Tony Award winning ‘Kinky Boots’ premieres at San Diego Civic Theatre

What do you get when you combine Tony Award winning actor and writer Harvey Fierstein (Torch Song Trilogy/Hairspray) with pop sensation Cyndi Lauper? The answer? Broadway history. Fierstein and Lauper joined forces back in 2006 with director Jerry Mitchell to create the Broadway musical smash hit Kinky Boots, based on the 2005 film of the [...]

A Regathering of Spirit

A Regathering of Spirit

This September, the literary community in San Diego will experience a historic first as two Native American authors perform special readings at the new Central Library, Sept. 13 from 6-8 p.m. This event will be especially meaningful for the LGBT community because the authors are also lesbian. Hosted by the San Diego Multicultural LGBT Literary [...]

‘Once:’ A celebration of life and love through music

Once, the musical comes to town this month and brings with it a slew of awards. The show was nominated for 11 Tony Awards in 2012 and took home eight of those eleven nominations including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Actor. The show based on the 2006 film of the same name, is the [...]

Outside Lands: The world’s only gourmet music festival


With San Diego Pride behind us, another huge festival approaches on the horizon in the historic venue that is San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. The seventh annual Outside Lands Festival, billed as the world’s only gourmet music festival will take place Aug. 8-10, and will welcome fans from across the country as they flock to [...]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat — live at the Civic

When Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber wrote Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, neither one expected it to be the colossal hit it has turned into. It started out as a 15-minute piece in 1968, and then a concept album was recorded in 1969. Since then it has been on Broadway, in 1982, and [...]

The Dinah 2014 set to be biggest and best yet

This April more than 15,000 women from all over the world will descend on the town of Palm Springs, Calif., for the biggest lesbian event on the planet, The Dinah Shore Weekend slated for April 2 to April 6 ( The epic annual world-renowned weekend is a five-day affair packed with, not just non-stop activities, [...]

San Diego streets turn green for St. Patrick’s Day

San Diego is home to the largest St. Patrick’s Day street party on the West Coast say organizers of the 19th annual ShamROCK Festival, which rolls out the green in a big way Saturday, March 15 from 4 p.m. to midnight in the Gaslamp Quarter. According to a statement from event organizers, the 2014 ShamROCK [...]

‘At the End of the Day’

The lexicon used to describe artists and their creations can be abstruse, elitist and just plain ridiculous. Take, for example, this description of photographer David LaChapelle’s exhibit in Mexico City in 2009 entitled Delirium of Reason from Art Pulse Magazine: “The subjectivity manifest in LaChapelle’s discourse is an artistic response to the new ecology of [...]

2014 San Diego theater scene has something for everyone

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’Tis the season to make theater plans for the New Year! It’s no secret that most San Diego theater companies are midway through their current season. Many of those companies have chosen a closing season line up that will get you out of the house and into their cozy theater seats. Starting with some of [...]

A diamond buyer’s guide this holiday

The holiday season is in full swing and with the barrage of advertisements, traffic, crowded malls and nearly impossible to find parking spots, consumers are out and about looking for that “perfect gift” for that “special someone” all at “a great deal.” While the overwhelming amounts of stress can sometimes take away from the magic [...]

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