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Going Out, Homing's In, Aug. 5-12, 2022
News Briefs: B.A.R.'s Besties voting is now underway

News Briefs: B.A.R.'s Besties voting is now underway

Voting is open for the Bay Area Reporter's readers' poll known as the Besties.

'Drag Becomes Her' returns to the Castro Theatre

'Drag Becomes Her' returns to the Castro Theatre

  • DRAG
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 4, 2022

It's back. Peaches Christ's hilarious parody of the comedy film "Death Becomes Her" returns to the Castro Theatre August 27. Peaches will be joined by drag stars Jinxx Monsoon and Bendelacreme in a live parody of the hit film.

Help Is On The Way... back! REAF's star-studded biannual benefit returns

Help Is On The Way... back! REAF's star-studded biannual benefit returns

The 26th Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation (REAF) "Help Is On The Way" concert, the first to be held in person since 2019, promises a stellar array of Broadway, film, cabaret and TV stars.

Emily Armstrong of Dead Sara: alive and kicking, and on tour

Emily Armstrong of Dead Sara: alive and kicking, and on tour

Hard rocking L.A.-based band Dead Sara has been at it for 20 years, with queer lead singer Emily Armstrong bringing powerhouse vocals to a new album and concert tour after a six-year gap.

Queer & local faves at Outside Lands

Queer & local faves at Outside Lands

Whether you're a total music fan or just curious, some of the musicians performing at this year's Outside Lands three-day music festival this weekend bring their grooves with style and pizzazz. Here are a few queer and/or local favorites.

Woof! Up Your Alley Street Fair 2022

Woof! Up Your Alley Street Fair 2022

Fetish fashion flourished at the return of the Up Your Alley Street Fair in South of Market on July 31, where thousands showed off their leather, rubber, furry and kinky gear, while others in more casual attire merely looked on in amusement.

Going Out, Homing's In, July 28 - August 5, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, July 28 - August 5, 2022

There's no monkeying around when it comes to your health. So, with a big dose of caution, and few vaccines readily available, don't feel bad about perusing our arts and nightlife events from home, for now. We've got streaming amusements as well.

Clips, quips and acid trips: Seth Rudetsky roasts TV variety shows at Feinstein's at the Nikko

Clips, quips and acid trips: Seth Rudetsky roasts TV variety shows at Feinstein's at the Nikko

  • CABARET
  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jul 26, 2022

Seth Rudetsky returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on August 4 and 5 with "Seth's Big Fat '70s Variety Show" an evening that takes him back to some of his deepest roots.

Still here: SF Playhouse mounts the local premiere of 'Follies'

Still here: SF Playhouse mounts the local premiere of 'Follies'

Seeing "Follies" is like spotting the Bigfoot of Broadway history: It's the stuff of legend, even when it lumbers a bit. The current San Francisco Playhouse production more than does justice to this rarely revived classic of the Sondheim canon.

Q-music: Queers in your ears; new and re-released music

Q-music: Queers in your ears; new and re-released music

Enjoy diverse new sounds from LGBT artists Lucy Dacus, Michael Mayo, Marianne Faithfull (reading poems set to music), Dave Koz, Emily Wolfe, Annie Keating, and a concert album re-release by the late Laura Nyro.

Roll on, Beethoven: Yannick Nezet-Seguin tackles The Nine

Roll on, Beethoven: Yannick Nezet-Seguin tackles The Nine

The release of the "Beethoven Symphonies," all nine of them, with Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducting the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, makes for new essential recordings of time-honored classics.

Davey Davis' 'X' - kink at the end of the world

Davey Davis' 'X' - kink at the end of the world

"How bad could a waterboarding really be if you could get up and walk away afterward?" So posits the spicy protagonist of multi-talented author Davey Davis' kinky dystopian new novel "X".

Going Out, Homing's In, July 21-29, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, July 21-29, 2022

Got art? Raise your hand for more creative works in dance, theater, music and more.

Going Out, Homing's In, July 14-22, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, July 14-22, 2022

With new health concerns, you might be cautious about going out, and there are still plenty of arts and nightlife options, plus online entertainments for the super-careful.