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Arts Events Aug 8-15, 2019

by Events Editor

Rosie Rally @ Craneway Pavilion, Richmond Sat 10
Rosie Rally @ Craneway Pavilion, Richmond Sat 10  

Toward summer's end, festival and theatre events round off, but exhibits and music concerts continue at an upbeat tempo.

Anthony Zuccaro @ Oasis
The comic performs Stuff I've Memorized, with opener James Mwuara. $10. 7pm. 298 11th St.

Garrett + Moulton @ YBCA Fri 9 photo: RJ Muna  

Aunt Charlie's @ Tenderloin Museum
Multimedia exhibit about the historic Tenderloin drag bar, including Beautiful by Night: Photographs from Aunt Charlie's Lounge by James Hosking. Exhibit thru Dec 1. 398 Eddy St.

Building the Building
@ SOMArts Cultural Center

SOMArts 40th anniversary exhibition with works by 16 artists; thru Sept. 3. 934 Brannan St.

Cityscape @ Creativity Explored
New exhibit of urban-themed works by artists with disabilities. Thru Sept 5. 3245 16th St.

Classic and New Films @ Castro Theatre
Aug 8: The Dead Don't Die (7pm) and Night of the Living Dead (8:55). Aug 9: The Dead Don't Die (7pm) and The Return of the Living Dead (8:55). Aug 10 & 11: Lawrence of Arabia (Sat 2:30, 7pm; Sun 1:30, 6pm). Aug 12 & 13: Midsommar (5pm, 8pm). Aug 14: Psycho (7pm) and Remember My Name (5pm, 9pm). Aug 15: Gloria (6:15) and Jackie Brown (8:30). $8-$16. 429 Castro St.

Comedy @ Ashkenaz, Berkeley
Comic Johnny Steele, along with Karen Ripley, Ian Williams, and host Lisa Geduldig. $15-$20. 8pm. 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley.

Events @ Manny's
Aug. 8, 6:30pm: Farming Hope Pop-Up Dinner. Aug 9, 5:30pm: Jedidiah Jenkins on biking from Oregon to Patagonia. Aug 10, 5pm: LGBT rights in China with Ying Xin. Aug 10, 7:30pm: screening of Tangerine. Aug 12: Pod Save America's Dan Pfeiffer. 3092 16th St.

Granny Cart Gangstas @ Bindlestiff Studios Thu 8  

Granny Cart Gangstas @ Bindlestiff Studios
Enjoy sketch comedy delights from the all-women Asian-American troupe. $15-$30. Thu-Sat 8pm thru Aug. 25. 185 6th St.

Into the Woods @ Strand Theater
American Conservatory Theatre student production of the beloved Stephen Sondheim musical that blends classic fairy tales with a dramatic edge. $20-$35. Thu-Sat 7pm, Sat 2pm. Thru Aug. 17. 1127 Market St.

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

Month of Momentum @ Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Daily protests, performances and actions protesting ICE's cruel and abusive internment of refugees and their children. Daily through August. 630 Sansome St.

Mutants @ Ivy Room, Albany
The pioneering punk band performs. $10. 8pm. 860 San Pablo Ave., Albany.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ SF Jazz Center
Eme Alfonso joins the acclaimed band for a night of New Orleans music. $60-$110. Also Aug 10 & 11. 201 Franklin St.

San Francisco Mime Troupe @ Bay Area Parks
The company celebrates its 60th anniversary and performs Treasure Island, an update on the classic tale, with a development/greed scandal as the story. Free/$20 donations; at Bay Area locales thru Sept 8.

Who's Your Mami Comedy @ Brava's Cabaret
Marga Gomez hosts and headlines a new monthly standup series, with Bernadetee Luckett, Dominique Gelin, Jesus U. BettaWork and Josiah Luis Alderete. $10-$15. 8pm. 2773 24th St.

Ziggy, Stardust and Me @ GLBT History Museum
Young-adult novelist James Brandon reads from and discusses his gay-themed '70s-set novel. $5. 7pm. Aug 9: Community Forum: LGBTQ Asian/Pacific Islander Justice, 7pm. Also, exhibits Chosen Familias: Bay Area LGBTQ Latinx Stories, and The Mayor of Folsom Street: Alan Selby's Legacy, an exhibit of the leather culture pioneer. 4127 18th St.

