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9 LGBTQ Groups Guaranteed to Boost your LA Social Life

In the tech-centric, social media saturated basin of Los Angeles, it’s easier than ever to feel isolated and withdrawn. But thanks to the folks at Meetup.com, there are myriad...

LA’s Gay Past: This is LGBT History, Told in Six Landmarks

Los Angeles is full of landmarks from LGBT History — many of which paved the way but are no longer with us. Long after their doors were shuttered and replaced by a Starbucks or...

Loving Joni Mitchell: Andy Mientus Pays Tribute to “Ladies of the Canyon”

Joni Mitchell is experiencing a resurgence of appreciation these days without singing a single note. In the wake of her Grammy-nominated 75th birthday tribute concert, Andy...

Broadway Chanteuse Sara Bareilles Fills the Hollywood Bowl to the Brim

“Holy *&#@, we’re at the Hollywood Bowl!” That was the introductory s-bomb dropped by singer Sara Bareilles as her tour hit LA to promote her sixth studio album,...

When Andy Met Dolly: This is What Happened on “Heartstrings”

Andy Mientus is an out actor known for his work on stage (Spring Awakening) and screen (from Smash to The Flash). Now he’s set to make an even bigger splash — as a guest...

Feel Love? This Donna Summer Touring Musical is a Fitting Last Dance

The National Tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical arrived in Los Angeles at the Pantages Theater and runs through November 24th. Thanks in large part to its stellar cast, a...

“La Vie en Rose”: See This Singing Legend’s Master Class

Step back in time and experience what it might’ve felt like to live in Paris during the halcyon years of Hemingway, Picasso and Modigliani. This is what Grammy Award-winning...

Circa Humans: This is What Defying Gravity Looks Like

Young, fit, scantily clad Aussies performing feats of acrobatic prowess? Yes please. Circa Humans features an award-winning ensemble of ten multi-skilled circus artists (six men...

“Anastasia” Live: This Little Jewel Box Musical is Done Just Right

Based on the animated 1997 animated movie, Anastasia the live musical trades on familiar tropes. Ultimately, the stage production finds its own way in this charming music box of a...

This Is What Almodovar and Banderas Think of Each Other

Every great filmmaker has his muse. For Hitchcock, it was Grace Kelly. For Scorsese, it’s DeNiro. For Woody Allen, it was first Diane Keaton, then Mia Farrow. And for...

Fancy an LGBTQ Adventure? This is the Malibu Wine Safari

Malibu Wine Safari 32111 Mulholland Hwy Malibu, CA 90265 (818) 578-4081 LAsafaris.com Safari in the City If you’re in the market for an antidote to the stressors of modern life,...

O’Connor and Ginsberg: This is the Story of “Sisters in Law”

Playwrights worth their salt know that compelling theater relies on worthy adversaries. Such is the enduring bond and equally enduring friction between the first two women...