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14 Jan 2020

How Drag Pageants Have Changed! The 1990’s to the Digital Now

By Eddie Jen The last time I competed in a drag pageant, it was in the nineteen hundreds. The very late nineteen hundreds. And on my third try, I won the tiara. Afterward, one of the contestants stabbed me in the shoulder. OK, she pricked me. But it was intentional. That’s the

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19 Nov 2019

Ghostbusters & More at the San Francisco Symphony!

Boasting an unforgettable theme song, proton packs, and one of the greatest comedy trios of the 1980s, Ghostbusters is at the SF Symphony this November!  Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Sigourney Weaver, star in this super fun comedy classic about an eccentric band of paranormal investigators waging battle

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18 Jun 2019

San Francisco’s Long, Passionate Affair with Carmen

For over 92 years Georges Bizet’s Carmen has carried on a great love affair with San Francisco.  Carmen made her debut with the San Francisco Opera in 1927 at the Civic Auditorium.  Over the decades, she’s continued to sing and seduce her way through some 192 performances in San Francisco,

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17 Apr 2019

Meet The Performance Artist and Drag Queen Shanita Bump

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a difference,

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13 Mar 2019

Ubuntu Theater Project Goes Underground With Year-Round Shows

Ubuntu is more than just a word, its an African philosophy inspired by connection between humans. “Ubuntu: I am a person through other people. My humanity is tied to yours. I am because we are.” The Ubuntu Theater Project is founded on that philosophy, as is explained in detail on

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08 Feb 2019

Meet Nathan Temby: Dueling Pianist At Johnny Foley’s

Around 6-8 times a month patrons at Johnny Foley’s, an Irish pub which straddles the border of the Tenderloin and Union Square, can hear the musical stylings of Nathan Temby. Temby is part of a rotating roster of pianists who perform in Foley’s cellar in what are known as “dueling piano” shows.

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09 Jan 2019

The East Bay Is Invading a Hesitant Hollywood

The 76th Golden Globe Awards aired Sunday night and reports indicate (full disclosure: I had zero interest in watching) the evening was full of scandal, awkwardness and some Fiji Water girl photo bomb situation – really nothing out of the ordinary for an event where Hollywood elite gather to congratulate

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27 Aug 2018

NYC Drag Queen Of The Week – Vicky Boofont

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress thinking he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a

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