Whether it's an embracing couple, a seaside view or a crane mid-flight, seeing any of Don Tran's textile pieces from afar, it's hard to imagine the hand-embroidered silk isn't the work of brush strokes. Step [...]
DEXTER – Everybody who’s wistfully sighed, “They don’t make musicals like they used to,” should do themselves a favor and see Encore Musical Theatre’s production of “Crazy For You.” This recreation of George and Ira Gershwin’s 1930 show “Girl Crazy” is a fun-filled 2 1/2-hour, laugh-a-minute song and dance extravaganza that kicks up so much positive energy that you’ll almost feel like you’re floating out of the theater.
By Anne Kiley FERNDALE — Opening July 12 at The Ringwald Theatre is "Debbie Does Dallas: The Musical" that tells the famous rags-to-riches story. Debbie Benton has been invited to try out for the Dallas [...]
If you’re not a Robyn fan, you’re not gay. Or so they say. I told Robyn about this POV from the gay Twitter collective when I called her direct on Skype recently – it was [...]
You probably remember Brian Justin Crum from Season 11 of NBC’s hit reality competition “America’s Got Talent.” He finished in fourth place, and videos of his performances blew up YouTube, especially when he returned earlier [...]
"Invisible No Longer: LGBTQ Detroit" is a new exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum that takes a deep dive into the city's rich and varied history with the LGBTQ community. The exhibit, which features 26 [...]
Booths may be the most popular seating option at restaurants, but dining at the bar has more benefits than you may realize. Here are five.
Pull up to the bumper, baby, drive on in between Little Caesars Arena and the Temple Bar and head on inside the Masonic Temple on Monday, July 1, for what is sure to be a memorable musical experience. Well, musical, yes. But Grace Jones is so much more than a songstress. She is a performance artist, a supermodel, a fashion icon, a muse to the late, great Andy Warhol, a Studio 54 princess and just the type of bold black beauty that commoners look to in awe.
The Center for Relationships and Sexual Health will examine child sexual abuse in family systems and the various impacts it can have on one's life as well as avenues for treatment and overcoming and preventing [...]
Out pop artist Lucy Spraggan skyrocketed to fame after debuting on "The X Factor" seven years ago and has kept her momentum up since. With the release of her fifth album "Today Was a Good [...]
As Michael “Mouse” Tolliver, "Looking" alum Murray Bartlett is the third actor to walk the queer utopian enclave at 28 Barbary Lane in Armistead Maupin's book-based "Tales of the City." The role was originated by [...]
In 2012 U.K. artist Lucy Spraggan took the music world by storm when at 19 she auditioned for "The X Factor" with an original song "Last Night (Beer Fear)." An instant hit, the track got [...]
Taylor Swift is a gay icon on the job! Céline Dion is flying! Katy Perry is not sexualizing buffets! And then, there’s MIKA, your “Ice Cream” man, and country queen Tanya Tucker’s stately comeback single, [...]
DETROIT – The Stonewall rebellion ignited a movement that spread across the nation 50 years ago, including in Detroit. What’s happened in Detroit since that catalytic uprising is documented in a remarkable new exhibit, Invisible [...]
Welcoming Everyone Grosse Pointe, also known as We GP, will host the third annual Grosse Pointe Pride March on Saturday, June 22, starting at 9:30 a.m., in conjunction with National Pride month and hundreds of [...]
PBS Film ‘The Lavender Scare’ Showcases US Govt.’s Efforts to Rid Federal Workforce of LGBTQ Employees
ARLINGTON, VA – Narrated by Glenn Close and featuring the voices of Cynthia Nixon, Zachary Quinto, T. R. Knight and David Hyde Pierce, "The Lavender Scare" tells the little-known story of an unrelenting campaign by the federal government to identify and fire employees suspected of being homosexual. Produced and directed by Josh Howard and based on the award-winning book by David K. Johnson, "The Lavender Scare" premieres Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 9 p.m. eastern time on PBS.
Cutting costs on travel can be a boon for your vacay budget, but there’s a dark side to some of those “discounts.” 1. Flying budget airlines Travel discounts apps and sites may populate your [...]
Q&A: Dan Reynolds & Tegan Quin Talk LoveLoud Festival, Dream Lineup (Bey!) and the Best Kind of Straight White Man
Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds’ devotion to LGBTQ issues – chief among them: mitigating queer-youth suicide rates – has only escalated in the years since he founded the first LoveLoud Festival Powered by AT&T in 2017. [...]
Those in the LGBTQ community who lived through the Stonewall Riots in 1969 still hold a personal and unmistakable connection to that pivotal point in American history that sparked the modern gay liberation movement. Fifty years later, that iconic moment has cemented itself into the lives of the LGBTQ community everywhere across the U.S. and across all ages.
Multiplatinum selling pop group New Kids on the Block is set to perform at Little Caesars Arena on June 18 for their brand-new "Mixtape Tour." Longtime fans of theirs can get excited to hear tracks [...]
Actor, comedian, writer, director and Michigan native Dax Shepard will bring his Armchair Expert podcast to the Fox Theatre in The District Detroit on Friday, June 21 at 8 p.m. The live broadcast was announced [...]
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band will perform six shows at DTE Energy Music Theatre during the “Roll Me Away Tour.” Local Metro Detroit musician Barbara Payton will also accompany Seger on the tour. [...]
by David Kiley DETROIT — The producers of BoxFest Detroit have announced performance dates for BoxFest Detroit 2019, an annual theater festival that showcases and creates opportunities for female-identifying directors. BoxFest Detroit 2019 will run [...]
As LGBTQ people and their allies make their way to Ferndale Pride this Saturday, June 1, they can look forward to not only adult-specific events but family oriented ones as well. Perhaps most notably, this [...]
My love affair with drag queens goes way back. Since my childhood in the suburbs of East L.A. (an area noticeably lacking in glitz and glamour), I have been fascinated with these magical creatures. My [...]
Metro Detroit’s official Pride season kicks off this week with Ferndale Pride presented by the Candle Wick Shoppe, which takes place Saturday, June 1, in downtown Ferndale. More than 25,000 LGBTQ folk and their friends [...]