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Online Events: Arts, nightlife and fitness go virtual

Online Events: Arts, nightlife and fitness go virtual

Continuing our coverage on stay-at-home entertainments, here are multiple options to lift your spirits in pandemic times.

Comic Relief

Comic Relief

  • DRAG
  • by Max
  • Mar 25, 2020

If we're going to get through this situation successfully, we're going to have to be able to laugh at it. Alaska provides a giggle amid our crisis.

Rachel Garlin - Berkeley native shares a musical love letter to uncertain times

Rachel Garlin - Berkeley native shares a musical love letter to uncertain times

  • NIGHTLIFE
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Mar 18, 2020

Rachel Garlin's music harkens back to another era. Her soft, gentle voice, poetic lyrics and acoustic guitar conjures up memories of great folk singer/songwriters from a generation ago such as Judy Collins and Joni Mitchell.

Virus pauses California LGBT nightlife

Virus pauses California LGBT nightlife

Almost all LGBT nightlife spaces in California are shuttered after Governor Gavin Newsom's Sunday directive that bars, nightclubs, wineries, and breweries should close in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Homing's in -  Entertainment alternatives for the duration

Homing's in - Entertainment alternatives for the duration

With every bar, nightclub, museum and theater closed for weeks, if not longer, you're probably looking for alternative activities to fill your possibly-homebound days and nights. We have some fun suggestions.

Queer music at Bottom of the Hill

Queer music at Bottom of the Hill

On March 14 three very queer bands will join forces for a night of queer rockin' and rollin' at Bottom of the Hill on 17th Street. GayC/DC, Middle Aged Queers and The Homobiles will rock out in a totally out way.

Leather Events, March 12-29, 2020

Leather Events, March 12-29, 2020

Peruse the many events going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters. But due to public health concerns, some events may be cancelled or postponed. Contact the venue(s) in advance.

Leather: Contests -and kink- in context

Leather: Contests -and kink- in context

while there are intersections between contests and other elements of kink, the contest world can effectually be a unique kink unto itself. Is it a fetish? I'm not sure, but it's been suggested it is or can be. What can we do to improve them?

Nightlife Events March 12-19, 2020

Nightlife Events March 12-19, 2020

Whether DJed or drummed live, live-sung or lip-synched, your nightlife options bear fruit, and bears, and fruity bears! Due to public health concerns, some events may be cancelled or postponed. Contact the venue in advance.

BoyBar @ Midnight Sun

BoyBar @ Midnight Sun

  • BARS
  • by Steven Underhill
  • Mar 10, 2020

GusPresents hosts the new weekly night at the Castro district bar, with pop, circuit music and gogo cuties. The March 6 night included a visit from local drag performer Lady Camden.

A view from Aunt Charlie's

A view from Aunt Charlie's

  • DRAG
  • by Vilen Gabrielyan
  • Mar 10, 2020

Vilen Gabrielyan is a documentary photographer and native of San Franciscan who focuses on subcultures and stories on fringe lifestyles, including his recent subjects, drag performers at the intimate Aunt Charlie's.

Weekly drag brunch to launch in Oakland

Weekly drag brunch to launch in Oakland

  • DRAG
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Mar 4, 2020

Beginning Saturday, March 7, drag artist Poly Poptart will be presenting Poly Poptart and the Queerios, a weekly drag brunch at The Alice Collective in Oakland.

Stephan Jenkins - Third Eye Blind frontman on his queer influences

Stephan Jenkins - Third Eye Blind frontman on his queer influences

It's been 27 years since Stephan Jenkins put together the first lineup of Third Eye Blind here in San Francisco. Before the band plays Oakland's Fox Theater next Friday, March 13, he shared several LGBT influences in his music.

Max von Essen - Back in town, back in time

Max von Essen - Back in town, back in time

Broadway musical theatre star Max von Essen returns to San Francisco to showcase his solo work in a Bay Area Cabaret concert at the Venetian Room this Sunday afternoon.