Arts & Culture

Quynh-Mai Nguyen is a gal with a hearty laugh and a twisted sense of humor. As an example, a banner on her new company website reads, “Our website is a work in progress and distractions like YouTube and the rapture don’t help, but we promise that we are still producing good work.” PGN spoke to the business owner and self-proclaimed band geek about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Prior to 2004, when Massachusetts became the first state in the county to allow same-sex marriage, gays and lesbians didn’t have the luxury of considering traditional marriage for themselves.

Ah, Halloween. The high holy of all gay holidays. Next weekend, there are a ghost host of places for you to try out your Michele Bachmann crazy-eyes costume or parade around attacking necks as one of the many vampire characters ruling the airwaves. This week, PGN spoke to someone who is involved in not one, but two of the events going on Halloween weekend. Rob Paluso, aka Anita Manhattan, is one of the BVDs — Bingo Verifying Divas — who will be checking out your cards at Monster Mash GayBINGO! on Oct. 29. Get your tickets now!

Film festivals can be overwhelming — there is either too much to see, or all the films you want to see are playing at the same time and/or across town.