Going Out, Homing's In Sept. 24-Oct. 1, 2021

by Jim Provenzano

Bay Area Reporter

Thursday September 23, 2021

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

Cal Performances
Classical and modern music, dance and theatre works, plus online discussions. Sept. 29, 4pm: "Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror" (also on-demand through 2021). Oct. 3, 3pm: violinist Tessa Lark and pianist Amy Yang. https://calperformances.org/

"Chess in Concert" @ Alcazar Theatre
42nd Street moon's new concert production of the musical (book by Richard Nelson, lyrics by Tim Rice and music by ABBA's Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson). Sept 24-26. $45. 650 Geary St. https://42ndstmoon.org/chess

Circus Bella
The fun acrobatic ensemble performs at outdoor parks on various dates through October. https://www.circusbella.org

Gay Men's Sketch @ online/Mark I Chester Studio
Join the weekly online Zoom drawing session, with male models. Next date: Sept 21. 6:30pm. $20 suggested donation. https://www.instagram.com/gaymenssketch/

Marga Gomez
Marga Gomez  

"Marga Gomez: Spanking Machine" @ The Marsh
The acclaimed comic, writer and storyteller returns wither new show about Catholic school kinks and more. $20-$100. Fri & Sat 8pm. Thru Oct. 23. 1062 Valencia St. www.themarsh.org

New Conservatory Theater Company
LGBT theater company presents Season 2 of "In Good Company," a podcast for when life goes off-script; also, "Hold Me the Forgotten Way," an audio play collaboration by Harrison David Rivers. www.nctcsf.org

San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company streams weekly new plays, readings, arts talks, improv and more; hosted by Rodney Earl Jackson, Jr., and Marcelo Javier. They've also returned to in-person shows. https://www.twitch.tv/sfbatco

Theatre Rhino
Gay-themed plays, most performed by John Fisher, free and archived on youTube. Sept, 25, 8pm: "Big Apple." http://www.johnfisher.biz/

Jaime Cortez & Yosimar Reye
Jaime Cortez & Yosimar Reye  

Jaime Cortez, Yosimar Reye @ SF Public Library/Zoom, YouTube
Cortez discusses his first collection of short stories, "Gordo," set in a migrant workers camp near Watsonville, California in the 1970s. Publisher's weekly writes, "Cortez celebrates Chicano life in this exuberant collection." Sept. 26, 2pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/195423349266452/

Literary Speakeasy @ Martuni's
James J. Siegel's monthly author series at the intimate martini bar's back room this time features author Matthew Clark Davison, musical guest Dawn Oberg, and poets Keith Donnell Jr., Jacques J. Rancourt, and Jacki Rigoni. Sept. 30, 7pm. 4 Valencia St at Market.

Ann Hampton Callaway @ Yoshi's
The talented singer performs her new cabaret concert, 'Diva Power,' featuring songs made famous by/or composed by Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Anita O'Day, Edith Piaf, and others. $24-$59. Sept. 30, 8pm. 510 Embarcadero West. https://yoshis.com

Ann Hampton Callaway @ Yoshi's
Ann Hampton Callaway @ Yoshi's  

Blood, Sweat, & Tears @ Yoshi's
The classic rock-blues band performs their hits. $50-$90, Sept 27, 8pm & 10pm. 510 Embarcadero West. https://yoshis.com

BratPack @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
1980s movie music-themed concert; retro '80s attire welcome. $35-$104. Wed-Sat 8pm. Sept 23- Nov 11. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinssf.com/

Noe Music
Online concerts in many genres; classical, folk, early music. https://www.noemusic.org/

Noontime Concerts @ Old Saint Mary's Cathedral
Enjoy weekly concerts in a variety of genres, Tuesdays at 12:30pm. 660 California St. www.noontimeconcerts.org

Old First Concerts
Enjoy live streaming and archived music concerts of classic, and contemporary music. Sept 25, 8pm: pianist Stephen Prutsman's eclectic concert (Bach, Genesis, Yes). Oct. 1, 8pm: int Planet. https://www.oldfirstconcerts.org

San Francisco Bach Choir
Weekly online concerts of classical music and other genres. https://sfbach.org/

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus
Enjoy music videos and programs like the Pride Showcase 2021, "Wired." Also, video of the May 22 outdoor mini-concert, and a version of Todrick Hall's "Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels." Also, Behind the Curtain series and Summer Reruns. https://www.sfgmc.org/sfgmctv

