Tag Archive for: The Cockettes

THE COCKETTES It is the end of a decade, New Year’s Eve 1969. At the Palace Theater in San Francisco’s North Beach, a ragtag bunch of hippies take the stage. […]

BLAIR PALTRIDGE Blair Paltridge photographed The Cockettes in some of their early theatrical productions. This laid the groundwork for his fine photography and scholarly research in Mexican Art History. Blair […]

KREEMAH RITZ Original Cockette member Kreemah Ritz was known for his duets with Scrumbly in the early shows at the Palace Theatre. In 1998 he curated “Sylvester: Metamorphosis”, which opened […]

FAYETTE HAUSER Original Cockette member Fayette Hauser has designed costumes for Bette Midler, the group Manhattan Transfer and numerous films. Fayette is also known for her work as a table-top […]

DANIEL NICOLETTA San Francisco’s premier photographer of queer counter culture, Daniel Nicoletta first burst upon the scene at Harvey Milk’s famed Castro Camera shop. Reggie at Opening Night of Marc […]

ROBERT ALTMAN One of the original photographers for Rolling Stone magazine, Robert’s photographs are featured in Cameron Crowe’s film “Almost Famous”.    Ray and Rumi in Gone with the Showboat […]

CATCHING UP WITH THE COCKETTES Jon Sims Center, San Francisco. “A riot of color” and “the air was intoxicating” were among the comments overheard at Catching Up With The Cockettes […]

Introduction by RUMI The Exhibition, Catching Up With The Cockettes, was originally presented at the Jon Sims Center in San Francisco as part of the National Queer Arts Festival 2002. […]