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Rocking reissues from A(qua) to Z(evon)

Rocking reissues from A(qua) to Z(evon)

From sugary pop to gravelly blues, reissues of classic albums revive fan favorites in new formats.

Going Out, Jan. 11-19, 2024

Going Out, Jan. 11-19, 2024

Never mind the rain. Wrap up, umbrellafy yourself and head out to enjoy arts and nightlife events. For details on dozens of precipitation-defying events, check out our weekly online listings in Going Out.

'9 to 5 Live!' classic film comes to the Oasis stage

'9 to 5 Live!' classic film comes to the Oasis stage

  • DRAG
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jan 9, 2024

From January 11 to February 3 the classic 1980 film "9 to 5" will make its debut on the Oasis stage. In true Oasis fashion, "9 to 5 Live!" will offer a drag take on the film that originally starred Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton.

Finding David Bowie's queer roots

Finding David Bowie's queer roots

David Bowie introduced alternative sexuality and caught people's attention before many knew about Stonewall. But where and when did his exposure to queer culture happen? Two recent books explore the gay London music scene of the 1960s and '70s.

Going Out, Jan. 4-12, 2024

Going Out, Jan. 4-12, 2024

Whether you celebrated the new year wildly or mildly, 2024 brings bevy of new and ongoing arts and nightlife selections, scrollable this week and every week.

Going Out, Dec. 28, 2023 - Jan. 5, 2024

Going Out, Dec. 28, 2023 - Jan. 5, 2024

Whether you're looking for last-minute New Year's Eve plans, or craving some fun movies to watch cuddled up at home, we've got plenty to help you ring in the new year the way you want. We toast your arts and nightlife options each week.

Reinventing queer Las Vegas: a gayborhood grows downtown

Reinventing queer Las Vegas: a gayborhood grows downtown

While Kylie and a cowboy crooner offer gay fun at The Venetian, the growing downtown Las Vegas scene now includes smartly designed hotels, an art park, nightclubs, and even a large bookstore.

Going Out, Dec. 21-29, 2023

Going Out, Dec. 21-29, 2023

While many of our readers may be out of town for the holidays, we've still got plenty of local arts and nightlife events. Unwrap Going Out, our weekly listings, online this and every week.

US led world in daddies, Grindr states in year-end report

US led world in daddies, Grindr states in year-end report

The United States led the world in the percentage of Grindr users who describe themselves as daddies this year, according to "Grindr Unwrapped,"

Celebrate the New Year: party like it's 2024

Celebrate the New Year: party like it's 2024

  • BARS
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 19, 2023

While every bar and nightclub will celebrate the new year in some way, if you're looking for some fun things to do to celebrate the New Year, here are a few of our special suggestions of the best New Year's Eve events in town.

Last-minute gift guide: local specialties and queer creations

Last-minute gift guide: local specialties and queer creations

  • SPIRITS
  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Dec 19, 2023

It's not too late to go to a local small business or jump online and order presents that will arrive in time for Christmas. Here's a selection of unique gifts that will provide memorable experiences at the table, on the town and even on your television.

Going Out, Dec. 14-22, 2023

Going Out, Dec. 14-22, 2023

Holiday pressures got you down? Go see a musical, some art, a music concert, or a fun drag show. We've made a list and checked it twice, in Going Out, this week and every week.

San Francisco citywide drag event organizers apologize to performers whose Israel protest led to an altercation

San Francisco citywide drag event organizers apologize to performers whose Israel protest led to an altercation

  • DRAG
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Dec 13, 2023

Drag artists who helped organize pop-up performances around San Francisco as part of SF is a Drag earlier this month apologized December 13 for a lack of security after a performer was met with aggression after they protested in support of Palestinians.

Lady Bunny: drag star & political pundit returns with a spicy holiday show

Lady Bunny: drag star & political pundit returns with a spicy holiday show

  • DRAG
  • by Christopher J. Beale
  • Dec 12, 2023

Fasten your weaves. Drag icon Lady Bunny is on her way to San Francisco to present her show "Lady Bunny: A Very Blue X-Mas" at Oasis on Christmas Eve Eve.