Going Out, July 8-15, 2022

Bay Area Reporter

Saturday July 9, 2022
Originally published on July 7, 2022

Going Out, July 8-15, 2022

What's up? Art, theater, nightlife, music and more. For at-home amusement, see our Movies, TV and podcasts listings.

ARTS - DANCE, OPERA, THEATER

'La Belle et La Bête' @ SF Jazz
'La Belle et La Bête' @ SF Jazz  

"Anything Goes"
Sutton Foster stars in the recorded stage production of the classic nautical musical comedy; streaming at https://www.anythinggoesmusicalcinema.com/

"La Belle et La Bête" @ SF Jazz
Opera Parallele's new production combines a staged performance of Philip Glass's opera and the 1946 Jean Cocteau film. $55-$135. July 14-17, Miner Auditorium, 201 Franklin St. https://operaparallele.org/ (Read our feature article.)

Circus Bella @ Bay Area Parks
The colorful gleeful company of acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, and clowns perform with live music by Rob Reich & The Circus Bella All-Star Band; thru July 23 at free outdoor shows. https://www.circusbella.org/flipflopfly

"Come From Away" @ San Jose Center for the Performing Arts
Touring production of the award-winning musical about a small town's welcome to immigrants. $38-$138. July 12-17. 255 S. Amaden. www.broadwaysanjose.com

Dana H. @ Berkeley Rep
Lucas Hnath's true story solo drama about Dana Higginbotham, a counselor in a psychiatric ward who was kidnapped by one of the patients and held captive in a series of Florida motel rooms for five months; performed by Jordan Baker. $22-$60; thru July 10. Roda Theatre, 2020 Addison St. https://www.berkeleyrep.org/

Circus Bella @ Bay Area Parks
Circus Bella @ Bay Area Parks  

"Dear San Francisco" @ Club Fugazi
The 'high-flying love story' weaves local history with acrobatic theatrics and live music by The 7 Fingers company, now with new cast members, and a full food and beverage menu; extended through 2022. $35-$99. 678 Green St. https://www.clubfugazisf.com/

"A Death-Defying Escape"
Judy Carter's Hollywood show with magic, comedy and stories of Jewish life and lesbian love streams online. https://deathdefyingescape.com/

"Fun Home" @ City Lights Theater Company, San Jose
New production of the bittersweet family tragedy musical based on Alison Bechtel's award-winning graphic novel. July 14-Aug. 21. 529 S. Second St. www.cltc.org

"Going Out" @ The Marsh
Don Reed's popular new solo show, subtitled 'Adventures Before & After the Pan Pan," is extended thru July 30. $25-$100. 7pm Saturdays, 1062 Valencia St. https://themarsh.org

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" @ Curran Theater
The special-effects-filled stage play about a mystery at Hogwarts returns in a new shortened two-act version. $69-$349; extended thru Jan. 2023. 445 Geary St. https://sfcurran.com/

"Nan and the Lower Body" @ Lucie Stern Theatre, Palo Alto
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's production of Jessica Dickey's play about Dr. Pap, his mysterious assistant, and frank and funny discussions about women's health and body autonomy. $30 and up. July 13-Aug. 7. 1305 Middlefield Road. https://theatreworks.org/

'The Prom' @ Golden Gate Theatre
'The Prom' @ Golden Gate Theatre  

"The Prom" @ Golden Gate Theatre
Touring company of the hit Broadway musical about LGBTQ adults adults who create the prom they never had as teens; thru July 17. 1 Taylor St. https://broadwaysf.com

San Francisco Opera @ War Memorial Opera House
Live and online performances. 301 Van Ness Ave. https://sfopera.com/

San Francisco Mime Troupe @ Bay Area Parks
The historic performing ensemble brings their new musical satire, "Back to the Way Things Were," to different parks, thru July 10. https://www.sfmt.org

Sanctuary City @ Berkeley Rep
Pulitzer Prize winner Martyna Majok brings us the powerful story of two young DREAMers who fight to establish a place for themselves in America. $29-$84. July 8-Aug. 14. 2025 Addison St. www.berkeleyrep.org

SFDanceworks @ ODC Theater
The company's fifth season features world and regional premieres by Edward Clug, Babatunji Johnson, Laura O'Malley, Dani Rowe and Yin Yue, as well as a revival of Martha Graham's classic work, 'Deep Song.' $28-$42. July 8-10. 3153 17th St. https://www.sfdanceworks.org/

'Sketch 12' @ Cowell Theater
'Sketch 12' @ Cowell Theater  

Sketch 12 @ Cowell Theater
New dance works by Amy Seiwert, Natasha Adorlee and Joshua L.Peugh. $20-$45. July 15 & 16. Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd. www.asimagery.org (Read our feature article.)

