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Arts events June 7-14

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Flyaway Productions @ Hotel Cadillac Thu 7
Flyaway Productions @ Hotel Cadillac Thu 7  

THU 7

Castro Art Walk @ Castro Venues
Monthly (1st Thursdays) strolling events at participating bars and galleries, with artist exhibits and mini-chats, including Dog Eared Books, Blackbird Bar, Spark Arts and more. 6pm-9pm. www.castroartwalk.com

Count Basie Orchestra @ Yoshi's Oakland
The classic jazz stage band performs big band hits at the elegant restaurant-nightclub. $34-$40. 8pm. Also June 8, 8pm & 10pm. 510 Embarcadero west, Oakland. www.yoshis.com

An Entomologist's Love Story @ SF Playhouse
Melissa Ross' comic play about two bug scientists at the Museum of Natural History. $30-$100. Tue-Sun thru June 23. 450 Post St. www.sfplayhouse.org

Flyaway Productions @ Hotel Cadillac
Tender (n.) A Person Who Takes Charge, visualizes 100 years of Tenderloin activism with Jo Kreiter's astounding gravity-defying choreography set on the outside walls of the Cadillac Hotel, 380 Eddy St. Thu-Sat 8:30pm, select matinees 12:30pm. Thru June 16. www.flyawayproductions.com

The Humans @ Orpheum Theatre
Richard Thomas (The Waltons) stars in Steven Karam's comic family story set in a lower Manhattan duplex with a spooky past. $40-$110. Sun, Tue-Thu 7:30pm. Fri-Sat 8pm. Sat & Sun 2pm. Thru June 17. 1192 Market St. https://www.shnsf.com


Radar Quinceañera @ SF Public Library Thu 7  

Keith Hennessy @ The Lab
The politically-charged performer-choregrapher's two shows explore (Sink) self-contemplation and pink reactions, and (Crotch) the queer melancholoy of artist Joseph Beuys. Free, $10-$20. Crotch: June 7-9, 8pm, at The Lab, 2948 16th St. Audio description June 2. www.circozero.org

Mommie Queerest @ Oasis
Peaches Christ and Heklina's campy drag musical parody the Joan Crawford biopic. $27-$40. 7pm. Wed, Fri & Sat 7pm, thru June 9. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

MORE! as Muse @ Apothecarium
Opening reception at the famed pot store for a group exhibit of art about and inspired by nightlife and community icon Juanita MORE!, including Ariel Dunitz-Johnson, Criket, Doug Sandelin, Gooch, Grey Lux, John Foster Cartwright, Mr. David, Mutha Chucka, Sean Freitas and Spike. 6pm. Thru July 3. 2029 Market St. https://apothecarium.com/

Nicole Klaymoon, Embodiment Project @ ODC Theater
The Resident Artist Program presents a new work, Music of the Actualized Child. Other resident artist commissioned works thru June. $30. Thu-Sat 8pm. 3153 17th St. www.odc.dance

Radar Quinceañera @ SF Public Library
Arisa White, Jewelle Gomez, Grace Towers and Brontez Purnell read at the celebration of the reading series, with host Julian Delgado Lopera. 6pm. 100 Larkin St., Koret Auditorium. www.sfpl.org

Shipwreck @ The Bindery
Baruch Porras-Hernandez hosts the literary fan fiction night, where authors are given one classic work of literature to ruin with a sordid erotic spin. This month, Call Me By Your Name, re-interpreted by Stephanie Lacy-Price, Chris Philpot, Jared Schwartz, Stephanie Smith, Joe Wadlington, and May Winner Adriana Vazquez. $12-$15. 1727 Haight St. https://www.booksmith.com/Bindery

Six Characters in Search of a Play @ New Conservatory Theatre Center
Del Shores' new solo show with half a dozen characters who never made it into his other plays. $25-$30. June 6-10. Wed-Sat 8pm. Sun & Sun 2pm. Also Sun 7pm. 25 Van Ness Ave, lower level. www.nctcsf.org

Storm Large @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The vocalist (Pink Martini) actor and author perform her new cabaret show with her band Le Bonheur. $38-$70. June 7-9, 8pm. ($20 food/drink min.) Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com/

Talk Story @ Exit Theatre
Storytellers festival, with Ed Wolf, Clara Bijl, Randall Denham and Ada Chenge. Thru June 9. 156 Eddy St. http://www.theexit.org/

Velocity Entertainment @ Gregangelo Museum
Magician Jade is the featured performer at the colorful magical venue's special night, with soft drinks and dinner. $75. 7pm-10pm. 225 San Leandro Way. www.gregangelo.com

