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Tyne Daly & Sharon Gless: 'Cagney and Lacey,' together again at REAF benefit concert

Tyne Daly & Sharon Gless: 'Cagney and Lacey,' together again at REAF benefit concert

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Aug 7, 2019

On Sunday, August 18, Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless, stars of the iconic 1980s police show Cagney and Lacey, will reunite onstage at the Herbst Theater for Help Is On The Way 25, a concert and gala which will raise money for two good causes.

Carole Cook: the legendary actress returns for REAF benefit concert

Carole Cook: the legendary actress returns for REAF benefit concert

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 31, 2019

Carole Cook, the veteran actress who toured Australia as Dolly Levi, who played "everything from Medea to Mame," returns for her twenty-fifth performance at the REAF Help is on the Way benefit concert, August 18 at the Herbst Theatre.

Kings in the North: Medieval drag kings prepare for battle at Oasis

Kings in the North: Medieval drag kings prepare for battle at Oasis

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jul 31, 2019

San Francisco's annual Drag King Contest returns to Oasis on August 4 for its 24th year, with a grand celebration of fantasy, thrones and bones.

Pride at the Disco @ Bespoke, Westfield Mall

Pride at the Disco @ Bespoke, Westfield Mall

  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Jul 2, 2019

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence celebrated Pride in the Westfield San Francisco Center on Friday June 28 with a happy hour disco party at Bespoke.

Broadway Bares @ DNA Lounge

Broadway Bares @ DNA Lounge

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jun 18, 2019

"Wham!" "Blam!" Thank you ma'am (and sir). On Sunday night, The Richmond Ermet Aid Foundation sponsored its fourth annual Broadway Bares. San Francisco Strips IV, the Comic Strips edition, wowed a sold-out crowd at DNA Lounge on Sunday June 16.

Wrestling for Pride: Grapplers go for/with the gays at El Toro

Wrestling for Pride: Grapplers go for/with the gays at El Toro

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 5, 2019

On Thursday, June 13, pro wrestlers fly into the center ring for a Pride event that offers something a little bit different. Pro wrestlers at El Toro's SF Slam10: Pride On The Line, with host Pollo Del Mar!

St. James Infirmary Gala @ Terra

St. James Infirmary Gala @ Terra

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Jun 5, 2019

Fabulous frocks and fashions, and talented entertainers highlighted the St. James Infirmary gala, held at Terra Gallery on June 3. Performers included singers Jennifer Holliday and Lawrence Beamen, comic Marga Gomez, and the Justin Rock Trio.

Steamin' with Pride - Anchor Brewing Company raises $ for SF LGBT Center

Steamin' with Pride - Anchor Brewing Company raises $ for SF LGBT Center

  • by Events Editor
  • May 29, 2019

The makers of local beer Anchor Steam are stepping up their support of San Francisco's LGBT Center, with a portion of sales through June going to the Center.

Disco Coalition @ Lookout

Disco Coalition @ Lookout

  • by Steven Underhill
  • May 29, 2019

Disco Coalition, the weekly fundraiser happy hour at Lookout, continues each Friday, 5pm-8pm. Various local nonprofits benefit from your donations while you enjoy drinks and a terrific view of the Castro; through June 21.

NCLR Gala @ Metreon City View

NCLR Gala @ Metreon City View

  • by Steven Underhill
  • May 22, 2019

The National Center for Lesbian Rights celebrated its 42nd anniversary on May 18 at the Marriott Marquis with a VIP dinner, dancing, face-painting and entertainment afterward at Metreon City View.

EQCA Awards @ Fairmont Hotel

EQCA Awards @ Fairmont Hotel

  • by Steven Underhill
  • May 15, 2019

Equality California's annual awards gala, held at the Fairmont Hotel on May 11, included presentations of the Vanguard Leadership Award, presented by SF Mayor London Breed to Hon. Scott Weiner, who also got a birthday cake.

One Night Only @ Oasis

One Night Only @ Oasis

  • by Steven Underhill
  • May 8, 2019

Cast members from the touring production of the musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory performed a variety of songs, skits and comedy sketches with host Ellie Monae.

Jack Alexander has magic to do

Jack Alexander has magic to do

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Apr 24, 2019

Las Vegas-based illusionist Jack Alexander will bring his sleek new stage show, Express, to Oasis next weekend in two benefit performances for the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation (REAF).

Disco Coalition's grooves - 'Super Queeros' parties with Juanita MORE!

Disco Coalition's grooves - 'Super Queeros' parties with Juanita MORE!

  • by C.J. Knight
  • Apr 10, 2019

While fundraisers and drag queens are commonplace in the Castro, it's rare that 100 percent of the proceeds from a three-hour Friday event goes to a great cause. Enter The Disco Coalition.