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Going Out, Homing's In, Dec. 1-9, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Dec. 1-9, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 1, 2022

We're not exactly dashing through the snow to get to this week's arts and nightlife events, but you're welcome to don your gay apparel before heading outside.

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 24- Dec. 2, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 24- Dec. 2, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 23, 2022

While many arts venues will be closed for the weekend, some theaters and museums will bring you amusement, and our local nightlife's notorious for offering ways to shake off some turkey and gravy calories.

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 17-25, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 17-25, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 17, 2022

Check out our expansive arts and nightlife listings, from opera to drag shows, and with some events, a little of both.

BARchive: Between the cities; an LGBTQ history of the Mid-Peninsula

BARchive: Between the cities; an LGBTQ history of the Mid-Peninsula

  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Nov 1, 2022

Prior to Stonewall, one of the few ways we discover LGBTQ history is through encounters with the law, along with bar openings and closings, as in San Mateo and northern Santa Clara counties.

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 27—Nov. 4, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 27—Nov. 4, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 27, 2022

You'll be howling at the moon over our expanded Halloween events listings this weekend, or perhaps growling and purring with less costumed capers in arts events.

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 20-28, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 20-28, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 20, 2022

Classy classical culture and nice nightlife news fill this week's Going Out, Homing's In listings, plus some pre-Halloween festivities.

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 13-21, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 13-21, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 13, 2022

October's winding up to be full of fall arts and nightlife flavors, well beyond mere pumpkin spicy. Pluck your favorites from our harvest.

2nd Bearrison fair set for Saturday

2nd Bearrison fair set for Saturday

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Oct 12, 2022

October 15 is shaping up to be the final blast in San Francisco's LGBTQ street fair season.

Halloween chills with 'The Summoning'

Halloween chills with 'The Summoning'

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Oct 11, 2022

Into the Dark, the terrifyingly fun production company, returns with "The Summoning," an original, fully immersive haunted attraction that can now be experienced at the San Francisco Mint.

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 6-14, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Oct. 6-14, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 6, 2022

Autumnal fun awaits in theaters, nightclubs, galleries and museums; oh, and yes, some people are still doing Zoom talks.

Going Out, Homing's In, Sept. 29-Oct. 7, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Sept. 29-Oct. 7, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Sep 29, 2022

Upcoming and ongoing arts and nightlife events include a slew of our Bestie winners, runners-up, and other perennial favorites.

Besties dining: your food and beverage favorites

Besties dining: your food and beverage favorites

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Sep 28, 2022

Wait! A plate? After a prolonged period of eating from cardboard delivery containers, refilling our own water glasses, and not flirting with servers, dining in restaurants can feel quite special.

Besties nightlife: back and better than ever

Besties nightlife: back and better than ever

  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Sep 28, 2022

This year the Besties are even more of a celebration than usual, because this year, after our (ahem) unexpected pause, our nightspots gave us the opportunity to reconnect with old friends, and to celebrate a community reborn.

Going Out, Homing's In, Sept. 23-30, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Sept. 23-30, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Sep 22, 2022

Leather, rubber and other fetish gear abound at the annual Folsom Street Fair this weekend and at tied in —or tied up— nightlife events this weekend. We've also selected plenty of arts events that don't require such a kinky dress code.