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41st Annual San Diego Nicky Awards to Take Place on November 13

41st Annual San Diego Nicky Awards to Take Place on November 13

[ 0 ] September 22, 2016

ABC News has called the Nicky Awards “the Gay Academy Awards of San Diego.” Former Governor Gray Davis has stated that “The Nicky Awards celebration is a tribute to the men and women of San Diego’s LGBT community. For now over four decades, the Nicky Awards has honored outstanding achievements in the LGBT community. The […]

Long Beach Symphony Opens 82nd Season with New Music Director Announced

Long Beach Symphony Opens 82nd Season with New Music Director Announced

[ 0 ] September 20, 2016

Long Beach Symphony opens its 82nd season on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center Terrace Theater with excitement and a new vision for the arts and music scene in the City of Long Beach. The Symphony announced the appointment of its new Music Director, Eckart Preu this past August, whose […]

Project Gala: A Night Out For Trevor

Project Gala: A Night Out For Trevor

[ 0 ] September 16, 2016

~ by ken knox ~ It may seem hard to believe, but another year has come and gone and it’s time to suit up for 2016’s Trevor Project fundraising gala. Organizers say they are doing their best to keep things interesting for those with tickets, even if they aren’t straying far from their usual, successful […]

DOLLY PARTON

DOLLY PARTON

[ 0 ] September 10, 2016

PURE… ABSOLUTE LOVE SIMPLE… ANYTHING BUT ~ by joel martens ~ When you think of Dolly Parton, several key things come to mind. There’s the over-processed Dolly; sportin’ big blond hair, long lashes, red lips, a host of well-placed sequins on her oft discussed and oh-so predominant, other “assets.” There’s the sweet-voiced Dolly; singing songs […]

The Lion King: San Diego Native Nick Cordileone Bringing Timon to Life

The Lion King: San Diego Native Nick Cordileone Bringing Timon to Life

[ 0 ] September 7, 2016

by lisa lipsey –  Nick Cordileone, was brought home from the hospital to a Colombia Street apartment in Little Italy, the same one his father went home to upon his birth. Following that long-standing family tradition, Nick and his wife would take their baby girl home to that same apartment. Now as Nick and company […]

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS

[ 0 ] September 2, 2016

FINDING HER KEY…IN THREE CONVERSATIONS Take, I, II, III by joel martens Some definitions relating to family: A group of objects united by a significant shared characteristic. A person or people related to one and so to be treated with a special loyalty or intimacy. A group of people related to one another by blood […]

KATHY GRIFFIN

KATHY GRIFFIN

[ 0 ] September 2, 2016

LOOK OUT AMERICA, SHE’S ON THE ROAD AGAIN! ~ by lisa lipsey ~ Two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning stand-up comedian, actress and author Kathy Griffin has hit the road again, making stops across the U.S…And lucky for us, a few here in California. No doubt, she will be searching for “her gays” as part of […]

MARILYN MONROE: A DAY IN THE LIFE

MARILYN MONROE: A DAY IN THE LIFE

[ 0 ] September 2, 2016

 A BOOK BY APRIL VEVEA by bill biss Where was Marilyn Monroe on October 19, 1953? Or, for that matter… Any day of the years of her too short but truly astonishing life? April VeVea takes to task an extensive and totally factual look at the iconic legend in Marilyn Monroe: A Day in the […]

BERNADETTE PETERS

BERNADETTE PETERS

[ 0 ] August 10, 2016

THE POWER OF GIVING ~ by joel martens ~ I have to admit to having been a little nervous for this particular conversation. Bernadette Peters has been on my bucket list of interviews for a very long time. Music is one of the things that can frame the narrative of your life and for me, […]

RANDY HARRISON

RANDY HARRISON

[ 0 ] August 10, 2016

QUEER CABARET FOLK ~ by joel martens ~ “Honing your craft,” is a phrase often bandied about in the theatre community. It’s a way to collect and expand on the tools necessary for building a successful career. Something Randy Harrison has been doing, ever since he first saw Sandy Duncan step on the stage in […]

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