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Oaklash - East Bay dragfest rocks

Oaklash - East Bay dragfest rocks

By David-Elijah Nahmod

Oakland will be a real drag from Friday April 26 to Sunday April 28 when 100 drag queens, drag kings, and radical queer performers take to the stages in Oakland for a three day drag-a-thon which will include live performances, music, vendors, and art.

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By David-Elijah Nahmod | April 17, 2019

New York drag queen extraordinaire Hedda Lettuce brings her appropriately titled show, Hedda Lettuce: Gives Great Hedda to Oasis on Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | March 27, 2019

Divas, the Polk district bar and nightclub that had long been a safe haven for the transgender community, will be closing its doors on March 30. The bar will celebrate its many years of service to the community with a closing night party.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | March 20, 2019

Divas nightclub, one of the last vestiges from the days when Polk Street was a major gay and transgender hangout, will close its doors at the end of March.

By Michael Flanagan | December 26, 2018

History sometimes seems ruled by events with unintended consequences. That certainly is the case with the Mardi Gras Ball at California Hall, which happened on January 1, 1965. It's an event that's been called 'San Francisco's Stonewall.'


By Juanita MORE! | October 31, 2018

October was cute, and it was sweet to end it with such gorgeous weather. My two monthly parties at Powerhouse have helped to raise great money for two organizations that I really care deeply about.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | October 10, 2018

He's only eleven years old, yet Desmond Napoles has already made a name for himself with appearances at New York's famed Wigstock, and cutting the opening ribbon at DragCon NYC with RuPaul.


By Jim Gladstone | October 3, 2018

This weekend brings two very different drag shows to San Francisco. At Oasis, tonight through Sunday, legendary comedienne Varla Jean Merman performs her latest solo cabaret act, the circus-themed 'Under A Big Top.'

By Juanita MORE! | October 3, 2018

When I first moved to San Francisco, one of my roommates sold a little coke and meth to help him make some extra cash while working his way through college. By that time, I had already made it through school as a devoted pot smoker.


By Jim Gladstone | September 19, 2018

The Werq the World Tour including Eureka, Aquaria, Asia O'Hara, Eureka, Kameron Michaels, Bob the Drag Queen, Kim Chi and Violet Chachki, sashays into the Curran Theater for a one-night stand on October 5.

By Steven Underhill | August 29, 2018

The Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Foundation's annual costume, drag and talent gala, Runway, took on a "Quest for the Pearl" pirate theme for its thirtieth edition, held August 25 at The Herbst Theater.


By Michael Flanagan | August 22, 2018

Charles Pierce's connection to San Francisco history is easily lost due to his larger than life personality and his talent.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | August 15, 2018

On Wednesday August 22 the 23rd annual Drag King Contest comes to the Oasis. This year's show, dubbed "Salty Swaggering Sea Men," invites audiences to man the torpedoes full speed ahead for a nautical-themed show with seamen, mermen, sailors.


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