Arts Events Feb 21-28 2019

by Events Editor

The 7 Fingers @ Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley Fri 22
The 7 Fingers @ Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley Fri 22  

What awaits you behind that curtain?
Find out at theatrical and other arts events this week.



THURSDAY 21

Black Choreographers Festival @ Dance Mission Theater
African Americn dances performed by several companies. Thru Mar. 10, 3316 24th St. Also Mar. 2-3 at SAFEhouse Arts, 145 Eddy St, and Mar. 9-10 at Laney College Theater, Oakland. www.bcfhereandnow.com

Border People @ The Marsh
Dan Hoyle's new solo show embodies multiple characters based around the U.S./Mexico border wall controversies; extended thru April 27. $25-$100. Thu & Fri 8pm, Sat 5pm. 1062 Valencia St. www.themarsh.org

Cats @ Center for the Performing Arts, San Jose
The hit musical based on the T.S. Eliot poems, with singing cats; now and forever. $43-$153. 7:30pm, thru Feb 24. 255 S. Almaden Blvd., San Jose. www.broadwaysanjose.com

Classic and New Films @ Castro Theatre
Feb 21: Bay Area Book Festival presents An Evening with Gloria Steinem (7pm, www.womenlit.org) $15-$20. Feb 22: What's Up, Doc? (7pm) and Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978, 8:50pm). Feb 23: Peaches Christ's Mean Gays ($30-$110, 4pm, 8pm). Feb 24: Disney's Moana sing-along (11:30am). Feb 24: All About Eve (2:15, 7pm) and Oson Welles' restored film The Other Side of the Wind (4:45, 9:30). Feb 25: Bohemian Rhapsody sing-along (7pm). Feb 28-Mar 2: Lesbians Who Tech presentations. 429 Castro St. http://www.castrotheatre.com/


Steve Grand @ Feinsteins at the Nikko Thu 21  

Events @ Manny's
Feb 21: homelessness discussion. Feb 22: Youth Speakers open mic, 7pm. Feb 23: screening of 12 Years a slave. Feb 24: Oscar party viewing 5pm. Feb 27: DeRay McKesson book signing. $6-$54. 7:30pm. 3092 16th St. https://welcometomannys.com/

Friends Live @ Oasis
The popular '90s sitcom gets a double drag (king/queen) parody performance of a few episode scripts, with Nancy French, Sue Casa Steven LeMay and other talents. $27-$50. Thu 8pm, Fri & Sat 7pm. Thru Mar. 2. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Galatea @ CounterPulse
New rock musical adaptation of Ovid's classic story Pygmalion. $20-$35. Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm, thru Feb. 24. 80 Turk St. www.counterpulse.org

Haters Roast @ Palace of Fine Arts
The Shady Tour 2019, a drag celeb comedy show with a bevy of RuPaul's Drag Race alumni doing routines. $35-$150. 8pm. 3301 Lyon St. http://dragfans.com/

I, Too, Sing America @ Brava Theater
Poetic works by Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Beyonce and poets of color, set to music and dance. $15-$45. Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm, thru Feb 24. 2781 24th St. http://www.sfbatco.org/

Matthew Lam @ Strut
Our Shapes and Colors, an exhibit of the artist's illustrations of young queer people of color. Thru Feb. 470 Castro St. www.strutsf.org

Michelle Meow Show @ Commonwealth Club
Meow and cohost John Zipperer discuss LGBT issues with different prominent guests. Weekly, 12pm. 110 Embarcadero. www.commonwealthclub.org

Paradise Square @ Berkeley Repertory
New musical about the 1860s Black and Irish-populated Five Points district of New York (Book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan; Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, Lyrics by Nathan Tysen; based on the songs of Stephen Foster). $40-$115. Thru March 3. 2025 Addison St., Berkeley. www.berkeleyrep.org

Risa Jaroslow & Dancers @ ODC Theater
At Your Service, a wait staff and wage-rights-themed dance, is premiered. $15-$30. Thu Sat 8pm thru Feb 23. 3153 17th St. www.odc.dance

Show Us Your Spines @ SF Public Library
Radar Productions presents and evening of interdisciplinary performances by Jose Figueroa, Tanea Lunsford Lynx, Gato Rodriguez, and Juniper Yun. 6pm. James C. Hormel Center, 3rd floor, 100 Larkin St. www.sfpl.org

Steve Grand @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The hunky gay singer performs his affable rock-pop-country music, including music from his new album, Not the End of Me. $65-$90 ($20 food/drink min.) 8pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com/


