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Homing's In, Going Out May 14-23, 2021

Homing's In, Going Out May 14-23, 2021

By Jim Provenzano

As more venues open up, you have more opportunities to enjoy art, music, nightlife and other events.

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By Jim Provenzano | May 12, 2021

The 'advertorial' cover of the March 18, 1976 Bay Area Reporter did not include news of our nation's Bicentennial celebrations, but instead the hit production of 'The Rocky Horror Show' and inside a 2-page interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger.

By Jim Provenzano | May 11, 2021

In the lengthy 'Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993,' author Sarah Schulman documents and analyzes the ideals, actions, successes and failures of the people who made up the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power.


By Jim Gladstone | May 11, 2021

Denmo Ibrahim's ambitious new play will be presented online with the help of some new technology that moves beyond Zoom recitations and recorded shows.

By Jim Provenzano | May 8, 2021

In six episodes made by six directors, FX's Pride Docuseries showcases six decades of stunning and deeply touching interviews and archival footage to visualize the more than half century of LGBTQ struggles and achievements.


By Jim Provenzano | May 7, 2021

Museums and nightlife venues are opening, cautiously, so we've changed the title of our expanding ever-shifting events in arts, nightlife and community.

By Jim Provenzano | May 4, 2021

1975 was a great year for B.A.R. covers, but the most legendary image of the year is assuredly that of Empress Doris riding an elephant down Polk Street for the annual Gay Freedom Day Parade. How did it happen? And why?


By Gregg Shapiro | May 4, 2021

After a brutal winter, made even more difficult by the pandemic and killer storms, the Spring Equinox has arrived and warmer weather days are in sight. The following new non-fiction books are a good way to welcome the new season.

By Jim Provenzano | April 29, 2021

Continuing the Bay Area Reporter's 50th anniversary celebrations, May 6 kicks off our B.A.R. Talks series, with veteran photojournalist Rick Gerharter, who will discuss his career and new project, curating the GLBT History Museum's B.A.R. online exhibit.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | April 27, 2021

The 1906 play 'God of Vengeance' caused a sensation. When performed on Broadway in 1923, the cast was arrested on obscenity charges due to its lesbian kiss.Yiddish Theatre Ensemble's new online adaptation begins May 2.

By Mark William Norby | April 27, 2021

In the new poetry collection 'Swallow' by Sam Rush (Sibling Rivalry Press), we're given a lot of content that wakes up the reader into identity, forms, breaking forms, and into freedoms that are part of our constant becoming.


By Jim Provenzano | April 25, 2021

Queer comic fans, rejoice. 'Alice In Leatherland,' the series by writer Iolanda Zanfardino and illustrator Elisa Romboli follows a young woman's journey to San Francisco and its sexy subcultures.

By Jim Provenzano | April 15, 2021

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.


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