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Homing's In: arts, community & nightlife events June 11-18

Homing's In: arts, community & nightlife events June 11-18

As Pride month continues, events multiply, from drag tributes to concerts and cultural and community events.

Pride Prom features a big lineup of LGBT celebs, music acts

Pride Prom features a big lineup of LGBT celebs, music acts

The second annual Pride Summit and Prom, sponsored by Billboard and the Hollywood Reporter and scheduled for June 13, features a lengthy list of LGBT celebrities, actors and music acts.

Sampson McCormick on finding humor in tumultuous times

Sampson McCormick on finding humor in tumultuous times

In the new video of his recent full stand-up set, gay Black comic Sampson McCormick balances insight and wit with his usual dexterity, finding a balance of political and social justice insight with punch lines.

Dining In: Black-owned, drag-infused meals to-go

Dining In: Black-owned, drag-infused meals to-go

  • SPIRITS
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 3, 2020

Too pooped amid protests and a pandemic to prepare poultry? Bay Area Black-owned restaurants and Oasis' drag-hosted catered meals can nourish you through the revolution.

The power of story: Bawdy Storytelling's tempting tales

The power of story: Bawdy Storytelling's tempting tales

Dixie De La Tour is the founder and host of the renowned Bawdy Storytelling shows. "We are, as a species, addicted to story," she says. "Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night, telling itself stories."

Chillin' with Dylan Rice: gay musician's new music of 'Fits and Fevers'

Chillin' with Dylan Rice: gay musician's new music of 'Fits and Fevers'

There aren't many up and coming gay singer-songwriters who can say that they were given the seal of approval by queer royalty at the start of their careers. But Dylan Rice can. Styx co-founder and bassist Chuck Panozzo.

Q-Music: Safety in (small) numbers: Tennis, Purr, Omni, Ex Hex new music

Q-Music: Safety in (small) numbers: Tennis, Purr, Omni, Ex Hex new music

Social distancing can be a challenge if you are in a band. It probably gets somewhat easier for musical duos and (possibly) trios.

Homing's In: Pride month arts, nightlife & community events

Homing's In: Pride month arts, nightlife & community events

Amid protests and a pandemic, as Pride month gets underway, you can find a bit of relief with a rainbow of arts, nightlife and community events.

Online Extra: We're Still Here, a 12-hour Pride party (postponed)

Online Extra: We're Still Here, a 12-hour Pride party (postponed)

  • DRAG
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 1, 2020

On June 5, 12pm to 12am, SF Pride and Eventbrite's 'We're Still Here,' a twelve-hour Pride month celebration, with DJs, drag acts film excerpts and discussions, has been postponed.

Online extra: Hysteria Comedy's what we need right now

Online extra: Hysteria Comedy's what we need right now

Whether you're cramped by the curfew, concerned about COVID, pressed after protesting, or just overwhelmed, queer comedy is one small remedy to help lighten your life. Wonder Dave hosts on June 1.

Online Extra: Smithsonian Pride Alliance hosts online concert and LGBTQ time capsule

Online Extra: Smithsonian Pride Alliance hosts online concert and LGBTQ time capsule

Join the Smithsonian's Pride Alliance to kick off Pride month with Project Pride - a virtual concert and time capsule of LGBTQ+ culture, with Jake Shears, Big Freedia, Rufus Wainwright, Indigo Girls, Pet Shop Boys and other talents.

Kinsey Sicks get serious with 'Sounds of Sirens'

Kinsey Sicks get serious with 'Sounds of Sirens'

  • DRAG
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 28, 2020

Known more for their comic performances, dragapella quartet The Kinsey Sicks' haunting cover of the Simon & Garfunkel classic takes on the tragic realities of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Homing's In: Arts, Nightlife & Community Events

Homing's In: Arts, Nightlife & Community Events

From museums to drag shows, male burlesque to Pride stories and film festivals, access upcoming and ongoing online arts, nightlife and community events.

Ruthie Foster: soulful sassy singer's new CD

Ruthie Foster: soulful sassy singer's new CD

Out singer and songwriter Ruthie Foster has the kind of voice that can give you chills and warms your heart at the same time. Soulful, sassy and as powerful as a transformer, her new Cd is a recorded live concert with big band style.