Day Without A Gay / BT Collins / "Cinderella"


Day Without A Gay A new local organization is calling for all gays and lesbians nationwide to call in sick on Wednesday. Today on Insight, Tina Reynolds tells you why she formed Equality Action NOW and what they hope to accomplish through the nationwide Day Without a Gay event.

BT Collins The late politician BT Collins lost an arm and a leg in Vietnam. His sister Maureen Collins Baker, and his longtime friend Stan Atkinson, tell you about his remarkable life and why he considered the day the grenade exploded his re-birth. Baker wrote a book about her brother, "Outrageous Hero: The B.T. Collins Story." This segment originally aired June 4th, 2008.

Maureen Collins Baker will appear at book signing event commemorating the 20th anniversary of the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12th at the California State Military Museum, 1119 Second St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 442-2883.

"Cinderella" A British pantomime-style version of "Cinderella" is playing in Sacramento. We talk with director Peggy Shannon, composer Gregg Coffin and actor William Elsman about the musical.

"Cinderella" run through Sunday, Jan. 4th at the Sacramento Theatre Company, 1419 H St., Sacramento. Performances are at 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays; 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Information: (916) 443-6722.

 
Tuesday, December 09, 2008