The Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Foundation's annual costume, drag and talent gala, Runway, took on a "Quest for the Pearl" pirate theme for its thirtieth edition, held August 25 at The Herbst Theater.
The 38th annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival celebrated opening night on July 19 with delicious food, drinks -and a festive group of patrons- at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.
NightGarden Piano, the annual Flower Piano event at the beautiful SF Botanical Garden, expanded to three nights this year (July 12-14) and included scheduled and impromptu performances, food trucks, beer and wine, and enthusiastic music fans.
Cast members from the hit musical School Of Rock, which is now performing at the Orpheum Theater, will take to the Brava Theater stage on Monday, July 16 for a night of singing, dancing and good old-fashioned rock and rolling.
If last week wasn't rough for you -and I'm not talking about your Pride hangover- you've somehow been avoiding the news, or you are stuck in a safe little bubble, then I really have no idea why you're reading this column.
Nicole Murray-Ramirez, aka Empress Nicole the Great (center), celebrates with other Imperial Court royals, and the film's producers and director, after the Castro Theatre premiere of 50 Years of Fabulous, at Twin Peaks Tavern.
When Deb Leamy blew into town on the winds of a bad breakup four years ago, she brought the seeds of a new San Francisco tradition: Broadway Bares SF. The third annual production will bring an evening of song, swivel & sweat to the DNA Lounge on June 17.
Along with Stoli's release of a Harvey Milk limited edition vodka bottle (see B.A.R. last week's issue), another spirit that's worth noting is the new brand, Blue Angel Vodka.
Juanita MORE! highlights June events that benefit us all, and provide a lot of fun.
Eric Hanson has created a benefit with multiple beneficiaries: Breast Cancer Emergency Fund, three outstanding performers -Brendan James, Mia Dyson and Gregory Douglass- and the audience who will get to hear these acts at The Chapel on May 20.
Get a gay jump on June celebrations! I remember the first time I marched in the San Francisco Pride Parade. It was pure magic stepping off the curb and planting my foot on Market Street. The heavy weight of not being out to everyone in my life had been
Polk Gulch was the place to be. It was the place where the community first celebrated its holiest of high holidays, Halloween, and where parades, marches, and protests took place.
They've brought their glowingly queer presence to Burning Man, to nightclubs around the Bay Area, and to faerie gatherings in the countryside. The fluorescent flair of the Comfort & Joy community engages at the National AIDS Memorial Grove.