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Frances Ruffelle: Broadway singer Live(s) in San Francisco at Feinstein's

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Sep 18, 2019
On September 27 and 28, Broadway baby Frances Ruffelle brings her show Frances Ruffelle Live(s) in New York to the elegant stage of Feinstein's at The Nikko, a show she performs monthly at Feinstein's in New York.

One Night Only with Hamilton Cast @ Herbst Theatre

By Steven Underhill | Wednesday Sep 18, 2019
Cast members from the touring production of Hamilton sang an array of songs themed Protest: Revel with Some Rebels, at the benefit on Sept. 16, with proceeds going to the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Nightlife Events Sept. 19-26, 2019

By Events Editor | Wednesday Sep 18, 2019
Fun is where the heart is, and musicians, cabaret acts and queens all over the bay gear up to entertain your nightlife desires.

Antoni Porowski: Queer Eye guy on his Combo Plate Career

By Jim Gladstone | Wednesday Sep 11, 2019
"I never imagined life would bring me to a point where I'd be sitting here staring at my cookbook," says Antoni Porowski, the Queer Eye star who will be promoting that book, Antoni In The Kitchen, at a panel discussion & recipe demo at the Castro Theatre.

Charo! Spanish singer-guitarist finds comfort in music

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Sep 11, 2019
On Friday September 20 the incomparable legendary Charo returns to San Francisco for an evening of music and 'cuchi-cuchi' at the Herbst Theatre.

Nightlife Events Sept 5-12, 2019

By Events Editor | Wednesday Sep 4, 2019
Yummy beats, tasty drinks, delicious dancers, are all on your nightlife menu.

Morgxn to rock Rickshaw Stop

By Jim Gladstone | Wednesday Sep 4, 2019
Morgxn appears at the Rickshaw Stop on September 12. That "x" marks the spot on his lifeline when he decided to own his vulnerability as part of his creativity, just a few years ago.

Gina Yashere and Friends at Freight and Salvage

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Sep 4, 2019
On Sunday, September 8 comic Gina Yashere returns to Freight and Salvage in Berkeley for a hilarious night of gay comedy. Yashere will be joined by fellow funny people Sampson McCormick, Karinda Dobbins, and Lisa Gedudig.

Nightlife Events Aug. 29-Sept 5, 2019

By Events Editor | Wednesday Aug 28, 2019
It's back to old school, with groovy retro nights, surf-psychedelic and prog-rock bands, solid house DJs and classic cocktail nights.

Robbie Robinson makes history: former bartender and barber reveals a lost gay San Francisco

By Michael Flanagan | Wednesday Aug 28, 2019
James "Robbie" Robinson visited San Francisco while stationed at Parks Air Force base in the East Bay in 1957. After being cruised on Market Street, the man led him to the Silver Dollar Bar. His visit began a gay journey in creating community.

Veronica Klaus: The much-missed chanteuse returns to Martuni's

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Aug 21, 2019
It's been several years since singer Veronica Klaus, for many years a fixture on the San Francisco cabaret scene, departed these shores for new adventures in upstate New York. But on August 31 and September 1, Klaus returns to the city where it all began.

Nightlife Events Aug. 22-29, 2019

By Events Editor | Tuesday Aug 20, 2019
Get out for nightlife fun, in the shade or under the sun.

Nightlife Events Aug.15-22, 2019

By Events Editor | Wednesday Aug 14, 2019
'Whadda you wanna do, Marty?' 'I dunno, whadda you wanna do?' Your queries have been answered.

Samantha Sidley likes girls: Pop/Jazz singer at the Rickshaw Stop

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Aug 14, 2019
Samantha Sidley cuts to the chase in her just released single "I Like Girls." The song's video begins with a tight close-up of her face. "I like girls!" she proclaims, before she starts singing.

Online Extra: Castro's Finn Town may shutter, owner says

By Sari Staver | Friday Aug 9, 2019
On the heels of the abrupt closure of several Castro restaurants this year, Finn Town, the popular Market Street "tavern with a twist," may shut its doors if business doesn't improve, the owner said this week.

Nightlife Events Aug. 8-15, 2019

By Events Editor | Wednesday Aug 7, 2019
Celebrate summer's end with fog and fun, in or out of bars and nightclubs.

Tyne Daly & Sharon Gless: 'Cagney and Lacey,' together again at REAF benefit concert

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Aug 7, 2019
On Sunday, August 18, Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless, stars of the iconic 1980s police show Cagney and Lacey, will reunite onstage at the Herbst Theater for Help Is On The Way 25, a concert and gala which will raise money for two good causes.

Caitlin Gill: Comic comes home

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Aug 7, 2019
Stand-up comic and former San Francisco resident Caitlin Gill returns to the scene of the crime on Friday August 16, when she'll appear with fellow comics Jackie Kashian and Chris Fairbanks at the Verdi Club.

Outside Lands' super-queer notables

By Jim Gladstone | Wednesday Jul 31, 2019
The annual huge outdoor, multi-stage music festival includes headliner Paul Simon, plus food, drinks, comedy, all in lovely Golden Gate Park. Here are a few select, lesser-known bands and events, including a few queer notables.

Celebrating A Star is Born: Popular musical films get a cabaret tribute at Feinstein's

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Jul 31, 2019
On August 9 and 10, a tribute to a trio of musical films makes a cabaret debut when Feinstein's at The Nikko presents 'A Star Is Born: The Concert,' a show which will offer live performances of songs from three versions of the story.

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