Arts and Entertainment

Drag becomes Jinkx at Out on Film


‘Drag Becomes Him’ looks behind the makeup of ‘Drag Race’ superstar Jinkx Monsoon and reveals the person behind the persona during one of Out on Film’s ‘David Night’ feature presentations. By Elijah Sarkesian From a small stage in Portland to the main stage of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Jinkx Monsoon has worked tirelessly to become one of the biggest names in ... Read More »

Van Hansis seals Out on Film with a ‘Kiss’


Van Hansis talks about his Out on Film ‘David Atlanta Night’ feature Kiss Me, Kill Me, new projects on kickstarter, and making television history with daytime’s first gay kiss. By Elijah Sarkesian Many actors work for years and years in hopes of a breakout moment. For Van Hansis – star of the new film Kiss Me, Kill Me, playing as ... Read More »

Best of the Fest: Our must-see picks for Out on Film


Our must-watch picks for Out on Film include a little something for every taste – from comedies to dramas to documentaries, sexy to serious, and from national to local flair. By Elijah Sarkesian The annual Out on Film festival is coming to the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema on Oct. 1, and through the festival’s close on Oct. 8, over 90 ... Read More »

‘Stonewall’ opens to riot uproar of its own


 As ‘Stonewall’ readies to hit Atlanta screens on Sept. 25, the director and lead actor talk ‘whitewashing’ controversy, emotional brick-throwing scene shoot and those pesky sex scene nerves.   By Chris Azzopardi   Blowback from a mere 2-minute-and-23-three-second trailer for Stonewall stormed the web in early August. It was intense. Like the historic brick-throwing, slur-lashing brawl that broke out in ... Read More »

‘Tiger Style!’ parenting raises hilarious comedy

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When the ‘Tiger Style’ of parenting is over, shining youthful achievements turn into adult vexations for a pair of Asian American siblings in a funny new Alliance Theatre play.     By Jeffrey Silvey   When you’ve done everything right and by the book, what do you do when it all starts to go wrong?   That’s the question faced ... Read More »

Here’s your TomorrowWorld Survival Guide


Here’s how to rock out and thrive at the region’s premiere EDM festival just outside the reach of civilization in the Chattahooche Hills. By DJ Marc J Cubs   Alright, so … a few months ago, your friends talked to you into going to this little event called TomorrowWorld. You have no idea what the event is besides being crazy ... Read More »

The good, the bad and the super gay at Music Midtown

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A chockfull lineup of amazing artists and a ton of LGBT family and friends make Music Midtown 2015 one for the ages.     By Marc J Cubs Rejoice – Music Midtown is finally here! Not that I’m looking forward to all the drunk shenanigans of college kids or the increasingly annoying crowds, but I’m totally stoked for this year’s ... Read More »

TV ready to save you from summer lull


By Elijah Sarkesian It’s the beginning of the craziest time of year, at least if you love movies, music, and/or television.  Of course, many of your favorite shows are returning for new seasons, along with a bunch of new shows. So where can you possibly start? We’ve narrowed down a slew of new releases to ten, which will hopefully provide ... Read More »

Fall films ready to take you for a ride


By Elijah Sarkesian It’s the beginning of the craziest time of year, at least if you love movies, music, and/or television. This summer saw some massive totals at the box office, and Hollywood’s gearing up for both more large releases and indie projects vying for Oscar statues. So where can you possibly start? We’ve narrowed down a slew of new ... Read More »

Kit Williamson leaves ‘Mad Men’ for whirlwind year


By Dustin Shrader Renowned Broadway actor, writer and director Kit Williamson is on top of the world these days. The uber-talented thesp said goodbye to Mad Men and its final season, got engaged to his long-time partner and is gearing up to launch the second season of his popular web series Eastsiders. While visiting his hometown in Mississippi, Kit took ... Read More »

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