Issue:  Vol. 44 / No. 31 / 31 July 2014

Back to the Garden

San Francisco's summer of music is upon us, with Stern Grove, Outside Lands, and a dozen other big-name festivals starting now and spilling into October (next week's issue will have a full breakdown of these festivals). But shockingly, there's never been a music festival in Northern California dedicated to LGBT music. The Luscious Queer Music Festival, happening August 22 to 24 at Saratoga Springs Retreat Center in Upper Lake, California, will change all that in a big way. (read more)

Passion and Pageantry
at GAPA's Runway XXVI

With a deft combination of satire, celebration and serious intent, the 26th annual Gay Asian Pacific Alliance's Runway pageant will fill the Marine's Memorial Theatre with friends, family and fabulousness on August 2.

For producer Alan S. Quismorio, the event blends his passion for community and theatre. (read more)

On the Tab
July 31 - Aug. 7

Tourists fill the streets, usually in sandals and white socks, walking in the wrong neighborhoods, asking where to find the Golden Gate Bridge. (read more)

Gays of Thrones

As the annual San Jose Renaissance Faire prepares to encamp at Guadalupe River Green August 2 and 3, it seems fair to inquire...could there be any royalty or groundlings of "the third sex," any "friends of Elizabeth," any "Gays of Thrones?" (read more)

On the Town - Summer and Smoke Machines

Our hat is off to Cheyenne Jackson who was in town to perform at Davies Symphony Hall with the SF Symphony Orchestra, but somehow made time to mingle with the hoi polloi last Monday at Martuni's and The Edge! (read more)

Karrnal Knowledge - Porn Wars: Episode I

The next few days are like Custer's Last Stand for Porn. So, we interrupt our regularly scheduled effusion over some hunky guy's (pick one) fat, thick, uncut, mushroom-headed cock, etc., to offer you a last ditch chance to do your thing for porn. (read more)

Shooting Stars -
Up Your Alley

The 29th annual up Your Alley Street Fair drew thousands of fans of outdoor kinky celebrations to South of Market. (read more)

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