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Going Out, Homing's In, Jan. 14-22, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Jan. 14-22, 2022

By Jim Provenzano

Oh my gosh, Omicron! We're keeping up to date on closings, postponements and persistent performances in arts and nightlife.

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By Jim Piechota | January 18, 2022

In his outstanding new coming-of-age memoir, Florida-born queer Latinx author Edgar Gomez navigates a modest 13-year-old adolescence dominated by poverty and cultural machismo.

By Jim Provenzano | January 12, 2022

In April 2011, the Bay Area Reporter celebrated its 40th anniversary with a mini-exhibit of vintage front pages, curated by photographer Rick Gerharter.


By Gregg Shapiro | January 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.-based gay writer Philip Dean Walker's third book contains six short stories consisting of fictionalized situations involving characters whose names will be familiar to many readers.

By BAR staff | December 22, 2021

The Bay Area Reporter is seeking freelance reporters to write about the diversity of the LGBTQ community, particularly LGBTQ people of color — in news, arts, and sports.


By Jim Provenzano | December 9, 2021

2006 was a double-banner year for LGBT athletes. Two international sporting events were to take place that August; the seventh Gay Games in Chicago, and the upstart rival, the Montreal Outgames.

By Tim Miller | November 30, 2021

In advance of the local premiere of his new play 'Gently Down the Stream,' prolific playwright Martin Sherman discusses 'the full heat of queer and Jewish identity' in his writing with performer and author Tim Miller.


By Tim Pfaff | November 30, 2021

Will we ever catch up to the genius of Oscar Wilde? Two new books, an expansive biography, and the letters the author wrote to Lord Alfred Douglas, offer new discoveries.

By Jim Gladstone | November 23, 2021

Berkeley Rep's giddy show, Charles Mee's comic 'Wintertime,' takes on a home-for-the-holidays extended family gathering. Aurora Theatre offers the world premiere of Kait Kerrigan's Father/Daughter, about parents and children's connections.


By Tim Pfaff | November 23, 2021

Pianist extraordinaire Igor Levit has made new recordings of Shostakovich's 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87, and Ronald Stevenson's towering Shostakovich tribute: the Passacaglia on DSCH.

By Jim Provenzano | November 17, 2021

Beefcake, Banksy, bears and Buffy! As more theaters, museums and nightclubs expand their in-person events, you can enjoy more thought-provoking art, or escapist fun; your choice.


By Jim Provenzano | November 15, 2021

In his concise collection of essays and interviews, John R. Killacky's book offers behind-the-scenes perspectives on his decades of arts administration, and his own struggle to deal with physical limitations.

By Jim Provenzano | November 4, 2021

Before and after 9/11, the Arts section's attitude seemed to be, "Keep Calm and carry on." The November 22 issue offers an overview of the arts highlights in a year stuck in amber by the catch phrase, "Never Forget," but one some would prefer to.


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