OurtownSF.org - ARTS
Arts - includes some for-profits that target our community
Annual Arts Events & Festivals


(Feb) Academy of Friends academy awards night charity gala INTERVIEW
(Sept) Art for AIDS live and silent auction benefitting ahp
(Oct) Castro Street Fair street fair 1st sunday of october VIDEO
(Apr) Dining Out for Life -SFAF dining fundraiser benefitting sfaf
(Dec) Donna Sachet - Songs of the Season holiday fundraiser for aef VIDEO INTERVIEW
(May) Endeavor Foundation for the Arts  helps artists see their artistic endeavors become a reality
(Sept) Folsom Street Fair bdsm & leather subculture street fair VIDEO 
(Jun) Frameline international lgbtq film festival VIDEO INTERVIEW

(Jun) Fresh Meat Festival annual transgender & queer performance festival VIDEO
(Sept) Golden State Gay Rodeo Association  VIDEO
(Dec) Kung Pao Kosher Comedy comedy mixed with chinese food at christmas  VIDEO
(Jul-Aug) Lazy Bear bear events at the russian river VIDEO
(Sept) Leather Walk official kickoff for leather pride week
(Feb) Mr San Francisco Leather final contest for title INTERVIEW
(Oct) Ms SF Leather annual contest
(Jun) National Queer Arts Festival salon style exhibition featuring cutting edge artists
(Mar) Nitey Awards celebrating excellence in the nightlife industry VIDEO
(Jun) Pink Triangle commemoration of  lgbt victims of world war 2 VIDEO
(Jun) Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project films/videos telling the stories of queer women of color VIDEO
(Sept) Real Bad  fundraising dance following folsom street fair VIDEO
(Jul, Dec) Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation - REAF fundraises thru entertainment events INTERVIEW
(May) Russian River Women's Weekend premier northern california lgbtq women's festival
(Aug) San Francisco Drag King Contest   fundraiser VIDEO
(Jun) San Francisco Dyke March the day before sf pride parade
(Jun) San Francisco Pride huge parade & celebration VIDEO
(Jun) San Francisco Trans March trans pride event friday before SF Pride VIDEO
(Nov) San Francisco Transgender Film Festival films that promote visibility of transgender & gender variant people VIDEO
(May) This Is What I Want Festival annual live art festival about desire
(Jul) Up Your Alley - formerly dore alley street fair - folsom street fair's dirty little brother  VIDEO


Ongoing

National AIDS Memorial Grove - Nancy Polosi Dr. Golden Gate Park - a living tribute to all lives touched by aids VIDEO
AsiaSF 201 9th St. lady shows combined with cal-asian cuisine VIDEO+ VIDEO INTERVIEW
Barbary Coast Cloggers clogging club VIDEO
Bay Area Rainbow Symphony community and visibility through artistic excellence  VIDEO
Brava Theatre Center 2781 24th St. for women in the arts INTERVIEW
California LGBT Arts Alliance promotes artistic and financial partnerships
Center for Sex and Culture 1349 Mission St. sex education, cultural events and archives 
Cheer San Francisco raises money for aids organizations through entertainment  VIDEO
Comedy Returns to El Rio monthly-every 3rd thursday of month-comedy show features an eclectic mix of comedians
Comfort & Joy "radical Fairie" collective producing art & special events
Endeavor Foundation for the Arts helps artists see their artistic endeavors become a reality
Fauxgirls san francisco's original drag dinner show VIDEO
Flaggers SF benefit flag dancing, flag creation, fanning & poi VIDEO+ INTERVIEW

Foggy City Dancers - square dance club VIDEO
Folsom Street Events supports folsom street and up your alley street fairs
Freewheelers Car Club historical auto society
Fresh Meat Productions presents transgender and queer arts programs VIDEO

GAPA Men's Chorus a showcase for the vocal talents of gay & bisexual asian & pacific islander men VIDEO
The GLBT Historical Society collects, preserves and interprets our history
GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St. exhibitions of our history VIDEO
GNEWS youtube online tv interview style show VIDEO
Golden Gate Men's Chorus joyous music-making VIDEO
Grand Ducal Council of San Francisco council of grand dukes and duchesses 
The HIV Story Project film, media & storytelling to fight hiv 
VIDEO
Happy Hour with Cameron Stiehl a series that captures the stories of members of our community VIDEO
Hella Gay Comedy Show gay comedy theme show
House of Pride Radio new local beats by lgbtq artists & live interviews VIDEO
Imperial Council of San Francisco  hosts and participates in a variety of entertainment and educational events INTERVIEW

It's Everything with Bebe Sweetbriar talk show podcast on progressive voices channel on tunein.com radio
Left Coast Theatre Co san francisco's home for original lgbt theatre
Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco
Man Dance Company ballet company VIDEO

Momma's Boyz Present KINGDOM! hot drag king sensations bringing live vocals, old school hip hop
New Conservatory Theatre 25 Van Ness Ave. theatre productions VIDEO
Oasis theater / cabaret / nightclub hosted by heklina and d’arcy drollinger VIDEO
Out in the Bay gay radio show VIDEO
Peaches Christ Productions filmmaker, cult leader and drag superstar celebrating cult cinema with elaborate shows VIDEO
Pink Triangle Park + Memorial to lgbt victims persecuted and murdered by adolph hitler and collaborators with nazi germany
Periwinkle Cinema 992 Valencia St. an underground monthly queer film series
Queer Cultural Center fosters queer artists VIDEO
Queer Rebels Productions showcases queer artists of color VIDEO
RADAR Productions nurtures queer artists and audiences by organizing literary arts programs
Rainbow Honor Walk  lgbt walk of fame in the castro VIDEO INTERVIEW
Red Hots Burlesque longest running queer burlesque show in the usa
The Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation - REAF fundraises for various program
s thru entertainment events INTERVIEW
San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus - SFGMC extraordinary musical experience  VIDEO

San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band official band of sf - concerts, parades, community events INTERVIEW
San Francisco Queer Open Mic monthly open mic space with queer performers
Sarah Bush Dance Project contemporary dance company VIDEO+ INTERVIEW
Sean Dorsey Dance transgender & queer modern dance VIDEO
Sunday's A Drag each sunday - hosted by donna sachet - brunch & drag show VIDEO
Ten Percent with David Perry weekly - interview series that focuses on lgbt issues VIDEO INTERVIEW
Theatre Rhinoceros live queer theater VIDEO INTERVIEW
Uncle Texas hybrid-genre feature by the world's 1st transgender film and video artist
Under the Golden Gate web series featuring the best of sf's underground and independent arts scene VIDEO


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