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Ruthie Foster: soulful sassy singer's new CD

Ruthie Foster: soulful sassy singer's new CD

By Gregg Shapiro

Out singer and songwriter Ruthie Foster has the kind of voice that can give you chills and warms your heart at the same time. Soulful, sassy and as powerful as a transformer, her new Cd is a recorded live concert with big band style.

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By | May 26, 2020

From museums to drag shows, male burlesque to Pride stories and film festivals, access upcoming and ongoing online arts, nightlife and community events.

By Gregg Shapiro | May 26, 2020

Whitney Houston and Janet Jackson super-hit albums are reissued on vinyl


By Tim Pfaff | May 26, 2020

It's both amazing and somehow gratifying that the literary genre of the closet novel still has any juice left. Two just hit the market: Mark Rader's debut novel, 'The Wanting Life' and Jessica Anthony's 'Enter the Aardvark.'

By Gregg Shapiro | May 26, 2020

Fans of slow-paced tension will probably find something to like about 'Clementine,' a new lesbian-themed indie film by writer-director Lara Jean Gallagher.


By Jim Provenzano | May 25, 2020

Dekkoo, the premiere subscription-based streaming service dedicated to gay men, announced its jury-selected winner and audience favorite short films as part of its 'Love & Distance' short film competition.

By Jim Provenzano | May 21, 2020

Whether you're new to the hilarious camp play, film and series, or a diehard fan, be sure to tune in May 31, when The Del Shores Foundation presents a one-night-only benefit reading of Shore's comedy, 'Sordid Lives.'


By Gregg Shapiro | May 19, 2020

As musical genres go, slowcore (or sadcore, if you please) had its share of devotees and detractors. Early Day Miners' 2000 debut album Placer Found features the band's cofounder, now out and gay lead singer Daniel Burton.

By Jim Provenzano | May 19, 2020

With so many arts organizations suffering amid the pandemic, many nonprofits are banding together to get more government support and online patronage, and offer it to artists and other nonprofits.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 19, 2020

The Lavender Tube on Christina Applegate's 'Dead to Me' in it second season; Monica Raymund's compelling P-town portrayal in 'Hightown,' plus some uplifting and idiotic media moments.

By Jim Provenzano | May 19, 2020

With the cancellation of in-person events for the popular annual Bay Area Book Festival, online events continue through May and June, including a talk with acclaimed gay author Garth Greenwell.


By Jim Provenzano | May 18, 2020

Music of Remembrance, the Seattle-based arts presenter, shares streaming performances of Jake Heggie's 'For a Look or a Touch' the gay-themed music drama inspired by the true love story of two young men who were doubly targeted in Nazi Germany.

By Jim Provenzano | May 15, 2020

Arts, nightlife and community events offer a wide variety of viewing fun and interactive opportunities.


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