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New stage comedy hits ‘Home’ for gay couple
InterAct Theatre Company is finishing up its season with the world-premiere comedy “Ritu Comes Home,” which runs through June 22 at Main Stage, 2030 Sansom St. Written by playwright Peter Gil-Sheri...
Jun 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Philly filmmakers driven to launch fundraising campaign
A group of Philadelphia-based filmmakers are launching a Kickstarter campaign to finish their first feature film and get it on the festival circuit. “Driving Not Knowing,” currently in postproducti...
Jun 12, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doc traces suicide in small-town America
“Broken Heart Land,” airing on PBS World June 24, is a poignant, inspiring documentary that shows how Nancy Harrington transformed the grief she experienced from her gay son Zack’s death into activ...
Jun 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reliving the ‘joy’ of James Broughton
The fabulous documentary “Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton” screens at International House at 7 p.m. April 5, along with “Dreamwood,” one of the pioneering pansexual poet and filmmaker’s ...
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queer-related docs shine on Oscar-nominee list
At the Oscars on March 2, queer eyes will be on “Dallas Buyers Club” to take home some statues, but there is an interesting competition between two films — one with queer content, the other by a qu...
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
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Revisiting ‘Boys,’ four decades later
Revisiting ‘Boys,’ four decades later By Ray Simon PGN Contributor Winter weather may have Philadelphia firmly in its icy grip, but film fans can momentarily turn up the heat by catching Wakefield ...
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 259 259 recommendations | email to a friend
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Out comedian to bring laughs to New Hope Celebrates
A little over a month ago, we had the pleasure of seeing out comedian Mimi Gonzalez performing at a straight comedy club in Virginia. Her show was both raucous and educational. Case in point: By th...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 803 803 recommendations | email to a friend
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Artist features trans portraits in new exhibition
Local artist Emily Smith Satis is using her talents as a painter to explore the transgender community in her exhibition “In Visible Skin: Portraits of Transgender Philadelphia,” May 10-June 28 at t...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 804 804 recommendations | email to a friend
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She’s back in A.C.: A Q&A with Wanda Sykes
Out comedian, actor and TV personality Wanda Sykes is swinging back through the area to give her hilariously vital and sometimes-irreverent view on life and politics. We had a great time at her sho...
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 801 801 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrity photographer takes fans behind the scenes with new app
Out photographer Mike Ruiz is giving fans of his work the virtual keys to his visual kingdom with his new app, “Pretty Masculine,” now available on iTunes. The app is named after Ruiz’s self-publis...
Feb 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 797 797 recommendations | email to a friend
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