BARtab :: Nightlife

Pride Prom features a big lineup of LGBT celebs, music acts

Pride Prom features a big lineup of LGBT celebs, music acts

  • by Events Editor
  • Jun 8, 2020

The second annual Pride Summit and Prom, sponsored by Billboard and the Hollywood Reporter and scheduled for June 13, features a lengthy list of LGBT celebrities, actors and music acts.

Sampson McCormick on finding humor in tumultuous times

Sampson McCormick on finding humor in tumultuous times

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 6, 2020

In the new video of his recent full stand-up set, gay Black comic Sampson McCormick balances insight and wit with his usual dexterity, finding a balance of political and social justice insight with punch lines.

Dining In: Black-owned, drag-infused meals to-go

Dining In: Black-owned, drag-infused meals to-go

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 3, 2020

Too pooped amid protests and a pandemic to prepare poultry? Bay Area Black-owned restaurants and Oasis' drag-hosted catered meals can nourish you through the revolution.

The power of story: Bawdy Storytelling's tempting tales

The power of story: Bawdy Storytelling's tempting tales

  • by Race Bannon
  • Jun 2, 2020

Dixie De La Tour is the founder and host of the renowned Bawdy Storytelling shows. "We are, as a species, addicted to story," she says. "Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night, telling itself stories."

Homing's In: Pride month arts, nightlife & community events

Homing's In: Pride month arts, nightlife & community events

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 2, 2020

Amid protests and a pandemic, as Pride month gets underway, you can find a bit of relief with a rainbow of arts, nightlife and community events.

Online Extra: We're Still Here, a 12-hour Pride party (postponed)

Online Extra: We're Still Here, a 12-hour Pride party (postponed)

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 1, 2020

On June 5, 12pm to 12am, SF Pride and Eventbrite's 'We're Still Here,' a twelve-hour Pride month celebration, with DJs, drag acts film excerpts and discussions, has been postponed.

Online extra: Hysteria Comedy's what we need right now

Online extra: Hysteria Comedy's what we need right now

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 31, 2020

Whether you're cramped by the curfew, concerned about COVID, pressed after protesting, or just overwhelmed, queer comedy is one small remedy to help lighten your life. Wonder Dave hosts on June 1.

Homing's In: Arts, Nightlife & Community Events

Homing's In: Arts, Nightlife & Community Events

  • May 26, 2020

From museums to drag shows, male burlesque to Pride stories and film festivals, access upcoming and ongoing online arts, nightlife and community events.

Online Extra: The Stud's closure ends an era, for now

Online Extra: The Stud's closure ends an era, for now

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 21, 2020

The Stud is dead, but long live The Stud. The historic bar's collective owners are leaving the current location, planning a possible future, and a fabulous funeral.

Online Extra: COVID-19 leads to closure of the Stud, SF's oldest LGBT bar

Online Extra: COVID-19 leads to closure of the Stud, SF's oldest LGBT bar

  • by John Ferrannini
  • May 20, 2020

The Stud, San Francisco's oldest continuously-operating LGBT club, will be closing its doors permanently, according to a news release from Honey Mahogany, a co-owner of the South of Market establishment.

Online extra: Puerto Vallarta nightlife fundraisers features drag acts, celebrities

Online extra: Puerto Vallarta nightlife fundraisers features drag acts, celebrities

  • May 20, 2020

Puerto Vallarta has long been a fun vacation spot for Bay Area folks, so Brian Kent Productions and Vallarta Pride will coshot 'PV STRONG,' a live-streamed YouTube and Facebook event to benefit the Puerto Vallarta Nightlife Relief Fund.

Queer Nightlife Fund update- 2nd round of requests; recipients say thanks

Queer Nightlife Fund update- 2nd round of requests; recipients say thanks

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • May 19, 2020

The SF Queer Nightlife Fund is now accepting applications for a second round of grants to those whose income has been impacted by the Covid-19. For many of the recipients, the grants they received have been a lifeline which helps them survive.

Online Extra: #DearSF campaign to share nightlife workers' stories

Online Extra: #DearSF campaign to share nightlife workers' stories

  • by Events Editor
  • May 9, 2020

Mayor London N. Breed, the San Francisco Entertainment Commission, the Office of Economic and Workforce Development, the Office of Small Business, and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce launched a digital storytelling campaign, #DearSF.

Homing's In: music, art, nightlife podcasts and theatre online

Homing's In: music, art, nightlife podcasts and theatre online

  • by Events Editor
  • May 7, 2020

Arts, nightlife and community events continue online at a Zooming pace. From fundraisers to e-tip jar talents, we can support each other in many ways.