Metamorphosis @ Berkeley Rep Fri 22 photo: Kevin Berne  

FRIDAY 22

The 7 Fingers @ Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley
Stunningly fun Canadian circus-theatre arts troupe performs their new full-scale work, Reversible, an exploration of the role ancestors play in the shaping of modern identities. $30-$68. Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm. Thru Feb 24. Bancroft Way at Dana, UC Berkeley campus. www.calperformances.org

Creditors @ Aurora Theatre, Berkeley
August Strindberg's drama (powerful psychodrama about a sexual triangle taken to destructive extremes) is performed in a new version by David Greig. $35-$70. Extended thru March 3. 2081 Addison St., Berkeley. www.auroratheatre.org

Every Day Alice @ PianoFight
Utopia Theatre Project's production of Anne Yumi Kobori's modern take on Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan as a couple. $12-$35. 7pm. Thru Mar. 9. 144 Taylor St. http://www.utopiatheatreproject.com/

Hamilton @ Orpheum Theatre
The mega-hit Broadway hip hop musical revision of American Revolutionary-era history. $111-$686. Thru Sept 8. 1192 Market St. www.shnsf.com

Hello, Dolly! @ Golden Gate Theatre
The vintage musical about a matchmaker stars Betty Buckley in the new touring production. $56-$226. 1 Taylor St. at Market. www.shnsf.com

Her Portmanteau @ Strand Theatre
Nigerian playwright Mfoniso Udofia's Ufot Family Cycle is performed thru Mar. 31 at 1127 Market St., and In Old Age at the Magic Theatre, 2 Marina Blvd, Mar. 27-April 21. $40-$100. www.ufotplays-sf.com

Hot Rod to Hell @ the Magazine
Record release party, poetry reading and film screening of the gay porn classic, with Roy Garrett. 6pm-9pm. 920 Larkin St. http://www.themagazinesf.com

King of the Yees @ SF Playhouse
Lauren Yee's comic play about a Chinese American family, a missing father, and a 150-year-old men's club. $25-$125. Tue-Thu & Sun 7pm. Fri & Sat 8pm. Sat & Sun 2pm. Thru March 2. 450 Post St. 2nd floor. www.sfplayhouse.org

Metamorphosis @ Berkeley Rep
Mary Zimmerman's award-winning modern adaptation of Ovid's iconic mythological story collection returns in a new co-production with The Guthrie Theatre. $28-$115. Thru Mar 10. 2015 Addison St., Berkeley. www.berkeleyrep.org

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 Yoga @ Love Story Yoga
All-level weekly classes in an LGBT space. $11. 6:30pm-7:30pm. 473 Valencia St. at 16th. http://www.lovestoryyoga.com/

Rory O'Malley @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The Broadway actor performs Pub Crawl, his biographical Irish-American life story in song. $40-$70. ($20 food/drink min.), 8pm; also Feb 23. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com/

San Francisco Ballet @ War Memorial Opera House
Program 3: In Space and Time, thru Feb 24. Special NiteOut post-show party with LGBT patrons and performers (Mar. 29 & April 19). $64-$325. 8pm. 301 Van Ness Ave. www.sfballet.org/niteout

SoMa Nights @ GLBT History Museum
SoMa Nights: 1980s-1990s Queer Club Photography, an exhibit of prints by prolific photographer Melissa Hawkins. Also, Two-Spirit Voices: Returning to the Circle, a Native American queer exhibit of the Bay Area organization on its 20th anniversary, including the annual Two-Spirit Powwow organized by BAAITS, indigenous medicine and responses to HIV/AIDS, and Two-Spirit meaning within indigenous communities. $5. 4127 18th St. www.glbthistory.org

West Side Story @ Berkeley Playhouse
Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins and Steven Sondheim's classic urban musical is performed by the East Bay company. $20-$45. thru Mar. 17. 2640 College Ave., Berkeley. www.berkeleyplayhouse.org

A White Girl's Guide to International Terrorism @ Creativity Theater
Chelsea Marcantel's drama about post-9/11 America, seen through a young girl's experience. $30. Thru Mar. 7. 221 4th St. www.sfplayhouse.org


Adam Tendler @ SF Conservatory of Music Sat 23  

SATURDAY 23

Adam Tendler @ SF Conservatory of Music
The acclaimed pianist performs and discusses works by Cage, Rzewski, Lauten, and Bartók. $20. 7:30pm. 50 Oak St. http://adamtendler.com/ http://www.pianotalks.org/

Animation Exhibits @ Walt Disney Museum
Exhibit of animation art by the prolific artists. 104 Montgomery St, The Presidio. $5-$25. 10am-6pm. Closed Tue. http://wdfmuseum.org/

Beach Blanket Babylon @ Club Fugazi
The musical comedy revue celebrates its 45th 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

