Best Albums of 2018

By | 2018-12-17T10:10:22+00:00 December 13th, 2018|Entertainment, Music|

10. Jussie Smollett, "Sum of My Music"  No way "Empire" star Jussie Smollett was about to let a label – in his case, not just any label but Sony – stifle his musical ambitions. So he [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2018-12-05T15:17:05+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

By Romeo San Vicente 'Moulin Rouge!' now and forever The stage production of Baz Luhrmann’s "Moulin Rouge!" that opened this summer in Boston is going to Broadway in 2019. Producer Carmen Pavlovic broke the news [...]

MOCAD’s Annual Monster Drawing Rally Dec. 14

By | 2018-11-28T16:30:22+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

In an "open call" to artists interested, MOCAD sent out a press release advertising their Monster Drawing Rally. This is an annual public event that features 100 artists in two one-hour shifts. They will draw in front of a live audience and make their usually private studio processes part of a public performance.

JASON STUART 10th Year Anniversary Stand-Up Special from Here Media set to Stream on Dec. 7

By | 2018-11-28T16:29:09+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

Proudly openly gay for the length of his career, comedian Jason Stuart was the first openly gay male comedian to have his own hour comedy special: "Making it to the Middle." It was taped in the middle of his career, the middle of the country and the middle of his life, and will air again from Here Media for its 10th year anniversary on Dec. 7, on Here TV on cable and streaming services.

DIA Partners with Social Service Agencies for 10th Community Group Art Exhibition

By | 2018-11-28T16:28:02+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

DETROIT — The Detroit Institute of Arts presents its 10th annual Community Group Art Exhibition from Dec. 6, 2018, to Jan. 6, 2019, in the special exhibition galleries located next to Rivera Court, with a connected display in the Walter Gibbs Learning Center. The artworks were created by participants in the DIA’s Community Group Program, a partnership between the museum and human service agencies in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Just Desserts

By | 2018-11-21T10:57:52+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Get off the breast 5 Ejaculation of concern 9 Travels with one's first mate 14 "At Wit's End" author Bombeck 15 Farm erection 16 High marks 17 Tempt with desserts? 19 Bryant, who [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2018-11-21T10:33:27+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

  Get ready for a Roy Cohn-ucopia Did you miss the Roy Cohn lesson in queer history class? Do you still not know about the closeted, Trump-mentoring, McCarthyite lawyer who hated the LGBT community and [...]

What Bob Said to Bob

By | 2018-11-14T16:22:19+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Reproduced nonheterosexually? 5 Nut from Oak Lawn 10 Nuts and bolts 14 Facetious "I see" 15 Lindsay of "Liz & Dick" 16 Farmer's tool 17 Chocolate factory vessels 18 Photographer Leibovitz 19 Cocksure [...]

‘OutCasting’ LGBTQ Youth Radio Program Founder Receives AARP Purpose Prize

By | 2018-11-14T16:03:13+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

AARP's Purpose Prize is designed to honor extraordinary individuals who use their life experience to make a better future, each year selecting winners who have gone above and beyond to achieve that goal. In the case of one of this year's winners, Marc Sophos, his focus has been on LGBTQ youth. The New York-based journalist is the founder and executive director of Media for the Public Good — a nonprofit that focuses on creating media from underrepresented points of view. Putting his nearly two decades of radio experience to use, Sophos created "OutCasting" a youth LGBTQ public radio program, and the accompanying podcast "OutCasting Overtime." Each episode is created by LGBTQ teens.

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018 Events

By | 2018-11-14T16:00:57+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

The Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual observance on Nov. 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. TDOR was started by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honor the memory of Rita Hester, a transgender woman who was killed in 1998.

Forever

By | 2018-11-07T16:53:02+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Ball lover Arnaz 5 Socrates' market 10 Type of Mary pass 14 Sondheim's " ___ the Woods" 15 Pinkish yellow 16 "Tales of the City"'s Madrigal 17 Vocal improv 18 "My Fair Lady" [...]

‘Evidence of Things Unseen’ Midwest Premiere Opened Detroit Rep’s 62nd Season

By | 2018-11-07T16:28:24+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Entertainment, Theater|

DETROIT — "Evidence of Things Unseen" is about two sisters, Abigail — an investigative journalist and atheist — and Jane, a stay-at-home mom and born-again Christian. The play follows the duo's differing responses to grief, revenge, sorrow and faith. Written by Katie Forgette, it opened Detroit Repertory Theatre’s 62nd season last week, and will and run through Dec. 23.

Deep INside Hollywood

By | 2018-11-07T16:25:57+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

  Foster’s spinoff delivers a dose of 'Good Trouble' We told you a while back that "Good Trouble" was coming. It’s the spinoff from "The Fosters" that follows Callie (Maia Mitchell) and Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) [...]

Going Either Way

By | 2018-10-31T16:06:20+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Lickety-split 5 Places where the salami isn't hidden 10 Fruit of the ___ 14 Magazine magnate Henry 15 Like Emma Donoghue 16 Dave Pallone and others 17 Up to snuff 18 With 61-Across, [...]

Vox of an Angel

By | 2018-10-24T15:59:27+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

Whether belting out a classic like "House of the Rising Sun," putting her own spin on Radiohead's "Creep" or performing a standing ovation-worthy "Wicked" duet with stars like Lea Michele, Ada Vox is bringing it. [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2018-10-24T15:50:45+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

  By Romeo San Vicente Will Rosie rivet audiences on 'The Talk'? Well, Julie Chen is, of course, out at "The Talk" thanks to horrible husband troubles. But who’ll take over for her? It seems [...]

Ms. Borden

By | 2018-10-17T15:31:12+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Entertainment, Puzzles|

  Across 1 Loads 5 Like a fairy tale brother? 9 Revealing a small opening 13 Iago, notably 14 Pink shade 15 Dis and dat, in Queens 16 Really a fan of 17 Web surfer [...]