Saturday’s second annual Red Dress Ball at Lookout benefited AIDS Life Cycle with all kinds of interpretations of the theme, from head-to-toe drag to athletic unshaven men in tight elastic red cocktail dresses.
Fans of gay comics and graphic novels got a triple dose of talent at receptions held at Magnet and Truck last weekend. Justin Hall (Glamazonia), Ed Luce (Wuvable Oaf) and Jon Macy (Fearful Hunter) premiered original framed artwork.
Our porn columnist responds to the “vituperation and hysterical condemnation expressed—most all of it from porn biz insiders” over his perceived insult to a director, and surveys sex scenes in cramped spaces.
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence’s annual Easter in the Park moved to Golden Gate Park, due to construction at Dolores Park. But despite the change, festivities took place with the usual merriment and frivolity.
Given the hallucinogen-hazed history of drag ensemble The Cockettes, and the second hit revival of Thrillpeddlers’ ‘Pearls Over Shanghai,’ which includes many scenes in an opium den, one might ask, ‘Does the cast party?’
A laugh riot took place at The Big Gay Comedy Show, held at the Marines’ Memorial Theatre on Sunday, April 13. Host Bruce Vilanch headlined the stellar comedy show, which featured Marga Gomez, Ali Mafi and other talents.
It was a bittersweet farewell to Tinker’s Damn, the South Bay’s oldest gay bar, throughout the weekend of March 28 to 30. Upward of an estimated 400 guests came out to have one last drink and say goodbye to Tinker’s Damn, perhaps the oldest gay bar in Santa Clara.
The Drag Queens of Comedy invaded the Castro Theatre on March 29 and laughter has been reverberating throughout the Castro neighborhood ever since. Donna Sachet also attended many other notable nights out, and offers a heads-up on upcoming events.
Our Bestie DJ, and cover guy, if you hadn’t noticed, is the adorable Brian Maier, who chatted after his photo shoot at the 440. His boyfriend Kyle Krebs hung out nearby, friends greeted him, and despite the fact that he doesn’t drink beer, he affably posed with a glassful.