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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.

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.