| Aug 17, 2010
| 8:26 PM
I'm hoping the Balboa Theater gets its mojo back!
An important community resource for more than 80 years, the theater's already had nine lives, but is deserving of a 10th.
I remember riding the Balboa Ferry with my parents and younger brother in the...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:41 PM
I hope you’re ready to party, because this weekend starts on Wednesday! My top San Diego entertainment picks include the Kings of Industry party at Side Bar and Chocolat & Vino Affair at Stingaree, both on Wednesday; followed by The Art of...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 9:58 AM
Since its premiere in 1998, Hedwig, the John Cameron Mitchell (pictured)/Stephen Trask vehicle about a transgendered East German rocker's dreams of stardom and, well, achieving “wholeness,” has achieved near-Rocky Horror Picture Show status...
| Sep 9, 2011
The second annual Chicago Fringe Festival continues through Sunday at five venues in Pilsen.
"No Gender Left Behind" ***
Rebecca Kling knows a teachable moment when she sees one. When the transgendered Kling was dismissed as a visiting theater teacher...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:58 AM
Where you stumble lies your treasure, and that’s just what struggling actress and filmmaker Christy Oldham found during a brief, dark period, when she became a phone sex operator to pay rent in Burbank.
The treasure came in the form of raw material...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 12:02 AM
Tiffany Paladin is known for her aggressive drives to the goal for the Corona del Mar High girls' lacrosse team.
The Sea Kings were having their way with rival Newport Harbor in the Battle of the Bay game March 25. Paladin had been subbed out, but...
| Apr 16, 2011
| 5:02 PM
Do you believe in zombies? I don't.
Ghosts, yes. Zombies, no.
A person can only deal with so many paranormal issues at one time. But believe in them or not, zombies are coming to Costa Mesa, sort of. Not real zombies — movie zombies, and their...
| Jun 2, 2011
Just when you think Las Vegas can’t get any weirder or naughtier, along comes “Absinthe.”
Not the once-forbidden mind-altering green libation but a new circus-burlesque-vaudeville extravaganza in the Roman Plaza in front of Caesars...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:58 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- An executive at Los Angeles International Airport stepped down from his position after he was accused of sending sexually explicit text messages on his city-issued phone, officials said Thursday.
LAX Deputy Executive Director of...
| Jun 30, 2011
My Fair Lady
July 7-17, Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, (860) 486-4226, crt.uconn.edu
The CT Repertory Theater on the UConn campus in Storrs is in the middle of a summer season of musical theater, with My Fair Lady opening on July 7. The Advocate spoke...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 7:13 PM
"There are three things I have learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics and the Great Pumpkin." — Linus, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown"
Got costume? Let your fire burn (and your cauldron bubble) with a huge range of...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 5:06 PM
"Lagunatics" ended its 2010 run Saturday, too bad for any folks who missed it.
In the opinion of most of the audience and more than a few of the cast members it was the best "Lagunatics" ever.
How funny was it?
My computer died Saturday morning with...