On August 23 the single-named Aish will take to the stage of Rickshaw Stop to perform songs from Mother, his debut album. The album, now available, features an eclectic mix of sounds: haunting vocals, strings, harp and electronics.
Northern California's Pride events continue on past June. These festivals may not have the big name entertainment or famous Grand Marshalls like San Francisco, but at their cores are groups of volunteers with big dreams and even bigger hearts.
On Wednesday August 22 the 23rd annual Drag King Contest comes to the Oasis. This year's show, dubbed "Salty Swaggering Sea Men," invites audiences to man the torpedoes full speed ahead for a nautical-themed show with seamen, mermen, sailors.
Celebrate whatever makes you feel good. Libate and liberate, or stay sober yet sassy.
Guy Branum is the zaftig Sontag of comedy. His brainy magpie's nest of a book, My Life As A Goddess: A Memoir Through Unpopular Culture, has just been released, and it presents a more prickly, philosophical and intellectual POV than we usually expect.
Right after the bucket-load of events leading up to the iconic Up Your Alley street fair, I knew what I wanted to write about this week. The second a certain pivotal inspiring moment occurred at the fair.
At iCandy, one of the weekly events at The Café, the Castro District's upstairs dance club (with an accessible elevator) draws a fun and diverse crowd of club kids, queens and cuties.
Live music, lip-sych ladies, beer-sipping laddies and lovely lesbians are only part of our quilt of many queer colors.
Even after the Up Your Alley festivities, there's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.
Next weekend, the west end of Golden Gate Park plays host to the eleventh edition of Outside Lands. While Sunday night closer Janet Jackson is an obvious draw for queer audiences, we went panning for pink and came up with a few golden choices.
The free flow of lateral thinking, a sense of artistic freedom, the time to refine one's craft: these are among the elements that make for a fertile scene, says Kim Nalley, the acclaimed Bay Area jazz vocalist, who performs at Feinstein's August 2-12.
We're heading into the last third of summer, and that means fog! Yay. Get cozy at bars and clubs of your choice.
Our sage columnist explains the growth of her House of MOREboys, and how, like the cast of 'Pose,' many have a chosen family.