Culture Club — then, now … and forever

Boy George has reunited with the band that brought him international stardom, Culture Club, for a new tour and album which is preceded by the lead single “More Than Silence”. With a career spanning over 30 years, the Grammy Award-winners first shot to international stardom in the 1980s as one of the U.K.’s biggest exports [...]

Something ‘Wicked’ this way comes

Many might say that if you haven’t heard of the Tony Award winning musical Wicked, that you must have been living under a rock for the last 11 years. But if for some reason a house has unexpectedly dropped on you and you don’t know about Wicked the musical, here’s a brief rundown of the [...]

Sam Harris … just a ham at heart

If Sam Harris isn’t a household name at this point, he should be. How many people can say they participated in the first season of Star Search (the ‘80s version that sparked American Idol and The Voice), created and wrote an ‘80s sitcom, starred on Broadway and was nominated for a Tony Award and wrote [...]

Broadway smash ‘Jersey Boys’ comes to the San Diego Civic Theatre

At this point just about everyone knows about the Tony Award winning Broadway smash Jersey Boys. If you don’t, that’s OK because you will probably know the singing group it’s based on, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the story of [...]

Erika Jayne: How dance music’s queen of the charts rewards LGBT fans

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She’s back from a sweeping Asian tour. She’s an unapologetic diva with a strong LGBT following. She’s got a new video for her hit single, “You Make Me Wanna Dance” that’s burning up screens of all sizes just the way the audio track did on dance floors from New York to Hong Kong and Manila [...]

San Diego: Only here for the beer

“I like a good beer buzz early in the morning.” — Sheryl Crow I feel you, Sheryl. I occasionally enjoy a beer for breakfast, too. Because there’s a bagel in every bottle, or, if you prefer, a croissant in every can. So imagine my eagerness when the editor asked if I’d be interested in writing [...]

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

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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 [...]

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