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'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Quirky queer pop & comedy: one-night-only acts to catch

Quirky queer pop & comedy: one-night-only acts to catch

An esoteric collection of pop acts and comedians with distinct queer appeal will make their way through the Bay Area this season. Here are some of the most intriguing.

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.

Back to classics: fall music preview

Back to classics: fall music preview

We're back in business, back to school and it's time to plan your autumn concert-going. Single tickets and subscriptions are on sale now. So, grab a pumpkin spice latte and look at some tempting offerings of the new season.

Going Out, August 24-Sept. 1, 2023

Going Out, August 24-Sept. 1, 2023

Remember back to school days, your new shoes squeaking, your lunch box packed with love? The new season of multiple arts and nightlife events is kinda like that. And we've got your homework assignment: find fun, this week and every week in our listings.