Gay Asian Pacific Alliance presents: GAPAret: An Evening of Song & Dance June 18 & 19, 8:00 pm Location: SomArts, 934 Brannan St @ 8th St Admission: $15 ($10 for GAPA members and supporters); Sunday, Showcase $10 For tickets & info: call 415-282-GAPA,, GAPAret Sunday Showcase. June 20, 6:00 pm Sunday’s special program […]

Visual Arts Lecture Cathy Opie & Deborah Bright: Queer Photography Saturday, June 12; 7 p.m. Location: Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, 4235 19th Street @ Collingwood $15 Tickets: phone 415.552.7709 Online ticket sales at QCC TICKETORDERS Join us for an evening with Cathy Opie and Deborah Bright where they team up for a no holds […]

They Hold Up Half the Sky Bernice Bing: A Memorial and Retrospective Of Our Own Voice 1999 “They Hold Up Half the Sky” is a collaborative project comprising two major exhibitions, two slide show presentation/panel discussions and a series of Internet-based interpretive programs that will heighten the public visibility and appreciation of contemporary Bay Area […]

Poetry & Literature Reading Series (June 1, 6, 16) Join us for three separate evenings of poetry and literature readings featuring nationally known and emerging artists. This event series is supported by Poets and Writers, Inc. through a grant it has received from the Lannan Foundation. *OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION* Adrienne Rich Mark Wunderlich An evening […]

Gender Heroes – Part I (World Premiere) 29 Effeminate Gestures Doris In A Dustbowl Thursday – Sunday, June 3 – 6; 8 pm Location: Yerba Buena Center for The Arts Tickets: $18 – 25, 415.978.ARTS Information: 415.648.4848 Artistic Director and Choreographer Joe Goode based “Gender Heroes Part I” on interviews conducted with Bay Area community […]

Purple Moon Dance Project’s exciting, new full length work — offers a rare opportunity to experience the many layered journeys traveled by lesbian mothers, through dance.

In The Street: SF Street Theatre Festival Special Evening Performance Friday, June 4; 8 – 10:30 pm Location: Duboce Park, Steiner St Free to the public Info: 415.255.5971 Special appearance by Bill T. Jones Performances by: Sister Spit: Sini Anderson and Michelle Tea, recently back from a 40-city tour promoting the work of young female […]

Bernice Bing (1936 – 1998) A San Francisco native, Chinese American, artist, lesbian, community activist–Bernice Bing, 62, was a bridge between many worlds. She came of age during the Beat era and entered the San Francisco arts landscape in the 1960s with her paintings, which synthesize abstract modernist painting with Chinese calligraphy. With texts by […]