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Clips, quips and acid trips: Seth Rudetsky roasts TV variety shows at Feinstein's at the Nikko

Clips, quips and acid trips: Seth Rudetsky roasts TV variety shows at Feinstein's at the Nikko

  • CABARET
  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jul 26, 2022

Seth Rudetsky returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on August 4 and 5 with "Seth's Big Fat '70s Variety Show" an evening that takes him back to some of his deepest roots.

Still here: SF Playhouse mounts the local premiere of 'Follies'

Still here: SF Playhouse mounts the local premiere of 'Follies'

Seeing "Follies" is like spotting the Bigfoot of Broadway history: It's the stuff of legend, even when it lumbers a bit. The current San Francisco Playhouse production more than does justice to this rarely revived classic of the Sondheim canon.

Q-music: Queers in your ears; new and re-released music

Q-music: Queers in your ears; new and re-released music

Enjoy diverse new sounds from LGBT artists Lucy Dacus, Michael Mayo, Marianne Faithfull (reading poems set to music), Dave Koz, Emily Wolfe, Annie Keating, and a concert album re-release by the late Laura Nyro.

Roll on, Beethoven: Yannick Nezet-Seguin tackles The Nine

Roll on, Beethoven: Yannick Nezet-Seguin tackles The Nine

The release of the "Beethoven Symphonies," all nine of them, with Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducting the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, makes for new essential recordings of time-honored classics.

Davey Davis' 'X' - kink at the end of the world

Davey Davis' 'X' - kink at the end of the world

"How bad could a waterboarding really be if you could get up and walk away afterward?" So posits the spicy protagonist of multi-talented author Davey Davis' kinky dystopian new novel "X".

Going Out, Homing's In, July 21-29, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, July 21-29, 2022

Got art? Raise your hand for more creative works in dance, theater, music and more.

Going Out, Homing's In, July 14-22, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, July 14-22, 2022

With new health concerns, you might be cautious about going out, and there are still plenty of arts and nightlife options, plus online entertainments for the super-careful.

Q-Music: Taking cover

Q-Music: Taking cover

One of the great delights of listening to music is hearing the way a singer interprets a song written by someone else, as done in new albums by Colin Hay, Jennifer Nettles, Rebecca Angel and Los Lobos.

Going Out, July 8-15, 2022

Going Out, July 8-15, 2022

What's up? Art, theater, nightlife, music and more.

Q-Music: Wonder women

Q-Music: Wonder women

Listen up for new music from Eleri Ward, Sharon Van Etten, Suki Waterhouse and Chelsea Jade, and a compilation of The Cranberries best songs.

Going Out, Homing's In, July 1-8, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, July 1-8, 2022

Keep on going out, or staying in, but either way, outstanding theater, music, films and podcasts deserve your attention.

The persistence of Pansy Division: Jon Ginoli on the queer band's longevity

The persistence of Pansy Division: Jon Ginoli on the queer band's longevity

With seven studio albums under its belt as well as a handful of singles and compilations, Pansy Division springs eternal. The band is playing some upcoming live shows, including the Mosswood Meltdown on July 2.

Q-Music: Box of ABBA

Q-Music: Box of ABBA

Even though ABBA has been celebrated via numerous compilations, the 10-disc "ABBA: Album Box Set" is the first of its kind domestic product. Get spinning, dancing queens.

Going Out, Homing's in, June 24- July 1, 2022

Going Out, Homing's in, June 24- July 1, 2022

Even though we only have a few more days in June, let your pride continue to shine, as arts, nightlife and community events continue into July.