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof @ San Jose Stage Company
Tennessee Williams' classic southern family drama gets an East Bay production. $32-$72. Thru March 3. 490 South 1st St., San Jose. www.thestage.org

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

Forever, a Moment: Black Meditations on Time and Space @ SOMArts
Group exhibit; curators Yetunde Olagbaju and Kevin Bernard Moultrie Daye feature 15 Bay Area artists who explore Black identity. Thru April 6. 934 Brannan St. www.somarts.org

A History of World War II @ The Marsh
Prolific playwright and director John Fisher's new solo show's subtitled The D-Day Invasion to the Fall of Berlin. $20-$100. Thu 8pm, Sat 8:30pm. Extended thru March 9. 1062 Valencia St. www.themarshsf.com

Late Company @ New Conservatory Theatre Center
Jordan Tannahill's gripping family drama about antigay bullies, redemption and anger, gets its West Coast-premiere in the gay theatre company's new production. $20-$50. Wed-Sat 8pm Sun 2pm. Thru Feb 24. 25 Van Ness Ave, lower level. www.nctcsf.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. https://www.nps.gov/rori/index.htm


Mark Abramson @ Strut Sat 23  

Mark Abramson @ Strut
The prolific local author reads from and discusses his new memoir, Farm Boy, a Memoir with Recipes. 7pm. 470 Castro St. https://markabramson.net/ www.strutsf.org

Masako Miki @ Cult: Aimee Friberg Exhibitions
Shapeshifters, the artist's whimsical exhibit of paintings and sculptures. Thru Feb 23. 1217-B Fell St. www.cultexhibitions.com

Mean Gays @ Castro Theatre
Peaches Christ leads another drag parody and screening, this time of Mean Girls, with Kim Chi, Willam, Laganja Estranja and other talents (but no film screening). $20-$140 (VIP seating, meet & greet). 4pm & 8pm. 429 Castro St. www.peacheschrist,com www.castrotheatre.com

The Mushroom Cure @ The Marsh
Adam strauss' hit solo show about overcoming mental issues through psychotropics. $20-$100. Saturdays, 8:30pm thru March 30. 1062 Valencia St. www.themarsh.org

Other Cinema @ ATA Gallery
Weekly screenings of wacky, unusual, short, documentary and animated films; free books, vinyl, VHS and wine. $7. 8:30pm. 992 Valencia St. www.othercinema.com

Overlooked Latinas @ Brava Theater Studio
Tina D'Elia's comic solo show about queer telenovela characters and family drama. $10-$25. Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm thru Mar. 3. 2781 24th St. at York. www.brava.org

SF Hiking Club @ Mount Tamalpais
Join GLBT hikers of the SF Hiking Club for an 11-mile hike to circle Mt Tam. Give your karma a boost by hiking Mt. Tam. The course is designed to be mostly on single track trails, incorporating all of the mountain's microclimates, including deep forest, along streams, chaparral, and stunning views in every direction. Bring water, lunch, hat, layers, sunscreen, hiking boots and poles. Carpool meets 8:45 at Safeway sign, Market & Dolores. (510) 985-0804. sfhiking.com

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


Late Company @ New Conservatory Theatre Center Sat 23 photo: Lois Tema  

That Don Reed Show @ The Marsh Berkeley
The acclaimed local playwright/performer returns with his hit solo show that takes on Black stereotypes and show business bias. $20-$100. Sat 8:30pm, Sun 5:30pm, thru Mar. 17. 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley. www.themarsh.org

Trans and Singing
@ Community Music Center

Workshops, presentations and vocal symposium for/with transgender singers and choral organizers, with New Voices Bay Area TIGQ Chorus. Fre/register. 3pm-9:30pm. 544 Capp St. http://tinyurl.com/trans-and-singing

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

Violet @ Alcazar Theater
Bay Area Musicals' new production of Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley's Tony-nominated musical about a young women's spiritual cross-country journey. $35-$65. Thru Mar. 17. 650 Geary St. www.bamsf.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

Wonderland @ Berkeley City Club
Gary Graves's dark comedy mixes Kafka and Alice in Wonderland. $15-$38. Thu & Fri 8pm, Sat 7pm, Sun 5pm, thru Mar 17. 2315 Durant Ave., Berkeley. www.centralworks.org


Monet: The Late Years @ de Young Museum Sun 24  

SUNDAY 24

Academy of Friends @ City View Metreon
Neptune's Fantasy, this year's undersea theme for the 39th annual fundraiser for AIDS/HIV nonprofits, with drinks, food, desserts, live entertainment, silent and live auctions, raffles, and a screening of the Academy Awards. $300 and up. 4pm VIP, 5pm general admission, to 10pm. 135 4th St. www.AcademyofFriends.org

