Issue:  Vol. 44 / No. 15 / 10 April 2014

Nightlife - Fond Farewells

It was a bittersweet farewell to Tinker's Damn, the South Bay's oldest gay bar, throughout the weekend of March 28 to 30. Upward of an estimated 400 guests came out to have one last drink and say goodbye to Tinker's Damn and one of its owners, Bill Funk.

Tinker's Damn is perhaps the oldest gay bar in Santa Clara. Around for more than 50 years, it became an institution as a neighborhood gay bar that hosted drag shows by the Tinker's Damn Divas on Sundays and Mondays and for other events. (read more)

Shooting Stars -
Soireés & Swordplay

From the classy panoramic sights at Metreon's City View to the cavernous castled Armory, two of last Saturday's biggest events could not have been more different. We followed prolific event photographer Steven Underhill from the LGBT Center's annual Soireé to Hack Cancer's regal and rowdy Game of Thrones party. (read more)

On the Town - Best Bets

The Drag Queens of Comedy invaded the Castro Theatre on March 29 and laughter has been reverberating throughout the Castro ever since. Donna Sachet also attended many other notable nights out, and offers a heads-up on upcoming events. (read more)

Nightlife - Got Bruce?

April Fool's Day gets an extension this year when funny man extraordinaire Bruce Vilanch comes to town for a star turn in a musical, and to host The Big Gay Comedy Show. (read more)

On the Tab,
April 10-17, 2014

A quartet of fabulous women with stellar vocal talent lead our listings this week. Oh, and Japan’s wacky pop-punk band gets a nod. Ogle gogos, slurp cocktails and enjoy a week of nightlife fun. (read more)

Nightlife -
Berlin's Stories

Hot, sexy, dark-haired and delicious, with pale skin and a gnarly attitude in his erotic escapades, we present Hans Berlin, who will be slinging the dick at The Nob Hill Theater April 11 and 12. (read more)

Karrnal Knowledge - Redheadlines

Ginger boys are riding high. And the crown prince of sexy redheads is Seth Fornea. It started happening to Seth some eighteen months ago, and his flaming looks immediately ignited attention. (read more)

Shooting Stars

It's not often that we showcase ourselves and our hard-working colleagues, but the Bay Area Reporter's fourth annual Besties celebration, held at Besties-winning The Café, saw staff, columnists, photographers and designers schmoozing it up... and even twerking. (read more)

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