San Francisco Opera
Recorded and live concerts. https://sfopera.com/

San Francisco Performances @ Herbst Theatre
Fall season of chamber music, classical and vocal concerts and recitals at the Herbst Theatre. 401 Van Ness Ave. http://sfperformances.org/

San Francisco Symphony
In-person concerts return to Davies Symphony Hall. Also, Digital Soundbox includes programs curated by Esa-Pekka Salonen. https://www.sfsymphonyplus.org/

Polythene Pam @ The Ivy Room
Polythene Pam @ The Ivy Room  

Polythene Pam, The Secret Emchy Society, Scorpio Moon @ The Ivy Room
Enjoy queer cowboy heartache songs, fun queer pop (The Pams' CD release!), and Americana from the three local bands, at the East Bay nightclub. $7-$10. Sept. 26, 4pm-9pm. 860 San Pablo Ave., Albany. www.eventbrite.com

SF Jazz Concerts
Jazz concerts will bring you good vibes. The acclaimed venue brings their concert series online with talented musicians. Weekly "Fridays at Five"; Sept. 25 & 26: Pat Metheny in his new trio, Side-eye, with James Francies and Joe Dyson. https://www.sfjazz.org

Sounds of Broadway
24/7 radio station plays classic Broadway songs, with interviews and trivia shows, too. https://soundsofbroadway.com/

(For expanded streaming online films and TV listings, see older event listings)

"Everybody's Talking About Jamie" @ Century 9 Cinema
Film adapted from the play about a gay teenager from Sheffield, who dreams of life on stage as a drag queen; at SF's Century 9, 845 Market St.; Amazon Prime Sept. 17. www.cinemark.com

'Nuclear Family' on HBO
'Nuclear Family' on HBO  

Films @ Roxie
Watch new and repertory films in-person and online. 3117 16th St. https://www.roxie.com/

LGBTQ History Month @ Revry
The LGBTQ streaming media network showcases historic documentaries and narrative films. https://watch.revry.tv/Movies

"My Name is Pauli Murray" @ Landmark Theatres
Candid new documentary about the pioneering, non-binary attorney, activist and author. www.landmarktheatres.com

"Nuclear Family"
New three-part HBO documentary about a pioneering lesbian couple whose lives raising children and custody rights are explored. https://www.hbo.com/nuclear-family

"On Broadway"
Oren Jacoby's fascinating documentary about the rise and fall — and rise — of Broadway show history includes dozens of stage stars; at Landmark Embarcadero, Shattuck, and San Rafael cinemas. https://www.landmarktheatres.com/san-francisco/embarcadero-center-cinema

"Poly People" @ Vudu
Comic mockumentary about a group of queer polyamorous people in a reality show. www.vudu.com

"Q-Force" on Netflix
Animated comic parody of spy capers features several LGBT characters and voice actors (Sean Hayes, Wanda Sykes). See feature article with co-creator Gabe Liedman. Netflix

"A Wake"
Gay-themed drama about clashing and romantic reunions at a family funeral; available on iTunes/Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu, and through local cable & satellite providers. https://www.bgpics.com/

ArtSpan's Open Studios
ArtSpan's Open Studios  

Ark @ SF Art Institute
A historic collection of 100 new works curated for auction; a direct expression of how Bay Area artists have endured the pandemic while envisioning what to carry forward into the future. Sept. 16-30. https://www.svaneff.org/ark-exhibition-auction

ArtHaus 25th Anniversary
Gallerists James Bacchi and Annette Schutz celebrate their gallery's silver anniversary with a group retrospective exhibit. 228 Townsend St. http://www.arthaus-sf.com/main-gallery/

ArtSpan's Open Studios
47th annual citywide celebration of visual artists in all media. Take a tour, visit solo and group studios, buy some art. Sept. 16- Nov. 21. https://www.artspanart.org/sfos2021

Asian Art Museum
teamLab: continuity, an animated ecosystem of lush imagery drawn from nature and East Asian art. Other exhibits include "Memento: Jayashree Chakravarty and Lam Tung Pang," "After Hope: Videos of Resistance," "Zheng Chongbin: I Look for the Sky," and historic works. Fri-Mon 10am-5pm. Thu 1pm-8pm. 200 Larkin St. asianart.org

Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
"New Time: Art and Feminisms in the 21st Century" showcases 140 Works by a range of contemporary Feminist artists; thru Jan. 31. Also, "Quilts, Blankets, and Tapestry: Contemporary Art and Textiles," "Ron Nagle: Handsome Drifter," "Folk and Modern Art in Postcolonial India") and art films streamed online and screened outdoors (BYO chairs). 2155 Center St., Berkeley. www.bampfa.org

California Academy of Sciences
The fascinating science museum includes live creatures (aquarium, terrarium) and educational exhibits. Mon-Sat 9:30am-5pm. Sun 11am-5pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. https://www.calacademy.org/

Cartoon Art Museum
"The Legend of Wonder Woman," a new exhibition celebrating 80 years of DC Comics' iconic Amazon, featuring comic books, merchandise, and original illustrations by many of Wonder Woman's most prominent artists. Also at the Fisherman's Wharf gallery; contemporary and historic original cartoon, comic and graphic novel art exhibits, including "A Treasury of Animation" and "Emerging Artists Showcase: Lawrence Lindell," as well as books and prints for sale. Sat & Sun 11am-5pm. 781 Beach St. https://www.cartoonart.org

Catherine Clark Gallery
Stephanie Syjuco's video installation "Native Resolution," plus other works. In-person limited attendance. 248 Utah St. https://cclarkgallery.com/

Chabot Space & Science Center
Online programs include live science programs each Wed., 10:30am, virtual telescope viewings each Sat. 9pm. Free/$15. 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland (opens in Nov.). chabotspace.org

Chinese Cultural Center
"Women: From Her to Here," an in-person and online exhibit focusing on women Asian diasporic cultures, including diverse gender and sexual identities, with video and film works, mixed media installation, photography, painting, featuring Bay Area filmmaker Madeleine Lim; New York-based spoken word performance artist and activist Brad Walrond; Bay Area-based Tina Takemoto, Chelsea Ryoko Wong, and Heesoo Kwon; Nicole Pun from Hong Kong; three artists from Taiwan; Beijing-based Luka Yuanyuan Yang; and the archives of the Queer Reads Library in collaboration with Mixed Rice Zines. https://www.cccsf.us/

Conservatory of Flowers
Online Zoom classes, and beautiful indoor and outdoor floral exhibits in the classic arboretum; special events and parties return soon 100 JFK Drive, Golden Gate Park. Free/$12. www.conservatoryofflowers.org

'Judy Chicago: A Retrospective' @ de Young Museum
'Judy Chicago: A Retrospective' @ de Young Museum  

Contemporary Jewish Museum
The spacious downtown museum includes "Experience Leonard Cohen" with a series of four solo exhibitions by contemporary artists George Fok, Judy Chicago, Candice Breitz, and Marshall Trammell, all inspired by the life and work of the revered singer-songwriter; also, Julie Weitz' "Golem: A Call to Action," thru Dec. 5, "Levi Strauss: A History of American Style," and Stephen Berkman's "Predicting the Past: Zohar Studios, The Lost Years," an immersive photography installation about a mythical 19th-century Jewish photographer. Free/$16. 736 Mission St. thecjm.org

de Young Museum
Major exhibits include "Judy Chicago: A Retrospective," "Hung Liu: Golden Gate," thru Mar. 13, 2022; "Nampeyo and the Sikyátki Revival," thru Feb. 2023; also, collections of American, African, Oceanic, costume arts, sculpture and more. Tue-Sun 9:30am-5:15pm. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive. deyoung.famsf.org

Exploratorium Events
Talks, and demos with a science theme, including comet-cam and more. Weekly After Dark nighttime parties have returned. Pier 15. www.exploratorium.edu

"Future Lore of Blackness: Nyame Brown" @ re.riddle Gallery
Afro-futurist fantasy and science-fiction visuals that elevate black communities in paintings. Opening reception September 3, 4pm-7pm; Wed-Sun 11am-6pm thru Sept. 1632 Market St. https://www.reriddle.com/

GLBT History Museum
Gilbert Baker's original rainbow flag on display, plus ongoing exhibits. Online exhibits include "Stories of Our Movement: Bay Area Reporter at 50." Also, "Legendary: African American LGBTQ Past Meets Present," "Fighting Back," a series that brings together community leaders, experts, historians and activists to explore lessons from the past that might be useful in formulating resistance efforts today; "Reigning Queens: the Lost Photos of Roz Joseph," curated by Joseph Plaster; and other exhibits. Online events as well. 4127 18th St. www.glbthistory.org

