Arts & Entertainment
In the Arts & Entertainment section, The Advocate brings readers all the latest news on Hollywood, Broadway, and beyond. From New York to Los Angeles, The Advocate shines a spotlight on the stars of the screen who are lending their voices to support the LGBT community, as well as gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals who are moving the cultural needle. Discover A-list interviews, the best gay movies and reviews of theater, music, books and television. Learn how Arts & Entertainment can shape national dialogue and can work to advance equality.
Conversations With: Lee Daniels
January 26 2009 1:00 AM ET

Conversations With: Lee Daniels

Corey Scholibo

Out director Lee Daniels claims Sundance's Grand Jury Prize for Push, the tale of one girl's struggle for survival in 1980s Harlem -- and one of the most moving portraits of a lesbian in black cinema.

The Evolution of 'Prayers for Bobby'
January 23 2009 1:00 AM ET

The Evolution of Prayers for Bobby

Dale Hrabi

From big screen to Lifetime, Susan Sarandon to Sigourney Weaver, it's taken 12 years to bring Prayers for Bobby, the story of homophobe-turned-activist Mary Griffith, to life.

People of the Year: Gus Van Sant and Dustin Lance Black
January 22 2009 1:00 AM ET

People of the Year: Gus Van Sant and Dustin Lance Black

Advocate.com Editors

Director Gus Van Sant and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black make history with their Oscar nominated film Milk.

The Gayest Nongay Movie Ever Made
January 21 2009 1:00 AM ET

The Gayest Nongay Movie Ever Made

Corey Scholibo

Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor getting hot and heavy? Directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa said they wanted to go all the way and then some with their comedy I Love You Phillip Morris.

January 20 2009 1:00 AM ET

Leisha Hailey's "Alice" Heading to the Slammer

An L Word spinoff is in the works, but don't look for Leisha Hailey's Alice Pieszecki character to leave L.A. for London or New York. She's going to prison.

Art's Forgotten Widow
January 16 2009 1:00 AM ET

Art's Forgotten Widow

Charlie Vazquez

When legendary queer artist Keith Haring died, he left behind his longtime partner Juanito (Xtravaganza) Rivera, cutting him out of his will and leaving him to obscurity.

Ilene Chaiken Has No Regrets -- Except Killing Dana
January 16 2009 1:00 AM ET

Ilene Chaiken Has No Regrets -- Except Killing Dana

Caroline Ryder

Ilene Chaiken talks about TheL Word's final season, the hush-hush Leisha Hailey spin-off, and a rumored L Word movie -- all without revealing a thing.

The Magic Flute
January 16 2009 1:00 AM ET

The Magic Flute

Charlie Richards

It’s a trifle sad when the most praise a critic can muster after seeing a performance of Mozart’s sublime masterpiece, The Magic Flute, is for the sets and costumes

Dance King Jason Gilkison Makes His Move
January 14 2009 1:00 AM ET

Dance King Jason Gilkison Makes His Move 

Greg Archer

Out Aussie ballroom champ Jason Gilkison looks to give Dancing With the Stars a run for its money on the new Superstars of Dance.

Defying Inequality
January 13 2009 1:00 AM ET

Defying Inequality

Ross von Metzke

The Los Angeles cast of Wicked took to a cabaret stage Monday night to combat inequality and raise money for gay rights. Wicked casts in New York, Louisville, and Chicago did so as well.

And the Winner Is ... Milk
January 13 2009 1:00 AM ET

And the Winner Is ... Milk

Greg Fieser

When director Stanley Kramer made Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, interracial marriage was still illegal in 16 states. Now his widow explains why she chose the similarly influential Milk to receive this year's Stanley Kramer Award.   

Lisa Picard Is Famous acquired by First Look Media
January 08 2009 1:00 AM ET

Lisa Picard Is Famous acquired by First Look Media

Advocate.com Editors

Hoping to 'Wu' Michelle
January 07 2009 1:00 AM ET

 Hoping to "Wu" Michelle

Dressing Michelle Obama in November was a game changer for designer Jason Wu. Now he has his sights set on the future first lady’s most high-profile event: Inauguration Day.

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