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INAUGURAL POET RETURNS TO MIAMI IN NEW MEMOIR

INAUGURAL POET RETURNS TO MIAMI IN NEW MEMOIR

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

by Christine Armario Associated Press –  In Richard Blanco’s Miami, memories linger outside coffee windows and in Cuban grocery store aisles. Barack Obama’s 2013 inaugural poet grew up here, gathering experiences and stories as the son of Cuban exiles that would lay the foundation for his written work and inspire his new memoir, “The Prince of […]

NYONG'O, COX, POWER GIVEN GLAMOUR MAGAZINE LAURELS

NYONG’O, COX, POWER GIVEN GLAMOUR MAGAZINE LAURELS

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

by Shelley Acoca Associated Press Actresses Lupita Nyong’o and Laverne Cox, fashion designer Sarah Burton, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power and Chelsea Clinton are among those being awarded Women of the Year awards by Glamour magazine. The awards are to be presented in a star-studded ceremony Monday evening at Carnegie Hall. Nyong’o won a supporting-actress Oscar […]

ANTI-GAY GROUP SLAMS PRO-GAY FROSTED FLAKES AD

ANTI-GAY GROUP SLAMS PRO-GAY FROSTED FLAKES AD

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network – Members of the American Family Association do not find it “grrrreeat” that Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes mascot Tony the Tiger is featured on a new pro-gay ad for the guidebook for Atlanta Pride, Pink News reports. “Guess who was a huge sponsor of the Atlanta Gay […]

'JOLLY HOLLY FOLLIES' WITH THE ORANGE COUNTY GAY MEN'S CHORUS

‘JOLLY HOLLY FOLLIES’ WITH THE ORANGE COUNTY GAY MEN’S CHORUS

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

MenAlive, the Orange County Gay Men’s Chorus, has a new attitude, a new Artistic Director and is ready to kick off a new season of musical fun. Join them for Jolly Holly Follies, a festive concert spectacular, which launches their 14th season. Celebrate the holidays with favorite classic tunes mixed in with new contemporary gems, […]

MICHAEL KRAJEWSKI AND DEBBIE GRAVITTE “BOND” IN TWO PARTS WITH THE LONG BEACH SYMPHONY

MICHAEL KRAJEWSKI AND DEBBIE GRAVITTE “BOND” IN TWO PARTS WITH THE LONG BEACH SYMPHONY

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

by joshua ryan –  THE CONDUCTOR: Michael Krajewski spent a decade with Long Beach Symphony and has dedicated his career to developing entertaining programs infused with clever humor for symphonies in Houston, Atlanta and Philadelphia. Krajewski returns to Long Beach with Tony Award-winner, Debbie Gravitte, for Bond and Beyond, part of the successful Pops! Concert […]

PILOBOLUS: DANCE REDEFINED

PILOBOLUS: DANCE REDEFINED

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

by joel martens –  POWER sometimes comes in small packages and as is often the case, what is on the surface belies what lies beneath. Both are perfect metaphors for the dance phenom, Pilobolus. Much like its namesake, a tiny phototropic fungus that grows in barnyard organic matter, which can propel itself with extraordinary strength, […]

SECOND ANNUAL MULTICULTURAL LGBT LITERARY FOUNDATION GALA

SECOND ANNUAL MULTICULTURAL LGBT LITERARY FOUNDATION GALA

[ 0 ] November 7, 2014

by caleb rainey – This month I get to write about the Multicultural LGBT Literary Foundation and on a subject very close to me—literature. To get a better idea of what the foundation is and does, Director of Development, Andrew Brandon and Chief Financial Officer, Katrina Young, discuss the organization. Young stated, “The Foundation started […]

L.A. NIGHTS WITH SASHA

L.A. NIGHTS WITH SASHA

[ 0 ] November 7, 2014

by sasha scarlett –  THE ABBEY, 692 North Robertson Boulevard, is hosting their annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Monday, December 1 for World AIDS Day. It’s a WeHo tradition, so come celebrate! sbe.com/nightlife/brands/theabbyfoodandbar HERE LOUNGE at 696 Robertson “brings all the girls to the clubs,” for Truck Stop on Friday Nights—lovely ladies who “shake their groove […]

LONG BEACH AIDS RIDE: ANNUAL BENEFIT FOR HIV/AIDS SERVICES

LONG BEACH AIDS RIDE: ANNUAL BENEFIT FOR HIV/AIDS SERVICES

[ 0 ] November 7, 2014

They say, “It’s better the second time around…” With nearly 100 riders participating in last year’s inaugural Long Beach AIDS Ride, the event took riders along a pristine California coastal route, raising over $20,000 for HIV/AIDS programs at both The Center and C.A.R.E. Program. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, November 15 and is […]

“LUCIE” IN THE SKY WITH THE NATIONAL TOUR OF 'PIPPIN'

“LUCIE” IN THE SKY WITH THE NATIONAL TOUR OF ‘PIPPIN’

[ 0 ] November 6, 2014

by tony reverditto –  The new, circus-inspired production of Pippin, directed by Diane Paulus, features Lucie Arnaz with an acrobatic troupe of performers. Pippin, a young prince, longs to find passion and adventure in his life. To prove his loyalty to his father, King Charles, Pippin goes to war. But when Leading Player convinces the […]

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