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Houston Voice, No. 805, March 29, 1996 - File 017. 1996-03-29. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 14, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/montrose/item/841/show/828.

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(1996-03-29). Houston Voice, No. 805, March 29, 1996 - File 017. Montrose Voice. University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/montrose/item/841/show/828

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Title Houston Voice, No. 805, March 29, 1996
Contributor
  • Darbonne, Sheri Cohen
Publisher Window Media
Date March 29, 1996
Language English
Subject
  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay liberation movement
Place
  • Houston, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
Type
  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 31485329
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Transcript 16 HOUSTON VOICE / MARCH 29. 1996 This&ThM! by Jon Anthony My picks for the top six categories in the Oscar race proved the old adage that critics don't know everything, although we like to think we do. All said. I guessed correctly on four out of six predictions, which is not entirely off base. I was incorrect on my selections for Best Supporting Actor and Actress. At any rate, it was a great show with W'hoopi ai the helm, and congratulations are in order for all the lucky recipients of the coveted statue.... Moving on, noted authors Michael Crichton, Sydney Sheldon. Richard North Patterson. Maeve Binch and legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore (whose autobiography. After All. was a best-seller this year) will read from their respective works. April 27 at 7 p.m. here in Houston for "A Celebration of Reading." an annual benefit for the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy... Stephen King's highly touted serialized novel. The Green Mile, is slated to hit bookstores at the end of the month. The Two Dead Girls will be the first installment of the thriller, set in a Southern prison, circa I930. The plot revolves around a guard, a prisoner convicted of killing young girls and a mouse that is purported to have supernatural powers. New installments of the serial, for which King will receive $1 million per book. will follow monthly.... The pioneering punk group the Sex Pistols will hit thc U.S. concert circuit in July for six weeks..,. Jamie Lee Curtis has written a book aboul adoption entitled Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Horn, due in September... Robert Goulet. currently on Broadway in Moon Over Buffalo co-Starrtng Lynn Redgrave, will lour in a new production of Man of La Mancha. Goulet is .ilso signed to star in the Broadway-bound Henry's Wives, a new musical aboul the famed bigamist.... In case you missed the hype, The Beatles Anthology 2 set has been released and is now available at record stores everywhere... Joan Osborne. Don Henley, Natalie Merchant. Michael Stipe (R.E.M.), Peter Gabriel and Rod Stewart will headline a live concert benefit for Witness, a global human rights organization. Actor/director Tim Robbins will host the event that will be simulcast live from the Universal Amphitheater in L.A. on April 28 at 8 p.m. on VH1.... Richard Crenna. Ken Olin and Judd Nelson have joined the list of celebrities with pilots vying for a placement on the fall schedule. Stay tuned..., Larry Gelbert (M'A'S'lf) has been signed by CBS to create a TV version of the film Network which garnered an Oscar for Faye Dunaway. CBS also has production deals with Steven Bochco [NYPD Blue) and Dick Wolf {Law and Order)... Tony Randall substitutes for George C. Scott during preview performances for Inherit the Wind on Broadway. Scott, who fell ill during a shoot for a film in West Virginia, will return when he recovers. Randall's National Actors Theater is producing the current revival of the classic play about the Scopes Monkey trial.... Pierce Brosnan stars in the upcoming Miramax film Robinson Crusoe... Dolly Parton and Lily Tomlin will sing a harmonious duet together on PBS's The Magic School Bus. fhe duo taped their two- pun harmony last week for the 1996 holiday episode airing later in the year... Pat Boone is in the studio recording his renditions of heavy-metal hits. No. this is not a joke. Rhino Records plans to market Boone as a resurgent act ala Tony Bennett. Boone will record songs from thc likes of Judas Priest Deep Purple. Ozzy Osbourne. Led Zeppelin and Metallica Larry King and Howard Stern have already booked the formerly unhip crooner for their respective gabfests. If anything, il should be interesting.,.. Michael Jordan and Larry Bird will play second string to that inimitable rabbit Bugs Bunny in Warner Bros,' big-screen comedy caper, Space Shots, due this Winter... Openly bisexual novelist Harold Robbins' new tome The Stallion has just been released by Simon and Schuster. Billed as a sequel to The Betsy. Stallion delivers all the traditional Robbins text encompassing sex, power and intrigue. A must for fans. Robbins holds the world record for best-selling novelist of all time and sells an estimated 40.000 books worldwide on a daily basis. Other big-name authors who have just released new material in lime for the summer vacation season include: Judith Krantz (Spring Collection), Robin Cook {Contagion). Lawrence Sanders {MciXally's Puzzle). Salman