Events

All that new jazz

All that new jazz

Vocalists, pianists and other gay and lesbian musicians share new grooves in a variety of copacetic jazz styles. Listen to new music by Avi Wisnia, Fred Hersch, Liam Forde, Nicole Glover, Kim Nalley and Carol Lipnik.

'Fire Island' fun: Andrew Ahn & Joel Kim Booster's idyllic summer getaway

'Fire Island' fun: Andrew Ahn & Joel Kim Booster's idyllic summer getaway

Summer is here, and the ideal LGBTQ film to satisfy any hot weather lethargy or romantic yearnings has arrived in "Fire Island," a multicultural gay rom-com set in the iconic enclave, The Pines.

Jack Fritscher's 'Profiles in Gay Courage'

Jack Fritscher's 'Profiles in Gay Courage'

Jack Fritscher's newest book, "Profiles in Gay Courage: Leatherfolk, Arts, and Ideas, Essays and Interviews," is an illustrated collection of thirteen essays celebrating "authentic leatherfolk founders, icons, and superstars" in our recent history.

Reynaldo Hahn's piano music; also near and Faure

Reynaldo Hahn's piano music; also near and Faure

Reynado Hahn, the boyfriend of writer Marcel Proust, gets a new recording of his 'Poemes & Valses' performed by Pavel Kolesnikov, Also reviewed: Gabriel Faure's 'Complete Songs; performed by tenor Cyrille Dubois and pianist Tristan Raes.

Murderous mystery in 'The Staircase'

Murderous mystery in 'The Staircase'

Innocent or guilty? The Michael Peterson case has been given two documentary treatments, and now a compelling dramatic mini-series starring Colin Firth and Toni Collette on HBO MAX.

Going Out, Homing's In, May 27-June 3, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, May 27-June 3, 2022

Get your rainbow infusion as June arrives, with arts, nightlife and community events becoming even more LGBT and Q this month.

Irish Ayes 'Out In The World: Ireland's LGBTQ+ Diaspora'

Irish Ayes 'Out In The World: Ireland's LGBTQ+ Diaspora'

By explaining the lives of Irish LGBTQ people abroad and contributions of those who returned, 'Out In The World: Ireland's LGBTQ+ Diaspora,' now at the GLBTHS Museum, can help us understand how Ireland became such a welcoming place for Irish queer folk.

SF DocFest 21's queer winners you won't want to miss

SF DocFest 21's queer winners you won't want to miss

The 21st San Francisco Documentary Film Festival (SF DocFest) is returning from June 1-12 and will involve a hybrid presentation of virtual screenings and live presentations, shown at the Roxie Theater. Most of the latter will also include in-person Q&As.

The Cockettes: glamour Hippies - iconic drag troupe returns for a new show

The Cockettes: glamour Hippies - iconic drag troupe returns for a new show

The Cockettes were only around for a few years, beginning in 1969, but left a fabulous legacy in their wake. A new show at Oasis revives their drag fabulism, with some original troupe members, including composer Scrumbly Koldewyn.

Jeremy Beiler: gay comedy writer on 'I Love That For You'

Jeremy Beiler: gay comedy writer on 'I Love That For You'

In the new Showtime comedy series "I Love That For You," co-created by gay writer/actor Jeremy Beiler and "Saturday Night Live" favorite Vanessa Bayer, a woman fulfills dreams of becoming a spokesperson for a home shopping show.

Jeremy Denk's music and memoir

Jeremy Denk's music and memoir

In his new memoir, acclaimed classical pianist Jeremy Denk unveils his personal story, and on a new Nonesuch CD, he masterfully plays Mozart Piano Concertos.

Women on the edge in stunning fiction

Women on the edge in stunning fiction

Several queer female authors have emerged in recent months to publish astoundingly impressive works of fiction. Each of the books profiled here are memorable, beautifully written, and well worth searching out for their resonant themes.

Krofft Kon @ Orinda Theatre

Krofft Kon @ Orinda Theatre

Fans of the wacky kids shows of the 1960s showed up at the Orinda Theatre on May 21 for the first KrofftKon, a celebration of Sid and Marty Krofft's innovative, campy and slightly trippy TV shows "HR Pufnstuf," "Lidsville," "The Banana Splits" and others.

Going Out, Homing's in, May 19-27 2022

Going Out, Homing's in, May 19-27 2022

Days and nights continue to fill up with festive fun in nightlife, arts and community events. Scroll on, and find your fave form of fun.