Issue:  Vol. 47 / No. 8 / 23 February 2017
Killer queens : Out & About; arts events Feb. 23-March 2, 2017

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Online Extra: Political Notes: Latino moderate to chair Democratic Party

After both gay contenders dropped out prior to the vote, Democrats elected a Latino moderate as chair of the national party. (read more)

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Gay park superintendent returns to Bay Area

Looking over a large-scale model of the Presidio near the entrance to the new visitor center for the former army base turned national park, Craig Kenkel pointed to the Batteries-to-Bluffs trail as one of his favorite places in the park. (read more)

CA PrEP program delayed

Problems with California's AIDS Drug Assistance Program are leading to the delayed launch of a program that would help people statewide get access to PrEP. (read more)

SF Pride GM noms announced

An award-winning author, a black songstylist, a trans dance company founder, and a gay nightlife impresario are among the 10 individuals who have been nominated for San Francisco Pride community grand marshal. (read more)

Docs show city familiar with Ghost Ship site

Oakland officials recently revealed documents related to the Ghost Ship fire that show police and others were familiar with what the warehouse was being used for long before 36 people were killed there in December. (read more)

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Television - Queer history comes alive

The LGBT community's most eagerly awaited television event comes to small screens with the Feb. (read more)

Dance - Monster mash

It was a dark and stormy night inside the Opera House, with rain streaking across the scrim as the orphan girl knocked at the door of the Frankenstein mansion. (read more)

Fine Arts - Magical mystery tour

How can you have a show about the counterculture that's short on sex, drugs and rock & roll? The answer is: with difficulty. (read more)

Out There - Short but not slight

Out There goes to the screenings of Academy Award-nominated short films that show at Landmark Theatres during Oscar season every year. (read more)

Film - Acting Oscars & diversity: a history

Denzel Washington (Fences), Ruth Negga (Loving), Mahershala Ali (Moonlight), Viola Davis (Fences), Naomi Harris (Moonlight ) and Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures ) garnered Oscar acting nominations for performances in 2016's films, a record for black actors. (read more)

Out & About - Killer queens

Enjoy arts with a dark and nasty twist this week; a musical drag parody of a Hitchcock film, singing assassins, a gay cannibal drama and a campy cannibal musical. (read more)

Theatre - American psychos

There had never seemed a right time to produce Assassins. (read more)

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