"Talk to Your People"
Dan Hoyle's new acclaimed solo show about race and politics in America. $25-$100; thru Aug. 27. 1062 Valencia St. https://themarsh.org


COMMUNITY
Castro Country Club
The LGBT-inclusive sober space holds meetings and events. 4058 18th St. https://www.castrocountryclub.org/

Gay Men's Sketch @ online/Mark I Chester Studio
Join the weekly online Zoom drawing session, with male models. Tuesdays, 6:30pm. $20 suggested donation. 1229 Folsom St. https://www.instagram.com/gaymenssketch/

GLBTQ+ Asian Pacific Alliance
Meetings, events and more for GLBTQ+ Asians. www.gapa.org

Horizons Foundation
Community foundation invests in LGBTQ nonprofits, strengthen a culture of LGBTQ giving, fundraising, and events. https://www.horizonsfoundation.org

Jewish Community Center
In-person and online Pride-related events thru June. 3200 California St. https://www.jccsf.org/

Keshet
Jewish LGBTQ nonprofit hosts online events and talks. https://www.keshetonline.org

Laborfest
Laborfest  

Laborfest
Online panels about workers rights, arts events, and educational panels; thru July. https://laborfest.net/

Les Leventhal Yoga
The gay yoga instructor leads online classes. https://join.lesleventhalyoga.com/

LGBT Asylum Project
Local nonprofit aides LGBTQ refugees. https://www.lgbtasylumproject.org/

LGBTQ Connection
Sonoma and Napa nonprofit hosts numerous events, including youth, elder groups, counseling. https://www.lgbtqconnection.org/en/homepage

LGBTQ History Project
August Bernadicou's interviews and stories on LGBTQ activists' histories; special LA and NYC Pride history interviews. Also, recorded talks with Bay Area Gay Liberation's Charlier Hinton, (new) Dan Nicoletta, Phyllis Lyon, Jack Fritscher, drag rocker Jayne County, Vanguard Editor Keith St. Clare, a Theater of the Ridiculous oral history, veteran gay rights activist and prolific author Perry Brass, and a 'lost' interview with 'Pink Narcissus' director James Bidgood. https://www.lgbtqhp.org/

Manny's Events
The cafe hosts meetings, music concerts, Ukraine fundraisers and community talks; in-person and online. 3092 16th St. https://welcometomannys.com/

"My Life is Worth Living"
Teen support videos in five powerful, diverse stories told over 20 episodes, for for teens struggling with mental health, including LGBTQ youth. https://www.wonder.media/product/my-life-is-worth-living

The National AIDS Memorial @ Golden Gate Park
The dedicated grove of memorials allows for peaceful contemplation of those lost; also, regular events, and online exhibits. 320 Bowling Green Drive. https://www.aidsmemorial.org/

Rainbow World Fund
Support international aid and outreach programs, not just LGBT causes, including the new Ukraine Emergency Fund. https://www.rainbowfund.org/

SF LGBT Center
Meetings, youth services and more events at 1800 Market St. and online. 1800 Market St. https://www.sfcenter.org/

Eric Orner @ California College of the Arts
Eric Orner @ California College of the Arts  

LITERARY
Author Events @ The Green Arcade
July 10, 5pm: Tom Wetzel ('Overcoming Capitalism). July 13, 6:30pm: Koni Benon ('Crossroads: I Live Where I Like). 1680 Market St. www.TheGreenArcade.com

Eric Orner @ California College of the Arts
The cartoonist ('The Mostly Unfabulous Life of Ethan Green') will discuss and sign copies of his new book, 'Smahtguy: The Life and Times of Barney Frank.' July 8, 7pm, Timken Hall, 1111 8th St. www.ca.edu

