• PALOMA FAITH

    PALOMA FAITH

    The Bumpy Road to Love is Now A PERFECT CONTRADICTION ~ by bill biss ~ Paloma Faith knows firsthand, that the road to love is filled with many a roadblock, wrong turn or dead-end. On her third release, A Perfect Contradiction, due in the U.S. on Tuesday, October 7, Faith takes a long hard look […]

  • ARIANA GRANDE REACHES TOP TIER POP STATUS WITH 'MY EVERYTHING'

    ARIANA GRANDE REACHES TOP TIER POP STATUS WITH ‘MY EVERYTHING’

    by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge on the Net At just 20 years old, singer Ariana Grande has achieved something that only the top tier pop divas before her have accomplished: her first two albums went straight to no. 1 on Billboard. Grande hit this rare milestone last week with the release of her […]

  • ROWHOUSE SHOWDOWN

    ROWHOUSE SHOWDOWN

    SoCal Boys Showing Us How To Get It Done! by joel martens Joshua Altman and Geoffrey Taft (Josh, left in photo and Geoff, right in photo) are no strangers to success and difficult challenges, both have had each in their young lives. A couple who met at a business convention in NYC , their relationship, […]

  • 2014 FALL TV PREVIEW - THE “GAYNGLE" (GAY ANGLE)

    2014 FALL TV PREVIEW – THE “GAYNGLE” (GAY ANGLE)

    by tim parks -  In relation to “our place” in the new crop of Fall TV shows, I will borrow a catchphrase from one Ms. Kathy Griffin and ask, “Where are my gays at?” Two of last year’s hopefuls did not survive their freshman seasons. Sean Hayes didn’t save the world and Super Fun Night’s […]

  • SOUTH BAY PRIDE 2014 - BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER

    SOUTH BAY PRIDE 2014 – BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER

    by caleb rainey – You thought Pride season was over in July? Wrong! This September, the South Bay LGBT community is celebrating Pride and it is not to be missed! The Rage Monthly was able to chat with one of the organizers for the event, Executive Director Dae Elliott, to find out more about South […]

  • Q FILMS 2014: PREMIERES & AWARD WINNERS

    Q FILMS 2014: PREMIERES & AWARD WINNERS

    by chris carpenter – One can think of this month’s Long Beach Qfilm Festival as coming at the tail end of the LGBT film fest circuit, or one can think of it as the kickoff to the annual awards-consideration festival circuit, along with the concurrent Toronto Film Festival. At any rate, the 21st Long Beach […]

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National News

A FEUD BEGINS - KATY PERRY SUBTWEETS TAYLOR SWIFT?
[ 0 ] September 9, 2014

A FEUD BEGINS – KATY PERRY SUBTWEETS TAYLOR SWIFT?

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge on the Net From now until October 27, Taylor Swift will be busy occupying every aspect of your mind, as she gears up to release her fifth album “1989.” In her latest effort to promote her new music and brainwash you, Rolling Stone magazine published a large cover […]

BROADWAY BACKDOWN: LIGHTS TO DIM FOR JOAN RIVERS TONIGHT
[ 0 ] September 9, 2014

BROADWAY BACKDOWN: LIGHTS TO DIM FOR JOAN RIVERS TONIGHT

by Bobby McGuire, Edge on the Net Less than one day after deciding that Joan Rivers’ career didn’t meet the criteria to be honored by dimming the lights on Gotham’s theater marquees, it appears as though the organization that represents the majority of Broadway theater owners and producers has had a change of heart. A memo […]

NEIL PATRICK HARRIS MARRIES IN ITALY
[ 0 ] September 8, 2014

NEIL PATRICK HARRIS MARRIES IN ITALY

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge on the Net Neil Patrick Harris finally married his longtime partner David Burtka in Italy Saturday, People magazine reports. “We happily confirm that Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka were married in Italy in an intimate ceremony surrounded by their close friends and family,” Harris’s representative told the publication. […]

San Diego News

I THINK “OLIVER” SAID IT BEST…“Food, glorious food!"
[ 0 ] September 10, 2014

I THINK “OLIVER” SAID IT BEST…“Food, glorious food!”

“Food, glorious food!  We’re anxious to try it.  Three banquets a day – Our favorite diet! Just picture a great big steak - Fried, roasted or stewed. Oh, food, Wonderful food, Marvelous food Glorious food!” Who doesn’t love a great meal? September is the time to explore the many tastes that San Diego County has to offer and […]

SAN DIEGO THEATRE BRIEFS - SEPTEMBER EDITION
[ 0 ] September 9, 2014

SAN DIEGO THEATRE BRIEFS – SEPTEMBER EDITION

  REGRETS ONLY One of San Diego theatre’s favorite mulit-taskers, Jessica Johns, is making her Diversionary directorial debut with Regrets Only, the Paul Rudnick social comedy set firmly in the George W. Bush era. The story features Tibby McCullough, her high-powered attorney husband Jack and her GBF (gay best friend) fashion designer Hank Hadley, who […]

SOUTH BAY PRIDE 2014 - BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER
[ 0 ] September 8, 2014

SOUTH BAY PRIDE 2014 – BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER

by caleb rainey – You thought Pride season was over in July? Wrong! This September, the South Bay LGBT community is celebrating Pride and it is not to be missed! The Rage Monthly was able to chat with one of the organizers for the event, Executive Director Dae Elliott, to find out more about South […]

