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‘Not in my House’ Gives Dance New Meaning

By | 2018-10-03T19:19:53+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

Coming out stories. In the LGBTQ community, we all have one. Now, a unique collaboration between Kristi Faulkner Dance and the Ruth Ellis Center is turning those stories into art. "Not in my House' radically shifts the narrative about LGBTQ identity through the creative re-imagining of coming out stories in an evening-length performance blending vogue, contemporary dance and storytelling,” said event organizers.

The Frivolist: 5 Reasons to Resist Tossing Out Your Ex-Relationships’ Mementos

By | 2018-09-05T11:45:12+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Advice, Entertainment, Features|

When a relationship ends, tensions run high – and the first thing many of us do to satisfy our anger and sadness is to toss or burn the photos, letters and other mementos our partners have given us. This act of aggression won’t solve anything, and, in fact, will only serve to hurt you more later. Quell the temptation to pitch your ex-relationships’ physical reminders with these five reasons to hold onto them.

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2018-08-08T14:49:31+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

By Romeo San Vicente 'Moonlight' writer McCraney ‘Makes Man’ for OWN "David Makes Man" is the name of a series from OWN, currently in production, a coming-of-age drama from Academy Award-winning "Moonlight" writer Tarell Alvin [...]

Jon Strand: Dots! Exclamation points! Smiles!

By | 2018-07-25T13:38:31+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

For those with an obsession for counting things there are 10,000 alphabet letters in this review of pointillist artist Jon Strand’s exhibition: Oracles, Temples and Waves ... and a dragon named Raoul. But 10,000 is a piddling word count to be sure, compared to Strand’s creative dot, dot, dot detailing over nearly 50 years of painting and fascinated viewer acclaim in some 29 exhibitions of his art — including an onset exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts in 1971 (the DIA currently owns two of his pieces). Now, his work is scheduled to be shown from Aug. 3 through 24, at the Wayne State University Arts Gallery.

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2018-07-25T13:37:08+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

By Romeo San Vicente Tessa Thompson spins off Tessa Thompson is tearing up movie screens this summer in "Sorry to Bother You" as the woman with the world’s most anarchic earrings. And if you think [...]

Broadway National Tour Company Members Come to Detroit for Witches’ Night Off

By | 2018-07-25T13:35:43+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Entertainment, Features, Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Company Members of the National Touring Company of "Wicked" will host Witches’ Night Off, an evening of entertainment and fundraising at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Royal Oak on Monday, Aug. 13. Net proceeds from the show will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) and Open Hands Food Pantry.

Concert of Colors Diversity Festival in 26th Year

By | 2018-07-11T15:45:13+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

Since 1993, the Concert of Colors has been a regular Detroit-based, diversity-themed music festival with a goal of "uniting Metro Detroit's diverse communities and ethnic groups." This is done with a variety of musical acts that are sourced from around the world. The free festival's acts this year include everything from the punk sounds of Pennsylvania-based group Tile, the pop and Hip-Hop-influenced work of Flint Native Tunde Olaniran and Iranian artist Mohsen Namjoo — hailed by the New York Times as Iran's Bob Dylan.

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2018-07-11T15:45:14+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

By Romeo San Vicente 'IT Chapter Two' features Xavier Dolan and also that Murder-Clown Do you arthouse? If so, then you already know that Xavier Dolan, the wunderkind director-actor from Montreal, is responsible for an [...]

Moving for Love: The Gaffney Couple Builds a Life After Long Distance

By | 2018-07-11T15:45:15+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Entertainment, Features, Wedding|

Khiana Gaffney was living in Birmingham, Alabama, in 2016 when she made a quick trip home to Detroit to celebrate her grandmother’s 90th birthday. While back in the Motor City, Khiana spent a little time on social media to learn a bit about the local girls. One of those girls, one of those who caught her eye, was the woman who is now her wife, Aleeya Gaffney.

The Detroit Queens

By | 2018-06-24T09:54:44+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

Menjos Entertainment Complex Hosts History of Detroit Drag Queens Panel The Menjos Entertainment Complex and specifically the Olympus Theater are hosting their second of a three-part series of panel discussions on the stories of gay [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2018-06-20T13:22:25+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

'It' girl Sophia Lillis cast as Ellen’s 'Nancy Drew' Franchise alert! Ellen Degeneres’ A Very Good Production and Warner Bros. are teaming up to produce something that sounds very much like the template for a [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2018-06-06T16:00:00+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

By Romeo San Vicente Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro will be 'First Ladies' “Jennifer Aniston is very attractive…and I was just like, hey, how about….we’re married,” says lesbian comic Tig Notaro ("One Mississippi"). And now [...]

Screen Queen: Oscars at Home

By | 2018-05-22T14:38:59+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

Unforgettable Moments from Academy Award-Winning Gay Faves, Yours Forever to Stream Call Me By Your Name Oliver (Armie Hammer) is facedown on the bed, fully clothed. He’s just arrived at his professor’s (Michael Stuhlbarg) home [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2018-05-24T11:42:25+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Entertainment, Features|

By Romeo San Vicente John Cameron Mitchell’s latest 'Anthem' Here comes your next favorite podcast. Topic Studios, the people who produced "Missing Richard Simmons," recently announced that they’re partnering with "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" [...]