Seeing art hang in a museum or even displayed as a public piece in the community is the way most Americans consume art. Over the last few years, the New York-based nonprofit SaveArtSpace has been working to expand that by purchasing advertising space like billboards to create huge public exhibitions across the country.
The world premiere of “America You Kill Me,” a Detroit-produced documentary about the triumphs and struggles of gay rights leader and Triangle Foundation co-founder Jeffrey Montgomery, will be the centerpiece of the Freep Film Festival’s opening night on Wednesday, April 22, at the Fillmore Detroit.
On Wednesday, March, 4, Affirmations is hosting a youth leadership and development program. This 16-week program is a chance for LGBTQ youth aged 13-22 to expand their career development skills. Find out more online at [...]
She won our hearts – and the $100,000 – as "RuPaul’s Drag Race" All Stars 3 winner in 2018, became a makeup mogul with her line of Trixie Cosmetics and shot to internet fame with her co-host role on "UNHhhh." Within the drag world, Trixie Mattel has always been something of an oddity. Not in the Yvie Oddly kind of way.
Alongside co-star Farrah Moan, Crystal Harding and an array of "fierce local queens," "RuPaul’s Drag Race" Season 11 Miss Congeniality Nina West will be starring in a Drag Queen Brunch Feb. 23 at Andiamo's [...]
Having hit the music world by storm with singles like "1950" and "Talia," King Princess is now touring with her debut album "Cheap Queen." Catch her performance on Friday, Feb. 7, at The Royal Oak [...]
When Maureen Muldoon's son came out as transgender, the last thing that she thought would happen as a result of that would be a one-woman show. Still, the thought nagged at the former actress until [...]
On her new album, "Love & Conflict," Martha Wash is far removed from her disco days, when she became known as half of The Weather Girls. With the late Izora Rhodes-Armstead, the duo began their [...]
Q&A: Meghan Trainor on LGBTQ-Influenced Body Confidence & Tipping Drag Queens with Sam Smith’s Money
It’s not necessarily all about that bass. It’s also all about that time Sam Smith – yes, that Sam Smith – slipped Meghan Trainor some singles so she could tip some Meghan Trainor drag queens. [...]
Few artists can claim a career so storied as singer Stephanie Mills. Although she doesn’t claim the label, Mills is by all accounts an rhythm and blues legend. Her career has taken the Brooklyn-based artist from a role as the original Dorothy in the Broadway production of "The Wiz," to a whopping five No. 1 R&B hits between 1986 and 1989 like "Home," "I Feel Good All Over" and "I have Learned to Respect the Power of Love."
After four decades of speculation that they were romantically involved, Robyn Crawford has spoken her truth: She loved Whitney Houston. In her heartfelt autobiography released late last year, "A Song for You: My Life with [...]
Semaj Brown, Flint’s first poet laureate, will read poetry inspired by art in this month’s Community exhibition at the Flint Institute of Arts. Brown will perform at its opening Jan. 26. In addition to works [...]
Singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress Ashanti is coming to the MotorCity Casino Hotel Sound Board stage in Detroit. This chart-topping artist made a name for herself with hits like "Foolish," "Rain On Me" [...]
Haled as "Jersey Boys meets West Side Story," "A Bronx Tale" is a Broadway musical hit that takes viewers to the Bronx in the 1960s. There, a young man is "caught between the father he [...]
A music festival that will bring some of Michigan’s best local music and art talent together on Dec. 21, FutureDream 3 is more than just an entertainment event. Sponsored by Michigan artist Tetra, its goal [...]
Dubbed the Queen of Funk by fans around the world, Chaka Khan has certainly earned that title selling 70 million records worldwide, winning 10 Grammy Awards and earning a platinum-selling album, among many more achievements. [...]
Charlize Theron Talks Queerness In Her Films, Being Woefully Straight & Getting Her Daughter’s Pronouns Right
“Oh my god, you’re gonna make me cry, stop it,” Charlize Theron tells me at the end of our recent phone conversation, humbled. But I’m simply being honest when I express gratitude for her continued [...]
Hosted by Ypsilanti's Kickshaw Theatre, fans of David Sedaris' iconic holiday comedy about a down-on-his-luck department store elf have six opportunities to see it performed this winter. The first show is Friday, Dec. 13, with [...]
Gay For Laura Dern: Actress on What Her Gay Babysitter Taught Her, Telling LGBTQ Stories & ‘Little Women’ Queerness
#GayTwitter icon Laura Dern’s queer cultural contributions – being the first to hug Ellen DeGeneres after she came out publicly, the Renata Klein memes, the belted khaki shorts in "Jurassic Park" – are bountiful fodder [...]
The shopping, the decorating, the worshipping, the mandatory small talk – the holidays can already be a time of great stress. Adding a queer identity into the mix can often complicate things further. Still, as tricky as navigating the upcoming special days can be for those who are LGBTQ, the stress doesn't have to spell disaster. At least Taylor Mac certainly doesn't think so.
Head on down to Menjos to celebrate their "year end blowout clearance sale on everything fabulous" at their New Year's Eve party this year. This event will feature a unique mixx of dance club music [...]
Jennifer Beals Talks ‘The L Word’ Revival, Why She Still Expects Criticism & Being the ‘Most Square’ Cast Member
When Jennifer Beals speaks to the universe, the universe listens. Or at least it did this one time while the 55-year-old actress was on a hike. She can’t recall the exact year, but it was [...]
Unauthorized drag parodies of "The Golden Girls" have become something of a boom market in recent years. Right now, various versions are in production in major cities across the country and even Off-Broadway. Metro Detroit’s own version, "A Very Drag Golden Girls Christmas," is at The Ringwald in Ferndale through Dec. 16.
On Friday, Dec. 13, fans of all things '80s should gear up to celebrate the highlights of that era with pop icon Tiffany. Doors open at 8 p.m. for this all-ages show. Find out more [...]
Thirteen minutes with Jamie Lee Curtis was not quite enough time to find out why, even though it was “very important to me” to investigate the sexuality of one of her characters, she’s never considered [...]