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 [...]
Known as the queen of New York nightlife and, indeed, at one time one of Michael Alig’s infamous Club Kids, Lady Bunny is a legend in pop culture and drag circles alike. Now, Bunny is taking her diva chops to Detroit when she visits Motown as part of "A Drag Queen Christmas," the latest "RuPaul’s Drag Race"-related tour put together by Detroit’s own super event producers Murray & Peter.
In 2007, the FIA created the Flint Print Club with the mission to develop connoisseurship among its members and educate the general public about prints, printmaking and print collecting. Today, that mission lives on with the 7th semi-annual Flint Print Fair happening on Saturday, Nov. 23 through 24. Because the club is restricted to 100 members, the edition of each featured print is limited, signed and numbered.
Spending Thanksgiving together with friends and family is what the holiday is all about, and we often fall into the same tradition of celebrating at home. If you're looking for a way to change up the way the holiday is done in your family this year, check out these events around Metro Detroit going on and around this Nov. 28.
This favorite holiday classic has captivated audiences for decades, and this year will mark its 38th time gracing the Meadow Brook Theatre stage. Catch the show before it ends to see the Charles Dickens story [...]
This show has toured for five years and been performed over 500 times around the country. Now, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical" will be performed at the Fox Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 1. Tickets [...]
The Detroit rendition of Handel's "Messiah" is a unique jazz-infused version of the holiday classic that this year will return to the Detroit Opera House on Dec. 14 at 7;30 p.m. "This soul stirring, toe-tapping [...]
On Nov. 22 fans of dance can see the group that the L.A. Times called "One of the most talked-about companies nationwide," Bodytraffic. Described as "virtuosic, stylized, confident, with a diverse repertoire of some of [...]
This all-ages show features the classic Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Peanuts characters that families know and love live on stage. The show is also set to the classic music of Vince Guaraldi. Tickets start at [...]
This Christmas sequel follows the box office smash hit “Girls Night: The Musical.” Playing at Detroit’s City Theatre from Thursday, Dec. 5, through Sunday, Dec. 8, it features the original five leading ladies who all [...]
Like one would expect, Asherah Serpentine Productions' upcoming evening of burlesque, belly dance and opera is set to be an intimate night of cabaret. But what audiences might not realize is that the show is [...]
Elizabeth Banks Talks Queering ‘Charlie’s Angels’ & How Kristen Stewart Is ‘Definitely Gay’ in the Movie
Elizabeth Banks is here for all your lesbian-energy needs. After starring in "Pitch Perfect," which never quite gave a cappella group members Beca and Chloe the full-on queer relationship fans (and even star Anna Kendrick) [...]
Q&A: Miranda Lambert on Being a ‘Very Proud’ LGBTQ Ally, Crying at Pride With Her Gay Brother & Her Queer-Loving God
In June, the queen of modern country music, Miranda Lambert, stood alongside her gay brother, Luke, his husband and her own cop-husband, Brendan McLoughlin, at WorldPride in New York City. She beamed as brightly as [...]
Leah Carroll’s "Drawn to Detroit" exhibit will open this Friday, Nov. 8, at the Blossoming Artists Gallery. The gallery is located in the rear of high-end floral experts Blossoms midtown store, aptly titled Blossoms Midtown, [...]
Windsor Film Fest Celebrates 25th Anniversary of ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ With Trixie Mattel
Filled with ball gowns, makeup, an alcohol-stocked minifridge and three queens with a dream, Stephan Elliott's 1994 movie "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" took audiences on an Aussie road trip for the [...]
Performer John Duff on Why ‘Iconic’ Is Overused, Being Understood & Paula Abdul Calling Him ‘Strange’
In his 2018 debut music video “Girly,” singer-songwriter-director John Duff is seen imitating some of music’s biggest pop icons, replicating the shot-by-shot choreography of Madonna’s “Hung Up” video and Mariah Carey's gesticulations and eyelash-batting in [...]
Phil Elam has long been known in Metro Detroit’s LGBTQ community. It all started when he, along with then-boyfriend now-husband Mike Boila, recorded and performed under the name Justus Boyz. The duo self-released an album [...]
Saving money is a crucial aspect of financial planning. When we’re conscious of our spending habits, we’re able to make better decisions to build bigger cash reserves and prepare for the future. There are lots [...]
On Nov. 7 those interested in giving themselves "permission to be sexy" are invited to The Detroit School of Burlesque for a body-positive 101 Beginner Burlesque Course. Attendees will be taught by award-winning performers and [...]
Before Sophie White began professionally telling stories as an actress and filmmaker she had a career as varied as the characters she portrays on screen. At one point racing motorcycles and doing boxing promotion, White [...]
It’s almost Halloween, so let’s look at some of the scary things happening to LGBTQ parents lately, and then at some treats that just might help us be brave.
PONTIAC — Like the various shapes, colors and patterns that are part of a kaleidoscope, the artwork created and inspired by the LGBTQ community doesn’t just form a rainbow but an ever-changing mosaic.
Love Him Little, Love Him Long: John Cameron Mitchell Heads to Ann Arbor With ‘Hedwig’ Stories, Songs
You very well may have uncovered a truer you thanks to John Cameron Mitchell. Maybe it happened while you were experiencing some kind of divine queer intervention through soul-searching heroine Hedwig Robinson, who comes into [...]
With its unique blend of poetry, music and personal testimonials of black gay men living their authentic truths in 1980s America, Marlon Riggs' "Tongues Untied" stood out among documentaries of the day both in its [...]
Between the cake, photographers, floral arrangements and wedding attire on display at the 9th annual Between The Lines Wedding, Home and Life Expo on Sunday, Oct. 13, Dearborn's The Henry, Autograph Collection hotel felt transformed into a unique celebration of both marriage and equality.
You work hard at the gym, and it can be frustrating when all that exercise and effort isn’t providing the results you want – like melting away the fat around your midsection. Part of the problem may be that you’ve gotten yourself into a routine that’s no longer working, causing your weight-loss goals to plateau. There are ways to tackle this universal issue, from obvious habit changes to more under-the-radar solutions, like planning an adventure getaway. Take a look.
New Orleans-based rapper and bounce music ambassador Big Freedia is a hip-hop artist who is changing the game. Her website describes her style best, characterizing it as "call-and-response lyrics over rapid-fire beats and booty-shaking." And [...]
At this point, "American Idol" is a mere footnote in Adam Lambert’s undaunted, venturesome, decade-long career. It was 2009 when Lambert astonished gays and moms with his confident strut and those sky-high notes, ultimately giving [...]