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Street scene

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Vol. 47 • No. 32 • August 10-16, 2017

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Queer comics shine

D’Arcy Drollinger and Sergio Lobito in “Bitch Slap.”

Glamour meets treachery

by David-Elijah Nahmod

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illed as the largest South Asian Comedy Fest in America, the latest edition of the 4th annual Desi Comedy Fest will begin on Aug. 10 at Cobb’s Comedy Club in North Beach. By the time it concludes on Aug. 20 at the Marines Memorial Theater, dozens of comics will have taken to the stage in nine Bay Area cities.

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Desi Comedy Fest comedian Karinda Dobbins.

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Courtesy the artist and Casemore Kirkeby

Mr. Pam

Arcy is a prolific genius,” proclaimed drag artist Matthew Martin as he prepared for his role in “Bitch Slap,” D’Arcy Drollinger’s mad send-up of 1980s soap operas. See page 18 >>

Courtesy Jennifer Graham

by David-Elijah Nahmod

August in the art galleries by Sura Wood

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o you’re in town for August, beach vacations and overseas trips over and done, and you’re casting about for edifying, dare we say, enlightening ways to spend your time. Here are a few suggestions. See page 24 >>

Lance Brewer, “enchant away the rigid Furiae” (2017), pigment print.

August 10, 2017 Edition of the Bay Area Reporter  

The undisputed newspaper of record for the San Francisco Bay Area LGBT community and the oldest continuously-published gay newspaper in the...

August 10, 2017 Edition of the Bay Area Reporter  

The undisputed newspaper of record for the San Francisco Bay Area LGBT community and the oldest continuously-published gay newspaper in the...