Tag Archives: Art and Film

LGBT film: Reel In The Closet (free showing Monday, Dec 7, 2015)

Stu Maddux is showing his recent film, Reel in the Closet, on Monday night, December 7th at FenwayHealth. A friend of mine watched it at the SF LGBT film festival and gave it two thumbs up. Details about the free screening is below; RSVP by calling 617-927-6417 or by emailing cbrienza@fenwayhealth.org.Boston LGBT Film Festival, Fenway Health

Screening of The Danish Girl Wednesday, Dec. 9th

Boston LGBT Film FestivalBoston’s 32nd Annual LGBT Film Festival which will take place March 31 – April 10, 2016 is presenting a sneak preview of The Danish Girl on Wednesday, December 9th at 7PM at the Landmark Kendall Square Theatre. If you are interested in attending this special screening you *must* register to be added to the guest list.

Click here to RSVP to see The Danish Girl

Isabella Gardner Museum is free Saturday, November 21, 2015

Free Fun FridaysTomorrow, Saturday, November 21st The Isabella Gardner Museum will be honoring their existing director, Anne Hawley, by hosting a free day of admission for the public to explore and / or revisit the museum.

More information here.

Gay video streaming service, dekkoo.com, offers 30-day free trial

lgbt streaming, gay filmGaius Media which owns LGBT distributor, TLA Entertainment, is launching a new premium streaming subscription service that caters to the LGBT community called, Dekk0. Launched earlier this week, Dekko is offering a 30-day free trial of their premium streaming service.


I know that streaming services are very popular so I thought I’d give Dekko.com a shout out. Dekko’s press release says they have, “an extensive movie library and original productions” that provide plenty of gay themed films and television programming.  If you decide to give it a try, let me know if you like it.gay streaming service, TLA Video

Boston Jewish Film Festival presents: Those People

Those People Boston Jewish Film FestivalThe Boston Jewish Film Festival starts tomorrow, Wednesday, November 4th and will run through Monday, November 16th.  Of particular interest to gay audiences is the drama, Those People, which will play Sunday, November 8 at 9:00 PM at the ICA Boston.

About Those People: On Manhattan’s gilded Upper East Side, a young painter, Charlie, finds the man of his dreams in an older pianist from across the globe. If only Charlie weren’t secretly in love with his own manipulative best friend, Sebastian, who is embroiled in a financial scandal. In the wake of Sebastian’s notoriety, their tight-knit group of friends must confront the new realities of adulthood.  Watch the full trailer on YouTube here.

Purchase your tickets to this movie here.
Learn more about this year’s Boston Jewish Film Festival here.

If Disney characters were gay

Disney character gender-swapsTT Brett’s Disney doodles were featured on Attitude Magazine’s website earlier this week, showcasing characters from some of your favorite classics in an entirely different light. I think she did a great job and thought I’d share her work.  You can see more of Brett’s work by visiting her blog, Let There Be Doodles.

Boston Ballet’s male sculpture on the Greenway

Photo Credit: Liza Voll

Photo Credit: Liza Voll

One week from today The Boston Ballet 2015-2016 season will open with the epic Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler: A Ballet by John Neumeier In anticipation of the new season and to celebrate the beautiful aerial sculpture suspended over The Rose Kennedy Greenway by Janet Echelman last week twelve male Boston Ballet dancers created a moving pyramid from the ballet’s first movement.

You can purchase tickets to The Boston Ballet’s season opener, here