Orange County News

 GAY DAYS ANAHEIM AT THE DISNEYLAND RESORT
[ 0 ] September 10, 2014

 GAY DAYS ANAHEIM AT THE DISNEYLAND RESORT

. “Oh Mickey, you’re so fine you’re so fine, you blow my mind, hey Mickey, hey Mickey…” It’s the perfect tag line for what’s coming up at Disneyland in Anaheim from Friday, October 3 through Sunday, October 5. The annual event has become a tradition and though not “official,” the event attracts over 30,000 guests […]

LEARNING FROM HISTORY AT THE OLDEST AND LARGEST TRANSGENDER BEAUTY PAGEANT OF ITS KIND
[ 0 ] September 9, 2014

LEARNING FROM HISTORY AT THE OLDEST AND LARGEST TRANSGENDER BEAUTY PAGEANT OF ITS KIND

by joshua ryan -   Athena Leyva perches carefully at the end of the runway, daintily brushing a tendril of hair from her face and back toward the crown atop her brunette locks. Leyva’s a winner. She is also the reigning titleholder of Hermosa y Protegida or The Hermosa Pageant, the oldest and longest-running pageant for […]

 PACIFIC SYMPHONY MAESTRO'S SERIES PRESENTS JOSHUA BELL
[ 0 ] September 6, 2014

 PACIFIC SYMPHONY MAESTRO’S SERIES PRESENTS JOSHUA BELL

. Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell returns to Orange County Thursday, September 25 through Saturday, September 27 to take the stage with Pacific Symphony at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa. Bell has been captivating audiences around the globe for more than 20 years with his breathtaking virtuosity, tonal beauty and […]

Long Beach News

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY: 80 YEARS OF COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT
[ 0 ] September 9, 2014

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY: 80 YEARS OF COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT

by joshua ryan Music lovers can celebrate, as season tickets for the Long Beach Symphony 2014-2015 Classical and POPS! Series are now on sale. “We’re thrilled to celebrate our 80th Anniversary at Long Beach Symphony by offering great music to the Long Beach community,” said Executive Director Kelly Ruggirello. THE CLASSICAL SERIES is geared toward […]

Q FILMS 2014: PREMIERES & AWARD WINNERS
[ 0 ] September 6, 2014

Q FILMS 2014: PREMIERES & AWARD WINNERS

by chris carpenter – One can think of this month’s Long Beach Qfilm Festival as coming at the tail end of the LGBT film fest circuit, or one can think of it as the kickoff to the annual awards-consideration festival circuit, along with the concurrent Toronto Film Festival. At any rate, the 21st Long Beach […]

 C.A.R.E. TO DINE 2014
[ 0 ] September 4, 2014

 C.A.R.E. TO DINE 2014

. The idea behind this single-day event is simple and effective: dine out, fight AIDS—and what a perfectly egocentric, self-indulgent way to help! Participating restaurants of your choice will donate 20 percent or more of their food, beverage and alcohol sales on Thursday, September 25 to benefit clients of the Comprehensive AIDS Resource and Education […]

Los Angeles News

TONY NOMINATED PLAY 'GOOD PEOPLE' COMES TO LA MIRADA THEATRE
[ 0 ] September 9, 2014

TONY NOMINATED PLAY ‘GOOD PEOPLE’ COMES TO LA MIRADA THEATRE

. Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire’s play, Good People, takes audiences to Southie, a Boston neighborhood in which a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo and where this month’s paycheck covers last month’s bills. Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job, is facing eviction and scrambling to catch […]

OUT ON THE MOUNTAIN - WHERE THE GAYS GO TO PLAY!
[ 0 ] September 8, 2014

OUT ON THE MOUNTAIN – WHERE THE GAYS GO TO PLAY!

THE ORGANIZERS BEHIND THE ANNUAL SIX FLAGS PARTY, OUT ON THE MOUNTAIN, REVEAL WHY THEIR EVENT ISN’T JUST ANOTHER DAY AT THE PARK. by ken knox For Out on the Mountain organizer, Bill Frederick, planning the annual event hosted by Six Flags Magic Mountain represents a bit of a homecoming. His father was one of […]

 HOLLYWOOD BOWL HIGHLIGHTS - SEPTEMBER
[ 0 ] September 7, 2014

 HOLLYWOOD BOWL HIGHLIGHTS – SEPTEMBER

. Prepare to take a breathtaking journey through The Planets—An HD Odyssey. Experience a profound new approach to Gustav Holst’s spectacular cosmic showpiece live with astonishing images from NASA and JPL rovers and satellites, as well as computer-generated graphics of the Mars landing and more projected on the big screen. Buckle up for this once-in-a-lifetime musical encounter […]

Palm Springs News

MIKE THOMPSON APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER
[ 0 ] April 11, 2014

MIKE THOMPSON APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER

  The LGBT Community Center of the Desert (The Center) announced that the Board has appointed Mike Thompson of Salt Lake City as its new Executive Director. Thompson arrives with a wealth of talent and experience as The Center is poised for growth.  A mission-oriented leader, he is committed to The Center’s mission of enriching […]

CONVERSING WITH COCO
[ 0 ] March 13, 2014

CONVERSING WITH COCO

by chris carpenter -  The indomitable drag legend Miss Coco Peru will be all over Southern California this month. She will be starting with a performance at San Diego’s Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage on Thursday, March 13 and culminating in the eighth installment of her ongoing Conversations With Coco on Thursday, March 20 […]

VIVA LES ORIGINALES!
[ 0 ] March 13, 2014

VIVA LES ORIGINALES!

  The incomparable Les Originales are bringing their special brand of drag entertainment to Palm Springs this month with Viva Les Originales! A Musical Tour Around the World, for a fundraising event for AIDS Assistance Program (AAP) on Sunday, March 30. The all-volunteer performance troupe was formed in 2003, with all funds raised at shows […]

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