Events

Q-Music: The sounds of Pride, part 1

Q-Music: The sounds of Pride, part 1

This month, let's focus on some lesser known musicians who more subtly fly a rainbow flag; Michelle Malone, Ramesh, Wallis Bird, Jenny Parrott, Edie Carey.

Frameline's film fest's fab 46th

Frameline's film fest's fab 46th

Frameline is returning to its fullest in-person programming since its pre-pandemic 2019 festival. For its 46th incarnation from June 16-30, Frameline will be presenting 132 films including 46 feature narrative titles, 30 documentaries, and more.

Planet Queer: Bertrand Mandico's 'After Blue (Dirty Paradise)'

Planet Queer: Bertrand Mandico's 'After Blue (Dirty Paradise)'

Imagine Hieronymus Bosch as a lesbian filmmaker on acid, and you've almost visualized "After Blue (Dirty Paradise)." French director Bertrand Mandico's intention is to realize his celluloid philosophy in a spectacularly visual sci-fi/surrealist-western.

Must-see summer films of 2022

Must-see summer films of 2022

Summer is the perfect time to curl up indoors away from the sweltering heat and take in some great new films. And there are many truly worthwhile films coming out this summer. Here are a few LGBTQ films that may not be on your gaydar.

Summer books round-up, part 1

Summer books round-up, part 1

Summer is alive with new books on or about queerness from a kaleidoscopically diverse array of LGBTQ subjects and authors, from a variety of literary angles. Here's Part One of a three-part sampling of what's already published or is coming up.

'Baloney' - gay burlesque show's revealing documentary

'Baloney' - gay burlesque show's revealing documentary

Combining social commentary with saucy sexy strip sketches, SF Baloney, seen mostly locally at Oasis, has received the documentary treatment from auteur Joshua Guerci, who directed, shot and edited the 75-minute film, now viewable online.

'The Sound Inside' - MTC's own private metaverse

'The Sound Inside' - MTC's own private metaverse

Adam Rapp's "The Sound Inside," making its West Coast premiere in a polished Marin Theatre Company production, is neither fish-meta nor foul-Meta. It's shaggy dog-meta; a mind-bending piece about a novelist writing a novel.

Peaches Christ's 'All About Evil' returns

Peaches Christ's 'All About Evil' returns

Natasha Lyonne stars in "All About Evil," the 2010 directorial debut by Joshua Grannell (local drag legend Peaches Christ), which gets a DVD release and a screening at the Victoria Theatre, where the horror campfest was filmed.

Fresh Meat Festival's online

Fresh Meat Festival's online

The most inclusive showcase of trans, queer, disabled and gender-nonconforming artists is this year online June 16-19, with five programs of recorded performances in music, dance, performance and other genres. Also, it's free!

Going Out, Homing's In, June 3-10, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, June 3-10, 2022

Arts, nightlife and community events continue to become more rainbow-licious at June's Pride Month gets underway. Check out Going Out, Homing's In's spectrum of listings.

'Ragtime's Leo Ash Evens: actor on his iconic musical theater roles

'Ragtime's Leo Ash Evens: actor on his iconic musical theater roles

In TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's new production of the hit musical "Ragtime," actor Leo Ash Evens gained inspiration for his role as a Jewish immigrant from his own family's heritage. He also shared stories from some other iconic roles he's played.

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.