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Creative Labor and the Queer Cultural Center present: Queer Open Studios and Art Walk – 2018 Free events in San Francisco & Oakland For a full list of venues visit: https://www.creativelabor.org/queer-open-studios-2018/ Download PDF Maps: QOSOakland2018 QOS_SF2018 In an effort to bring more visibility to Bay Area Queer Artists, Creative Labor and the Queer Cultural Center […]

Jack Halberstam: Unbuilding Gender: Trans* Anarchitectures In and Beyond the Work of Gordon Matta-Clark
October 3, 2018
6:30 – 8:30pm

In this talk, Jack Halberstam looks towards anarchitectural practices of unmaking as promulgated by the American artist Gordon Matta-Clark (1943–1978) and links the ideas of unbuilding and creative destruction that characterize his work to develop a queer concept of anarchitecture focused upon the trans* body .

This year’s theme—#Resist—for the National Queer Arts Festival seems a natural progression. With the systematic cruelty, hate speech and “fake facts” that are besieging all of our communities, it was time to both withstand and take action: the very definitions of Resist.

June 21, 2018 QCCA & AAACC present Home and Abroad: Video and Film by Queer Caribbean Filmmakers Curated by Jackie Francis and Rudy Lemcke AAACC, 7:30pm Tix $10, NOTA Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/home-and-abroad-video-and-film-by-queer-caribbean-filmmakers-tickets-45712818270 This program presents the work of queer artists from the Caribbean and its diaspora: the filmmakers hail from Colombia, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & […]

June 14-16, 2018
8pm
Z Space, San Francisco

Outrageously popular and finger-licking-good: 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, aerial dance, theater and much more

May 30 Still Here VI presents (or Still Here 6) Existence as Resistance: Black, Queer and Still Here AAACC, 7:30pm $12-$20 sliding scale, NOTA Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/still-here-vi-presents-existence-as-resistance-black-queer-and-still-here-tickets-45053309662 In its 6th year, Still Here centers the experiences of queer Black artists raised in San Francisco. San Francisco’s Black population is now estimated at 3-5.8%   Queer Black artists […]

PARADISE

May 17-19, 2018 Topsy-Turvy Queer Circus presents: PARADISE: Belly of the Beast Brava, 8pm Tickets: $18-45 sliding scale, community comp tickets available for Thursday show Tickets Topsy-Turvy Website This event is co-sponsored by Brava Theater and Queer Cultural Center with generous support from the San Francisco Arts Commission, California Arts Council, Horizons Foundation, and Grants […]