What the Constitution Means to Me @ Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Heidi Schreck's Obie-winning solo show about her childhood speeches abouit the Constitution, and the document's multi-generation effect it had on women in her family. $17-$62. Thru June 17. Peet's Theatre, 2025 Addison St., Berkeley. www.berkeleyrep.org


Angels in America @ Berkeley Repertory Theatre Fri 8 photo: Kevin Berne  

FRI 8

Angels in America @ Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Tony Kushner's multiple award-winning two-part epic drama about the 1980s, AIDS and politics, returns to the Bay Area, with Randy Harrison (Queer as Folk), Stephen Spinella (Tony-winning original cast member) and Caldwell Tidicue (Bob the Drag Queen). Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika on separate dates, and a few double-header days; free events and talks, too. $40-$100. Tue-Sat 7pm. Most Wed, Thu Sat & Sun also 1pm. Thru July 22. 2025 Addison St., Berkeley. www.berkeleyrep.org

The Gospel According to André @ Landmark Cinemas
Kate Novakc's intimate documentary about the style icon André Leon Talley from his childhood to his career as a fashion guru. Lamndmark Embarcadero SF and Shattuck, Berkeley. https://www.thegospelaccordingtoandre.com/

A Kid Like Jake @ Balboa Theatre
Jim Parsons and Claire Danes star in the drama about parents with a transgender child. Thru June 14. 3630 Balboa St. https://www.cinemasf.com/balboa/

The Mushroom Cure @ The Marsh, Berkeley
Adam Strauss returns with his hit solo show about treating his OCD with hallucinogenic mushrooms. $20-$100. Fri 8pm, Sat 8:30pm. Extended thru June 16. 2120 Allston way, Berkeley. www.themarsh.com

Older and Out @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Weekly group discussion about problems for elders in the LGBT community. 3:15pm. 1901 Hearst Ave., Berkeley. www.pacificcenter.org

Queer Latin Dance Festival @ Various Venues, Oakland
Two-day first-ever festival of professional and social dancing, clases, competition and parties, with guests Andre Veloz, DJsMigz and Ron, with host Lady Forbidden. $25 (single event) - $175 (full pass). Trilliant Studios 130 Linden St., Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 9th St., Club BNB Nightclub 2120 Broadway. https://www.queerlatindancefestival.com/

RAW Presents @ SAFEhouse
June 8 & 9: Silk Worm, Jose Abad and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in Bottom Bride. June 14: Octavia of Earth, a biographical scififilm/theatre work by Octavia E. Butler. Each $15-$20. 8pm. 145 Eddy St. http://www.safehousearts.org/

The Speakeasy @ Secret Location
The ongoing 'theatre, booze, gambling and retro costumes' participatory experience takes you back to Prohibition-era debauchery. $50-$90. Fri & Sat thru June 16. https://www.thespeakeasysf.com

Three Days of Rain @ Dragon Theatre, Redwood City
Richard Greenberg's (Take Me Out) Pulitzer-nominated drama about the heirs of an architect and a secret love affair, is produced by the South Bay theatre company. $20-$35. Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Thru June 17. 2120 Broadway St. at Theatre Way, Redwood City. www.dragonproductions.net


Van-Anh Vanessa Vo @ St. Cyprian's Church Sat 9  

SAT 9

Bay Area Rainbow Symphony @ SF Conservatory of Music
Dawn Harms conducts a concert of Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings, and Leonard Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti, with five vocalist-soloists. $10-$35. 8pm. 50 Oak St. http://bars-sf.org/

Beach Blanket Babylon @ Club Fugazi
The musical comedy revue celebrates its 43th year with an ever-changing lineup of political and pop culture icons, all in gigantic wigs. $25-$160. Beer/wine served; cash only; 21+, except where noted. Wed-Fri 8pm. Sat 6pm & 9pm. Sun 2pm & 5pm. 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd. (Green St.). 421-4222. www.beachblanketbabylon.com

Can You Dig It? The '60s @ The Marsh
Don Reed's acclaimed autobiographical solo show recalls his groovy (and not so groovy) childhood. $20-$100. Sat 8:30pm, Sun 5:30pm, thru June 16. 1062 Valencia St. www.themarsh.org

Cult of the Machine @ de Young Museum
Precisionism and American Art, featuring works by Charles Sheeler, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Charles Demuth and industrial objects of the era; thru Aug. 12. Also, modern and historic art, including embroidery, Maori portraits and installations. Free/$15. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.famsf.org

