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‘Wizard of Oz’ in the Queen City

118 years of friendship with Dorothy

“You have some queer friends, Dorothy,” says Polychrome in “The Road to Oz” (the 1909 sequel to “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” the first of L. Frank Baum’s Oz novels).

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It’s the season for giving

Organizations share their holiday wish lists

It’s the season to be jolly, merry and gay. It’s also an important time of the year to support LGBTQ organizations who support the community in any way possible so that they can continue to offer the community vital services, solace and more.

Get set for holiday hosting

Tips for Making Entertaining Enjoyable for All

The holidays are quickly approaching and those who are hosting in-town and out-of-town guests are busy making preparations for tasty meals and enjoyable, entertaining time together. Keeping everyone happy and engaged is no small job.

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Buff Faye’s 2nd Annual Favorite Things

Dishing with Buff Faye

I know you were waiting for it. It’s my second annual Buff Faye’s Favorite Things, just in time for your Holiday shopping. Finding that special gift for your lover, or maybe even a special drag queen, is seldom easy.

Our People: Billy Maddalon

Business Owner, Community Leader, Husband, Father

Billy Maddalon, a prominent Charlotte business owner, community leader and, most importantly, husband and father, has devoted decades to his role as proprietor of the VanLandingham Estate and the Morehead Inn.

‘Perfectly Clear’

Out in Print

LeClair’s mother helped her get a job selling L. Ron Hubbard training materials for Sterling Management, an organization run by Scientologists.

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It’s happy holiday gift-giving time

qnotes top 10+ items to bestow on that special someone

The holiday season is closing in and gifts are being bought, wrapped and stowed away for the festive days. However, finding an unusual gift for that special someone can be a challenge.

Holiday Reading Gift Hints

Out in Print

You’d be ready for the holidays, too, if you weren’t hung up on a gift for that one certain person. Now head to the bookstore with this column in-hand, and look for one of these great books.