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Aiden James Live at Rockwood Music Hall

Underground indie songster Aiden James will perform in honor of Gay Pride NYC at Rockwood Music Hall Thursday, June 27 at 8pm, Stage 1, Doors 7:30PM. Mr. James told his Instagram...

Meet the Director Who Made “Rocketman” Soar

When director Bryan Singer was fired from the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, studio execs turned to Dexter Fletcher to finish the film, which went on to win a Best Actor Oscar...

Do You Know the Late Gay Lyricist Behind “Aladdin”?

Lyricist Howard Ashman is the unsung hero who helped create the contemporary Disney musical. He was also gay and died of AIDS at 40. Most of his many awards and nominations? They...

This Is What P!nk’s Beautiful Trauma World Tour is Really Like

It’s often said that Ginger Rogers had to do everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in heels. A similar analogy can be drawn between P!nk and her diva peers. Who...

“Anthem”: John Cameron Mitchell’s Musical Features Glenn Close and Patti LuPone

For years, John Cameron Mitchell has been asked — and asked himself — will there ever be a sequel to Hedwig and the Angry Inch? Well, yes. And no. At 56, Mitchell is busier...

“Oscar at the Crown” Promises a Wilde Night of Immersive Dance and Delight

Let’s face it: If we’re all gonna go up in a flash of light underneath a mushroom cloud, Oscar at the Crown suggests a pretty sweet way to kiss the day goodbye. The...

This Is How Careening Down a Mountain Made Me Appreciate Gay Music

I headed to to Montreal and ended up on a heart-stopping motorbike ride that left me with a new understanding of gay music. Different Kinds of “Gay” Gay can be a...

“Here We Go Again”: The Cher Tour Hits Brooklyn and New Jersey

Pop perennial and Oscar winner Cher brings her Here We Go Again tour to NYC with stops at the Barclays Center and Prudential Center Thursday and Friday. Those who say there are...

Four New Short-Form Operas Retell the Stonewall Uprising This Spring

Mini-operas inspired by the Stonewall Uprising will debut at the iconic venue next month. The operas were created by NYU theater alums to be performed as part of the annual New...

Steve Tyrell is Singing Cinema Classics with Swagger at Café Carlyle

If you get nostalgic for movies like Father of the Bride and Lady and the Tramp, Steve Tyrell has some songs for you. A Café Carlyle Institution If anyone is heir to Bobby...

Details Emerge on Madonna’s New Album, “Madame X”

Madonna has dropped the first single from her upcoming album, Madame X. The album will follow on June 14 — precisely in the middle of Pride month. The track released today is...

Where to See Ariana Grande’s “Sweetner” Tour This Year

Lately it seems like Ariana Grande can’t stop rocking our world. Her delivery of a rafter-shaking “The Wizard and I” at A Very Wicked Halloween (pictured) got us...