The New Face of Out Comedy: Janine Brito

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Wait ’til you hear her rant on Kate Middleton’s naked pictures. She’s out and sexual, a refreshing departure from Ellen.  Janine Brito made a name for herself in 2012-13 on the FX TV show, “Totally Biased,” starring San Francisco’s own W. Kamau (kuh-MOW) Bell.   Marilyn Pittman interviews her as part of SFSketchfest, the two week annual comedy event in the city.  Thursday, January 22nd at 7pm Pacific at 91.7fm, kalw.org.

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Shit & Champagne … and Oasis

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Meet the man behind a show we can’t name on the radio: Shit & Champagne – A Whitesploitation Comedy with DanceD’Arcy Drollinger is an actor, dancer, playwright, director and choreographer of many shows, and wrote and stars in Shit & Champagne, now at San Francisco’s new bar and queer performance space, Oasis. Drollinger is also a partner in the new club, which opened New Year’s Eve, and says its cabaret-style showroom and stage are “a dream come true” in this interview with Out in the Bay‘s Eric Jansen. You’ll also hear clips from S&C, and about D’Arcy’s life, career and Sexitude, his weekly dance class for all ages, genders, shapes and abilities. (Eric goes, you can too!)<--break->  Airs 7pm PDT Thursday, 1/15 on 91.7fm Bay Area + www.kalw.org

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Shit & Champagne – A Whitesploitation Comedy with Dance is on the boards Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm through February 14 at OASIS, 298 – 11th Street at Folsom, San Francisco. Go early for best seats and to see the pole dancers in action! Tix and info at SFoasis.com.

Powerful Memoir: ‘Riding Fury Home’

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Chana Wilson grew up in the 1950s with a suicidal mother. She learned in adulthood that her mother had been a closeted lesbian given psychiatric treatments – including electroshock – to “cure” her. Mother and daughter developed a deep bond when both came out as lesbians in the women’s and gay liberation movements of the late 1960s and ’70s. There’s much more to this touching, fascinating story in Riding Fury Home, Chana’s memoir. Marilyn Pittman hosts. Out in the Bay, Thursday, January 8,  2015

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Managing Grief

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How do we cope with the death of a spouse or lover?  Is it different if you’re gay?   Bereavement experts say many minorities suffer “disenfranchised grief” – grief not fully recognized by society. On this week’s Out in the Bay, Eric Jansen and grief counselors Susan Casslan and Reagan Humber discuss these and other aspects of grief and loss.  (Originally broadcast March 27, 2014. Rebroadcast 7pm, January 1, 2015)

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Guests: Reagan Humber is bereavement coordinator for Gentiva Hospice of the East Bay and an Episcopal chaplain; Susan Casslan is a former psychiatric nurse who chairs the Grief and Consolation Ministry at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in San Francisco and wrote a book about death and dying: Conversations with Richard Purcell: The Adventures and Reflections of a San Francisco Renegade Priest,* published in 2012.

Grief support groups: In San Francisco, Most Holy Redeemer hosts free, LGBT-friendly grief support drop-in groups on the third Tuesday of each month, 7-8:30 pm in the parish library, 100 Diamond St. For more information, email gcm@mhr.org.  In the East Bay, Gentiva Hospice currently offers free grief support groups at Alameda Hospital, Alameda (last Wednesday of every month) and at Emeritus at Creekside Lodge, San Pablo (second Tuesday of every month). Both groups are from 4:00- 5:30 PM. For more information contact Reagan.humber@gentiva.com or call 925-737-0203.

*(Richard Purcell was an openly gay Franciscan priest who ran a homeless shelter for men with AIDS in San Francisco’s Mission District for 20 years. As Richard became ill and died from ALS (“Lou Gehrig’s Disease”), he was cared for by some of the same gay men whom he had helped earlier. )

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