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Homing's In April 30-May 9, 2021

Homing's In April 30-May 9, 2021

  • Apr 29, 2021

Enjoy the bouquet of new and ongoing events in arts, nightlife and community; musical moments, movie memories, drags at drive-ins and more.

50 Years in 50 Weeks: April 1974: Undies at The EndUp

50 Years in 50 Weeks: April 1974: Undies at The EndUp

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Apr 29, 2021

As advertised in the April 17, 1974 'Bay Area Reporter,' the EndUp's Jockey Short Contest, immortalized by Armistead Maupin in his best-selling 'Tales of the City' series, took place frequently at the South of Market nightclub.

Homing's In, April 23-May 3, 2021

Homing's In, April 23-May 3, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Apr 22, 2021

From drive-in opera to museum tours, the in-person world of arts, nightlife and community is slowly opening. Mask up, get vaccinated, and enjoy it all, or some of it.

Eagle building still for sale

Eagle building still for sale

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Apr 14, 2021

The building that houses The Eagle, a South of Market leather-themed LGBTQ bar, is still for sale, according to one of the real estate agents.

Homing's In April 9-16, 2021

Homing's In April 9-16, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Apr 8, 2021

Spring has quite sprung and many arts, nightlife and community organizers and producers have emerged from their Zoom caves. Chirp, chirp.

Homing's In, April 2-12, 2021

Homing's In, April 2-12, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Apr 1, 2021

As we continue to celebrate the Bay Area Reporter's 50th anniversary, let's look to arts nightlife and community groups that share our collective history. Long-running theater companies and even new online forums span the decades.

50 years of Leather in the B.A.R.

50 years of Leather in the B.A.R.

  • by Race Bannon
  • Mar 31, 2021

In honor of the B.A.R.'s 50th anniversary, let's look back on the past five decades of local leather seen through the lens of the paper, which is admittedly but a smidgen of the entirety of local leather history.

The bars that brought us the B.A.R. - from the Tavern Guild to the Bay Area Reporter

The bars that brought us the B.A.R. - from the Tavern Guild to the Bay Area Reporter

  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Mar 30, 2021

The Bay Area Reporter first published on April 1, 1971, two years after the New York Stonewall Riots. But the paper's emergence grew not out of activism, but from San Francisco's growing gay bar scene.

Sunday brunch at Harvey's

Sunday brunch at Harvey's

  • Mar 9, 2021

Patrons of Harvey's enjoyed outdoor dining and drinks on Sunday March 7, and photographer Steven Underhill was there. 500 Castro St. at 18th.

Oasis 12-hour telethon surpasses $250,000 goal

Oasis 12-hour telethon surpasses $250,000 goal

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Mar 7, 2021

In what will undoubtedly be recalled as the biggest drag fundraiser in local history, Oasis nightclub's 12-hour three-camera marathon telethon more than doubled the initial goal by raising more than $253,000 through the club's March 6 online event.

Big Top Brunch at Beaux

Big Top Brunch at Beaux

  • Mar 2, 2021

Beaux's Sunday Big Top Brunch entertained outdoor patrons on Feb. 28 as glam drag performers strutted their lip-synching stuff, and photographer Steven Underhill caught some fun moments.

Daytime nightlife in the Castro

Daytime nightlife in the Castro

  • Feb 15, 2021

Castro nightlife is back, sort of, including brunch drag shows outside The Edge bar.

Bathhouses, Eagle landmark could boost SOMA LGBTQ district

Bathhouses, Eagle landmark could boost SOMA LGBTQ district

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jan 27, 2021

The giant leather pride flag that flew over the nearly finished Eagle Plaza in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood was so frayed by the wind that it was quietly removed late last year.

San Francisco supervisor panel backs request to landmark gay-owned Eagle bar

San Francisco supervisor panel backs request to landmark gay-owned Eagle bar

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jan 25, 2021

The members of a San Francisco supervisors' panel are recommending that their colleagues start the process to landmark a gay-owned bar in the city's South of Market district.