Garrett + Moulton @ YBCA Fri 9 photo: RJ Muna  

Border People @ The Marsh
Dan Hoyle's new solo show embodies multiple characters based around the U.S./Mexico border wall controversies; extended thru Aug. 30. $25-$100. Wed-Fri 8pm, Sat 5pm. 1062 Valencia St.

Fade to Connie @ Oasis
LA performer John Cantwell returns as Love Connie in a Roxy Music tribute of dance, drag and strangely beguiling multimedia. $27.50-$50. 7pm. Also Aug. 9. 298 11th St.

Garrett + Moulton @ YBCA
Four Acts of Light and Wonder, Janice Garrett and Charles Moulton's new 40-performer radiant dance work with live music by composer Jonathan Russell. $35-$42 (Aug 10 post-concert gala reception, $75-$500). 8pm. Aug 10, 8pm; Aug 11, 3pm. 700 Howard St.

Hairspray @ Victoria Theatre
Bay Area Musicals' new production of Mark Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan's toe-tapping Tony-winning musical about a Baltimore '60s TV show, based on the John Waters film. $35-$100. 8pm. Thu 7:30pm. Fri & Sat 8pm. Sat & Sun 2pm, thru Aug. 11. 2961 16th St.

A History of World War II @ The Marsh Berkeley
Theatre Rhinoceros' Artistic Director/playwright John Fisher's solo show about WWI stories, including a bungle plot to assassinate Hitler. $20-$100. Fri 8pm, Sat 5pm. Thru Sept. 7. 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley.

Judy Grahn, Francesca Bell @ Alley Cat Books
The poets read from their new works. 6:30pm. 3036 24th St. 3036 24th St.

Off the Wall @ Mission Cultural Center
Opening reception for an exhibit and sale of historic Mission Grafica Printmaking Studio's decades of posters and prints. 6:30pm-9pm. Main Gallery, thru Sept. 20. 2868 Mission St.

Hairspray @ Victoria Theatre Fri 9  

Older and Out
@ North Berkeley Senior Center

Weekly group discussion about problems for elders in the LGBT community. 3:15pm. 1901 Hearst Ave., Berkeley.

Outside Lands
@ Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park

The annual huge music, comedy and food festival includes headliners Paul Simon, Flume, Blink-182, Counting Crows, Mavis Staples and dozens of other acts (see last week's issue for coverage of queer acts: $155-$700. 11am-11pm. thru Aug. 11. Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park.

Queer California:
Untold Stories
@ Oakland Museum

Multimedia exhibition documenting California LGBT lives, with contemporary artwork, rare historical materials, film, photography, sculpture; thru Aug. 11. Friday 5pm LGBT film screenings. Also, 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. Free/$15. 1000 Oak St.

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

Shortlived VIII @ PianoFight
PianoFight and A.C.T. present the nation's largest audience-judged theater competition, with multiple short plays performed over several weeks. $20; thru Aug. 10 (Finals at the Strand Theater Sept 7 & 8). 144 Taylor St.

A Star Is Born: the Concert @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
Scott Coulter, Carole J. Buford, John Boswell and Kelli Rabke perform in a new cabaret concert of songs from the three musical films. $45-$75. 8pm. Also Aug 10. 222 Mason St.

Cabaret @ SF Playhouse Sat 10 photo: Jessica Palopoli  

Animation Exhibits @ Walt Disney Museum
Mickey Mouse: From Walt to the World (thru Jan 6), and other exhibits of animation art by the prolific studio's artists. 104 Montgomery St, The Presidio. $5-$25. 10am-6pm. Closed Tue.

Beach Blanket Babylon @ Club Fugazi
The musical comedy revue celebrates its final year with fun 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.

Dewele @ Yoshi's Oakland
The talented R&B singer performs with his band. $44-$74. 7:30pm & 9:30pm. 510 Embarcadero West., Oakland.

