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'We Just Want to Be' @ Spark Arts

'We Just Want to Be' @ Spark Arts

By David-Elijah Nahmod

On May 6 and 7 the Spark Arts gallery in the Castro will host a pop art show and a staged reading which will serve as a fundraiser for "We Just Want to Be," an upcoming feature-length documentary that will underscore the violence of conversion therapy.

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By Jim Provenzano | April 2, 2022

John Holiday, the acclaimed countertenor known for opera, pop and jazz singing, will headline a benefit for Opera Parallèle at Saint Joseph's Arts Society in SoMa on April 14.

By Jim Provenzano | March 18, 2022

Stars in the House, the hit YouTube series hosted by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, announced that they will host a 10-hour March 26 telethon to raise money for those affected by the ongoing war in Ukraine.


By photo by Steven Underhill | March 18, 2022

At a March 16 gathering hosted by philanthropist John Neumeyer, Ken Henderson and Joe Seiler of the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation presented a check for $50,000 to Paul Petrequin of Project Open Hand, and $5,000 to Ute Releford of UR Blessings.

By Jim Provenzano | February 21, 2022

"Take off your shirt!" If you're up for some fun fundraising, this year's Bare Chest Calendar, which raises funds for local charities, is looking for new contestants.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | February 15, 2022

Residents of San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo Counties will soon have the opportunity to vote for a new Empress and Emperor of San Francisco. Several festive events, including the Coronation, are scheduled for the next two weeks.

By Jim Provenzano | September 16, 2021

Try to remember the kind of September when arts events did not have warnings. Try to remember to follow the guidelines and you'll enjoy the shows.


By Jim Provenzano | July 27, 2021

Known for outrageous and unique performances, the late local drag performer Phatima Rude (Leigh Pankonin) will be remembered at a gathering on August 1 at Public Works.

By Jim Provenzano | June 24, 2021

1982 saw the Bay Area Reporter moving to a weekly format, which provided twice as much fascinating coverage, including the year's best in arts, and a popular Dog Show on Castro Street with an appearance by Shirley MacLaine.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | June 22, 2021

One of the more exciting pieces of news regarding the state's reopening is the return of Empress Juanita MORE!'s annual Pride Party at 620 Jones on June 27, Pride Sunday.

By Jim Provenzano | May 4, 2021

Whip up some tasty dishes while supporting LGBT teen education with the new Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence's cookbook fundraiser for The Point Foundation.


By Jim Provenzano | May 2, 2021

Without fundraisers in bars for the past year, the annual Bare Chest Calendar men have faced challenges. But the finals for next year's calendar, an alumni edition, will go on, May 8, on Twitch.

By Jim Provenzano | April 24, 2021

The Imperial Council of San Francisco's 56th Coronation crowned local nightlife event producer, DJ and drag star Juanita MORE! as Empress and couture designer and performer David Glamamore as Emperor in the online ceremonies held April 24.


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