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Going Out, June 20-28, 2024 arts & nightlife events
Going Out, June 13-21, 2024 arts & nightlife events

Going Out, June 13-21, 2024 arts & nightlife events

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 12, 2024

The rainbow avalanche of arts and nightlife events continues, and you should dig in and enjoy the ride. Check out all the events in Going Out.

Sean Patrick Murtagh — Concert pays tribute to Sondheim's divas

Sean Patrick Murtagh — Concert pays tribute to Sondheim's divas

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 11, 2024

On June 22 Bay Area native Sean Patrick Murtagh returns to San Francisco to perform his critically acclaimed show "Beautiful Girls: A Tribute to Sondheim's Divas."

Remembering Gina LaDivina: Trailblazer, performer and local trans icon

Remembering Gina LaDivina: Trailblazer, performer and local trans icon

  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Jun 9, 2024

When Gina LaDivina performed "Don't Rain on My Parade" at the opening of the Stud on April 20 I had little idea it would be the last time I would see her perform. The longtime drag artist died on June 4 after a brief illness.

Going Out, June 6-14, 2024 arts & nightlife events

Going Out, June 6-14, 2024 arts & nightlife events

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 6, 2024

From gay baseball games to favorite comics, deluxe drag and fascinating musical theater, we've got it all in Going Out.

Going Out, May 30-June 7, 2024 - arts & nightlife events

Going Out, May 30-June 7, 2024 - arts & nightlife events

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 29, 2024

Are you a bit theatrical? You're not the only one. There are so many new and fabulous shows that we're going to focus on those first, followed by literary events, music of all kinds, art exhibits and of course nightlife, all in Going Out.

Ivy Riot! Pride Month series gives center stage to the queer musicians & community

Ivy Riot! Pride Month series gives center stage to the queer musicians & community

  • by JL Odom
  • May 28, 2024

In the East Bay, the owners of The Ivy Room are going above and beyond for Pride month by hosting an unprecedented 19 music and community events.

Going Out, May 23-31, 2024; arts & nightlife events

Going Out, May 23-31, 2024; arts & nightlife events

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 23, 2024

June is just around the corner, and you know that means extra super Pride LGBTQ events. But this week we've got plenty of queer stuff, as well as some other interesting arts and nightlife events for you to attend, in Going Out.

Cockettes Nouveau in 'Dirt! Sex! Passion!' - next gen theater revives drag troupe's quirky cabaret

Cockettes Nouveau in 'Dirt! Sex! Passion!' - next gen theater revives drag troupe's quirky cabaret

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • May 21, 2024

The Cockettes are back. Actually, it's the next generation of The Cockettes, who perform under the name Cockettes Nouveau. They're just as outrageous as their predecessors. It's must-see fun at Oasis.

Going Out, May 16-24, 2024 arts & nightlife events

Going Out, May 16-24, 2024 arts & nightlife events

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 16, 2024

We love a classy benefit, especially one with notable local celebrities. Also, local theater, dance and music concerts are worth your time and money, in Going Out.

Bare Chest Calendar Men 2025

Bare Chest Calendar Men 2025

  • by Larry Rich
  • May 13, 2024

The Bare Chest Calendar held their finals contest for Team 2025 at the DNA Lounge on May 5. The event was hosted by Rosie Fingers from Full Queer Wrestling and Miss GAPA 2023, Kiki Krunch.

Going Out, May 9-17, 2024

Going Out, May 9-17, 2024

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 9, 2024

Classic and new stage plays, intriguing artwork, comedy cleverness, stellar music performances and festive nightlife; it's all in Going Out.

Oaklash unleashed! Oakland's three-day celebration of trans and queer performance returns

Oaklash unleashed! Oakland's three-day celebration of trans and queer performance returns

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • May 7, 2024

Oaklash, Oakland's annual celebration of queer and trans performance, is back, and it promises to be wilder than ever. The party takes place on the weekend of May 17.

'A Strange Loop' Pride night

'A Strange Loop' Pride night

  • by photo by Steven Underhill
  • May 5, 2024

Cast members of Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer and Tony-winning musical "A Strange Loop" schmoozed with patrons at a special LGBTQ Pride night on May 1. The unique must-see play, about a Black queer playwright, wowed audiences, and runs through May 12.

Going Out, May 2-10, 2024

Going Out, May 2-10, 2024

  • by Jim Provenzano, Arts Editor
  • May 2, 2024

From delicate dances to robust theatrics, Bay Area arts and nightlife events spring forth, including the queer rock cover band GayC/DC, who perform at The Ivy Room in Albany on May 3. Rock on with plenty more events in Going Out.