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DEL SHORES

DEL SHORES

[ 0 ] August 15, 2017

A VERY SORDID ENDING L.A. Premiere ~ by joel martens ~   Few can wear such a heavy mantle. Especially one hoarding so many creative endowments beneath including: Writer/director/producer/actor/stand-up comedian. Del Shores certainly is one of them and thankfully, he has graciously shared those proficiencies, making us laugh, cry and examine our place in society’s jigsaw […]

IRA GLASS

IRA GLASS

[ 0 ] August 11, 2017

ON THE ROAD WITH THIS AMERICAN LIFE ~ by joel martens ~ If you haven’t heard of NPR’s This American Life, it’s high time for you to discover this wonderful gem. The weekly episodic radio show, hosted by the indomitable Ira Glass, is a jewel in the crown of American broadcasting. The show follows a […]

TODRICK HALL

TODRICK HALL

[ 0 ] August 9, 2017

STRAIGHT OUTTA OZ Hold On To Your Broomsticks, Bitches! ~ by joel martens ~ “Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore…” That’s the indelible line Judy Garland made famous, as she landed amongst the Munchkins in the fabled, fairytale land of Oz. Rightly so, for many a gay man, she and the beloved musical […]

LEVI KREIS

LEVI KREIS

[ 0 ] August 4, 2017

BACK WHERE HE BELONGS HELLO LEVI! ~ by shawn schikora ~ The out singer/songwriter and Tony-winning actor Levi Kreis (for his portrayal of Jerry Lee Lewis in the smash Million Dollar Quartet), has long openly shared his journey, never flinching from voicing his feelings—and experiences—regarding topics ranging from sexuality, spirituality, politics, religion, drug use 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 […]

THAILAND

THAILAND

[ 0 ] July 10, 2017

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, […]

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

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

[ 0 ] July 10, 2017

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

[ 0 ] July 7, 2017

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

[ 0 ] July 7, 2017

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 […]

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