Culture Catalyst @ SF Arts Commission Galleries
Group exhibit celebrating the art and legacy of the Neighborhood Arts Program, with works by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Nancy Cato, Enrique Chagoya, Lenore Chinn, Veronica De Jesus, Orlando de la Garza, Katie Dorame, Juan R. Fuentes, Katie Gilmartin, Aron Kantor, Vi?t Lê, Yolanda López, Macro Waves, Elizabeth "Oscar" Maynard, Geri Montano, Jane Norling, Queer Ancestors Project, Joe Ramos, Eustinove P. Smith, The Cultural Conservancy, Eugene E. White, René Yañez and Bayview Opera House Youth Artists. Thru June 11. 401 Van Ness Ave. https://www.sfartscommission.org/

Hedwig and the Angry Inch @ The Stage, San Jose
South Bay production of the John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's Tony-winning hit trans rock musical. $30-$65. Wed & Thu 7:30pm, Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Thru July 8. 490 South 1st St., San Jose. www.thestage.org

LGBTQ Fiction Collection @ SF Public Library
Opening celebration of a new designated LGBTQ section of literature, with live music, prizes and activities. 2pm-4pm. 1st floor, Stong Room, 100 Larkin St. www.sfpl.org

LGBTQ Histories from the WWII Home Front
@ Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center, Richmond

Park indoor exhibit that showcases the lives of historic LGBT people. Open daily 10am-5pm. 1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 3000, Richmond. www.roseitheriveter.org

Live in the Castro @ Jane Warner Plaza
The outdoor entertainment series returns, with musicians and MC Donna Sachet. 12pm. Castro St at Market. www.castrocbd.org

Magnificent Magnolias @ SF Botanical Garden
Visit the lush gardens for winter Magnolia displays, plus many other trees and plants. Free entry with SF proof of residency. $5-$10 for others. 7:30am-closing. 9th Ave at Lincoln Way. https://sfbotanicalgarden.org/

Priscilla Queen of the Desert @ Gateway Theatre
Encore run of Theatre Rhinoceros' hit 2017 production of the comic drag play based on the Australian film about queens on a road trip, with plenty of costumes and dance numbers. $15-$20. Wed-Sat 8pm. Also Sat 3pm. Thru June 30. 215 Jackson St. www.therhino.org

Skate Night @ Church on 8 Wheels
Wheeled fun at the former Sacred Heart Church-turned disco roller skate party space, hosted by John D. Miles, the "Godfather of Skate," including Saturday's Black Rock night (Burning Man garb encouraged). 7pm-10pm. Sat afternoon sessions 1pm-2pm and 3pm-5pm. $10. Kids 12 and under $5. Skate rentals $5. 554 Fillmore St at Fell. www.churchof8wheels.com

Tenth Anniversary @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Celebrate a decade at the museum, with Jessie Square illuminated, DJ King Most, piano bar, lounge, and noshes; black tie creative attire. $90 and up. 5pm (VIP reception and seated dinner) General 9pm -11pm. 736 Mission St. https://thecjm.org/

Van-Anh Vanessa Vo @ St. Cyprian's Church
The virtuoso dan tranh (zither) composer and performer plays traditional and new works. $20-$25. 8pm. 2097 Turk St. www.SFlivearts.org

Various Exhibits @ NIAD Art Center, Richmond
Exhibits of art by visiting professionals, and art made by developmentally disabled people. Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. 551 23rd St. Richmond. (510) 620-0290. www.niadart.org

A Walk on the Moon @ Geary Theatre
American Conservatory Theatre presents the world-premiere musical by Paul Scott Goodman and Pamela Gary, based on her 1999 screenplay of the film about a woman's affair at a 1960s summer camp, with a cast of Broadway actors. $10-$100. Tue-Sat 8pm. Wed, Sat & Sun 2pm. Thru July 1. 415 Geary St. www.act-sf.org

Way Bay @ BAM/PFA, Berkeley
Large group exhibit of Bay Area artists working in various media. Agony in Effigy: Art, Truth, Pain, and the Body, a graphic art exhibit of historic works from the 1500-1600s. Thru June 17. Also, ongoing film series at the Pacific Film Archive. Berkeley Art Museum, Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St. Berkeley. www.bampfa.org

When Pigs Fly @ New Conservatory Theatre Center
Revival of Howard Crabtree's hilarious hit music revue chockful of wacky songs and costumes. Thursday night Happy Hour sing-alongs, costume crafting nights and more. $20-$55. Wed-Sat 8pm. Sun 2pm. Thru June 10. 25 Van Ness Ave, lower level. www.nctcsf.org

