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November 29, 2008 – Page 3 – QNotes

Celebrating big days without big bucks

Money Matters

Online Exclusive Most of us want to make holidays and birthdays a special time for our family and friends. In these challenging economic times, however, this may require a different approach in order to keep expenses down. If you don’t feel like you can “go all out” and spend a fortune for celebrations, there are …

This just in – Durham arts center opens

Smack dab in the middle of downtown Durham’s popular American Tobacco District, the new Durham Performing Arts Center is sure to be a draw for all sorts of arts enthusiasts. Scheduled to open this December, the Bull City’s newest, state-of-the-art performing arts venue has plans to showcase a variety of gay-popular musicals and other theatrical …

GLB…T?

The Small Screen

Online Exclusive [Ed. Note — After a one column hiatus, Samantha Korb’s The Small Screen is back to its regularly scheduled boob-tube analysis.] In the mix of all things LGBT, something that I think is lost often from not only the political landscape of LGBT rights, but from queer television, are transgender individuals. Transgender men …

A short story, but, oh, those long gowns!

Drag Rag

Hello, folks, and welcome back to the greatest show on Earth! Or at least a column about it anyway. If you know me, you know my passion is a good show or even better, a pageant. Nothing else compares. It seems as we go to press that not a whole lot has taken place in …

Out in the stars: Nov. 29-Dec. 12

Raise your temperature as December gets underway and shocking Uranus redirects. It is not only the time to shake up the landscape, it is also time to grab your gifts and give some goodies away. Ho, ho, ho. SAGITTARIUS (11.23-12.22) There is a light at the end of the fiscal tunnel this December for gay …

Where to find good, immediate advice

Tell Trinity

Dear Trinity, I love your column very much, however sometimes I need advice right away. My friends always have advice, but you know how that goes. Sometimes, I just need objective advice like yours, but immediately? Needing Advice, Norfolk, Va. Dear Needing Advice, Often the very needy ask advice from their bartender, neighborhood ice cream …

Undoing Bush’s harmful environmental legacy

EarthTalk

Online Exclusive Dear EarthTalk: How can the new Obama administration and/or Congress undo the many anti-environmental actions the Bush administration undertook over the last eight years, including the obstruction of Bill Clinton’s landmark “roadless rule” legislation? — Ann Lyman, Lake Tahoe, Calif. The Bush administration has certainly been no friend to the environment. Besides working …