Arts & Entertainment

LGBT Films at the 35th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is pleased to present the following films showcasing LGBT stories from around the world with a Jewish perspective during the 35th edition of the festival. Since 1966, Danny Fields has played a pivotal role in music and “culture” of the late 20th century: working for the Doors, Cream, Lou(…)

“Youth in Revolt: The Adventures of Nick Twisp” Opens at The Raven in Windsor

  The hilarious, take-no-prisoners play about a cynical, sex-obsessed teenager’s pining love for an intelligent girl- Released in 2009 as a major motion picture from Dimension Films starring Michael Cera, Steve Buscemi, Zach Galifianakis, Jean Smart, Ray Liotta, Fred Willard, Mary Kay Place, Portia Doubleday and Justin Long- is about six months in the life(…)

“Tapas” Tours Sonoma County with it’s Exciting New Short Plays

Pegasus Theater Company is taking Tapas, its 9th Annual New Short Play Festival, on the road. We’ll be serving up 11 performances of 7 tasty short plays by Northern California playwrights in 4 different towns over the course of 5 weekends. Jim Maresca and Rusty Thompson in Surveillance by Scott Kersnar Photograph by Noel Yates(…)

New Millennium Writings Announces “Love Wins” Essay Competition

To celebrate the recent SCOTUS ruling on marriage equality, New Millennium Writings (NMW), an award-winning literary journal founded in 1996, is hosting a special “Love Wins” essay competition. NMW will call for essays asking people what the recent SCOTUS decision means to them and their community. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in the NMW anthology and on their website.(…)

Holly Woodlawn, Warhol’s Great Superstar, Is In Very Bad Shape In L.A.

  Even if you haven’t seen Holly Woodlawn’s memorable work in seminal queer films such as Trash (legendary director George Cukor touted her work as worthy of an Oscar nomination) and Women in Revolt, you likely know her reputation from the immortal Lou Reed anthem “Walk on the Wild Side.” The late rock star singled out(…)