Halloween character of 2004 6 "The African Queen" author 10 Last year's frosh 14 Socrates' market 15 Cold feet 16 Scarlett's plantation 17 Guitarist Eddie Van ___ 18 Turned tail [...]

A Forced ‘Noel’

By | 2013-11-28T09:00:00-04:00 November 28th, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

By Carolyn Hayes As a form, sketch comedy pairs well with evolution and experimentation. While all it takes for a great sketch show is a plethora of laugh-along scenes, the addition of a unique structure [...]

The Reality Of Wonderland

By | 2013-11-28T09:00:00-04:00 November 28th, 2013|Entertainment|

By Christopher Treacy Photo: Paula Court When I spoke with Jefferson Airplane's Grace Slick years ago, she'd retired from rock 'n' roll in favor of painting. But the trippy subject matter remained - Slick [...]

World AIDS Day Commemorated In Michigan Events

By | 2013-11-28T09:00:00-04:00 November 28th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Compiled by Shelby Clark November 27 Free HIV Testing 6 p.m Presented by Affirmations and Michigan AIDS Coalition. Last test given at 8:30 p.m. Affirmations, 290 W. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale. lhanson@goaffirmations.org. November 28 The [...]

How To Survive A Plague Comes To PBS

By | 2013-11-28T09:00:00-04:00 November 28th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Academy Award nominee How To Survive A Plague will premiere on PBS Independent Lens Dec. 30 at 10 p.m.(check local listings). The film is the story of two grassroots coalitions -- ACT UP and Treatment [...]

Classy ‘Girls’ A Holiday Treat

By | 2013-11-28T09:00:00-04:00 November 28th, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

By John Quinn Despite a passing similarity to European operetta, the "book musical" is one of the few uniquely American art forms. The successful performer in musical theater must be a multi-tasker - the proverbial [...]

Robert Ritchie

By | 2013-11-28T09:00:00-04:00 November 28th, 2013|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Creep Of The Week It was only a matter of time before someone made the connection between the fact that Illinois now recognizes marriage equality and the fact that Illinois was recently hit by tornadoes. [...]

A ‘Traviata’ To Cherish

By | 2013-11-21T09:00:00-04:00 November 21st, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

By Michael H. Margolin The second outing for Michigan Opera Theatre in this, the 43rd season, is the sublime "La Traviata" of Giuseppe Verdi. Pronounce "La Traviata" slowly; tongue meets teeth, your lips purse, upper [...]

Transgender Woman Murdered in Detroit

By | 2013-11-21T09:00:00-04:00 November 21st, 2013|Michigan, News|

DETROIT - According to an Equality Michigan press release, a murder victim found last Friday, Nov. 8, discarded in a trash receptacle off Woodward Ave. in Detroit has not yet been identified, but is believed [...]

The Know Us Project

By | 2013-11-21T09:00:00-04:00 November 21st, 2013|Michigan, News|

The Universalist Unitarian Church of East Liberty is hosting the Know Us Project, an educational training workshop for LGBT people and allies Nov. 24 from 1 - 4 p.m. The free workshop will be held [...]

50 Years This Friday

By | 2013-11-21T09:00:00-04:00 November 21st, 2013|Opinions, Parting Glances|

Parting Glances Back in the mid-80s a group of friends gathered monthly for dinner and sharing at Detroit's historic artist venue, the Scarab Club. We called ourselves "The Friends of Dorothy Kilgallen". Our campy title [...]

Breaking Up Is Hard On You

By | 2013-11-21T09:00:00-04:00 November 21st, 2013|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Dancer Taylor 5 Anal insert from a UFO? 10 Cole Porter's "Well, Did You ___" 14 Hollywood canine 15 Early caucus participant 16 Abercrombie & Fitch event 17 Portrayer of Ted 20 "Suburgatory" [...]

Laughter: The Best Medicine

By | 2018-01-16T04:40:15-04:00 November 21st, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

By John Quinn The Hilberry Theatre presents A Doctor in Spite of Himself in rotating repertory through Feb. 8. Photo: Hilberry Theatre The beauty of an academic arts program is how well it educates [...]

Michigan: Transgender Day of Remembrance Events

By | 2013-11-19T09:00:00-04:00 November 19th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to honor those who died because they were perceived to be transgender. http://www.transgenderdor.org Traverse City, Nov. 19 Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Grand Traverse, http://www.uucgt.org 6PM for a potluck [...]

Transgender Woman Murdered in Detroit

By | 2013-11-15T09:00:00-04:00 November 15th, 2013|Michigan, News|

DETROIT - According to an Equality Michigan press release, a murder victim found last Friday, Nov. 8, discarded in a trash receptacle off Woodward Ave. in Detroit has not yet been identified, but is believed [...]