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Flagging in the Park @ National AIDS Memorial Grove

Flagging in the Park @ National AIDS Memorial Grove

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Aug 1, 2018

The festive and colorful Flagging in the Park flowed forth at the National AIDS Memorial Grove on Saturday afternoon, July 28.

The Last Dance:  Nob Hill Theatre, SF's only male strip club, to close

The Last Dance: Nob Hill Theatre, SF's only male strip club, to close

  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Jul 25, 2018

For nearly four decades, The Nob Hill Theatre, the world's first gay male strip establishment, offered a combination of sensuality, sexuality, dance, muscle and music. The iconic venue, the epitome of gay male erotic entertainment, will close Aug. 19.

Matthew Martin's greatest hits:  Entertainer returns to Oasis

Matthew Martin's greatest hits: Entertainer returns to Oasis

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jul 18, 2018

Popular drag artist Matthew Martin begins a three-night engagement at Oasis on July 26. Best known for his tongue-in-cheek homages to the classic leading ladies of Hollywood, Martin describes the new show as a mash-up of his greatest hits.

Veronica Klaus: the charming chanteuse returns to Martuni's

Veronica Klaus: the charming chanteuse returns to Martuni's

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 18, 2018

After more than a year starting renovations to convert an intimate Greek Revival church into a bed & breakfast in pastoral Sharon Springs, NY, celebrated cabaret singer Veronica Klaus returns to Martuni's for two nights of song with The Tammy Hall Trio.

Blair St. Clair: Drag star sings, dishes and glams up Oasis

Blair St. Clair: Drag star sings, dishes and glams up Oasis

  • by Dan Renzi
  • Jul 18, 2018

Blair St. Clair did not win Season 10 of RuPaul's Drag Race, but that hasn't stopped the trajectory of her rapidly rising career. Her YouTube video "Now or Never" has almost two million views; that song is a track on her album, 'Call My Life.'

Serving fluidi-tea: Levonia Jenkins at Oasis

Serving fluidi-tea: Levonia Jenkins at Oasis

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jul 3, 2018

With song titles like "Crackpipe," a parody of the Amy Winehouse hit "Rehab," as well as a video titled "So C*nt", Levonia Jenkins is pretty outrageous. Jenkins, a self-described YouTube sensation, brings her stage act 'Gender Fluids' to Oasis on July 12.

Moving forward after Pride and through despair

Moving forward after Pride and through despair

  • by Juanita MORE!
  • Jul 3, 2018

If last week wasn't rough for you -and I'm not talking about your Pride hangover- you've somehow been avoiding the news, or you are stuck in a safe little bubble, then I really have no idea why you're reading this column.

BFD @ Oasis: Gogo studs galore

BFD @ Oasis: Gogo studs galore

  • by photos: Gooch
  • Jul 3, 2018

Big Fat Dick, Los Angeles nightlife producer Mario Diaz' gogo stud-focused event, returned to Oasis in SoMa on June 29.

Leslie Jordan 'Exposes' himself at Feinstein's

Leslie Jordan 'Exposes' himself at Feinstein's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 27, 2018

Openly gay Leslie Jordan, beloved as queenie closet case Beverly Leslie on NBC's Will and Grace, returns to Feinstein's at The Nikko for a two-night run of raucous, autobiographical comedy.

Gina Yashere: British comic's back at Freight & Salvage

Gina Yashere: British comic's back at Freight & Salvage

  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Jun 27, 2018

British comic Gina Yashere, who's sold out London theatres, been a Daily Show correspondent, and had a fourth Netflix special broadcast in March, returns to our shores to perform her new comedy show at Berkeley's Freight & Salvage on July 8.

Wrestling for Charity @ El Toro

Wrestling for Charity @ El Toro

  • by photos: Steven Underhill
  • Jun 27, 2018

Local pros, heels and faces filled the ring with wacky athleticism when Wrestling For Charity presented SF Slam, the fourth fundraiser with MC and reigning Empress Pollo Del Mar.

Flore shows" iconic cafe becomes hot nightspot

Flore shows" iconic cafe becomes hot nightspot

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 20, 2018

Popular Castro eatery Flore, formerly known as Café Flore, has launched an evening entertainment series called Flore at Night, with an array of music, comedy and drag shows.

Pride parties: Celebrate, dance and enjoy

Pride parties: Celebrate, dance and enjoy

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 20, 2018

There's a lot going on for Pride weekend before and after the parade. Here's a select list of just some of the weekend's events for those who want to party, dance and enjoy some nightlife talents.

Years & Years: Olly Alexander on being a gay pop sensation

Years & Years: Olly Alexander on being a gay pop sensation

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jun 13, 2018

"My mum really liked George Michael," says Olly Alexander, the gamin lead singer of British pop act Years & Years. "He was the first performer I was aware of as being openly gay when I was growing up."