Wild SF Walking Tours @ Citywide
Enjoy weekly informed tours of various parts of San Francisco, from Chinatown to the Haight, and a 'radical' and political-themed LGBT-inclusive tour. Various dates and times. $15-$25. www.wildsftours.com

Xian Rui: Ten Years @ Chinese Cultural Center
Exhibit of works representing the Center's first decade. Thru Aug. 18. CCC Visual Art Center, 750 Kearny St., third floor. www.cccsf.us


Benjamin Beilman @ Various Venues Sun 10  

SUN 10

The Art and Science of Pinball
@ Chabot Space & Science Museum, Alameda

New exhibit of 35 pinball machine, historic early versions, models, diagrams and demos. $5-$15. 10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland. www.chabotspace.org

Benjamin Beilman @ Various Venues
The talented violinist performs works by Mozart, Beethoven, Kriesler and Dvo?ák, with pianist Andrew Tyson. $30-$50. June 10, 3pm at Del Valle Theatre, Walnut Creek. June 11, 7:30pm at Oshman Family JCC, Palo Alto. June 12, 8pm, at Herbst Theatre, SF. http://www.chambermusicsf.org

Casanova: The Seduction of Europe @ Legion of Honor
See Rococo finery in an 80-work tour of paintings, furniture and lavish objects. Thru May 28. Also, Séraphin Soudbinine, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Framing the Body, Mummies and Medicine and other exhibits of classical and modern art. Free/$30. Lincoln Park, 100 34th Ave. https://legionofhonor.famsf.org/

Drunk Drag Broadway @ Oasis
Celebrate The Tony Awards with the drag performing crew. $10-$20. 5pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Ecstatic Dance @ Sacred Heart Church
Weekly group freeform dance with a spiritual flavor at the former church-turned event space. $15. 9am-12pm. Also Wed. and Fridays in Oakland and Fairfax. 554 Fillmore St. www.ecstaticdance.org

Make Believe: The World of Glen Keane
@ Walt Disney Family Museum

Exhibit of animation art by the prolific artist (Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, Tarzan). Thru Sept 3. Also, Walt Disney's Nine Old Men: Masters of Animation (Bambi, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp), thru Jan. 7. Other exhibits of Disney artifacts and film screenings. 104 Montgomery St, The Presidio. $5-$25. 10am-6pm. Closed Tue. http://wdfmuseum.org/

OutLook Video @ Channel 29
The weekly LGBT TV show, with updates on current events. 9:30pm. www.outlookvideo.org

Queer Tango @ Finnish Hall, Berkeley
Same-sex partner tango dancing, including lessons for newbies, food and drinks. $5-$10. 3:30pm-6:30pm. 1970 Chestnut St, Berkeley. www.finnishhall.org

Emek @ Haight Street Art Center
Exhibit of prints by the psychedelic rock concert poster designer; thru June 15. Free. Posters, clothes and stickers on sale. Wed-Sat 11am-5pm. 215 Haight St. at Laguna. https://haightstreetart.org/

Unique Derique @ The Marsh
The comic juggling solo performer's new family-friendly show, Fool La La! Over the Rainbow includes a free juggling workshop after each show. $15-$100. Sundays, 1pm. Extended thru June 30. 1062 Valencia St. www.themarsh.org

Womxn, Omen, Women in Chinatown @ Chinese Cultural Center
Exhibit of works by Bijun Liang, Shisi Huang and Vida Kuang that challengen gender roles and equity in communities. Thu-Sun 11am-4pm, thru June 17. 41 Ross Alley. www.cccsf.us


Well-Strung @ Oasis Mon 11  

MON 11

Barbara Lewis: A Second Look @ Lost Art Salon
New exhibit of mixed media works by the prolific painter, photographer and print artist; with Gravel & Gold, a women's crafts collective. Mon-Sat 10am-5:30pm. 245 South Van Ness Ave. http://www.lostartsalon.com/

Community Meetings @ Strut
Meetings for harm reduction, cycling, book club and more, most weekdays. http://www.strutsf.org/calendar/

Expedition Reef @ California Academy of Sciences
Exhibits and planetarium shows with various live, interactive and installed exhibits about animals, plants and the earth; Deep Reefs, Giants of Land and Sea, Gems and Minerals, and more. $20-$35. Mon-Sat 9:30am-5pm. Sun 11am-5pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000. www.calacademy.org