Events & Exhibits @ SF Public Library
Online and in-person author events. July 10, 3:30pm: Eureka Valley Reads Book Club discusses Bryan Washington's 'Memorial,' 1 Jose Sarria Court at 16th St. Also, check out books and DVDs, see various book-themed exhibits. 100 Larkin St. www.sfpl.org

LGBT Events @ Fabulosa Books
In-store and online monthly book club group discussion of literary works. July 7, 7pm, author Alec Scott ('Until It Shimmers') with arts writer Emily Wilson. 489 Castro St. https://www.fabulosabooks.com/

"Queer Words"
Listen to online literary chats hosted by author Wayne Goodman, with guests Kelliane Parker, Brian Broome, Michael Nava, Vi Khi Nao, Anne Shade, Brontez Purnell, Christopher Castellani, the late Leslie Cohen and many others. https://queerwords.org/

Festival Napa Valley
Festival Napa Valley  

MUSIC
Cal Performances @ UC Berkeley
Music and dance concerts and more at Zellerbach Hall and nearby theaters. Bancroft Way at Dana St., Berkeley. calperformances.org

Feinstein's at the Nikko
The upscale nightclub presents cabaret concerts. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinssf.com/

Festival Napa Valley
Outdoor music concerts with world-class artists (Trisha Yearwood, Joshua Bell, Manetti Shrem Opera and more) at Festival Napa Valley Stage at Charles Krug and Jackson Family Wines Amphitheater at the Culinary Institute of America at Copia; wine tours (at multiple wineries) and more, July 9-24. $35. 500 1st St., Napa https://festivalnapavalley.org/

Great American Music Hall
Enjoy live music at the classic venue. 859 O'Farrell St. https://gamh.com/

Noe Music
In-person and online concerts in many genres; classical, folk, early music. 1021 Sanchez St. https://www.noemusic.org/

Noontime Concerts @ Old Saint Mary's Cathedral
Enjoy weekly concerts in a variety of genres, Tuesdays at 12:30pm. 660 California St. www.noontimeconcerts.org

violinist Kenneth Renshaw @ Old First Concerts
violinist Kenneth Renshaw @ Old First Concerts  

Old First Concerts
Enjoy live streamed and archived music concerts of classic, and contemporary music. July 19, 4pm: violinist Kenneth Renshaw, with pianist Elizabeth Dorman; in-person or livestream. $25. 1751 Sacramento St. https://www.oldfirstconcerts.org

"OutLoud"
LA concert series streams online, featuring LGBT musicians like Whatever Mike (FKA Michael Blume), Mikalah Gordon, Black Gatsby and Eyemaki. https://www.twitch.tv/officiallyoutloud/about

People in Plazas
75 free outdoor music concerts at 12 venues on or near Market St. thru August, most at 12pm. https://peopleinplazas.org/

Peppermint @ The New Parish, Oakland?The drag star performs a live concert of original songs. $30-$65. July 8, 8pm. 1743 San Pablo Ave. www.peppermintonline.com

"Queer Vines"
LGBT musicians perform a variety of genres in season 2 of the show, on the LGBT Center's YouTube channel.

San Francisco Bach Choir
Weekly online concerts of classical music and other genres. https://sfbach.org/

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus @ Davies Symphony Hall
San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus @ Davies Symphony Hall  

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus @ Davies Symphony Hall
'Final Words,' the Chorus' last concert with outgoing director Tim Seelig; with the SF Symphony and Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir. July 13, 7:30pm, 201 Van Ness Ave. www.sfgmc.org

San Francisco Performances @ Herbst Theatre
Winter season of chamber music, classical and vocal concerts and recitals. 401 Van Ness Ave. http://sfperformances.org/

San Francisco Symphony @ Davies Symphony Hall
In-person and online concerts. 201 Van Ness Ave. http://www.sfsymphony.org/

"Seth Concert Series"
Broadway pianist and host Seth Rudetsky's online concerts feature an all-star line-up, Sundays at 5pm PT. $25. https://events.broadwayworld.com/seth-concert-series/

SF Jazz
The acclaimed venue brings their concert series online with talented musicians, and has returned to in-person concerts. July 7-10: Joey Alexander Trio. $35-$95. 201 Franklin St. https://www.sfjazz.org

"Stars in the House"
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's popular YouTube series of chats and game nights with musical theatre and TV/film talents continues, with donations going to The Actors Fund. https://www.starsinthehouse.com/