Cruisin' the Fossil Coastline
@ Oakland Museum

Cruisin' the Fossil Coastline, Ray Troll's colorful illustrations paired with paleontologist Kirk Johnson's research. Also, Take Root: Oakland Grows Food and other exhibits. Friday night events 5pm-9pm. Free/$15. 1000 Oak St. http://museumca.org

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

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

Magnificent Magnolias @ SF Botanical Garden
Visit the lush gardens with displays of trees, flowers and shrubs from around the world, including the annual Magnolia bloom. Monthly plant sales, plus art exhibits and gift shop; free entry with SF proof of residency. $5-$10 for others. 7:30am-closing. 9th Ave at Lincoln Way. https://sfbotanicalgarden.org/

Marks in Time @ Marin Center
Exhibit of the work of tattoo artists; thru May 31. 10 Ave of the Flags, San Rafael. www.marincounty.org

Monet: The Late Years @ de Young Museum
New exhibit of the French Impressionist's great later works, including Water Lilies; thru May 27. Also, Gaugin: A Spiritual Journey, an exhibit of the French painter's Tahitian paintings, and works by artists who influenced him. Thru April 7. Also, modern and historic art, including embroidery, Maori portraits and installations. Free/$15. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.famsf.org

Nellie McKay @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The Broadway actress performs an evening of songs and stories, including tracks from her seventh album, Sister Orchid. $30-$55. ($20 food/drink min.), 7pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com/

Plant Exhibits @ Conservatory of Flowers
Artfully arranged plant and floral exhibits. 100 John F. Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park. https://conservatoryofflowers.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

SF Hiking Club @ Half Moon Bay
Join GLBT hikers of the SF Hiking Club for a 6-mile hike by the ocean at Cowell-Purisima Coastal Trail near Half Moon Bay. The easy trail offers spectacular views of the ocean, coastline and offshore rocks, and hidden beaches, with seasonally changing farmlands and coastal hills to the east. Bring hat, layers, sunscreen, lunch, water, comfortable walking shoes. Carpool meets at Safeway sign, Market & Dolores, at 9am. 650-740-9849. sfhiking.com

Sprightly @ SF Public Library
Weekly hangout for LGBTQ youth, with crafts, snacks and activities. 12:30pm-2:30pm. James C. Hormel Center, 3rd floor, 100 Larkin St. www.sfpl.org

Various Exhibits @ Chabot Space & Science Museum, Oakland
Space, science and planetary exhibits, including planetarium shows and the Observatory; special nighttime events like meteor shower shows. Free-$18. 10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland. www.chabotspace.org


Show Me as I Want to Be Seen @ Contemporary Jewish Museum Mon 25  

MONDAY 25

Antarctica in Fiction and Fact
@ Folio Books

Join authors Erika Atkinson, Lucy Jane Bledsoe, and UC Berkeley professor Kurt Cuffey as they read from their works on Antarctica and climate change affecting the continent. 7pm. 3957 24th St. http://foliosf.com

Modern Art @ SF MOMA
Wayne Thiebaud, Etel Adnan, Alexander Calder, Donald Judd, Louise Bourgeois and many classic Modern works. The Sea Ranch: Architecture, Envioronment and Idealism (thru April 28). Vija Celmins: To Fix the Image in Memory, thru March 31. Free/$25. Fri-Tue 10am-6pm. 151 3rd St. www.sfmoma.org

Show Me as I Want to Be Seen @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Show Me as I Want to Be Seen, the work of groundbreaking French Jewish artist, Surrealist, and activist Claude Cahun (1894—1954) and her lifelong lover and collaborator Marcel Moore (1892—1972), thru July 7; In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art—Oxossi Ayofemi and Risa Wechsler, thru July. Lew the Jew and His Circle: Origins of American Tattoo, an exhibit of the prolific tattoo artist's work, tools and life; thru June 9. 736 Mission St. https://thecjm.org/

Robyn @ Fox Theatre, Oakland
The unique creative pop singer returns for two nights. Channel Tres and Kindness open. $60-$80. 7pm. Also Feb 27. 1807 Telegraph ave., Oakland. http://thefoxoakland.com/

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


Gaugin: A Spiritual Journey @ de Young Museum Tue 26  

TUESDAY 26

East Meets West @ Legion of Honor
Jewels of the Maharajas from the Al Thani Collection, thru Feb 24. 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/

