Events :: Nightlife Events

Going Out, August 10—18, 2023

Going Out, August 10—18, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 10, 2023

From wild to mild, sexy gogo guys at Beaux and virtuous vocalists are among our many nightlife and arts listings, this week and every week.

GAPA Runway 2023 'Into the Looking Glass' celebrates queer/trans Asian Pacific Islander excellence

GAPA Runway 2023 'Into the Looking Glass' celebrates queer/trans Asian Pacific Islander excellence

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Aug 8, 2023

For decades, GAPA Runway has celebrated queer and trans Asian Pacific Islander excellence with a dazzling pageant. This year's pageant promises to be as fabulous as ever.

Going Out, August 3—11, 2023

Going Out, August 3—11, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 3, 2023

Sip a beer with pals at The Midnight Sun, take in "The Tudors" at the Legion of Honor, or clap along to the rousing "Tina Turner Musical" at the Golden Gate Theatre. We've got all this and many more nightlife and arts listings, this week and every week.

Going Out, July 27—August 4, 2023

Going Out, July 27—August 4, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 27, 2023

Whether you're strapping up or stripping down at the Up Your Alley Street Fair, or fanning out in finery at a summer music concert, we've got the deets, this week and every week in Going Out.

Drag King Contest returns to Oasis

Drag King Contest returns to Oasis

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jul 25, 2023

The 27th Annual San Francisco Drag King Contest comes to Oasis on August 6, and King extraordinaire Fudgie Frottage says that 27 is his lucky number. Frottage will co-host the contest with beloved Sister Roma.

Going Out, July 20-28, 2023

Going Out, July 20-28, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 20, 2023

From packed patio parties (and packed jock straps!) to contemplative art museum collections, a wide array of nightlife and arts listings await your selection, this week and every week in Going Out.

Going Out, July 13-21, 2023

Going Out, July 13-21, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 13, 2023

From cute cubs to crowned queens, nightlife's rousing. Flamenco, Modern and more rev up in dance, plus museums and galleries, and more music than an earful, all in this week's Going Out.

Help is On the Way 27: REAF's latest dazzling fundraiser

Help is On the Way 27: REAF's latest dazzling fundraiser

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jul 11, 2023

Cast members from the new touring company of the classic musical "Les Miserables" will join other Broadway and cabaret stars at the Marines' Memorial Theater on July 16 for "Help is On the Way 27: Broadway & Beyond," the latest REAF fundraiser.

Going Out, July 6-14, 2023

Going Out, July 6-14, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 6, 2023

From drinks to drag to dinosaurs, we've got nightlife, performing arts and science exhibits to quench your thirst for knowledge, or just a beer.

Going Out, June 29-July 7, 2023

Going Out, June 29-July 7, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 29, 2023

Are you exhausted? Got the post-Pride blues? Relax with some cool art exhibits, fun theatrical shows, or sip a beverage at your favorite bar.

Going Out, June 22-30, 2023

Going Out, June 22-30, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 21, 2023

Here we go! The last week of June is full-on LGBTQetc. Pride. It's time to stand out, be out, and go out to arts and nightlife events all over the Bay Area.

Oakland Black Pride returns with expo, brunch

Oakland Black Pride returns with expo, brunch

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jun 21, 2023

Pride Month doesn't end with the last Sunday of June this year — across the bay from San Francisco's parade and celebration, Oakland Black Pride will be just about to get underway.

DJ Hodel is back spinning, celebrating 40 years

DJ Hodel is back spinning, celebrating 40 years

  • by Heather Cassell
  • Jun 20, 2023

The music was pumping and the dance floor and bar were packed at Oakland's White Horse Bar last month.

Juanita MORE!'s Pride and joy

Juanita MORE!'s Pride and joy

  • by Christopher J. Beale
  • Jun 20, 2023

San Francisco drag legend Juanita MORE! is in mid-preparation for what is always, and promises to be, a wall-to-wall weekend of events during this year's Pride celebrations.