Stern Grove Festival
Outdoor music concerts return, with Toro Y Moi, LeAnn Rimes, Cold War Kids, Cat Power, Old Crow Medicine Show, Taj Mahal. Free/advance seating. Also live streaming online. 19th Ave. at Sloat Blvd. www.sterngrove.org

"True Colors" @ PBS
'Our Stories, Our Songs,' a unique look at the history of the LGBTQ community In The United States In Stories And Songs, hosted by Amy Schneider, featuring performances by Indigo Girls, Billy Gilman, Morgxn, Peppermint, Alexis Michelle, Jujubee, Chris Colfer, Trey Pearson, Breanna Sinclairé And André De Shields, with The American Pops Orchestra conducted by Luke Frazier. https://www.pbs.org/

Yoshi's
The elegant nightclub-restaurant features jazz and R&B musicians. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. https://yoshis.com

Guy Colwell's 'Pleasures Primal Terrors' @ 111 Minna Gallery
Guy Colwell's 'Pleasures Primal Terrors' @ 111 Minna Gallery  

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES
111 Minna Gallery
New duo exhibit; Guy Colwell's 'Pleasures Primal Terrors' and David Ball's 'Fanfaronade,' opening July 14, 5pm-11pm; thru Aug. 11. 111 Minna St. https://111minnagallery.com/

Angelic/Trimble Gallery
Unusual art exhibits; 1275 Minnesota St. https://www.anglimtrimble.com/

ArtHaus
Gallerists James Bacchi and Annette Schutz showcase multiple visual artists. 228 Townsend St. http://www.arthaus-sf.com/main-gallery/

Art Visit
Meet with visual artists in your area at their studios. https://artvisit.org

"The Art of the Brick" @ LEGOģ Exhibit
View sculptures and interactive installations made of the toy bricks, now with a creative lounge. $18-$21; extended thru Sept. 5. 1 Grant Ave. https://artofthebrickexhibit.com/

Asian Art Museum
'Carlos Villa: Worlds in Collision,' 'Seeing Gender,' a selection of works that reveal the complexities and nuances of gender across Asian art. 'Memento: Jayashree Chakravarty' and 'Lam Tung Pang, After Hope: Videos of Resistance,' 'Zheng Chongbin: I Look for the Sky,' and historic works. Fri-Mon 10am-5pm. Thu 1pm-8pm. 200 Larkin St. asianart.org

Berkeley Art Center
Diverse art exhibits; Juried Members Exhibition, 'No Way Out But Through,' opens July 2; thru Aug. 6. 1275 Walnut St., Berkeleyhttps://www.berkeleyartcenter.org

Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Quilts, Blankets, and Tapestry: Contemporary Art and Textiles, Ron Nagle: Handsome Drifter, Folk and Modern Art in Postcolonial India) and art films streamed online and screened outdoors (BYO chairs). 2155 Center St., Berkeley. www.bampfa.org

'The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited' @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
'The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited' @ Contemporary Jewish Museum  

California Academy of Sciences
The fascinating science museum includes live creatures (aquarium, terrarium) and educational exhibits. New; 'Wander Woods,' an outdoor kids and families play space. Also, 'Living Worlds,' a planetarium show. Mon-Sat 9:30am-5pm. Sun 11am-5pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. https://www.calacademy.org/

Cartoon Art Museum
Ajuan Mance's art, part of the Emerging Artist Showcase; also, 'Chivalry: Art of Colleen Doran,' original artwork from the Dark Horse graphic novel illustrated by Doran and written by Neil Gaiman; thru Sept. 18. 'Keith Knight's 'Woke,'' the local Black cartoonist's exhibit ('The K Chronicles'); 'The Legend of Wonder Woman,' an exhibition celebrating 80 years of DC Comics' iconic Amazon. Sat & Sun 11am-5pm. 781 Beach St. www.cartoonart.org

Catharine Clark Gallery
Contemporary artists' exhibits. 248 Utah St. https://cclarkgallery.com/

Chabot Space & Science Center
Programs include live science programs each Wed., 10:30am, virtual telescope viewings each Sat. 9pm. Free/$15. 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland (opens in Nov.). chabotspace.org

Chinese Cultural Center
Exhibition of new work by Bay Area-based contemporary ceramic artist Cathy Lu. 750 Kearny St. https://www.cccsf.us/

