• Rising From The Ashes: ANAHEIM WHITE HOUSE

    Rising From The Ashes: ANAHEIM WHITE HOUSE

    by bill biss –  Bruno Serato, the owner of the revered dining establishment known for three decades as Anaheim White House, is a remarkable humanitarian in his charity work and a chef supremo, putting his passion, talent and heart into every detail. In February of this year, Serato, his family and staff watched as their […]

  • THE SHAPE OF WATER: Reinventing A Childhood Classic - Del Toro Style

    THE SHAPE OF WATER: Reinventing A Childhood Classic – Del Toro Style

    by chris carpenter –  As a boy, acclaimed writer-director Guillermo del Toro thought the title monster of his favorite movie, The Creature From The Black Lagoon, and the human woman with whom it was smitten should have swum off into the sunset together. Del Toro has now taken a step toward correcting this perceived slight […]

  • THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS

    THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS

    THE STORY BEHIND CHARLES DICKENS AND THE WORLD’S MOST BELOVED TALE ~ by joel martens ~ Utter the phrase “Bah Humbug!” and there isn’t a person on the planet or at least very few, who won’t be transported to the dark, inhospitable world that surrounds the old crank, Ebenezer Scrooge. There are few books that […]

  • CALL ME BY YOUR NAME

    CALL ME BY YOUR NAME

    A VOYAGE TROUGHT DISCOVERY AND DESIRE ~ by joel martens ~   Who among us doesn’t remember those disconcerting first twinges of sexual attraction? How about the rush of discovery when the attraction was reciprocated? Then, the breathless, heady intensity that followed during the pursuit of, or the chase by, the object of that attraction…those […]

  • KELLY CLARKSON

    KELLY CLARKSON

    MEANING OF LIFE The Girl Next Door All Grown Up ~ by joel martens ~ She hasn’t stopped singing, writing and perfecting her sound over the course of that 15 years. Even if you based success solely on her latest musical effort, Meaning of Life, it would still be resoundingly true. She is in her […]

National News

A Year in Review: The Best 10 Songs of 2017

A Year in Review: The Best 10 Songs of 2017

[ 0 ] December 12, 2017

from edge Media network –  Women have dominated the music charts over the last few years, with pop stars like Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift and many more populating Billboard’s Hot 100. But this year was quite different. In May, Billboard published the article “Men Have Linked the Longest Streak of Hot 100 […]

HRC Releases 2018 Buyer's Guide Just In Time for Holiday Shopping Season

HRC Releases 2018 Buyer’s Guide Just In Time for Holiday Shopping Season

[ 0 ] December 7, 2017

from edge media network –  As the holiday shopping season kicks off, equality-minded shoppers can stand with companies who stand with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community by using the new Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s popular consumer guide to hundreds of American companies to choose brands and retail outlets committed to […]

Russia Rejects Warwick Rowers Nude Calendar Likely Due to 'Gay Propaganda' Law

Russia Rejects Warwick Rowers Nude Calendar Likely Due to ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law

[ 0 ] December 6, 2017

from edge media network –  The annual Warwick Rowers nude calendar won’t be available in Russia, likely due to the country’s controversy “gay propaganda” law, The Independent reports. The 2018 edition of the naughty calendar, which has been published over the last nine years and features nearly-naked students from the University of Warwick in England, was […]

San Diego News

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: Spreading Cheer on Downtown San Diego's 4th Street

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: Spreading Cheer on Downtown San Diego’s 4th Street

[ 0 ] December 12, 2017

by lisa lipsey –  Christmas time is upon us and with it comes Miracle on 34th Street. You know the one with the department store Santa Claus, who claims he’s the real Kris Kringle and gets arrested? His case gets taken all the way to the Supreme Court, of course. And of course, a miracle […]

THE HILLCREST WIND ENSEMBLE: Making the Season Bright with Music and More

THE HILLCREST WIND ENSEMBLE: Making the Season Bright with Music and More

[ 0 ] December 6, 2017

by tim parks –  The Hillcrest Wind Ensemble brings over 30 years of experience and history with them, when they take the Parq West stage for their Holiday Revue on Saturday, December 16. The 45-piece group, along with The Hillcrest Holiday Singers, will perform classic American standards from days gone by, sure to elicit feelings […]

