Whether you’re celebrating Irish heritage or the moving from darkness into light and the green that spring will bring, there are a number of places to celebrate Celtic Pride in the Bay Area this year.
With a wise and worldy perspective, several local women comics are standing up to sexism, homophobia and other cultural malaises by helping us to laugh at such ignorance. Insightful truths are often the funniest, and these women –lesbian, queer and straight– have performances through the month.
The 544 Natoma Performance Gallery was the City’s first openly gay performance space. It was great for edgy art, theater, music, and dance. Town and Country, my show of black and white photos, depicted the grit and spit of urban drugs and bondage juxtaposed against the sweat and stink of Russian River cowboys.
The Academy of Friends hosted its dazzling 34th Oscar Gala at Terra Gallery last Sunday and the buzz was incredible! Following the lead of the Academy itself, they used the ‘Wizard of Oz’ theme to great effect with several guests dressing the part as well.
You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy a few drinks this weekend, but whether you’re a teetotaler or a total tramp, keep it down if someone’s singing or speaking; not that some performers don’t like a rowdy crowd, and plenty of wild times are available.
Race Cooper, the star of numerous gay porn videos for five years (Militia, Hot Wired, In Deep, Stud Finder, to name a few) now shares fitness tips as a trainer.
Don’t let the title “Dream Time” give you the idea that this movie’s a bower of romance. Some top flight stars are all dressed up in runway couture. If you like Topher Dimaggio’s sleek, slick look, you’ll eat up how it’s been applied to the rest of the cast.
D’Arcy Drollinger’s “whitesploitation” drag satire musical ‘Shit & Champagne’ continues to kick up the laughs.