Is Our Understanding of AIDS Regressing?

January 2, 2018

In 1985, the viral plague called acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) was surging, decimating the gay community. The disease inspired fear of the unknown, making a tragic set of circumstances even more unbearable. That October, […]

LES MISÉRABLES at the Music Hall December 5-10

November 8, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES,  for its much anticipated Kansas City engagement at Music Hall direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year […]

Bookworm Sez – This One is Worth the Sad Ending

November 5, 2017

Just like in the movies, you’d planned to grow old together. You’d be the couple everyone smiled at: two wrinkled beings, holding hands, fussing good-naturedly at one another. Still in love, like the movies, till […]

The Camp 10 – Brandon Eisman/Deja Brooks

November 5, 2017

Many months ago, a friend who works at the Lawrence Public Library (LPL) asked whether I knew any drag queens in Lawrence. Unfortunately, I didn’t at the time, but knew some in Kansas City. The […]

A Collection of Seven Shorts from One Director

October 13, 2017

“I’ve always been a daydreamer,” declares out-and-proud filmmaker Michael J. Saul at the beginning of his new compilation of shorts, The Daydreamer’s Notebook. “I was always off in my own little world. It was always […]

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