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Oaklash delivers deliciously deviant drag

Oaklash delivers deliciously deviant drag

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 30, 2020

Inspired by Wigstock, but with a decidedly East Bay edge, the third annual Oaklash Drag Festival goes online September 4 through 6 with more than 100 performers.

What's the future of Bay Area nightlife? Talks series explores options

What's the future of Bay Area nightlife? Talks series explores options

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 30, 2020

What is the future of local LGBT nightlife and how can businesses, employees and patrons continue to stay active in pandemic times? This and other questions were discussed in the first Queer Nightlife Fund talks series, held online, of course.

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events  Aug. 27-Sept. 4

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events Aug. 27-Sept. 4

  • Aug 27, 2020

Fall into autumn as film festivals come to fruition, nightlife cautiously returns to in-person gatherings, and community events and empower us all.

Homing's In, Aug. 20-29

Homing's In, Aug. 20-29

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 20, 2020

Outside Lands goes In, Peaches Christ is reeling' for Rocky, and Burner on bikes beautify Golden Gate Park. Arts, nightlife and Community events invite your participation.

SOMA developers work with leather district as hearing nears

SOMA developers work with leather district as hearing nears

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Aug 19, 2020

The San Francisco Planning Commission will hold a hearing next month to determine whether to require sound proofing for a housing project at 1560 Folsom Street — adjacent to the LGBTQ-themed bar and nightclub Oasis.

Oasis reopens rooftop bar; D'Arcy Drollinger becomes sole owner

Oasis reopens rooftop bar; D'Arcy Drollinger becomes sole owner

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 11, 2020

Good news for nightlife fans. Oasis, the popular SoMa nightclub, announced plans to re-open its rooftop bar on August 14, with proper social distancing rules in effect Fridays through Sundays. D'Arcy Drollinger is also now the sole owner of the nightclub.

Who's Your Mami Comedy returns with host Marga Gomez, headliner Laurie Kilmartin

Who's Your Mami Comedy returns with host Marga Gomez, headliner Laurie Kilmartin

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 10, 2020

Marga Gomez returns to host the hit comedy series, Who's Your Mami Comedy. This time it's online, with headliner Laurie Kilmartin, pluis Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Suni Reyes, Dominique Gelin, and Jesús U. BettaWork.

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events Aug 6-14

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events Aug 6-14

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 6, 2020

Music, comedy, theatre and community forums will get you through the next week of our collective endurance. Mask and ye shall receive.

Homing's In: community, arts, nightlife online July 31- Aug. 7

Homing's In: community, arts, nightlife online July 31- Aug. 7

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 30, 2020

Another Zoom opening, another show - online, of course. When you're not masking up outside, enjoy arts, nightlife and community events at home.

SF Castro's Badlands to close permanently

SF Castro's Badlands to close permanently

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jul 30, 2020

The Castro nightclub Badlands at 4121 18th Street will not be reopening, according to a post on its Facebook page.

Moby Dick fundraisers support bar, staff

Moby Dick fundraisers support bar, staff

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 28, 2020

Moby Dick, the popular Castro district bar, is raising funds for employees and the owners' expenses in two online fundraisers.

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events July 23-Aug 1.

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events July 23-Aug 1.

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 23, 2020

Up Your I.P.! Sorry, but nearly every event is online, including the otherwise public kinkfest Up Your Alley street fair. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun, so long as your router's rooting and your IP's percolating.

The Polly Polaroid Paradox: Tracking down the woman behind the legend

The Polly Polaroid Paradox: Tracking down the woman behind the legend

  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Jul 14, 2020

Polly Polaroid was a presence for around two decades in the gay bars of San Francisco — and yet no one seemed to remember her story. She would make her rounds in the bars, saying "Photo to remember the evening?" to all patrons — and yet she disappeared an

Homing's In: July 10-17 and ongoing arts, nightlife, community events

Homing's In: July 10-17 and ongoing arts, nightlife, community events

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 9, 2020

Happy Blursday. When is that Zoom drag bake sale fundraiser string quartet? We'll do our best to delineate one event from another amid the midsummer maskness.