Arts & Culture

Dave Chappelle, Netflix and you

Dave Chappelle, Netflix and you

No matter what Dave Chappelle and Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos tell you, violence against LGBTQ is real and giving cover for transphobia and homophobia presents a real world threat to LGBTQ people.

Litquake's finale & queer choices

Litquake's finale & queer choices

  • BOOKS
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 15, 2021

Wait, you haven't been enjoying Litquake's return to in-person (and online) events? There's still time to show some love for local literature, tonight through October 23.

50 years in 50 weeks: 1998's Bacon & Craig's

50 years in 50 weeks: 1998's Bacon & Craig's

  • DVD
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 14, 2021

As he bids farewell to his role as James Bond in the action franchise's 'No Time to Die,' let's look back to Daniel Craig's earlier years in cinema, particularly 1998's 'Love is the Devil,' where he played the butch lover of painter Francis Bacon.

Superman's son's bisexual in new DC comic series

Superman's son's bisexual in new DC comic series

  • BOOKS
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 12, 2021

The son of Superman comes out as bisexual in the fifth edition of the DC comic series 'Superman: Son Of Kal-El.' The announcement came on October 11, National Coming Out Day.

Lizard Boy lives: Justin Huertas' queer music drama at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

Lizard Boy lives: Justin Huertas' queer music drama at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

  • THEATER
  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Oct 12, 2021

Justin Huertas wrote the lyrics, composed the music and is one third of the cast in 'Lizard Boy,' his cheeky-but-sincere superhero sci-fi musical that cracks wise about everything from Grindr to Yoda.

Home and away: AXIS Dance premieres new works; Marc Brew wraps up directorship

Home and away: AXIS Dance premieres new works; Marc Brew wraps up directorship

  • DANCE
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 12, 2021

After five years as Artistic Director of AXIS Dance Company, choreographer Marc Brew closes his tenure with a new disability-inclusive dance about finding home; all before he'll soon be moving to his own new home in the UK with his partner.

Music, menus & motion: Mill Valley Film Festival faves

Music, menus & motion: Mill Valley Film Festival faves

  • MOVIES
  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Oct 12, 2021

The Mill Valley Film Festival returns for its 44th year October 7- 17, with in-person and online screenings. A few notable features: documentaries about Leonard Bernstein, Julia Child, and The Velvet Underground.

Q-music: pushing boundaries

Q-music: pushing boundaries

  • MUSIC
  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Oct 12, 2021

The 'Red Hot + Free' double album packs in the talent, Mike Maimone's newly redone songs bring gay tones to his rockin' repertory, and the late Karen Black's 'Dreaming of You' is finally released.

We're Here, we're queer: HBO drag docuseries returns

We're Here, we're queer: HBO drag docuseries returns

HBO's docuseries 'We're Here' returns for a second season with a moving batch of episodes which celebrate small town LGBTQ life as Shangela, Eureka, and Bob the Drag Queen descend on a variety of small towns across America.

Pajtim Statovci's 'Bolla'- Depredations of love and war

Pajtim Statovci's 'Bolla'- Depredations of love and war

  • BOOKS
  • by Tim Pfaff
  • Oct 12, 2021

Pajtim Statovci's unlikely success with his first three novels may have had more to do with their subjects' being au courante than with the author's staggering literary genius. In his latest, he adds the depredations of love and war.

Gay rom-com 'Bros' begins filming in NYC

Gay rom-com 'Bros' begins filming in NYC

  • MOVIES
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 9, 2021

Soon after gay Twitter calmed down about the Billy Eichner feature film project 'Bros,' which will feature an all-LGBT cast, costar Luke MacFarlane posted a few on-set tight T-shirt thirst-trap photos on his Instagram account.

Forever de Young: A Judy Chicago Performance

Forever de Young: A Judy Chicago Performance

  • ART
  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Oct 7, 2021

Forever de Young: A Judy Chicago Performance Saturday, October 16, 2021 in front of the de Young Museum, San Francisco 5.30 pm (Pacific Time)

50 years in 50 weeks: 1997 got booked

50 years in 50 weeks: 1997 got booked

  • BOOKS
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 6, 2021

Back in the mid-1990s, every author —and their eager publicists— knew the value of a good or even bad review in the 'Bay Area Reporter.' One deserved standout was the work of Scott Heim.

Going Out, Homing's In Oct. 8-15, 2021

Going Out, Homing's In Oct. 8-15, 2021

  • THEATER
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 6, 2021

New art exhibits, big-time musicals, dragtastic club shows, and sonorous classical concerts await you all over the Bay Area.