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Litquake's finale & queer choices

Litquake's finale & queer choices

  • BARS
  • 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.

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 15-22

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 15-22

Check out all the marvelous musicals and plays, museum exhibits and nightlife fun to be had - that is, if you're vaccinated and masking up. Otherwise, just stay home.

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

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

  • DRAG
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Oct 12, 2021

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.

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

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

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

Ellen Foley: from rock epics to Night Court and back

Ellen Foley: from rock epics to Night Court and back

From her duet vocal on Meat Loaf's hit single "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" to her performance in the "Black Boys/White Boys" number in 'Hair,' plus her acting gig on 'Night Court,' Ellen Foley's talent spans genres and decades.

Lil Nas X unleashes 'Montero'

Lil Nas X unleashes 'Montero'

Lil Nas X continues to strut his out gay stuff with what the industry welcomed as his "debut album," 'Montero (Call Me By Your Name),' after all the individual tunes dropped in spellbinding —some called them explicit— music videos.

Newly Minted Halloween horror

Newly Minted Halloween horror

  • NIGHTLIFE
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Sep 28, 2021

Beginning September 23 until October 31 the San Francisco Mint will play host to 'The Immortal Reckoning,' a live, fully immersive haunted adventure that combines live theater with haunted mazes and special effects.

Oh, Rocky! Do the Time Warp again at Oasis' 'Rocky Horror Show'

Oh, Rocky! Do the Time Warp again at Oasis' 'Rocky Horror Show'

  • DRAG
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Sep 28, 2021

The entire Oasis nightclub becomes a stage when a new and innovative production of the 'The Rocky Horror Show' opens on October 7, with D'Arcy Drollinger as the 'sweet transvestite' mad scientist Frank N. Furter.

Megahood 2021 sizzled on Folsom

Megahood 2021 sizzled on Folsom

Health precautions included some changes to the traditions of the annual Folsom Street Fair, renamed Megahood 2021 to honor its original first iteration in 1984.

50 years in 50 weeks; 1995 rocked

50 years in 50 weeks; 1995 rocked

Extra Fancy front man Brian Grillo may have been the most prominent out gay rock singer of the year. The band headlined the 1995 Folsom Street Fair in one of several queer rock moments of the year.

Erotic Avenue: Mark I. Chester's 'Street Sex Photos'

Erotic Avenue: Mark I. Chester's 'Street Sex Photos'

For anyone who misses having sex in a back alley, parking lot, or atop a bulldozer, the new hardcover book of photos by veteran photographer Mark I. Chester makes a perfect gift for Folsom time.

'Bloodsisters' - groundbreaking lesbian BDSM video re-released

'Bloodsisters' - groundbreaking lesbian BDSM video re-released

Originally released in 1995, Michelle Handelman's documentary 'Bloodsisters: Leather, Dykes & Sadomasochism' educates and enlightens while preserving the history of San Francisco's lesbian BDSM community.

Larry Townsend: celebrating the man behind 'The Leatherman's Handbook'

Larry Townsend: celebrating the man behind 'The Leatherman's Handbook'

Being Folsom Week, we dive into the early roots of leather culture, specifically in California. 'The Life and Times of Larry Townsend: Saluting the 50th Anniversary of The Leatherman's Handbook,' by Jack Fritscher, is a festive romp.

Sex and sensibility: Alexander Cheves' 'My Love is a Beast: Confessions'

Sex and sensibility: Alexander Cheves' 'My Love is a Beast: Confessions'

In this commanding, in-your-face debut memoir by Alexander Cheves, the author lays bare the "sins" of his past but he rightfully refuses to atone for them. Instead, a libidinous celebration of sorts takes place within these pages.