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Shining Stars - Best of 2019 photos by Steven Underhill

Shining Stars - Best of 2019 photos by Steven Underhill

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Dec 30, 2019

Our prolific photographer Steven Underhill attended hundreds of events last year. Here are our favorites from 2019.

Nightlife Events  Dec. 26, 2019 — Jan. 2, 2020

Nightlife Events Dec. 26, 2019 — Jan. 2, 2020

  • by Events Editor
  • Dec 23, 2019

Are you ready for a new year of nightlife fun? It's arriving, ready or not. Will our '20s be roaring with flappers and bootleg gin? Doubtful. More like floppers on TikTok and bootleg vapes. Either way, Happy New Year.

Lea DeLaria: our fave 'big dyke' performs at Feinstein's

Lea DeLaria: our fave 'big dyke' performs at Feinstein's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 18, 2019

Lea DeLaria brings her one-of-a-kind stage persona to Feinstein's at The Nikko (on Dec. 28 & 28), where she'll sing, tell jokes, and be her characteristically outrageous self.

Christmas With Connie: Connie Champagne brings Judy Garland back for a holiday concert at Martuni's

Christmas With Connie: Connie Champagne brings Judy Garland back for a holiday concert at Martuni's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 18, 2019

On Saturday December 21, cabaret chanteuse Connie Champagne returns to Martuni's to perform a Christmas concert as the iconic Judy Garland. Playing Garland has been a big part of Champagne's singing career.

Shared space: Let's stop the kvetching in 2020

Shared space: Let's stop the kvetching in 2020

  • by Race Bannon
  • Dec 18, 2019

The Powerhouse also held its inaugural Ms. Powerhouse Leather contest recently. I'm using both new contests here as an illustrative point that San Francisco's leather bars are now officially shared space. Welcome to the modern queer leather bar.

Nightlife Events  Dec 19-26, 2019

Nightlife Events Dec 19-26, 2019

  • by Events Editor
  • Dec 18, 2019

Ho, ho homemade holiday happy nightlife events don't need unwrapping.

Femlins! Peaches Christ brings a 'Gremlins' drag parody to the Castro Theatre

Femlins! Peaches Christ brings a 'Gremlins' drag parody to the Castro Theatre

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 11, 2019

On December 14, drag superstar Peaches Christ brings her own unique take on Joe Dante's 'Gremlins' in what promises to be a wild and wacky drag extravaganza, titled 'Femlins.'

Christmas with the Countess: Katya Smirnoff-Skyy's holiday concert at Feinstein's

Christmas with the Countess: Katya Smirnoff-Skyy's holiday concert at Feinstein's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 11, 2019

The Countess Katya Smirnoff-Skyy returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on December 19 for a three-night stand in which she will usher in the holidays with songs, stories and strong cocktails designed to make your Yuletide gay.

Nightlife Events  Dec 12-19, 2019

Nightlife Events Dec 12-19, 2019

  • by Events Editor
  • Dec 11, 2019

We're serving up comedy, music, drag and drinks in this week's nightlife calendar.

Nightlife Events Dec 5-12, 2019

Nightlife Events Dec 5-12, 2019

  • by Events Editor
  • Dec 4, 2019

Whether you celebrate the recent or upcoming holidays, you know you need a little release. Sweat out the eggnog and cookie calories on a dance floor.

Sheryl Lee Ralph: the Dreamgirl returns

Sheryl Lee Ralph: the Dreamgirl returns

  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Dec 4, 2019

Sheryl Lee Ralph burst into international fame on Broadway as Dreamgirls' original Deena Jones, and she returns to San Francisco to perform with other stars in the annual Help Is On the Way for the Holidays benefit concert on December 9.

Leather Events, December 5-22, 2019

Leather Events, December 5-22, 2019

  • by Race Bannon
  • Dec 4, 2019

Even in between holidays, there's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.

Nightlife Events Nov. 28- Dec 5, 2019

Nightlife Events Nov. 28- Dec 5, 2019

  • by Events Editor
  • Nov 26, 2019

Whether you celebrate the recent or upcoming holidays, you know you need a little release. Sweat out the eggnog and cookie calories on a dance floor.

Beards & Booze @ The Edge

Beards & Booze @ The Edge

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Nov 26, 2019

Bears, bearded men and the (perhaps not facially-haired) men who admire them gather regularly at The Edge Bar for the weekly Friday happy hour Beards & Booze.