Category: ENTERTAINMENT

LA PHIL PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH AUDRA MCDONALD

LA PHIL PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH AUDRA MCDONALD

[ 0 ] November 14, 2014

Returning to Los Angeles’ Walt Disney Concert Hall, Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar, Audra McDonald, kicks off her 2014-15 concert tour on Tuesday, December 2. With a record six Tony Awards, two Grammys and a long list of other accolades to her name, McDonald is among today’s most highly-regarded performers. Born into a musical family, McDonald […]

RAGE REVIEWS: Singlets Scene

RAGE REVIEWS: Singlets Scene

[ 0 ] November 14, 2014

by chris carpenter – Though its dark true story may prove a turn off to some, Foxcatcher’s dream pairing of Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo as wrestling brothers in form-fitting gear will no doubt appeal to gay viewers and others.  This highly-touted new film by Capote and Moneyball director Bennett Miller opens in LA and […]

HAPPY HOLI-GAYS AT THE CINEPLEX!

HAPPY HOLI-GAYS AT THE CINEPLEX!

[ 0 ] November 11, 2014

by chris carpenter There are still many shopping days ‘til Christmas, but Hollywood’s holiday season starts November 7th with the release of Disney’s animated Big Hero 6 and the sci-fi epic Interstellar. A number of end-of-year releases are of particular interest to LGBT moviegoers. The most prominent of these is The Imitation Game, which is […]

'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 […]

“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 […]

HAVING A HUNCH ON THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME AT LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE

HAVING A HUNCH ON THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME AT LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE

[ 0 ] October 13, 2014

by chris carpenter –   Disney’s 1996 animated adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame may well be the storied studio’s most gay-relevant production to date. The movie was controversial in conservative Christian circles upon its release for that very reason, as well as for its inclusion of more adult than […]

NUN... OF THE ABOVE - A LESSON FROM MARIPAT DONOVAN

NUN… OF THE ABOVE – A LESSON FROM MARIPAT DONOVAN

[ 0 ] October 11, 2014

by tony reverditto –  Introducing, the one, the only, Maripat Donovan. This “sister” is a transplant from Chicago, where she attended Catholic school, from grammar to high, on Chicago’s South Side. She found her “wings” working in her high school theatre department and then later, at Loyola University on the city’s North Side. Maripat developed […]

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