Conservatory of Flowers
Beautiful indoor and outdoor floral exhibits in the classic arboretum; special events and parties return soon. 100 JFK Drive, Golden Gate Park. Free/$12. www.conservatoryofflowers.org

Contemporary Jewish Museum
'The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited,' with videos and film screenings, Muppets, materials, drawings, guest talks, and more; thru Aug. 14. (Read our feature article.) Also, the spacious downtown museum includes 'Experience Leonard Cohen' with a series of four solo exhibitions by contemporary artists George Fok, Judy Chicago, Candice Breitz, and Marshall Trammell, all inspired by the life and work of the revered singer-songwriter; also, group exhibit 'Tikkun: For the Cosmos, the Community, and Ourselves,' Julie Weitz' 'Golem: A Call to Action' and more. Free/$16. 736 Mission St. thecjm.org

de Young Museum
New: the Obama portraits by Kehinde Wiley. Also, 'Faith Ringgold: American People,' thru Nov. 27. 'Alice Neel: People Come First' thru July 10; 'Nampeyo and the Sikyátki Revival,' thru Feb. 2023. Also, collections of American, African, Oceanic, costume arts, sculpture and more. Tue-Sun 9:30am-5:15pm. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive. deyoung.famsf.org

Exhibits @ SF Public Library
'The Cockettes: Acid Drag & Sexual Anarchy, ' a celebration of the avant-garde psychedelic hippie theater troupe's 50th anniversary, in conjunction with original member Fayette Hauser's newly-published pictorial history by the same title; thru August; at the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, 3rd floor. Also, book display exhibits on the 6th floor. 100 Larkin St. https://sfpl.org/

Exploratorium Events
Talks, and demos with a science theme, including comet-cam and more; weekly After Dark nighttime parties have returned. Pier 15. www.exploratorium.edu

'The Cockettes: Acid Drag & Sexual Anarchy' @  SF Public Library
'The Cockettes: Acid Drag & Sexual Anarchy' @ SF Public Library  

Frequencies of Tradition @ Kadist
Group exhibit of a dozen Asian artists whose work challenges traditional representation; curated by Hyunjin Kim; thru July 16. 3295 20th St. https://kadist.org/san-francisco/

Gallery Wendi Norris
Contemporary art exhibits. Fort Mason Center Pier 2, 2 Marina Blvd. https://www.gallerywendinorris.com

GLBT History Museum
'Out in the World: Ireland's LGBTQ+ Diaspora' and 'Flag in the Map.' Online exhibits include 'Stories of Our Movement: Bay Area Reporter at 50.' Also, 'Legendary: African American LGBTQ Past Meets Present, Fighting Back,' 'Reigning Queens: the Lost Photos of Roz Joseph,' curated by Joseph Plaster. Online events as well. 4127 18th St. www.glbthistory.org

Gregangelo Museum
Take tours at the 27-room mansion filled with eccentric unusual interactive artworks and performances. www.gregangelomuseum.com

Harvey Milk Photo Center
View exhibits of masterful photographic art; also online galleries. 50 Scott St. https://www.harveymilkphotocenter.org/

Jenkins Johnson Gallery
Online solo and group exhibits of works by Philomela Williamson, Alex Jackson, and others. https://www.jenkinsjohnsongallery.com

'Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy' @ Legion of Honor
'Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy' @ Legion of Honor  

Land's End @ Former Cliff House
Group exhibit of artists' varied works where their charge is twofold: to discover artwork in unlikely places and to consider the planet's health. 1090 Point Lobos Ave. https://www.for-site.org

Lea Magdanal @ SF Academy
Local queer artist's exhibit of 30 paintings. 2166 Market St. https://www.academy-sf.com/

Legion of Honor
'Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy,' the first extensive exhibition of the designer's work, bringing together more than 80 ensembles from the past two decades; thru Sept. 5. Also, European and ancient art, giant Renaissance landscapes and historic paintings, plus classical sculptures and contemporary works, from Degas, Manet, Caillebotte and Vuillard to Egyptian, Greek and Roman artifacts; also, Wangechi Mutu's fascinating modern outdoor and indoor sculptures. Uue-Sun, 9:30am-5:15pm. Free/$15. legionofhonor.famsf.org

