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Castro amid COVID

Castro amid COVID

  • by Steven Underhill
  • May 4, 2020

On San Francisco' Castro Street, many businesses are open for limited shopping, food and drinks take-out in makeshift window and doorway booths, amid a sparse open ambiance.

Homing's In: Arts, Nightlife & Community Events

Homing's In: Arts, Nightlife & Community Events

  • by Events Editor
  • May 2, 2020

Enjoy the wonderful array of arts, nightlife and community events online. Also, many of these events are accepting donations to help keep their venues afloat during the shutdown.

Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

  • by Michael Yamashita
  • May 1, 2020

Thank you very much, it has been both humbling and encouraging receiving your generous support when so many are also in need of help. So far, we have raised just over $25,000 and are just 15% away from reaching our goal of $30,000.

Online Extra: Queer Nightlife Fund disburses grants

Online Extra: Queer Nightlife Fund disburses grants

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 1, 2020

Grants in the first round of applications for the San Francisco Queer Nightlife Fund are now being disbursed to 176 applicants, according to the organization that has thus far collected $160,000 in donations.

Homing's In: Arts, Nightlife and Community Events

Homing's In: Arts, Nightlife and Community Events

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Apr 24, 2020

Enjoy the wonderful array of arts, nightlife and community events online, many of them also worthy fundraisers.

Gooch website unveiled - nightlife photographer offers prints for fundraiser

Gooch website unveiled - nightlife photographer offers prints for fundraiser

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Apr 24, 2020

He's photographed countless events and local luminaries in Bay Area nightlife. Now Gooch, the charming ever-busy Brit whose photos have graced Bay Area Reporter pages for years, has unveiled his new website, with a special offer of prints for sale.

Online Arts, Nightlife and Community Events

Online Arts, Nightlife and Community Events

  • by Events Editor
  • Apr 17, 2020

Another Saturday night, or Blursday, and you ain't got nobody to be with, if you're staying in, which you should. But you can enjoy the wide array of arts, nightlife and community events online.

You can help support the Bay Area Reporter fundraising campaign

You can help support the Bay Area Reporter fundraising campaign

  • by Michael Yamashita
  • Apr 15, 2020

San Francisco is one of 11 US cities that is fortunate to have a legacy LGBT publication by us, for us, and about us. Help preserve the BAR as an historic and important community institution for the future.

Moment by moment: Kristin and DesereƩ of Dance Loud

Moment by moment: Kristin and DesereƩ of Dance Loud

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Apr 15, 2020

There are two sides to every story. That holds true in the case of The Moment, the debut 180-gram audiophile LP, also available via digital download, by Chicago-based queer electronic duo Dance Loud.

Remembering Esta Noche as queer, POC spaces shutter

Remembering Esta Noche as queer, POC spaces shutter

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Apr 15, 2020

The long illustrious life of the Mission bar Esta Noche, its recent closure and the more recent loss of Club BnB marks a loss of LGBTQ People of Color venues.

Keeping nightlife alive: Event producers adjust, go virtual

Keeping nightlife alive: Event producers adjust, go virtual

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Apr 7, 2020

The arts and nightlife communities have been hit particularly hard, with venues including Oasis and Manny's in San Francisco and The Alice Collective in Oakland seeing their revenue streams disappear overnight.

Lena Hall: in Limbo and Hell

Lena Hall: in Limbo and Hell

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Apr 7, 2020

Like virtually all performing artists, Lena Hall, best known for her Tony-winning turn as Yitzhak in the Broadway run of 'Hedwig & The Angry Inch,' has had her music and acting career set on pause.

Bestie Eats: adjusting, closing and to-go

Bestie Eats: adjusting, closing and to-go

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Apr 2, 2020

When the lockdown finally ends and we're able to get out and about to socialize over our vittles once again, this year's Restaurant Besties will be here to help.

Bestie events: Days and nights of future, past

Bestie events: Days and nights of future, past

  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Apr 2, 2020

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. Celebrating the past year and with an eye toward the future, let's bring on this year's Bestie-winning events.