Rushdie {The Moors Last Sigh) and Joan Collins (Infamous). Other celeb-authors with upcoming releases include John Grisham. Jackie Collins and Danielle Steele Bernadette Peters will perform for the President and First Lady al the White House on April 2 in ihe Rose Garden.,.. There's talk of a possible Seinfeld spin-off starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus reprising her Flaine character for thc poiential new series. Publicists for both the actress and the show have issued terse no comment responses.... Brad Pitt's nexl film Seven Years in Tibet has received the seal of approval from Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama himself, thanks to the laborious efforts on thc behalf of Richard Gere. Legendary comedian George Carlin returns to the small screen in the HBO special Back in Town. airing this Saturday at 9 p.m. live from New York... Loni Anderson begins a three week stint on Fox's Melrose Place as former beauty queen Teri Carson. Anderson's appearances begin this week on the popular serial, which airs Mondays at 7 p.m This weeks subjects on A&E's Biography series are eclectic indeed The Three Stooges. Michelangelo. Charlton Heston, Moses and Paul Newman will all be profiled on the popular show airing week nights at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m Marlene Dietrich is profiled in a one hour special on AMC that airs Tuesday, April 2 at 9 p.m. AMC will show an encore at 1 am Cindy Crawford is this week's guest on ABC's Friday night show Moppets Tonight... Top of the Charts: Friends ranked UI in the weekly Nielsens. Celine Dion is riding high with her smash single Because You Loved Me in its second week as the hottest song in the country. Ms. Dion's album debuted at #2, nearly besting the # I album. Jagged Little Pitt, by Alanis Morissette. Morissclte's Ironic is the hottest modern rock track, Cristian's song Amor still tops the latin tracks and Patty Loveless has thc # 1 country song, You Can Feel Bad. The Birdcage continues its domination at the box-office for the third week in a row. despite competition from the heavily hyped Sharon Stone vehicle Diabolique, which opened poorly.... Politics seems to be the rage with book buyers if sales are any indication. Anonymous' Primary Colors is thc top selling fiction tome, according to The New York Times best seller list and Blood Sport by James B. Stewart heads up the non-fiction list... Quote of the Week: "Happily, we found a common cause to bring [the Sex Pistols/ hack together again your money." - Band member Johnny Rotten. BOXERS AND BUNNIES EVERY NIGHT THE LOWEST PRICES IN TOWN! SI 00 Well SI 25 Shots $1 75 Beer Forget Your I.D.? FORGET IT ! Sunday March 31 Come and See Your Favorite Bartender in BOXER SHORTS During SUNDAY OVERLOAD NU SHIRT, NO CUVEH, NO KIDDING Easter Sunday April 7. 3:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Pacific Street Welcomes BUNNIES ON THE BAYOU Free Shuttle Service Between the Party and PACIFIC STREET Saturday. April 15 EPAH Presents Leather ^lace EVERY NIGHT Our Steamy King Sized Men In Cages Dancing for Your Pumping Pleasure and Houston s ONLY Lazet Lit Dance Floor 710 Pacific Street 713/523-0213 HOUSTON VOICE MAIL Letters to the Editor Thanks For A 'Night' To Remember FROM DON GILL Producer. Night In Black Leather II, Housion, Texas On Saturday. March 16 at the Venture- N, a dedicated group of entertainers, organizations and contributors came together for Night in Black Leather II. As the producer of this event, I am proud to announce that these caring individuals helped bring in $5,409 for the Lady Victoria Lust PWA Holiday Fund. To raise that much money in one night required teamwork from all aspects of our wonderful community. I want to especially thank Richard Hill. David R. Dexel. Jim Roberts of the Venture-N, Laura Vil- lagran, Mark Teets, Lyle Mitchell, Jim Groves, Bobby and Arthur for underwriting this memorable evening. My deepest respect and gratitude go out to The Garden Party, the women of F.I.S.T. King and Queen Olympus XXVI, Miss Camp America Buffy Bayou, The Royal, Sovereign and Imperial Court of the Single Star and all of the performers and contributors, who are too numerous to mention in this letter, Regina Dane. Don Dowden, Lady Victoria Lust. Larry Arbo and I thank you all for helping us to assemble this leather/levi/ we stern/drag extravaganza. Events like this are what make community service so much fun. Car Dealer Moving FROM SKIP WILLETT West Point Lincoln-Mercury. Houston, Texas Over the past few months, I have advertised in ihe Houston Voice under River Oaks Lincoln-Mercury, with great success—success that I truly hope will continue al our new facility, West Point Lincoln-Mercury at 11666 Old Katy Road. (Phone 713-529-2611). I am also pleased to thank the Houston community for patronizing our establishment over the years. With your support and commitment. I have been able to expand our commitment to the Houston gay and lesbian community by participating with Town Meeting Inc. in the Ru Paul concert on May 4 and Spectrum "96 in October at the George R. Brown Convention Center. We also have donated monies to the Colt 45's. I encourage everyone to come to Rich's on May 4, to see Ru Paul and our KIA car that will be raffled off as part of Spectrum '96. Once again, thank you for your support. Tell EVERYONE you saw it in the HOUSTON VOICE1?
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