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NYC’s Best LGBT Friendly Piano Bars

Piano bars are often hit-and-miss outside New York City. We’re spoiled here, in that there are so many of them, you get to choose. Some venues lean more on musicals....

“A Star Is Born” Again, with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga

Here’s your first look at the third remake of A Star Is Born, and one thing you can say about it from the preview: it’s not playing safe. This is, of course. the third...

ABBA Resurrected, AIDS Coverage Revisted, and Avengers for Dummies

Your life is in reruns: ABBA returns for the first time in 35 years, The NYT reflects on its LGBT coverage, and your childhood comic book collection rules the box office! ABBA...

NY Pops Celebrate Alan Menken at 35th Birthday Gala

Five more artists will join the star-studded line-up for the New York Pops’ 35th Birthday Gala, “Part of His World: The Songs of Alan Menken” at Carnegie Hall. Kerry Butler...

NYC Gets Kylie Minogue; Aussies Thrill to Cher’s Appearance at Gay Mardi Gras

First came marriage equality down under. Now, just when we could all use more cultural exchange, New York will be getting Kylie Minogue for Pride and Sydney gets Cher. Both have...

John Lloyd Young: A Young Voice, an Old Soul Takes the Café Carlyle Stage

Tony Award-winning crooner John Lloyd Young brought a Goodfellas bonhomie to the Café Carlyle Tuesday night, and his audience couldn’t have loved it more....

Five House Music Superstars Gather for Hot New Video

Taking a cue from ’70s funk classics as “Brick House” and “Love Rollercoaster,” five superstars gathered to breathe new life into the genre....

Billy Porter Goes Back to Broadway Basics for an Angry New Video

Billy Porter has a way with American music. His grasp of its many forms runs as deep as his ability to perform it. And now there’s new video! Porter is, of course, a Grammy...

Broadway is “Head Over Heels” Over Miss Peppermint in Go-Go’s Musical

Our lips are unsealed. RuPaul’s Drag Race mainstay Peppermint will be the first trans performer ever to headline a Broadway show, Head Over Heels — based on the...

Isaac Mizrahi Surprises with a Big Voice at Café Carlyle

You might well wonder: why is Isaac Mizrahi doing cabaret? But the fashion maven and pop culture darling gave no hints of uncertainty as he bounded to the stage on opening night...

Where Country Music Meets Queer Music: Welcome to Paisley Fields

Country music has a long and not-so-proud reputation for being both racially biased and profoundly homophobic. Singer/songwriter James Wilson is looking to change that....

A Gay Icon Finds New Life in the Musical “A Letter to Harvey Milk”

You’ve seen the documentary, The Times of Harvey Milk — and the Oscar-winning 2008 biopic Milk starring Sean Penn. Now there’s a musical....