Arts & Culture

Going Out, July 23-30, 2021

Going Out, July 23-30, 2021

By Jim Provenzano

Midsummer fun continues all over the Bay. Be careful, be kind, mask up indoors, and head out for plays, concerts, films and nightlife frolics. Many venues are requiring masks, proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID test for entry.

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By David-Elijah Nahmod | July 20, 2021

Oasis hosts Michael Phillis' new drag parody show, 'The Hand That Rocks the Crawford,' starring Matthew Martin as Joan Crawford in a mash-up of femme fatale '90s classic films.

By Brian Bromberger | July 20, 2021

In many ways, the new film 'Joe Bell' is Hollywood do-goodism at its worst. We're to view homophobia through the angst of a guilt-ridden parent in a shallow lopsided perspective that winds up becoming an elongated PSA.


By Mark William Norby | July 20, 2021

In Michael Lowenthal's fifth book, Sex with Strangers, the writer steps out of the novel and delivers a fiery collection of eight stories coursing through queer and straight lives.

By Jim Gladstone | July 20, 2021

Something new is in store for the genteel cabaret audiences that frequent Feinstein's at the Nikko. On July 28-31, two-time Tony nominee Eva Noblezada will premiere a brand new solo set at the club ... and she'll be pole dancing.


By Jim Provenzano | July 18, 2021

Whether you're a first-time filmmaker or an accomplished professional, Dekkoo, the LGBTQ movie streaming website, seeks short films, ten minutes or less, with the theme of 'Happy Endings.'

By | July 14, 2021

Make your reservations, get your vaccinations, and rejoin audiences all over the Bay Area for films, theater, dance and nightlife. Catch up in Going Out.


By Jim Gladstone | July 13, 2021

There will be much to celebrate with Broadway star Lillias White when she makes her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut in a two-night engagement beginning Friday, July 23. The very same day will see the release of White's new album, 'Get Yourself Some Happy!'

By Victoria A. Brownworth | July 13, 2021

Our erudite TV columnist covers Olympic controversies, Valerie Bertinelli's slap-back to fat-shamers, the 'Gossip Girls' reboot, and Russell T. Davie's oh-so-gay 'Cucumber' etc. series refreshed for U.S. audiences.


By Brian Bromberger | July 13, 2021

San Francisco's Jewish Film Festival will present more than 50 films from over 20 countries. Now in its 41st year, 2021's program has "something for everyone," including six films addressing LGBTQ stories.

By Gregg Shapiro | July 13, 2021

Anyone familiar with the brilliant songs of lesbian singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier won't be at all surprised to learn that she also has a gift for writing prose, as shown in her first book, 'Saved By A Song: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting.'


By Jim Piechota | July 13, 2021

In this honest and poignant remembrance of the years before, during, and after the scourge of AIDS, celebrated designer, photographer, and artist Derek Frost escorts readers into the dark, devastating heart of the 1980s and beyond.

By Jim Piechota | July 13, 2021

Authors Kyle Lukoff and James Sie bring new perspectives to trans teenage lives in their new books.


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