Lost Art Salon
Intimate gallery exhibits small and unusual works of note by contemporary and early 20th-century artists. 245 S. Van Ness. #303. https://lostartsalon.com

Minnesota Street Art Project
Multiple galleries host different artist exhibits at 1275 Minnesota St. At Rena Bransten Gallery: Derek Weisberg and Sam Perry. https://minnesotastreetproject.com/

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
New and ongoing exhibits; 'Tehuana,' photography of Diego Huerta; thru July 22. 2869 Mission St. missionculturalcenter.org

MOAD
Museum of the African Diaspora's exhibits include award-winning films, talks and music performances. 'Elegies: Still Lifes in Contemporary Art,' a group exhibit curated by Monique Long; thru Aug. 21. 685 Mission St. www.moadsf.org

Museum of Craft & Design
'Iris Eichenberg: Where Words Fail,' thru Oct. 30; and other exhibits online. www.sfmcd.org

"My Park Moment" @ Presidio
Large-scale outdoor exhibit of visitor-submitted images in local and regional state parks; at the new Tunnel Tops. www.presidiotunneltops.gov

Nancy Toomey Fine Art
Online and in-person exhibits. 1275 Minnesota St. nancytoomeyfineart.com

NIAD Exhibits
The art studio for developmentally disabled adults shares in-person online exhibits and sells beautiful works of art; in-person window displays and weekly online exhibitions. New: 'Miguel Chacon: Observer.' www.niadartstore.org

Queer Arts Featured
Queer Arts Featured  

Oakland Museum
'You Are Here: California Stories on the Map' (through 2022), 'Black Power' and 'Dorothea Lange: Photography as Activism' (both ongoing). Friday night interactive displays and live music. 1000 Oak St., Oakland. museumca.org

The Pink and Purple Church in the Castro
Online multimedia exhibit documenting the history of Metropolitan Community Church, its LGBTQ-inclusive services and outreach through the AIDS pandemic. http://arspgallery.com/mccsf-exhibit-main/

"Pride and Progress"
The Victory Fund's online exhibit showcases a timeline of LGBT political history. https://www.prideandprogress.org/

Queer Arts Featured
New LGBTQ-owned pop-up gallery set in the former site of Harvey Milk's camera shop. 575 Castro St.

Robert Koch Gallery
Contemporary artists exhibits. 49 Geary St. https://kochgallery.com/

Chloe Sherman's 1990s queer nightlife photos @ Schlomer Haus Gallery
Chloe Sherman's 1990s queer nightlife photos @ Schlomer Haus Gallery  

Schlomer Haus Gallery
New Castro/Duboce gay-owned art gallery; Chloe Sherman's 1990s queer nightlife photos (Read our feature with Sherman.) 2128 Market St., just west of Church St. Regular gallery hours Tue-Sat 12pm to 6pm and by appointment. https://www.instagram.com/schlomer_haus_gallery/

SF Arts Commission
New: 'Carlos Villa: Roots and Reinvention,' the first-ever museum retrospective of works by the iconic San Francisco-born Filipino American artist and educator; thru Sept. 3 (Additional exhibit, 'Carlos Villa: Worlds in Collision,' at the Asian Art Museum). 401 Van Ness Ave. https://sfartscommission.org/

SF Botanical Garden
Beautiful spacious gardens with multiple plants, trees and flowers. Free entry for SF residents; others $3-$10. 1199 9th Ave., Golden Gate Park. https://www.sfbg.org

SF Museum of Modern Art
'Shifting the Silence,' a group exhibit of 32 women artists, and 'Speculative Portraits,' an exploration of portraiture and identity. Also, Diego Rivera's massive 1940 mural 'Pan American Unity,' on display during its restoration, and an exhibit of his paintings. Also, Joan Mitchell retrospective. Also, 'Constellations: Photographs in Dialogue.' View Pop, Abstract, and Figurative art collections; Warhol, Rosenquist, Lichtenstein, to name a few. Bay Area Walls mural project, the outdoor vertical garden and Olafur Eliasson's sparkling one-way color tunnel. Free/$25; reserved, timed ticketing. Mon 10am-5pm. Thu 1pm-8pm. Fri-Sun 10am-5pm. First Thursdays free. 151 Third St. www.sfmoma.org

