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SOMArts Gallery Map of SOMArts Gallery      1. Rink Foto, Gary Borgstedt, Timothy Cummings 2. Heinn Nguyen, Hugh Buck, Erin O’Neil, Ramon Markus Kadi     3. Steven Elliott 4. Arthur Tress     5. Douglas Britt, Frank Pietronigro, Jim Leff, Peter B. 6. Michael Tiffany, Jerry Rush, Greg Day, D. Brighid, Thomas Rohnacher, […]

A SELECTION OF ARTISTS FROM THE FACE EXHIBITION        timothy cummings  alyson belcher  thomas plageman        jackie gratz  don garlow  douglas johnsonson        maxine kincora  gary kong  clover leary and noah webb        erin o’neil  thomas rohnacher  douglas britt        steven elliott  farika  jean weisinger […]

ABOUT FACE: ON THE VALUE OF QUEER SELF-PORTRAITURE by Richard Meyer Queer self-portraiture insists on the power of lesbian and gay people to set the terms of their own—which is to say, our own–visibility. This fact carries particular historical and political significance because lesbians and gay men have so often been cast as the object […]

FACE by Jewelle Gomez In some animals, including humans, looking directly into another’s face is a sign of aggression. Meeting eye to eye implies confrontation. Our fur bristles and adrenaline flows. To face down, face off–each are euphemisms for trouble. But why doesn’t meeting the gaze of another suggest curiosity instead? How can we as […]

FACE: An Introduction by Jonathan Katz We have long recognized the mutability of that seemingly biologically determinate aspect of being we call our face–and I’m not talking about the relatively recent medium of plastic surgery. We say that someone is “putting on a good face” or that they have “lost face.” We know instantly what […]

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The Harvey Milk Institute presents: The Femme Gender Conference Conference Schedule Panels 1) Femme: Challenges and Rewards 2) Femme as Gender: An Evolving Identity Workshops Related Cultural Events and Performances The Copa Cabana: A Femme Fatale Club Kick the Door off the Hinges Femme Show: My Persistent Desire Conference Dates: Saturday & Sunday, May 30 […]

New Conservatory Theater Center presents: The Balled Sopranos: An Evening With the Kinsey Sicks The Kinsey Sicks at Home Dates: May 22, 23, 29, 30; June 3 through 6, 10 through 13, 17 through 20, 24 through 26 Time: All shows begin at 8:00pm Location: New Conservatory Theater Center 25 Van Ness Avenue Tickets: $16.00 […]

Please Louise Productions presents: LOOKING FOR MR. AMERICA Perfomance Saturday, May 23rd (8 p.m.) & Sunday, May 24th (3 p.m.) New College Theater, 777 Valencia St Tickets: $15, $12 for seniors, $10 students Contact: 415.431.6254 This spring, George Birimisa’s classic one-man show about a gay man coming of age in the 1940’s and 50’s, LOOKING […]

Theater Rhino presents: Up Jumps Springtime UP JUMPS SPRINGTIME: Date: May 7 to June 6, 1998 Time: Wednesdays thru Saturdays at 8:00pm Sundays at 3:00pm and 7:00pm (no matinee May 10) Location: Theater Rhino 2926 16th St Contact: 415.861.5079 www.therhino.org A sexy whirlwind trip through the experiences of young gay African-American men. Through stories, poems […]