Every Sunday, 6pm at OMG! SCANDALOUS SUNDAYS Latin drag shows and dance party. Three drag shows (7:30/ 10:30/ 11:30pm) by Latin drag diva VICKY JIMENEZ and her Luscious Latina Ladies. Sexy go go dancers and drink specials. FREE admission before 9pm/ $5 cover after 9pm. Follows Comedy Open mic hosted by Joe Gorman and John Gallagher, 5:30-6pm.
Every Monday 9:30pm - after hours at DNA Lounge - six DJs in two rooms play a mix of gothic, industrial, synthpop, noise, ambient, and weird stuff for those 18+ who love the darker side of things.
Every 2nd and 4th Monday each month at Center for Sex and Culture, 1349 Mission St, SF. Just dick, desire… and lots of naked guys in one room! SF Jacks meat - play until finished. $7 donation; no one turned away for lack of funds. 13th Jacks Virgin is our guest! For more info see website or call: 415 267-6999.
Every Tuesday night, 10pm-2am at OMG, 43 6th St. No Strings Attached - singlets, boxers, briefs, jock straps, coxsox, bathrobe editions; bears, cubs, otters and fetish nights; dirty beats, dim lights, sexy vibe, piggy men, hot bartenders; wet bulge contest. Free clothes check, $4 cover - free with student ID. Doors close at 1am.
Every Thursday, 6:30-10:30pm + Sunday, 5-10:30pm, at Sundance Saloon, 550 Barneveld Ave, SF. Two-step, line dance, waltz, swing, or just hang out. If you don't know how to dance, don't worry, they'll teach you with beginner lessons, Sundays and Thursdays (+monthly Saturday nights with Beatbox Country) in friendly/ welcoming environment for women and men of all ages.
FOURTH FRIDAYs, 7:30-9:30pm, at Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St, SF. Queer hosts, and a lot of trendy sexy queers. Sign ups are at 7pm for one slot to do one piece and one piece only. You get 5 minutes; they will stop you if you go overtime. The list fills up fast!
March 31-April 2, 2017, at The Roxie. FRI: I, Olga Hepnarova, at 9:30pm. SAT: Tiger Theory, at 4:30pm; The Teacher, at 7pm; The Noonday Witch, at 9:15pm. SUN: Little from the Fish Shop, at 3pm; The Devil’s Mistress with director Filip Renč, at 5pm.
April 1, 2017, 9pm-3:30am. Tiesto, appearing for his 1st all-mashup set in the Main Room, helping DJ Tripp celebrate his birthday! Deidre Mysterious D + Dada will be DJing with Daft Punk, and Beyoncé joins Hubba Hubba Revue for a special all-clown burlesque show! Anyone dressed as a medieval court jester gets in free all night! 4 rooms, one price! $10 b4 10pm, $20 after! .
April 1, 2017, 9:30pm-2am at Slate Bar, 2925 16th St. Monthly dance party every first Saturdays spinning Indie, Electro, and 90's Electronica with DJs Candy and 2nite.
April 1, 2017, 10pm-4am at 60 6th St. HOT!! Spring is in the air! DROP YOUR PANTS AND DANCE.. in a sexxy JOCKSTRAP! UNDERWORLD is back/ ready to thaw you out/ get you dancing all night to wicked House-y beats of DJ MOHAMMAD. Killer venue, hottest guys, + lots of room to explore. UNDERWORLD just keeps getting hotter with your gym routine, awesome smile and that steamy JOCKSTRAP Dude!
April 3, 2017, 7-9pm at The Rhino. The time: late Twentieth Century. The place: the streets of West Oakland. Drug wars rage and the lovely transgender woman, Pink, does her best to bring a bit of beauty to a harsh environment. But people are watching Pink as she tries to form a connection with a beautiful young man, and they don’t like it. Things turn dangerous and deadly. Free.
