Arts & Culture

Slick tricks 'Chick-fil-A' into supporting LGBT rights with ad song

Sixties singer and songwriter Grace Slick was indeed slick when she allowed anti-LGBT eatery Chick-fil-A to use her song from the 1985 movie Mannequin, “Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now,” during commercials on the Grammy Awards broadcast earlier this month.

The humorous commercial followed a herd of cows as they implored people via virtual reality goggles to “Eat Mor Chikin.”

Parody site creates world where Clinton won

This news site turns reality on it head.

Satirical and irreverent, a new fake news comedy website has popped up on the internet created in world where Hillary Clinton won the election. 

Theater Review: "9 to 5: The Musical"

Ever have a misogynist, lecherous jerk of a boss that made you fantasize about inflicting a slow, painful (or at least humiliating) death on him?

The trio of hard-working ladies in “9 to 5: The Musical” have one of those bosses, and they’re here to take charge of him and the office through Feb. 26 in San Diego Musical Theatre’s 10th season opener.

Theater Review: "Picasso At The Lapin Agile"

From left - Philippe Bowgen as Pablo Picasso and Justin Long as Albert Einstein

Did Picasso and Einstein ever meet in a bar? Probably not, but that conjecture is the setup for Steve Martin’s “Picasso At The Lapin Agile,” playing through March 12 at The Old Globe. Barry Edelstein directs. But instead of a joke, the play becomes an extended riff on art, science, marketing and sex.

Theater Review: “Eurydice”

Oceanside Theatre Company presents Ruhl’s “Eurydice” through Feb. 26 at the Brooks Theater.

You know this is New Mythology when you see Eurydice taking a rainy elevator down to the Underworld.

Playwright Sarah Ruhl, despite her sound-alike name, believes in breaking them.

Theater Review: “Perfect Arrangement”

L to R: Joshua Jones, John DeCarlo

The Big War is over, it’s 1950 and guess what? The problems that were solved have led to others, scarier and more difficult to solve.

Well, that’s what we thought then, anyway.

The defeat of fascism gave way to a horror of Communism; then the likes of J. Edgar Hoover at the FBI convinced President Truman that we also needed to root out “drunkards, loose women and deviants.”

Beyond reality: Jai Rodriguez sets the record 'straight'

To Jai Rodriguez life is a cabaret.

Jai Rodriguez isn’t about to let a little show called “Queer Eye” define who he is, or who he was. The handsome out gay actor was a Broadway star way before the show premiered on Bravo in 2003, and he continues to shine in spite of his circling culture vulture status.

Theater Review: "Blue Door"

"Blue Door" plays at the Moxie Theatre on Thursday at 7 pm; Friday and Saturday at 8 pm; Sunday at 2 pm

Black mathematics professor Lewis has a terrible case of insomnia, and it’s not just the lack of sleep that’s bothering him. He’s being haunted by ghosts of his past – the one he’d hoped to leave behind by getting a Ph.D. and a university post and becoming a published author.