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Matthew Martin's greatest hits: Entertainer returns to Oasis

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Jul 18, 2018
Popular drag artist Matthew Martin begins a three-night engagement at Oasis on July 26. Best known for his tongue-in-cheek homages to the classic leading ladies of Hollywood, Martin describes the new show as a mash-up of his greatest hits.

LGBTQ lives explored in SFJFF 38

By David Lamble | Wednesday Jul 18, 2018
The 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival returns, with 49 programs including a handful of LGBTQ-themed features.

Melissa Etheridge on High Octane

By Sari Staver | Wednesday Jul 18, 2018
Melissa Etheridge will rock the Bay Area this month with two outdoor evening concerts on the weekend of July 21 and 22.

Golden Boy of the Silver Screen

By Tavo Amador | Wednesday Jul 18, 2018
Exceptionally handsome, tall, buffed, blonde, blue-eyed, Tab Hunter - named by agent Henry Willson, who also christened Rock Hudson - was labeled the "Sigh Guy," and had countless teenage girls (and boys) fantasizing about him.

Avant-garde work set in historic house

By Roberto Friedman | Wednesday Jul 18, 2018
Joe Goode's new world premiere "Still Standing" led us through San Francisco's historic Haas-Lilienthal House during the course of the performance. It runs through Aug. 5 there.

Summer in the theater with Sondheim

By Jim Gladstone | Wednesday Jul 18, 2018
My favorite moment in "Sunday in the Park with George" is when the titular artist, George Seurat, describes the inventiveness of the pointillist brushwork in "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Grand Jatte."

More name games

By Gregg Shapiro | Wednesday Jul 18, 2018
There isn't much joy to be found on Current Joys' debut visual album "A Different Age" (Danger Collective).

Summertime ovations

By Philip Campbell | Wednesday Jul 18, 2018
"Summer with the Symphony" concerts, the all-purpose two-month fix for staycationing Bay Area music-lovers, continues at Davies Symphony Hall through Aug. 3.

Oedipal complex among lesbians

By Jim Gladstone | Wednesday Jul 18, 2018
"Oedipus at Palm Springs," written and originally performed by the Five Lesbian Brothers collaborative, is particularly reliant on the performers' delivery rather than the plot.

Season of Trump Baby

By Victoria A. Brownworth | Wednesday Jul 18, 2018
To paraphrase Robert Browning, "Ah to be in England, now that Trump Baby is there."

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