Events :: Nightlife Events

Some Castro & SoMa bars temporarily close

Some Castro & SoMa bars temporarily close

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 28, 2021

New Year's Eve celebrations in the Castro and South of Market districts will have fewer indoor options as nearly half a dozen bars and restaurants have temporarily closed out of pandemic health concerns.

Going Out, Homing's In Dec. 24-Jan 1, 2021

Going Out, Homing's In Dec. 24-Jan 1, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 23, 2021

Whether you'll be cuddling at home sipping eggnog, planning to go out and guzzle champagne on New Year's Eve, or staying home and ignoring it all with a Netflix binge, we've got events for you, both online and not, plus updates on event cancellations.

50 years in 50 weeks; 2008's loved 'shack

50 years in 50 weeks; 2008's loved 'shack

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 21, 2021

In the second week of August, 2008, a beloved drag show reached its zenith, as host Heklina hosted the last weekly Trannyshack night at The Stud before exporting it to DNA Lounge and other larger venues.

Kung Pao Kosher Comedy: going strong after 29 years

Kung Pao Kosher Comedy: going strong after 29 years

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 21, 2021

This year's Kung Pao Kosher Comedy show is producer/comic Lisa Geduldidg's 29th edition, and offers an all-female line-up. In addition to hosting, Geduldig will perform, as will her mom, 90-year-old Arline Geduldig.

'The Matrix Resurrections' premiere @ Castro Theatre

'The Matrix Resurrections' premiere @ Castro Theatre

  • by Gooch
  • Dec 20, 2021

Many cast members of 'The Matrix Resurrections' film attended the Castro Theatre premiere on December 18, including stars Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss and director Lana Wachowski.

Going Out, Homing's In Dec. 17-24, 2021

Going Out, Homing's In Dec. 17-24, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 15, 2021

Whether you prefer to cozy up at home for some streaming fun or brave the weather for theatrical or nightlife revelry, we have ample event choices in this week's Going Out, Homing's In.

Going Out, Homing's in Dec. 10-17, 2021

Going Out, Homing's in Dec. 10-17, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 8, 2021

With so many present events happening where your presence is welcome, you might want to make a list of what's naughty and nice, or both; wait; we did that, and here it is.

B.A.R. Talks: Eighth panel shares stories of LGBT nightlife

B.A.R. Talks: Eighth panel shares stories of LGBT nightlife

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 3, 2021

Join an online chat about the historic connection between the B.A.R. and its 50 years of writing about Bay Area LGBT bars; with Sharon McNight, DJ Page Hodel, author Mark Abramson, scholar Michael Flanagan, and assistant news editor John Ferrannini.

Rizo's holiday extravaganza

Rizo's holiday extravaganza

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 2, 2021

The fabulous Rizo will bring her unique style of performing to a holiday themed show on the stage of the Great Star Theater in Chinatown on December 10 and 11.

Going Out, Homing's in Dec. 3-10, 2021

Going Out, Homing's in Dec. 3-10, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 2, 2021

Holiday events and ongoing arts and nightlife shows will warm your spirits like a hot toddy for the soul.

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 26-Dec. 3, 2021

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 26-Dec. 3, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 24, 2021

Fall becomes winter soon, but you can unfreeze your inhibitions by safely masking up where requested, and enjoy art, music, nightlife and more.

Holigay events: choral, cabaret, comedy and more for December fun

Holigay events: choral, cabaret, comedy and more for December fun

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Nov 22, 2021

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and now that the Bay Area has reopened, there's plenty to do in December. Here are several ways you can celebrate and have a joyous holiday.

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 19-26, 2021

Going Out, Homing's In, Nov. 19-26, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 17, 2021

Beefcake, Banksy, bears and Buffy! As more theaters, museums and nightclubs expand their in-person events, you can enjoy more thought-provoking art, or escapist fun; your choice.

Lena Hall: Broadway's shining star returns to Feinstein's

Lena Hall: Broadway's shining star returns to Feinstein's

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Nov 16, 2021

Departing from her guest-star turn as a chanteuse on the hit scifi TV show 'Snowpiercer,' SF-raised Lena Hall, also of 'Hedwig' and 'Kinky Boots' fame, returns to Feinstein's ballroom to perform her new cabaret concert.