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SF Jewish Film Festival Opening Party @ Contemporary Jewish Museum

SF Jewish Film Festival Opening Party @ Contemporary Jewish Museum

  • by photos: Steven Underhill
  • Jul 25, 2018

The 38th annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival celebrated opening night on July 19 with delicious food, drinks -and a festive group of patrons- at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

NightGarden Piano @ SF Botanical Garden

NightGarden Piano @ SF Botanical Garden

  • Jul 18, 2018

NightGarden Piano, the annual Flower Piano event at the beautiful SF Botanical Garden, expanded to three nights this year (July 12-14) and included scheduled and impromptu performances, food trucks, beer and wine, and enthusiastic music fans.

Rockin' & 'raising: School of Rock cast, David Hernandez at REAF songfest

Rockin' & 'raising: School of Rock cast, David Hernandez at REAF songfest

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jul 11, 2018

Cast members from the hit musical School Of Rock, which is now performing at the Orpheum Theater, will take to the Brava Theater stage on Monday, July 16 for a night of singing, dancing and good old-fashioned rock and rolling.

Moving forward after Pride and through despair

Moving forward after Pride and through despair

  • by Juanita MORE!
  • Jul 3, 2018

If last week wasn't rough for you -and I'm not talking about your Pride hangover- you've somehow been avoiding the news, or you are stuck in a safe little bubble, then I really have no idea why you're reading this column.

Fabulous 50

Fabulous 50

  • by Events Editor
  • Jun 20, 2018

Nicole Murray-Ramirez, aka Empress Nicole the Great (center), celebrates with other Imperial Court royals, and the film's producers and director, after the Castro Theatre premiere of 50 Years of Fabulous, at Twin Peaks Tavern.

Bare Necessities: Broadway Bares III celebs strip & sing for a cause

Bare Necessities: Broadway Bares III celebs strip & sing for a cause

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jun 6, 2018

When Deb Leamy blew into town on the winds of a bad breakup four years ago, she brought the seeds of a new San Francisco tradition: Broadway Bares SF. The third annual production will bring an evening of song, swivel & sweat to the DNA Lounge on June 17.

Blue Angel, Stoli focus on the fabulous

Blue Angel, Stoli focus on the fabulous

  • by Events Editor
  • Jun 6, 2018

Along with Stoli's release of a Harvey Milk limited edition vodka bottle (see B.A.R. last week's issue), another spirit that's worth noting is the new brand, Blue Angel Vodka.

Giving Back During Pride Month

Giving Back During Pride Month

  • by Juanita MORE!
  • May 30, 2018

Juanita MORE! highlights June events that benefit us all, and provide a lot of fun.

Goin' to The Chapel

Goin' to The Chapel

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • May 9, 2018

Eric Hanson has created a benefit with multiple beneficiaries: Breast Cancer Emergency Fund, three outstanding performers -Brendan James, Mia Dyson and Gregory Douglass- and the audience who will get to hear these acts at The Chapel on May 20.

Every day is a Pride Parade

Every day is a Pride Parade

  • by Juanita MORE!
  • May 2, 2018

Get a gay jump on June celebrations! I remember the first time I marched in the San Francisco Pride Parade. It was pure magic stepping off the curb and planting my foot on Market Street. The heavy weight of not being out to everyone in my life had been

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.

Comfort & Joy at the AIDS Memorial Grove

Comfort & Joy at the AIDS Memorial Grove

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 21, 2016

They've brought their glowingly queer presence to Burning Man, to nightclubs around the Bay Area, and to faerie gatherings in the countryside. The fluorescent flair of the Comfort & Joy community engages at the National AIDS Memorial Grove.

Orlando Mass Shooting Struck A Gay Sanctuary

Orlando Mass Shooting Struck A Gay Sanctuary

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 18, 2016

That first step inside a gay bar, that first kiss between two girls, that first sighting of a trans or drag performer, are rites of passage for most of us, whether magical or awkward. It's a part of coming out and coming of age.

Leather Alliance Weekend

Leather Alliance Weekend

  • by Race Bannon
  • Mar 17, 2015

Yet again the fine folks at the San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance, along with a small army of dedicated volunteers and supportive sponsors, produced their Leather Alliance Weekend on March 5-8.