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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.

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events  Aug. 27-Sept. 4

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events Aug. 27-Sept. 4

Fall into autumn as film festivals come to fruition, nightlife cautiously returns to in-person gatherings, and community events and empower us all.

Movie stars in bondage: 'Hollywood Bound's all tied up

Movie stars in bondage: 'Hollywood Bound's all tied up

'Hollywood Bound,' a coffee table book published by Reel Art Press, isn't about starstruck kids heading to Tinseltown in search of stardom. Rather, it's a picture book featuring black and white photos of movie stars either tied up or in chains.

Roma's Ristorante brings Italian taste to downtown SF

Roma's Ristorante brings Italian taste to downtown SF

  • DRAG
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 21, 2020

With so many businesses closing, it's great news to learn of an opening. Roma's Ristorante Italiano, which opened on August 4. In a unique nod to the LGBT community, its namesake is 'nun' other than Sister Roma.

Homing's In, Aug. 20-29

Homing's In, Aug. 20-29

Outside Lands goes In, Peaches Christ is reeling' for Rocky, and Burner on bikes beautify Golden Gate Park. Arts, nightlife and Community events invite your participation.

SOMA developers work with leather district as hearing nears

SOMA developers work with leather district as hearing nears

  • BARS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Aug 19, 2020

The San Francisco Planning Commission will hold a hearing next month to determine whether to require sound proofing for a housing project at 1560 Folsom Street — adjacent to the LGBTQ-themed bar and nightclub Oasis.

Q-Music: The present is female (and queer)

Q-Music: The present is female (and queer)

Give a listen to new music from Caroline Rose, Girl Friday, Soko, Xoe Wise and Fay Wildhagen.

Erasure's 'Nerves of Steel' music video features drag stars

Erasure's 'Nerves of Steel' music video features drag stars

Erasure's new video for their latest single, "Nerves of Steel," features more than 20 LGBTQ stars, including several best known for their appearance on 'RuPaul's Drag Race.' But as always, the music duo's work stands on its own.

Q-music Burnin' down the House music

Q-music Burnin' down the House music

For those unable to get to their workouts at the gym or favorite dance club because they've been shut down again after reopening too soon, here are some new releases sure to get your heart rate up and your body moving. Play them loud.

Lockdown Comedy: Stand-Up in the Age of Covid

Lockdown Comedy: Stand-Up in the Age of Covid

  • CABARET
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Aug 11, 2020

On third Thursdays, Lisa Geduldig brings us Lockdown Comedy, shows, online via Zoom. This month's show takes place on August 20 and promises to offer lots of laughs. The line-up includes the host's mom, at a senior home in Florida.

Oasis reopens rooftop bar; D'Arcy Drollinger becomes sole owner

Oasis reopens rooftop bar; D'Arcy Drollinger becomes sole owner

  • BARS
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 11, 2020

Good news for nightlife fans. Oasis, the popular SoMa nightclub, announced plans to re-open its rooftop bar on August 14, with proper social distancing rules in effect Fridays through Sundays. D'Arcy Drollinger is also now the sole owner of the nightclub.

Who's Your Mami Comedy returns with host Marga Gomez, headliner Laurie Kilmartin

Who's Your Mami Comedy returns with host Marga Gomez, headliner Laurie Kilmartin

  • CABARET
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 10, 2020

Marga Gomez returns to host the hit comedy series, Who's Your Mami Comedy. This time it's online, with headliner Laurie Kilmartin, pluis Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Suni Reyes, Dominique Gelin, and Jesús U. BettaWork.

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events Aug 6-14

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events Aug 6-14

Music, comedy, theatre and community forums will get you through the next week of our collective endurance. Mask and ye shall receive.

Drag performers launch 2020 get out the vote effort

Drag performers launch 2020 get out the vote effort

  • DRAG
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Aug 6, 2020

Two San Francisco drag performers have joined an effort to promote participation in the fall elections, where control of the White House and U.S. Senate are up for grabs and countless local elections will be taking place across the country.