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The Film Art of Isaac Julien May 4–July 14 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 3rd & Mission Streets Still from The Attendant (1993), by Isaac Julien Yerba Buena Center presents the West Coast debut of new work by British filmmaker and YBCA Wattis Artist-in-Residence Isaac Julien. Incorporating themes of sexuality and race, Julien expands […]

QAF’2002 INTRODUCTION & HISTORY This series of visual art exhibitions, performances and interpretive programs has been organized by the Queer Cultural Center (QCC) and the Harvey Milk Institute (HMI). Since its debut in 1998, the National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF) has showcased some of the best professional and emerging artists in the Queer Community. The […]

Mythic, Montana Joe Goode Performance Group Friday-Sunday, May 31-June 2; 8 pm Wednesday-Sunday, June 5-9; 8 pm Location: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission @ 3rd St Stunning dance theater combining story, songs and humor with deeply physical, high-velocity dancing. The highlight of YBC’s 16th season is the world premiere of Joe Goode […]

Catching Up With The Cockettes: Archival Photography Exhibition Opening Reception, Friday, May 31: 6 pm Jon Sims Center for the Arts, 1519 Mission @ 11th St Tuesday – Friday, May 31-July 31; Gallery Hours: 11 am-4 pm Rumi, original member of the Cockettes, has assembled a collection of archival and recent photographs celebrating the group. […]

Sounding the Margins: A Forty-Year Retrospective of the Works of Pauline Oliveros Friday, May 31, Saturday & Sunday, June 1-2; 8pm Lorraine Hansberry Theater, 620 Sutter St @ Mason St Pauline Oliveros’ life as a composer, performer and humanitarian is about opening her own and others’ sensibilities to the many facets of sound. Since the […]

Cultures Crossing Purple Moon Dance Project Thursday-Friday, May 30-31; 8 pm Location: SomArts, 934 Brannan @ 8th St Purple Moon Dance Project showcases the works of PMDP Core Artists Alena Cawthorne and Frances Sedayao and other emerging artists in an evening of intersecting dance traditions—from Filipino folk to West African and American modern. “Defining our […]

R x D [eros] x [ethnicity] Shellac Magazine Exhibition: May 15-July 13, OPENING NIGHT: Wednesday May 15, 6 – 9 PM Gallery Hours: Tuesdays by appt; Wednesdays-Saturdays, Noon-5pm Venue (all events): Intersection for the Arts, 446 Valencia @ 15th/16th Streets Events Trial 1: Wednesday, May 22, 8pm, Performance/Sound Event Trial 2: Wednesday, May 29, 8pm, […]

Luna Sea Women’s Performance Project 2940 16th St @ S. Van Ness, 2nd floor A Lady & A Woman Written by Dr. Shirlene Holmes, directed by Claudia L. Vierra Allen Starring Pam Dunn & Yolanda S. Vierra Allen Friday-Saturday, May 3-4; Thursdays-Saturdays, May 9-11, 16-18, 23-25 Tickets: $10 Thursdays, $11 in advance, $13 at door […]

Yerba Buena Galleries Opening Night Party Sat, May 4, 8–11 pm Another of our “Best of the Bay” Openings features music by drag diva and DJ Juanita Moore; the brassy, sassy Dixieland Dykes and colorful West Coast Lion Dancers. The Cockettes May 4–July 14 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 3rd & Mission Streets The […]

DYKE ACTION MACHINE Saturday, May 4; 11 am-12:30 pm SF LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market @ Octavaia, 4th Floor Writer, critic and curator Glen Helfand discusses culture-jamming and the ten-year history of Dyke Action Machine. Founded by Carrie Moyer and Sue Schaffner in 1991, Dyke Action Machine! (DAM!) is a public art collaboration which critiques […]