Karen Matthews, Associated Press Updated 5:36 am CDT, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019, photo, a participant checks in as she arrives for a meeting of the Reclaim Pride Coalition at the Church of the Village in New York. Activists who believe New York City’s annual LGBTQ Pride march has become too commercialized are staging an alternative march the same day. The two marches through Manhattan streets will take place Sunday, June 30, the last day of a month of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall uprising. less In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019, photo, a participant checks in as she arrives for a meeting of the Reclaim Pride Coalition at the Church of the Village in New York. Activists who believe New York City’s ... more Photo: Mary Altaffer, AP … [Read more...] about Pride or protest? Disillusioned plan their own LGBTQ march
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Melody Baetens The Detroit News Published 5:28 PM EDT May 22, 2019 A weekly feature showcasing local artists. Name: Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic Line up: This ensemble is made up of a rotating band of high school musicians from Saline. They earn a spot in the group through competitive auditions. Sound: The eclectic, versatile group plays folk, bluegrass, Americana, jazz, swing and Celtic. History: Throughout the past quarter century the Saline Fiddlers have marched in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, toured all over the world and performed at the White House five times. Next: The Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic will open for Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder Saturday at the Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty in Ann Arbor. Tickets start at $45 and are available via Ticketmaster.com. For more information on the Saline Fiddlers visit salinefiddlers.com. Melody Baetens … [Read more...] about Artist Spotlight: Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic
Note: This essay contains discussions and images that may be triggering for some readers.In support of the recent National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, I’m coming out about my history with disordered eating, which I’ve never publicly discussed before.I’d thought about sharing my story a few times in the past. Once I was asked to write an article for The Wall Street Journal on beauty and body-shaming. Initially I toyed with calling the piece “I Threw Up Three Minutes Before I Wrote This” and opening up about life in the trenches of bulimia, but ultimately I decided against it. It felt too vulnerable to talk about something I was struggling with (not to mention that I had recently written an article about my mom’s battle with cancer and I was self-conscious about coming across as one big cry for help).RELATED: See the star over the years 70 PHOTOS Child star Jennette McCurdy over the years See Gallery Child star Jennette McCurdy over … [Read more...] about Former Nickelodeon star Jennette McCurdy opens up about her eating disorder
Fifteen-year-old Brynn Cartelli has always attended TD Garden as a fan. The thought of performing at Boston’s 19,600-seat arena on Friday night is blowing the Longmeadow teenager’s mind. “The last time I went to TD Garden was to see Sam Smith live,” said Cartelli, who was crowned the season 14 winner of NBC’s “The Voice” last May. “So it’s really crazy that now I get to go up on that stage. I never thought I was going to perform there, so I’m so excited that I get to.” Cartelli is currently on her first nationwide tour, opening for Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson, Cartelli’s coach on “The Voice,” along with country pop singer Kelsea Ballerini. Clarkson’s “Meaning of Life” tour kicked off on Jan. 24 in Oakland, Calif. and wraps up on March 30 in Greenville, S.C. The tour will make two New England stops: in Boston for Friday’s show, and at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. for … [Read more...] about Mass. native and ‘The Voice’ winner Brynn Cartelli, 15, is performing at TD Garden. Naturally, she’s freaking out.
Updated 1:53 pm PST, Friday, February 22, 2019 FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2012 file photo, Don McLean rides a float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Don McLean has threatened to sue a weekly newspaper that wrote about his former wife's photo exhibition about domestic abuse, which includes a copy of the protection order issued against him., Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. less FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2012 file photo, Don McLean rides a float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Don McLean has threatened to sue a weekly newspaper that wrote about his former wife's photo ... more Photo: Charles Sykes, AP Photo: Charles Sykes, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2012 file photo, Don McLean rides a float in the Macy's Thanksgiving … [Read more...] about ‘American Pie’ singer objects to coverage of ex’s exhibit