Finally. A series for mature gay men.
In our latest issue, we highlight “The Disappointments” a new web series about three middle-aged gay friends trying to figure out how to live their best lives, and actors Rich Burns and Trevor La Paglia grace our cover. More details on the show and where to watch on page 10.
Diving further into this edition of Outword, we have some travel updates courtesy of the Sacramento International Airport on page 4, and on page 6, the Weave Holiday Toy Drive returns during two big events: Sacramento Rainbow Chamber’s Drag Queen Bingo Event at Mango’s on Thursday, December 2nd, and the Outword/Badlands Liquid Therapy Happy Hour on Friday, December 10th. Please check out the “Wish List” and give if you can.
Speaking of the holidays, the City Theatre at Sacramento City College continues its 2021-22 season with the return of a seasonal themed festival of all new plays called “Home for the Holidays…Welcome Back!” (page 9) and for a special toast this season, Tahoe Blue Vodka presents their “Cinnamon Spritzer” cocktail on page 12.
On page 13, Chris Narloch throws us a few new movie reviews, a few films most likely vying for Oscars nods and the star-studded “The French Dispatch,” with Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, and Timothee Chalamet. Page 14 brings us some new music reviews featuring three female artists: Mickey Guyton (country genre), Yola (soul), and Kacey Musgraves (also country).
On November 19th, a massive fir tree known as “Sugar Bear” will arrive in Washington D.C. and serve as the U.S. Capitol’s Holiday Tree. Learn more about the tree’s journey (that began by being. harvested in Trinity County) on page 16! We close out the issue with some fantastic art exhibits that will be displayed in Sacramento (Monet to Matisse) and San Francisco (The Art of Banksy) to name a few.
Are you on the naughty or nice list this year? Next up are our Annual Holiday Shopping issues, we’ll once again have some awesome gift ideas and recipes worth making. On that note, it’s time to grab the dog, our ugly sweaters, and pose for our holiday family photo. Cheers!