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GLAAD's What To Watch this weekend

(This post was originally published at GLAAD Blog.)

Friday night, catch a new episode of "Torchwood: Miracle Day." Saturday night, watch "The Graham Norton Show." Sunday night, make sure to catch the season finales of "True Blood" and "Entourage."

What to Watch: Friday, Sept. 9

Diversionary Theatre to stage ambitious "Edward II" production

SAN DIEGO -- Richard Baird returns to San Diego to direct the largest Diversionary Theatre production to date – 15 actors playing numerous roles in “Edward II” in an intense account of the struggle between passion and responsibility.

"It is wonderful to return home to San Diego to fulfill a dream to stage this play with Diversionary Theatre. With their support – and an incredibly talented team - we have been able to create a big, rich and exhilarating production that is so powerful in such an intimate space,” Baird said.

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Get Going with VIDEOS: San Diego's top events include several 9/11 tributes

September 11 Tributes

SiriusXM’s LGBT channel OutQ (ch.108) will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with LGBT Stories of 9/11 . Listeners across the country will share their personal reflections on loved ones lost and how 9/11 changed their lives; and Alice Hoagland, mother of openly gay hero Mark Bingham recounts her son’s final moments aboard Flight 93, and coming to terms with his homosexuality. The special report airs Sunday, Sept.

FilmOut San Diego to move festival dates in 2012, seeking new board members

SAN DIEGO – FilmOut San Diego’s 13th annual LGBT Film Festival was another profitable venture for the nonprofit, but the board of directors voted Tuesday night to move the event back to April after overall attendance slipped from last year.

The nonprofit also issued a request seeking candidates to join the board of directors.

The film festival, which was presented for the first time over two weekends (Aug. 19-21 and Aug. 26-28), showed a record-breaking 60 features and short films. The overall attendance was 4,084 this year, compared to 5,086 in April 2010.

GLAAD's What To Watch on Wednesday

(This post was originally published at GLAAD Blog.)

Tonight Lisa Vanderpump guest judges on "Top Chef: Just Desserts," plus catch "The Times of Harvey Milk" and "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World."

8:00 pm: The Times of Harvey Milk, Flix (90 mins) REPEAT

VIDEO: GLAAD's What To Watch on Tuesday

(Editor's note: This post was originally published at GLAAD Blog.)

Tonight catch the GLAAD Media Awards winning film "A Single Man," plus two back-to-back episodes of "Carson Nation."

7:45 pm: A Single Man, Showtime (1 hr) REPEAT

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OB welcomes jazz junkies to annual Jazz 88 Ocean Beach Music & Art Festival

SAN DIEGO – Ocean Beach’s main drag will transform into a bustling beachfront block party for the sixth annual Jazz 88 Ocean Beach Music & Art Festival on Saturday, Sept. 10.

The festival is presented by KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM, San Diego’s original and only jazz radio station. Serving to not only bring authentic top-tier jazz talent for San Diego’s most enthusiastic jazz junkies, the festival will indulge beer enthusiasts, foodies, art aficionados and concert-goers alike at an all-day summertime soiree as the season comes to a close.

GLAAD's What To Watch on Monday

(This post was originally published at GLAAD Blog.)

Tonight catch new episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Design Star and The Closer.

GLAAD's What To Watch this weekend

(This post was originally published at GLAAD Blog.)

Tonight catch a new "Torchwood: Miracle Day." Tomorrow night ABC Family airs the GLAAD Media Awards-nominated film "Sweet Home Alabama." Sunday get caught up on "The Good Wife," get a glimpse of the new season of "Survivor," plus new episodes of "True Blood" and "Entourage."

What to Watch: Friday, Sept. 2

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SDGLN exclusive: Despite the naysayers, Chaz Bono has his eye on that "DWTS" disco ball prize

LOS ANGELES – Chaz Bono is not going to let the brouhaha broiling over his casting in the mega hit TV show “Dancing With The Star” deter his determination to win the prized disco ball.

In an exclusive interview with San Diego Gay & Lesbian News, Chaz stresses that he is highly motivated by the naysayers upset that a transgender celebrity is allowed to compete on the dance show. Chaz talks about his casting and shares his inner thoughts about the milestone that his appearance will accomplish.

2011 is the year of Chaz Bono

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