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The Edwardian Ball: Gorey-inspired party celebrates 20 years of magic

The Edwardian Ball: Gorey-inspired party celebrates 20 years of magic

By David-Elijah Nahmod

The Edwardian Ball returns for its 20th anniversary. The two-day extravaganza, which takes place at The Regency Ballroom, promises to be a fusion and a celebration of art, music, theater, fashion, technology, and of the creations of the late Edward Gorey.

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By Jim Gladstone | January 15, 2020

When Broadway star Kate Baldwin ('Finian's Rainbow,' 'Hello Dolly!') takes the stage at Feinstein's at the Nikko next weekend, you'll notice something unusual. The two-time Tony nominee's music director and accompanist is a woman, Georgia Stitt.

By Michael Flanagan | January 8, 2020

Tim Lewis has been making music and defining the visual landscape of San Francisco for over forty years. There have been peaks during this period when he was playing as many as three gigs a night, and lows where it has been weeks before performances.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | January 8, 2020

Tony-nominated Broadway star and cabaret legend Sharon McNight returns to San Francisco, a city she once called home. The diva extraordinaire will be performing a very special show, Homecoming: The San Francisco Years, January 15 and 16 at Feinstein's.

By Ando Caulfield for Drew Altizer | January 8, 2020

Beach Blanket Babylon came to its last show on January 31, 2019, and California celebrities showed up in abundance.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 23, 2019

Drag superstars BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon will join forces onstage on December 28 at the Victoria Theater for a post-Christmas Christmas show. The show is part of a national and UK tour.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 18, 2019

Lea DeLaria brings her one-of-a-kind stage persona to Feinstein's at The Nikko (on Dec. 28 & 28), where she'll sing, tell jokes, and be her characteristically outrageous self.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 18, 2019

On Saturday December 21, cabaret chanteuse Connie Champagne returns to Martuni's to perform a Christmas concert as the iconic Judy Garland. Playing Garland has been a big part of Champagne's singing career.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 11, 2019

The Countess Katya Smirnoff-Skyy returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on December 19 for a three-night stand in which she will usher in the holidays with songs, stories and strong cocktails designed to make your Yuletide gay.


By Jim Gladstone | November 26, 2019

Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley spend about half their working life in their underwear. Collectively known as The Skivvies, they'll perform 'Touch My Elf,' a one-night-only concert of holiday and pop song mashups at Feinstein's, with special guests.

By Jim Gladstone | November 26, 2019

Emily Skinner, the singer-actress known for a her breakout role in the underrated cult favorite 1997 musical 'Sideshow' performs a 5pm show on December 8 as part of the intimate Orinda Theatre cabaret series.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | November 13, 2019

Steve Grand is returning to San Francisco for two concerts at Feinstein's at the Nikko. The adorably cute and openly gay singer-songwriter will appear on November 20 and 21 to perform a medley of hits from his two albums, and several cover songs.

By Jim Gladstone | October 16, 2019

In the depths of the New York winter, Caissie Levy will be defrosted. Bay Area audiences can preview the thaw as Levy brings a mix of backstage stories and folk-pop arrangements of theater songs to Feinstein's at the Nikko.


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