If candy hearts, chocolates and bouquets of flowers aren’t your style, consider some unusual February events focusing on romance for singles, couples and, well, whatever combination shoots that arrow through your heart.
New Year’s parties can be hilarious fun or a horrid nightmare. While pretty much every bar -gay, straight or undecided- will have some sort of New Year’s celebrations, we’ve chosen the gayest, most festive, and a few straight parties with a cool queer edge.
Connie Champagne continues to uphold the Christmas spirit as she channels legendary songstress Judy Garland in her upcoming performance, “Connie Champagne as Judy Garland” at The Rrazz Room, Dec. 20 & 21.
Folsom Street Fair, the largest fetish fair in the world, and one of San Francisco’s biggest annual events, will fill South of Market’s streets with thousands of leather-clad people, and many wearing a lot less, on Sunday September 26. How do organizers manage such a big event?
The Eagle Tavern is celebrating its 13th anniversary tonight (Friday, September 17) from 8pm to 2am. Enjoy food and drink specials, get a commemorative pin, and tap your toes to live music by The Cinnamon Girls.
Luminous drag stars Peggy L’eggs, Jordan L’Moore, Precious Moments and Tinkle Peterson reunite with SLC royalty Princess Kennedy and band mates Swirly Rat Jr. & Stony Curtis. With go-go dancers the Warm Pepperettes. Special Pride season showcase co-starring Carletta Sue Kay and Brent James. $5. 9:30pm. 398 12th Street at Harrison. www.peppersprayband.com [...]
Get fired up for this year’s Burning Man, or, if you’re not going, enjoy many of the exhilarating acts, festive art, and fun-loving people at the 25th anniversary event. Enjoy a night of outside fire arts and a sculpture garden, with inside art, artifacts and dozens of hot performing acts, DJed music and festive people.
Stellar vocalist, who’s also out and gay, performs Broadway, cabaret and classic songs. $30-$45. Wed-Thu 8pm. Fri-Sat 9:30pm. Sun 7pm. thru June 27. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. at Ellis. 394-1189. www.TheRrazzRoom.com
Russian River celebrates 30 years
of women partying in the woods
by Heather Cassell
The third weekend in May, women will descend upon the sleepy resort town of Guerneville ready to sunbath around the pool in their bikinis, cocktails and tanning lotion in hand, as they enjoy wet T-shirt contests, dating games and more for the annual [...]