Interviews

Interview with Comic Joyce Rebar

JOYCE REBAR

LM:  Hi Joyce, I met you on an Olivia Cruise, and I thought you were really funny. You reminded me of a young Ellen (who needs no last name).  How and when did you start in comedy? JR: In October 2006.  I had just defended my master’s thesis, and felt I did a terrible job…

Lucas Silveira of the Cliks is a Brand New Man

Lucas Silveira

Lucas Silveira, the openly transgender lead singer of Toronto alt-rock band The Cliks, returns to the music scene after a 5 year-hiatus with the highly-anticipated new album dubbed “Black Tie Elevator”, now available on iTunes. Heavily inspired by the blues, BLACK TIE ELEVATOR was produced by musician/singer/songwriter Hill Kourkoutis (Hill & The Sky Heroes, The Weeknd) and…

The VOICE of Beverly McClellan

Beverly McClellan

It’s always exciting for me to interview musicians because I, too, am one. This latest interview was definitely with someone who is cutting edge… one who is bad a** … and one whose voice rocks your soul. Beverly McClellan was a finalist on NBC’s first season of “The Voice.” I can see why she was…

Antigone Rising in the Time of Marriage Equality in the USA

Antigone Rising

A CRACK IS A CRACK AND THE PEOPLE FIGHT BACK   While June is considered this country’s LGBT Pride Month and October is considered LGBT History Month, this March may have been the month that set the tone for this country’s official stance on marriage equality once and for all. Not only was California’s Prop.…

All Suited Up To Make Us Laugh

Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone: we all know and love her for her outrageous, zany, hilarious comedy. This most gracious funny-lady allowed me a bird’s eye view into her life as a comic. Since I’m an entertainer myself, I wanted to know just what the inside scoop is on a stand-up who has fans all over the globe.…

Desert Dessert

Havana Brown

Getting The Dinah Down (under) with Havana Brown   When T.S. Eliot opened his magnum opus, “Wasteland,” with the words, “April is the Cruelest month” he had no idea how false his words would ring decades later when thousands of women from many parts of the world would come to Palm Springs, California for the…

Living the Blues and All That Jazz: Sweet Baby J’ai

Photo by Carolyn Watson

LIVING THE BLUES AND ALL THAT JAZZ SWEET BABY J’AI TALKS ABOUT MUSIC, FAMILY, AND WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE A LIVING DOING WHAT YOU LOVE TO DO. by Gail Christian Photograph by Craig Johnson “SOME CRITICS CALL ME A JAZZ SINGER AND OTHERS CALL ME A BLUES SINGER, BUT I THINK OF MYSELF AS…

OLIVIA: If It Weren’t For The Music

OLIVIA CRUISE GROUP OF PASSENGERS

Since 1973, Olivia has been serving the lesbian community, both as a groundbreaking independent women’s record label and as the travel company for lesbians. From selling over 1 million records by artists such as Meg Christian and Cris Williamson to taking over 175,000 women on cruise, resort, luxury and adventure vacations around the world, Olivia…