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.
Spending time with family stuffing your face is grand – until it isn’t. Ditch the drama this holiday season and eat out for a happier holiday. 1. It’s hard to overeat I’ve never been one [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]