Impromptu!
@ Main Street Bistro, Guerneville

Pop-up piano bar with comic singer/composer Tom Orr and pianist Russell Deason. Food & drinks available; no cover. 6:30pm-11:30pm. 16280 Main St., Guerneville. www.mainstation.com

Readings @ City Lights Bookstore
Maxine Gorden on jazz legend Dexter Gordon. 7pm. 261 Columbus Ave. www.citylights.com

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

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


Kimono Refashioned @ Asian Art Museum Wed 27  

WEDNESDAY 27

#We @ Octopus Literary Salon
Reading and talk series on queer perspectives, with poet Jan Steckel and Tom Odegard. 7pm. 2101 Webster St., Oakland. https://oaklandoctopus.org/

Black Refractions @ MOAD
Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem, a new traveling exhibition showcasing a century of artworks. Thru April 14. Free/$10. Museum of the african Diaspora, 685 Mission St. www.moadsf.org

Lew Ellingham @ The Green Arcade Bookstore
The poet reads from his new book, 2018; new narrative exponent, poet, and playwright Kevin Killian talks about his Semiotext(e) book Fascination, (his newest is Stage Fright: Selected Plays from San Francisco Poets Theater); and poet Patrick Mellor launches his first book, Alkali Shores, the most recent publication from local publisher Ithuriel's Spear. 7pm. 1680 Market St.


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

Nona Caspers, Brian Thorstenson @ SF Public Library
The acclaimed local author of The Fifth Woman reads with the actor-playwright. 6pm. James Hormel Room, 3rd floor, 100 Larkin St. www.sfpl.org

Various Exhibits @ Asian Art Museum
Kimono Refashioned, thru May 5. Also, contemporary works by Kim Heecheon and Liu Jianhua; also, exhibits of sculpture and antiquities. Sunday café specialties from $7-$16. Free-$20. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm. 200 Larkin St. http://www.asianart.org/

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/


Various Exhibits, such as In Search of the Glass Slipper @ SF Public Library, Thu 28  

THURSDAY 28

Exclusion @ Presidio Officers Club
Exhibit documenting the Presidio's Japanese-American incarceration during World War II; other exhibits show the history of the former military base and the SF peninsula. Free, Tue-Sun 10am-5pm. Thru Spring 2019. 50 Maraga Ave. https://www.presidio.gov/officers-club/exhibitions/

Fighting Back @ GLBT History Museum
Love, Marriage and Queers: 15 Years Bliss?, a discussion about the history of marriage equality. $5. 7pm. 4127 18th St. www.glbthistory.org

Lesbians Who Tech @ Citywide
Annual conference of multiple business and social events for women in technology. https://lesbianswhotech.org/sanfrancisco2019/

The Life and Times of Jo Mora
@ Cartoon Art Museum

New exhibit of drawing, maps, paintings and ephemera by the prolific illustrator of American culture (1876-1947). Thru April 28. 781 Beach St. www.cartoonart.org

Literary Speakeasy @ Martuni's
Strong cocktails and powerful words with authors and poets Missy Church, Nancy Patrice Davenport, Jeanne Lupton, René Vaz, and Siamak Vossoughi; hosted by James J. Siegel. 7pm. 4 Valencia St.

The Match Book @ Tenderloin Museum
Tenderloin Historical Ephemera Project showcases artfully designed bar matchbooks through the neighborhood's history; thru March 31. 398 Eddy St. http://www.tenderloinmuseum.org/

Steve Tyrell @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The crooner will feature selections from his newly-expanded Back to Bacharach album, his 2018 A Song for You, as well as various favorites from the Great American Songbook. $75-$115 ($20 food/drink min.). Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com/

Then They Came For Me @ Futures Without Violence
Incarceration of Japanese Americans During WWII and the Demise of Civil Liberties, a touring multimedia exhibit documenting the terrifying period in U.S. history when the government scapegoated and imprisoned thousands of people of Japanese ancestry, including photographs by Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams, alongside works by incarcerated Japanese American artists Toyo Miyatake and Miné Okubo. Free. Wed-Sun 10am-6pm. 100 Montgomery St. https://thentheycame.org/

Various Exhibits @ SF Public Library
In Search of the Glass Slipper, Perci Chester's '70s gay community photo exhibit; opening reception, Feb 28, 6pm-7:30pm, thru May 16. Immigrant Girl, Radical Woman, an art exhibition of historical research and ephemera about early twentieth century immigrant and activist Matilda Rabinowitz; thru May 19. Portal: Group Show of Speculative Fiction, thru Feb. Art/Work: Art Created by the Staff at SFPL, thru Mar. 8. SF Wildlife: Photography by Jouko van der Kruijssen, thru Mar. 28. 100 Larkin St. www.sfpl.org


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