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Going Out, Jan. 11-19, 2024

Going Out, Jan. 11-19, 2024

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 10, 2024

Never mind the rain. Wrap up, umbrellafy yourself and head out to enjoy arts and nightlife events. For details on dozens of precipitation-defying events, check out our weekly online listings in Going Out.

'9 to 5 Live!' classic film comes to the Oasis stage

'9 to 5 Live!' classic film comes to the Oasis stage

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jan 9, 2024

From January 11 to February 3 the classic 1980 film "9 to 5" will make its debut on the Oasis stage. In true Oasis fashion, "9 to 5 Live!" will offer a drag take on the film that originally starred Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton.

Finding David Bowie's queer roots

Finding David Bowie's queer roots

  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Jan 8, 2024

David Bowie introduced alternative sexuality and caught people's attention before many knew about Stonewall. But where and when did his exposure to queer culture happen? Two recent books explore the gay London music scene of the 1960s and '70s.

Going Out, Jan. 4-12, 2024

Going Out, Jan. 4-12, 2024

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 3, 2024

Whether you celebrated the new year wildly or mildly, 2024 brings bevy of new and ongoing arts and nightlife selections, scrollable this week and every week.

Going Out, Dec. 28, 2023 - Jan. 5, 2024

Going Out, Dec. 28, 2023 - Jan. 5, 2024

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 27, 2023

Whether you're looking for last-minute New Year's Eve plans, or craving some fun movies to watch cuddled up at home, we've got plenty to help you ring in the new year the way you want. We toast your arts and nightlife options each week.

Reinventing queer Las Vegas: a gayborhood grows downtown

Reinventing queer Las Vegas: a gayborhood grows downtown

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Dec 26, 2023

While Kylie and a cowboy crooner offer gay fun at The Venetian, the growing downtown Las Vegas scene now includes smartly designed hotels, an art park, nightclubs, and even a large bookstore.

Going Out, Dec. 21-29, 2023

Going Out, Dec. 21-29, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 20, 2023

While many of our readers may be out of town for the holidays, we've still got plenty of local arts and nightlife events. Unwrap Going Out, our weekly listings, online this and every week.

Celebrate the New Year: party like it's 2024

Celebrate the New Year: party like it's 2024

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 19, 2023

While every bar and nightclub will celebrate the new year in some way, if you're looking for some fun things to do to celebrate the New Year, here are a few of our special suggestions of the best New Year's Eve events in town.

Going Out, Dec. 14-22, 2023

Going Out, Dec. 14-22, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 14, 2023

Holiday pressures got you down? Go see a musical, some art, a music concert, or a fun drag show. We've made a list and checked it twice, in Going Out, this week and every week.

Lady Bunny: drag star & political pundit returns with a spicy holiday show

Lady Bunny: drag star & political pundit returns with a spicy holiday show

  • by Christopher J. Beale
  • Dec 12, 2023

Fasten your weaves. Drag icon Lady Bunny is on her way to San Francisco to present her show "Lady Bunny: A Very Blue X-Mas" at Oasis on Christmas Eve Eve.

Going Out, Dec. 7-15, 2023

Going Out, Dec. 7-15, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 7, 2023

Oh, what fun we'll have, probably not in a one-horse open sleigh; more likely in a driver-less Waymo cab. Either way, arts and nightlife events await you in Going Out, this week and every week.

Going Out, Nov. 30-Dec. 8, 2023

Going Out, Nov. 30-Dec. 8, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 30, 2023

From holiday choral concerts to fierce drag queens, we've got another diverse batch of arts and nightlife events, this week and every week.

Going Out, Nov. 23-Dec. 1, 2023

Going Out, Nov. 23-Dec. 1, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 22, 2023

While many of you dear readers may be out of town for Thanksgiving, some of us will enjoy the weekend in the Bay Area, and nightlife offers a fun break from all the turkey and leftovers. We've got an extra helping of arts events, too.

Matt Mathews: TikTok phenom plays the Regency Ballroom

Matt Mathews: TikTok phenom plays the Regency Ballroom

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Nov 21, 2023

"I don't consider myself a stand-up comedian at all," drawled Matt Mathews. Nevertheless, his comic wit that gained popularity online has led to nearly sold-out shows nationwide.