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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Announcing New Season 2014-15 for Madison Symphony Orchestra!

Maestro John DeMain and the Madison Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will deliver a diverse and exciting season of composers and guest artists for the2014-2015 Season.  Beginning with a September program that focuses on the highly-talented musicians in the orchestra, DeMain will lead the audience through an exhilarating variety of themes and cultures throughout…

Gay press spending sets record at 381.4 million in 2013

New York, NY  (MARCH 19, 2013) – Rivendell Media has released its popular, annual Gay Press Report to reveal that spending in America’s “Gay Press” for 2013 is at a record high of $381.4 million, up 18.2% from 2012 and showing that LGBT community media is as strong as ever….

Ride the Drive is back in 2014!

Ride the Drive – Downtown, June 1, 2014 Ride the Drive – Eastside, August 24, 2014 The City of Madison and Madison Parks are excited to bring Ride the Drive, presented by Trek, back for its sixth year!  Madison Parks will be hosting Ride the Drive-Downtown on Sunday, June 1st from 10am to 3pm and…

Madison’s Second Annual Natural Parenting Expo Set for March 23rd

The Natural Parenting Expo continues for a second year with major sponsors Willy Street Co-op, Blue River Chiropractor, and Happy Bambino – as well as newcomer, Dane Birth Coalition. The Expo is a production of Natural Parenting Network, founded in 2012 by three local business leaders who created the Expo…

PrideFest Milwaukee announces 2014 headliners

Milwaukee, WI – Lisa Lampanelli. Sandra Bernhard. Macy Gray.  Chad Michaels. Steve Grand. Mary Lambert. Bruce Vilanch. Big Freedia.  And many, many more! PrideFest Milwaukee is proud to welcome these talented entertainers to Henry W. Maier Festival Park June 6, 7 and 8 for the nation’s largest showcase of LGBT talent….

ACLU Seeks Swift Ruling to Block State From Enforcing Marriage Ban

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Wisconsin and the law firm of Mayer Brown filed a preliminary injunction on February 28 seeking an order that the state may not enforce Wisconsin’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples. The ACLU also filed an amended complaint that added four additional…

Queer Shorts 9 call for directors!

StageQ has openings for directors for QUEER SHORTS 9, our ninth annual shorts playfest, running June 13-21, 2014 at the Bartell Theater in Madison. Are you Queer identified or an ally? Do you love theater? And… Are you an experienced director who wants to participate in a fun, queer community celebration?…

LGBT Conduit events for Wisconsin spring elections

From Fair Wisconsin: Leave your mark and advance LGBT equality in upcoming local elections. In just the last few years, we have witnessed huge growth in the number of local laws, ordinances and resolutions that improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Wisconsinites across the state, one community at…

Theatrical Tendencies presents “The Temperamentals” by Jon Marans

Fridays and Saturdays, March 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, and 22, 2014 at 8pm Soulstice Theatre 3770 S. Pennsylvania Ave. St. Francis, WI 53235 Theatrical Tendencies, Milwaukee’s only LGBTQ-focused theater company, continues it’s Fourth Season with the Wisconsin premiere of Jon Marans’ stunning play The Temperamentals.  “Temperamental” was code for “homosexual” in…

Madison to Host USA Rugby National Championships

Wisconsin Welcomes Nation’s Top Men’s & Women’s Rugby Teams May 31 – June 1, 2014 MADISON, WIS. — Madison’s rugby community reaches back more than 50 years and spans nine teams, but this hard-hitting sport has quietly built up a tradition of success and camaraderie here for players of all ages….

Proud Theater Madison Hosting Open Mic Fundraiser

At the End of the Rainbow: An Open Mic Fundraiser for Proud Theater March 15, 2014 6:30-9:00PM Café Zoma, 2326 Atwood Ave, Madison WI, 53704 Admission is free; donations accepted at the door The mic is on and ready to go! Come Join the youth of Proud Theater Madison for  ‘At…