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Going Out, Homing's In, Dec. 1-9, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Dec. 1-9, 2022

We're not exactly dashing through the snow to get to this week's arts and nightlife events, but you're welcome to don your gay apparel before heading outside.

One Night Only @ Strand Theater

One Night Only @ Strand Theater

  • FUNDRAISER
  • by photos by Steven Underhill
  • Nov 29, 2022

The cast of the Broadway touring company of "Ain't Too Proud" and special guest Paula West filled A.C.T.'s Strand Theater with soulful jazzy music on November 28 at the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation's first live benefit concert in three years.

A kiki with Herb: Kenny Mellman on breaking up and reuniting with Justin Vivian Bond

A kiki with Herb: Kenny Mellman on breaking up and reuniting with Justin Vivian Bond

  • DRAG
  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Nov 29, 2022

"In retrospect, it had to be a violent end," says Kenny Mellman, recalling the demise of "Kiki and Herb" back in 2007, not long after the locally-formed twosome's last San Francisco performance. They've now reunited for a holiday-themed tour.

It's Judy for Xmas with Connie Champagne

It's Judy for Xmas with Connie Champagne

  • CABARET
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Nov 29, 2022

It wouldn't be Christmas in San Francisco unless chanteuse extraordinaire Connie Champagne brings her annual Judy Garland holiday show to Martuni's.

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 24- Dec. 2, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 24- Dec. 2, 2022

While many arts venues will be closed for the weekend, some theaters and museums will bring you amusement, and our local nightlife's notorious for offering ways to shake off some turkey and gravy calories.

Zach Verdoorn: The Claudettes' bass player on music-making

Zach Verdoorn: The Claudettes' bass player on music-making

The bass player and guitarist in The Claudettes, and an openly queer musician, Zach Verdoorn discussed the new album "The Claudettes Go Out!," his third with the band, and his earlier years with other groups.

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 17-25, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 17-25, 2022

Check out our expansive arts and nightlife listings, from opera to drag shows, and with some events, a little of both.

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 10-18, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 10-18, 2022

  • BARS
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 10, 2022

Get your tickets for the cavalcade of talent headed our way, on stage, in nightclubs and other venues.

Amy Ray on Indigo Girls and her seventh solo album

Amy Ray on Indigo Girls and her seventh solo album

Whether out singer-songwriter Amy Ray is performing with longtime musical partner Emily Saliers as one half of the Indigo Girls —as she has since the mid-1980s— or going solo as she did with her solo debut "Stag" in 2001, you can recognize her instantly.

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 3-11, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 3-11, 2022

  • DAYTIME
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 3, 2022

There may be a chill in the air, but we've got plenty of arts and nightlife events to warm you up.

BARchive: Between the cities; an LGBTQ history of the Mid-Peninsula

BARchive: Between the cities; an LGBTQ history of the Mid-Peninsula

  • BARCHIVE
  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Nov 1, 2022

Prior to Stonewall, one of the few ways we discover LGBTQ history is through encounters with the law, along with bar openings and closings, as in San Mateo and northern Santa Clara counties.

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 27—Nov. 4, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 27—Nov. 4, 2022

You'll be howling at the moon over our expanded Halloween events listings this weekend, or perhaps growling and purring with less costumed capers in arts events.

Ultra Naté's new (and classic) grooves

Ultra Naté's new (and classic) grooves

Every time house and dance music legend Ultra Naté releases a new album it's a cause for celebration. Her latest, simply titled "Ultra" (Peace Biscuit), is no exception.

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 20-28, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 20-28, 2022

Classy classical culture and nice nightlife news fill this week's Going Out, Homing's In listings, plus some pre-Halloween festivities.