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Come & Meet His Dancin' Feet: Lee Roy Reams at 54Below

Glen Roven | Posted 10.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Glen Roven

To a theatrically leaning pre-teen, Reams's performance was a revelation, not because of his dancing abilities, which defied gravity, not because of his singing, his big Broadway belt bouncing off the last row of the Palace theater, but because he was playing an openly gay character on stage.

Applause, Please

Frank H. Wu | Posted 11.29.2014 | Arts
Frank H. Wu

People who are enthusiastic about classical music should express themselves and allow others to do so. Those of us who care about it as a repertoire to be performed rather than a tradition to be admired should encourage more, not less, applause -- even if it comes at the "wrong" time.

Vive la Différence

Leonard Slatkin | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Leonard Slatkin

They come in all shapes and sizes. They range in age. Their dress can vary from jeans to tuxedoes. The audience for classical music has always been somewhat diverse in appearance and appreciation.

Elaine Stritch Wrestles Happiness to the Ground at the Rubin

Tim McHenry | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Tim McHenry

Elaine Stritch, the veteran Broadway baby, was not happy when she turned up at The Rubin Museum of Art for her on-stage conversation on the subject of...

Lady Gaga + Cellos = Gold!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts

While an amazing variety of subjects will likely come to mind when pondering all that is Lady Gaga, from music to fashion to causes to controversy and...

This Kid Will Have Your Applause. We Promise.

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.03.2013 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga would most likely give applause to 11-year-old Sean Lew and his dance crew's very fabulous dance by choreographer, Miguel Zarate. Sean L...

The Ultimate Compilation of Lady Gaga "Applause" Parodies

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.19.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

The only things that get more YouTube attention than Lady Gaga's music videos are the YouTubers who parody them. With all the quirkiness and costume ...

Lady Gaga Heading To 'SNL'?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy

Lady Gaga has been booked to host and perform as the musical guest during the upcoming season of "Saturday Night Live," according to a report from TV ...

Weeklings!: Why 'Roar' Gets No Applause (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Louis Virtel

Katy Perry or Lady Gaga? Colonial law dictates that you can only enjoy one, so which is it going to be? In this edition of Weeklings!, I tell you why Katy Perry's new (and very successful) single "Roar" is unworthy of your vote, time, $1.29, and grace.

Is Lady Gaga Over?

Kyle McMahon | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment
Kyle McMahon

Are the critics right? Has Lady Gaga's time as a polarizing and powerful pop force come to an end? The fact that they are still talking about her means she isn't going anywhere anytime soon.

More Bad News For Lady Gaga

Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment

With the release of her new single "Applause," Lady Gaga has made waves by encouraging questionable practices to get the song to the top of the charts...

Lady Gaga Strips Down For New Music Video

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 08.19.2013 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga released the music video to her latest single "Applause" on Monday morning. The video made its debut on "Good Morning America" after a live ...

Guess Which Reality TV Show Lady Gaga Is Dying To Be On

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Could Lady Gaga be a guest judge on the upcoming season of "RuPaul's Drag Race?" There has already been speculation on which drag queens will grac...

Drag Queens Do Lady Gaga

Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment

After the rushed release of her new single, Lady Gaga dropped the lyric video to "Applause" on Wednesday afternoon. The video shows the lyrics to "App...

Which Of Your Favorite 'Drag Race' Queens Are Starring In Lady Gaga's New Video?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Following a "pop music emergency" after her new single "Applause" leaked and Lady Gaga decided to release the track eight days early, Mother Monster i...

Lady Gaga's Big Surprise

Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment

After the leak of her new single "Applause," Lady Gaga took matters into her own hands on Monday morning. Mother Monster took to Twitter to announce t...

The Importance of Applause

Randi Miller | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Randi Miller

People often wonder aloud why other people choose to get up on stage at karaoke, or perform in front of other people in a play or give a speech at a fundraiser, and it's always difficult for me to see why it's so hard for them to understand.

Exposed: Concert Audience Abuse!

Mark C. Miller | Posted 01.06.2013 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

If I wanted to dance, I would have gone dancing. And if your music is so wonderful that it moves me to dance, I'm fully capable of doing it on my own; I don't need you to guage my excitement level.

Talk Show Audience Applaud Obama's Presidential Advice to Romney

Max Atkinson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Media
Max Atkinson

I may have been rather critical of President Obama's rather uninspiring (for him) acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention, but was rather more impressed by his performance on the David Letterman Show.

Excessive 'Clapping Along' and the 'Round of Applause'

Michael Ziegfeld | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Ziegfeld

I am finally coming out against the stage performer's abuse of the request for us, the audience, to "clap along." This also goes for the request to give someone -- a guest musician, an assistant, an audience member -- a "round of applause."

The best films of 2011 - so far

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.10.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

So - if the movie year had ended June 30 and we had to choose the best films of 2011 from the releases that hit American screens since Jan. 1, which o...

HuffPost Review: Applause

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I may have seen her before, but it wasn't until I saw Applause that the name of actress Paprika Steen stuck in my head. Now I can't get her off my mind.

Paprika Steen Deserves Applause

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Looking sleepy from jet lag - she's just returned to New York after a whirlwind trip to Los Angeles - and complaining a little about the bone-chilling...

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Day 4

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sunday in Toronto saw three films back to back that offered powerful, sometimes disturbing ruminations on the idea of family.