THE MOORS: Juxtaposing The Old and The New at Diversionary

THE MOORS: Juxtaposing The Old and The New at Diversionary

[ 0 ] November 7, 2017

by lisa lipsey –  Is it true that everything old is new? Perhaps everything is just old? Maybe just timeless? The issues, relationships, the story of humankind? Playwright Jen Silverman investigates this concept in her play The Moors, the recipient of a 2015 Edgerton Foundation New American Plays Award. By set and costume, the show […]

Orange County News

Rising From The Ashes: ANAHEIM WHITE HOUSE

Rising From The Ashes: ANAHEIM WHITE HOUSE

[ 0 ] December 15, 2017

by bill biss –  Bruno Serato, the owner of the revered dining establishment known for three decades as Anaheim White House, is a remarkable humanitarian in his charity work and a chef supremo, putting his passion, talent and heart into every detail. In February of this year, Serato, his family and staff watched as their […]

Celebrate the HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD with Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Celebrate the HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD with Segerstrom Center for the Arts

[ 0 ] December 6, 2017

by tony reverditto –  ‘Twas a long time coming…but it was absolutely worth the wait. Segerstrom Center for the Arts is celebrating their latest addition, the new beautiful Argyros Plaza and Center for Dance and Innovation (CDI), which has transformed the center’s campus. This brilliant use of space was designed by Michael Maltzan and has […]

A Holiday Adventure with The Merry Men of MENALIVE

A Holiday Adventure with The Merry Men of MENALIVE

[ 0 ] November 8, 2017

by tony reverditto –  It may seem a little early for a Christmas anecdote, but MenAlive, Orange County Gay Men’s Chorus holiday concert takes place Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2, so we didn’t want you to miss it! A little history: MenAlive, the brainchild of founder Rich Cook, began with 13 singers back […]

Long Beach News

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY POPS! Presents an Evening with “Duke, Ella & All That Jazz”

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY POPS! Presents an Evening with “Duke, Ella & All That Jazz”

[ 0 ] November 8, 2017

On Saturday, November 18 at 8 p.m. in the Long Beach Arena (300 E. Ocean Blvd.), the Long Beach Symphony will present an evening of music inspired by the legendary 1930s Harlem jazz clubs featuring greatest hits by Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Ethel Waters and more! Veteran conductor and trumpeter Byron […]

A TASTEFUL AFFAIR: An Event to Remember

A TASTEFUL AFFAIR: An Event to Remember

[ 0 ] November 7, 2017

by tony reverditto –  The AIDS Food Store is Southern California’s longest serving HIV/AIDS food provider. Started in 1985 through Christ Chapel Long Beach, when a group came together to address the issue of hunger in a community where many social service agencies were unable or unwilling to help. Consequently, the AIDS Food Store Long […]

OCTOBER COMMUNITY EVENTS: Orange & Los Angeles Counties

OCTOBER COMMUNITY EVENTS: Orange & Los Angeles Counties

[ 0 ] October 5, 2017

  Come celebrate all things LatinX and LGBTQ at the 2nd Annual Calavera LGBTQ Community Celebration on Saturday, October 28 at Mi Centro in Boyle Heights. Designed to honor the cultural Day of the Dead and to remember family and community members who have passed: Particularly those lost to gun violence, such as those at […]

Los Angeles News

ENGENDER: The Subjectivity of Male and Female

ENGENDER: The Subjectivity of Male and Female

[ 0 ] December 7, 2017

by joel martens –  The construct of what makes us male and female is perhaps one of the most obdurate that we as a society face. More often than not, in our need to make comfortable our understanding of things not simply defined, we seek to classify in extremes, simplifying what should be a delightful […]

TREVOR LIVE: An Evening of Entertainment, Comedy, Special Performances and Fundraising

TREVOR LIVE: An Evening of Entertainment, Comedy, Special Performances and Fundraising

[ 0 ] November 9, 2017

“The mission of The Trevor Project is to end suicide among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people.” Inspired by the Academy Award-winning short film Trevor, The Trevor Project, founded in 1998, is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people ages 13 to 24. Their […]

ROTTERDAM: Living and Loving Authentically

ROTTERDAM: Living and Loving Authentically

[ 0 ] November 6, 2017

by lisa lipsey –  This holiday season Skylight Theatre Company asks audiences to join them as they examine transformation, humor, complex relationships and authenticity. Welcome to Rotterdam, an Olivier Award-winning show by Jon Brittain, that is making its West Coast Premiere. Since 2011, Skylight has focused on discovering, developing and producing new plays and Rotterdam […]

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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