Diego Rivera exhibit @ SFMOMA
Diego Rivera exhibit @ SFMOMA  

Southern Exposure
Unusual art and installations and online projects. 3030 20th St. https://soex.org

Tenderloin Museum
New and permanent exhibits of neighborhood history. 398 Eddy St. http://www.tenderloinmuseum.org/

Tom of Finland Foundation
The LA-based museum hosts online exhibits and sketch sessions with male models (second Sundays) also LA fundraisers and events. https://www.tomoffinland.org

Walt Disney Family Museum
Located in The Presidio, the museum dedicated to the art of Disney films hosts online and in-person exhibits, classes and events. 104 Montgomery St. www.waltdisney.org

"We Are LGBTQ Nikkei" @ NJAHS Gallery
The National Japanese American Historical Society hosts a group exhibit of queer Nikkei artists creating space for queer Japanese American culture within Japantown for Pride Month.by the Japantown Rainbow Coalition, generously funded by the Berkeley Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence; thru July 9. 1648 Post St. https://www.njahs.org/exhibits/

"We Were There"
Online tours of art museums, showcasing hidden and overlooked LGBT themes, subjects and artists. http://wewerethere.org/

"Worker"
Online exhibit showcases photos and historic paintings of sex workers by 19 artists, from the late 19th Century of Edouard Manet and Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec to modern day contemporaries such as Felix Gonzalez-Torres, David Hockney, Nan Goldin, Bruce LaBruce and Margie Schnibbe. NSFW. www.artreporttoday.com

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Unusual modern art exhibits; also, film screenings, murals, and tours. https://ybca.org

pals @ Beaux
pals @ Beaux  (Source: Steven Underhill)

NIGHTLIFE
After Dark @ Exploratorium
Evening cocktail parties at the interactive science museum, with different themes; Thursdays 6pm-10pm. Pier 15 (Embarcadero @ Green St.) https://www.exploratorium.edu/

Aunt Charlie's Lounge
The intimate bar serves strong drinks and hosts frequent drag shows. 133 Turk St.

Beaux
Nightlife's hopping at the popular Market Street club, with drag entertainers, gogo studs, drinks and food. July 9: Shangri-La's Panda Black & White Ball, with Tyler Young, Nia Politan, Juicy Liu (also second Saturdays). Big Top Sundays. Drag brunch Sat & Sun, 2pm & 4pm. Pan Dulce Wednesdays. https://www.beauxsf.com/

Club OMG
Intimate mid-Market nightclub includes DJed dancing, drag shows and a karaoke night. 43 6th St. http://www.clubomgsf.com/

DJ Don Baird @ The Hole in the Wall
The fave local rock DJ's returned to the SoMa 'friendly neighborhood gay bikers' bar; Thursdays and Fridays. 1369 Folsom St. https://blackwolfmetal.com/ Also, listen online: https://www.twitch.tv/donbaird

Uhaul SF @ Jolene's
Uhaul SF @ Jolene's  (Source: Shot in the City)

Drag Brunch at Curio
Rexy hosts 12pm & 2pm drag shows (with Kylie Minono, Kipper Snacks, Bionka Simone) with brunch. 775 Valencia St. https://www.curiobarsf.com/

The Edge
Musical Wednesdays, Beards & Booze and other events have returned to the popular bar. 4149 18th St. www.edgesf.com

The EndUp
Historic SoMa nightclub hosts straight, gay and whatever late-night dance events. 401 6th St. https://theendupsf.com/

Golden Bull, Oakland
LGBT-friendly bar presents diverse live music acts. 412 14th St. https://goldenbullbar.com/

Jolene's
SoMa queer and woman/trans-owned nightclub and restaurant; Coyote Queer, second Saturdays, with DJs Koslov & Livv, costume contest. UHaul SF, Fridays. Sunday brunch drag show 11am-5pm. 2700 16th St. http://jolenessf.com/index.html

Lookout
The Castro bar with a panoramic view; ongoing: Bounce (Sat. nights), Lips & Lashes Drag Brunch with host Carnie Asada (Sat. afternoons), Jock (Sunday nights). 3600 16th St. http://www.lookoutsf.com/

Lone Star Saloon
DJed events at the historic bear bar, plus regular nights of rock music and patio hangouts; exhibit of painter Kenney Mencher's portraits of bears; thru July 27. 1354 Harrison St. https://www.lonestarsf.com/

Martuni's Monday Happy Hour
Pianist Russell Deason hosts the fun weekly open mic gathering. 5:30pm-8:30pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market.

