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Articles in the September 2018 Edition
VIDEO INTERVIEW: Whigfield returns as Sannie
The iconic Eurodance singer is back with an LGBT inspired music video
The year was 1995. Quebec voted to stay in Canada, OJ Simpson was found innocent, and Eurodance was at the height of its Canadian popularity. I saw the...
INTERVIEW - “Queen of the Oil Patch” begins her reign on APTN
When asked to do an interview concerning a new reality TV show about a Two-Spirited First Nations businessman/entertainer working in the oil patch, I jumped...
Ready or Not, Retail Cannabis is Here
NOVA Cannabis - sneak preview of one of Calgary's first retail cannabis stores
Given a chance to see behind the curtain before the historic opening of a recreational cannabis shop, I jumped at the chance. NOVA Cannabis, located in...
INTERVIEW - Stone Temple Pilots Still Howling
Iconic band performs at Halloween shows this weekend
When Stone Temple Pilots take the stage at this weekends Halloween Howler concerts in Edmonton October 26th and Calgary October 27th , it’s a new take...
INTERVIEW - Holding On To Ria Mae
Queer Singer on latest single and tour
It’s been a whirlwind few years for Halifax artist Ria Mae. The singer, known for hits like Clothes Off and Oh Love recently released her latest single...
INTERVIEW - Paging Dr. Theo!
Theo Tams returns with latest album
It’s been 4 years since Theo Tams, the Coaldale born final Canadian Idol winner, released his last ep Back Pocket. Tams is back with his latest (and best)...
TRAVEL - Vivo Resorts in Puerto Escondido Offers a Piece of Paradise
Whether you’re looking for immaculate ocean views, privacy and peace, epic surf waves or authentic, delicious food, the beachfront Vivo Resort in Puerto...
INTERVIEW - Amplifying Gravity with Zach Adam and Adam Joseph
Two Powerful Forces in the Queer Underground Music Scene Unite in Song About Overcoming Addiction and Depression
Multi-talented out musicians Zach Adam and Adam Joseph are uniting on their first single and fans will not be able to escape their "Gravity."...
Online Articles this Month
Les Misérables Returns
A New Dream Dreamed in Spectacular Production
Since 1980 Les Misérables has been seen by over 70 million people. One of the longest running Broadway and West End shows of all time, a new twist on the...
Alberta Ballet Presents Sleeping Beauty
Cursed by a wicked fairy, the newborn Princess Aurora is fated to die from a prick to her finger on her sixteenth birthday. A good fairy intervenes to...
Oh What A Night!
Stage West’s “Jersey Boys” a knockout
Since 2005 Jersey Boys – a jukebox musical about Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons – has been wowing audiences around the world. The 2006 Tony Award winner...
The Best Time to Buy a Home
For some purchases, prices change depending on the time of the year. If you’re purchasing items to use outdoors during the warmer months, for example...
Positive Thoughts
The Cranky Queer’s Guide to Chronic Illness
Hello. How are you? Yeah, you’re fine, I know. So am I. It's the kind of fine where it’s the third time in four days that I wake up at 2:30 a.m. And...
TRAVEL - Chicago in Four Days (with little to no sleep)
When we travel to a new city, we hit it hard. Forget about coming home relaxed and rejuvenated, we’re there to experience what the city has to offer, less...
Tips for Selling Your Home in a Booming Market
The housing market goes through its ups and downs – this is a natural cycle that real estate professionals carefully watch. Often, it follows the overall...
The “Army of Love” Descends Upon The US Capital
Papa Party Debuts in Washington DC This Friday 
The Papa Party is on a mission to produce thirty-three spectacular gay events in major cities throughout the world in 2019. Recent events have taken place...
“Come From Away” Worth the Hype
Canadian Production makes Calgary debut
At first glance, the concept behind Come From Away seems to be an odd one. A musical about Gander, Newfoundland hosting 7000 stranded passengers in the...
Positive Thoughts - My Poz Heroes
How writing about people living with HIV inspired profound change in my own life
About a year and a half ago, I was in a dark place. After a painful separation from the love of my life, I felt not only completely broken inside but also...
INTERVIEW – Equal Marriage, Gay Rights and Gay Pride
Responses from UCP leader Jason Kenney from back in June 2004 when he was running for the Federal Conservatives
With the upcoming 2019 provincial election, we wanted to showcase past interviews that we have done with Jason Kenney (when he was running in the 2004...
THEATRE PREVIEW - RENT Returns For 20th Anniversary Spectacular
Touring Production brings Jonathan Larson’s original vision to the Calgary Stage
"How do you document life when life is getting more like fiction each day?" The lyric from Jonathan Larson’s RENT seems even more relevant today...
OPINION - Pride: 1969, 2019, 2069 and beyond - what now?
As Pride season in Canada and the USA is winding down, we’re also closing the season of criticizing Pride festivals. Beyond people bemoaning corporate...
THEATRE - Waitress Doesn’t Dish Deep Enough
New Musical Has Heart But Misses Some Important Issues
Based on the 2007 film, Waitress is playing until Sunday at the Southern Jubilee Auditorium before heading to Edmonton’s Jubilee Auditorium Nov 26th –...
THEATRE - Stage West’s “Mamma Mia” Worth Taking A Chance On
Last year Stage West’s holiday show was the stellar Jersey Boys, showing that the company can create on its smaller stage a show that measures up to the...
THEATRE - “We Will Rock You” Arrives Home
A Look At Alberta Produced Touring Production of Queen Musical
When the Queen Jukebox Musical We Will Rock You hits Alberta for multiple dates across the province later this month, it’s a homecoming of sorts. Produced...
THEATRE - “Dear Evan Hansen” Worth Being Found
Arguably the highlight of the current Broadway Across Canada season, the multiple Tony Award winning and Grammy Award winning Dear Evan Hansen has arrived...
INTERVIEW - Roughing It with Alan Doyle
Atlantic Canada’s Favourite Son on New EP and Touring at 50
For 27 years, Alan Doyle has been bringing the kitchen party to venues throughout Canada and around the world. First in the iconic Great Big Sea, now as...
INTERVIEW - Taking A Bite with Rozette
Calgary Artist Rebrands and Rebuilds
For 20 years Calgary’s Jenn Beaupre has had a musical career that has taken her on a unique path. A contestant on Canadian Idol Season 3, vocal coach...
INTERVIEW - Rozette’s Fallback Plan
Calgary Singer On He Love of the LGBTQ Community And What Alberta Means To Her
When talking to Calgary’s Rozette, whose currently creating YouTube "Quarantunes" and her latest single "Bite," one of the topics that...