June 20, 2008 A QUEER NIGHT AT THE OPERA Leslie Hassberg, producer SomArts doors at 7:30pm, show at 8pm Tickets: $15-$20 Back by popular demand, A Queer Night at the Opera aims to satisfy fans and neophytes alike.  The show is a gentle introduction to the art of opera in a non-intimidating atmosphere.  It also puts a […]

June 21, 2008 THE GUYWRITERS CONFERENCE GuyWriters LGBT Community Center – Q11 10:00am Writers Conference Fee: $15 all day, includes lunch   Buy Tickets: Brown Paper Tickets For a complete conference schedule, please visit:   Despite the richness of queer arts in the San Francisco Bay Area, many of us writers are left scratching our […]

June 20, 2008 THE QUEER LATINA/O ARTS FESTIVAL-2008 Poetry, Prose Reading WHEN THE BODY SPEAKS AND TEACHES ONE TO LIVE Curated by Maria Carolina Morales Friday, June 20th, 7:30pm Galeria de la Raza 2487 -24th Street, San Francisco $8 Come and check out some of our mujeres and hombres/ poets and writers exploring their most […]

20 June, 2008 THE LAST AMERICAN ICON: A 21st Century Happening emael & Diego Pacheco LGBT Community Center – 4th Floor & Deck 5:00pm Free emael and Diego Pacheco photo by Qing Wu emael ( and Diego Pacheco ( invite you to enjoy rooftop cocktails on the summer solstice in celebration of their first book, […]

June 19-29, 2008 Mark your calendars, sync your iPhones, and make your gay-cation requests for Frameline32: The San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival! This year’s festival will feature more than 250 feature and short films—from narratives and documentaries to experimental and animated—representing the most artistically-innovative, thematically-rich and socially-relevant LGBT images and ideas from more than […]

June 19, 2008 MANI – PEDI CABARET (FEMME SHOW) Curator: Michelle Tea SomArts 8:00pm Tickets $10-$15 Sliding Scale Annie Oakley High-femme, low-femme, anti-femme: a nail salon by any other name would still smell as toxic. Join us for a night of perverse performance exploring expressions of intense femininity with Sex Worker Art Show creator Annie […]

June 19-22, 2008 A NIGHT WITH DYNASTY HANDBAG & THE BE(A)ST OF TAYLOR MAC Produced by Earl Dax CounterPULSE Two shows in one night Thurs.-Sun. June 19-22, 8pm & 10pm, $20 ($30 for both shows) Alien = Taylor Mac After two sold-out presentations of “Weimar New York” at SF MOMA in Feburary, independent curator and […]

June 19-22, 2008 2008 FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL The 7th Annual Transgender & Queer Performance Festival Artistic Director: Sean Dorsey Project Artaud Theater Thursday – Saturday: 8pm / Sunday 7pm Tickets: $15 (advance tickets recommended) Info: Get your tickets now for this outrageously popular, critically acclaimed, history-making event! The Fresh Meat Festival is the only […]

June 18-19 SUNNY DRAKE The Garage 8:00pm Tickets: $10-$15 Sliding Scale Buy Tickets: Brown Paper Tickets A SAFEhouse AIRspace Program Sunny Drake Photo by Alia Have you ever wondered if what you think you want is what you really want? Or just what you’ve been taught to want? In these two one-person-shows, in collaboration with […]

June 18, 2008 THE NEW BROTHERHOOD Kirk Read/Zak Szymanski LGBT Community Center – 2nd floor 7:30pm Tickets: $8-$15 Sliding Scale Trannymals Go to Court photo by Dylan Vade and Abe Bernard The New Brotherhood  Curators Kirk Read and Zak Szymanski bring together an assortment of writers and performers for this multimedia show. On the bill, […]