Gregangelo Museum
Take online tours at the 27-room mansion filled with eccentric unusual interactive artworks and performances. www.gregangelomuseum.com

Harvey Milk Photo Center
View online exhibits of masterful photographic art. https://www.harveymilkphotocenter.org/

Immersive Van Gogh
Projected images of the Impressionist painter's works will dazzle in the spacious venue. SVN West, Van Ness Ave. at Market. $25-$40 and up; extended through Nov. 7. vangoghsf.com

Wangechi Mutu's art @ Legion of Honor
Wangechi Mutu's art @ Legion of Honor  

Legion of Honor
European and ancient art, giant Renaissance landscapes and historic paintings, plus classical sculptures and contemporary works. From Degas, Manet, Caillebotte and Vuillard to Egyptian, Greek and Roman artifacts; also Wangechi Mutu's fascinating modern outdoor and indoor sculptures. Tue-Sun, 9:30am-5:15pm. Free/$15. legionofhonor.famsf.org

Minnesota Street Art Project
Multiple galleries host different artist exhibits. https://minnesotastreetproject.com/

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
New and ongoing exhibits. 2869 Mission St. missionculturalcenter.org

Museum of the African Diaspora screens award-winning films, with multiple talks and music performances online as well. https://www.moadsf.org/

"Monolith" @ Southern Exposure
Group exhibit with Charmaine Bee, Edgar Fabián Frías, Leena Joshi, Liz Roberts and Jess Robbins exploring personal narratives. Sept 18-Oct. 16. 3030 20th St. https://soex.org/projects-exhibitions/monolith

Museum of Craft & Design
"Call & Response: Craft as a Tool for Activism," and other exhibits online. https://sfmcd.org

My Park Moment @ Presidio
Large scale outdoor exhibit of visitor-submitted images in local and regional state parks; at the new Tunnel Tops. https://www.presidiotunneltops.gov/

Nancy Toomey Fine Art
Online and in-person exhibits. 1275 Minnesota St. nancytoomeyfineart.com

NIAD Exhibits
The art studio for developmentally disabled adults shares online exhibits and sells beautiful works of art; in-person window displays and weekly online exhibitions. New: "I See What You're Feeling," a group exhibit. www.niadartstore.org

'Mothership: Voyage Into Afrofuturism' @ Oakland Museum
'Mothership: Voyage Into Afrofuturism' @ Oakland Museum  

Oakland Museum
New: "Mothership: Voyage Into Afrofuturism," a relevant and timely exhibition that imagines the world through a Black cultural lens; thru Feb 27, 2022. Other exhibits: "You Are Here: California Stories on the Map" (through 2022), "Black Power" and "Dorothea Lange: Photography as Activism" (both ongoing). 1000 Oak St., Oakland. museumca.org

The Pink and Purple Church in the Castro
Online multimedia exhibit documenting the history of Metropolitan Community Church, its LGBTQ-inclusive services and outreach through the AIDS pandemic. http://arspgallery.com/mccsf-exhibit-main/

SF Museum of Modern Art
Diego Rivera's massive 1940 mural "Pan American Unity," on display during its restoration. Also, video art pioneer Nam June Paik retrospective, the first U.S. show of this size, with 200 items and beguiling installations; thru Oct. 3. Also, Joan Mitchell retrospective (opens Sept. 4). View Pop, Abstract, and Figurative art collections; Warhol, Rosenquist, Lichtenstein, to name a few. Bay Area Walls mural project, the outdoor vertical garden and Olafur Eliasson's sparkling one-way color tunnel. Free/$25; reserved, timed ticketing. Mon 10am-5pm. Thu 1pm-8pm. Fri-Sun 10am-5pm. 151 Third St. www.sfmoma.org

Virtual Burn
Burning Man artists participate in events, online chats, celebrations and art displays. Thru Sept. 7. https://virtualburn.burningman.org/booth/

Walt Disney Family Museum
Located in The Presidio, the museum dedicated to the art of Disney films hosts online and in-person exhibits, classes and events. 104 Montgomery St. www.waltdisney.org

