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Tony’s Gay Agenda


What can I say about another Utah Pride Festival?? Duh! Belinda Carlisle … Yay!! My friend Jake Culley had met her once in a West Hollywood hotel elevator. Apparently she had her hair wrapped in a bath towel and was carrying a laundry basket of her son’s undies in her arms. She asked him for a roll of quarters to which he told me he had peed himself a little and then gave her a five-dollar bill for a sniff of the pink ones with dozens of frog jumpers on them. Happy Pride!

3Friday — Utah Pride Festival

Washington/Library Square, 210 S. 400 East, times vary, through June 5. Passes $5-50, utahpridefestival.org


Porngraphy,” a rap duo paraphrasing “a book written 35-hundred years ago” (Thank you Michael Aaron!) and wardrobe malfunctions (“Nipples!”) grace the concert stages of Utah this month. I have to say pornography is the most titillating for me … especially when it’s from the 1980s.

3Friday — The Cure

Maverik Center, 3200 Decker Lake Dr, WVC, 7:30pm. Tickets $28-58, maverikcenter.com

— Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Saltair, 12408 W. Saltair Dr., Magna, 8pm. Tickets $46/Adv-51/Day of Show, smithstix.com

29Wednesday — Janet Jackson

Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 S. Temple, 8pm. Tickets $26.75-122, smithstix.com

SB Dance authenticates once again. Where’s Barbara Eden when you need her? And what gay man doesn’t like a snake with “superb athleticism, earthy humor and wild invention.” Bill Cosby stars.

10Friday — Snaked: Tale of Eden

Black Box Theatre, Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South, 8pm, through June 18. Tickets $18, artsaltlake.org


Maggie’s Plan is having Harry Potter’s baby?!!? … Wait in line betch!! Umm, I might be on one too many cocktails. Thank you Chelle’s 50th birthday celebration. Anyhoo, the flick stars the incomparable Julianne Moore and B-actor Bill Hader (who plays “Tony”). Or as I like to think, “plays with Tony!” That’s me; I adore cute, dorky guys.

Who would think a renowned editor and a beloved writer would hook up??? Michael and I have, but that’s because he has naked dinner parties and a hot tub. Lol. Among the “geniuses” are Colin Firth and Jude Law. Of course they don’t hold an inch to Michael!

10Friday — Maggie’s Plan

Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, times vary, through … depends on how good it is. Tickets $6.75-9.25

17Friday — Genius

Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, times vary, through … depends on how good it is. Tickets $6.75-9.25

Miss Veneita Wilson, a renowned book club host whose signature dish is a sardine casserole with a sort of oatmeal cookie crust, calls “Noises Off!” a  frolicking comedy romp behind the  curtain where plates of sardines abound.

Motown” is a “jukebox hero,” celebrating some of the most iconic artists of all time including Donna Ross, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson, plus more.

9Thursday — Noises Off!

Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St, Park City, times vary, through June 12. Tickets $19-29, egyptiantheatrecompany.com

28Tuesday — Motown

Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, times vary, through July 3. Tickets $39-100, artsaltlake.org

July 22, Absolutely Fabulous:The Movie

Aug. 8, Culture Club, Red Butte Garden, redbuttegarden.org

Aug. 20, Josh Groban, USANA Amphitheatre, usana-amp.com

Sep. 7, Blondie, Red Butte Garden, redbuttegarden.org


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