Gia On The Move



“Over-the-Top” Hilarity in Bootycandy at Celebration Theatre

Reviewed by Marc Wheeler Celebration Theatre is back! After a temporary homeless hiatus, Los Angeles’s only professional lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, two-spirited and ally-themed theater company -- daaaaamn, that’s a mouthful! -- has secured new digs at... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF15 #Reviews : Suicide Notes: In Their Own Words

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Writer Stan Zimmerman returns to the 2015 Hollywood Fringe with a departure piece on the issue of suicide. A totally staged reading, Suicide Notes: In Their Own Words, is an account of actual... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF15 #Reviews: The Desperate Yogi

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Love is a many-splendored thing. A sweet story that needs a lot of work, directionally and could use a tweak in casting, The Desperate Yogi comically takes us along the ride of one man’s... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF15 #Reviews: Coffee, Tea or Me

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move In Coffee, Tea or Me, two monologues parallel one another in a new semi-solo show by Les Kurkendaal also featuring Los Angeles based storyteller Marlene Nichols. If you caught Les's work at last... Continue Reading →

#WhatsHotNow: Maria Bello in Isharya

Actress Maria Bello (A History of Violence, Touch, NCIS) was photographed wearing Isharya recently in LA while celebrating the launch of her book, Whatever...Love is Love. What we couldn't help notice about the actress and author, and what we LOVED most about... Continue Reading →

Of Girls and Horses: The universal struggle to find a place in the world…

Acclaimed lesbian director Monica Treut returns with the release of Wolfe Video's LBGT drama Of Girls and Horses, available on DVD and digitally June 30th. This nuanced coming-of-age film stars German TV star Ceci Chuh as Alex, a rebellious young woman who is... Continue Reading →

Neon Hitch: ‘Eleutheromaniac’

As pop princesses go, Neon Hitch (@neonhitch) might just be the next new thing. So if you tend to obsess on teen drama, Desi sound and gypsy pop dance tunes listen up and follow this artist! The British singer, songwriter’s astounding voice... Continue Reading →

Ric Montejano, L.A. Director, Chronicler & Silver Lake Icon Dead at 64

Gia On The Move got the news yesterday and it saddened us to hear it.  This is for my Angelenos, some of whom surely knew and/or worked with Ric. A highly active community centric man, Ric's passing is surely a... Continue Reading →

Holding The Man at the Matrix Theatre Los Angeles

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move This past Saturday evening saw the Los Angeles opening of Holding the Man a stage adaptation by Tommy Murphy of the memoirs of deceased author and activist Timothy Conigrave, at the Matrix Theatre, Hollywood. Directed... Continue Reading →

Welcome to the Sexual Counterrevolution: Nancy Cohen’s ‘Delirium’

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Hailstorms and Tornados Why, when the United States is mired in its worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, would birth control, abortion, and the rights of gays and women top the agenda... Continue Reading →

#HFF11 Blood Fruit at the Lounge Theatre

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move The following is a reprint from L.A. Theatre Review Majd Murad is a truly likable and empathetic soul with the unusual stigma of growing up in America as a first generation Iraqi-Catholic (yes... Continue Reading →

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