In an industry where entertainers gets labeled, Wynonna has refused. She has raised the bar as a visionary with great success. Wynonna is famous for saying "Don't ever let them tell you who you are." Maybe this is the foundation of our adoration for her.
When Broadway star Kate Baldwin ('Finian's Rainbow,' 'Hello Dolly!') takes the stage at Feinstein's at the Nikko next weekend, you'll notice something unusual. The two-time Tony nominee's music director and accompanist is a woman, Georgia Stitt.
The 50th anniversary of The Cockettes was celebrated at the Victoria Theatre on Jan. 4 with hours of numbers from original Cockettes musicals, and other songs.
Tony-nominated Broadway star and cabaret legend Sharon McNight returns to San Francisco, a city she once called home. The diva extraordinaire will be performing a very special show, Homecoming: The San Francisco Years, January 15 and 16 at Feinstein's.
Beach Blanket Babylon came to its last show on January 31, 2019, and California celebrities showed up in abundance.
The Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation's 18th annual holiday benefit concert included stellar performances by Sheryl Lee Ralph, Lisa Vroman, David Hernandez, Shawn Ryan, Kim Nalley, Steve Knill and more.
Drag superstars BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon will join forces onstage on December 28 at the Victoria Theater for a post-Christmas Christmas show. The show is part of a national and UK tour.
Lea DeLaria brings her one-of-a-kind stage persona to Feinstein's at The Nikko (on Dec. 28 & 28), where she'll sing, tell jokes, and be her characteristically outrageous self.
On Saturday December 21, cabaret chanteuse Connie Champagne returns to Martuni's to perform a Christmas concert as the iconic Judy Garland. Playing Garland has been a big part of Champagne's singing career.
The Countess Katya Smirnoff-Skyy returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on December 19 for a three-night stand in which she will usher in the holidays with songs, stories and strong cocktails designed to make your Yuletide gay.
We're serving up comedy, music, drag and drinks in this week's nightlife calendar.
Sheryl Lee Ralph burst into international fame on Broadway as Dreamgirls' original Deena Jones, and she returns to San Francisco to perform with other stars in the annual Help Is On the Way for the Holidays benefit concert on December 9.
On the list of things that made composer Harry Partch unique, sexuality is admittedly a minor factor. More unusually, he gave two talks on his music at Opus One, which was both a classical music bar and gay bar in North Beach.