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Q-Music: 12 inches of queer music

Q-Music: 12 inches of queer music

Our voracious music reviewer Gregg Shapiro shares new and reissued sounds from General Public, Nora Kelly Band, Veronica Swift and Worriers.

Autumn reads, part 3

Autumn reads, part 3

With the third and final installment of our fall 2023 books roundup, while we couldn't capture all the amazing queer books publishing this season, here are even more of the novels, memoirs, and picture book titles you will certainly want to seek out.

Going Out, Sept. 7-15, 2023

Going Out, Sept. 7-15, 2023

What's your pleasure? Dramatic stage plays, beguiling art exhibits, hunky dudes dancing to funky grooves? How about a full-out Pridefest in Oakland? We've got arts and nightlife events, in abundance, this week and every week in our expansive listings.

'Hippest Trip: The Soul Train Musical' at A.C.T. — Dominique Morisseau engineers an inventive new jukebox

'Hippest Trip: The Soul Train Musical' at A.C.T. — Dominique Morisseau engineers an inventive new jukebox

Playwright Dominique Morisseau returns to the Bay Area for the premiere production of "Hippest Trip: The Soul Train Musical" for which she wrote the book, after a fortunate coincidence that fueled an invigorating musical treasure hunt.

Undiscovered Colombia: Bogota, Medellín Pride, tours, treats and more

Undiscovered Colombia: Bogota, Medellín Pride, tours, treats and more

LGBT travelers are visiting Colombia more often, and it's no wonder. Colombia is a country that embraces diversity. Same-sex marriage is legal, adoption for same-sex couples is permitted, plus the country's Pride events are hugely popular.

Years, queers and fears: The Lavender Tube on 'Years, 'Vampire,' 'Good Omens' and more

Years, queers and fears: The Lavender Tube on 'Years, 'Vampire,' 'Good Omens' and more

Our television columnist notes a few replays ('Years and Years,' 'Interview With the Vampire'), 'Good Omens' and 'Foundation's second seasons, with gay and lesbian characters, and another gay couple on 'The Amazing Race.'

LGBTQ History Month playlist

LGBTQ History Month playlist

We've got a select batch of new music from artists you may know, a few that you likely don't but should, and a musical score you have to love.

Autumn reads, part 2

Autumn reads, part 2

Here comes the second part of our fall books roundup, which will give you an idea of what is coming to bookstores over the next several months.

Mark S. King's 'My Fabulous Disease'

Mark S. King's 'My Fabulous Disease'

"My Fabulous Disease: Chronicles of a Gay Survivor," an anthology of some of Mark S. King's favorite blog entries and other pieces he wrote for various gay newspapers, chronicles his perspectives about being HIV-positive.

Going Out, August 31-Sept. 8, 2023

Going Out, August 31-Sept. 8, 2023

If our Fall Arts Preview features aren't providing enough arts options to amuse, then check out our expansive online listings, also with nightlife fun; this week and every week.

Fall into autumn dance concerts

Fall into autumn dance concerts

This fall you can experience the vibrant pulse of San Francisco through dance performances that showcase a diverse array of styles and cultures, from site-specific contemporary works to traditional staged performances.

Engage with the stage: curtains up for fall arts theater

Engage with the stage: curtains up for fall arts theater

From now through the end of the year, Bay Area companies are mounting a remarkable variety of productions, wildly varied in style and content. Here are some of the season's most intriguing offerings.

Autumn reads, part 1

Autumn reads, part 1

Here we are once again with another fall round-up of books coming to shelves near you. The range is diverse and effortlessly intriguing.

Picture this: museum and gallery highlights for fall

Picture this: museum and gallery highlights for fall

Art exhibits to look forward to this fall run the gamut from spectacles to the more scholarly.