"When the Conference Heard from the Street: Scenes from the Sixth International Conference on AIDS, 1990"
New exhibit of photos and text about the events of 1990 by photographer Rick Gerharter, journalists Liz Highleyman and Tim Kingston, at San Francisco Main Library, 6th floor, Skylight Gallery. On view thru October 9. Also, the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center has reopened. 100 Larkin St. https://sfpl.org/

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Various exhibits indoors and out; re-opened to limited capacity. "Echo Location: The Cultural Geopolitics in South of Market," thru Oct. 3. https://ybca.org

Brüt FLSM Friday @ The Great Northern
Brüt FLSM Friday @ The Great Northern  (Source: Steven Underhill)

Bearracuda @ Public Works
Ursine Folsom week festivities, with DJs Horse Meat Disco and Mateo Segade. $60-$80. Sept 24, 9pm-3am. 161 Erie St. www.eventbrite.com

Beaux Events
Big Top drag show Sundays; drag brunch, Pan Dulce Wednesdays, dance nights and more. 2344 Market St. https://www.beauxsf.com/

Bootie Mashup
Adriana A and guest DJs blend pop hits to danceable grooves in live-streams. In-person nights have returned at DNA Lounge, 375 11th St. https://www.twitch.tv/BootieMashup. https://www.dnalounge.com/

Bounce @ Lookout
Weekly Saturday night dance party at the Castro bar with the panoramic view. 9pm-2am. $5. 3600 16th St. at Market. http://www.lookoutsf.com/

Boy Division
DJ Xander hosts the Twitch online edition of the New Wave retro-fun dance party. Sept 24 online Folsom-themed frolic, 8pm-12am. www.twitch.tv/deejayxander

Brüt FLSM Friday @ The Great Northern
Dance in your straps and chaps at the annual popular party, with DJ Morabito, clothes check, and hot men. $40-$145. 10pm-4am. 119 Utah St. www.eventbrite.com

Club Papi, Drag Brunch @ Beaux
Nightlife's back at the popular Market St. club, with drag entertainers, gogo studs, drinks and food. Sat & Sun, 2pm & 4pm. https://www.beauxsf.com/

Curbside Cabaret with Carly Ozard @ Poesia
The talented vocalist performs participatory concerts at the Italian restaurant. $10. Sat, 5pm-8pm. Sun 3pm-7pm. 4072 18th St. https://www.poesiasf.com/

DJ Don Baird @ The Hole in the Wall
The fave local rock DJ's returned to the SoMa "friendly neighborhood gay bikers" bar; Thursdays and Fridays. 1369 Folsom St. https://blackwolfmetal.com/ Also, listen online: https://www.twitch.tv/donbaird

Drag Brunch at Curio
Rexy hosts 12pm & 2pm drag shows (with Kylie Minono, Kipper Snacks, Bionka Simone) with brunch. 775 Valencia St. https://www.curiobarsf.com/

Events @ The Edge
Musical Wednesdays, Beards & Booze and other events have returned to the popular bar. 4149 18th St. www.edgesf.com

Frolic @ SF Eagle
The furry cosplay dance party returns from hibernation, with DJs Pepe, LycanCatt, NeonBunny, and Khatalyst; now second Saturdays at The SF Eagle. $8-$12. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St. http://frolicparty.com/

Megahood 2021 @ South of Market
Megahood 2021 @ South of Market  (Source: Rich Statdmiller)

The Immortal Reckoning @ SF Mint
Peaches Christ and the "Into The Dark" crew present a new interactive horror show and tour, with live performers, plus a bar, snacks and a shop, all in the historic Mint. Sept. 23-Oct. 31, Wed-Sun. $50-$70. 88 5th St. www.terrorvault.com

Women, trans & queer bar';s weekend fun: Sept 24: Haul SF with DJs River & Livv. Sept. 25: DJs China G & Alex D. $10. Sunday brunch 11am-5pm, then Folsom leather party 7pm-10pm.. 2700 16th St. http://jolenessf.com/index.html

Martuni's Monday Happy Hour
Pianist Russell Deason hosts the return of the fun weekly open mic gathering. 5:30pm-8:30pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market.

