A Kickoff Party for Pride Month Hosted by the SF Pride Committee, The SF LGBT Community Center, and Queer Cultural Center (Qcc)
National Queer Arts Festival 2004

Saturday, June 5, 2004. 6 pm until…
LGBT Community Center
1800 Market Street

San Francisco

Tickets: Donations of $5 to $50,000 gladly accepted!

It’s hip, hot, slammin’ and FREE!! The QBall is back with a dynamic difference! This year Qcc has partnered with SF Pride, the SF LGBT Community Center and other arts organizations to open the 7th Annual National Queer Arts Festival and to Kickoff Pride Month!!

JOIN the fun for an unforgettable night! See short film screenings like the premiere of “you & mardi gras” (images by MAZZ) with sizzling images from Sydney, Australia’s Mardi Gras and global Pride Parades. Jammin’ sounds, mini-performances from happenings all over town, an art opening, food and drink. There’s no door charge but we can’t promise that we won’t ask you for a donation…For info: (415) 334-0722 or

Featured Artists

Dixieland Dykes + 3
LliquidFire Performance troupe
Kirya Traber/Queeriosity
Café Bourgeois dancer Joe Landini
LZ Love
Thea Hillman
Rocco Kayiatos
Jennifer Morris
Frameline highlight
Morningstar Vancil/Kreatibo
Bruce Bierman
Thom Gunn video tribute
Alan Quismorio
Jen Ro
Spouses For Life slide show
Diamond Daggers
Raymond Hong Film

Special Performance by Karen Jacobsen

The Queer Cultural Center in association with RJO Artist Relations NY ( proudly present Karen Jacobsen at this year’s QBall. Originally from Australia, Karen Jacobsen has been touring for years and has been all over the map. You may have seen her open for Norah Jones in New York, sing the National Anthem at Boston’s Fenway Park or sing on the same stage as Jars Of Clay and Uncle Kracker at Mohegan Sun Arena which aired as a special on NBC. Now based in New York, Karen has built a loyal following and has been performing at The Duplex weekly for over a year. Karen’s new CD “Here In My Heart” will be released in June.
And . . . don’t forget the pre-party. Karma is at El Rio starting at 4 pm Saturday, June 5. For info: (415) 282-3325 or