Multidisciplinary

6.7blacksploitBannerVY

Itz 1970s San Francisco. In a hood bulldozed by “urban renewal,” an intergenerational, multigendered, pansexual gang of badasses – a rainbow of Blackness! – bands together to raise CLUB MYSTIQUE from the rubble of gentrification. The joint is jumpin’ with a crowd-of-all-colors-genders-sexualities singin’ the only home we have is the love we have for ourselves as they participate in SWEET …

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6.8strangeBedfellowsBnrVY

Strange Bedfellows is a visual art exhibition exploring collaborative practice in historical and contemporary queer art. Featuring the work of over twenty contemporary queer artists working in a variety of media, the show presents diverse strategies for collaboration and considers multiple authorship as a radical concept.  To date, the project includes video, photography, performance, sculpture, sound, textiles, painting, design, and …

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6.9QDiasporaBnrVY

Join us in celebrating how Queer im/migrant and 1st/2nd generation folks unapologetically navigate their bodies, gender, culture, sexuality, and history through a night of intergenerational performance art, dance, music, mixed media, and spoken word! In 2012, this intergenerational series premiered and successfully sold out The Mission Cultural Center to a crowd full of beautifully fierce jotatistas. Last year, SQD also …

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6.11FreeBAnnerVY

Just how free can we get? How do we get there? FREE explores the ways Two Spirit, trans* and queer people of color have fought for justice on our own terms throughout history. We’ll time travel, visiting with ancestors and future descendants to explore our freedom dreams. Come to a ritual space of conversation and transformation to imagine our beautiful …

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6.20freshmeatBnr1

Outrageously popular, artistically outstanding and always delicious! The FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL is the nation’s premiere transgender and queer performance festival. Award-winning trailblazers and national LGBT art-stars perform in three programs of modern dance, live music, comedy, taiko, bomba, theater and much more. All shows are followed by Fresh Meat’s famous in-house after-parties with DJ Miz Rowdy, our popular photo booth, …

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6.23SnapshotBanner

Inspired by Ginsberg’s collection of candid photographs with eccentric handwritten captions about his cohort of beat writers, lovers, and artists, Qcc and CJM invited 6 bay area artists and scholars to create a live performance event in the gallery. During this unique exhibition tour, performers will present their artistic and literary encounters with the legendary Allen Ginsberg.  Artists and scholars …

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6.23whiteliesVY

White Lies brings humor and hope to conversations about race and racism in the United States through music, dance, film and theater blended together in a multimedia performance that will leave you inspired to think, learn, discuss, and act. Join us for a journey that is both deeply political and deeply personal to explore cultural complexities and dismantle racism in …

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6.25Cowboys

COWBOYS & ANGELS:
 Tom Orr Sings The George Michael Songbook 
with The Tom Shaw Quartet. Produced by Tomorrow! Productions. San Francisco musical comedy cabaret sensation Tom Orr pays tribute to one of contemporary pop music’s best and most underrated song writers, former Wham! front man and international superstar George Michael. June 25 @ 8pm, July 2-3 @ 7pm & 9:30pm …

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6.26DiscidentsVY

Dissent meets descendants in this not your average sit-down show! Experience Frequency, Resonance & Memory as audience weaves  through  a  series  of  performance  installations that include dance, spoken word, textile art, mixed media and  live  music. Each artist explores the silenced wisdom and history of those from whom they descend.  Featuring Aimee Suzara, Audacious I AM, Carolina Abolio, Danielle Kardum, …

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7.5HarlemBnr1

Back by popular demand, Queer Rebels presents the Harlem Renaissance – provocative performance and films. From Langston’s dreams deferred, to La Bentley’s gender bending Blues, we celebrate traditions of dissent and Queer Black Aesthetics. Join us as we reclaim history and the urgency of our voices. Formed in late 2008, Queer Rebels showcases queer artists of color, connects generations, and …

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