April 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017, 8pm at Nob Hill Theatre. One of the busiest nights of the week! Come in and make a new friend. Complimentary clothes check and refreshments. Tickets $20 - arcade only: $15.
April 5-19, 2017 - the 60th annual spring festival of 15 days, an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery & innovation. Screening venues normally include the Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St, SF; The New People Cinema, 1746 Post St, SF; the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, 1881 Post St, SF; and the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley. See the website for film schedules.
April 6, 2017, 7pm-1am. Maria Konner/ Not From Jersey band will rock the house; DJ Sergio Fedasz + Drag Show/ Stoner Raffle hosted by DJ Dank. Special guests: The Sweet Trade, Shane Zal Diva, Tawdry Hepburnn, Frieda Peeples, Magabond, Adildo + more! A night of rock and roll, drag and weed! Late Show: LOVE, hosted by Mama Dora, Thee Pristine Condition and Ultra: amazing, kooky drag!
April 6, 2017, 9pm-1am at Nob Hill Theatre, 729 Bush St. "A Fun, Sexy/ VERY Interactive clothing-optional monthly play party not to be missed. Look for the password and join us at this private play party." This month porn stars Tex Davidson + Jackson Grant will lead the way in a SEX SHOW at 10:30pm. Complimentary Clothes Check. Tickets $20.
April 7-9, 2017 at LugarMonte Toyon Camp/ Conference, 220 Cloister Lane, Aptos, CA, Monte Toyon redwood forest near Santa Cruz. A weekend of gender-role-free dancing. All welcome. Exuberant, easy-to-learn American barn dance/ roots in English folk dance. Music: Kelsey Hartman, Susan Petrick, Anadama, Uncle Farmer. Calling: Kelsey Hartman, Susan Petrick. Sound: Nick Cuccia.
April 7, 2017, 7-9pm. With photographs, ephemera and artifacts, historian Joey Cain highlights the roles of four queers in the 1967 Summer of Love: poet Allen Ginsberg, filmmaker Kenneth Anger, philosopher Gavin Arthur and singer Janis Joplin. All made lasting impact on American culture. Their perspectives as artists, visionaries and sexual outsiders + the homophile community response.
April 7, 2017, 8-10pm. Electrifying work evokes vibrant and fearsome world of medieval Europe. Vivid scenes in rowdy taverns, royal courts, and natural settings, Ragnar Bohlin and the San Francisco Symphony Chorus special version for pianos and percussion along with selections by David Conte. YoonGeong Lee, soprano; Jonathan Thomas, tenor; Igor Vieira, baritone. The Pacific Boychoir.
April 7-8, 2017 at Nob Hill Theatre. Jackson Grant makes his first appearance at Nob Hill Theatre with Showtimes at 8+10pm. Hot and Hairy, Jackson Grant made his debut into gay porn with American Muscle Hunks last August, and since that time has made quite a splash in the porn industry. Jackson appears with Tex Davidson for SEX SHOWS at 10pm each night.
April 7, 2017, 9pm-2am at The Lone Star Saloon. Big Boy Parties Rule!! Bear Trap is about music, dancing, drinking and meeting new bears. This month's DJ: Jimmy Swear. $5 cover. Coming up: April 14th, 9pm-2am - Cubcake - Sweets and Beats with DJ Trever Pearson; and April 21st 9pm-2am, House of Jazz hands presents: Furr20 - A Great Place To Roll a Fatty!
April 7, 2017, 10pm-3am at Oasis. New monthly party dedicated to out-there dancefloor sounds for sophisticated clubbers - real Deep House, Balearic, Disco (nu- and otherwise), House, Techno and Electro (pre-2000) are our vocabulary. DJs LOVEFINGERS (Andrew Hogge), Josh Praus, MR TEA, and MIKE BEE. Free before 10:30pm. $15 door, $5 if in drag.
