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Nightlife Events  Jan. 16-23, 2020

Nightlife Events Jan. 16-23, 2020

By Events Editor

What if you went to a bar or nightclub you've never visited before? Would you feel nervous, self-conscious? Out of place? Disrupt the dress codes, and unspoken ageism and race codes at Bay Area bars and clubs. Be the unexpected.

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By Race Bannon | January 15, 2020

Ask a local San Francisco leather person what they're doing on a Sunday afternoon and you'll often here them say they're going to the beer bust. That typically means the weekly Sunday SF Eagle beer bust.

By Jim Provenzano | January 8, 2020

The 50th anniversary of The Cockettes was celebrated at the Victoria Theatre on Jan. 4 with hours of numbers from original Cockettes musicals, and other songs.


By Events Editor | January 8, 2020

Now is the winter of our discoteque, or disco, but no techno. Anyway, shake a tail-feather to cool comedy, dancing bears and Bowie tributes.

By Ando Caulfield for Drew Altizer | January 8, 2020

Beach Blanket Babylon came to its last show on January 31, 2019, and California celebrities showed up in abundance.


By Events Editor | December 30, 2019

Are you ready for a new year of nightlife fun? It's arriving, ready or not. Will our '20s be roaring with flappers and bootleg gin? Doubtful. More like floppers on TikTok and bootleg vapes. Either way, Happy New Year.

By Race Bannon | December 30, 2019

What might a modern day kinkster want to see happen in 2020 that could make their lives better while strengthening the kink communities overall? I'm sure you have your own list, but here's what I'd like to see transpire in the new year.


By Juanita MORE! | December 30, 2019

Nightlife icon and community activist Juanita MORE! shares her thoughts on 2019's ups and down, and projects to look forward to in 2020.

By Steven Underhill | December 30, 2019

Our prolific photographer Steven Underhill attended hundreds of events last year. Here are our favorites from 2019.


By Events Editor | December 23, 2019

Are you ready for a new year of nightlife fun? It's arriving, ready or not. Will our '20s be roaring with flappers and bootleg gin? Doubtful. More like floppers on TikTok and bootleg vapes. Either way, Happy New Year.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 18, 2019

Lea DeLaria brings her one-of-a-kind stage persona to Feinstein's at The Nikko (on Dec. 28 & 28), where she'll sing, tell jokes, and be her characteristically outrageous self.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 18, 2019

On Saturday December 21, cabaret chanteuse Connie Champagne returns to Martuni's to perform a Christmas concert as the iconic Judy Garland. Playing Garland has been a big part of Champagne's singing career.

By Race Bannon | December 18, 2019

The Powerhouse also held its inaugural Ms. Powerhouse Leather contest recently. I'm using both new contests here as an illustrative point that San Francisco's leather bars are now officially shared space. Welcome to the modern queer leather bar.


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