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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.