April 8, 2017, 9pm-2am. Throw on those skin tight levis cut-off's (show that throbbin easter basket) and get down to the Eagle ready to romp with like-minded hornballs. Gonna be nutz to buttz so come get the first pick of all that dyick. DJs TACO TUESDAY + KEVIN O'CONNOR will get you all schwetty! Host terrible twos: BLAKE CEDRIC + JORGE P. Featuring: demon from hell BOY YOUNG!
April 8, 2017, 9pm-3:30am. Era-spanning mashup smackdown/ epic battle of the decades. Boston guest DOSVEC joins Adrian A + live mashup band Smash-Up Derby to mash up music of every decade, '50s-last week. 4 rooms, 1 price! DJ DADA. Midnight Mashup Show: Aerialist JONBENET BUTTERBUNS. Lounge: SWAAAMP Disco, house + more, purposely pitched down, w/ DJs ROBBIN’ MILLIONS + JSTEEZ.
April 9, 2017, 6pm-midnight at Verso, 1525 Mission St. Second exciting tea dance experience with classic, uplifting sounds, mixed by legendary DJ ABEL, digging deep into teadance archives for an incredible night of music and naughtiness. Dance and groove for a cause at one of San Francisco's hottest new venues to benefit Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation and Folsom Street Events.
April 14-15, 2017, 10am-7pm at California College of the Arts, 1111 8th St. Two days of discussion panels, workshops, readings, and comics galore, along with a multitude of off-site events. This year we will spotlight international and emerging LGBTQ cartoonists, the role of the San Francisco Bay Area, and the future of queer comics.
April 14, 2017 + 2nd Fridays, at First Unitarian Church of Oakland, 685 14th St. 7:30-8pm beginners' lesson and 8-11pm dance. Gender-free contra dance sponsored by SF Bay Queer Contra Dance. With wiNgNuts - Kalia Kliban. Next: May 12; Jun 9; Jul 14; Aug 11.
April 15, 2017, 3pm at Lone Star Saloon. A generation of Bay Area bears have celebrated Easter with Mark Katzenberger and Steve Sowards. A Community Arts Project of Hospitality House fundraiser. Yes, there will be food.. and beer, and eggs to decorate with contest! Jello Shots too! $15 Beer Bust = four hours of beer/soda, plus an egg to decorate. Additional eggs $5. Jello shots $2 each.
April 15, 2017, 9pm-3:30am. Springtime mashups, free bunny ears, Easter egg hunt, and candy! Main Room DJs Tyme and Airsun keep the dance floor hopping all night. Monster Drag Show twisted tribute to the season at 11pm ft. SUGAH BETES! Hip-hop/ R&B DJs: MYSTER C + MR. WASHINGTON. Electronica DJs: MC2 + PAUL GOODYEAR. Drag Hosts: SUPPOSITORI SPELLING + ROCK M SAKURA.
April 15, 2017, 9:30pm - 2am, Saturday at Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St, SF. California's Number One Dance Music and Video Club, 18+ event (usually on Saturdays) featuring Pop, Dance, Top40, AsianPop and venturing into the Kpop scene. LA Resident VJ LaRock + hot Asian go-go dancers. Tickets $8-$15.
April 16, 2017, 10am-4pm, Hellman Hollow, Golden Gate Park. A 50th anniversary tribute to the Summer of Love. Noon Easter Bonnet Contest; burlesque performances; live music; drag kings/queens; Sisters' vows/elevations, Donald Trump exorcism; FOXY MARY + HUNKY JESUS contests. Bring blanket + picnic supplies; an irreverent and fun afternoon. Remember to wear flowers in your hair!
April 16, 2017, 2-8pm. For treats and delights aplenty, hop over to El Rio to see what is boiling: Honey Mahogany, the Wascally Wabbit, hosting/ toasting; Nicki Jizz the Krackel in your chocolate bar! Au Jus will make you see Jesus + Pussy Diet knows where your Eggs are hidden! Debonaire Discaires: John Fucking Cartwright (Lyddle Jean) and Freshie (William Freeman)! Meaty + vegan tacos!
