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New Ballet Offers an Elegy for Pulse Victims

New Ballet Offers an Elegy for Pulse Victims

By Lewis Whittington | Apr 26
In the aftermath of the shootings at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando last June, choreographer Kun-Yang Lin knew right away that he wanted to create a work that would honor those lost, injured and the LGBTQ community that stood in solidarity against hate.

Defending Support for the Arts

Defending Support for the Arts

Apr 26
President Trump has announced plans to end government funding of the National Endowment for the Arts and other agencies that have supported America's cultural life for decades.

Sondheim an Honoree, Trump a Target at Annual Pen Gala

Sondheim an Honoree, Trump a Target at Annual Pen Gala

By Hillel Italie | Apr 26
Stephen Sondheim, whose fellow honorees at Tuesday night's gala for PEN America included an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker and the organizers of the women's marches in January, was in a humble mood.

Alvin Ailey Dancer Jermaine Terry Does Double-Duty

Alvin Ailey Dancer Jermaine Terry Does Double-Duty

Apr 25
Fans of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater will likely recognize Jermaine Terry when the company makes its annual visit to Boston this week. But do they know of his extra-curricular activities?

YouTube's Restricted Mode Unblocks Thousands of LGBTQ Vids

YouTube's Restricted Mode Unblocks Thousands of LGBTQ Vids

Apr 24
YouTube officials reportedly "fixed an issue" on the site's "Restricted Mode," an optional filter that blocks "potentially inappropriate content," that was blocking thousands of LGBTQ videos from users.

Dig These Discs: Imelda May, The New Pornographers, Cold War Kids, K. Flay, Alvarez Kings

Dig These Discs: Imelda May, The New Pornographers, Cold War Kids, K. Flay, Alvarez Kings

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 20
Imelda May releases her fifth studio album, and Cold War Kids drop their sixth, and The New Pornographers release their seventh album. Newcomer K. Flay releases her sophomore album, and Alvarez Kings debuts.

Watch: RuPaul, Sarah Paulson, 'Moonlight' Director Among Time's 100 Most Influential People

Watch: RuPaul, Sarah Paulson, 'Moonlight' Director Among Time's 100 Most Influential People

Apr 20
RuPaul was named one of Time magazine's annual 100 Most Influential People list, it was revealed Thursday.

 Our Future: Arca - Queer Electronic Music's Gamechanger

Our Future: Arca - Queer Electronic Music's Gamechanger

By Kyle Mangione-Smith | Apr 19
Though it may not be clear to many now, I believe Alejandro Ghersi, also known as Arca, will be looked back on as one of the most important experimental electronic musicians of the last decade, and not just for his music.

Watch: Queer 'Real World' Star Talks About Being a Professional Cuddler

Watch: Queer 'Real World' Star Talks About Being a Professional Cuddler

Apr 19
It might be hard to believe but being a professional cuddler is an actual job, one that "The Real World" star Christopher Ammon is revealing.

Ballet Hispanico Opens 2017 Season With All-Female Choreographers

Ballet Hispanico Opens 2017 Season With All-Female Choreographers

Apr 18
Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the Joyce Theater with a program of all-female choreographers from April 18-23.

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