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Roryography grooves: Rory Davis' retro aerobics class gets online celebrity guests

Roryography grooves: Rory Davis' retro aerobics class gets online celebrity guests

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 9, 2020

Choreographer Rory Davis (Baloney and multiple drag shows) enjoyed a few celebrity guests one of his recent 'Roryography' dance classes, including Darren Criss and John Stamos.

Take out some 'Hot Trash' with Oasis TV

Take out some 'Hot Trash' with Oasis TV

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 5, 2020

Along with their weekly cavalcade of online entertainments, host D'Arcy Drollinger takes on current events in a dishy blend of 'Talk Soup' and 'Drag Race.'

Mapping the Gay Guides Project highlights historic queer spaces

Mapping the Gay Guides Project highlights historic queer spaces

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 4, 2020

A new scholarly project at Cal State Fullerton, created by Assistant Professor Eric Gonzaba, maps LGBT bars, cafes and hotels from the historic Bob Damron's Gay Guides.

Sylvester's 'Step II' rereleased, short documentary airs

Sylvester's 'Step II' rereleased, short documentary airs

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 3, 2020

Disco icon Sylvester's 'Step II' album has been reissued, and a short online documentary tells the story of his fabulous yet too-brief career and life.

Homing's In: community, arts, nightlife online

Homing's In: community, arts, nightlife online

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 3, 2020

Midsummer mindfulness means enjoying more entertainments at home. Sorry, that's the way it is. Whether you're enjoying or avoiding fireworks, keep safe and enjoy arts, nightlife and community events online.

Here is what I have learned: Leather columnist bids adieu

Here is what I have learned: Leather columnist bids adieu

  • by Race Bannon
  • Jun 30, 2020

It is bittersweet that I am announcing I will no longer be writing this column. The legacy of this column is something I have tried to honor by elevating discourse about LGBTQ adventurous sex and the cultures and relationships they spawn.

Global Pride 2020 features 100+ performers, host Todrick Hall

Global Pride 2020 features 100+ performers, host Todrick Hall

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 26, 2020

Pride organizations of the world will celebrate Global Pride 2020. Todrick Hall will host the June 27 24-hour livestream Pride event featuring Adam Lambert, Pussy Riot, Big Freedia, Village People, Courtney Act, and many more.

Memory's River: vibrant pre-AIDS history revealed in Mark Abramson's 'River Days, River Nights'

Memory's River: vibrant pre-AIDS history revealed in Mark Abramson's 'River Days, River Nights'

  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Jun 23, 2020

The town of Guerneville and the Russian River area are lovingly portrayed in Mark Abramson's latest, 'River Days, River Nights.' The memoir covers the period from 1976 through 1984, an era of considerable change for the region.

The father of Hi-NRG: Patrick Cowley's illustrated diary recounts the music innovator's short, shining, sexual life

The father of Hi-NRG: Patrick Cowley's illustrated diary recounts the music innovator's short, shining, sexual life

  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Jun 23, 2020

As the main creator of the Hi-NRG music genre, Patrick Cowley briefly thrived on the dance music charts with originality and ferocity. Cowley's posthumously published diaries document his short life in 1970s gay dance and music scene.

Q-Music: Pride inside — a queer quarantine playlist

Q-Music: Pride inside — a queer quarantine playlist

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Jun 23, 2020

Music from Marty Thomas, Kesha, Rachael Sage, Green Day, Shopping, Game Theory, The Third Mind and other musicians touch on colors of the rainbow.

Homing's In June 19-29

Homing's In June 19-29

  • by Events Editor
  • Jun 19, 2020

As Pride month blooms into a full-fledged festive online party, and an outdoor protest, events multiply and fly. But stay safe and wear your fab and/or functional facemasks.

Broadway Bares, REAF strips down for equality

Broadway Bares, REAF strips down for equality

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 18, 2020

Although you can't enjoy the terpsichorian talents of strippers at this year's Broadway Bares SF, Stripped Down for Equality, produced by the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation, brings the sexy benefit online, with proceeds aiding Black Lives Matter.

Oakland's Port Bar's open for cocktails and tacos

Oakland's Port Bar's open for cocktails and tacos

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 15, 2020

Need a bit of nightlife drinks and food in Oakland? The Port Bar offers To Go service every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday until they are allowed to move to the state's allowance for "Dine-In".

Homing's In: arts, community & nightlife events June 11-18

Homing's In: arts, community & nightlife events June 11-18

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 11, 2020

As Pride month continues, events multiply, from drag tributes to concerts and cultural and community events.