April 18, 2017, 7-9pm, The GLBT Historical Society. Residents will provide feedback to the Cultural Heritage Strategy Task Force. Discussion on these questions: What does LGBTQ heritage mean to you? What neighborhoods, building, organizations, events or other cultural resources should be preserved, promoted or commemorated? What strategies should the City employ to carry out this work?
April 20, 2017, 7pm, Roxie Theatre. Canadian film drama premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, starring Natalie Krill as Jasmine and Erika Linder as Dallas. Two Toronto women meet and begin a passionate love affair. A frank look at the all-encompassing nature of attraction - the good, the bad, the ugly, and the transcendendent. A free screening, open to the public.
April 20-22, 2017, showtimes THU at 9pm, FRI/SAT at 8 + 10pm, at Nob Hill. Rafael is one of the biggest names in the porn industry. Patrons fly in from as far away as Japan just to see this amazing star. He has sexy appeal and a crazy sense of humor. Don’t miss this opportunity to see on of the greats..
April 20, 2017, 8pm-2am at The Stud. A psychedelic journey through time/space - newest paintings by Blake Cedric exhibition to oogle & ahhgle at... A world turned into a mind-melting game of twister and his right hand always on green... Late night party with DJs Vin Sol, Taco Tuesday. Hosted by the Divine Goddes of Folsom St, Miss Jay.
April 21, 2017, 10pm at Oasis. Taking over the SoMa w/ your favorite beats and Bay Area babes - brought to you by Kelly Lovemonster and davO. Special Guest Dai Burger. DJs DavOmakesbeats, boy_friend + DJ JiBBZ. Hostess Kelly Lovemonster. Door Gay: Mike Scott.
April 22, 2017, 8pm + April 23, 2pm at Herbst Theatre, San Francisco. Told in their own words from letters and diaries; musical highlights from all 13 comic operas. Conceived, written and directed by Barbara Heroux, featuring salon orchestra conducted by Baker Peeples + cast of familiar/ well-loved performers.
April 22, 2017, 9pm-2am at SF Eagle. After bouncing all over Europe MEGAWOOF AMERICA has a new home. DJ GLOVIBES will be spinning his mega sexy beats while his wild go-go Bears BeefBearrito and Boy Donick dance for your pleasure. Be a part of the celebration; hosted by Ivan Luna.
April 22, 2017, 9pm-4am, F8. SAT: New Night, New Venue. Winner of the 2016 BAR Bestie for Best Monthly Nightlife event! 48 Hills wrote: "Honestly one of the best gay parties in the city, with two rooms full of mind-expanding and just plain fun music, a little Burner-Faerie vibe mixed in with the half-naked men, and an underground feel." DJs Julio, Mark O'Brien, M*J*R, Beya.
April 22, 2017, 9pm-3:30am. Coachella artists past + present throughout the night, all mashed up! Special guests: DJs From Mars, the electro mashup masters direct from Italy, and 11pm SUGAH BETES Monster Drag Show. Main Room DJ MYSTERIOUS D. EDM mashups, revamps, remixes, covers with COSMIC SELECTOR + friends. Hip-hop DJs ROCKIT + RYAN ANDREW. Drag hosts: SUPPOSITORI SPELLING + QWEEN.
April 22, 2017, 10pm-3am, at Oasis! BenDeLaCreme is an American burlesque and drag performer from Seattle, Washington. He is known for being a contestant on Season 6 of RuPaul's Drag Race, for his solo shows Terminally Delightful and Cosmos, and as co-creator and host of burlesque revues Freedom Fantasia and Homo for the Holidays.
April 22, 2017, 10pm-8am at The EndUp, 401 6th St. A RAVEnous Party. Wear 'em NEON accessories. FREE glow sticks, sexy ShangriLa lumitons + accessories at the door. Your San Francisco LGBT Asian club destination - every 4th Saturday of the month! Music by DJs JACK ROJO + PKDJ. Featuring Afterhours set by Andrew Gibbons. 21+ with ID. Admission is FREE before 11pm; $20-$25 after 11pm.
