BARtab :: Nightlife

Jeremy Jordan :: Broadway & TV Star at The Herbst

Jeremy Jordan :: Broadway & TV Star at The Herbst

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Mar 11, 2018

Jeremy Jordan, the multi-talented singer-actor who's shared the screen and stage with newsboys, superheroes and bank robbers, will sing and talk with accompanist and erudite interviewer Seth Rudetsky on March 18 at the Herbst Theatre.

Curtain Calls for Queer Space?

Curtain Calls for Queer Space?

  • by Juanita MORE!
  • Mar 4, 2018

Polk Gulch was the place to be. It was the place where the community first celebrated its holiest of high holidays, Halloween, and where parades, marches, and protests took place.

Over the Coals :: Drag Icon Heklina Gets Roasted

Over the Coals :: Drag Icon Heklina Gets Roasted

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Feb 15, 2018

Heklina should be given awards for so many accomplishments. But true to playfully bitchy drag form, instead of a toast she'll get a roast at the Castro Theatre on February 17.

Bananarama's Back

Bananarama's Back

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Feb 10, 2018

If you listened to pop radio or watched MTV during the 1980s, it was pretty much impossible to avoid the London-based trio, which plays the Warfield on February 21.

Magic Mascara Wand :: Powerblouse to Make Over Rafael Mandelman

Magic Mascara Wand :: Powerblouse to Make Over Rafael Mandelman

  • by Juanita MORE!
  • Feb 4, 2018

I got the chance to sit down with District 8 Supervisor candidate Rafael Mandelman and talk about some of the big issues that have been plaguing District 8, specifically the Castro area.

Goodbye, Gangway

Goodbye, Gangway

  • by BAR staff
  • Feb 1, 2018

The Gangway, at 841 Larkin Street, one of the Tenderloin district's last gay bars, closed for good Saturday, January 27.

Shining Stars :: Picante @ The Café

Shining Stars :: Picante @ The Café

  • Nov 9, 2017

Patrons of Picante, the weekly Thursday Latin dance night at the popular Café, added a bit of Dio de los Muertos style to the night on November 2. Host Lulu and DJs Marco and Luisio keep the vibe fun and fierce each week.

Cyberotica! :: Wacky Y2K Musical Reboots at Oasis

Cyberotica! :: Wacky Y2K Musical Reboots at Oasis

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Nov 4, 2017

But never fear Thrillpeddlers fans. The company is back... sort of. From November 3 through November 18, several members of Thrillpeddlers will reunite.

 Star Light, Stars Bright :: New Downtown Burlesque Show at Sir Francis Drake

Star Light, Stars Bright :: New Downtown Burlesque Show at Sir Francis Drake

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Aug 26, 2017

A new series of cabaret-style variety shows at the Starlight Room of the Sir Francis Drake Hotel is celebrating esoteric contemporary performers in a traditional San Franciscan setting.

Jack Vidra Brings Ginger Spice to the Nob Hill Theatre

Jack Vidra Brings Ginger Spice to the Nob Hill Theatre

  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Aug 24, 2017

The Nob Hill Theatre regularly brings interesting, provocative talent, but there's something special about Jack Vidra.

Shining Stars: Gameboi SF @ Rickshaw Stop

Shining Stars: Gameboi SF @ Rickshaw Stop

  • Aug 16, 2017

Gameboi, the monthly gay Asian and pals' dance party, took over the Rickshaw Stop (155 Fell Street) with panache and a Pokemon Go presence, including Poke-swag, a few guys in Poke-costumes.

On the Town :: Sisters & Celebrations

On the Town :: Sisters & Celebrations

  • by Donna Sachet
  • Aug 12, 2017

If you remember and miss those leisurely nights and that scrumptious food at the legendary Leticias's, then come experience Leticia Luna's latest iteration called Calle 11.

SOMA leather alley dedicated

SOMA leather alley dedicated

  • by Alex Madison
  • Jul 26, 2017

After some 11 years in the making, a leather ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the South of Market redevelopment project tbhat includes a tribute to the once-cruisy Ringold Alley.

Pulse: One Year Later

Pulse: One Year Later

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 10, 2017

For many it's difficult to believe that one year has passed since 49 LGBT people, mostly Latino, were massacred at Pulse, an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida. 53 others were wounded at Pulse on June 12, 2016.