Looking Through the Lens @ Diane Wilsey Center for Opera
The Glory of San Francisco Opera, Past and Present, an exhibit of historic productions photos from the San Francisco Opera's many productions. Free. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm. Veteran's Building, 401 Van Ness Ave. www.sfopera.com

Rae Senarighi @ Strut
Transcend, the artist's exhibit of large portraits of various transgender people. Exhibit thru June. 470 Castro St. www.transpainter.com www.strutsf.org

Well-Strung @ Oasis
The popular string quartet of hunky singers returns for two nights. $30-$45. Also June 12. 7pm. 298 11th St. http://well-strung.com/ www.sfoasis.com

WestWorld Popup @ AT&T Powell
Exhibit of sculptures, videos, costumes and props from the fascinating HBO series about robots outta control. Free. 10am-7pm. Thru July 1. 1 Powell St. https://www.att.com/stores/california/san francisco/118844

Westward @ City Hall
Exhibit of large-scale photos by women photographers focusing on West Coast communities. Thru May 2019. North Light Court, Ground Floor, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place. www.sfartscommission.org

William Blake in Color @ William Blake Gallery
Exhibit of classic plates in the new gallery of historic art by the 18th- and 19th-century poet and illustrator. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. Sat 11am-5pm. 49 Geary St. #205. www.williamblakegallery.com


Pride! @ Spark Arts Tue 12  

TUE 12

Alexander Nowik @ Et Al Gallery
The local artist's paintings and drawings. Thru June 23. 620 Kearny St. http://etaletc.com/#/galleries/1/shows/83

Chaves Smith @ Vessel Gallery, Oakland
Beast of No Nation, the painter's exhibit of vibrant new works. Thru June 23. Thu-Sat & Tue 11am-6pm. 471 25th St. http://www.vessel-gallery.com

Hank Wilson Doc Fundraiser @ El Rio
Tom Ammiano, Karen Ripley and Laurie Bushman do stand-up, plus music from Blackberri, Joe Wicht and guests, at the fundraiser for Thanks to Hank, the film-in-progess by Bob Ostertag and Jeremy Rourke, about the late SF community HIV activist. $20-$100. 8pm-11pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Lucy Jane Bledsoe @ Books Inc. Berkeley
The local author discusses her new novel, The Evolution of Love, about a post-earthquake East Bay and its survivors. 7pm. 1491 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. https://www.booksinc.net/

Pride! @ Spark Arts
Group exhibit of LGBT-themed paintings and other art work by Ramon Pablo Vidali, An Luke Nguyen, Alan Beckstead, Susan Voix, and Sabrina Reid, with an opening reception and cabaret show. Thru June 25. 4229 18th St. www.sparkarts.com

The Sea And Cake @ Great American Music Hall
The pop music masters performs songs from their 11 albums; L.A. Takedown opens. $18-$43 (with dinner). 8pm. 859 O'Farrell St. www.slimspresents.com

Various Events @ Oakland LGBTQ Center
Social events and meetings at the new LGBTQ center include film screenings and workshops, including Bruthas Rising, trans men of color meetings, 4th Tuesdays, 6:30pm. Film screenings, 4th Saturdays, 7:30pm. Game nights, Fridays 7:30pm-11pm. Vogue sessions, first Saturdays. 3207 Lakeshore Ave. Oakland. https://www.oaklandlgbtqcenter.org/


Divine Bodies @ Asian Art Museum Wed 13  

WED 13

Book Swap @ The Bindery
Pride edition of the monthly book-sharing cocktail party. Bring your LGBT titles and trade them for new/used ones. 7pm. 1727 Haight St. https://www.booksmith.com/Bindery

Divine Bodies @ Asian Art Museum
New exhibit of sculptures and works about the Buddha, humans and their environments; thru July 29. Also, Pema Namdol Thaye's A Guided Tour of Hell (thru Sept. 16), Traces of the Past and Future, Fu Shen's painting and calligraphy, thru Sept., plus exhibits of sculpture and antiquities. Sunday café specialties from $7-$16. Free-$20. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm. 200 Larkin St. www.asianart.org

René Magritte: The Fifth Season @ SF MOMA
New exhibit of 70 artworks by the master Surrealist painter; thru Oct. 28. Sublime Seas: John Akomfrah and J.M.W. Turner, a captivating video installation (thru Sept. 16). Also, Designed in California (thru May 27), Nothing Stable under Heaven (thru Sept. 16), The Train: RFK's Last Journey (thru June 10) and Alexander Calder: Scaling Up (thru Aug. 19). Free/$25. Fri-Tue 10am-6pm. 151 3rd St. www.sfmoma.org

