Category: ENTERTAINMENT

RAGE REVIEWS: The Confounding & the Courageous

RAGE REVIEWS: The Confounding & the Courageous

[ 0 ] August 15, 2014

by chris carpenter -   I’m a little embarrassed to admit I am late to the work of gay Mexican filmmaker Julian Hernandez.  Over the last decade, Hernandez wrote and directed the widely acclaimed Broken Sky, A Thousand Clouds of Peace and Raging Sun, Raging Sky. The latter two both won the Berlin Film Festival’s Teddy […]

“AND THE WINNER IS...” THE 39TH ANNUAL NICKY AWARDS

“AND THE WINNER IS…” THE 39TH ANNUAL NICKY AWARDS

[ 0 ] August 15, 2014

by tim parks For 39 years, The Nicky Awards have been considered the “Gay” Academy Awards of San Diego and were established by activist and City Commissioner Nicole Murray-Ramirez in 1975. The annual event taking place on Sunday, August 24, celebrates outstanding achievements within the community, ranging in categories from Outstanding Community Organization to Outstanding […]

2014 LONG BEACH QFILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES COMPLETE LINEUP & SCHEDULE

2014 LONG BEACH QFILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES COMPLETE LINEUP & SCHEDULE

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

The 2014 Long Beach Qfilm Festival will take place Friday, September 12 through Sunday, September 14 at the historic Art Theatre located at 2025 East 4th St. and the neighboring LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, both on Long Beach’s renowned “Retro Row.” Long Beach’s longest-running film festival since 1993, the Qfilm Festival annually presents narrative features, documentaries […]

THEATRE OUT’S 'BEIRUT' - A GENDER-NEUTRAL INTERPRETATION

THEATRE OUT’S ‘BEIRUT’ – A GENDER-NEUTRAL INTERPRETATION

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

by tony reverditto -  Alan Bowne’s intense drama Beirut, starring Sam Irving and Jade Paris, takes place during a time when a new deadly virus has made its way into mainstream America. Those infected are literally branded with the letter “P” for positive and quarantined in Lower Manhattan. The story revolves around Torch, a young […]

'LOVE IS STRANGE' WITH ALFRED MOLINA

‘LOVE IS STRANGE’ WITH ALFRED MOLINA

[ 0 ] August 11, 2014

  Co-Star’s With John Lithgow In The Acclaimed Drama ~ by chris carpenter ~ Award-winning actor Alfred Molina may be most recognized for the heavies he has played on screen: the treacherous Satipo during the opening sequence of Raiders of the Lost Ark (which marked Molina’s film debut); Doctor Octopus in Spider-Man 2; and Snidely Whiplash […]

ANA GASTEYER: I’M HIP!

ANA GASTEYER: I’M HIP!

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014

 by chris carpenter -  Don’t expect her to appear as a topless Martha Stewart, as she occasionally did during six seasons on Saturday Night Live, but Ana Gasteyer is promising a sure-to-be memorable mix of comedy and music when she performs at Orange County Pride on Saturday, August 9. This free event will take place […]

INTO THE WOODS

INTO THE WOODS

[ 0 ] August 5, 2014

  FIASCO THEATRE REINVENTS SONDHEIM’S CLASSIC AT THE OLD GLOBE THEATRE ~ by lisa lipsey ~ Now playing at The Old Globe is Fiasco Theatre’s production of Into the Woods. Fiasco has been dubbed a fearless theatre company. Based out of New York, but born out of a theatre program at Brown University, they are known […]

NOBODY'S PRISON BITCH: A SPOILER-FILLED CONVERSATION WITH LEA DELARIA

NOBODY’S PRISON BITCH: A SPOILER-FILLED CONVERSATION WITH LEA DELARIA

[ 0 ] July 21, 2014

by Winnie McCroy EDGE on the Net Editor Season Two of the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black was offered in its glorious entirety on June 6, and by now, most fans have devoured all 13 episodes. Weeds creator Jenji Kohan has outdone herself again, with the addictive tale of fresh-faced blonde Piper Chapman […]

 THE 2014 LONG BEACH QFILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES MAJOR FEATURES LINEUP

THE 2014 LONG BEACH QFILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES MAJOR FEATURES LINEUP

[ 0 ] July 21, 2014

. The 2014 Long Beach Qfilm Festival will take place Friday, September 12 through Sunday, 14 at the historic Art Theatre located at 2025 East 4th St. and the neighboring LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, both on Long Beach’s renowned “Retro Row.” Submissions for this year’s fest are now closed but will be accepted beginning in October for […]

COMES BACK TO CYGNET THEATRE - DAVID MCBEAN RESURRECTING THE CROWN

COMES BACK TO CYGNET THEATRE – DAVID MCBEAN RESURRECTING THE CROWN

[ 0 ] July 17, 2014

by lisa lipsey -  “Clang, clang, clang went the Old Town trolley…” Its caboose painted with the charming, pageant-perfect smile of Miss Deep South (David McBean). Cygnet Theatre’s 12th season kicks off with the Bill Russell, Frank Kelly and Albert Evans musical comedy smash, Pageant!  Just in time for Pride’s season of fun, James Vasquez […]

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