Terrance Griep

Out Back – Singer Kentö’s New LP Takes Music Lovers Down Under

By Terrance Griep / March 24, 2022

It’s the same old song and dance:  a kid’s born in northern Maine to a Japanese/French father and a Brazilian/French…

Time After Time – New Gild Jeweler Jen Bellefleur Makes New Love Old Again

By Terrance Griep / March 10, 2022

“’Thou shalt not’ is soon forgotten, but ‘Once upon a time’ lasts forever.” — Philip Pullman  The most told and…

Teasing Is Believing – Burlesque Performer Tre’ Da Marc Shows That Less is More

By Terrance Griep / February 24, 2022

“I have been using the art of the tease to entertain national and international audiences for over ten years,” proclaims…

Ball That Glitters – Minnesota Lynx Head Coach Cheryl Reeve Goes For The Gold

By Terrance Griep / January 27, 2022

“Winning isn’t everything,” proclaimed the oft-re-quoted UCLA Bruins football coach Red Saunders, “it’s the only thing.”  You’d be forgiven for…

Reigned Out – Better To Give Than To Relieve

By Terrance Griep / January 27, 2022

“I grew up in rural Wisconsin, which, to say the least, was not a gay-friendly atmosphere,” Christopher Overlie remembers. “I certainly…

Taking It Back – RECLAIM Takes Possession of Queer and Trans Youth Oppression

By Terrance Griep / January 13, 2022

As she trudges from the station to the bus, the slate-colored sky clears its throat, begins whispering to her in…

“Paris Is Paisley” – Paisley Park’s Cinema Series Sets Fire to the Soundstage

By Terrance Griep / December 22, 2021

Paisley Park is…a lot of things, all at once:  Paisley Park changes, becoming one new thing but also remaining the…

Stings Like the Dickens – A Local League Perfects the Art of Dodging

By Terrance Griep / December 16, 2021

“Some people fear the game, because it involves being hit with a fast-flying ball,” the Commissioner acknowledges. “As a young…

Viva la Bienestar – Latino Alternative Television Gives Voice to the Unspeakable

By Terrance Griep / December 16, 2021

The stage manager scuttles away, leaving the singer alone with the thought of cockroaches…until that thought scuttles away, too. The audience rustles unevenly within the shared darkness, left…

Nothing to Hide – LGBTQ Archives Allow Visitors To Study What’s In Plain Sight

By Terrance Griep / December 16, 2021

If you’re a reader of a certain vintage, you might remember a series of game books wherein the main character…

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