April 22, 2017, 11pm-4am at The Monarch, 101 6th St, SOMA. The men of BRÜT with the help of Locoya Hill Entertainment return to San Francisco to bring the BOOM and it's bound to register on the Richter scale! DJs Dan Darlington + Peter Napoli, who brought BRÜT to life, will both be in the house to keep the BASS BANGING all night long! $15-20.
April 25, 2017, 7-9pm. Discussing the history of LGBTQ involvement in party politics in San Francisco; how community participation in electoral politics has served/ does serve the movement. A multigenerational community conversation to feature panelists from local LGBTQ party-affiliated clubs + former elected officials, exploring issues in historical and contemporary contexts.
April 25, 2017, 7-10pm at Chicken John's Warehouse/SF Institute of Possibility, 3359 Cesar Chavez. Annual benefit Sister MaeJoy B WithU’s harm prevention program for Pride. Hope to see you there and if you can, please bring a little extra to donate. Dr. Sketchy alternative drawing: from flashmobs to MoMA, bringing artists rule-breaking cocktails of dames, drinking and drawing.
April 26, 2017, 9pm-2am, and every Wednesday at Beaux. Grand (re)Opening of PAN DULCE - one of the CASTRO'S most legendary weekly parties returns with the hottest PAPI BOYZ go-gos from around the USA, the most fabulous drag divas and the sweetest Latin/ Dance/ Top 40 musica by DJs KRAZY + ADRIAN! Opening night with RUPAUL Drag Race star JESSICA WILD + rising star AMAYA BLAC.
April 28, 2017, 9pm-2am. Fast becoming one of Europe's most sought after parties, with leading international DJs, cutting edge music, a masculine theme for Bears, their admirers, muscle boys, and cubs. Guest DJ/Producer SHANE STIEL (LA) + PAUL COALS (UK). Hot go-go Bears. Clothes check, state of the art visuals. Cover charge $8 before 11pm, more after.
April 29, 2017, 9pm-3:30am. Midnight Costume Contest/ hundreds of $ cash prizes! From Hungary, special video mashup set from duo Videod!sco w/ DJs POZSI + MEDGYA; 11pm live mashup rock band Smash-Up Derby. $5 before midnight in FULL costume! DJs FAROFF, ADRIAN A, JIMI G, YA MAMMA’S MASHUPS, DEVON, DANNY DELORIAN, FACT.50, MARKY RAY, HAUTE MESS. Drag hosts: QWEEN + ROCK M SAKURA.
April 29, 2017, 9pm-2am at SF Eagle. Back to Bearracuda for a sexy night! Cruise, dance and meet hundreds of guys, stripped down and dancing to DJs Carrie on Disco + Trevor Sigler. $6 all night. Bearracuda is the largest attended bear dance party in the U.S. - now in 58 cities across the world.
April 29, 2017, 10pm at PhoeniX SF/ Endup, 401 6th St. Bringing you DJ Twisted Dee as part of the One Magical Weekend 2017 DJ tour, as well as SF's own Josh Whitaker DJ/ Producer & newcomer extrodinare DJ Mohammad! Hosted by Ky Martinez, come enjoy the great music with gogo studs dressed in Timoteo Studio underwear!
April 30, 2017, 10pm at Oasis. It has several meanings; the new "Mothership" of drag in SF, something warm and comforting, nurturing even. And it also ties into the "drag mother" thing. Upcoming dates: May 7th with Jerick Hoffer; 14th w/ Courtney Act; 21st w/ Trixie Mattel; 28th w/ Sasha Velour; also June 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th.
May 1, 2017, 7-9pm at The Rhino. There’s Jo, in his 80s, teaching Maybelle, a young woman with natural talent, to sing the blues. Maybelle loves Jo, but Jo has secrets. Can Maybelle still love Jo? Meanwhile, it’s New Orleans, and the water is rising. Free admission.
