An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin

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Show date: Saturday, February 4, 2017
Show time: 8 p.m.
Tickets start at $35.00
Walt Disney Theater

Lily Tomlin, one of America’s foremost comediennes, continues to venture across an ever-widening range of media, starring in television, theater, motion pictures, animation, and video. Throughout her extraordinary career, Tomlin has received numerous awards, including: seven Emmys; a Tony for her one woman Broadway show, Appearing Nitely; a second Tony for Best Actress, a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics’ Circle Award for her one woman performance in Jane Wagner’s The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe; a CableAce Award for Executive Producing the film adaptation of The Search; a Grammy for her comedy album, This is a Recording as well as nominations for her subsequent albums Modern Scream, And That’s the Truth, and On Stage; and two Peabody Awards–the first for the ABC television special, Edith Ann’s Christmas: Just Say Noël, and the second for narrating and executive producing the HBO film, The Celluloid Closet. In 2003, she received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor and, in December 2014, was the recipient of the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors in Washington DC.

An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin

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Show date: Saturday, February 4, 2017
Show time: 8 p.m.
Tickets start at $35.00
Walt Disney Theater

Lily Tomlin, one of America’s foremost comediennes, continues to venture across an ever-widening range of media, starring in television, theater, motion pictures, animation, and video. Throughout her extraordinary career, Tomlin has received numerous awards, including: seven Emmys; a Tony for her one woman Broadway show, Appearing Nitely; a second Tony for Best Actress, a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics’ Circle Award for her one woman performance in Jane Wagner’s The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe; a CableAce Award for Executive Producing the film adaptation of The Search; a Grammy for her comedy album, This is a Recording as well as nominations for her subsequent albums Modern Scream, And That’s the Truth, and On Stage; and two Peabody Awards–the first for the ABC television special, Edith Ann’s Christmas: Just Say Noël, and the second for narrating and executive producing the HBO film, The Celluloid Closet. In 2003, she received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor and, in December 2014, was the recipient of the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors in Washington DC.

MBA headed in a director direction

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The Metropolitan Business Association is restructuring, investing in a full time executive director to lead the LGBT chamber of commerce’s continued growth.

Nayte Carrick, who has served as part-time executive director for about 18 months, says nothing is finalized yet, but he’s “in the final steps of pursuing new opportunities.”

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The GLBT Center is looking for a new leader

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After a little more than a year and a half as executive director of The Center, Terry DeCarlo is resigning.

DeCarlo migrated to Orlando from South Florida, where he was Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Events at Broward House for eight years. He was hired to head The Center in October of 2014. Once his resignation becomes effective June 24, DeCarlo will return to South Florida for his new role as regional director for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

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Watermark Year in Review: December 2015

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Orlando Philharmonic executive director David Schillhammer takes a bow, exiting after 15 years. He made some big moves during his tenure, moving operations to the Plaza Live (they’re in the middle of renovating as we write this) and securing impressive new music director Eric Jacobson. We can’t wait to hear Schillhammer’s next release.

High five, Orlando and St. Petersburg! Both cities earned perfect scores in the Human Rights Campaign annual Municipal Equality Index, which scores cities on LGBT inclusion and equality. Tampa did well, too, earning a solid 95 percent.

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Leadership changes in store for Zebra Coalition

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The search for a new executive director of Zebra Coalition is “almost complete,” according to the organization’s interim executive director, Brett Burlone.

ASPIRE, the managing entity of Zebra Coalition, has already chosen their candidates but he or she “can’t be officially announced until the human resources process is completed, which includes accepting the role,” according to Burlone, who said the new director will be in place “in four to six weeks, if not sooner.”

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Warriors president named grand marshal of San Francisco’s gay pride parade

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts still will have a reason to celebrate if his team doesn’t win the NBA championship: he’s been named as the celebrity grand marshal of San Francisco’s gay pride parade.

The San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration Committee announced June 15 that it had selected the 58-year-old sports executive for the honor previously enjoyed by such notables as singer Cyndi Lauper, actor Cheyenne Jackson and transgender activist Chaz Bono.

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Barilla tries to revamp image after anti-gay snafu

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ROME (AP) – Italy-based pasta maker Barilla is pledging to improve diversity after protests were sparked by an executive’s claim the company would never feature ads depicting gay families.

Guido Barilla, whose company has almost half the Italian pasta market with almost a quarter of that in the U.S., said on an Italian radio broadcast Sept. 25: “I would never do an advert with a homosexual family – if the gays don’t like it they can go an eat another brand.”

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Stonewall Musem and Archives president resigns

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The president of the Stonewall National Museum and Archive is stepping down. Bryan Knicely is leaving the position for a role as executive director of the Coral Springs Museum of Art.

In his resignation letter, he said he’d remain on board at the Stonewall Museum as a consultant.

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