• THAILAND

    THAILAND

    A TROVE OF TREASURES ~ by joel martens ~ Nine plus hours on a plane heading west from L.A. to Bangkok, with a three-hour 40-minute layover in Shanghai and you end up arriving three days after you left. It seemingly makes no sense, right? Then the return trip, which is of course the same interval, […]

  • SAN DIEGO PRIDE 2017

    SAN DIEGO PRIDE 2017

    ALLIED IN ACTION: UNITED FOR JUSTICE ~ by tim parks ~ It is estimated that there are 100,000 diverse people who attend San Diego Pride each year. The 42-year-old annual event taking place from Friday, July 14 through Sunday, July 16, has been a reflection of where we are as a community: Whether addressing the […]

  • TRUTH FLOWS FREE: Behind The Lens with Serg of Serg Studios

    TRUTH FLOWS FREE: Behind The Lens with Serg of Serg Studios

    Pride: prīd/ noun “A feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired.” For the month in which we feature San Diego Pride, we had the honor of spotlighting the fantastic photography of San […]

  • The B-52s

    The B-52s

    FRED SCHNEIDER IT’S A COSMIC THING ~ by joel martens ~ I doubt that there’s a band or group who are more readily recognizable and to a broader cross-section of people, than the B-52s and their catalogue of fun, funky music. In a career that has spanned nearly 40 years, this mercurial group has spun […]

  • WRABEL

    WRABEL

    JUST AS HE IS… ~ by joel martens ~ You may not recognize him just yet, but you’ve certainly heard his music. Wrabel has written for everyone from Ellie Goulding to Lea Michele, Prince Royce, Adam Lambert, Will Young, Phillip Phillips, Katharine McPhee and Pentatonix. He followed those successes with his first single in 2014 […]

National News

After Backlash, Andrew Garfield Says Comments On Being Gay Were Taken Out of Context

After Backlash, Andrew Garfield Says Comments On Being Gay Were Taken Out of Context

[ 0 ] July 20, 2017

from edge media network –  Andrew Garfield is defending himself after coming under fire earlier this month when he explained how he prepared for his role in the London production of “Angels in America,” where he plays a gay man with HIV. At the time, he said he watched a lot of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” […]

Trailer for Season 3 of Hulu's 'Difficult People' Hits Web

Trailer for Season 3 of Hulu’s ‘Difficult People’ Hits Web

[ 0 ] July 18, 2017

from edge media network –  Get ready for more hijinks with Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner! Hulu released a new trailer for the upcoming third season of “Difficult People” Tuesday. The comedy is set to return on August 8. The two-minute trailer boasts a number of guest stars, including John Cho (who will play Billy’s […]

Bob the Drag Queen Talks Stand-Up Comedy Special

Bob the Drag Queen Talks Stand-Up Comedy Special

[ 0 ] July 11, 2017

from edge media network It’s been just over a year since we sat down with Bob The Drag Queen, right after he was crowned the winner of Season 8 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Since then he has traveled the world performing. A few months back I saw him as the hostess one of Murray and […]

San Diego News

KEN LUDWIG'S ROBIN HOOD!: Oh Those Merry Men!

KEN LUDWIG’S ROBIN HOOD!: Oh Those Merry Men!

[ 0 ] July 13, 2017

by lisa lipsey – Comedy and musical genius Ken Ludwig, whose Baskerville brought Sherlock Holmes and Mr. Watson to The Old Globe, is back with a brand new Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy about another iconic duo: Robin Hood and Little John! Under the direction of Jessica Stone (Arms and the Man, Vanya and Sonia and […]

SAN DIEGO PRIDE EVENTS: More Fun To Be Had All Weekend Long

SAN DIEGO PRIDE EVENTS: More Fun To Be Had All Weekend Long

[ 0 ] July 11, 2017

Launch The Rob Benzon Foundation celebrates 18 years of giving, with their annual San Diego Pride Kickoff Party. Starting out as a small back yard celebration, the “party with a purpose,” has grown to be one of San Diego’s premier Pride events, returning 100 percent of the ticket sales back to supporting the LGBTQ community. […]

ANIMAL CRACKERS: Cygnet Theatre Launches its 15th Season with a Madcap Musical Comedy

ANIMAL CRACKERS: Cygnet Theatre Launches its 15th Season with a Madcap Musical Comedy

[ 0 ] July 11, 2017

~ by tony reverditto ~ Based on the 1928 Broadway hit, with book by masters George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, Animal Crackers is the hallmark of the Marx Brothers’ lunacy. A celebrated painting goes missing from a fancy house party, honoring the return of African explorer Captain Spaulding. Chaos ensues when guests set out […]

Orange County News

TEATRO ALLA SCALA BALLET COMPANY Makes Rare West Coast Visit with the Ballet Classic Giselle at Segerstrom Center

TEATRO ALLA SCALA BALLET COMPANY Makes Rare West Coast Visit with the Ballet Classic Giselle at Segerstrom Center

[ 0 ] July 20, 2017

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company in an exclusive West Coast engagement performing Giselle, Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30. One of the finest examples of romantic ballet, Giselle is the tale of love, betrayal and redemption between the peasant girl Giselle and Prince Albrecht. It was a triumph […]

