BY Jeremy Kinser
March 16 2012 4:10 PM ET
7. EVENT: Alan Cumming at XL
The versatile Tony Award–winning actor, currently getting raves on the acclaimed TV drama The Good Wife,
will entertain New Yorkers with an intimate evening of thrilling music
and witty anecdotes. The one-night-only event will benefit the
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights
Commission. New York’s XL Cabaret Saturday. For more information, go to XLNightclub.com.
6. WEB SERIES: Royal Sabotage
This racy — and exceptionally amusing — new online comedy series from Kingsley Benham and JJ Wienkers focuses on the "fun-employed" ne’er-do-well Royal Stevenson (Benham), who, when he's not hopping from brunch to bar to bed, is just trying to find his place in the world like the rest of us. To watch, go to RoyalSabotage.com.
5. BOOK: Sal Mineo, Michael Gregg Michaud
Before you see James Franco’s upcoming cinematic take on the last day of the murdered gay star of Rebel Without a Cause, read this definitive and comprehensive biography. Michaud spent a decade researching the life of the late actor, and his chronicle (recently published in paperback by Three Rivers Press, $16) is one of the most impossible-to-put-down showbiz reads in years.