National Queer Arts Festival 2000 SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco Jerome: An Appreciation Five years after his death, Jerome Caja’s art lives on By Will Shank My encounters with Jerome Caja (pronounced ‘Chaya,’ which rhymes with Maya) read like a chapter from Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City. I first became aware of Jerome the Performance […]

Creating Queer Community: Grants for Emerging Artists Sunday, June 11; Noon – 3 pm Location: Jon Sims Center, 1519 Mission St @ 11th Info / Reservations: 415.554.0402, director@jonsimsctr.org A project of the National Queer Arts Festival, Creating Queer Community will provide grants between $500 and $1,500 to unleash the creative spirits of individual queer artists […]

QCC Net Art 2000 Wayne Corbitt, Lourdes Portillo, Margaret Tedesco, Remy Charlip, Justin Chin, and Hugh Buck. Curated and Produced for Qcc by Rudy Lemcke QCC Net Art 2000 Launch Party: Sunday, June 4; 5-7:30 pm Location: SomArts, 934 Brannan @ 8th Street Donation, Info: Qcc Launched in 1998, QCC was the first West Coast […]

SHOWIN’ OUT: BGLAM Festival A Festival of Black Gay Men in the Arts Friday – Sunday, June 9 – 11 Info/Reservations: Qcc SHOWIN’ OUT is sponsored by Black Gay Letters & Arts Movement (B/GLAM), which aims to develop, view, and support dynamic and progressive visual and performance art created by African American gay/SGL men in […]

Queer Latina/o Arts Festival-2000 (QLAFest-2000) Ten Years of Victory Into the Future Tickets: On site, except where QCC is listed Visual Art Exhibit Thurs. June 3 through June 27th A collection of cultural expression through sculpture, painting, photography and much more. Curators: Virginia Benavidez & Xavier (Chico) Garza Opening: Saturday, June 3 Mission Cultural Center […]

Thomas Allen Harris Monday, June 12; 7 pm Location: Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, 4235 19th Street @ Collingwood Tickets: $10 advance/ $15 door, Qcc Writer/Producer/Director, Thomas Allen Harris, joins the National Queer Arts Festival this year with a video screening (some full length, some clips) and presentation of some of his finest works. To […]

The Einstein of Sex by Rosa Von Praunheim Tuesday, June 27; 6:30 & 8:30 pm (2 showings) Location: Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, 4235 19th Street @ Collingwood Tickets: $7, Qcc The Einstein of Sex (Der Einstein Des Sex): Life and Work of Doctor Magnus Hirschfeld Germany 1999, (Video Screening), 98 min, color Directed by […]

An Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Alternative Family Picnic featuring A World Premiere by Jennifer Higdon Tuesday, July 4, 11am-3pm Yerba Buena Gardens 700 Howard Street, San Francisco Free For information call 415-978-ARTS The fourth annual Independence Day program features Sousa marches, speeches, Dixieland jazz, contests and games for kids and adults. This year Wattis […]

Matmos Thursday, June 29, 8:30 pm Location: Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, 4235 19th St @ Collingwood Tickets: $10, Qcc The National Queer Arts Festival is pleased to present Matmos in an evening of free improvisation and electronic music intertwined with video. Matmos’ debut CD took the electronic scene by surprise, garnering rave reviews both […]

Pauline Oliveros Tues, June 6; 8 pm Location: Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, 4235 19th Street @ Collingwood Tickets: $15, Qcc Pauline Oliveros (b. 1932) is one of the most important composers of our time. Her belief in the “sensual nature of sound, its power of release and change” has taken her and her audiences […]