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Bay Area Celebrates Harvey Milk Day
The Bay Area will remember Harvey Milk, shown here with Mayor George Moscone, center, and Supervisor Carol Ruth Silver at the January 1978 Imperial Court Coronation, with a variety of events starting this weekend From book readings to movie screenings, the Bay Area is marking the annual Harvey Milk Day with a variety of events this year.
Mon May 20, 2013
Cleveland Play House to present California gay-rights story...
With the provocative tag line "see what happens when discrimination is put on trial," "8" is a timely piece of political theater coming to the Cleveland Play House next month.
Sun May 19, 2013
Uma Thurman to Play Anti-Gay Activist in 'Anita'
Bryant was a popular singer and spokeswoman for orange juice in the 1970s. Bryant began her campaign against legislation for gay rights in Florida, ultimately alienating members of her audience and ending her career as an entertainer.
Fri May 17, 2013
4 Public Works of Art Gone Terribly Wrong
During the Great Depression, Mexican artist Diego Rivera was on a roll. In 1931, he painted a massive mural for San Francisco's Pacific Stock Exchange.
Cinema Blend News
Uma Thurman Campaigns Against Gay Rights For Anita Bryant Biopic
It's often said that there are no good parts for actresses as they age. But 43-year-old Uma Thurman is blowing holes through that theory, picking up a pair of provocative projects in the past few months.
Contra Costa Times
Alameda: Encinal High to celebrate fourth annual Harvey Milk Day
Anne Kronenberg, who served as San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk's campaign manager and later established a foundation in his honor, will be the keynote speaker at Alameda's annual celebration of the late gay rights leader.
Mon May 13, 2013
Joe Wright will not direct '50 Shades of Grey'
Several news outlets, including The Hollywood Reporter , were reporting within the last few days that director Joe Wright was considered the frontrunner for the cinematic adaptation of E.L. James' bestselling, erotic novel, " 50 Shades of Grey ." Well, it turns out that the story was just one big rumor, according to a May 13 report from Deadline .
Sat May 11, 2013
State ordering girls' locker rooms open to boys
The California State Assembly passed a bill Thursday mandating schools permit boys to play on girls' athletic teams and utilize the ladies' locker room if they gender identify as girls - or vice-versa for girls identifying as boys.
Fri May 10, 2013
"Anna Karenina" helmer likely to adapt "50 Shades of Grey" bestseller
PanARMENIAN.Net - Joe Wright is the most likely filmmaker to direct the erotic drama "Fifty Shades of Grey" for Universal Pictures and Focus Features, TheWrap said citing sources.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Pordland Mercury
My, What a Busy Week
For the army of Arrested Development fans who made a fourth season happen - this party is for YOU! The Arrested Development Returns Party features musical acts Tango Alpha Tango, Animal Eyes, the We Shared Milk, and DJ Trim Jones, PLUS a chicken dance-off, a Bluth family costume contest, AND banana drink specials! As Gob would say, " C'MON!! " WSH ... (more)
Justin Lin hurt by Franco's comments
Filmmaker Justin Lin has fired back at James Franco, revealing the actor's negative comments about their movie collaboration Annapolis were "hurtful" and "very disrespectful". The Milk star opened up about his experiences making the 2006 naval academy drama with Lin earlier this year and branded it "a really bad movie". Annapolis flopped at the box ... (more)
Tue May 07, 2013
Supe Drops Proposal To Rename SFO After Harvey Milk, Says It Was Too Divisive
A proposal to rename San Francisco International Airport after assassinated Supervisor Harvey Milk is being dropped by its author, who said today that the idea had become too divisive.
San Francisco airport won't be renamed Harvey Milk
Supervisor David Campos says he has abandoned the idea of putting a ballot measure on the city ballot asking voters to approve the name change he proposed in January.
Mon May 06, 2013
Signage Sought for Gay Man's Meadow
John Mehring sits on a bench dedicated to the late Bill Kraus overlooking Bill Kraus Meadow in Corona Heights Park Visitors to Corona Heights Park, a hilltop open space straddling San Francisco's gay Castro district and its famous Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, on Saturday mornings back in the late 1970s and early 1980s were likely to encounter a man ... (more)
Sat May 04, 2013
Actor James Franco appears at Kepler's on May 13
Academy Award Nominated Actor James Franco will be appearing at Kepler's in conversation with his mother, author and actress Betsy Franco, discussing his new book A California Childhood at 7:00 pm on May 13.
Fri May 03, 2013
DOXA screens James Franco and Divine films
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James Franco Writes About Broadway's Spring Season
James Franco , who recently revealed that he will soon make his Broadway debut in a revival of 'Of Mice and Men,' has been taking notes on his opinions of the spring theatre season.
Film does not deliver on its promise
If you see the name Gus Van Sant , and a script that tackles fracking, you don't think Hallmark Movies.
Thu May 02, 2013
Sinful San Francisco a perfect place to let your sexy flag fly
The tourists milling around Fisherman's Wharf might imagine San Francisco as a relaxed, family friendly city - which it is, no doubt.
Wed May 01, 2013
Jane Fonda Recalls Fighting For Equality Next To Harvey Milk
How did we not know this already? Of course, Jane Fonda and Harvey Milk, two of the most dedicated activists and iconic personalities of the 1970s, were not only friends but mutual admirers.