May 4, 2017, 8:30pm - 1am at SF Eagle. Join DJ Dank and Under the Golden Gate for a night of supreme frock rock as The Merman Experience, Maria Konner and Not From Jersey and Kallisto storm the stage to Rock You Out! $8 cover.
May 5-6, 2017, 8 + 10pm at Nob Hill. Kurtis Wolfe, the Texan Cutie, returns to Nob Hill Theatre on Friday & Saturday. Kurtis is a Nob Hill favorite who always puts on a sexy show. He performs solo shows at 8pm, and is joined by the equally talented Josh Conners for SEX SHOWS at 10pm.
May 5, 2017, 9pm - 2am at Lone Star Saloon. Last month was such a blast - let's do it again! This month we have great DJ Paul Goodyear to get your bootie moving. Come down and join us for beers, booze, bears, and tunes. See your friends and meet some friendly new faces!
May 6, 2017, 4-7pm at Beaux. Fun-filled beer bust afternoon celebration to support Theatre Rhinoceros! Co-Hosts Leanne Borghesi + Scott Mullaney (Gessford), GayPocket Gal Trudy Giuliani-Poeschel, Kim Kenneth Larsen (GayPocket publisher) DJ Jim McCunn, entertainers + annual Cover Model Search finalists! Following week: Summer/Pride guide cover Steven Underhill photo shoot.
May 6, 2017 9:30pm-2am, Slate Bar, 2925 16th St. Monthly 1st SAT dance party, spinning Indie, Electro, and 90's Electronica. DJs: Candy (Get Lucky, Bootie, SF Pride, Cat Club, Hotline) + 2nite (Jetset, Hotline). FREE Martian head boppers, LED finger lights, glow bracelets, glow glasses, glow rings. Parade of disco extraterrestrials, 5 ft alien, lights/fog + favorite music videos.
May 8, 2017, 7:30pm at Davies Symphony Hall. An associate of the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History, the 5th head of the Hayden Planetarium, NYC and the first occupant of its Frederick P Rose Directorship, Tyson has broad professional research interests. These include star formation, exploding stars, dwarf galaxies, and the structure of our Milky Way.
May 13, 2017, 2-8pm at El Rio. Bring yr lewks, yr movez + yr frenz. The Poly crew will take care of the rest. Daytime dancing + boozy cruising - an afternoon u won't soon forget. Queen without makeup Lotus Disco and legend-in-the-making RoseGold playing w/ support from Polyglamorous residents M*J*R, Mark O'Brien and Beya. We'll have the grill going, so get your burger on.
May 18-19, 2017, 8 + 10pm at Nob Hill Theatre. Brent has worked extensively in the porn industry since was very young. His talents also include directing, producing and acting in porn, television and major screen films - a talented young man. His sexy smile and handsome good looks makes him a natural. He is joined by Porn Star JJ Knight for 8 + 10pm shows. All shows are SEX SHOWS!
May 19, 2017, 10pm - 2am at The Lone Star Saloon. A night to dance, shake, and show off what you've got at your favorite underwear party... . With clothes check. Battle of the BULGE contest for $100 cash prize. Beats by Juan. GogoBabes. Door babe: Raquelita. BULGE wrangler: Matt Picon. A benefit for the XRYSALIS gathering at Groundswell institute for/by Queer people of color.
May 20, 2017, 9:30pm-2am, Saturday at Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St. Established in LA where GAMeBoi runs nonstop every Friday; the 18+ nightclub of choice for the Asian community. Third Saturdays San Francisco monthly event features a diverse pop and dance music mix with ventures into the kpop scene. VJ LaRock plays Pop/Dance/EDM/AsianPop. Hot Asian go-go dancers. Tickets $8-15.
