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Going Out, Homing's In,  Sept. 9—16, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Sept. 9—16, 2022

Still feelin' hot hot hot? It's the coolest summer we'll have again, so put it behind you and get a leg up to chill museums and theaters as arts and nightlife events refresh your senses.

Tony-winner Matt Doyle at Feinstein's: the 'Company' star comes home

Tony-winner Matt Doyle at Feinstein's: the 'Company' star comes home

Former local returns to Feinstein's this weekend as a bonafide Broadway star, shortly after winning a Tony for his role in the acclaimed revival of 'Company.'

SF Opera's 'Antony and Cleopatra' - legendary lovers inspire operatic partnerships

SF Opera's 'Antony and Cleopatra' - legendary lovers inspire operatic partnerships

Anticipation runs justifiably high for SFO's fifth production with composer John Adams' 'Antony and Cleopatra,' adapted from William Shakespeare's tragic love story, with consultation by director Elkhanah Pulitzer and dramaturg Lucia Scheckner.

The promise of 'Goddess,' Berkeley Rep's rousing new musical

The promise of 'Goddess,' Berkeley Rep's rousing new musical

A crowd-pleasing package of infectious music, thrilling choreography, vibrant costumes and charismatic performances, "Goddess," now having its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, probably already has all it takes to achieve Broadway success.

Cinematic matters: Fall Arts films, part 2

Cinematic matters: Fall Arts films, part 2

Fall films offer a variety of LGBT themes and queer-adjacent stories. As this continued list of fall offerings reveals, there are many queer artists behind the camera, even if on camera portrayals are still a mixed bag.

Paint, print, power: Fall Arts museums & galleries, part 2

Paint, print, power: Fall Arts museums & galleries, part 2

One article simply was not enough to contain the eclectic cultural riches offered this season in museums and art galleries. So, here goes with a second chapter and a palette of shows in diverse media.

Hammer to fall: The Lavender Tube on tennis, vampires, Armie's unravelling, and CNN's shifty shift

Hammer to fall: The Lavender Tube on tennis, vampires, Armie's unravelling, and CNN's shifty shift

Our intrepid TV columnist shares news about several vampire series both funny and fabled, Serena Williams's swan song in tennis, the disturbing Armie Hammer documentary, and CNN's abrupt turn to the right.

Get Lit: Fall Arts books, part 2

Get Lit: Fall Arts books, part 2

The second part of our Fall books roundup will give you an idea of what is coming to bookstores in the next several months. Highlights include a drag star's memoir, a horror film anthology, and a novel set in ACT UP New York's community.

Talk about ...pop music: Fall Arts concerts

Talk about ...pop music: Fall Arts concerts

From legacy acts to newcomers, there's an unusually queer season of pop ahead at major Bay Area concert venues. Brace yourselves for a glitter tsunami.

Going Out, Homing's In, Sept. 1-9, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Sept. 1-9, 2022

Some of our Fall Arts faves are still in preview mode, but we've got hundreds of arts and nightlife events happening today and through the week. Get out and about.

Word for word: Fall Arts books, part 1

Word for word: Fall Arts books, part 1

As the seasons change, new books rush in and readers become enthralled at who's writing, what's new, and which trending (or non-trending) subject matter authors are focusing on.

Moving new works: Fall Arts dances from Bay Area and visiting companies

Moving new works: Fall Arts dances from Bay Area and visiting companies

There's no doubt that live performances are back, and our resilient Bay Area dance community, and visiting ensembles, have emerged with a dazzling line-up of plans for the fall.

The world's a stage: curtain up for Fall Arts theater

The world's a stage: curtain up for Fall Arts theater

For the first time in three years, the Bay Area is welcoming a full-fledged fall theater season, with a parade of opening nights that starts next week and marches all the way into December at a head-spinning pace.

Screen gems: Fall Arts films to see

Screen gems: Fall Arts films to see

At least judging by summer box office standards, people are returning back to theaters, especially for blockbusters involving sequels and superhero movies. Let's look at some smaller yet more LGBT-filled fare.