Bay Area performance artist, poet, dancer, actor and activist Dazié Rustin Grego returns to the stage to offer audiences I AM A MAN, an exploration of gender expectations and masculinity. This new original work is Grego’s protest response to the recent slaying of Jorge Steven Mercado, a Puerto Rican teenager whose killer solicited him for […]

Celebrate 10 years of killer queer lit programming at RADAR Superstar – RADAR’s 10th Birthday Party! With readings by Thomas McBee, writer of the Self-Made Man column on The Rumpus and writer for Salon, Vice and many other sites, tangible + virtual; Dynasty Handbag creator Jibz Cameron, hailed by Michael Musto in the Village Voice […]

The Camouflage Closet is a digital documentary project with live original music that explores how LGBT veterans have been affected by trauma and mental health issues. The video footage was created and inspired by LGBT veterans themselves, who were provided with the tools and training to develop their own short video narratives in collaboration with […]

Dynasty Handbag returns to her old stomping grounds to bring you the San Francisco premier of video work Eternal Quadrangle and new live performance work, including Control Top, a mutilated reworking and vast extended remix of the 80‘s Janet Jackson classic that involves a car accident and a rigorous human piano solo. In Eternal Quadrangle […]

  Come celebrate the spirit of our time with spirits and snacks and a market you won’t believe at the opening of the visual arts exhibit and the festival! In the midst of the opening, Qcc will host a Zeitgeist market with items from some of the visual artists invited to show, and a showcase […]

Zeitgeist Exhibition June 1 – 29, 2013 SOMArts Cultural Center Gallery, San Francisco Scholars have long maintained that each era has a unique spirit, a nature or climate that sets it apart from all other epochs. In German, such a spirit is known as “Zeitgeist,” from the German words Zeit, meaning “time,” and Geist, meaning […]

The News is the new place to see fresh, queer performance by Bay Area artists. On the first Tuesday of each month The News will spotlight performance pieces, experiments, and works in progress by pre-selected solo artists, groups, or troupes. An informal session for artist-led critical feedback follows the performances. This November The News, curated and hosted by […]

Five queer people in glittery outfits posed in circus gear

A one-of-a-kind event, Topsy-Turvy: A Queer Circus Extravaganza features mesmerizing circus artists from across the country. Spin your world upside-down with awe-inspiring aerialists, side-splitting antics, jaw-dropping entertainment, and cutting-edge visions of what circus looks like and where it can take you. Fueled by a zeitgeist that encourages reinterpretation of popular art forms, Topsy Turvy turns […]