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MARDI GRAS 2017: The Return of Hillcrest’s Original Fat Tuesday

MARDI GRAS 2017: The Return of Hillcrest’s Original Fat Tuesday

[ 0 ] February 15, 2017

by tim parks – When February’s page is turned on the calendar, most people associate the second month of the year with the hearts and flowers of Valentine’s Day. However, there’s another reason to enjoy the shortest month of the year—Mardi Gras—with its offerings of boys, masks, beads and booze! The root of Mardi Gras, […]

Rachel Lindsay Named ABC's First Black 'Bachelorette'

Rachel Lindsay Named ABC’s First Black ‘Bachelorette’

[ 0 ] February 14, 2017

from edge media network –  ABC has named a black woman as its “Bachelorette” for the first time in the show’s history. Rachel Lindsay will lead the 13th season of “The Bachelor” spinoff. The announcement came Monday night on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” The news is somewhat of a spoiler for fans of the ongoing […]

Jazz Vocalist Denzal Sinclaire Brings the Nat King Cole Songbook to Life with Long Beach Symphony

Jazz Vocalist Denzal Sinclaire Brings the Nat King Cole Songbook to Life with Long Beach Symphony

[ 0 ] February 14, 2017

Romance will be in the air when the Long Beach Symphony POPS! orchestra and vocalist Denzal Sinclaire pay tribute to the love songs of American music legend, Nat King Cole, at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 18 in the Long Beach Arena (300 E. Ocean Blvd.). Featuring ten of the biggest hits made famous by Nat, […]

Grammys Add 1st Man, Transgender Woman as Trophy Presenters

Grammys Add 1st Man, Transgender Woman as Trophy Presenters

[ 0 ] February 10, 2017

from edge media network –  At Sunday’s Grammys, a man and a transgender woman will join the so-called trophy girls who bring music’s top honors onstage. It’s a change that puts the Grammys in the front ranks of awards diversity. “To be honest, the idea of a ‘trophy girl’ has felt antiquated for some time […]

TWO IN THE BUSCH: "Die, Mommie, Die’s" Drew Droege and Ryan Bergmann

TWO IN THE BUSCH: “Die, Mommie, Die’s” Drew Droege and Ryan Bergmann

[ 0 ] February 8, 2017

by tim parks –  What do you have, when you combine a washed-up Hollywood maven wanting to resurrect her career, her distant husband, a well-endowed on-the-side lover and two horrible children? Well, if you add a splash of film noir, a dash of camp and a big heaping teaspoon of strong female lead, then you […]

Watch: 'Orange is the New Black' Season 5 Gets Trailer, Release Date

Watch: ‘Orange is the New Black’ Season 5 Gets Trailer, Release Date

[ 0 ] February 8, 2017

from edge media network –  Netflix dropped the first trailer for the fifth season of “Orange is the New Black” Wednesday, as EW notes. The streaming service also revealed the release date for the upcoming season: You can tune into the ladies of Litchfield on Friday, June 9. A number of stars are returning to the […]

February Theatre Briefs - Orange & Los Angeles Counties

February Theatre Briefs – Orange & Los Angeles Counties

[ 0 ] February 7, 2017

AIDA Experience Verdi’s impeccable musical genius at its most voluptuous, when Pacific Symphony delivers the concert opera, Aida. The opera recounts the doomed, love triangle of an Egyptian princess, a young, Nubian slave girl and the soldier they both love. Set amid the chaos and political upheaval of ancient Egypt, Aida unfolds its edge-of-your-seat story […]

FORTUNE FEIMSTER: It's All About Sips & Giggles

FORTUNE FEIMSTER: It’s All About Sips & Giggles

[ 0 ] February 7, 2017

by tim parks – Openly gay comedian Fortune Feimster has crafted a successful career out of a whim, mining her sense of humor into treasured comedy gold. Okay, now that we have gotten all of the Fortune puns out of the way, let’s get down to the brass tacks about this very talented lady. The […]

Love LGBTQ-Style on The Silver Screen

Love LGBTQ-Style on The Silver Screen

[ 0 ] February 6, 2017

by chris carpenter –   Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and Cupid’s bow and arrows are at the ready. Some hope to be love-struck, while others may do everything they can to dodge his amorous arsenal. Either way, there is little doubt that love will be in the air for the next few […]

Los Angeles County LGBT Community Events in February

Los Angeles County LGBT Community Events in February

[ 0 ] February 6, 2017

DIE KRÄNKEN: SPRAYED WITH TEARS ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries at 909 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles is the world’s largest repositories of LGBTQ materials. The unique collection includes: Books and periodicals, audiovisuals, art and photography, posters, textiles and objects, as well as subject files, a broad digital library […]

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