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Blue Hearts beating: an interview with gay musician Bob Mould

Blue Hearts beating: an interview with gay musician Bob Mould

If gay modern rock legend Bob Mould isn't the hardest working man in music, he's definitely one of them. To prove that point, he's wasted no time in following up 2019's 'Sunshine Rock' with the new 'Blue Hearts.'

Juanita MORE!'s charity event gets groovy

Juanita MORE!'s charity event gets groovy

  • DRAG
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Sep 20, 2020

What? You missed San Francisco drag icon and DJ Juanita MORE! and her lip-synch DJ event fundraiser? Never fear. It's still here, online, of course.

Lone Star Saloon offers '500 Club' membership fundraiser

Lone Star Saloon offers '500 Club' membership fundraiser

  • BARS
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Sep 20, 2020

As we endure the pandemic, many local businesses have not been able to re-open. Some are innovating with unusual ways to find support. For the popular South of Market bear bar, it's a new membership club, which includes a handmade gift and other perks.

B.A.R. launches memberships

B.A.R. launches memberships

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.

Homing's In: nightlife, arts & community events Sept. 17-26

Homing's In: nightlife, arts & community events Sept. 17-26

Danceable, musical, literary and filmic fun fills your interwebs with continued hope, healing and hum-dingin' fun. Zoom in, log on, click away.

SF LGBTQ bar El Rio awarded HRC, Showtime grant

SF LGBTQ bar El Rio awarded HRC, Showtime grant

  • BARS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Sep 15, 2020

The queer-owned bar El Rio in San Francisco's Mission district is receiving financial help from the cable network Showtime and national LGBTQ advocacy organization the Human Rights Campaign to keep its doors open.

A weekend in the Castro: businesses, re-opened

A weekend in the Castro: businesses, re-opened

  • DAYTIME
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Sep 14, 2020

Visitors to the Castro district on Sunday Sept. 13 enjoyed outdoor dining, drinks and shopping at local stores. Safety and health precautions were heeded as patrons enjoyed themselves while supporting local businesses.

Matthew Simmons April 28, 1960-Sept. 8, 2020: healer, social worker, musician, was also known as drag performer Peggy L'Eggs

Matthew Simmons April 28, 1960-Sept. 8, 2020: healer, social worker, musician, was also known as drag performer Peggy L'Eggs

Matthew Simmons, known to many as his drag persona Peggy L'Eggs, died peacefully and unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 8 at his Oakland apartment. Friends and colleagues offered a stream of tributes and remembrances.

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

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

Even if the sky's on fire, you can snuggle up to your air purifier and enjoy online arts, nightlife and community events.

Drive right in: Frameline, Fort Mason, Drive-in movie options

Drive right in: Frameline, Fort Mason, Drive-in movie options

  • DRAG
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Sep 4, 2020

Fort Mason just announced a drive-in movie plan for its parking lot. Frameline's fab opening night world premiere of D'Arcy drollinger's sexploitation satire, Sh*t and Champagne, is a perfect selection for the Concord Solano Drive-In.

Homing's In: nightlife, arts, community events Sept 3-13

Homing's In: nightlife, arts, community events Sept 3-13

Fall films fill our future favorites list, but you can enjoy plenty of live-online events in arts, nightlife and community.

Q-Music: The present is female

Q-Music: The present is female

New music and re-issues from Diana Ross, Tanya Donelly and the Parkington Sisters, Jonatha Brooke, The Beths and PJ Harvey's are reviewed.

Oaklash delivers deliciously deviant drag

Oaklash delivers deliciously deviant drag

Inspired by Wigstock, but with a decidedly East Bay edge, the third annual Oaklash Drag Festival goes online September 4 through 6 with more than 100 performers.

What's the future of Bay Area nightlife? Talks series explores options

What's the future of Bay Area nightlife? Talks series explores options

What is the future of local LGBT nightlife and how can businesses, employees and patrons continue to stay active in pandemic times? This and other questions were discussed in the first Queer Nightlife Fund talks series, held online, of course.