Nightlife & Dining

Theater Review: "Ruthless! The Musical"

You’ve got typical hard-driving stage moms like Rose in “Gypsy.” And then you’ve got the reluctant Judy Denmark (Eileen Bowman), whose eight-year-old daughter Tina (Madison O’Donovan) was “Born to Entertain.”

But Judy, though she loves playing social secretary for Tina, really thinks having a normal childhood and getting through school will stand the girl in better stead.

Theater Review: “Ain’t Misbehavin’"

Cynthia Thomas, Tony Perry, Yvonne, Ron Christopher Jones and Anise Ritchie

What do you get when you take a quintet of terrific singing and dancing actors, add some 30 songs of the Harlem Renaissance period by the inimitable Fats Waller, and combine that with a killer backup combo?

Jim Winsor’s Out & About: Comic-Con Weekend in Hillcrest

Superheroes are descending upon Hillcrest for the 47th annual Comic-Con

Gay Pride in San Diego is over, it’s now time for Nerd Pride! Yes, Comic-Con 2016 is upon us already.

Here’s a list of geeky events happening this weekend in and around the gayborhood:

Thursday, July 21

New eatery to replace Tabletop Commons in Hillcrest

Bull and Grain will replace Tabletop Commons on University Avenue and is estimated to open in September.

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News’ own social columnist Jim Winsor has discovered that “Bull and Grain” will replace the now shuttered board game hang out and eatery Tabletop Commons on University Avenue.

Jim Winsor’s Ultimate PRE-Pride Guide

SDPIX presents Top of the Bay at Porto Vista Hotel

San Diego Pride weekend is almost here; it is coming up the weekend after this one. And what I like to call “pre-Pride” has begun.

'Straight Outta Oz' comes to the Balboa Theatre

Todrick Hall in "Straight Outta Oz."

Todrick Hall is not only an American Idol finalist, and YouTube personality, but he is also a great fan of The Wizard of Oz.

He will pay homage to the L. Frank Baum classic at the Balboa Theatre for his biographical “Straight Outta Oz.”

The Winehouse Experience pays tribute to the late 'Rehab' singer

Mia Karter and the Hits bring Amy Winehouse to Martinis Above Fourth on July 13 and 14.

Mia Karter and the Hits will bring their signature style to Martinis Above Fourth On July 13 and 14, for The Winehouse Experience.

This show is a tribute to the English singer who died in 2011 at 27-years-old. 

Karter will sing the classics accompanied by an 8-piece band with background singers, and a brass section.