Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Peaches Christ

Grab that virtual wig, it’s all aboard for Oaklash!

Weekend-long Oakland drag festival Oaklash (Fri/4-Sun/6 at www.twitch.tv/oaklash2020) has become such an integral part of the Bay Area queer performance scene that I was taken aback—aback, I say—when I remembered...

Screen Grabs: Revisit the glitzy disaster of ‘Showgirls’

During a week in which a nation-shaking epidemic shutdown has managed to become a concern secondary to curfews, social chaos, and military-dictatorship-type responses to protests against police violence…which public...

Arts Forecast: We can do this!

We may be going through tough times, but we're still producing the art, music, culture, deep inquiry, and joy that continue to sustain us. It feels like organizations are...

Arts Forecast: Help save bookstores, drag queens, Frameline, more

Let's start with something positive! And then some more things positive! We deserve it. Except those of you joggers still cutting me off on the sidewalk. (For general arts...

Can drag queens beat death? Find out in ‘Drag Becomes Her’

UPDATE: 'Drag Becomes Her' has been postponed.  There are approximately 800 miles separating Seattle and San Francisco’s drag scenes. What bridges them, says RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 3 winner and...

Drag star Miz Cracker on ‘Femlins,’ feminism, and overall fabulousness

An idyllic Christmastime setting, a loving family, and the gift that keeps on giving grief. Gremlins, which celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, has all the makings of a...

Ana Gasteyer adds ‘Sugar & Booze’ to Symphony’s ‘Holiday Gaiety’

Sugar, booze, and music — these are the things that Ana Gasteyer’s holidays are made of. Top on the comedian, actress, and singer’s list of most beloved holiday sweets are...

Party Radar: A monster mash of Halloween bashes

While hardly as wild as it used to be, Halloween is still a hoot in this devilish town. Let us never forget the  year (1982) when the Bay Guardian...

The San Francisco Mint is haunted!

It’s hard to be a jaded adult and walk through a haunted attraction without failing to suspend your disbelief at least a little. “Ooh, that actor playing a homicidal maniac...

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW Let's keep this short because there's a lot to do and see, obviously! Proclamations of the SF arts scene's demise—despite the continued hounding of artists and...