Queer Asia, BearPad @ Strut
Opening reception for Queer Asia: Identity [re]defined, a group exhibit of Bay Area queer Asian artists' works. 7pm-9:30pm. Also, Woof/Grrr, X/O, the artist's exhibit of illustrated colorful gay erotica. Thru August. 470 Castro St.

Cabaret @ SF Playhouse
New local production of Kander & Ebb and Masteroff's classic musical based on the John Van Druten play and stories by Christopher Isherwood, set in Weimar Germany. $35-$125. Tue-Thu & Sun 7pm. Fri & Sat 8pm. Also Sat 3pm, Sun 2pm. Thru Sept. 14. 450 Post St.

Comic Exhibits @ Cartoon Art Museum
Surfside Girls, original work from book illustrator Kim Dwinell; other ongoing exhibits. Free-$10. 11am-5pm, except Wed. 781 Beach St.

David King @ IS Fine Art and Design
The local artist's new beguiling collage/abstract works. 1100 Sutter St.

Del Shores @ Oasis
The gay playwright and author performs S-Stirrer, his new solo show full of impromptu gossip and dish. $20-$40. 7pm. 298 11th St.

Dewele @ Yoshi's Oakland
The talented R&B singer performs with his band. $44-$74. 7:30pm & 9:30pm. 510 Embarcadero West., Oakland.

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.

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

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

Mia Nakano @ CIIS
The Visibility Project, the artist's series of portraits of diverse people. Desai Matta Gallery, California Institute of Integral Studies, 1453 Mission St.

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.

Roan at the Gates @ Berkeley City Club
Central Works' production of Christina Gorman's political thriller (adapted from her novel) about an NSA analyst's secret life, and his wife's possible betrayal. $22-$38, thru Aug 18. 2315 Durant Ave., Berkeley.

Three Solo Exhibitions @ Marcury 20, Oakland Sat 10  

Rosie Rally
@ Craneway Pavilion, Richmond

Annual day celebrates women WWII-era laborers; dress up like Rosie! Enjoy food, music, dancing, costume contests and more. 11am-4pm. Also, next door, LGBTQ Histories from the WWII Home Front, the park's indoor exhibit that showcases the lives of historic LGBT people. Open daily 10am-5pm. 1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 3000, Richmond.

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.

Three Solo Exhibitions @ Marcury 20, Oakland
Nick Dong's Mendsmith Project, Chris Komater's homoerotic Jack & Mack, and Ruth Tabancay's Geometricity 3.0. Artists' reception Aug 10, 4pm-6pm. Reg. hours Thu-Sat 12pm-6pm. Thru Sept 7. 475 25th St., Oakland.

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.

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.

Women's Open Mic @ Plymouth United Church of Christ, Oakland
Singer-songwriter Shazam is featured, with open mic (7:30) and potluck (6:30pm) for women. $7-$10. 424 Monte Vista, Oakland.

Writers With Drinks @ The Make-Out Room
Namwali Serpell and Vanessa Hua are featured, with Lynn Breedlove, Sarah Rose Etter, Seth Katz, Brandon Melendez, and host Charlie Jane Anders, at the monthly literature and liquor night. $10. 7pm. 3225 22nd st.

Expedition Reef @ California Academy of Sciences Sun 11  

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.

Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin
@ de Young Museum

First museum retrospective of the renowned California tattoo artist; thru Oct. 6. Also, Ana Prvac Ki: Detour (thru Sept 29), Specters of Disruption (thru Nov 10) and exhibits of Modern and historic art, including embroidery, Maori portraits and installations. Free/$28. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park.

Expedition Reef @ California Academy of Sciences
Exhibits and planetarium shows with various live, interactive and installed exhibits about animals, plants and the earth; Skin, a multi-species hands-on exhibit; 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.

Floral Exhibits @ 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.

Kronos Quartet @ Yoshi's Oakland
The award-winning acclaimed music ensemble performas at the elegant restaurant-nightclub. $49-$89. 7pm. 510 Embarcadero West., Oakland.

