DJ Wayne G spun Prideful funky grooves at Brian Kent's Daytime Disco, a scenic airy rooftop party at the Virgin Hotel (250 4th St.) on June 15. Guests enjoyed the views, music and mid-Pride month fun, while some sported glamorous retro attire.
With pre-Pride events added each day, there's even more going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.
Alleged thespian Martha T. Lipton will be teaching an acting class in the Fez Room at Oasis on June 24. It will be a class like no other, because Lipton is a failed actress.
The third annual Clusterfest, presented by Comedy Central, takes over the Bill Graham Auditorium and Civic Center Plaza this Friday through Sunday. The notably diverse three-day line-up features some of the most interesting queer comedians working today.
There's a feeling of celebration around the return cello-vocal duo, husbands Branden James and James Clark., for this year's Pride. They'll play Friday and Saturday night shows at Feinstein's at the Nikko, and bring a new style to favorite songs.
"It's the worst thing to watch someone jerking off their ego on stage," says actor Garrett Clayton, discussing how he came up with his non-jerky shared debut cabaret act which he brings to Feinstein's at the Nikko on June 21 and 22.
Every year for decades men have descended on Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend for an annual leather pilgrimage otherwise known as International Mr. Leather (IML), as did I this past week.
On Thursday, June 13, pro wrestlers fly into the center ring for a Pride event that offers something a little bit different. Pro wrestlers at El Toro's SF Slam10: Pride On The Line, with host Pollo Del Mar!
On June 7, Queer folk punk girl band Polythene Pam will be throwing a party at The Lost Church. With song titles like "Middle Age Transexual Theme Song" and "Invertible Penis," you know that you're in for something a little bit different.
The National Center for Lesbian Rights celebrated its 42nd anniversary on May 18 at the Marriott Marquis with a VIP dinner, dancing, face-painting and entertainment afterward at Metreon City View.
Paranoia, red-baiting and homophobia swept across the United States in the early 1950s like a cold fire, and San Francisco was not exempt from its reach. The vile Joseph McCarthy and his toady Roy Cohn engaged the country in the Army-McCarthy hearings.
Tom Reardon returns to Feinstein's at The Nikko for his eighth show on May 16 and 17. The singer, who also performs in musical theater, will offer his usual eclectic mix of songs: everything from The Great American Songbook to Bob Dylan and Fleetwood Mac.