May 26, 2017, 9pm-3am at CLUB 21, 2111 Franklin St, Oakland. Performance by the amazing ladies of HOROSCOPOS DE DURANGO in their national "LOS BORRACHOS GAY CLUB TOUR." Also, caliente PAPI go-gos from LA, MEXICO, PUERTO RICO and RUSSIA will be joined by drag divas LOLA and DORYS, who will give out free shot pours all night long.
May 27 - July 2, 2017, at Eureka Theatre. Theatre Rhinoceros 39th anniversary season. The glorious musical adventure about trannies, drag shows, Down Under, and what we will do for love.
May 28, 2017, 10pm-6am, at 1015 Folsom St. SF's HOTTEST PARTY is back/ bigger than ever. Join over 1000 of the hottest MEN in (skimpy) UNIFORM for a truly massive Military Ball, complete with full scale TOP GUN aircraft carrier decor, studly Navy recruit GoGo GODS, insane sound lights and production. DJs TOMMY LOVE + ANDREW GIBBONS.
May 31 - June 15, 2017. Annual festival devoted to documentary cinema. Two week event since 2001 has brought the most weird and wonderful aspects of real life to the big screen. "...a zippy blend of politics, music, social issues and youth-oriented subcultures...vibrant, irreverent form of entertainment ...." – Michael Fox, KQED. At Great Star, Roxie, Vogue theaters.
June 1, 2017, Wednesday 8pm at Nob Hill Theatre. Strut your stuff on stage - First Prize $200 CASH / Second Prize $100 CASH / Third Prize $50 CASH. The contest is also an audition/ chance to join as a House Performer. Call 415 397-6758 to set up the audition.
June 2 - July 2, 2017 at New Conservatory Theatre Center. Two young men. A battle raging in the distance. Game on. Inspired by The Iliad and the epic tale of Achilles and Patroclus, a shockingly funny, poetic and radical re-imagining of one of the oldest love stories in all of Western literature. By JC Lee.
June 3, 2017. Performances, performance art, new queer work, visual arts; annual month-long Queer Arts Festival, Queer arts groups “Creating Queer Community” - a program that to date has commissioned more than 120 San Francisco-based artists to create new work.
June 9-10, 2017, 8 + 10pm at Nob Hill Theatre. New to the porn industry, Beau Taylor made his first scene for American Muscle Hunks in March. “Beau is perfect for the Nob Hill Theatre – He loves to show off his amazing body!” - Big Joey D of American Muscle Hunks. Joined by NHT Fan Favorite Dylan Strokes for the 10pm SEX SHOWS!
June 15-25, 2017, the 41st edition annual 11-day event at Castro Theatre - the longest-running and largest gay film festival in the world. Ongoing series includes free films at Frameline at the Center, 1800 Market Street at 7:30pm, second Thursdays of select months.
June 23-25, 2017, 8 + 10pm at Nob Hill Theatre. ADAM KILLIAN returns for PRIDE, Friday, Saturday, Sunday nights, his 7th year as Gay Pride Headliner! Why? Because he packs them in with unbelievable shows - he has a real sense of what the audience wants and provides original hot sexy shows. This year Adam is joined by sexy newcomer Carlos Lindo for 10pm SEX SHOWS!
June 23, 2017, 9pm-3am, at Folsom Foundry, 1425 Folsom St. Pride Celebration Underwear Party for bears, cubs and friends, with DJs Paul Goodyear (Sydney) + Ryan Jones (LA). $15 General Admission tickets or $40 VIP Tickets - include private bar, seating/ viewing area.
June 24-25, 2017 - climaxes a month of events. See their website for media of 2016 festival celebrations at the downtown Civic Center, and the Parade from Market & Beale with over 200 contingents marching.
July 30, 2017, 11am-6pm. Leather & fetish annual street fair, SoMa district, Dore Alley between Folsom & Howard Streets, adjoining blocks of Folsom between 9th & Juniper Streets and Tenth between Howard & Sheridan Sreets. Past year featured: Dance Party 9pm-2am at SF Eagle -throbbing, hot and raw, head-to-toe leather/ uniforms, go-go sluts, pulsating beats.
