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Dancing screen: San Francisco Ballet's online season premieres

Dancing screen: San Francisco Ballet's online season premieres

  • by Paul Parish
  • Jan 19, 2021

San Francisco Ballet's recent online preview concert showcased newly commissioned dance films as well as previously recorded classic works in four new online programs for 2021.

Homing's In: Jan. 15-24, 2021

Homing's In: Jan. 15-24, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 14, 2021

Inaugurate your new year with arts, nightlife and community events online, or go outside to stroll/roll through a park. you deserve it.

SF author's 'No Obits' poem set to music

SF author's 'No Obits' poem set to music

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 14, 2021

The B.A.R. has been immortalized in films and TV series. But this is new; a poem about our famous 'No Obits' headline has been set to music.

A riveting Ma Rainey: Viola Davis stars in marvelous music biopic

A riveting Ma Rainey: Viola Davis stars in marvelous music biopic

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jan 12, 2021

The first few moments of 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' are electrifying. It's 1927 in rural Georgia. Hundreds of people, all of them Black, are lined up at the entrance to a huge tent. Inside, Ma Rainey, the Mother of the Blues, is singing her heart out.

Homing's In: Jan 8-17, 2021

Homing's In: Jan 8-17, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 7, 2021

Amid tumultuous terrifying times, find relief, get informed, or just amused for a while, with arts, nightlife and community events.

Calendars, girls ... and guys

Calendars, girls ... and guys

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 1, 2021

It's never too late to restart your new year. Here are some creative, sexy and more-than-queer calendars to mark 2021.

Homing's In, Jan 1-10, 2021

Homing's In, Jan 1-10, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 31, 2020

Enjoying the new year yet? While most online events carried over from the 'annus horribilis,' some new events in arts, nightlife and community should cheer you.

Justin Hall's Pride comics mark final Art on Market Street poster series

Justin Hall's Pride comics mark final Art on Market Street poster series

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 27, 2020

Award-winning gay comic artist Justin Hall's new works visualizing the roots of various LGBTQ historical moments mark the fourth and final artist in SF Art Commission's series of poster reproductions displayed on bus stops along downtown Market St.

The God of San Francisco: SF poet James J. Siegel's new collection knocks on the door to memory

The God of San Francisco: SF poet James J. Siegel's new collection knocks on the door to memory

  • by Mark William Norby
  • Dec 22, 2020

Take a break from whatever you're doing and immerse yourself in San Francisco history and the travels of James J. Siegel in The God of San Francisco. A revelatory and uplifting title for a city that has known many gods.

Homing's In Dec. 18-26: arts, nightlife and community events

Homing's In Dec. 18-26: arts, nightlife and community events

  • Dec 17, 2020

Jingle around the clock with online arts, nightlife and community events. Some are viewable day or night. What? Like you're going anywhere?

Homing's In Dec. 10-19: arts, nightlife, community events

Homing's In Dec. 10-19: arts, nightlife, community events

  • Dec 9, 2020

Have you hauled out the holly? That stuff's poisonous, you know. No matter how you celebrate Solstice, Christmas, Hanukkah or Festivus, figure out how to celebrate safely with so many arts, nightlife and community events to choose from.

Goudeau departs SF Grants for the Arts

Goudeau departs SF Grants for the Arts

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Dec 8, 2020

Matthew Goudeau, a gay man who led San Francisco's Grants for the Arts program, announced last month that left his position for a job outside city government.

Christmas, present: A.C.T.'s 'Carol,' SF Mime Troupe on air

Christmas, present: A.C.T.'s 'Carol,' SF Mime Troupe on air

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Dec 1, 2020

Nah, humbug! Tune in to newly adapted radio versions of 'A Christmas Carol' produced by American Conservatory Theatre and San Francisco Mime Troupe.

Capital ideas: an interview with Kim Roberts, editor of 'By Broad Potomac's Shore'

Capital ideas: an interview with Kim Roberts, editor of 'By Broad Potomac's Shore'

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Dec 1, 2020

Queer poet, historian and educator Kim Roberts brings life to literary history in 'By Broad Potomac's Shore: Great Poets from the Early Days of the Nation's Capital.'