Megahood 2021 @ South of Market
The Folsom Street Fair returns to its roots, apparently, but with few specifics on the website. $10-$20. Sept. 26, 11am-6pm. Masks required. https://www.folsomstreet.org/

Mr. Leather Queen @ District 6
Outdoor Folsom-themed dance-cruise party, with DJs Alex Acosta and Arno Diem, VIP areas, goo guys, multiple bars. $30-$80. 12pm-7pm. 428 11th St. www.eventbrite.com|

Muévelo @ Que Rico, Oakland
Valentino Presents' new East Bay Latin club is already a hit. Enjoy the new nightclub's weekly dance party with DJed grooves, drag divas, and go go studs. Fridays, $10 and up, 9:30pm-3am. 381 15th St., Oakland. www.quericonightclub.com

DJ Brian Urnamita @ Port Bar, Oakland
DJ Brian Urnamita @ Port Bar, Oakland  

Northern California Renaissance Faire @ Hollister
the annual festival of historic cosplay, knights, queens, jesters, ale and ladies in waiting returns. Sept 18- Oct. 24. 10031 Pacheco Pass Hwy, Hollister. $20 and up; group rates. https://norcalrenfaire.com/

Oasis Events
In-person shows have returned, including Baloney, the 'all-male' burlesque show, Sept. 16-25. $25-$50. 7pm. Also, Folsom Sunday only $5, 12pm-10pm. And, Princess, the new weekly Saturday night drag show; 'Chromatica' drag show and party Sept. 30, 10pm-2am. Brazil-themed Safada, Oct. 1, 10pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Outdoor Movies @ Dirty Habit
The stylish Hotel Zelos bar screens movies each Sunday through October. Oct 10: "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything." Oct. 17: "Sister Act." Proceeds benefit local nonprofits. $17. 8pm. 12 4th St. https://www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/zelos/dirty-habit

Pan Dulce @ Beaux
The weekly Latin dance night returns (Wednesdays), as have other events at the popular Castro nightclub. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Pervert XXL @ The Midway
Leather weekend all-night dance event with DJs Paolo Fragoso, Tom Stephan, Nina flowers and J Warren, dancers, light show and bars. $120-$150. 10pm-8am. Sept 25. 900 Marin St. www.xoxopresents.com

Port Bar, Oakland
Sept. 24: DJ Brian Urnamita at DTF Friday. Wednesdays are a Drag shows at 9pm, 10pm,11pm; Sunday Brunch, Big Gay Trivia on Tuesdays, 8pm, "RuPaul's Drag Race" episode watch on Thursdays, dancing on Saturday nights, and more events at the Oakland bar. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com|

Powerhouse Bar
Enjoy indoor and outdoor drinks at the popular SoMa bar, re-opened. Underwear Thursdays and other events. 1347 Folsom St. https://www.powerhousebar.com/

Real Bad 32 @ 1015 Folsom
Grass Roots Gay Right Foundation's 32nd dance party, with DJs Matt Effect, Russ Rich, and Paul Cowling; Beneficiaries: San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus and Solano Pride Center. $120. Sept. 26, 8pm-2am. 1015 Folsom St. www.realbad.org

Red Hots Burlesque
Enjoy drag and strip shows, music acts and more in online performances.

Red Light @ Social Hall
Brin Kent Productions' big Folsom-themed dance party, with DJs Ralphi Rosario, Dan Darlington, live male burlesque strip acts and cruise areas. $75-$145. 10pm-4am. 1270 Sutter St. https://masteurdome.com/

SF Eagle
The famed leather bar, re-opened, has numerous events. Sept. 24, 9pm-2am: Prowl, with DJ Brent Milne and a cigar bar. $15. 398 12th St. https://thesfeagle.com/

Eagle guys
Eagle guys  (Source: Rich Stadtmiller)

Lone Star Saloon
Events at the historic bear bar, plus regular nights of rock music and patio hangouts. 1354 Harrison St. https://www.lonestarsf.com/

Suavecito @ Space 550
Valentino Presents and Club Papi present a new weekly Latin dance night with DJs Mike, Mr. Biggs, and Lola; Sonora Tropicana band, drag acts by Dorys, Ms.Lola, Delilah BeFierce and Betty Fresas; gogo guys galore, three dance rooms, outdoor lounge. Saturdays, $15-$25. 9:30pm-3am. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.suavecitosf.com

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The (mostly) Country music line-dancing, two-stepping night returns in-person, August 8, 5pm-10:30pm. $7. Space 500, 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Thirst Trap Thursdays @ Dirty Habit
New weekly event on the heated 5th floor outdoor terrace of Hotel Zelos, $5 benefits the SF Queer Nightlife Fund. 5pm-10pm. 12 4th St. https://www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/zelos/dirty-habit$ 7pm.

