Whitney Kidd

Run, Chewie, run: Star Wars fashions fly at 'Run the Course'

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Many people say that the Star Wars movies are phenomenal, and I’m sure that if I’d seen any of them, I’d agree. Although I don’t know much about the series, there is one thing I do know – the fashion of Star Wars fans is vastly underrated.

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I see pugs, I see France...

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Vive Le Pug! isn't your average dog park get-together — it's a French revolution-themed party for pug lovers and their pups, with food, wine, and activities for both four- and two-legged friends. The festivities benefit Central Coast Pug Rescue, which is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and rehoming of unwanted, abused, displaced, and neglected pugs, regardless of their age or condition.

The event is on Bastille Day — Sun/14, naturellement — and although the event focuses on raising money for pugs, it's open to all breeds, so bring out your Air Buds and Scooby Doos, too. "We're a very open society," Layne Gray, one of the event coordinators, said. "The event is for pugs, but we're lovers of all dogs."

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Possibly the coolest queer mental health concert tour ever

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Accidental Bear Queer Music Summer Tour Benefit for LGBTQ Mental Health Services and Suicide Prevention. Now, that’s a mouthful.

“It’s the longest, most ridiculous title ever,” Accidental Bear blog owner and founder Mike Enders said in a Guardian interview.

It’s basically a really queer, really cool music concert series travelling to five cities with performances by Logan Lynn, Big Dipper, Conquistador, Darling Gunsel, and Rica Shay, who all put a different spin on the concept of "queer music."

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Welcome to the Bubbleverse

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As I attempt to explain Bubbleverse -- "a cosmic portal into your childhood imagination" in SoMa, "offering a rare glimpse of this majestic hydrophysical phenomenon" -- please keep in mind that I was not on any drugs.

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On the Cheap listings

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On the Cheap listings by Whitney Kidd. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.

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No weekend plans? Let us fill in your dayplanner

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Good clean, squeaky, fresh, wholesome fun. That's what you'll be having this weekend, courtesy this rundown of (all totally family-friendly) (unless your children don't like zombies) daytime events. Read more »