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B.A.R. launches memberships

B.A.R. launches memberships

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.

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By Gregg Shapiro | October 20, 2020

On her exceptional second album 'Eno Axis,' the North Carolina-based H.C. McEntire expands on the promise of her first record, delivering ten breathtaking songs on one of the best albums of 2020.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | October 13, 2020

With references to the TV show 'Dark Shadows,' Kyle Motsinger's musical stylings range from playful goth to inspiring pop in 'Any Way I Want It To,' his just-released second album.


By Gregg Shapiro | October 6, 2020

Listen up for new music from Maria McKee, Evangeline Gentle, Kim David Smith, Rachel Garlin, Bonnie Whitmore and other LGBTQ+ musicians.

By Gregg Shapiro | September 29, 2020

Erasure, Sabrina Chap, Matt Lovell, Rituals of Mine and other queer and trans musicians deserve to be on your playlist. Listen up.


By Gregg Shapiro | September 22, 2020

If gay modern rock legend Bob Mould isn't the hardest working man in music, he's definitely one of them. To prove that point, he's wasted no time in following up 2019's 'Sunshine Rock' with the new 'Blue Hearts.'

By Gregg Shapiro | September 1, 2020

New music and re-issues from Diana Ross, Tanya Donelly and the Parkington Sisters, Jonatha Brooke, The Beths and PJ Harvey's are reviewed.


By Gregg Shapiro | August 18, 2020

Give a listen to new music from Caroline Rose, Girl Friday, Soko, Xoe Wise and Fay Wildhagen.

By Jim Provenzano | August 15, 2020

Erasure's new video for their latest single, "Nerves of Steel," features more than 20 LGBTQ stars, including several best known for their appearance on 'RuPaul's Drag Race.' But as always, the music duo's work stands on its own.


By Gregg Shapiro | August 13, 2020

For those unable to get to their workouts at the gym or favorite dance club because they've been shut down again after reopening too soon, here are some new releases sure to get your heart rate up and your body moving. Play them loud.

By Jim Provenzano | August 2, 2020

You loved him in 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt ("Peenooooo Noir!") and other shows. Tituss Burgess' newest song, "Dance, M.F.," speaks to us now about letting our inhibitions down in a time of crisis.


By Jim Provenzano | July 31, 2020

TV fans know him for 'American Horror Story,' Broadway fans know him for 'Xanadu' and 'All Shook Up.' Cheyenne Jackson, the handsome singer-actor, performs in an intimate concert fundraiser with our favorite musical theatre wizard, Seth Rudetsky.

By John Ferrannini | July 30, 2020

The Castro nightclub Badlands at 4121 18th Street will not be reopening, according to a post on its Facebook page.


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