Respect: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom @ Oakland Museum
New exhibit that visualizes the movement and sound of the music genre, with many live events through the run, including Friday night parties and performances. Free-$16. Wed-Sun. Thru Aug. 12. 1000 Oak St., Oakland. www.museumca.org

Trans Resistance is Beautiful @ SF LGBT Center
Group exhibit of original art from trans liberation activist-artists Micah Bazant, Chucha Marquez, Ethan X Parker, Art Twink, Amir Khadar, Rommy Sobrado-Torrico, Mojuicy, Edxie Betts, and others. Thru July 27. 1800 Market St. www.sfcenter.org

Various Exhibits @ The Beat Museum
Enjoy exhibits, a bookstore and gift shop that celebrates the era of 'beatnik' literature (Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, etc.), with frequent readings, walking tours and other events in North Beach. $5-$8. Daily 10am-7pm. 540 Broadway www.kerouac.com


Samuel Miller @ Books Inc. Opera Plaza Thu 14  

THU 14

The Art of Rube Goldberg @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Art work and ephemera by the creative contraption illustrator and comic artist, thru July 8. Also, Contraption: Rediscovering California Jewish Artists, a new group exhibit of works by 16 artists who explore the idea of the "machines," including ceramics, drawings, sculpture and paintings by Ned Kahn, Bella Feldman, Howard Fried, and Annabeth Rosen; thru July 29. And, In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art-Allison Smith and Christina Zetterlund, thru July 3. 736 Mission St. https://www.thecjm.org

Audiovisual Archiving Workshop @ GLBT History Museum
At this hands-on workshop, research resident Magnus Berg will discuss how to effectively handle, store and preserve audiovisual materials. $5. 7pm-9pm. Also, Empowerment in Print: LGBTQ Activism, Pride & Lust, a mini-exhibit of periodicals from the collection. Angela Davis: OUTspoken, a new exhibit of art and ephemera about the historic lesbian activist and scholar, and Faces of the Past: Queer Lives in Northern California Before 1930, part of the Queer Past Becomes Present main exhibit. $5. 4127 18th St. www.glbthistory.org

Fresh Meat Dance Festival @ Z Space
The 17th annual transgender and queer performance festival features a transgender superhero rock opera, world champion gay ballroom dancers, queer disabled dance pioneers, gender-bending dance theater, and trans comedy; Sean Dorsey Dance, Alice Sheppard and Laurel Lawson, Blackberri, Shawna Virago, Breanna Sinclaire and many others. $15-$20 ($20-$50 for Saturday gala) 8pm. Thru June 14-16. (ASL interpreter Friday June 15.) 450 Florida St. http://freshmeatproductions.org/

Film Screenings @ BAM/PFA
Artistic and award-winning films, including documentaries about artists; ongoing. 2155 Center St., Berkeley. www.bampfa.org

Intimate Aphorisms @ Mission Cultural Center
Exhibit of works by 15 queer Latinx artists (Toni di Carlo, Candy Guinea, Steve Lopez, LeeAnn DiCicco, Hector Gomez, Fabian Echevarria, Yolanda Reyes, Alexander Hernandez, Oscar Gallegos, Hablo Rodriguez-Williams, Fernando Miguel, Alfredo Bisset, Manos Creativas, Estela Nava, Celia Herrera Rodriguez). $5. Thru June 30. 2868 Mission St. http://missionculturalcenter.org

Pride Comedy @ Ashkenaz, Berkeley
Veteran gay and lesbian comics Karen Ripley, Irene Tu, Nick Leonard, Dom Gelin, and Lisa Geduldig perform at a special Pride night. $15-$20. 8pm. 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley. http://www.ashkenaz.com

Samuel Miller @ Books Inc. Opera Plaza
Signing by the Paradise Fears vocalist and debut author of the acclaimed YA novel, A Lite Too Bright. 7pm. 601 Van Ness Ave. https://www.booksinc.net

Shortlived VII @ PianoFight
48 plays by Bay Area theatre companies are performed in a 9-week competition for a $5K prize. Thru Aug. 25. $20-$40. 144 Taylor St. www.pianofight.com

Ten Percent @ Comcast
David Perry's online and cable interviews with notable local and visiting LGBT people, broadcast through the week. Wed 7pm, Thu-Tue 11:30am & 10:30pm. www.ComcastHometown.com


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