Archive for the 'drag show' Category

On the Tab, May 1-8, 2014

Red dress drag, hunky man drag, leather drag; honeys, you’re born naked and the rest is all drag. So drag your butt out for some fun, no matter what you’re (not) wearing.

Jazz Hands

Baghdad by the Bay just got a little naughtier. On Friday, April 25 at 7pm, the fabulous Divas will be at Beatbox to present ‘Jazz Hot Casino Cabaret,’ a fundraiser for the iconic and beloved San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus.

On the Tab, April 10-17, 2014

A quartet of fabulous women with stellar vocal talent lead our listings this week. Oh, and Japan’s wacky pop-punk band gets a nod. Ogle gogos, slurp cocktails and enjoy a week of nightlife fun.

On the Tab, April 3-10, 2014

We celebrate the best of the Bay Area this week, and each week, yours truly selects the best of possible outings, events, and whatever washes up between my oceans of spam email.

On the Tab, March 13-20, 2014

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.

Gender Schmear

On March 13, Keshet, an advocacy and networking group for LGBT Jews, will host Gender Schmear, a wildly fun party in celebration of Purim, an annual Jewish festival.

On the Tab,
March 6-13, 2014

Authentic, unique sounds are the attraction this week, along with performers’ sartorial savvy. This week, dress up, iron your shirt, skirt or skort, get out and stay classy.

Bon Temps

The Big Easy comes to San Francisco on Saturday, March 1. On that naughty night, Krewe de Kinque will host Bal Masque XI at Club 180 at the Arc of San Francisco. The fun and frolicking will benefit a most worthy cause: raising funds so that SF Night Ministry can establish a Castro District minister.

On the Tab,
Feb. 27-March 6, 2014

Going out and having fun; taking risks, be they at shows where things are on fire, or exhibits with live fanged animals; yes, they will take place this week.

Honey, Honey

It seems as though Honey Mahogany is everywhere these days. The season 5 ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ contestant has released an album, and recently played herself on the fourth episode of HBO’s gay series ‘Looking.’ She’ll soon be appearing at the hot Market Street nightspot Martuni’s.

Cold Soul:
Hard French’s Winter Ball

If you just can’t wait to shake your tail feathers at Hard French, their annual Winter Ball, Feb 22, dolls up in formal finery, and drops fans at Santa Cruz’s historic Coconut Grove.

The Next ‘Big Wig’

This Saturday, Heklina cohosts the fifteenth Trannyshack Star Search competition, the annual epic, “no drags barred” event to find the next big drag star. Heklina took some time from rehearsal for her Hawaii Trannyshack show to talk to me about her experiences as a drag performer and the upcoming competition.

On the Tab
Feb. 20-27, 2014

Is it possible to enjoy a musician’s talent without ever seeing how cute she or he is? Whether they’re gay (Aiden James, Eric Himan) or straight (Jon McLaughlin), we wonder if they shouldn’t also market cuddle toys in their likeness. But really, even if these musicians weren’t so adorable, we’d still be their gleeful shills; really.

On the Tab
Feb. 13-20, 2014

Happy Valentine’s/Flag/Presidents’ Day Full Moon weekend! If you have a day off, celebrate however you like; at dance nights, concerts and comedy shows.


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