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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.

Carole Cook: the legendary actress returns for REAF benefit concert

By Jim Provenzano | Wednesday Jul 31, 2019
Carole Cook, the veteran actress who toured Australia as Dolly Levi, who played "everything from Medea to Mame," returns for her twenty-fifth performance at the REAF Help is on the Way benefit concert, August 18 at the Herbst Theatre.

Nightlife Events Aug. 1-8, 2019

By Events Editor | Wednesday Jul 31, 2019
Pull up to the bumper for auto-motivated amusements; meaning, get yourself out to have fun.

Kings in the North: Medieval drag kings prepare for battle at Oasis

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Jul 31, 2019
San Francisco's annual Drag King Contest returns to Oasis on August 4 for its 24th year, with a grand celebration of fantasy, thrones and bones.

Nightlife Events July 11-18, 2019

By Events Editor | Wednesday Jul 10, 2019
It's the hottest summer ever, so hide out in cool bars and nightclubs as the planet fries.

Cazwell's cool, still catchy: Hip-Hop hunk's back at Oasis

By Jim Provenzano | Wednesday Jul 3, 2019
He's made ice cream trucks and lace-pastel shorts sexy, he saw Beyoncé at Burger King, and now hip-hop gay hunk Cazwell returns to Oasis on Friday July 5 to simply say, "I Love You."

Nightlife Events July 4-11, 2019

By Events Editor | Tuesday Jul 2, 2019
Even post-Pride, LGBT events thrive and flourish. Get poppin' to your favorite bars and nightclubs.

Pride at the Disco @ Bespoke, Westfield Mall

By Cornelius Washington | Tuesday Jul 2, 2019
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence celebrated Pride in the Westfield San Francisco Center on Friday June 28 with a happy hour disco party at Bespoke.

Pride 2019: Pride-alicious! Musicians and MCs on the big show

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Jun 26, 2019
SF Pride promises a plethora of exciting live entertainment on the mainstage, Sunday June 30. From drag queens to singers, to political leaders and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the line-up offers a wide variety of sights and sounds.

Nightlife Events June 27-July 4, 2019

By Events Editor | Wednesday Jun 26, 2019
From Pride devotion to Americana explosions, this dual holiday week is packed with sparkly fun. Bars and nightclubs will be busy, so get your tickets early wherever possible.

From Stonewall to the White Horse: The Bay Area's part in uprisings that changed the world

By Michael Flanagan | Wednesday Jun 26, 2019
Unlike 1969's Stonewall, disturbances in San Francisco started over job rights. Because the disturbances spread and issues multiplied, they would eventually include at least three bars, including Oakland's White Horse.

Shared fantasies: Justin Lehmiller on the science of sexual desire

By Race Bannon | Sunday Jun 23, 2019
In this column, I'll share some insights from Justin Lehmiller, an esteemed Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute and author of the book 'Tell Me What You Want: The Science of Sexual Desire.'

Clusterfest's GLBT comics shine

By Jim Gladstone | Wednesday Jun 19, 2019
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.

Nightlife Events June 20-27, 2019

By Events Editor | Wednesday Jun 19, 2019
We're winding up Pride month with plenty more rainbowl-you-over events.

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