It was like having a Google Bus driven through my heart when I read the news that gay Mission bar Esta Noche was closing after 34 years. I had not been there for a while and decided to return to check out the reaction of the community.
Every year when the week surrounding the Mr. San Francisco Leather contest rolls around, there is a flurry of activity that will keep any local leather kinkster as busy as they want to be; the Mr. SF Leather contest and other events are covered.
This week we’ve got dildo flicks from five decades and two continents. On the more successful side is a C1R anthology, I Can’t Fit That in My Ass! But I’ll Try. It’s a bit of a mystery DVD. Cast members are listed on the box, but nowhere are we told who’s in each scene, or which movie a scene came from. I did the research. I’m just that kind of guy.
San Francisco’s 49th annual Imperial Coronation, themed A Killer View: An Evening of International Mystery, Bond Style, was one for the record books: two qualified candidates for Emperor and two for Empress, the best attendance in a decade, gorgeous sets, extraordinary floral décor, dazzling entertainment, show-stopping emotional moments, and nearly $60,000 given away to other charitable organizations that night!
The Academy of Friends gala is definitely a party thrown for a good cause with proceeds going to HIV and AIDS services. But if it’s out of your price range, we’ve got you covered with some other Oscar celebration ideas.
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.
Devilishly sensual porn man Drew Sumrok burned out the lights while burning up the stage recently at the Nob Hill Theater, causing both genders in the joint to give up gasps and greenbacks in appreciation.
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.