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'9 to 5 Live!' classic film comes to the Oasis stage

'9 to 5 Live!' classic film comes to the Oasis stage

From January 11 to February 3 the classic 1980 film "9 to 5" will make its debut on the Oasis stage. In true Oasis fashion, "9 to 5 Live!" will offer a drag take on the film that originally starred Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton.

Finding David Bowie's queer roots

Finding David Bowie's queer roots

David Bowie introduced alternative sexuality and caught people's attention before many knew about Stonewall. But where and when did his exposure to queer culture happen? Two recent books explore the gay London music scene of the 1960s and '70s.

Going Out, Jan. 4-12, 2024

Going Out, Jan. 4-12, 2024

Whether you celebrated the new year wildly or mildly, 2024 brings bevy of new and ongoing arts and nightlife selections, scrollable this week and every week.

Joey Vice: dancer-acrobat's the new sly Trickster in Cirque du Soleil's 'Kooza'

Joey Vice: dancer-acrobat's the new sly Trickster in Cirque du Soleil's 'Kooza'

Cirque du Soleil's "Kooza," opening Jan. 17, features two characters: The Innocent, a naïve young man, and The Trickster, a magical mentor who escorts him on a journey of discovery. Dancer-acrobat Joey Vice shares his experience as the new Trickster.

Ten best LGBTQ movies of 2023

Ten best LGBTQ movies of 2023

When it comes to looking back at LGBTQ movies (and characters) in 2023, it's reassuring to know that representation still matters, and we are, in fact, everywhere onscreen. Here is a list of some of the best.

'All of Us Strangers' — Andrew Haigh's transformational travel to the past

'All of Us Strangers' — Andrew Haigh's transformational travel to the past

The new film from British auteur Andrew Haigh is not only timely, but a cause for celebration, because it examines the main character's queer identity as well as grief, loneliness, alienation, regret, abandonment, and emotional pain.

'Boy Culture: Generation X' — sequel focuses on the changing face of sex work

'Boy Culture: Generation X' — sequel focuses on the changing face of sex work

In 2006 Q. Allan Brocka's film "Boy Culture" struck a nerve within the gay male community. Now, Darryl Stephens and Derek Magyar return in "Boy Culture: Generation X." Stephens discussed his experience in reviving his character and working with Brocka.

Words: Emanuel Xavier and Cheryl Boyce Taylor: two poets in conversation

Words: Emanuel Xavier and Cheryl Boyce Taylor: two poets in conversation

Our new literary columnist shares a conversation between acclaimed poets Emanuel Xavier ("Love(ly) Child") and Cheryl Boyce Taylor ("The Limitless Heart: New and Selected Poems 1997-2022").

Andrew Holleran on 'Dancer From the Dance' reissue

Andrew Holleran on 'Dancer From the Dance' reissue

In late 2023, following the 2022 publication of "The Kingdom of Sand," Andrew Holleran's fifth work of fiction, his classic novel "Dancer From The Dance" was reissued in a new paperback edition.

Going Out, Dec. 28, 2023 - Jan. 5, 2024

Going Out, Dec. 28, 2023 - Jan. 5, 2024

Whether you're looking for last-minute New Year's Eve plans, or craving some fun movies to watch cuddled up at home, we've got plenty to help you ring in the new year the way you want. We toast your arts and nightlife options each week.

Reinventing queer Las Vegas: a gayborhood grows downtown

Reinventing queer Las Vegas: a gayborhood grows downtown

While Kylie and a cowboy crooner offer gay fun at The Venetian, the growing downtown Las Vegas scene now includes smartly designed hotels, an art park, nightclubs, and even a large bookstore.

'Maestro' — Bradley Cooper's biopic of conductor Leonard Bernstein

'Maestro' — Bradley Cooper's biopic of conductor Leonard Bernstein

For his second directorial effort following the success of "A Star Is Born," actor Bradley Cooper zeroes in on the larger-than-life Leonard Bernstein refracted through the prism of his tumultuous marriage, and gay affairs, in "Maestro."

2023 & we: The Lavender Tube's year in review

2023 & we: The Lavender Tube's year in review

In so many ways 2023 was an abjectly terrible year for Americans in general and LGBTQ people in specific. Yet several TV included LGBTQ characters, actors and story lines that made for compelling viewing.

New discs reconfigure French music classics

New discs reconfigure French music classics

Leo Delibes' "Lakme," Camille Saint-Saens' "Symphonic Poems" and "The Carnival of the Animals," and Francis Poulenc's "Stabat Mater" are among the new recordings of works by French composers.