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    Mark Cortale’s “Broadway @ The Herbst” series is bringing his cadre of Broadway legends back to San Francisco for another season.  Olivier and Tony Award nominee Ramin Karimloo will be headlining the kick off this Thursday evening, 11/8. Ramin, who was the original Phantom in Love Never Dies, the continuation of ...
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    Drag icon and horror queen Peaches Christ, best known for her outrageous Midnight Mass movie showings and elaborate Castro Theatre stage shows, is synonymous with Halloween.  Her reputation for giving audiences a complete immersion and true ‘4D’ experience is unmatched.   Peaches Christ believes in sensory ...
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    Sex and the City, which debuted 20 years ago, was not just a TV series. It was a phenomenon—a comedy, a fashion bible, a trend report, a manual to New York, a lifestyle manifesto. The show’s success, and its cultural footprint, can be attributed to several factors that amounted to a perfect storm: frank and ...
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    It was a brilliant, crisp San Francisco day as Maurice Kanbar gazed out from atop his Pacific Heights building. On the eighth floor, he could clearly see the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and the San Francisco Bay in all its glory, with a bright blue sky and fast-rolling clouds above it all. His restless mind, which works ...
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    I’m writing this from my hospital bed so forgive me if I geek out a little bit. I’ve had a lot of time to think about things – like the look of complete, rapturous desire on my lover’s face at exactly this time one week ago. Ahh, but life can change in the flutter of a butterfly’s wings. Let flash back to those ...

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Let It Go.

by David Helton in Letter from the Editor

It was a Tuesday. I remember that it was a Tuesday. I had spent all weekend working at my start up job as an office manager/marketing guru/bartender and even put in sixteen thankless hours on Monday. But on Tuesday I got home early – and by early, I mean 6pm. All I wanted to do was be alone ...
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BEBE Sweetbriar

The “The Drag Oprah”, BeBe Sweetbriar, brings you EVERYTHING in LGBTQ community News, Entertainment, Culture and Cuisine every Tuesday LIVE @ ...
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Entombed & Forgotten: Back from the Dead

by David Helton in The Scoop

As life ceases or goes dormant each year we celebrate, rather than mourn forthe new life that is being created in either the tank, the cask or the bottle that will grow with ...