Midnight Sun
The popular bar celebrates 50 years; Timeline Tuesdays, Honeypot Fridays with gogo studs; K-Pop and drag shows like Munro's at Midnight, 10pm Monday nights. 4067 18th St. https://www.midnightsunsf.com/

Muévelo @ Que Rico, Oakland
Valentino Presents' new East Bay Latin club is already a hit. Enjoy the new nightclub's weekly dance party with DJed grooves, drag divas, and gogo studs. Fridays, $10 and up, 9:30pm-3am. 381 15th St., Oakland. www.quericonightclub.com

Oasis
In-person shows include Princess, the weekly Saturday night drag show. July 7-16: Baloney male burlesque show. July 8, 10pm: Reparations, the all-Black drag show with Yvie Oddly. July 10, 12pm-4pm: Arts & Crafts Fair. July 14, 10pm: Meat Market drag king show. July 15, 10pm: ABBA vs Ariana night. Online shows, too. 398 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Port Bar, Oakland
Shake It Up Saturdays; Women's night Sundays; Wednesdays are a Drag shows at 9pm, 10pm & 11pm; Big Gay Trivia on Tuesdays; weekend drag brunch. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com|

Powerhouse Bar
Enjoy indoor and outdoor drinks at the popular SoMa bar; Underwear Thursdays; Juanita MORE's Powerblouse (fun drag makeovers) 1st Saturdays, and Beat Pig, 3rd Saturdays. 1347 Folsom St. https://www.powerhousebar.com/

Qué Rico
New LGBT Latinx nightclub features cute gogo guys and drag shows, DJed dance floor, brunch and dinner menus, too. 381 15th St., Oakland. www.quericonightclub.com

The Queen's Ball: A Bridgerton Experience @ SVN West
Immersive Regency Court experience, with live music, cocktails, actors playing roles from the hit TV series, including the Queen. $45 and up. 16+. Festive attire suggested. 10 Van Ness Ave. https://bridgertonexperience.com/san-francisco/

El Rio
The popular bar with a spacious outdoor patio hosts multiple LGBTQ events, including Hard French, Daytime Realness, a drag show hosted by Heklina, live bands, comedy and more. 3158 Mission St. https://www.elriosf.com/

Roller Disco @ Church of 8 Wheels
D, Miles, Jr., "The Godfather of Skate," hosts roller-skating nights with groovy tunes, plus skate rentals. $5-$15. 554 Fillmore St. http://www.churchof8wheels.com/

Scott Capurro @ Hearth Bar
Enjoy the dry wit of the gay comic. July 9, 8pm. $20-$25. 4701 Geary Blvd. www.eventbrite.com

SF Eagle
The famed leather bar has numerous events; BLUF Cigar Buddies 2nd Fridays. Frolic cosplay/furry party, 2nd Saturdays, 8pm-2am (http://frolicparty.com/). Sunday beverage bust, 3pm-7pm, $10-$15. 398 12th St. https://thesfeagle.com/

"Stranger Things; The Experience" @ SF Armory
Fun interactive tour of exhibits and rooms based on the hit Netflix series. $54. Wed-Sun thru August 14. 1800 Mission St. https://strangerthings-experience.com/san-francisco/

Suavecito @ Space 550
Valentino Presents and Club Papi present a new weekly Latin dance night with DJs Mike, Mr. Biggs, and Lola; Sonora Tropicana band, drag acts, gogo guys, three dance rooms, outdoor lounge. Saturdays, $15-$25. 9:30pm-3am. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.suavecitosf.com

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The (mostly) Country music line-dancing, two-stepping nights (Sundays and Thursdays) has returned. $5, 5pm-10:30pm. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

White Horse Bar
Enjoy outdoor dining and drinks at the famous Oakland bar. 6551 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. whitehorsebar.com

Writers With Drinks @ Make Out Room
Charlie Jane Anders welcomes authors Nina LaCour, Jordan Ellenberg, Claire Light, Elsa Sjunnesonand Amy Schneider. $5-$20. July 9, 7pm. 3225 22nd St. www.makeoutroom.com

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