Pink Martini @ Stern Grove
The sophisticated swing band performs; Barrio Manouche opens. Free, BYO picnic, blankets. 2pm. 19th Ave. at Sloat Blvd.

PJ Morton @ The New Parish, Oakland
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter performs. $32.50. 10pm. 1743 San Pablo Ave., Oakland.

That Don Reed Show @ The Marsh Berkeley Sun 11  

Plant Exhibits @ Conservatory of Flowers
Artfully arranged plant and floral exhibits; special evening events and parties. 100 John F. Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park.

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.

Smack Dab @ Manny's
Queer open mic with host Larry-bob Roberts. 5pm. 3092 16th St.

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.

Tattoos in Japanese Prints @ Asian Art Museum
Tattoos in Japanese Prints and The Bold Brush of Au Ho-Nein, both thru Aug. 18; also, Contemporary works by Tanabe Chikuunsai IV, Kim Heecheon and Liu Jianhua; exhibits of sculpture and antiquities. Sunday café specialties from $7-$16. Free-$20. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm. 200 Larkin St.

That Don Reed Show @ The Marsh Berkeley
The acclaimed solo performer's show about dealing with racism in show business returns for an extended run. $20-$100. Sat 8:30pm, Sun 5:30pm. Thru Sept. 1. 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley.

Vanessa Bousay @ Oasis
The local drag chanteuse sings I've Gotta Be Me, a new concert of Rat Pack-era classic songs, with co-stars Steven Satyricon, Tom Shaw on piano and Roberta Drake on drums. $25. 7pm. 298 11th St.

Various Exhibits @ Treasure Island Museum
Collections of Golden Gate Expo postcards, military memorabilia and more. Building One, Treasure Island, One Avenue of the Palms.

Queer as German Folk @ SF Public Library  

Queer as German Folk @ SF Public Library
Exhibit of ephemera and memorabilia about Stonewall rebellion commemorations in Germany and worldwide; film series Thursdays in August (Aug 8 & 15); additional exhibit also at Eureka Valley Branch, 1 Jose Sarria Court at 16th; both thru Sept 26. 100 Larkin St.

Syed Afzal Haider @ The Green Arcade Bookstore
Book launch for the author's novel, Life of Ganesh. 7pm. 1680 Market St. at Gough.

We Are More @ California Humanities, Oakland
Exhibit of art by four queer comic artists; Ajuan Mance, Breena Nuñez, Lawrence Lindell, and Trinidad Escobar. Thru Sept. 538 9th St. Suite 210. Oakland.

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.

Andy Warhol @ SF MOMA Tue 13  

Andy Warhol @ SF MOMA
Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again, a new exhibition of the iconic pop artist's works, the first retrospective in 25 years; thru Sept 2. Also, Don't! Photography and the Art of Mistakes; Far Out: Suits, Habs, Labs for Outer Space, and The Chronicles of San Francisco, photo-muralist JR's interactive community giant group portrait; other exhibits of Modern art. Free/$25. Fri-Tue 10am-5pm; Thu 10am-9pm. 151 3rd St.

Boze Hadley @ SF Main Library
Author of Marilyn Forever: Musings on an American Icon by the Stars of Yesterday and Today (2016) and Marilyn: Lost Images from the Hollywood Photo Archive (2018) discusses his books, available for sale and signing. 1pm. Hormel Center, 3rd floor, 100 Larkin St.

Interior/Exterior @ Museum of Craft & Design
Group exhibit of works curated by Ariel Zaccheo; also, Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object, curated by David Cole; both thru Dec. 1. 2569 3rd St.

Queer Voices @ American Bookbinders Museum
Paperbacks and Periodicals Forging Community, an exhibit of pulp fiction and early paperback books; thru Aug. 31. Tue-Sat 10am-4pm. 355 Clementina St.

Smoke & Mirrors: The War on Drugs @ AAACC
Exhibit of works by six muralists and 20 artists focusing on pot use, hemp, and historical elements of cannabis in communities of color. Tue-Fri 12pm-6pm. Sat til 5pm. Thru Aug 31. 762 Fulton St.

