Joseph McCombs

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  • 9 years ago

    The glimpses of history are subtle but vital. A handful of photos dot the cushy back room, though little photographic evidence exists of the June '69 uprising that put this bar on the map, and jump-started the gay rights movement. But The Stonewal...

  • 9 years ago

    Unpredictability is writer Brian Harris's game in the three one-acts that comprise Tall Grass: Each presents a couple navigating a strange arrangement to make living and loving tolerable, with visibility obscured by the "tall grass" of accumulated...

  • 9 years ago

    Poetic cockroach Archy and worldly-wise alley cat Mehitabel began their lives in a 1916 newspaper column that used them to present a fresh angle on life's foibles and failures. They were recast a half-century ago in Shinbone Alley, an improbable l...

  • 9 years ago

    Tina Turner's is a quintessential survivor's tale: An abused wife and mother—who also happens to front a successful r&b-rock band—bears the unbearable as she works up the courage to leave her situation with Ike and make it solo. It's del...

  • 9 years ago

    "Fine Print" is an unusual name for this P.S.1 series, in which alternative-media outlets generate evening programs that springboard from their editorial focuses, taking the written word into the realms of the visual and the verbal. Since The Beli...

  • 9 years ago

    When the first Gay Games were held in 1982 in San Francisco with a little over a thousand participants, few could have envisioned how large these Olympics for the GLBT community would grow over the next 20 years. Fewer still could have imagined th...


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