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Good things come to those who are Megan Mullally

Posted: December 23rd, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Interviews, Top Story | No Comments

By Chris Azzopardi | Q-Syndicate

Tip one back for Megan Mullally, who’s making a move to the big screen in “Why Him?” after a drove of indie roles, including gay-affirming mom Mrs. Van Camp in 2013’s “G.B.F.,” and a variety of TV stints.

But when it comes to the small screen, it was the 58-year-old actress’s eight-year role on the groundbreaking late ’90s NBC sitcom “Will & Grace” — as quippy, martini-swigging socialite Karen Walker — that changed Mullally’s life as much as it changed ours.

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’Tis the season to sing at Sycuan

Posted: November 25th, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Story | No Comments

SDGMC opens first holiday show in East County

By Tom Felkner

Jesus Eder never dreamed that one day he’d be singing from the main stage at Sycuan Casino.

Growing up in the Philippines before immigrating to the U.S. at age 9, his family started a new life in El Cajon, just miles from the rolling hills of the popular East County landmark.

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Natalie!

Posted: November 25th, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Story | No Comments

Natasha Gregson Wagner on Thanksgivings with her mother

By Nick Thomas

With the holiday season now upon us, seasonal movie favorites will soon be inching their way into television schedules. While considered perennial Christmas fare, the opening scenes of “Miracle on 34th Street” actually take place at Thanksgiving with the annual Macy’s parade.

The 1947 movie and Thanksgiving festivities hold special significance for actress Natasha Gregson Wagner.

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Love is love is love

Posted: November 11th, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Interviews, Top Story | No Comments

Michael Bublé on leaving an LGBT-affirming legacy, man crushes and male admirers

By Chris Azzopardi

“You know what I’ll be Googling tonight: Bublé, gay, queer, all that stuff,” said Michael Bublé one recent afternoon, after being informed that said search terms render colorful results.

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Calendar – Nov. 11 – 24, 2016

Posted: November 11th, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

FRIDAY, NOV. 11 Veterans Day Big Bear Lesbian Getaway: This three-day getaway, organized by the group Lesbian Getaways for couples and singles at a historic lodge in Big Bear, is underway. Area activities include: hiking, a zip line tour, jet skiing, and more. International Travel House Big Bear Mountain Adventure Lodge, 657 Modoc Drive, Big Bear Lake. Visit bit.ly/2dFJlS6.

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Playhouse’s unusual new musical

Posted: November 11th, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Theater Reviews, Top Story | No Comments

By Charlene Baldridge | Theater Review

La Jolla Playhouse on Nov. 6 opened the world premiere of a musical titled “Miss You Like Hell,” which is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced, unless you’ve seen the work of and are a fan of plays and musicals by bookwriter/lyricist Quiara Alegría Hudes — among them ”Water by the Spoonful” (Pulitzer Prize for drama), “Elliot, a Soldier’s Fugue” and “In the Heights” (Tony Award for best musical).

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Coming out of the dark

Posted: October 28th, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Interviews | No Comments

Tyler Glenn opens up about resisting suicide, losing his religion and being ‘unapologetically’ gay By Chris Azzopardi “To be honest …” Tyler Glenn begins, following a telling deep breath. Glenn’s lead-in could serve as the prologue to his new no-holds-barred solo debut album, “Excommunication.” Here, however, it precedes the heavy moment when Glenn, the lead singer of Neon Trees, reveals that he’s considered suicide twice this year. Perhaps that comes as a surprise.

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Pulitzer Prize winner ‘Disgraced’ does not disappoint

Posted: October 28th, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Theater Reviews, Top Story | No Comments

By Charlene Baldridge | Theater Review

Around the time Ayad Akhtar’s “The Who & the What” received its premiere at La Jolla Playhouse, it was announced that his earlier play, “Disgraced” would receive the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

This season, the Playhouse premiered Akhtar’s latest play, “Junk: the History of Debt,” and now, at last, San Diegans have the opportunity to see “Disgraced” in a fine, hard-hitting production that opened Oct. 26 at San Diego Repertory Theatre.

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