Entertainment News: RUFUS WAINWRIGHT

Fulghum, Sherill
December 2008
Empty Closet;Dec2008/Jan2009, Issue 419, p3B
This section offers news briefs on the entertainment industry as of December 2008. Performer Rufus Wainwright will star in the opera production "Prima Donna," which will open in Manchester, England in July 2009. Panic at the Disco will release a two disc compact disc/digital video-disc (CD/DVD) set entitled "Live in Chicago" on December 2. Rapper Trick Trick said an interview with the online magazine "All Hip-Hop" at his new album is banned from gays.


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  • COLD AS ICE.  // Gay Times (09506101);Dec2008, Issue 363, p44 

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  • SPEED DATE.  // Gay Times (09506101);Sep2014, Issue 437, p11 

    A calendar of events for the Great Britain area from September to October 2014 is presented including a concert by Rufus Wainwright at the Royal Albert Hall, the release of singer Kelly Ellis' album, and the special tour of magician Paul Daniels and wife Debbie McGee.

  • ON DECK. Foad, Lisa // Xtra (Toronto);12/6/2007, Issue 603, p36 

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  • BACK IN THE GAME.  // Xtra (Toronto);4/19/2012, Issue 717, p23 

    A photographer of singer Rufus Wainwright is presented.


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