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


Academy of Friends - Academy Awards night charity gala in February
Art for AIDS - live and silent auction benefitting AHP in September
Castro Street Fair - street fair 1st Sunday of October 

Dining by Design - DIFFA - annual dinner and silent auction by designers benefitting AIDS groups in September

Dining Out for Life -SFAF - dining fundraiser benefitting SFAF in April
Donna Sachet - Songs of the Season - holiday fundraiser for AEF in December
Endeavor Foundation for the Arts  - helps artists see their artistic endeavors become a reality in May
Folsom Street Fair - bdsm & leather subculture street fair in September 
Frameline - international LGBTQ film festival in June 

Fresh Meat Festival - annual transgender & queer performance festival in June
Golden State Gay Rodeo Association  - fundraiser and educates on the country-western lifestyle in September

Kung Pao Kosher Comedy - comedy mixed with Chinese food at Christmas 
Lazy Bear - bear events at the Russian River in July-August 
Leather Walk - official kickoff for leather Pride week in September
Mr San Francisco Leather - final contest for title in February
Ms SF Leather - annual contest in October
National Queer Arts Festival - salon style exhibition featuring cutting edge artists in June
Nitey Awards - celebrating excellence in the nightlife industry in March
Pink Triangle - commemoration of  LGBT victims of World War II in June
Queer Comics Expo - annual event to promote diverse queer representation in comics and animation in July

Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project - films/videos telling the stories of queer women of color in June 
Real Bad - fundraising dance following Folsom Street Fair in September
Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation - REAF - fundraises thru entertainment events in July & December 
Russian River Women's Weekend - premier Northern California LGBTQ women's festival in May
San Francisco Drag King Contest  - fundraiser in August
San Francisco Dyke March - the day before SF Pride parade in June
San Francisco Pride - huge parade & celebration in June
San Francisco Trans March - trans pride event Friday before SF Pride in June
San Francisco Transgender Film Festival - films that promote visibility of transgender & gender variant people in November
This Is What I Want Festival - annual live art festival about desire in May
Up Your Alley - Folsom Street Fair's dirty little brother in July


Ongoing

National AIDS Memorial Grove - Nancy Polosi Dr. Golden Gate Park - a living tribute to all lives touched by AIDS 
AsiaSF 201 9th St. - lady shows combined with Cal-Asian cuisine 
Barbary Coast Cloggers - clogging club 
Bay Area Rainbow Symphony - community and visibility through artistic excellence  
Brava Theatre Center 2781 24th St. - for women in the arts
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  
Comedy Returns to El Rio -comedy show features an eclectic mix of comedians
Comfort & Joy - "radical Fairie" collective producing art & special events
Creative Labor - queer visual artists working group
Endeavor Foundation for the Arts - helps artists see their artistic endeavors become a reality
Fauxgirls - San Francisco's original drag dinner show 
Flaggers SF - benefit flag dancing, flag creation, fanning & poi

Foggy City Dancers - square dance club
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

GAPA Men's Chorus - a showcase for the vocal talents of gay & bisexual Asian & Pacific Islander men
The GLBT Historical Society - collects, preserves and interprets our history
GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St. - exhibitions of our history 
GNEWS - YouTube online tv interview style show
Golden Gate Men's Chorus - joyous music-making 
Grand Ducal Council of San Francisco - council of grand dukes and duchesses 

Gregangelo's Velocity Circus - full service arts & entertainment service
The HIV Story Project - film, media & storytelling to fight HIV 
Happy Hour with Cameron Stiehl - a series that captures the stories of members of our community
Hella Gay Comedy Show - gay comedy theme show
House of Pride Radio - new local beats by LGBTQ artists & live interviews
Imperial Council of San Francisco  - hosts and participates in a variety of entertainment and educational events

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 - 
singers committed to musical excellence 
Man Dance Company - ballet company
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 
Oasis - theater / cabaret / nightclub hosted by Heklina and D’Arcy Drollinger
Out in the Bay - gay radio show
Peaches Christ Productions - filmmaker, cult leader and drag superstar celebrating cult cinema with elaborate shows
Pink Triangle Park + Memorial - to LGBT victims persecuted & murdered by Adolph Hitler & collaborators with Nazi Germany
Periwinkle Cinema 992 Valencia St. - an underground monthly queer film series
Queer Cultural Center - fosters queer artists 
Queer Rebels Productions -  showcases queer artists of color 
RADAR Productions - nurtures queer artists and audiences by organizing literary arts programs
Rainbow Honor Walk  - LGBT walk of fame in the Castro 
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
San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus - SFGMC - extraordinary musical experience 

San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band - official band of SF - concerts, parades, community events
San Francisco Queer Open Mic - monthly open mic space with queer performers
Sarah Bush Dance Project - contemporary dance company
Sean Dorsey Dance - transgender & queer modern dance
Sunday's A Drag - hosted by Donna Sachet - brunch & drag show
Ten Percent with David Perry - interview series that focuses on LGBT issues 
Theatre Rhinoceros - live queer theater 
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 


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