Issue:  Vol. 46 / No. 29 / 21 July 2016

Film - More Fab than ever!

They're back, sweetie darlings! Edina and Patsy, those larger-than-life trendsetters, have returned. This time they're on the big screen, which is only fitting when one considers their big personalities. (read more)

Film - Jewish spectrum

Edition # 36 of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival unfolds July 21-Aug. 7 at venues around the Bay. The SFJFF programmers have traditionally sought to broaden our knowledge of Jewish history and culture, and provide timely updates from troubled parts of the globe. The film fest has also always been an excellent source of LGBT history. This year is no exception, which Michal Vinik's passionate Israeli lesbian teen romance Blush proves in entertaining fashion. (read more)

Television - 'Looking' back at male intimacy

HBO will premiere Looking: The Movie, the feature-length finale to its short-lived comedy-drama... (read more)

Out There - Maestro on the beach

Let's catch up a bit with the world of high culture since we've been otherwise engaged during the onslaught and aftermath of Pride month. (read more)

Out & About - Artifiying

Art heals. Art informs. Art entertains. Art reduces blood pressure. Well, I'm not so sure about that. (read more)

Theatre - Murder among the moviemakers

There is smart and then there is smart-aleck, and these twains meet with joyful friction in City of Angels. (read more)

Theatre - Hiding the gay on the French Riviera

Bay Area Musicals is ending its freshman season with La Cage aux Folles, a step further up the ladder toward a professional shine. (read more)

Theatre - Pole-dancer from the dance

Movies that are so bad that they're good, a familiar refrain, are actually a rare breed. (read more)

Film - Navigating their pregnancies

How do people react when they meet someone with a full beard, large breasts, and a pregnant belly? (read more)

Music - Summering with the SF Symphony

For symphonic music lovers, summer is usually a pretty dry season. (read more)

Music - Summer soul men

Every Maxwell studio album, and there have only been five in 20 years, is treated like an event of great musically historical significance. (read more)

Fine Arts - A California paradise of the mind

At the age of 78, Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha is operating on all creative cylinders. (read more)

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