Wilsey Court

Live Performance by the Cockettes

drag performer
September 19, 2014 - 6:30pm8:30pm

Show-stopping numbers by the Cockettes, the theater troupe documented in the early 1970s in photographs on view in Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay, are brought to life again! The stars of the Thrillpeddlers, including original members of the Cockettes, recreate senes from "Pearls over Shanghai," "Hot Greeks," "Vice Palace," and "Tinsel Tarts in a Hot Coma," which took place in front of the old de Young building many years ago.

September 19, 2014 - 6:30pm

Artist Demonstration by Favianna Rodriguez

Favianna Rodriquez
July 25, 2014 - 6:00pm8:30pm

Join visual artist and activist, Favianna Rodriguez, as she celebrates the resiliency, courage, and determination of immigrants who come to the United States. Rodriguez will be sharing her popular art project “Migration is Beautiful” by completing a life-size mural with the image of a monarch butterfly, the longest traveling insect that migrates through Mexico, the United States, and Canada. The artist explains: "The monarch butterfly represents the beauty of migration and the fundamental right that living beings have to freely move.

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Live Music by Kippy Marks

Kippy Marks playing the violin
August 8, 2014 - 6:30pm7:15pm

Enliven your evening with an electric violin performance by Kippy Marks, who has been delighting audiences worldwide with his lively and energetic stylings for over two decades and currently has 9 projects to his credit.

Kippy is proud to announce a new release due out in August 2014  titled "Under The Covers." With this new release, Kippy serves up hits like “Under the Covers,” “Locked out of Heaven,” and “Call Me Maybe,” just to name a few. This new release is packed with energy, love, and fun and is bound to be one of your favorites.

August 8, 2014 - 6:30pm

Performance by Las Chicas de Esta Noche

July 11, 2014 - 6:30pm8:30pm

Las Chicas de Esta Noche—Lulu Ramirez, Persia, and Vicky Jimenez—will delight museum visitors with their dance performances, singing, lip-synching, and gorgeous costumes while comedian Marga Gomez lights up the stage with her insights and brilliant humor. 

This event is organized in collaboration with René Yañez, co-founder of Galería de la Raza, curator, and activist.

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