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50 years in 50 weeks; 1995 rocked

50 years in 50 weeks; 1995 rocked

By Jim Provenzano

Extra Fancy front man Brian Grillo may have been the most prominent out gay rock singer of the year. The band headlined the 1995 Folsom Street Fair in one of several queer rock moments of the year.

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By Jim Provenzano | September 23, 2021

Whether you're planning to bar-hop in chaps, take in a hilarious drag show, or saunter through spacious museums, we've got a diverse array of arts and nightlife events to choose from.

By Jim Provenzano | September 16, 2021

Try to remember the kind of September when arts events did not have warnings. Try to remember to follow the guidelines and you'll enjoy the shows.


By Jim Provenzano | September 12, 2021

With a blend of the comic, erotic and intellectual, Baloney SF, the "all-male" burlesque review, finally returns to Oasis' stage for its seventh season.

By Jim Provenzano | September 9, 2021

Enjoy sly comics, super music, divas in drag or marvy museums. Arts and nightlife events await your attendance.


By Gregg Shapiro | September 7, 2021

Last year, Rufus Wainwright released his eighth pop music studio album. It was significant because it was his first in 12 years. He'll perform at Satatoga's Mountain Winery Sept. 12.

By Scott Stiffler | September 4, 2021

LA-based, globally known drag queen Sherry Vine is always on the move, and she'll bring her wacky new song parody show to SF's Oasis Sept. 9.


By Jim Provenzano | September 2, 2021

In one short column, Justin (pre-Vivian) Bond's May 21 Glam on a Rampage write-up encapsulates a wacky weekend at The Woods with the late drag persona Miss Kitty.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | August 31, 2021

Bay Area cabaret, rock and concert venues are once again filling their halls with the sound of music and laughter. Oasis, The Masonic, El Rio, Great American Music Hall and other favorite venues offer some terrific talents.


By Jim Provenzano | August 25, 2021

Cinemas, theater companies, museums and nightclubs are doing their best to follow health guidelines while keeping you entertained. Get your tickets, mask up and enjoy yourselves.

By John Ferrannini | August 18, 2021

The old Nob Hill Theatre sign will stay, but the "touch our junk" tagline is no more.


By Jim Provenzano | August 12, 2021

Theaters, bars, museums and more venues have reopened, while some have cancelled concerts (like Stevie Nicks!), but are you ready? Most Bay Area venues require proof of vaccination, so get your shots and have fun.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | August 10, 2021

The San Francisco Drag King Contest will commemorate its 25th year on August 22 with a rollicking show at Oasis. Drag king legend Fudgie Frottage will co-host the evening along with former presidential candidate, the fabulous Joan Jett Blakk.


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