BARtab :: Drag

Drag queen competes for SF Carnaval title

Drag queen competes for SF Carnaval title

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 18, 2018

A Peruvian drag queen who works for the city's health department is among those competing to be crowned the first Drag Majesty titleholder for Carnaval San Francisco 2018.

Trog delight: Joan Crawford's monstrous cinematic swan song at Oasis

Trog delight: Joan Crawford's monstrous cinematic swan song at Oasis

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Apr 18, 2018

Widely considered to be the worst film in legendary movie star Joan Crawford's filmography, Trog returns to the stage as Trog Live at Oasis in what promises to be both a campy spoof and a reverential homage to the cult classic.

Dapper Drag Kings :: Dandy Takes the Oasis Stage

Dapper Drag Kings :: Dandy Takes the Oasis Stage

  • by David Elijah-Nahmod
  • Apr 1, 2018

"A drag king is an antidote to drag queens," says drag king extraordinaire Leigh Crow, who spent 12 years as an Elvis Presley impersonator named Elvis Herselvis. "It's expressing masculinity in a satirical way."

He loves the nightlife! Gooch's photo exhibit

He loves the nightlife! Gooch's photo exhibit

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Mar 28, 2018

Renowned local photographer Gooch, who prefers to be called by a single name, unveiled his latest photos in a new show at Ravot Gallery in the Richmond District.

Curtain Calls for Queer Space?

Curtain Calls for Queer Space?

  • by Juanita MORE!
  • Mar 4, 2018

Polk Gulch was the place to be. It was the place where the community first celebrated its holiest of high holidays, Halloween, and where parades, marches, and protests took place.

Over the Coals :: Drag Icon Heklina Gets Roasted

Over the Coals :: Drag Icon Heklina Gets Roasted

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Feb 15, 2018

Heklina should be given awards for so many accomplishments. But true to playfully bitchy drag form, instead of a toast she'll get a roast at the Castro Theatre on February 17.

BARchive :: Michael Greer - Honorary San Franciscan

BARchive :: Michael Greer - Honorary San Franciscan

  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Jan 21, 2018

There is a special kind of performer who is somewhat well known by the world at large, but held a special place in the heart of San Franciscans. The actor, comic and writer Michael Greer was one of these performers.

For Drag Comic Lady Bunny, the Personal is Political.

For Drag Comic Lady Bunny, the Personal is Political.

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Apr 13, 2017

The drag superstar is about to debut "Trans Jester," her new one-queen show at Verdi Club on April 13 and 14, which has won raves with the New York City premiere edition.

Hit or Miss Richfield :: Drag Guidance for the Apocalypse

Hit or Miss Richfield :: Drag Guidance for the Apocalypse

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Apr 13, 2017

If you're feeling traumatized by the events going on in our scary new world, never fear! Miss Richfield 1981 is here to explain it all to you with her own handy and unique survival tips.

Bob the Drag Queen's Honestly Fantastic

Bob the Drag Queen's Honestly Fantastic

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Mar 16, 2017

When "RuPaul's Drag Race" winner Bob the Drag Queen takes to the stage, the now famous moniker lets you know what you're getting, and it's all in good fun. "I think I'm universally funny," he said. "Funny is funny."

Drag Diva Duo

Drag Diva Duo

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jul 9, 2016

Sherry Vine and Joey Arias are old friends. Drag artists, celebrities, respected vocalists and seasoned performers, the pair will take to the Oasis stage July 15 and 16 for a look back on their brilliant careers as they ponder the future.

Cocktailgate @ Truck

Cocktailgate @ Truck

  • Jan 22, 2015

Cocktailgate's 2010 Halloween season fell on a weekend of a full moon and don't think that this is an accident!