Spring has quite sprung and many arts, nightlife and community organizers and producers have emerged from their Zoom caves. Chirp, chirp.
Plenty of outdoor and distanced events are worth joining this, week. But you'll pardon our recusal from 4/20, the marijuana party. Now that's legal, it's not so radical, and more like Muffin Monday. Going to bars feels more speakeasy-esque these days.
As we continue to celebrate the Bay Area Reporter's 50th anniversary, let's look to arts nightlife and community groups that share our collective history. Long-running theater companies and even new online forums span the decades.
In honor of the B.A.R.'s 50th anniversary, let's look back on the past five decades of local leather seen through the lens of the paper, which is admittedly but a smidgen of the entirety of local leather history.
Local nightlife icon and community organizer Juanita MORE! this week announced her candidacy to run for Empress of The Imperial Council of San Francisco. If elected, MORE! would become the 56th Empress.
Face it, you're itching to get out. With more museums, galleries, move theaters, bars and restaurants opening, you're allowed. Mask up, get out, have fun.
For the second time, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will host their very popular Easter party online. the event will still include the Hunky Jesus and Foxy Mary contests, plus a basket full of drag fun.
Events in arts, community and nightlife are carefully cracking open like fertile spring Easter eggs. See what's hatching in this week's Homing's In.
We care less about the royal them than we do about the royal you. Are you doing right? Would you like some music, dance, theatre, drag or DJed grooves to help you get through the days and nights? Then ye shall have it. We proclaim fun.
In what will undoubtedly be recalled as the biggest drag fundraiser in local history, Oasis nightclub's 12-hour three-camera marathon telethon more than doubled the initial goal by raising more than $253,000 through the club's March 6 online event.
March madness? No, not basketball, but the confusion we're all experiencing a year into the pandemic. Indoor? Outdoor? Keep calm, watch a play, listen to music new or classic, and tip a drag queen. The new normal's not known.
Despite a year of providing entertainment through the pandemic, the drag-focused nightclub Oasis still needs fan support to remain open. So owner D'Arcy Drollinger will host a 12-hour telethon with dozens of performers on March 6.
Sometime it feels like being the DJ on the Titanic II, part desperate distraction, part solemn duty, working to bring you entertainments and the strange dispiriting online version of community. Sometimes it doesn't.