August 2-7, 2017. HQ: Sonoma Nesting Company. Pool Parties/ Daddy Saddle Party/ Bearracuda Party/ SWEAT Dance/ Dinners/ Tours/ performers/ bonfires/ beach/ Wine Tasting/ socials/ Movie Nite/ ice cream/ Beareoke. Also: Castrobear's every 2nd Sunday bear party at 440 Castro, 4-10pm, with raffles, prizes, drink specials, hot men + great music!
September 8-23, 2017, at EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy St. Magic, puppetry, clowning, solo performance, original work, and much more - the Bay Area’s largest grassroots festival charges forward with 33 unique shows from both local and non-local artists. See the full program schedule at website:
September 22 - October 22, 2017, New Conservatory Theatre. A protest brought them together. But now, as his white lover, a Black Lives Matter activist, immerses himself in the struggle, Jesse, a black man, must confront his own political apathy or risk his rights and their love. This gripping and intimate new play asks what is the real cost of standing on the sidelines? Tickets in July.
September 24, 2017, 11am-6pm, the world's largest leather event, on Folsom Street between 8th & 13th. Bigger IS better at this only-in-San-Francisco event! Something for everyone, 400,000 fetish enthusiasts on 13 city blocks. See updates as posted at website:
October 1, 2017, 11am-6pm. Annual street festival, the first Sunday of October, with hundreds of local artists, vendors, craftspeople, and organizations celebrate the diversity of the Castro neighborhood. Stages with live entertainment and dance pavilions too. Proceeds go directly to charitable causes important to the Castro community, and for the rainbow flag at Castro and Market.
October 19-22, 2017. The world's largest annual LGBT country-western dance weekend. Four nights of dance parties. Three days of dance workshops. Hundreds of cowfolks. One amazing weekend (past year) at Sundance Saloon, 550 Barneveld Ave, Holiday Inn, 1500 Van Ness Ave, and Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave. A fundraising benefit for AIDS and Breast Cancer Emergency Funds.
October 27 - December 3, 2017. David is a self-possessed New York librarian with a need for classification, a love for collecting rare books he never opens and a strong ambivalence about marriage. What happens when his best friend’s bachelor party takes him to Montreal, and he is swept off his feet by a charming young florist? A witty and whimsical romantic comedy tied in knots.
December 1, 2017 - January 7, 2018 at New Conservatory Theatre. The naughty puppets return for a never-ending holiday party at NCTC! Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. Book by Jeff Whitty. Based on original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. “...a perennial hit -- even when seeing it for the second, third, or whatever time…” -Theatre Eddys.
January 19-20, 2018 (TBC). The 18th Annual Affair at The Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness. Music, theatre, dance, art, storytelling, circus arts, fashion, technology, art, stories; artists, performers, high-flying trapezes, steam-powered machines, costumed ballgoers. Vau de Vire Society presents vignettes paying homage to controversial works of (in)famous illustrator Edward Gorey.
February 2-7, 2018 (TBC), from 10am at the Castro Theatre and the Goethe-Institut San Francisco. Since 1996, North America's largest German film festival. The best of recent cinematic discoveries from German-speaking countries, along with special guest artist appearances, engaging forums, and diverse programs.
January 19 - February 25, 2018. A surviving activist from the AIDS crisis front lines, Kevin struggles to find purpose in an age of greater gay rights but political complacency. As unexpected events threaten to erase history, his anger and passion are renewed. Hilarious, sharp, deeply moving look at personal/political hazards of rewriting the past, and one man's attempt to move on.
April 13 - May 20, 2018. Charlotte and Jonny have been best friends since they were nine. She's Jewish, he's Christian, she’s white, he's black. They love each other, but not that way. Or maybe that way. As they tumble into their twenties and confront mysteries of their sexuality, they eventually find that the path forward is not always the one right in front of you.