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Matt Yee keeps fun afloat in trying times

Matt Yee keeps fun afloat in trying times

  • CABARET
  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jul 6, 2021

Sing-along cruise ship host Matt Yee discusses making the best of the past year, and his upcoming shows at the thankfully re-opened Oasis nightclub.

Going Out July 2-8, 2021

Going Out July 2-8, 2021

We're not a big fan of fireworks, or nationalism, so this holiday weekend, if you're not escaping town, or hiding online, here are some entertainment and nightlife options; no stars or spangled banners required.

50 years in 50 weeks: 1983,Tom Ammiano on 'Pitfall Prancing'

50 years in 50 weeks: 1983,Tom Ammiano on 'Pitfall Prancing'

Let's gander at a June 23 interview with Tom Ammiano, gay comic and later, politico and memoirist. Writer Scott Treimel's ruminative feature focuses on the politics of Tom's "sissy" stand-up style.

Going Out, June 25-July 1, 2021

Going Out, June 25-July 1, 2021

Now that in-person events are quickly becoming the norm, our ever-evolving listings will mutate. We're focusing on in-place events for now. Happy Pride etc.!

50 Years in 50 Weeks: 1982 doubled the fun

50 Years in 50 Weeks: 1982 doubled the fun

1982 saw the Bay Area Reporter moving to a weekly format, which provided twice as much fascinating coverage, including the year's best in arts, and a popular Dog Show on Castro Street with an appearance by Shirley MacLaine.

Gay sex venues return

Gay sex venues return

Patrons showing up to take a dip in the hot tub or sweat in the saunas of Steamworks Baths in Berkeley last weekend may have seen something they haven't witnessed in a while — long lines of men stretching out the door.

Juanita MORE!'s Pride party returns

Juanita MORE!'s Pride party returns

  • DAYTIME
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 22, 2021

One of the more exciting pieces of news regarding the state's reopening is the return of Empress Juanita MORE!'s annual Pride Party at 620 Jones on June 27, Pride Sunday.

Party? On. Nightlife; it's alive!

Party? On. Nightlife; it's alive!

Person to person, get ready to party in places, not shelter in place. We're collectively emerging from our mostly masked, indoors, cautious and creative collabs, like Munchkins wooed out of hiding by Glinda.

Country Pride: singer-songwriter Ty Herndon

Country Pride: singer-songwriter Ty Herndon

Ty Herndon knows about love and acceptance. After proudly coming out as a gay man in 2014, he's performed at Pride festivals and released several albums. He's also producing the June 30 Concert of Love & Acceptance.

On the record with Lorant Duzgun

On the record with Lorant Duzgun

Lorant Duzgun, producer, professional DJ and owner of Royal Advisor Records, about the impact of COVID, New York'c club scene, and how he came to be a DJ.

Homing's In, Going Out June 18-27, 2021

Homing's In, Going Out June 18-27, 2021

  • CABARET
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 17, 2021

Heading into the home stretch of Pride Month, many nightclubs, bars and theaters are welcoming indoor patrons, with some outdoor spaces welcoming guests; bring proof of vaccination in most cases. Unfurl, unmask -or not, if you choose- and enjoy.

Homing's In, Going Out June 11-17, 2021

Homing's In, Going Out June 11-17, 2021

As LGBT arts, nightlife and community events multiply like bunnies during Pride month, let's get hopping, indoors and out.

Queer Country crooners concert

Queer Country crooners concert

Don your cowboy hat and get ready for some at-home toe-tapping tunes when five Country bands perform as part of the National Queer Arts Festival.

Q-Music: LGBTQ tunes for Pride 2021

Q-Music: LGBTQ tunes for Pride 2021

For alternative Pride sounds, classic albums re-issued (Frankie Goes to Hollywood) tribute albums (Marc Bolan & T Rex), longtime favorites return (Ani DiFranco), and a late musician gets a posthumous pair of tribute albums (Judee Sill).