Varla Jean Merman's "Little Prick" @ Oasis
The statuesque drag singer-comic returns with a new show that skewers the pandemic. $25-$50. 7pm. Sept. 29-Oct. 2. 298 11th St. www.eventbrite.com

White Horse Bar
Enjoy outdoor dining and drinks at the famous Oakland bar. 6551 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. whitehorsebar.com

X Rated @ City Nights
Ky Martinez' Folsom-themed circuit party, with DJs Mohammad, Alexander, Alex Ramos. $90-$130. Sept. 26, 10pm-4am. 715 Harrison St. https://www.kymartinezevents.com/

"Being Seen"
GLAAD's podcast focuses on the Black gay and queer male experience, hosted by Darnell Moore, producer of Being Seen and singer, actor and activist, Lawrence "Miss Lawrence" Washington. www.beingseenpodcast.com

Broadway Podcast Network
Enjoy talks and audio performances with writers, composers, actors and professionals in theater. https://broadwaypodcastnetwork.com/

Broadway Radio
Online Broadway music radio station featuring the best in the Off-Broadway, Broadway, and the London stage, hosted by Stuart Brown. https://broadwayradioprograms.com/

Community Talks @ Manny's
In-person and online events discussing local and global community issues. 3092 16th St.

"Elton John's Rocket Hour"
The gay music megastar hosts his weekly music show on Apple. https://www.apple.com/apple-tv-app/

"In the Key of Q"
Podcast with interviews and music selections by LGBTQ musicians. https://www.inthekeyofq.com/

"LGBT Asylum Project Podcast"
Creator and host of the LGBTQ Asylum podcast is 28-year-old Sayid Abdul, a queer Uighur refugee who was granted political asylum in 2018. https://www.lgbtasylumproject.org/

"Midnight Mass Podcast"
Peaches Christ presents an online audio show with Michale Varrati about horror and cult movies; on Apple and Spotify. http://store.peacheschrist.com/

"Out in the Bay"
The long-running LGBT radio show, offline for a few years, has returned with new podcast episodes, and an extensive archive. Host Eric Jansen welcomes artists, community leaders and celebrities. https://www.outinthebay.org/

Planet Classroom
Instructional podcasts on a variety of issues, including LGBT subjects. https://www.planetclassroom.world/browse/

"Probably True"
Podcast with queer stories, "a smutty-but-charming collection of personal misadventures." https://www.probablytruepodcast.com/

"The Qube"
E3 Radio's black LGBTQ radio show and podcast. https://e3radio.fm/the-qube/

Queer Powers
Indie channel of chats radio shows, vintage zine archives and drag shows. https://www.queerpowers.com/

"A Queer Serial"
LGBT-themed podcasts with voice actors such as Sam Pancake ("Transparent," "Gilmore Girls"), Matthew Reimer, Radical Faeries' Will Roscoe and Joey Cain, and Chicago performers Salvio Gado and Jon Martinez, along with real recordings of pioneers including transgender entertainer Christine Jorgensen, civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, and lesbian journalist Edythe Eyde. https://www.mattachinepod.com/

"Queer Nightlife Talks"
Blog and links to talks among Bay Area nightlife organizers and producers, with community input and opinions. Tune in, offer assistance or thoughts. sfqueernightlifefund.org

"Queercore Podcast"
"The QueerCore Podcast," hosted by August Bernadicou, elucidates radical, LGBTQ activists' histories. New: Lynn Segerblom, cocreator of the rainbow flag. Also; Phyllis Lyon, Don Kilhefner, Jack Fritscher, drag rocker Jayne County, Vanguard" Editor Keith St. Clare, a Theater of the Ridiculous oral history, and veteran gay rights activist and prolific author Perry Brass. New: SF Tavern Guild cofounder and bar owner legend Robbie Robinson. Also, the Rev. Ed Hansen, veteran activist Martha Shelley; community activist Gene Fedorko, pioneering LA gay dance club owner Jewel Thais-Williams, and punk drag rock sensation Jayne County. https://www.queercorepod.com/

Taimi Talks
LGBTQ personalities (Jason Wimberly, Chris Mosier, Monique Heart and others) share guest-talks on various topics, with/on the Taimi app. (Apple Store or Google Play). https://taimi.com/

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