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

Lisa Duggan @ Alley Cat Books  

Cabaret Karaoke @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
Dick Bright MCs the new weekly karaoke night at the elegant nightclub. $12-$15. ($20 food/drink min.). thru Sept. 25. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St.

Lisa Duggan @ Alley Cat Books
The author of Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed discusses her book with B. Ruby Rich. 7pm. 3036 24th St. 3036 24th St.

Mirage Group Reading @ Wattis Institute
Poetry readings by Jeremy Benson, Brendan Cook, Sofía Córdova, Ryanaustin Dennis, Lourdes Figueroa, Ivy Johnson, and Jacob Kahn; introduction by Eric Sneathen. Free. 6:30pm. 360 Kansas St.

Naked Men's Sketch @ Eros
Get naked and take turns modeling at the sex club's popular weekly event. Donations/no entrance fee. 7pm-9pm. 2051 Market St.

Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez @ Sanchez Contemporary Gallery, Oakland
Exhibit of the artist's portraits of Puerto Rican Resilience. 1951 Telegraph Ave., Oakland.

Richard Caldwell Brewer @ Lost Art Salon
Exhibit of works by the late gay artist (1923-2014). Reception 6pm-8pm. Mon-Sat 10am-5:30pm. 245 South Van Ness Ave., #303.

Woodstock 50th @ Ashkenaz, Berkeley
Stu Allen and Mars Hotel, Tammi Brown, Luna Fish, San Francisco Airship and Kyra Gordon perform classic rock hits (Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane) celebrating the half-century anniversary of the Woodstock concerts. $15-$50. Thru Aug 18. 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley.

Butch Voices @ Oakstop Thu 15  

Annabeth Rosen @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped, an exhibit of works by the Californian sculptor; thru Jan 19. Aug 15: Experiments in Sonic Potential with jazz oboist musician Kyle Bruckmann, 7pm. Other exhibits, too. Free/$17. 736 Mission St.

Butch Voices @ Oakstop
10th annual festival of butch lesbians, with workshops, performances, panels, and more. $100-$200. Thru Aug 18. 1721 Broadway, Oakland.

Drunk Drag Broadway: Dizney! @ Oasis
Chyna Maykit and her crew performs classic songs with a boozy edge. $25-$50. 7pm. Also Aug. 16., 17, 22-24. 298 11th St.

Early Rubens @ Legion of Honor
Exhibit of epic massive paintings of biblical and mythical subjects by Peter Paul Rubens; Thru Sept. 8. Also, Strange Days: Dada, Surrealism, and the Book (July 20-Nov 10), and other beautiful exhibits of classical and modern art. Free/$30. Lincoln Park, 100 34th Ave.

Exclusion @ Presidio Officers Club Thu 15  

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; extended thru June 2020. 50 Maraga Ave.

Flamboyance @ Berber
Wild Arabian Nights, a fundraiser for the LGBT Asylum Project, includes a delicious four-course meal ($95), wine-pairing option ($50), singer Bebe Sweetbriar, and sensual Boylesque acts Dylan Bradley, David Nguyen and Juliano Wade. 7:30pm-10pm. 1516 Broadway St.

The Gay Divorce Play @ Potrero Stage
Carson Beker, Nicole Jost and Genevieve Jessee's immersive interactive theatre ritual of a queer marriage dissolution party. $26.50. Thu-Sat 8pm. Sun 7pm, thru Aug. 25. 1695 18th St.

Show Us Your Spines @ Jolene's
Radar Productions reading series, with Chibueze Crouch, Vanessa Rochelle Lewis, Anthony Veasna So and Yodassa Williams. 6:30pm. 2700 16th St.

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. Talks and events thru the exhibit's run. Extended thru Sept 1. 100 Montgomery St.

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.

Wicked @ San Jose Center for the Performing Arts
Broadway San Jose presents the touring company of Winnie Holzman and Stephen Schwartz's mega-hit musical about Oz's rival witches, based on the Gregory Maguire novel. $62-$112. Tue-Thu 7:30pm. Fri & Sat 8pm. Sat 2pm, Sun 1pm & 6:30pm; thru Sept. 8. 255 South Almaden Blvd., San Jose.

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