Our fearless intern, Julia Wallerstedt, has scoured every source she could get her hands on to bring you our Super Mega Pride Guide. (Another Appeal must read: Violet Blue’s Sexy Pride Guide.) From SFist to some guy’s fist, from the BAR to a napkin we found at a bar, we’ve compiled every event we came across to make your Pride celebration all it can be. If we missed any, let us know and we’ll add it in. Otherwise, have fun out there, everybody. — EB
All Stars 4 @ The Garage: My Body Love Story Fabled ASP says not to miss “queer disabled femme” Dominika Bednarska perform excerpts of her solo show, where she explores one of the most important relationships in life: the one with her own body. Plus, see “Nia Witherspoon’s The Messiah Complex, about a young butch navigating the complex world of gender, race and reconciling one’s history; Trashina Cann’s On Stand, a story about multiple identities, blame and survival.”
When: Wed, June 23, 8pm
Where: The Garage, 975 Howard St.
Cost: $10-$20, Purchase tickets here.
Homo Evolution Show @ El RioThe Homo Evolution describes the performance as a “concert performance of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender performers of color with an emphasis in pop, dance, rap, and hip hop music genres…headlined by Foxxjazell, the transgender (male to Female) performer who opened 2007’s HomoRevolution Tour, the first ever LGBT hip hop road tour that hit 10 Southwestern cities. The concert features the hottest acts that this genre has to offer: Drew Mason, Benni E, Mack Misstress, and Sgt. Sass in addition to Foxxjazell.”
When: Wed, June 23, 9pm
Where: El Rio, 3158 Mission St.
Radar: Old School 3 @ SF Public Library Part of the National Queer Arts Festival, the Queer Cultural Center describes Old School 3 as, “12 literary performers re-interpret and re-imagine living gay back in the day. A three-part series co-presented with the GLBT Historical Society and sponsored by Zellerbach Family Foundation. The final week’s installment stars Justin Chin, Cyd Nova, Ali Liebegott + Len Plass.
When: Wed, June 23, 6pm
Where: SF Public Library Main Branch Ground Level, 100 Larkin St.
When: Wed-Thu 8pm. Fri-Sat 9:30pm. Sun 7pm. thru June 27.
Where: Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. at Ellis
Cost: $30-$45 Purchase Tickets Here.
Satan’s Angel @ Cafe du Nord Legendary lesbian former burlesque stripper tells her tawdry tale. SF Station calls it a “story of fame, fortune, fire tassels and survival. Listen as The Devil’s Own Mistress, Satan’s Angel tells her stories, shows slides and her costumes from her times performing at San Francisco’s Condor Club, the Las Vegas Strip, Paris’ Folies Berg