Come to the FUN HOME with Robert Petkoff

Come to the FUN HOME with Robert Petkoff

[ 0 ] July 18, 2017

by bill biss –  An innovative musical hit the “Great White Way” in 2015, called Fun Home, a show that was nominated for twelve Tony Awards and won five of the highest honors for a musical, capturing the Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, Best Direction and Best Leading Actor in a […]

Summer Nights Are Heating Up with Pacific Symphony's SUMMERFEST 2017

Summer Nights Are Heating Up with Pacific Symphony’s SUMMERFEST 2017

[ 0 ] July 7, 2017

Pack a picnic, bring your favorite wine and enjoy some great summer nights under the stars—as an exciting new chapter begins for Pacific Symphony and the Orange County community—when the orchestra settles into its brand-new summer home at the O.C. Fair & Event Center. “Performing at Pacific Amphitheater on the O.C. Fairgrounds presents a wonderful […]

Long Beach News

TY HERNDON

TY HERNDON

[ 0 ] May 12, 2017

HOUSE ON FIRE ~ by joel martens ~ Opening the closet door is something that we all must face at some point. Easy for some of us who enjoy a more accepting environment perhaps and more difficult for those who live in a world that can exact a dear price for being “outside the norm.” […]

Dine with PRIDE - Long Beach Style

Dine with PRIDE – Long Beach Style

[ 0 ] May 9, 2017

by tony reverditto – The Long Beach Pride Festival takes place at the 9.4 acre Marina Green Park on Shoreline Drive between Pine and Linden Avenue. The dining options nearby are as diverse as the crowd will be . . . Here are two wonderful options for you to partake in: HAMBURGER MARY’S LONG BEACH  […]

Long Beach Symphony Pops! Finale Celebrates Great Women Vocalists of the 1960s

Long Beach Symphony Pops! Finale Celebrates Great Women Vocalists of the 1960s

[ 0 ] May 5, 2017

For its final POPS! concert of the season on Saturday, May 13 at 8:00 PM, the Long Beach Symphony will showcase “Divas of the ‘60s” at the Long Beach Arena, with three dazzling Broadway vocalists and a local rising conductor making his Long Beach Symphony debut. Belmont Shore resident, Roger Kalia, will lead the orchestra […]

Los Angeles News

What's a Wedding Without THE CAKE?

What’s a Wedding Without THE CAKE?

[ 0 ] July 13, 2017

by lisa lipsey –  Produced by the Echo Theater Company as part of its 20th anniversary season, The Cake introduces audiences to Jen, who lives in New York, but always dreamed of getting married in her small North Carolina hometown. So, in this world premiere play from play-and-screen writer/producer Bekah Brunstetter (most recent work: NBC’s […]

Orange County & Los Angeles On Stage - June 2017

Orange County & Los Angeles On Stage – June 2017

[ 0 ] June 8, 2017

EIFMAN BALLET Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg Friday, June 16 through Sunday, June 18 performing Red Giselle, Boris Eifman’s ballet fantasy. Inspired by the tragic and tumultuous life of one of Russia’s greatest ballerinas, Olga Spessivtseva, Red Giselle is set at the beginning of the 20th century, an era […]

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN GAY FRINGE - Featured Selections From The 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN GAY FRINGE – Featured Selections From The 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival

[ 0 ] June 7, 2017

by lisa lipsey –  Jamie Lee Curtis once said, “Everything you want in the world is just right outside your comfort zone. Everything you could possibly want!” That seems like a succinct definition of Fringe Festivals. A little outside of traditional theatre, a little inside some of the best new theatre minds. A little decadent […]

Palm Springs News

SoCal Leather Productions presents California Drummer Contest

SoCal Leather Productions presents California Drummer Contest

[ 0 ] June 9, 2017

  On June 30, 2017 SoCal Leather Productions will hold the next California Drummer Contest weekend in Cathedral City, California at the Barracks Bar. California Drummer is a regional event of Drummer North America. California Drummer is a fetish weekend which begins Friday, June 30th concluding Sunday, July 2nd. The weekend will start off with […]

An Early Easter Surprise: LADY BUNNY Hot on the Trail

An Early Easter Surprise: LADY BUNNY Hot on the Trail

[ 0 ] March 13, 2017

by lisa lipsey –  Lady Bunny is back in town and she’s got a little “somethin’-somethin’” to fill your basket…And there’s nothing PC about her bunny tales! As she said during this interview, “We’ve gone so overboard with the ‘word police’ that they’re trying to make Dick Van Dyke change his name to Penis Van […]

Leading On-Demand Massage Provider Soothe Arrives in Palm Springs & Inland Empire

Leading On-Demand Massage Provider Soothe Arrives in Palm Springs & Inland Empire

[ 0 ] November 15, 2016

  Soothe, the world’s largest and fastest-growing on-demand massage service, will arrive in Palm Springs and Inland Empire on November 17, 2016.  On that date, Soothe will be in 48 cities across the United States, Canada, and the U.K., Soothe brings vetted, certified massage therapists to customers’ home, office, or hotel in as little as one hour. The company plans to expand […]

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'American Horror Story' Season 7 Theme to be Revealed Next Week

‘American Horror Story’ Season 7 Theme to be Revealed Next Week

[ 0 ] July 11, 2017

from edge media network – The theme and title of “American Horror Story” Season 7 will be revealed next week, showrunner Ryan Murphy tweeted Monday night. Unlike Season 6, which was kept under wraps until the day it debuted and revealed to be “AHS: Roanoke,” Season 7 will get a traditional rollout it seems. Taking […]