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Leslie Jordan has tales to tell

Leslie Jordan has tales to tell

  • CABARET
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Feb 12, 2020

Best known for his hilarious portrayal of Beverly Leslie, a queenie gay Republican on Will & Grace, funny man Leslie Jordan returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on February 19 and 20 with Over-Exposed, two evenings of storytelling.

Nightlife Events  Feb. 13-20, 2020

Nightlife Events Feb. 13-20, 2020

Got a Valentine's Day date? Good for you. Going single? Either way, show some love for your favorite bartenders, gogo artistes, DJs and more by patronizing your fave bars and nightclubs.

Joel Kim Booster - gay comic headlines Cobb's Comedy Club

Joel Kim Booster - gay comic headlines Cobb's Comedy Club

  • CABARET
  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Feb 12, 2020

Born in South Korea and brought to Illinois by his white adoptive parents as an infant, Joel Kim Booster says, "I literally knew I was gay before I was Asian."

Academy of Friends @ Commonwealth Club

Academy of Friends @ Commonwealth Club

Oscar fans enjoyed watching the annual academy Awards as patrons of Academy of Friends, this year held at The Commonwealth Club's theatre, reception area and rooftop.

Leather Events, February 13-29, 2020

Leather Events, February 13-29, 2020

In addition to workshops, play nights and the 15 Association anniversary, you'll find plenty of events in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.

Veronica Klaus - Celebrated chanteuse returns to Martuni's

Veronica Klaus - Celebrated chanteuse returns to Martuni's

Chanteuse Veronica Klaus returns to San Francisco for three concerts at the intimate Martuni's lounge with the Tammy Hall Trio. With her style reminiscent of classic jazz singers like Peggy Lee, the shows have an appreciative local fandom.

Adam Roberts - Broadway actor shares his love songs

Adam Roberts - Broadway actor shares his love songs

What do the cast and crew of touring Broadway shows do on their time off? If you're Adam Roberts, currently performing as an ensemble actor in the tour of 'Miss Saigon,' you recruit your colleagues and make a few music videos.

Nightlife Events  Feb. 6-13, 2020

Nightlife Events Feb. 6-13, 2020

Like what you see? See what you like? Along with new nights, we bid a fond farewell to a popular drag night. Vote for your favorites places, people, businesses and nightlife stuff in our annual Besties Readers Survey!

Super Bowl Viewing @ The Detour

Super Bowl Viewing @ The Detour

  • BARS
  • by Steven Underhill
  • Feb 5, 2020

With City Hall and Salesforce Tower lit up in 49ers red and gold, hopes were high on February 2 with football fans at Super Bowl viewings across the Bay Area, including the game-filled Detour (2200 Market St.).

10th annual readers' poll starts

10th annual readers' poll starts

This year marks the 10th annual Bay Area Reporter readers' poll, the Besties, and voting begins Thursday, January 30.

Paula West brings all that jazz to Feinstein's

Paula West brings all that jazz to Feinstein's

  • CABARET
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jan 29, 2020

Jazz chanteuse Paula West will perform the first of nine shows at Feinstein's At the Nikko beginning February 6. The fact that her run at Feinstein's is stretched out over an extended period is a tribute to West's popularity with audiences.

Leather Events, January 30 — February 16, 2020

Leather Events, January 30 — February 16, 2020

Leather feels great on these chilly days and nights, and there's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.

Nightlife Events  Jan. 30 - Feb. 6, 2020

Nightlife Events Jan. 30 - Feb. 6, 2020

A little dance, a little drag, Get out, have fun. Don't make us nag.

Leather: That's a shame -  Live and let kink

Leather: That's a shame - Live and let kink

Within the radical sex and relationships communities in which I navigate, there are few things that spark my anger more than shaming, which, in kink communities, is far too prevalent.