Donning a debonair, off-white, two-piece seersucker and holding a Cuban cigar, comedian, actor and political commentator D.L. Hughley looked like a Miami native as he took to the stage recently to host what is rapidly becoming one of the nation’s most popular concerts – Jazz in the Gardens. Now in its ninth year, the two-day musical extravaganza takes place in the City of Miami Gardens in sunny South Florida and brings together some of the most-respected entertainers in the business along with food, fashion and Miami flair.
For some reaching the 50-year milestone means putting the agenda on cruise control, resting on one’s laurels and preparing for entrance into the fall and winter seasons of life. But for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Company, under the leadership of third-year Artistic Director Robert Battle, five-plus decades of dance means pushing the button and expanding a highly-celebrated repertoire.
Nathan Hale Williams Starts Down ‘Ventura Boulevard’ By Nathan James Nathan Hale Williams, the out producer, actor, screenwriter, and entertainment attorney who brought us such hit films as the award-winning Dirty Laundry and The Ski Trip, has embarked on a new project that brings together two of Hollywood’s most notable personalities. Starring veteran actress Jenifer […]
Lee Hayes ‘Baits’ Us With New Web Series By Nathan James Just when you thought it was safe to go back on your Grindr, here comes accomplished gay author Lee Hayes, with a new Web series that will have you thinking twice about those hook-up apps, with a tongue-in-cheek subtext about the way men meet […]
By Nathan James Every now and then, an artist comes along that resonates so deeply with his audience, that his gifts become unforgettable. That’s definitely true of Nhojj, an out R&B/soul artist whose latest album, Made To Love Him, will speak to your heart and engage your spirit. It’s a delightful, relaxing blend of […]
As a member of a tight-knit Catholic community in Lemont, Illinois, Steve Grand could often be found singing Christian songs at his local church. Last year with $7,000, Steve bankrolled his own music career releasing the song and music video for his song “All-American Boy.” Within days the video hit 1million+ views. By Kirk Shannon-Butts […]
News reports have been confirmed by Ricky Martin’s publicists that he has separated from his partner Carlos Gonzalez Abella. Ricky tells People Magazine: “I have experienced wonderful things with my partner. Complexity, understanding, and, at the same time, freedom, not being afraid that your partner is judging you. That is what I have found with […]
The Arts and Entertainment Network (A&E) has announced they will end Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson’s suspension, with officials at the station saying, “Duck Dynasty is not a show about one man’s views, it is a show about family.” Robertson and his family, millionaire owners of Duck Commander, a hunting-gear manufacturer, are the cast of […]
By Jimmy Newsum Baby, it’s cold outside. Luckily, the heat on gay dance floors shows no sign of cooling down. Clubs are working overtime to keep their rooms hot and sweaty this season. Here are the top scorchers being played now. “Planet XL (That’s How We Do)” Tony Moran TanMan Music The latest booty […]
Fresh from his recent and coveted “Breakthrough Performance” award from the National Board of Review and “Breakthrough Actor” at the Gotham Awards for his pivotal and career shaping starring role in the critically acclaimed and much Oscar buzzed film “Fruitvale Station,” actor Michael B. Jordan, is facing a very bright future in Tinseltown. By Kirk […]